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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Moderators: spammers are posting new posts

The spammers are creating new posts on TS because we readers cannot flag the topic posts themselves. The latest appears...

Original post made by TS reader on Sep. 17, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 17, 2016 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary enrollment dips; work to reduce class sizes continues

As the Palo Alto community continues to debate class size and school capacity, enrollment is sharply down at the school district’s...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 17, 2016 at 9:00 am | 17 comments | 4257 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thousands of dollars in donations stolen from Palo Alto church collection baskets

Thousands of dollars were stolen from collection baskets at a Palo Alto church after a service Sunday afternoon, police said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 16, 2016 at 6:51 pm | 3 comments | 1497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are there still parrots (conures) around Palo Alto?

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Original post made by Looking for Parrots on Feb. 17, 2007
Last comment by Ross Smith , on Sep 16, 2016 at 5:58 pm | 21 comments | 7875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The building blocks of understanding are memorization and repetition.

A timely article from Nautilus as PAUSD considers repairing its math curriculum. http://nautil.us/issue/40/learning/how-i-rewired-my-brain-to-become-fluent-in-math-rp A...

Original post made by NoMoPa on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Agreed!, on Sep 16, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 256 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Turning lives around

Plastered in bold letters on the wall of the welcome center of the Menlo Park Veterans Affairs (VA) complex — a sprawling...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Volunteer, on Sep 16, 2016 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 5077 Views

SPORTS

Gunn grad Watt a finalist at the Rio Paralympic Games

Gunn grad Amy Watt finished sixth in the women's 400 meters at the Rio Paralympics on Wednesday. It was her third event at...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Gwen, on Sep 16, 2016 at 12:56 pm | 4 comments | 1241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

$10,000 stolen from Palo Alto church collection plate

Many local tv news reporting on this but I can't see any mention in the Weekly. http://www.ktvu.com/news/205479177-story ...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Fraud?, on Sep 16, 2016 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/09/16/home-sales posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1114 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/09/16/sales-at-a-glance posted...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Between two schools

When it comes to the location of neighborhoods in Palo Alto, few have it better than Southgate. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1851 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>COOP TOUR ... </B> The fifth annual <B>Silicon Valley Tour de Coop</B> bike ride and chicken coop tour is taking place...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Treasure hunting

I'm sure you've seen them cruising your neighborhood on a Saturday morning. They drive old station wagons or pickups, jammed...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district eyes budget cuts, but some ask for more

The Palo Alto school district has moved closer to providing concrete proposals for budget cuts that will help make up a budget...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Outrageous, on Sep 15, 2016 at 10:20 pm | 10 comments | 598 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board approves two elementary math curricula for pilot

Breaking with a recommendation from a large committee of teachers and parents, the Palo Alto school board on Tuesday unanimously...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Barron park, on Sep 15, 2016 at 10:18 pm | 10 comments | 3551 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Keep it simple

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2008/06/05/bvideob-keep-it-simple posted Thursday, June 5,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 6336 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where have all the Start-ups gone?

The city council election this fall will be decided on what voters embrace as the future vision for Palo Alto. One issue...

Original post made by Palo Alto Forced-out on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Todd, on Sep 15, 2016 at 10:04 pm | 4 comments | 499 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Heavy flight noise from SJC today in S. Palo Alto

Arriving flights are being routed over Palo Alto today. Every 4-5 minutes, below 3000 feet. Ugh. So much for enjoying the...

Original post made by Resident11 on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Sep 15, 2016 at 7:31 pm | 7 comments | 401 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Palo Alto Breakfast House closes and more

This week's column features news on Palo Alto Breakfast House's closure, as well as a mysterious bake shop that might open...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by Office, not Bakery, on Sep 15, 2016 at 5:51 pm | 4 comments | 11182 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feds Target Local All-Cash Sales

According to today's "The Daily Journal": "Federal officials are turning an eye to the Bay Area's hot housing markets as...

Original post made by about time on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Sep 15, 2016 at 1:23 pm | 23 comments | 1247 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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