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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to take action on weighted grades, discuss college enrollment

At the height of the annual college-application process, the Palo Alto school board will hear a timely report Tuesday night...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by it's pretty simple, on Nov 18, 2016 at 5:28 am | 24 comments | 2585 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged vandals caught in the act in Menlo Park

A daylong spree of smashing car windows in Menlo Park came to an abrupt end when police responded to a call of vandalism...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Jun 28, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 7 comments | 2585 Views

SPORTS

No expansion plan yet for Pac-12 Conference

==BI Stanford's Watson wins golf tournament == The Pac-12 Conference will remain at a dozen teams as the league's presidents...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by John, on Sep 21, 2011 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 2585 Views

SPORTS

Menlo shocks SHP to move closer to CCS berth

==B Friday's prep football== Sophomore quarterback Jack Heneghan threw for 169 yards and ran for 92 more to lead Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by Ghost of Harbaugh, on Nov 14, 2011 at 10:47 pm | 3 comments | 2585 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View Neighborhoods

From an early stagecoach stop and agricultural center, Mountain View has grown since its incorporation in 1902 to a thriving...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Old Timer, on Oct 20, 2009 at 3:03 pm | 4 comments | 2585 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art imitates style

A group of large, stainless steel, kinetic animal sculptures from first-time exhibitor Fredrick Prescott will populate Sculpture...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Kim Leigh, on Aug 23, 2014 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 2585 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anna Eshoo Earmarks $2,000,000 in Tax Dollars to Search for Space Aliens

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Original post made by Chris on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 29, 2008 at 4:39 pm | 2 comments | 2584 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell foes won't sue over ballot language

Palo Alto residents looking to overturn the city's approval of a housing development on Maybell Avenue remain deeply concerned...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by PAPNZ member, on Sep 9, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 55 comments | 2584 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

First rail segment to stretch to Bakersfield

The first segment of California's proposed high-speed-rail line would extend from the unincorporated Central Valley community...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 24, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 8 comments | 2584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Black Eyed Peas (Food & Drink)

Winners from the Best Of Palo Alto 2011 (food and drink category). Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22205...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign to expand Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo raises $25M

A proposal to transform the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo into a more spacious, safe and whimsical habitat for humans and...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Feb 13, 2017 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 2584 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How Affordable is that Subdivision, Really? ABAG is Calling...

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Original post made by Mike on Jun. 25, 2008
Last comment by Donnie, on Jun 26, 2008 at 7:24 pm | 4 comments | 2583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Peninsula's largest shelter may close

With the recent spike in foreclosures putting a higher burden than ever on the Peninsula's temporary housing agencies, the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Simon, on Jan 5, 2009 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 2583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Typo caused 'implausible' high-speed-rail numbers

A memo containing information about ridership projections for the proposed high-speed rail contained a "typographical error"...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 14, 2010 at 11:01 am | 27 comments | 2583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to discuss Cubberley sale with Foothill

Palo Alto's stalled proposal to sell 8 acres of Cubberley Community Center to Foothill College officially reemerged Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by JW, on Mar 25, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 21 comments | 2583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Overdevelopment: learning from the past - RECALLS

I just wanted to share this article about the 1967 Recall Election. http://www.paloaltohistory.com/1967-palo-alto-recall.php "For...

Original post made by Remember on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 28, 2013 at 10:57 am | 11 comments | 2583 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens and alcohol

In light of recent events in Palo Alto HS magazine and also in Saratoga HS, I would like to ask fellow parents about what...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by is it true?, on Apr 18, 2013 at 7:57 am | 10 comments | 2583 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks remain perfect with big baseball tournaments looming

The Palo Alto Oaks aren't scheduled to play their final semipro baseball game of the summer until August. 15. The two biggest...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Crystal & Will Mosby (godfather), on Jul 25, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 2583 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Riley to play for New Zealand against Team USA

Stanford grad Ali Riley was one of 20 players named to the New Zealand women's national soccer team that will compete in...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Football Fern Fan, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 2583 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ohio Christian school tells student to skip prom

Just another reason why Sarah Palin should never become President (or VP). FINDLAY, Ohio – A student at a fundamentalist...

Original post made by You\'re All Going to You-Know-Where! on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 11, 2009 at 5:44 am | 22 comments | 2583 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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