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MOVIES

Vikings strike a big number in girls soccer

==BI Prep report == Six different players scored and the Palo Alto girls soccer team went on to beat visiting Capuchino,...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1619 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kniss says she didn't break campaign-finance law

Weeks before Election Day, incumbent Palo Alto City Council candidate Liz Kniss pivoted from her campaign's earlier policy...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 8, 2017 at 6:13 pm | 53 comments | 3871 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing agency eyes new affordable housing sites

After a bruising 2013 defeat of its proposal to build affordable senior apartments in south Palo Alto, the nonprofit Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Dan Gold, on Feb 8, 2017 at 4:29 pm | 39 comments | 6856 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pre-construction work starts on Caltrain electification

Preparations for the construction work needed to electrify Caltrain along the Peninsula corridor have started and will last...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Kevin, on Feb 8, 2017 at 1:24 pm | 32 comments | 3878 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flood watch called for East Palo Alto

The National Weather Service and local authorities have issued a flood watch for the City of East Palo Alto on Tuesday at...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by David, on Feb 8, 2017 at 8:15 am | 4 comments | 11843 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Appeals court to hear Trump administration's bid to reinstate travel ban

A federal appeals court in San Francisco will hear arguments at 3 p.m. Tuesday on whether to reinstate a ban ordered by President...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 8, 2017 at 6:20 am | 5 comments | 1526 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo holds 'tele-town hall' meeting tonight

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo will be available to discuss any issue and answer questions from the public during a Tele-Town Hall...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by @resident, on Feb 7, 2017 at 8:21 pm | 9 comments | 1450 Views

AROUND TOWN

New deal to keep CinéArts Theatre open for two years

Palo Alto's popular CinéArts theater will remain open for at least two more years, thanks to a new agreement between the...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 7, 2017 at 4:01 pm | 31 comments | 6208 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

<B>'No' to negative tactics Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/21/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 7, 2017 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 613 Views

SPORTS

His influence continues to be felt

Since the Central Coast Section began handing out team titles in boys tennis beginning in 1972, three schools have dominated...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Jim Webster, on Feb 7, 2017 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Landscaping around the oaks

The previous owners of Jesse Johnson's new home told him they tried to put a pool in the back yard, but it didn't work out....

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1591 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto school board discusses progress made — and delayed — on district goals

Finding a way to reliably track students' homework loads, increasing consistency in high school courses and taking the next...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by Alternative Program?, on Feb 7, 2017 at 9:24 am | 25 comments | 2990 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County officials file lawsuit challenging president's executive order

The County of Santa Clara filed a lawsuit Friday in federal court challenging President Donald Trump's executive order that...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
Last comment by Mo, on Feb 7, 2017 at 7:28 am | 5 comments | 1908 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three youths arrested for attempted residential burglary

Three 16-year-old teens who allegedly attempted to break into a Palo Alto home were arrested by police after a resident reported...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Feb 7, 2017 at 6:45 am | 1 comment | 2889 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rex Manor / Mountain Shadows

Mountain View's Rex Manor-Mountain Shadows neighborhood is a potpourri of diversity in northern Santa Clara County. Bounded...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
There are no comments yet. 4172 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Late cash from developers boosted Tanaka, Fine campaigns

In the weeks before and after Nov. 8, then-City Council candidates Greg Tanaka and Adrian Fine received several large contributions...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by It's really the comp plan, on Feb 7, 2017 at 12:02 am | 33 comments | 4322 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford student, others sue Trump over immigration ban

A Yemeni Stanford University freshman and two other California students filed a lawsuit Thursday against President Donald...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Feb 6, 2017 at 10:37 pm | 23 comments | 3942 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'The Three Little Pigs' build homes at PA Children's Theatre

Who’s afraid of the big, bad wolf? In Palo Alto Children’s Theatre’s new production of "The Three Little Pigs," that...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jeral Poskey, on Feb 6, 2017 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 1204 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto nonprofit gets $3.1 million from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

An East Palo Alto nonprofit group that helps thousands of low-income residents with housing and immigration issues will receive...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
Last comment by Michael Levin, on Feb 6, 2017 at 7:01 pm | 9 comments | 8760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

REDUCE Aircraft Noise - Meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - Thursday Sept 29, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Palo Alto and Neighboring Communities, If you are concerned with the alarming increase in aircraft noise over our communities,...

Original post made by Sky Posse Palo Alto on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by What?, on Feb 6, 2017 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 370 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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