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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Painter/Stenciler Recommendation?

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Original post made by Midtowner on Jul. 7, 2006
Last comment by Carol Blitzer, on Jul 17, 2006 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 6516 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Donations lag at Partners in Education

Partners in Education (PiE), the education foundation that raises millions of dollars each year to fund electives, support...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Nobody special, on Feb 3, 2017 at 10:01 am | 44 comments | 6515 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves AT&T's antenna plan

AT&T's controversial plan to install 80 antennas on utility poles throughout Palo Alto surged forward Monday night when the...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Robert Smith, on Jan 27, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 35 comments | 6514 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Enrollment shortfall, poor planning, sparked Sofia crisis, new president says

Enrollment shortfalls combined with a lack of planning led to the current financial crisis at Sofia University, the school's...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Clusterf---, on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 6513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Page Mill closes offices, fuels speculation

Page Mill Properties, which owns about 1,700 apartments in East Palo Alto's Woodland Park neighborhood, shut down its management...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Wrong as usual, on Sep 8, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 80 comments | 6513 Views

AROUND TOWN

After inauguration, Palo Alto demonstrators promise renewed activism

Palo Alto demonstrators promised a new era of activism immediately after President Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by student, on Jan 21, 2017 at 4:06 pm | 11 comments | 6513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What has happened to the Main Library after school?

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Original post made by Bill on Feb. 28, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous Teen, on Mar 18, 2007 at 5:43 pm | 30 comments | 6512 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain loses bid for EIR exemption

Caltrain must comply with the state's environmental quality act in electrifying its rail system between San Francisco and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Adina, on Jul 20, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 107 comments | 6512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents demand fines for Edgewood developer

Fed up with the lack of a grocery store at Palo Alto's Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center, residents are mobilizing to put pressure...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2015
Last comment by Richard Carpenter, on Aug 26, 2015 at 12:23 am | 51 comments | 6511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nonprofits seek to help Palo Alto's vehicle dwellers

When Palo Alto officials passed a law Monday banning vehicle dwelling within city borders, they urged members of the nonprofit...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 12, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 35 comments | 6508 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keep Town Square user Friendly rather than divisive

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Original post made by Resident on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 20, 2007 at 11:06 am | 27 comments | 6507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report spreads blame for Cal Ave tree debacle

A confidential personnel report cites multiple errors by several city staff members for a failure in public outreach in the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:27 am | 41 comments | 6507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sports, teen social issues, personal growth & behavioral risks

Hi all, As a parent with children at Paly, I wanted to share with the community some thoughts I hope will be helpful...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Mom of Senior, on Jan 19, 2014 at 4:18 pm | 63 comments | 6507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Anthropologie moves and more

In this week's retail news, Palo Alto's Goodwill store gets a face-lift while downtown's Anthropologie makes the move to...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2015
Last comment by So long, goodbye, on Aug 17, 2015 at 6:06 pm | 10 comments | 6506 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford and Cal performing arts centers

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Original post made by Marvin Lee on Oct. 11, 2006
Last comment by Leon Kaplan, on Oct 16, 2006 at 11:18 am | 11 comments | 6505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Getting a pulse' on Palo Alto teens

Nearly 200 Palo Alto teens ponder the question "What's it like to be you?" in a narrated art exhibit that's opening Friday...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Betty, on Mar 22, 2014 at 10:01 am | 3 comments | 6503 Views

RESTAURANTS

Anyone Know If Any Restruants/Cafes Have Wi-Fi Avail.

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Original post made by anonymous on Apr. 16, 2007
Last comment by Mickey D, on Jun 23, 2007 at 5:30 pm | 7 comments | 6502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ARB strikes down proposed University Avenue building

After three years of revisions, hearings and neighborhood disputes, Elizabeth and Jaime Wong's proposal to construct a four-story...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Election, on Oct 24, 2016 at 2:44 pm | 21 comments | 6500 Views

BOOKS

Hundreds line up for former president Jimmy Carter

Hundreds of people lined up Tuesday night (Oct. 26) at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park to exchange a quick smile with former...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Which Carter?, on Oct 29, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 16 comments | 6500 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Student commutes from Los Angeles to perform in 'Little Women'

Many flights between Los Angeles and the Bay Area allowed recent Palo Alto High School graduate Arielle Fishman to maintain...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by Al Gore, on Dec 25, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 6499 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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