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BOOKS

Correction

The April 22 article "Western Ballet turns the big 4-0" misstated the dance company's website, which is westernballet.org,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters to the editor

<B>Loss of diversity Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/04/15/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Worth a Look

The annual "Fine Art in the Park" festival, sponsored by the Los Altos Rotary Club, will be held Saturday, May 14, and Sunday,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
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BOOKS

Around Town

<B><B>MOVING ON ... </B>Just days before City Manager <B>James Keene</B> warned the City Council about the emerging worker...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Greenwaste: unaccountable, terrible service

What is it about Palo Alto utilities and their stuck-up/would be holy, but in reality, unaccountable and terrible service?...

Original post made by TheRealSlimK on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 18, 2016 at 9:32 am | 72 comments | 2393 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Father of Palo Alto teen who died by suicide urges parental support, awareness

TC Lee, the father of a Gunn High School student who died by suicide in 2015, spoke to a full crowd at First Christian Church...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Sara, on May 18, 2016 at 9:24 am | 9 comments | 7638 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial begins in Stanford sex-assault case

Just over a year since two Stanford University graduate students found former student and all-star swimmer Brock Turner on...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Eddy Thompson, on May 18, 2016 at 7:45 am | 9 comments | 12083 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: In art as in politics, one person can make things happen

First off, a confession: As a kid, I was determined to become a sketch artist and spent many hours with pencil and pen attempting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on May 17, 2016 at 9:09 pm | 6 comments | 2583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sustainable seating

Colorful benches made from recycled propane tanks, on loan from East Bay artist Colin Selig, were installed at the corners...

Original post made on May. 7, 2016
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on May 17, 2016 at 11:15 am | 6 comments | 2421 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Father of Palo Alto teen who died by suicide to give talk on mental health

The father of a Gunn High School student who died by suicide in 2015 will be giving a public talk on Sunday, May 15, to raise...

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by Unfortunate, on May 17, 2016 at 9:02 am | 54 comments | 11758 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Resident: Atherton building department negligent

In the midst of a legal battle with her building contractor, Kimberly Sweidy is also taking on the town of Atherton's building...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Trio of boutiques open at shopping center

The transformation of Stanford Shopping Center continues this month with the opening of several new retail stores: The North...

Original post made on May. 15, 2016
Last comment by Thoughts, on May 16, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 8 comments | 5402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn boys take down historic swim streak with CCS title

The foundation for the dream was built two years ago when assistant coach Kyle Accornero told Gunn head coach Mark Hernandez...

Original post made on May. 15, 2016
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 16, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 7 comments | 2779 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Policing surveillance

A police cruiser in Palo Alto has five cameras: one pointing toward the front, another toward the rear, two covering the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by miceman, on May 16, 2016 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 5624 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 | 6610 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

To the rescue

Palo Alto is a far cry from the Third World, but in a disaster it will face many of the same challenges that often plague...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Mark, on May 15, 2016 at 10:13 pm | 5 comments | 4734 Views

SPORTS

Stanford baseball wins; softball experiences special moment

==BI Cardinal corner == Chris Castellanos and Colton Hock combined on an eight-hitter, Jack Klein homered and Stanford earned...

Original post made on May. 15, 2016
Last comment by Tony, on May 15, 2016 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 1080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: a home away from home

At a time when critically ill Stanford Hospital patients and their families often face staggering medical and financial burdens,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2016
Last comment by Mayo Transplant, on May 15, 2016 at 2:45 pm | 4 comments | 9013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ready for the show time

The four female Palo Alto High School students who make up the a capella pop ensemble the Heartbeats took the stage recently...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by PAUSD Parent, on May 15, 2016 at 6:37 am | 1 comment | 4272 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls, Paly boys run to second place at SCVAL finals

The Gunn girls and Palo Alto boys did what they had to do and nearly came away titles as a bonus to highlight the SCVAL Championships...

Original post made on May. 14, 2016
Last comment by Old coach, on May 14, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 4 comments | 1652 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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