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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cal Ave trees may be planted next month

Palo Alto's dramatic scramble to replace felled trees along California Avenue is expected to hit a milestone Monday night,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by MJ, on Nov 18, 2009 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 2458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

GATE - Talent Searches

I saw a reference to the Johns Hopkins and the Duke youth talent searches for 7th graders on the PAUSD GATE web page. How...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by another parent, on Nov 18, 2009 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 1952 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Expert helps Palo Alto police fight racial bias

Everyone, not just police officers, is guilty of racial bias. But as the nation's leading expert on racial profiling told...

Original post made on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by b, on Nov 18, 2009 at 9:49 am | 13 comments | 2415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter from Adolescent Counseling Services Director Philippe Rey

It is with great sadness that I write this email to inform you of the death of a Gunn High School student earlier (Tuesday)...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Mr Monk, on Nov 18, 2009 at 9:03 am | 12 comments | 2876 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jewish family agency wins citizenship grant

A $90,000 government grant to help persons with cognitive problems become U.S. citizens has been received by the Jewish Family...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 18, 2009 at 7:36 am | 13 comments | 2103 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children's Theatre, Art Center get new directors

In two moves that the City of Palo Alto hopes will revitalize its arts programs, new directors have been chosen for the Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Daria, on Nov 18, 2009 at 6:53 am | 3 comments | 3917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Palo Alto Children's Theatre director 'humbled, excited'

Judge Luckey's small office space is barren, except for a desk, chair and credenza he brought in last week. But the new Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Daria, on Nov 18, 2009 at 6:45 am | 2 comments | 3156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cal Ave to start seeing new trees next month

Palo Alto will have a greener, slightly shadier California Avenue before the end of this winter -- the City Council Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by mj, on Nov 17, 2009 at 11:58 pm | 2 comments | 2951 Views

SPORTS

Stanford, Harbaugh close to contract extension

Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh is close to completing a contract extension with the school. Athletic director Bob Bowlsby...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Alan Mela, on Nov 17, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 2237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Movie review: 2012

An Oscar-caliber cast and dazzling visual effects can't rescue this formulaic disaster flick from a script flooded with generic...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by V, on Nov 17, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 14 comments | 2081 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ohlone Prospective Parent Orientation Night Nov 17

I marked on my calendar that Ohlone Prospective Parent Orientation Night is on Nov 17 but I can't seem to find any reference...

Original post made by Interested in Ohlone on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by JSD, on Nov 17, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 2054 Views

SPORTS

Caltrain offers special service for the Big Game

Few things on the Peninsula have been around as long as Caltrain, but one of the closest competitors is the Big Game. Caltrain...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 17, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 2433 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto may get supermarket

For decades, East Palo Alto city officials have attempted to convince developers to build a supermarket in town so residents...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Nov 17, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 9 comments | 2662 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Expert assails May case evidence gathering

A former San Mateo County forensics expert on Monday gave scathing testimony criticizing the evidence gathering in the shooting...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Koa, on Nov 17, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 5 comments | 2242 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

25 evacuated after fire on Waverley Street

About 25 people had to evacuate a Waverley Street condominium complex Tuesday morning because of a fire at one of the building's...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by also, on Nov 17, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 2397 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another home-invasion robbery reported

A man forced his way into a Mountain View woman's apartment through a closed window early Saturday morning, held her at gunpoint...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by to ms. davis, on Nov 17, 2009 at 1:58 pm | 20 comments | 2272 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate Victor Frost hospitalized -- heart

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Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Eliot, on Nov 17, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 10 comments | 1142 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dog Meeting tonite at 7:00, Jordan Middle School

Do we need more dog runs? Should we ban dogs from school campuses? Should we enforce the leash law? Discussion with the community...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2110 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Defense expert: Officer May broke rules

A use-of-force expert for Alberto Alvarez, who is on trial for the murder of East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May, testified...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Thanks, Rick, on Nov 17, 2009 at 5:44 am | 15 comments | 3209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our High Schools Should Start Later!

Here's new research about the tie between sleep deprivation and teen depression: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/13/MN1E1AFT5P.DTL&tsp=1 Our...

Original post made by Caring About Teens on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 16, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 31 comments | 4003 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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