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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A slice of 'pi'

Lucille Nixon Elementary School fifth-grader Maggie Wang colors in her share of the humongous paper quilt she and her 22...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by pi, on Mar 23, 2010 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 2421 Views

AROUND TOWN

County TB cases still high despite statewide drop

Tuberculosis cases in Santa Clara County are the third highest in the state and remain high despite a large drop in the rest...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by George, on Mar 23, 2010 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 1868 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill Palo Alto campus may be rebuilt slowly

Foothill College could expand the square footage it occupies at Palo Alto's Cubberley Community Center by 43 percent and...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by ron greenlee, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 2109 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue trees get the axe

The planned removal of 50 mature street trees lining the California Avenue business district has some residents, shoppers...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Lauren, on Mar 23, 2010 at 12:45 am | 150 comments | 11439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anna Caltabiano

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Original post made on Feb. 26, 2008
Last comment by Bvrrvs, on Mar 22, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 9 comments | 3496 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest two, seek third in EPA shooting

Police arrested two suspects Friday and are looking for a third person of interest in a shooting at the Boys & Girls Club...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2835 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys make tennis history with a title

There was singing on the bus that carried the Menlo School boys' tennis team to and from dinner on Saturday night. The music,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 22, 2010 at 6:24 pm | 9 comments | 4412 Views

AROUND TOWN

more businesses being kicked out of downtown Palo Alto

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14705247 Anyone know what is really going on?...

Original post made by Sarah on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 22, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 9 comments | 2324 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area housing market remains slow

Despite a modest rise last month, Bay Area home sales continue to stagnate, according to the latest figures released Thursday...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Super, on Mar 22, 2010 at 4:25 pm | 10 comments | 2411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer School at Palo Verde

Hi: I was thinking of enrolling my kid who is going to start kindergarten in 2010 in the summer program at Palo Verde. Does...

Original post made by Vianica on Mar. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

DEMISE OF DIDDAMS — OR NOT? ... One of Palo Alto's most established businesses, Diddams, the popular downtown toy and party...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 22, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 3957 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Calls to Eshoo mostly in favor of health overhaul

As President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders continued twisting arms for votes, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by R Wray, on Mar 22, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 72 comments | 3914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Time to Discard Tinsley

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Original post made by Resident on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by proud Tinsley participant, on Mar 22, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 54 comments | 7605 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Smoky fire on Byron Street related to dishwasher

A basement fire related to a kitchen dishwasher caused about $75,000 damage to a two-story house in the 1100 block of Byron...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Old Timer With Questions, on Mar 22, 2010 at 11:36 am | 6 comments | 2268 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA, Navy 'committed' to preserving Hangar One

In a meeting Thursday night, NASA and Navy officials said for the first time they are jointly "committed" to preserving historic...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 22, 2010 at 7:47 am | 12 comments | 2329 Views

AROUND TOWN

A haunting tale

Written by Lanford Wilson in the mid-1980s and currently in production at Dragon Theatre, "Burn This" is the story of four...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Theater fan, on Mar 21, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 2664 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to do outreach on recycling, 'privacy'

Palo Alto will conduct more outreach before drafting a new recycling ordinance, and address "privacy" concerns before considering...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by NOgreenpolice, on Mar 21, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 15 comments | 2504 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury finds Koloto guilty of first-degree murder

A Santa Clara County Superior Court jury has convicted a Gilroy man of first-degree murder in connection with the killing...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Elwood Blues, on Mar 21, 2010 at 12:31 pm | 11 comments | 2257 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jobs, Schwarzenegger campaign for organ donation

Speaking at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Friday morning, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger stumped for a different...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by 1984, on Mar 21, 2010 at 12:49 am | 12 comments | 3435 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women miss winning NCAA swim title by three points

Stanford women's swim coach Lea Maurer will be thinking about this one for some time. Why, she'll wonder, couldn't we score...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Almost NCAA champs., on Mar 20, 2010 at 8:46 pm | 1 comment | 2524 Views
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
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Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 5,367 views

Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
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Planning for College Tours
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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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