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Home Front

<B><B>MORE ON MUSHROOMS ...</B> Local residents can make friends with fungi on <B>Saturday, Feb. 6,</B> 2-3:30 p.m., at Common...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

A Fresh Look: Selecting your home's exterior paint color

Choosing a paint color for your home's exterior can be daunting. But following these easy steps you can give your home more...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rent Watch

Q: I am a local property manager. Recently, after a rent increase notice was issued, a disabled tenant submitted a reasonable-accommodation...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Palo Alto school board discusses governance, district goals at retreat

The Palo Alto school board convened for an hours-long retreat on Friday, Jan. 22, at the Sheraton Hotel in Palo Alto, to...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by outsider, on Jan 29, 2016 at 8:00 am | 1 comment | 2161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Following the footsteps of a remarkable physician — Hewey Lee

The passing last week of Dr. R. Hewlett Lee &#8212; almost universally known by his nickname, Hewey &#8212; signifies more...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Palo Alto official named Portola Valley town manager

Jeremy Dennis, a former district director for Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, and more recently an advance planning...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Seriously?, on Jan 29, 2016 at 7:47 am | 5 comments | 4817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district tests out new math curriculum

Palo Alto Unified's elementary teachers started this year testing out mathematics curricula aligned with the new Common Core...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Math wars moronic, on Jan 28, 2016 at 8:11 pm | 15 comments | 7270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Stop profiting from density

A Palo Alto commercial property owner will soon buy from the City of Palo Alto the right to build a new building that is...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 28, 2016 at 4:57 pm | 48 comments | 5242 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Body found at beach identified as missing Palo Alto woman

A body found at a Santa Cruz County beach Monday evening has been identified as a Palo Alto woman missing since last week,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Blame Game, on Jan 28, 2016 at 9:15 am | 8 comments | 9424 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Russian family travels to Menlo Park for 'gift of hearing'

Rimma Krivtsova and her 5-year-old son Ivan "Vanya" Priimak who was born without two fully-formed ears, traveled to California...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by Lola, on Jan 28, 2016 at 8:39 am | 3 comments | 5098 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plots greener future at Sustainability Summit

Car-free corridors, a carbon tax and a charging station for every power-starved vehicle. Solar panels, smart meters galore...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by An Engineer, on Jan 27, 2016 at 4:44 pm | 15 comments | 4982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View, nearby cities lay out plan for new sales tax

A new sales tax to improve the South Bay's transportation woes won't go to voters until the end of the year, but officials...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Nothing, on Jan 27, 2016 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 2748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

transparency reduces suicides

I think Palo Alto by finally coming to terms with the cluster and stopping hiding it will result in no suicides this spring...

Original post made by biggo on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jan 27, 2016 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 546 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four arrested in Palo Alto in connection with auto burglaries

Palo Alto police arrested four people believed to be involved in auto burglaries in Palo Alto and Milpitas on Monday afternoon,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by iSez, on Jan 26, 2016 at 11:22 pm | 3 comments | 5038 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

An experiment in aging gracefully, in place

It's one thing to say you intend to age gracefully in your own home and avoid institutionalized care -- and something else...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Voice in the Wilderness, on Jan 26, 2016 at 7:22 pm | 6 comments | 8307 Views

SPORTS

Ogwumike sisters are finalists for USA Olympic hoop team

Former Stanford All-American sisters Chiney and Nneka Ogwumike were named as two of 25 finalists for the 2016 U.S. Olympic...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by dennis, on Jan 26, 2016 at 6:23 pm | 1 comment | 3978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scam telephone call

Just a heads up there is a telephone scam from a Dennis Qway (PA) who leaves a message that we are in trouble with the US...

Original post made by pares on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by pbs, on Jan 26, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 16 comments | 2521 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Transportation Mtg Tues 5/36 5:30 heads-up

THREE Important Places for You To Make Your Voice Heard Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting To Discuss: Comprehensive...

Original post made by PA resident on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by PAF, on Jan 26, 2016 at 5:08 pm | 3 comments | 429 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Do your part to combat climate change — Get an EV

Most Palo Altans don't need to be convinced that climate change is real, human-caused and a major threat. The planet is already...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2016
Last comment by An Engineer, on Jan 26, 2016 at 4:36 pm | 29 comments | 4928 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's VanDerveer honored with achievement award

==BI Cardinal corner== Stanford's women's basketball head coach Tara VanDerveer will be honored with the 2016 Coaching Corps...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by John, on Jan 26, 2016 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 3621 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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