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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Having problems with pre-regisration for 1st grade?

Is anyone else having this problem? Last year, with my kindergarten students, no problem. But this year, I have been informed...

Original post made by Chen Kai Wen on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Apr 29, 2011 at 7:19 pm | 22 comments | 11461 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harnessing the power of coding

Can coding change the course of a life? Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/01/02/harnessing-the-power-of-coding...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Warren Slocum, San Mateo County Supervisor, on Jan 7, 2015 at 12:05 pm | 6 comments | 11461 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launches downtown parking-permit program

Marking a new era in parking policies, Palo Alto on Tuesday night approved a long-debated permit program that officials hope...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 5, 2015 at 5:49 am | 52 comments | 11458 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Undisclosed meetings, private funds cloud downtown debate

In July 2011, just weeks after Palo Alto approved the mammoth expansion of the Stanford University Medical Center -- the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jun 20, 2014 at 10:33 am | 78 comments | 11452 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

A shot at the wrong target Read the letters to the editor here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2013/10/25/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 27, 2013 at 8:57 am | 5 comments | 11440 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Library contractor fires back at the city

Flintco Pacific, the contractor blamed by Palo Alto officials for the long delayed and error-plagued construction of the...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by The Shadow knows...., on Jul 16, 2014 at 12:42 pm | 49 comments | 11437 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Valley job growth biggest since 'dotcom' boom

Last year's rebound in technology added the highest number of jobs to the Bay Area since the dotcom boom of the late 1990s,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by moo, on Feb 6, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 3 comments | 11435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Teens and social media

If you are the parent of a middle or high school student, chances are your child is either engaged in, or witness to, online...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by s, on Aug 29, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 16 comments | 11432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students slam school leaders on zero period

A large group of impassioned Gunn High School students turned out to Tuesday's board meeting to deliver a fierce condemnation...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by My Thoughts, on Apr 23, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 157 comments | 11427 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Beltramo's is closing its doors

Beltramo's Wines & Spirits, a local institution which has been owned and operated by the Beltramo family in Menlo Park since...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by William Stimson, on Sep 26, 2016 at 4:31 pm | 21 comments | 11425 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto raises fresh concerns about Caltrain electrification

After years of talking about the benefits of a "modernized" Caltrain system, Palo Alto officials on Monday turned their attention...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Edward Syrett, on Jan 15, 2015 at 4:16 am | 52 comments | 11424 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Satellite parking' program trudges forward in Palo Alto

A proposal in Palo Alto to create a new parking area near the Baylands and shuttle commuters downtown edged ahead Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by southbayresident, on Aug 15, 2014 at 3:06 am | 53 comments | 11424 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Confrontation at the duck pond

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Original post made by John on Jan. 19, 2007
Last comment by Scott Prose, on Jun 8, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 29 comments | 11411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High prize-winner hooked on the 'elegance' of mathematics

It has been a season of rewards for Palo Alto High School senior Lynnelle Ye. Ye's passion for the "elegance" of mathematics...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 5, 2012 at 5:04 pm | 36 comments | 11386 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Palo Alto's long debate on library branches is history -- let's move ahead

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Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by 2manybranches, on Jan 23, 2008 at 9:12 am | 159 comments | 11384 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New report boosts effort to close Buena Vista Mobile Park

The proposed closure of Palo Alto's only mobile-home park took a big leap toward reality Thursday when the city accepted...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Mar 1, 2014 at 4:42 pm | 111 comments | 11382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying in school

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Original post made by Parent At Middle School on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by parent, on Mar 18, 2008 at 4:55 pm | 130 comments | 11382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School needs more limits on courseload

We read with sadness the email sent reporting the death by suicide of yet another student at Gunn. As parents of two current...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 19, 2015 at 10:26 pm | 98 comments | 11382 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Profile: The many worlds of George Marcus

George Marcus, a Palo Alto-based developer and University of California regent, has never been shy about going his own way,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Who is John Gault?, on Jun 24, 2011 at 7:41 am | 5 comments | 11377 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Protesters block traffic on San Mateo bridge

More than 100 Stanford University students and community members stormed the San Mateo-Hayward bridge in a "Reclaim MLK"...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Keep-The-Roads-And-Bridges-Open, on Jan 21, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 34 comments | 11359 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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