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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Child care director leaves after allegedly putting children in head locks

Palo Alto's largest child care agency, Palo Alto Community Child Care, has received two violation citations after a state...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Mommy ❤️, on May 6, 2016 at 8:49 pm | 24 comments | 7795 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farming to return to The Farm

Stanford University plans to bring farming back to The Farm. The 4-acre farm is in some ways a by-product of the university's...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2013
Last comment by What would Leland want?, on Dec 6, 2013 at 9:31 am | 5 comments | 7795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board hopefuls: more needed for minorities, special ed

A Saturday morning school board debate hosted by two Palo Alto parent groups that represent special education students and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mindy, on Oct 28, 2014 at 11:02 am | 42 comments | 7794 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three top Palo Alto officials to get raises

Days after Palo Alto officials approved pay raises for the lowest-paid city workers, a City Council committee has proposed...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Amy, on Mar 26, 2014 at 10:31 pm | 21 comments | 7793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD: Passion for Learning/Thinking outside the box

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Original post made by Parent of incoming kinder on Feb. 20, 2007
Last comment by \'sigh\, on Mar 7, 2007 at 4:01 pm | 42 comments | 7791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board candidates meet for last forum

The five candidates for Palo Alto Board of Education gathered Friday afternoon at senior center Avenidas for the last scheduled...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by Happy Terman Parent, on Oct 20, 2014 at 2:47 pm | 9 comments | 7790 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council fiddles as another car dealer closes

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Original post made by RS on Jul. 27, 2006
Last comment by A.J., on Jul 30, 2006 at 9:40 pm | 5 comments | 7785 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing eyed at Page Mill and El Camino

After seeing its initial bid rebuffed by Palo Alto officials, the development team looking to construct a four-story building...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Zoning Changes, on Jul 31, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 52 comments | 7785 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto braces for budget deficit

Despite a thriving economy and growing revenues, Palo Alto is heading into the new year with a financial cloud on the horizon:...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Dec 25, 2016 at 4:29 pm | 69 comments | 7784 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hypnotherapy explored as weight-loss alternative

When the Weight Watchers diet didn't work for Ellyn Corey, she decided to try hypnotherapy to lose weight. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Dorthy Tyo, on Feb 26, 2013 at 8:43 am | 4 comments | 7781 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Questions persist about basement construction

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Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by Helen Grant, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:00 am | 18 comments | 7779 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10 Books A Home invests in young learners

What can a bookcase and 10 books do for a child? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/11/28/10-books-a-home-invests-in-young-learners...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by KP, on Dec 2, 2014 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 7779 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog owners request more off-leash space

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Original post made on Aug. 29, 2007
Last comment by Poodle, on Sep 7, 2007 at 3:15 pm | 69 comments | 7779 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Burt returns to the mayor's chair in Palo Alto

After a pair of close votes, the Palo Alto City Council on Monday night elected Pat Burt and Greg Scharff to serve as the...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by Think Again, on Jan 11, 2016 at 12:27 am | 67 comments | 7777 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto looks to add playing fields to golf course

Palo Alto's golf course would be dramatically redrawn and reduced by more than 10 acres to make way for new athletic fields...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by resident of PA, on Mar 12, 2012 at 11:56 am | 14 comments | 7774 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sally Lieber spanking bill should finish her off politically

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Original post made by kevin on Jan. 19, 2007
Last comment by jim, on Apr 23, 2008 at 2:17 pm | 62 comments | 7773 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto Libraries vs. Borders

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Original post made by r on Sep. 25, 2006
Last comment by Questions & Comments, on May 30, 2007 at 4:29 pm | 14 comments | 7772 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure D sides spar over impact of Maybell development

Opponents and proponents of Measure D all say they are in favor of more senior housing in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by If this is so... , on Oct 8, 2013 at 12:43 pm | 3 comments | 7771 Views

SPORTS

U.S. World Cup match ruined by ref

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Original post made by soccer fan on Jun. 17, 2006
Last comment by coco, on Jun 20, 2006 at 2:38 pm | 16 comments | 7770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Under the tree, a gift for Jesus

When the Galbraith family of Palo Alto unwraps Christmas presents on Dec. 25, the first box they'll open is one for Jesus. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Dec 24, 2013 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 7768 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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