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AROUND TOWN

Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/11/06/building-permits posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>DOCUMENT SHREDDING ...</B> Gather up old paperwork and head to the Sunnyvale Materials Recovery and Transfer (SMaRT)...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

A Fresh Look

How do you create a spacious look if you live in a small apartment or cottage? Any space can feel roomier if you try these...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/11/06/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
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BOOKS

Building a carbon-zero California

As part of a series and to serve as its annual conference, Passive House California hosts Building Carbon Zero California...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Outlet offers LGBTQQ youth a place to be

There's a rare place in Mountain View where transgender and gender non-conforming teens feel safe to explore, express and...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

JCC opens its doors for Community Tuesdays

Events for seniors this fall at the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center include lectures by authors, doctors, historians...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 6, 2015 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 3322 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire forces Palo Alto family from home

A fire at a one-story home in Palo Alto Wednesday night displaced a family, but no one was injured in the incident, according...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by jim, on Nov 6, 2015 at 7:22 am | 9 comments | 6465 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Annual charitable-giving drive launches

Life-skills classes for at-risk youth, an art program to bring East Palo Alto and PaloAlto kids together to learn from and...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gender terms and definitions

Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/11/06/gender-terms-and-definitions posted Friday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

On privacy, early intervention and medical advances

"Stealth" is a common term used to describe transgender people who have transitioned but choose to not publicly reveal their...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist struck, killed by car on Page Mill

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a car just outside of Palo Alto this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by Peter Spicer, on Nov 6, 2015 at 4:09 am | 102 comments | 23040 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sexual-assault case against Joe Lonsdale dropped

A civil case filed earlier this year against Joe Lonsdale, founder of Palo Alto software company Palantir, by a former girlfriend...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by icky, on Nov 5, 2015 at 8:58 pm | 11 comments | 5904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PAF rallies the troups (once again)

From their recent email to their followers: "We have got another chance to speak up about the housing crisis on Monday November...

Original post made by ambivalent PAF member on Oct. 31, 2015
Last comment by the drumbeat continues, on Nov 5, 2015 at 11:50 am | 47 comments | 1388 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district eyes new budget priorities

A special Board of Education budget study session on Tuesday night offered a wide-ranging but still-preliminary look at where...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 5, 2015 at 11:04 am | 8 comments | 3238 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tech Life: Smart utilities

A quick change to an advanced meter transforms a home from an isolated energy user into a piece of the local energy grid. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Oxymoron, on Nov 5, 2015 at 8:45 am | 11 comments | 2437 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Closing the achievement gap, one student at a time

Can one-on-one, targeted tutoring provided to disadvantaged students in their very first years of school help reduce the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Nov 4, 2015 at 7:07 pm | 30 comments | 6243 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Winter Spare the Air season starts Sunday

A seasonal ban on wood-burning fires is starting soon, and Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials say it includes...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Too much, on Nov 4, 2015 at 4:16 pm | 8 comments | 2130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Gunn High School to host event regarding wellness program

Dr. Shashank Joshi of Stanford University will be the guest speaker at an event at Gunn High School regarding the school's...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Walking wounded, on Nov 4, 2015 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 2238 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents challenge proposed traffic signal on Page Mill

A proposal by state, county and local officials to add a traffic signal at the Interstate 280/Page Mill Road interchange...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Pete, on Nov 4, 2015 at 9:33 am | 65 comments | 11017 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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