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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Think Tank

Any feedback on the ThinkTank program? Is the Math and Science suitable for a regular ( not accelerated ) lane of middle...

Original post made by Not Sure on May. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smash-and-grab burglars hit Bloomingdale's at Stanford Shopping Center

Palo Alto police are looking for four people who drove a stolen sports utility vehicle through the front glass doors of Bloomingdale's...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 16, 2015 at 7:59 am | 21 comments | 8269 Views

SPORTS

East Palo Alto teen was victim in trailer fire

He was the "king" of skateboarders in his hometown of East Palo Alto; the young man who always had a smile for everyone....

Original post made on May. 9, 2015
Last comment by Illuminati, on May 15, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 8 comments | 8123 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista appraiser threatens to resign

An appraiser tasked by Palo Alto officials with recalculating how much assistance residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Skeptical, on May 15, 2015 at 4:38 pm | 5 comments | 1297 Views

AROUND TOWN

Benefit concert honors memory of Amelie Le Moullac

A benefit concert for children in Haiti and in memory of Menlo School graduate Amelie Le Moullac is set for 8 p.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2048 Views

SPORTS

Paly wins SCVAL De Anza Division baseball playoff title

Getting a second chance has made all the difference in the world for the Palo Alto baseball team, which is the 2015 SCVAL...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by arts supplement #1FAN, on May 15, 2015 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 1758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mysterious meat sales concern Palo Alto residents

Barron Park neighborhood residents have been puzzling over mysterious meat salesmen in blue trucks who have been knocking...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Bernadette Hsing, on May 15, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 37 comments | 7895 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plan to ban smoking in apartments still up in the air

Smokers in Palo Alto's apartment complexes need not snuff out their cigarette butts just yet. After a long discussion, a...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sueanne, on May 15, 2015 at 8:50 am | 14 comments | 4576 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Did you see military at PAPD office?

Tuesday morning as I was driving to the parking garage under City Hall, I saw several men who appeared to be Marines or Army,...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by SWAT, on May 15, 2015 at 7:11 am | 6 comments | 859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Books: The horrifying, and wonderful, complexities of parenthood

Chara Burnett and Helen Waters are close friends, professionals, Palo Alto mothers and authors of the new book, "If Only...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Betsy Taylor, on May 15, 2015 at 5:35 am | 1 comment | 3490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Considering moving from Pennsylvania to Palo Alto, what do I need to know?

From what I hear, the weather is beautiful year round, average temperature is 70*, never too hot in summer or too cold in...

Original post made by Mennitti on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Mennitti, on May 15, 2015 at 4:40 am | 23 comments | 2055 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

State AG releases guidelines for handling of campus sexual assaults

California Attorney General Kamala Harris Wednesday released new guidelines for the handling of campus sexual assault cases...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Susan, on May 14, 2015 at 8:15 pm | 9 comments | 2531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Francisco Magazine: Why Are Palo Alto Kid Killing Themselves

San Francisco Magazine's cover story this month i: Why Are Palo Alto Teens Killing Themselves? This story quotes many...

Original post made by Gunn Parent on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 14, 2015 at 6:37 pm | 20 comments | 2106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UC admission rates fo CA residents drastically declined

Another well discussed factor in student stress is college admission rates, and especially for CA residents applying to UCs. Between...

Original post made by UC Scam on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on May 14, 2015 at 12:44 pm | 7 comments | 1747 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto man arrested for alleged threats

A Palo Alto man was arrested in Mountain View near the Safeway on San Antonio road last week after he threatened to harm...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Roger, on May 14, 2015 at 11:37 am | 3 comments | 4060 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mercedes dealership planned for Ming's site

A glassy, three-story Mercedes dealership would go up next to the Baylands at the Embarcadero Road site of Ming's Restaurant...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Brian, on May 14, 2015 at 9:05 am | 38 comments | 8446 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto passes urgency law to protect retail

Seeking to shield local shops against an office incursion, Palo Alto officials unanimously passed late Monday night an emergency...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Abitarian, on May 14, 2015 at 8:46 am | 20 comments | 7049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto 'Bike to Work Day' rolls out Thursday

Members of Palo Alto's community are expected to put on their bike helmets and put away their car keys on Thursday morning...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 14, 2015 at 8:32 am | 4 comments | 2369 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama's new visa law opens the American door to Chinese buyers

In November, President Obama announced a new plan to further open the American door to the Chinese and predicted that this...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Kirk, on May 13, 2015 at 10:48 pm | 8 comments | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buena Vista appraiser blasts council's direction, threatens to resign

An appraiser tasked by Palo Alto officials with recalculating how much assistance residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by to bill, on May 13, 2015 at 10:31 pm | 33 comments | 7118 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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