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SCHOOLS & KIDS

County approves contract for teen inpatient unit, but still looking for more

Santa Clara County teenagers in mental-health crisis can now access inpatient hospital beds within the county's borders at...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by fcservices, on Feb 9, 2017 at 1:26 pm | 5 comments | 2639 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alot of smoke near San Antonio and Middlefield

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Original post made by paliguy on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by paliguy, on Jul 23, 2008 at 6:24 pm | 2 comments | 2639 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest Menlo Park man, 67, in stock scam

Describing Roger Miller, 67, of Menlo Park as a "lifelong con man," police announced his arrest on Sept. 22 for allegedly...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 4 comments | 2639 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested after trying to run car off road

A woman was arrested after allegedly trying to run her own car off the road with another vehicle after her car was repossessed...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 9, 2011 at 4:59 pm | 33 comments | 2639 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Ever Online Auction by Gunn High School

Please visit our online Auction running through December 9th supporting the Gunn Senior Class. There are many unique experiences...

Original post made by Yvonne Monroe on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 23, 2009 at 10:59 am | 1 comment | 2638 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on Middle College at Foothill

My daughter has expressed an interest in Middle College at Foothill. The positives are the ability to take Foothill college...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by paly parent, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:35 pm | 6 comments | 2638 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Extreme editing on library threads

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Original post made by New bond, less branches on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 25, 2008 at 7:02 am | 47 comments | 2637 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zoning out

The now notorious "PC" zone allows developers to build projects bigger and denser than zoning allows, as long as the projects...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by kbgkbgnet, on Feb 27, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 10 comments | 2637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Injury Epidemic in Women’s Sports

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Original post made by ng on Aug. 17, 2008
Last comment by sue, on Aug 17, 2008 at 9:25 pm | 2 comments | 2637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to vote on 2011-12 calendar

The Palo Alto school board Tuesday will be asked to vote on a "rollover" academic calendar for next year that is nearly identical...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Dec 9, 2010 at 8:36 am | 29 comments | 2637 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Peeping Tom? Middlefield & Kingsley 8:00pm Tues

police in my neighborhood Professorville are looking for a peeping tom--and we wondered if anyone else besides one of my...

Original post made by Middlefield /Kingsley resident on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by Kate, on Dec 2, 2008 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 2637 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pipe-wielding teens fight with Palo Alto police

Two 16-year-old boys brandishing large plastic pipes threatened to "beat up" a construction worker on University Avenue Saturday...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 11, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 51 comments | 2637 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Eshoo to speak at 'Community Action Rally' Saturday

The day after the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, a "Community Action Rally" will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by KK, on Jan 23, 2017 at 6:02 pm | 6 comments | 2637 Views

AROUND TOWN

51,000 sq ft grocery store coming to Menlo Park

What gives with all the tiny supermarkets (less than 20,000 square feet) in Palo Alto. Small stores have terrible selections,...

Original post made by shopper on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:36 pm | 24 comments | 2637 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto city manager hunt down to the wire

Whomever East Palo Alto's City Council chooses this summer to become city manager, he or she will possess a background that...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Paul Taylor, on Jul 13, 2012 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 2637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto the #1 snobbiest city in the COUNTRY?

Why is this story not published here? Too embarrassing? http://live105.cbslocal.com/2014/07/23/palo-alto-tops-snobbiest-small-cities-in-america-list-followed-by-san-rafael-and-...

Original post made by Blue on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by litgal, on Jul 29, 2014 at 8:24 pm | 28 comments | 2637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council backs new roadmap for Project Safety Net

Project Safety Net, a Palo Alto coalition formed in 2009 in response to a cluster of teenager suicides, will have a new leader,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by School Bell California, on Jun 17, 2015 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 2637 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

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Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Surf, on Sep 8, 2008 at 11:07 am | 12 comments | 2636 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto tests new energy-efficient streetlights

Palo Altans may soon notice a whiter glow beaming out of local streetlights and dimmer greens and reds directing cars and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by SteveU, on Jul 8, 2009 at 8:02 am | 15 comments | 2636 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto candidate forum

I would like to request that Palo Alto Online open a forum to allow our City Council candidates to answer speicfic questions...

Original post made by Allison on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Leon Leong, on Aug 18, 2009 at 11:55 pm | 2 comments | 2636 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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