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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Former East Palo Alto mayor named Woman of the Year

Girls to Women Executive Director and former East Palo Alto Mayor Patricia Foster has been named the 2016 Woman of the Year...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Eileen Bailey, on Mar 17, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 7 comments | 3316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

According to Merc, Verizon Tower will be installed at Ball Park.

Yippee, better cell phone reception at last. http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_29649537/palo-alto-cell-tower-can-go-up-at...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Josh Becker withdraws from Assembly race

California state Assembly candidate Josh Becker announced in an email on Friday, March 11, that he will no longer be running...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2016
Last comment by Barry Chang, on Mar 17, 2016 at 10:52 am | 5 comments | 3062 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proposed November tax measure would target traffic

Seeking to kick the city's traffic-reduction efforts into a higher gear, the Palo Alto City Council on Monday night established...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Midtown, on Mar 16, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 30 comments | 3828 Views

AROUND TOWN

Child predator story buried, why?

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/03/15/police-man-exposes-himself-to-girl-walking-dogs-in-palo-alto Why is this...

Original post made by News? on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 16, 2016 at 7:01 pm | 6 comments | 407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board backs focus on new social-emotional curriculum

The Palo Alto school board endorsed Tuesday night a staff proposal to convene a district committee to evaluate current social-emotional...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Ferdinand, on Mar 16, 2016 at 5:42 pm | 8 comments | 4831 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood girls pull off a shocker, top nation's No. 1

==BI NorCal roundup== Before the Pinewood girls hit the road to face one of the biggest challenges in the history of the...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Mar 16, 2016 at 1:53 pm | 2 comments | 1829 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stylish and timeless

The Crescent Park couple knew from day one in 2005 that the house they had bought had shoddy cabinets in the kitchen. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Stephen Grey, on Mar 16, 2016 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 6140 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents prepare for expansion of parking program

Downtown Palo Alto's shifting parking landscape will undergo another tremor on April 1, when the new phase of the city's...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 16, 2016 at 10:43 am | 54 comments | 4909 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ford to open Smart Mobility subsidiary

Car maker Ford Motor Co. will open a subsidiary to invest in mobility services in Palo Alto, the company announced on March...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Marc, on Mar 16, 2016 at 10:29 am | 13 comments | 10493 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidates rake in cash for Assembly race

With the race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento heating up, Cupertino Mayor Barry Chang has raised more than...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by Chang?, on Mar 16, 2016 at 8:55 am | 21 comments | 4518 Views

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Chinese firm makes bid for Palo Alto, East Palo Alto hotels

A Chinese insurance company could soon be purchasing the company that owns the Westin and Sheraton hotels in Palo Alto, according...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Mar 15, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 10 comments | 5099 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Your pay meter sucks and your rules are not clear

Firstly, you didn't state that your 25 articles did not include some of the articles read last month. If you read an article...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Mar 15, 2016 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 429 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Palo Alto meeting to focus on Embarcadero Road improvements

The City of Palo Alto is hosting a second community meeting on Tuesday, March 15, to gather input from the public for the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Please!, on Mar 15, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 2119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's new "Bring your own device to school" policy

What does everyone think about this new policy that Paly wants all students to bring a laptop, tablet, or similar to school...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Gunn Alumnus, on Mar 15, 2016 at 11:23 am | 17 comments | 1334 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Big CAC Meeting Wed 3/15 @ 5:30 + Link for Comments

Citizen Advisory Council Meeting - March 15th (Big one...need your input) Date: March 15th Time: 5:30pm Location: Mitchell...

Original post made by PA resident on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Thanks, on Mar 15, 2016 at 10:50 am | 2 comments | 354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss academic laning

Laning, the practice of placing students into different academic tracks, has sometimes been criticized in the Palo Alto school...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by Be Positive, on Mar 15, 2016 at 10:44 am | 37 comments | 5192 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man exposes himself to girl walking dogs in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man they said exposed his genitals to a 13-year-old girl walking her dogs on the 600 block...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Mar 15, 2016 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 3230 Views

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Two more join crowded Assembly race

Throwing a twist into an already lively election, two more candidates have announced they will join the crowded contest for...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Mar 15, 2016 at 4:04 am | 1 comment | 3603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Palo Alto reviving the battle against 'King Car and Czar Truck'?

Byron Sher, former state senator and assemblyman, once posed with his wife, Linda, and children on the curb of a Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by There but for the grace of God go I, on Mar 14, 2016 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 2951 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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