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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduation 2013: Thinking back and looking ahead

A few days before their high school graduation Wednesday, a handful of prospective grads from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 3, 2013 at 7:39 am | 2 comments | 6644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chamber of Commerce to move to 'Lytton Gateway'

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce will soon be moving into one of downtown's newest and most conspicuous developments --...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by the 101 , on Feb 20, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 6 comments | 6643 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family: Drowned man was a loving son, brother

The 21-year-old man found dead in a Redwood City swimming pool last week was a loving son and brother who always gave without...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Los siento que perdieron su hermano e hijo, on Mar 24, 2014 at 8:26 pm | 13 comments | 6640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Work begins on new Performing Arts Center at Paly

Palo Alto High School students will encounter a construction zone and a parking squeeze this fall as two major building projects...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 21, 2014 at 3:01 pm | 13 comments | 6639 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's priorities: land use, health and infrastructure

A new year brought a new cast and a new philosophy to the Palo Alto City Council, but the chronically pressing issues of...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, on Feb 3, 2015 at 4:42 pm | 19 comments | 6638 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New buildings, better budgets dominate school news in 2013

The city's school district experienced much change and growth this year, with more to come in 2014. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by One more thing....., on Dec 28, 2013 at 9:37 pm | 6 comments | 6636 Views

AROUND TOWN

Transplant survivor is flying high

Jennifer Julian sat in the flight simulator's cockpit and soared through the clouds. Before her, the large computer screen...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by PAA noise, on Sep 29, 2014 at 12:13 am | 4 comments | 6636 Views

MOVIES

Early movies for stay-at-home parents

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Original post made by movie buff on Nov. 19, 2007
Last comment by movie buff, on Nov 26, 2007 at 10:39 pm | 6 comments | 6636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly contract unchanged for 2013-14

Palo Alto school district Superintendent Kevin Skelly received a satisfactory performance review for 2012-13, but his contract...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Have to put up with Skelly till 2016?, on Jul 22, 2013 at 5:55 pm | 22 comments | 6635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High School Madrigal Dinner, December 9 & 10

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Original post made by Theresa on Dec. 4, 2006
Last comment by Paly Voice Journalist, on Jan 12, 2007 at 1:46 pm | 6 comments | 6633 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Budget deficits forecast for Palo Alto

Recent layoffs and salary freezes will not save the City of Palo Alto from years of budget deficits as health care and pension...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Walter, on Mar 21, 2011 at 10:24 am | 58 comments | 6632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Healthy Halloween

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Original post made by Healthy Mom on Oct. 16, 2006
Last comment by A.J., on Oct 20, 2006 at 7:02 pm | 14 comments | 6632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Extending a ladder for workers on the bottom rung

A midcareer "failure" for a Palo Alto woman sparked a new trajectory that's helping local housekeepers, gardeners, waiters...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Oct 23, 2013 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 6632 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Humane Society creates a 'Critter Club'

While Danny Rendon was enrolled in a summer session at Beechwood School in Menlo Park, his mother, Patricia, noticed something...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Dec 12, 2013 at 10:42 pm | 1 comment | 6631 Views

AROUND TOWN

City responds to parking woes on Edgewood Drive

Prompted by a flurry of complaints from Edgewood Drive residents about safety, litter, and an influx of cars from East Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Oct 29, 2013 at 11:18 am | 87 comments | 6628 Views

RESTAURANTS

Jamba Juice - what a waste

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Original post made by Parent on Jul. 10, 2007
Last comment by Carlos Mercdao, on Feb 5, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 26 comments | 6628 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Needed: A Freeway-Centered Auto Row

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Original post made by Karen White on Jul. 16, 2006
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Jul 21, 2006 at 11:32 am | 9 comments | 6625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Klausner bows out on seeking second school board term

Palo Alto school board member Barbara Klausner has announced she will not seek a second term on the five-member board, leaving...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by thanks for your good work, on Aug 10, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 13 comments | 6624 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2018

Palo Alto joined a regional trend toward a higher minimum wage when City Council committee endorsed a goal of requiring every...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Let's face it, on May 15, 2016 at 10:30 pm | 82 comments | 6623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission seeks more police-building options

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Original post made on Aug. 23, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 2, 2007 at 6:16 pm | 26 comments | 6622 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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