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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford University student featured in Oscars performance

A Stanford University junior was one of 50 survivors of sexual assault asked to appear on stage with Lady Gaga during Oscars...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 6, 2016 at 11:56 am | 6 comments | 10436 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Americans less prepared for longer lives

Americans of all age groups are exercising more and smoking less than they were five or 10 years ago. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 5, 2016 at 9:08 pm | 5 comments | 4903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe comes to Palo Alto, Farmigo adds new pickup location

In this week's retail news, San Jose's popular breakfast-and-lunch restaurant Bill Cafe comes to Midtown Palo Alto, and Farmigo...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by PaloAlto, on Mar 5, 2016 at 7:37 pm | 3 comments | 10215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto struggles to keep up with job growth

The problems are clear: too many jobs, too much traffic and a housing shortage that is pushing long-time residents out of...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Yes You Can!, on Mar 5, 2016 at 3:46 pm | 52 comments | 6859 Views

SPORTS

Bad stretch costly for Stanford men in Pac-12 hoops loss

Dorian Pickens came off the bench to score a game-high 19 points, but it wasn't enough as the Stanford men's basketball team...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2016
Last comment by Les, on Mar 5, 2016 at 12:34 pm | 1 comment | 2238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Addison project & progressive parity: An open letter to the school board

To Heidi Emberling, Terry Godfrey, Melissa Baten Caswell, Camille Townsend, and Ken Dauber, Thank you for the thoughtful...

Original post made by Greg W on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Mother Necessity, on Mar 5, 2016 at 12:58 am | 54 comments | 2550 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Track Watch guard to be sentenced in burglary, robbery

A Palo Alto Track Watch guard who was arrested for burglarizing three residences and robbing a disabled woman is expected...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by I've heard , on Mar 4, 2016 at 5:48 pm | 6 comments | 3780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Addison revamp could cost $17M

An anonymous donor has committed $1.3 million toward a potential $16.96 million revamp of Addison Elementary School. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Michael O., on Mar 4, 2016 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 4590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The inconvenient truth about David Starr Jordan

The Palo Alto Unified School District has formed a committee to review whether Jordan Middle School should be renamed, given...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Mar 4, 2016 at 4:37 pm | 47 comments | 7126 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Changing the tide' on youth mental illness

More than 300 local parents, educators, clinicians and community members gathered Tuesday morning to discuss ways to combat...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Children's Health Council, on Mar 4, 2016 at 4:14 pm | 67 comments | 5218 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Google self-driving car blamed for crash with bus

For the first time, one of Google's self-driving vehicles appears responsible for causing an accident in Mountain View. The...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by The future can't be stopped, on Mar 4, 2016 at 4:10 pm | 23 comments | 4713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

<B><B>ONE-OF-A-KIND SHOP AT STANFORD ... </B>It's hard to imagine that an idea for a store at <B>Stanford Shopping Center</B>...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 6046 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is public transit just for low income people?

I have been having a discussion with a friend from overseas who lived here for a while and is coming back soon. I have been...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 28, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 4, 2016 at 11:22 am | 86 comments | 3077 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Winter Spare the Air' season ends

The Bay Area "Winter Spare the Air" season ended this week with only one wood-burning ban issued during the entire season,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Why?, on Mar 4, 2016 at 10:34 am | 3 comments | 462 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area newspaper chain announces major consolidation

The parent company of San Jose Mercury News, the Daily News, the Oakland Tribune and more than two dozen community newspapers...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by WK, on Mar 4, 2016 at 10:18 am | 11 comments | 4484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the county...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rent Watch

QDue to a change of jobs, I am about to move out of my current apartment. When I moved out of my prior apartment, the landlord...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/03/04/building-permits posted Friday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garden Tips: The art of control

What is the essence of gardening? Some think it is the connection with the earth; others think it is a complement to building...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>GROW, THEN EAT YOUR VEGGIES ... </B>Master Gardener <B>Vera Kark</B> will give step-by-step directions on starting...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2414 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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