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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto firm, with Stanford ties, scores big IPO

The auspicious initial public offering of a Palo Alto-based financial-advice firm last week has IPO watchers hopeful that...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jarred, on Mar 24, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 3 comments | 1846 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How Governments Spend Taxpayers' Money

At the time of this so called historic healthcare bill, I thought it timely to share this video to show in a humorous yet...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by ten18, on Mar 24, 2010 at 9:06 am | 2 comments | 1937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Founder of Palo Alto Bicycles dies

Bernhard J. (Bernie) Hoffacker, original owner of Palo Alto Bicycles, died Dec. 5, a few days short of his 92nd birthday,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 24, 2010 at 8:26 am | 6 comments | 3376 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to hang photos and art

A little forethought will avoid unsightly holes in the wall Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16210...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 24, 2010 at 2:00 am | 1 comment | 2466 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's MacQuitty runs nation's fastest 800 meters

Palo Alto High senior Philip MacQuitty has made a career out of running well at long distances. He has become so accomplished...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jared, on Mar 23, 2010 at 11:53 pm | 8 comments | 4914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foreign language immersion for only one year

Hi, My child was offered admission into a private foreign language immersion school and after careful consideration of...

Original post made by Palo Alto mom on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:01 pm | 36 comments | 3488 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A slice of 'pi'

Lucille Nixon Elementary School fifth-grader Maggie Wang colors in her share of the humongous paper quilt she and her 22...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by pi, on Mar 23, 2010 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 2418 Views

AROUND TOWN

County TB cases still high despite statewide drop

Tuberculosis cases in Santa Clara County are the third highest in the state and remain high despite a large drop in the rest...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by George, on Mar 23, 2010 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 1868 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill Palo Alto campus may be rebuilt slowly

Foothill College could expand the square footage it occupies at Palo Alto's Cubberley Community Center by 43 percent and...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by ron greenlee, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 2108 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue trees get the axe

The planned removal of 50 mature street trees lining the California Avenue business district has some residents, shoppers...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Lauren, on Mar 23, 2010 at 12:45 am | 150 comments | 11423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anna Caltabiano

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Original post made on Feb. 26, 2008
Last comment by Bvrrvs, on Mar 22, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 9 comments | 3496 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest two, seek third in EPA shooting

Police arrested two suspects Friday and are looking for a third person of interest in a shooting at the Boys & Girls Club...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2832 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys make tennis history with a title

There was singing on the bus that carried the Menlo School boys' tennis team to and from dinner on Saturday night. The music,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 22, 2010 at 6:24 pm | 9 comments | 4408 Views

AROUND TOWN

more businesses being kicked out of downtown Palo Alto

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14705247 Anyone know what is really going on?...

Original post made by Sarah on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 22, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 9 comments | 2322 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area housing market remains slow

Despite a modest rise last month, Bay Area home sales continue to stagnate, according to the latest figures released Thursday...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Super, on Mar 22, 2010 at 4:25 pm | 10 comments | 2409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer School at Palo Verde

Hi: I was thinking of enrolling my kid who is going to start kindergarten in 2010 in the summer program at Palo Verde. Does...

Original post made by Vianica on Mar. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

DEMISE OF DIDDAMS — OR NOT? ... One of Palo Alto's most established businesses, Diddams, the popular downtown toy and party...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 22, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 3952 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Calls to Eshoo mostly in favor of health overhaul

As President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders continued twisting arms for votes, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by R Wray, on Mar 22, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 72 comments | 3912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Time to Discard Tinsley

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Original post made by Resident on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by proud Tinsley participant, on Mar 22, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 54 comments | 7599 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Smoky fire on Byron Street related to dishwasher

A basement fire related to a kitchen dishwasher caused about $75,000 damage to a two-story house in the 1100 block of Byron...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Old Timer With Questions, on Mar 22, 2010 at 11:36 am | 6 comments | 2261 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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