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Deadline nears for Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest

The deadline for entries for the Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is fast approaching. Submissions are due no later than...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Breaking barriers for 50 years

Even as new groups of immigrants are working to help recent arrivals acculturate to life in America, a local 50-year-old...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
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Free tows home available for people who drink on St. Patrick's Day

People celebrating St. Patrick's Day in the Bay Area by drinking alcohol can avoid a DUI arrest by getting a free tow home...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 17, 2016 at 1:26 pm | 5 comments | 1661 Views

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 | 2853 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
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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 | 2615 Views

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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 | 3490 Views

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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 | 349 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 | 3657 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 | 1575 Views

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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 | 5602 Views

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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 | 4586 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 | 9620 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 | 3997 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 | 4574 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 | 315 Views

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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 | 1847 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 | 1203 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 | 263 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 | 4770 Views
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