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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three youths arrested for attempted residential burglary

Three 16-year-old teens who allegedly attempted to break into a Palo Alto home were arrested by police after a resident reported...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Feb 7, 2017 at 6:45 am | 1 comment | 2903 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rex Manor / Mountain Shadows

Mountain View's Rex Manor-Mountain Shadows neighborhood is a potpourri of diversity in northern Santa Clara County. Bounded...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
There are no comments yet. 4175 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Late cash from developers boosted Tanaka, Fine campaigns

In the weeks before and after Nov. 8, then-City Council candidates Greg Tanaka and Adrian Fine received several large contributions...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by It's really the comp plan, on Feb 7, 2017 at 12:02 am | 33 comments | 4350 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford student, others sue Trump over immigration ban

A Yemeni Stanford University freshman and two other California students filed a lawsuit Thursday against President Donald...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Feb 6, 2017 at 10:37 pm | 23 comments | 3962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'The Three Little Pigs' build homes at PA Children's Theatre

Who’s afraid of the big, bad wolf? In Palo Alto Children’s Theatre’s new production of "The Three Little Pigs," that...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jeral Poskey, on Feb 6, 2017 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 1216 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto nonprofit gets $3.1 million from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

An East Palo Alto nonprofit group that helps thousands of low-income residents with housing and immigration issues will receive...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
Last comment by Michael Levin, on Feb 6, 2017 at 7:01 pm | 9 comments | 8776 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

REDUCE Aircraft Noise - Meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - Thursday Sept 29, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Palo Alto and Neighboring Communities, If you are concerned with the alarming increase in aircraft noise over our communities,...

Original post made by Sky Posse Palo Alto on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by What?, on Feb 6, 2017 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 372 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mobility crisis?

At 88, Carol Dondick has not allowed her decision to stop driving interfere with her life. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/02/03/mobility-crisis...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by EPA Mom, on Feb 6, 2017 at 4:45 pm | 10 comments | 6751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto man helps Afghan interpreter receive visa

Qismat Amin, an Afghan interpreter who helped the U.S. Army, has been waiting for years for the U.S. government to grant...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by Resident , on Feb 6, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 13 comments | 5676 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Witness call is alleged car burglar's downfall

A timely call by an alert witness led to the arrest of an alleged car burglar within minutes of the crime, Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by Reading comprehension, on Feb 6, 2017 at 2:12 pm | 3 comments | 2141 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

December Bay Area home sales drop, prices climb in latest report

December Bay Area home sales and prices moved in opposite directions on a year-over-year basis, research firm CoreLogic announced....

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2017
Last comment by Promises, Promises, on Feb 6, 2017 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 1671 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A different kind of justice

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Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Melinda Letterman Circuit, on Feb 5, 2017 at 11:20 pm | 10 comments | 7988 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Couple arrested for alleged opium operation

In what is being called one of the biggest drug busts of its kind in California history, Mountain View police on Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 5, 2017 at 7:32 pm | 4 comments | 3716 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Why I support reporting weighted GPAs

I am a strong advocate for student wellness and a healthy school climate, but there are several reasons I do not believe...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by A Quiet and Shy Paly Parent, on Feb 5, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 17 comments | 1966 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council spars over land-use vision

Faced with growing concerns about too much traffic and not enough housing, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to retain...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Citize, on Feb 5, 2017 at 12:19 pm | 87 comments | 6801 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Raise students, not GPAs

Weighted grade point averages should be the exception, not the standard –– printed on transcripts only when a student...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by challenge all assumptions, on Feb 5, 2017 at 11:41 am | 42 comments | 2117 Views

BOOKS

Worth a Look

Challenging conventional notions about books for two decades now, The Bay Area Book Artists are holding their 15th annual...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1514 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tanaka to return developer's contribution

Palo Alto Councilman Greg Tanaka, whose campaign received $5,000 from a developer whose project he is set to review Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by Recall, on Feb 4, 2017 at 7:06 pm | 13 comments | 2054 Views

SPORTS

Several wrestlers still in contention for a title at CCS

==BI Girls wrestling == Palo Alto's Masaka Perez and Sara Aguilar both reached the quarterfinals of the Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2017
Last comment by congrats, on Feb 4, 2017 at 5:51 pm | 1 comment | 804 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Special-education director resigns mid-year

In the midst of Palo Alto Unified's efforts to reform its special-education department, the school district announced Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by a parent, on Feb 4, 2017 at 5:31 pm | 12 comments | 5358 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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