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PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA vows to take fresh look at flight paths, altitudes

Responding to a rising volume of complaints about airplane noise, the Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to take...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:58 am | 59 comments | 6780 Views

SPORTS

Stanford to play for the Pac-12 football championship

The Cardinal clinched a spot in the Pac-12 Championship game on Dec. 5 at Levi's Stadium with its 35-22 victory over visiting...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Nov 22, 2015 at 10:12 pm | 3 comments | 3933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pressing ahead with the gender revolution

"Can we move beyond the stalled gender revolution?" Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/11/20/pressing-ahead-with-the-gender-revolution...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by @Resident, on Nov 22, 2015 at 11:17 am | 15 comments | 6762 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal men overcome adversity to place third at nationals

NCAA cross country A Stanford men's cross-country team, so buried by adversity during mid-season when it dropped to No....

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Usa, on Nov 21, 2015 at 11:16 pm | 1 comment | 2970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are you slammed by homework?

It's that time of year again, when the classwork really ratchets up and the pressure builds to get more papers, more tests...

Original post made by Paly Parent of two on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 21, 2015 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to extend its first 'bike boulevard'

More than three decades after Bryant Street became the nation's first "bicycle boulevard," Palo Alto officials are preparing...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Johnny, on Nov 21, 2015 at 11:35 am | 32 comments | 6545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, SHP advance in playoffs, but M-A's season ends

The Palo Alto and Sacred Heart Prep football teams will be playing for at least another week as they won their respective...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Proud Paly Mom, on Nov 21, 2015 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 3314 Views

BOOKS

Mind control

This Friday, Nov. 20, the wildly popular -- and often controversial -- physician and author will speak at Foothill College...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Stoney Stonebraker, on Nov 20, 2015 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 4839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford students holding sit-in, calling for fossil fuel divestment by university

More than 100 students are holding a sit-in at Stanford University that started yesterday afternoon to call on school leaders...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 20, 2015 at 4:06 pm | 68 comments | 4093 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plans for new bike boulevards surge ahead in Palo Alto

Once a novelty, bike boulevards are about to become a common sight in Palo Alto, with the city embarking on more than 20...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Nope, on Nov 20, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 64 comments | 10705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educational expeditions

Kayaking, hiking, camping and making s'mores sound like summer-exclusive activities done with family, but for Beechwood School...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Maureen Simons, on Nov 20, 2015 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 3999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan to fix Page Mill Road takes another twist

A proposal by Santa Clara County to add two driving lanes on a congested segment of Page Mill Road hit a speedbump in Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by bjd, on Nov 20, 2015 at 12:19 pm | 73 comments | 8922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tales of turkey and tempeh

Roasted, fried, smoked or deconstructed — there is an abundance of ways to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving. Or is a...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 656 Views

RESTAURANTS

Thanksgiving libations

Thanksgiving planning is typically all about the food — what to make, how to make it (deep-fried turkey, anyone?),...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 735 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the county...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3353 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/11/20/building-permits posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>ROSE KNOWLEDGE ...</B> Learn all about rose hips on <B>Friday, Nov. 20</B>, at 7:30 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Senior...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Beyond good lookin'

A lush green front lawn lined with tidy floral beds just didn't seem right to Marsha and Art Grantz in this fourth drought...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 8998 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rent Watch

Q Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/11/20/rent-watch posted Friday, November 20, 2015,...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 4387 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters: Behind the hype: An objective look at the Silicon Valley market

Recent television shows and online documentaries paint quite a sensational portrait of Bay Area real estate, with over-the-top...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
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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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