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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City has little leeway with unfinished homes

Eight years after construction began, a Barron Park residence remains unfinished, much to the chagrin of neighbors who find...

Original post made on May. 12, 2013
Last comment by Toxic, on Nov 15, 2015 at 6:41 pm | 42 comments | 12261 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Inside Station 6

A siren screamed as Engine 66 raced down El Camino Real on its way to a medical call. Once there, the three-man crew jumped...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Nov 15, 2015 at 2:43 pm | 34 comments | 9668 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford provost to students: 'We have no desire to sweep anything under the rug'

Stanford University administrators engaged in rare public dialogue with students about sexual-assault issues on campus during...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by Etchemendy and the "woman question", on Nov 15, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 19 comments | 6649 Views

SPORTS

Stanford turnovers too much to overcome in loss to Ducks

Oregon beat Stanford, 38-36, in a Pac-12 Conference football contest to remain in the hunt for the North Division title and...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2015
Last comment by Peachtree High School Gtad, on Nov 15, 2015 at 1:41 pm | 2 comments | 3982 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Our schools: some questions about the 22nd century

The plan for a new combined middle and high school in Palo Alto was unveiled at a special Oct. 26 meeting. We should look...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by Volunteers2, on Nov 15, 2015 at 11:49 am | 3 comments | 2536 Views

SPORTS

True team effort leads Menlo girls to another CCS tennis title

Menlo School freshmen Ashley Vielma and Taylor Gould had a big tennis decision to make before Saturday's Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2015
Last comment by Tennis Fan, on Nov 15, 2015 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 4762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly teacher resigns following sexual-harassment case

A Palo Alto High School teacher has received $150,000 from the school district in exchange for his resignation following...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by Ashamedof PaloAlto, on Nov 14, 2015 at 9:42 am | 24 comments | 10610 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to residents: Don't sign PG&E tree removal contracts

Concerned about Pacific Gas & Electric's planned chop-down of hundreds of Palo Alto's mature trees, city officials have sent...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2015
Last comment by ME, on Nov 13, 2015 at 6:11 pm | 33 comments | 8210 Views

AROUND TOWN

After-school program builds kids' life skills

It was 5:25 p.m. on a Friday when a group of about 25 kids from the Palo Alto Housing Corporation's Residential Services...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Peaceman , on Nov 13, 2015 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 3863 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CDC to conduct suicide study

At the Palo Alto school district's request, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has agreed to conduct an...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by Experienced Parent, on Nov 13, 2015 at 11:04 am | 38 comments | 10212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn girls have shot at ending CCS tennis droughts

==BI Prep roundup== The last time the Gunn girls played in a Central Coast Section Team Tournament title match was 1993....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Nov 13, 2015 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 3686 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 Nov. 13, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/11/13/building-permits posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Three options instead of three wishes

Residents don't need to rub a magic lamp to save energy at home, but they can still turn to a genie &#8212; the Home Efficiency...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>HOMESTEADING 101 ...</B> Learn how to both save water and plants on <B>Saturday, Nov. 14</B>, 2-5 p.m., at the Common...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Positively Green: The importance of good ventilation

In previous columns, I have mentioned the term "building science," an approach to building or remodeling a home that takes...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/11/13/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to debut proposals for new public safety building

Plans for a new public safety building in Palo Alto will get an airing on Nov. 18 when the city holds a community meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

A celebration of life, relationships

A festival of enlightenment, of the triumph of good over evil, will take place in Barron Park this Sunday, Nov. 15, when...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feeling like family

Firefighters work and live together for 24 hours, so they can't help but bond in a way people in other professions aren't...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
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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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