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AROUND TOWN

The urge to collect

What leads a person to want to collect things? Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/03/03/the-urge-to-collect...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Mom, on Mar 6, 2017 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 3307 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: What will they write of me when I 'transition'?

I've discovered there's a definite point when a person becomes old. No, nothing like a special birthday, new decade or those...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by May your life be an inspiration, on Mar 6, 2017 at 1:53 pm | 6 comments | 2430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto boys open old-school arcade

Almost every Saturday, a garage in the Leland Manor neighborhood transforms into old-school arcade, filled with classic...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2017
Last comment by Sue Allen, on Mar 6, 2017 at 12:00 pm | 15 comments | 5205 Views

SPORTS

Paly's Zhao swims state qualifying mark in breaststroke

Prep report Grace Zhao picked up where she left off last year, swimming a state qualifying mark of 1:04.80 in winning the...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Mar 6, 2017 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 1004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Program marks 75th anniversary of Japanese internment

It's been 75 years since Executive Order 9066 mandated the internment of more than 110,000 Japanese-American citizens and...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2017
Last comment by FearCanBeVeryProfitableForSome, on Mar 6, 2017 at 12:24 am | 10 comments | 2149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Mike's Cafe expands; scooter showroom to open

In this week's retail news, read about Midtown Palo Alto's oldest neighborhood restaurant's plans for expansion and the...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2017
Last comment by Grease sensitive, on Mar 5, 2017 at 7:24 pm | 18 comments | 3337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dump truck hits U.S. Highway 101 overpass

A dump truck struck an overpass on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto on Thursday night, which has closed down two lanes not expected...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 5, 2017 at 6:09 pm | 26 comments | 11320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Behind the Headlines: Inside social-emotional education

Gunn High School Principal Denise Herrmann joins Palo Alto Weekly journalists Jocelyn Dong and Elena Kadvany to discuss the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2017
Last comment by Link?, on Mar 5, 2017 at 9:46 am | 8 comments | 1835 Views

BOOKS

Asian-inspired aerobics brings old traditions to new audience

Paper fans, handkerchiefs and dance sticks are proving to be a popular alternative to traditional fitness equipment on exercise...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2463 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes to 'megahouse' plan don't mollify neighbors

Proposed last July as an 11-bedroom, 14-bath home, plans for 1710 Newell Road in Palo Alto continue to upset neighbors —...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Mar 4, 2017 at 5:35 pm | 70 comments | 8405 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Committee members slam council for paring down Comprehensive Plan

The City Council's abrupt decision to remove all program from the city's guiding land-use document has left members of the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Mar 4, 2017 at 5:03 pm | 53 comments | 4512 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Ravenswood school district to host immigration forum

In the wake of a "recent surge in immigration actions by federal agencies," the Ravenswood City School District is hosting...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 4, 2017 at 11:42 am | 9 comments | 3135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>HOMES AND HOPE ... </B>Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Community Foundation, the Realtor's philanthropic arm,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1729 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood girls make their point in hoops loss to Mitty

Mikaela Topper scored 17 points, one of three Pinewood players to reach double figures in Friday night's 65-57 loss to the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2017
Last comment by Rich Altmaier, on Mar 4, 2017 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 1084 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain gets 3-month extension for electrification project

Caltrain has successfully negotiated an extension of the deadline for contractors to begin construction on a massive electrification...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Mar 3, 2017 at 8:32 pm | 17 comments | 1704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: City looking for feedback on speed limits

Palo Alto city staff will hold two public meetings starting Thursday, March 2, to get the public's feedback on whether to...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Mar 3, 2017 at 5:09 pm | 8 comments | 1632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suburban Park/Lorelei Manor/Flood Triangle

Tucked between Marsh Road, U.S. Highway 101 and Bay Road, the unassuming Suburban Park, Lorelei Manor and Flood Triangle...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Mar 3, 2017 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 7007 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Monday meeting on reverse flow aircraft noise

For those who are bothered by the ~2000 ft elevation flights during SJC's "reverse flow", consider attending a meeting on...

Original post made by Resident 11 on Feb. 25, 2017
Last comment by Todd, on Mar 3, 2017 at 10:16 am | 30 comments | 588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees supportive of social-emotional proposals

School trustees were supportive on Tuesday of a committee's proposal to bring a districtwide social-emotional curriculum...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by George, on Mar 3, 2017 at 7:51 am | 5 comments | 1753 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The education innovator

Revolutionary change in public education is rare. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/08/the-education-innovator...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 2, 2017 at 11:39 pm | 7 comments | 6553 Views
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Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 7,815 views

Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
By Steve Levy | 8 comments | 3,974 views

California Restaurant Association tests out public-awareness campaign in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 9 comments | 2,541 views

Driverless self-driving car testbed issues
By Douglas Moran | 4 comments | 1,291 views

Luck despite bad luck
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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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