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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Office surge expected to continue in downtown Palo Alto

It's no secret that downtown Palo Alto is going through an office boom, a trend that has achieved a particular poignancy...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Resident , on Dec 14, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 43 comments | 6330 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paly teacher arrested for alleged sex crimes

A Palo Alto High School science teacher who allegedly touched a student in a classroom was arrested by police on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Ms.A, on Jun 21, 2016 at 9:14 pm | 43 comments | 24594 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Gunn students hurt in car accident

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Original post made on Sep. 20, 2007
Last comment by an athlete, on Sep 25, 2007 at 4:32 pm | 43 comments | 7468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schoolers want assignment-free break

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Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by parent, on Oct 22, 2008 at 3:28 pm | 43 comments | 4002 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math text to be subject of discussion Tuesday

Palo Alto school officials will hold a Parent Math Evening Tuesday to discuss their recommendation of the Everyday Mathematics...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by math concerned, on Apr 29, 2009 at 9:09 am | 43 comments | 5138 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Swine Flu

Is anyone else considering keeping their kids home from school on Monday because of a possible flu outbreak?...

Original post made by A Palo Alto parent on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 28, 2009 at 11:22 am | 43 comments | 4114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Garland re-opening may be put off to 2012

An unexpected slowdown in elementary enrollment growth has prompted Palo Alto school officials to recommend postponing the...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 43 comments | 3004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kevin Skelly is 'taking these matters seriously'

"I am taking these matters seriously," Palo Alto schools Superintendent Kevin Skelly told the Weekly Friday relating to allegations...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Nov 30, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 43 comments | 2944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board members say tax renewal is critical

Members of the Palo Alto Board of Education made it clear Tuesday night that renewal of the district's parcel tax is critical...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Dec 28, 2009 at 9:59 am | 43 comments | 3305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, parents reflect on 'Growing Up Asian'

What does the growth in Asian enrollment mean for Palo Alto's public schools, and the community at large? That was the question...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 4, 2010 at 3:47 pm | 43 comments | 3758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feature story: Living large

Some Palo Altans are bucking the trends, opting to raise large families in a world where small is considered beautiful --...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 23, 2012 at 11:30 pm | 43 comments | 5369 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly team headed to National Science Bowl

Five Palo Alto High School students will spend five days in Washington, D.C. in April -- courtesy of the U.S. government...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Another mom, on Feb 6, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 43 comments | 3537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bicyclists praise city's bold traffic-calming push

Dozens of Palo Alto bicyclists cheered Monday night as the city approved more than $2 million in design contracts for 17...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Yep Tickets, on Mar 20, 2014 at 7:10 am | 43 comments | 8089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More PAUSD turnover

Some surprises in the board packet for tonight. RESIGNED for another position: Bhavna Narula after one year as a Terman assistant...

Original post made by Better or worse on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Yikes, on Jul 7, 2014 at 8:19 am | 43 comments | 3027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn explores scheduling changes

Changes for Gunn High School's bell schedule seem likely in the next school year, but it was made clear at a block-schedule...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on May 13, 2015 at 9:13 pm | 43 comments | 8700 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arson suspected in Sunday's downtown fire

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Original post made on Jul. 1, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 4, 2007 at 10:27 am | 43 comments | 9324 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man shot in downtown Palo Alto street robbery

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Original post made on Jul. 13, 2008
Last comment by bruce k, on Jul 16, 2008 at 6:37 pm | 43 comments | 4525 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Duck pond stroll results in drug charges

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Original post made on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by knowsbetter, on Sep 10, 2008 at 7:04 pm | 43 comments | 4317 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Downed powerlines black out, brown out Palo Alto

Substantial portions of Palo Alto suffered electrical power brownouts or blackouts tonight, but no city announcement has...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Here we go again....., on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:32 am | 43 comments | 3303 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Death penalty

"Posted by Alice Smith, a resident of the Green Acres neighborhood, on Mar 28, 2011 at 9:02 pm If California converted...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 10, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 43 comments | 2412 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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