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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Who's paying for the Georgia/Gunn Bike Path re-landscaping?

The weekend before school starts, the bike path between Georgia and Gunn H.S. is being re-landscaped by removing a center...

Original post made by Anonymous on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 16, 2015 at 1:29 am | 4 comments | 664 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents disturbed by short-cutting tech buses

A seeming invasion of rumbling commuter buses and large shuttles on Downtown North streets has some neighborhood residents...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Be Kind PA, on Aug 15, 2015 at 9:49 pm | 41 comments | 7761 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Summit explores how counties are addressing bike safety

Transportation leaders from government agencies, law enforcement, nonprofit organizations and the public will gather at the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Former Cyclist, on Aug 15, 2015 at 8:43 am | 21 comments | 3348 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford's graduate business school reopens after bomb threat

Police this morning evacuated the area around Stanford University's Graduate School of Business after school officials received...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
There are no comments yet. 4352 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Palo Alto students film mental health documentary

"Unmasked," a documentary to be released on Aug. 22, is the product of 13 Gunn and Palo Alto high school students' desire...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Aug 14, 2015 at 8:04 pm | 15 comments | 7329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Visual raptures: Stanford's Windhover Meditation Center opens offers inspiration through art

The recent opening of the Anderson Collection at Stanford, next door to the Cantor Arts Center, attracted a great deal of...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by friend, on Aug 14, 2015 at 7:39 pm | 3 comments | 1261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recent home sales

Previous sales date back to 1977 in this week's list of local sales. The 1977 sale for $88,500 occurred along Wilkie Way...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2119 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

Find local news and events related to real estate, interior design, home improvement and gardening. This week includes a...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

A Woodside sale surpasses seven figures this week, coming in at $14.5 million. Read the rest of the real estate numbers below...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits in Palo Alto

Residents around the city are removing, adding and updating their water heaters. Among these listings from July 8 to Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2299 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bike improvements eyed around Palo Alto high schools

With about two dozen bike projects already in the works in Palo Alto, city officials are preparing to sign off on two more...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Paly parent, on Aug 14, 2015 at 11:34 am | 31 comments | 7970 Views

RESTAURANTS

A cup of tradition

Turkish coffee is a wealth of tradition squeezed into a tiny porcelain cup. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/08/13/a-cup-of-tradition...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by andrew rich, on Aug 14, 2015 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 3732 Views

AROUND TOWN

5 million reasons to save energy

Palo Alto joins 49 other cities around the country to compete for a $5 million prize as part of an energy-saving competition...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to rebuild former Facebook headquarters draws concerns

A proposal to demolish Facebook's former headquarters at Stanford Research Park and construct four new office buildings at...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Ha!, on Aug 14, 2015 at 9:38 am | 8 comments | 5116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's longtime preK principal to retire

Longtime Palo Alto educator Sharon Keplinger is retiring from her post as the district's preK principal at the end of this...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Lionel, on Aug 14, 2015 at 7:46 am | 9 comments | 4982 Views

AROUND TOWN

The romance of ballroom dance

When Winston and Lilly Chow met in college, they had a common interest in ballroom dancing, each having taken one class for...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2015
Last comment by Swingcha, on Aug 14, 2015 at 4:53 am | 2 comments | 5292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Gatos principal named Palo Alto's deputy superintendent

The Palo Alto Unified School District has hired Los Gatos High School principal Markus Autrey to serve as the new deputy...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by True, on Aug 13, 2015 at 5:45 pm | 14 comments | 5860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brown Act concern trips up recycled-water project

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto began using recycled water to irrigate the local golf course and a portion of Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Celina, on Aug 13, 2015 at 3:11 pm | 22 comments | 5016 Views

AROUND TOWN

iPhones stolen in heist at downtown Palo Alto Apple store

Four men walked into the downtown Palo Alto Apple store on Tuesday afternoon and snatched 22 iPhones valued at $16,000, a...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by KDog650, on Aug 13, 2015 at 12:45 pm | 14 comments | 9331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board moves forward on Paly gym project

The Palo Alto school board will convene for a special meeting Monday, July 13, to take action on two items relating to Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 13, 2015 at 12:04 pm | 47 comments | 6930 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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