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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to spur affordable housing

Seeking to halt the city's transformation into an enclave for the super-rich, Palo Alto officials set their sights Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Mar 27, 2016 at 7:13 pm | 73 comments | 7667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto throws its support behind Stanford's housing project

As Palo Alto struggles to find ways to encourage new housing, Stanford University is quickly advancing a project that city...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Sardines , on Mar 27, 2016 at 4:24 pm | 24 comments | 6113 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters put out fire at downtown Palo Alto office

Palo Alto firefighters knocked down a small fire at an office building in downtown early Sunday morning, according to fire...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2016
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 27, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 3716 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seeking tales from the old Paly gym

The Palo Alto Weekly is preparing a retrospective on Palo Alto High School's 85-year-old gym, slated for demolition this...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto theme song, on Mar 26, 2016 at 3:24 pm | 21 comments | 21070 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks ideas for new traffic-fighting nonprofit

From Emeryville to Boston, nonprofits called "transportation management associations" have sprung up in the last few decades...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 26, 2016 at 12:07 pm | 9 comments | 3377 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Educating for life

On one recent morning in an English as a Second Language (ESL) classroom at Palo Alto's Greendell School, the tables began...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Chip, on Mar 26, 2016 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 6693 Views

SPORTS

USA women win again in Olympic water polo qualifying

The USA Women's National Team moved to 4-0 at the Olympic Qualification Tournament and secured first place in Group A following...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2016
Last comment by Bradford Barrett, on Mar 26, 2016 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 1403 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's new men's hoops coach is a former Cal player

==BI Dawkins hired at UCF== Jerod Haase may have given himself another great birthday gift as he has signed on as Stanford's...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Ghost of Roy Williams, on Mar 25, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 1 comment | 3119 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Warning: Height Limit Assault is Upon Us

Found this little surprise in the details of city housing proposals: H2.1.1 PROGRAM To allow for higher density residential...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Mar. 21, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Mar 25, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 65 comments | 5335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Renaming Committee Application Deadline is this Monday

Reminder that the applications for participation in the PAUSD school renaming committee are due this coming Monday. Committee...

Original post made by Lars Johnsson on Mar. 25, 2016
There are no comments yet. 310 Views

SPORTS

Eastside Prep girls win their first-ever state hoop crown

With sophomore Kayla Tahaafe overcoming illness to score 15 points and grab seven rebounds, the Eastside Prep girls overcame...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Mar 25, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 3 comments | 2589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Disabled man gets stolen tricycle back

A man who has a mobility disability had his chief form of transportation stolen on Tuesday, March 22, sparking a nearly 32-hour...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Mark, on Mar 25, 2016 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 2367 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pushing for integration

Karena Li's voice was tinged with loneliness as she recalled her experience as a new immigrant living in Palo Alto. Standing...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Sham, on Mar 25, 2016 at 8:56 am | 75 comments | 7440 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Meeting needs, creatively

After serving for four years as principal at Gunn High School, Katya Villalobos became principal of the Palo Alto Adult School...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Mar 25, 2016 at 8:12 am | 1 comment | 2801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>SORTING THINGS OUT .... </B>To reduce the environmental impact of waste, as of <B>April 1</B>, new rules for composting...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1536 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

St. Patrick's Day, what is the celebration about?

It is interesting to think that our schools cannot celebrate Christmas, or even mention Santa Claus, but they have no problems...

Original post made by St. Patrick on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by St. Patrick, on Mar 25, 2016 at 7:49 am | 5 comments | 561 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why is there a housing crisis

Very interesting analysis in the East Bay Express: http://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/why-is-there-a-housing-crisis/Content?oid=4722242 "...But...

Original post made by EBE reader on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by Where's the analysis?, on Mar 24, 2016 at 11:38 pm | 4 comments | 512 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Parking

I am a long time resident of Palo Alto, so it saddens me to find a dubious parking revenue generating scheme our city employs...

Original post made by Palo Alto Resident on Mar. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 352 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Twelve auto burglaries reported in one day in Palo Alto

Police are investigating a dozen vehicle break-ins that occurred in Palo Alto on Monday, March 21. Most of the reported auto...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Edward, on Mar 24, 2016 at 7:09 pm | 3 comments | 933 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clinton speaks at Stanford in wake of Brussels bombings

One day after the terrorist bombings in Brussels, Belgium, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton laid out her...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Nayeli P., on Mar 24, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 23 comments | 3626 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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