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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher pay: the nuts and bolts

Palo Alto teachers, school district officials and a majority of the Board of Education have said the large, multiyear raises...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2657 Views

SPORTS

Congrats to Gunn Water Polo!

Congrats to both the Gunn girls and boys water polo teams for winning the SCVAL championship last night. Jobs well done!...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Nov. 10, 2013
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sometimes it's better to donate money

As someone looking to make sure their food closet of choice gets bang for the buck this year, I am going to give my hard...

Original post made by Donations: Items vs Money on Dec. 3, 2008
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AROUND TOWN

Dog reunites with owners after 4 years

In a tale of a lost pet and an unexpected reunion, "Oreo," a Boston Terrier, returned to his Palo Alto home Tuesday after...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Alta Vista , on Feb 1, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 2657 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alumni to host 'family and culture' event in Palo Alto

A group of Palo Alto alumni working to spur conversation around youth mental health in Palo Alto is hosting a community event...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Toxicity, on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 2656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who governs PAUSD?

What body of law or rules governs PAUSD? I understand the relationship between the federal, state, and local governments,...

Original post made by PTA Parent on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 9, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 39 comments | 2656 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Verdict in Walgreens arson case: Guilty

A jury delivered a guilty verdict this morning in U.S. District Court in San Jose against a man accused of starting a four-alarm...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by TwoSides, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 4 comments | 2656 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gitmo transfer to Alcatraz?

A couple of Republicans have suggested that Gitmo enemy combatants be sent to Alcatraz, since His Emptiness has declared...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by get some, on Jan 29, 2009 at 8:56 am | 32 comments | 2656 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

This will help our economy nicely! ( NOT)

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/03/23/AR2009032302830_pf.html Obama wants EXPANDED POWER beyond...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 26, 2009 at 9:24 am | 30 comments | 2656 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Flu vaccine shipping delay cancels a 'flu clinic'

A shipping delay in this year's seasonal flu vaccine has forced cancellation of a "flu clinic" scheduled for Oct. 17 at the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Excessive heat wave strikes Bay Area

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Original post made on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 9, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 4 comments | 2655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area median home prices, sales up in May

The median sale price for Bay Area homes rose for the second consecutive month in May -- up 7.5 percent from a year ago --...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 17, 2012 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 2655 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (Feb. 9-10)

[http://www.paloaltojcc.org/events/2013/02/09/cultural-arts/musical-journeys-love-s-journey-with-lauren-bandman/ Music: 'Love's...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 7, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 2655 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

locking thread to all but registered users

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Original post made by non registered user on Sep. 22, 2008
Last comment by The Dear Leader, on Sep 23, 2008 at 10:06 pm | 6 comments | 2654 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers 'prevailing wage' experiment

Palo Alto may soon become a laboratory for studying the impacts of union-level wages on local capital projects. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 11, 2010 at 3:20 am | 5 comments | 2654 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher belittles soldiers child for supporting McCain

There is a revealing clip on u tube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bvqmY1eM-sof a public schoolteacher imposing her...

Original post made by Ann on Nov. 8, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:03 am | 18 comments | 2654 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Annual youth art show opens Friday in Palo Alto

In its fifth year, Palo Alto nonprofit Youth Speaks Out is again giving local teens a place to process, express, explore...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 2654 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gang member, 17, charged as an adult with murder of infant

A 17-year-old boy arrested for the fatal shooting of an infant in East Palo Alto over the weekend will be charged with murder...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Jun 9, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 2654 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park precious metals dealer Robert Mish interviewed

Mish International (located in Menlo Park) owner Robert Mish was recently interviewed for his thoughts on the physical gold...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Mar. 9, 2012
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VTA board OKs new sales-tax measure

The Valley Transportation Authority board of directors gave the green light on Thursday evening to put a long-planned sales-tax...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Jun 8, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 11 comments | 2654 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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