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AROUND TOWN

Looking forward to the new grocery stores

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Original post made by SW on Jan. 18, 2007
Last comment by mr mallard, on Jul 15, 2008 at 10:37 pm | 10 comments | 6434 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire forces Palo Alto family from home

A fire at a one-story home in Palo Alto Wednesday night displaced a family, but no one was injured in the incident, according...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by jim, on Nov 6, 2015 at 7:22 am | 9 comments | 6433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PA to add 40 elementary classrooms in 5 years

Decisions may come by June on where to build up to 30 new elementary school classrooms in Palo Alto in the next five years,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Erin, on Mar 11, 2011 at 6:13 pm | 39 comments | 6433 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

19 acres by water quality plant, cleared by goats

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Original post made by Natalie Fisher on Jun. 1, 2006
Last comment by Natalie Fisher, on Jun 3, 2006 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 6431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Possible Compromise on Mandarin Immersion

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by JLS Mom, on Dec 31, 2006 at 12:14 pm | 52 comments | 6431 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two new neighborhoods seek parking restrictions

As downtown Palo Alto prepares for new parking restrictions on its residential streets, two other sections of the city have...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by @CalAve Employee, on Apr 22, 2016 at 10:36 am | 38 comments | 6430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board members to take oath

A public cake-and-punch reception to honor incoming members of Palo Alto's Board of Education will precede a swearing-in...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by huh?, on Dec 5, 2012 at 10:22 am | 21 comments | 6429 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto nixes election on Arrillaga's downtown proposal

Faced with a flurry of criticism of a sweeping proposal to build four office towers and a theater in downtown Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Dec 5, 2012 at 10:20 am | 29 comments | 6428 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on county measures A, B

Two important measures on the Nov. 8 ballot ask Santa Clara County voters to approve a $950 million bond measure to build...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Rich Resident, on Nov 4, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 13 comments | 6426 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Carbon dioxide emissions linked to mortality

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Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by AnObserver, on Jan 8, 2008 at 11:34 am | 35 comments | 6424 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford University names new Title IX coordinator

Stanford University has named a new head for its embattled Title IX Office: Catherine Glaze, associate dean for student affairs...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2016
Last comment by Caitlin Maher, on Feb 15, 2016 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 6424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain increases horn volumes AND stress levels

It has been my personal experience, living in downtown Menlo Park, that the Caltrain horns have become outrageously louder...

Original post made by Pierced Ears on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Pierced Ears, on Aug 2, 2009 at 11:16 am | 52 comments | 6424 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flood insurance - subsidized premium rates eliminated

I received a letter from Fire Insurance Exchange Flood Insurance Processing center called Notice of Non-Renewal. It says...

Original post made by Julia on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Sep 27, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 9 comments | 6422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Macabre Page Mill Road ducks scenario

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Original post made by Debbie on Apr. 2, 2007
Last comment by Phil Lanthrop, on Apr 7, 2007 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 6421 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bike thieves nabbed in College Terrace

Two bike thieves who police said possessed burglary tools, a stun gun and crystal meth, were arrested in College Terrace...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Social Butterfly, on Dec 29, 2013 at 12:11 am | 31 comments | 6418 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford professor wins highest award in mathematics

A Stanford University professor today became the first woman to win the highest honor in mathematics. Maryam Mirzakhani was...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Aug 14, 2014 at 10:53 pm | 22 comments | 6417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crows threaten smaller birds

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Original post made by Laszlo Tokes on Aug. 12, 2006
Last comment by random person, on Aug 14, 2006 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 6417 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The other Palo Alto

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Original post made on Aug. 14, 2007
Last comment by ANTHONY, on Oct 27, 2007 at 11:57 am | 20 comments | 6416 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council chooses Scharff, Kniss to lead

Marking a changing of the guard at City Hall, the Palo Alto City Council bid farewell Tuesday night to three outgoing members,...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2017
Last comment by Annette, on Jan 5, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 13 comments | 6415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Latin Language Instruction

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Original post made by interested in Latin on Mar. 25, 2007
Last comment by ABC, on Apr 1, 2007 at 7:40 am | 11 comments | 6414 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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