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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whooping cough epidemic hits California

Whooping cough, a serious bacterial disease that can cause severe illness and death in infants, is epidemic in California...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 18, 2010 at 4:46 pm | 21 comments | 6082 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man apologizes, pleads guilty for 1988 murder

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Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 18, 2010 at 7:53 am | 28 comments | 6676 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Update: Atherton protest lasted 30 minutes

Today's protest organized by the California Nurses Association in front of the Atherton home of Republican gubernatorial...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 18, 2010 at 5:44 am | 7 comments | 2891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Goodbye Palo Alto, HSR caused us to move

I'm not providing my address or name intentionally. We put our house up for sale after we learned we would be about 300 feet...

Original post made by Don\'t Guess on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 17, 2010 at 8:39 pm | 52 comments | 5648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will AT&T ever finish working on Colorado Ave ?

Is it me or does it seem like AT&T has been working on circuits day and night for the last six months in midtown. Last...

Original post made by midtown guy on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by AT&T, on Jul 17, 2010 at 2:53 pm | 4 comments | 2221 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Financial and Health Insurance "Reform"

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/15/health/policy/15health.html?_r=1 Above is a link to Obama snapping his fingers and demanding...

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 17, 2010 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 2185 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Innovation at risk: Massive federal funding to local research is under siege

The massive and ongoing federal support that has created and fueled the Bay Area brain trust -- big engineering and medicine...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Get it right, on Jul 17, 2010 at 11:17 am | 21 comments | 4279 Views

BOOKS

U.S. women settle for a draw in U-20 World Cup soccer opener

Stanford's Rachel Quon, Teresa Noyola and Courtney Verloo all saw action for the U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team as it...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Help, please, on Jul 17, 2010 at 11:05 am | 7 comments | 5237 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Nurses plan protest at Whitman's Atherton home

Members of the California Nurses Association say that about 1,000 of them will be coming to the Atherton home of Republican...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 17, 2010 at 10:44 am | 16 comments | 2494 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto airport committee seeks new member

Five months after an East Palo Alto plane crash raised concerns about the Palo Alto Airport, the aviation group responsible...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Garrett Woodman, on Jul 17, 2010 at 10:00 am | 6 comments | 2258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo mayor: June 10 rail tour was a meeting

After coming under fire over a likely violation of the state's open meeting law, Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline said this week...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by CJ, on Jul 17, 2010 at 9:44 am | 5 comments | 1185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kehillah Jewish High School 2010 graduates

2010 Kehillah Jewish High School graduates. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=17152...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3427 Views

SPORTS

2010 baseball all-league teams

Outstanding individual performances that led to team successes and postseason playoff berths underscored the Most Valuable...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by SV, on Jul 17, 2010 at 12:23 am | 4 comments | 3695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Passivity in the Classroom

Social Significance Of Patterns Of Questioning In Classroom Discourse Students need to feel that the classroom is a safe...

Original post made by Hanna on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by WilliamR, on Jul 16, 2010 at 11:11 pm | 1 comment | 6196 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion spotted near Redwood City

A mountain lion was sighted Wednesday night in an unincorporated area of San Mateo County, according to the Office of Emergency...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jul 16, 2010 at 4:48 pm | 11 comments | 2596 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15s win district title

Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15s manager Bob Budelli and his coaching staff probably wasn't too surprised that their all-star team...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Rackie Roon, on Jul 16, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 7 comments | 2849 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Channing House launches new health center today

A groundbreaking ceremony for a new health center will be held today (July 15) at 4 p.m. at Channing House, the downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Moi, on Jul 16, 2010 at 3:50 pm | 3 comments | 3194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classic Math vs PAUSD summer school or other suggestions

I thinking about enrolling my 11 year old in a summer math class for PreAlebra/Algebra. I was wondering if anyone had any...

Original post made by HPA on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 16, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 3900 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Horrendous accident last night

There was a horrendous auto accident last night, Thursday July 15th, about 6:15 p.m. at that dangerous corner of the Oregon...

Original post made by Bob on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jul 16, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 2856 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cowper Ct. Water Pumping

For I think more than a month, a lot on Cowper Ct. has been pumping water through fire hoses into the drain down the street...

Original post made by Nosy on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jul 16, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 2 comments | 2123 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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