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PALO ALTO ISSUES

bicycle bridge over Hwy 101 between Palo Alto and Google to be scrapped?

Palo Alto held a design contest for this bridge recently, which was apparently mismanaged, but now is the whole project cancelled?...

Original post made by commuter on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Bridget, on Mar 10, 2016 at 8:20 pm | 12 comments | 549 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Bayshore Road Side Memorial?

Does anyone know what/whom the memorial is for on East Bayshore, just south of Amarrillo Ave and the park? ...

Original post made by Hmmm on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 10, 2016 at 8:04 pm | 1 comment | 579 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Death on RR Tracks?

What happened Saturday morning about 10:30 a.m.? At the Charleston railroad crossing, a PAPD car-- lights flashing-- was...

Original post made by Not Again on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by Long Duc Dong, on Mar 10, 2016 at 7:23 pm | 21 comments | 1210 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City payroll on the rise as workforce, salaries grow

A growing workforce and rising salaries have spurred a 6.8 percent jump in Palo Alto's employee costs last year, according...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Business Consultant, on Mar 10, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 26 comments | 4682 Views

SPORTS

Menlo School baseball keeps finding ways to post victories

Prep roundup Menlo School's Chandler Yu pitched a gem, RJ Babiera drove in the winning run, and the Knights got contributions...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by ClearEyed, on Mar 10, 2016 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 2189 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district shifts, again, on counseling work

Palo Alto school district staff have pivoted on an idea for a committee that would have identified a new, unified counseling...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by It's a good cycle, on Mar 10, 2016 at 3:20 pm | 9 comments | 3338 Views

SPORTS

Priory boys, M-A girls advance in the NorCal hoop playoffs

The postseason continues for the Priory boys and Menlo-Atherton girls following their first-round regional victories in the...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Mar 10, 2016 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 551 Views

SPORTS

Paly hires former Arizona State QB as its new football coach

Sports plays a big part in Danny Sullivan's life and coaching can likely be found in his DNA. That's why Sullivan and Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by CoachFromAnotherTown, on Mar 10, 2016 at 11:27 am | 8 comments | 4703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five-day storm period to bring rain to Bay Area

Three storm systems forecast for Thursday through Monday could drop up to eight inches of rain in the North Bay mountains...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Hopenchange, on Mar 10, 2016 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 3341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Concerns over academic laning resurface

The school district's board room was full early Tuesday morning with parents who turned out to hear what became a wide-ranging...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by It's the Boasting, Stupid, on Mar 9, 2016 at 7:05 pm | 26 comments | 4337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Selling home: tanbark recommendation?

Well hello everyone - after many years living in my home, I will soon be putting her onto the market. Might someone have...

Original post made by Bernice on Mar. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford's Rosco Allen makes All-Pac-12 first team

Stanford senior Rosco Allen was selected to the All-Pac-12 First Team, the conference announced Monday. The all-conference...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Mark Connolly, on Mar 9, 2016 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 2489 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Express yourself

In partnership with TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, administrators and teachers will be engaging students in discourse on gender...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 8, 2016 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 3237 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City completes settlement over claims of excessive police force

The Los Altos Hills resident who claimed that Palo Alto officers used excessive force on him after he suffered an epileptic...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 8, 2016 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 2816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford grad qualifies for Olympics in synchronized swim

==BI Of local note == Stanford grad Mariya Koroleva qualified for the Rio Olympic Games in synchronized swimming this summer...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Gunn 'Mum, on Mar 8, 2016 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 2798 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board committee eyes new donations policy

The Palo Alto Board of Education's policy-review committee proposed Thursday morning that the superintendent seek the board's...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Spade, on Mar 8, 2016 at 10:51 am | 12 comments | 2784 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe opens in Palo Alto

After months of delays, Bill's Cafe has opened in Midtown Palo Alto, serving breakfast and lunch seven days a week. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Mar 8, 2016 at 4:16 am | 34 comments | 9402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View council puts pod cars back in the mix

Taking the initiative, Mountain View is hitting the accelerator on a goal to create a cutting-edge transit system that would...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by southbayresident, on Mar 8, 2016 at 12:51 am | 6 comments | 3662 Views

SPORTS

Menlo girls break string of ties with SHP at the right time

CCS roundup After two ties between the Menlo School and Sacred Heart Prep girls soccer teams during the regular season,...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2870 Views

SPORTS

A poor shooting effort sinks Stanford women in Pac-12 hoops

The Stanford women's basketball team lost to host UCLA, 56-36, on Sunday in a Pac-12 Conference contest, ending its 22-game...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2016
Last comment by Stanford DDDD, on Mar 7, 2016 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 3774 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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