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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Weekly garners 16 awards in Bay Area competition

The Palo Alto Weekly won 16 awards at the Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards luncheon Saturday, Dec. 5, including first place...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2015
Last comment by anne, on Dec 15, 2015 at 8:14 am | 7 comments | 834 Views

AROUND TOWN

A walk down Christmas Tree Lane

Seventy-five years ago, the residents of Fulton Street set out Christmas trees along the street and strung up lights from...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by OPar, on Dec 14, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 14 comments | 11896 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek package thief caught on camera

Police are looking for a man who was caught on surveillance video taking packages from a Palo Alto home Saturday afternoon,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by SuperD, on Dec 14, 2015 at 5:21 pm | 8 comments | 4761 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gift in a jar

The holiday season can be hectic, and sometimes gifts can fall through the cracks until the very last minute. But no need...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Thank you!, on Dec 14, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 6758 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With a kick and a snip, El Camino Park re-opens in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's kick-off ceremony for the new El Camino Park was, quite literally, a kick off. Mayor Karen Holman scored the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 14, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 12 comments | 4284 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council open to new Marriott hotels

It's still a long way from the finish line, but a proposal to build two Marriott hotels on the southern edge of Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 14, 2015 at 2:47 pm | 21 comments | 9642 Views

SPORTS

2015 boys and girls All-CCS water polo teams

Sacred Heart Prep junior Maddy Johnson, the Most Valuable Player in Division II, is among a total of 11 local boys and 15...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 14, 2015 at 2:32 pm | 6 comments | 2067 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stevenson House shakeup boots director, staff

A major shakeup at senior-housing community Stevenson House has resulted in the dismissal of its longtime executive director...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by Melinda Rosenaur, on Dec 14, 2015 at 2:17 pm | 25 comments | 9467 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OCR Evidently to Make Findings Against PAUSD in Sexual Harassment Cases

Today Superintendent McGee sent a Weekly Communication to the Board indicating that OCR would be making findings against...

Original post made by Alert Reader on Dec. 12, 2015
Last comment by parent2, on Dec 14, 2015 at 9:24 am | 38 comments | 1824 Views

SPORTS

Former Palo Alto basketball great Loscutoff passes away

Before there was Jeremy Lin, there was Jim Loscutoff. Before there was "Linsanity", there was "Jungle Jim." Loscutoff, who...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Douglas Nareau, on Dec 13, 2015 at 9:59 pm | 6 comments | 5173 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As Palo Alto's fiber hopes grow, so do costs

As Palo Alto forges ahead with a plan to bring high-speed Internet access to every local home and business, city staff is...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Dec 13, 2015 at 9:19 pm | 41 comments | 6280 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two men wounded in East Palo Alto shootings

East Palo Alto police are investigating separate Thursday night shootings that injured two men. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 974 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto house 'completely destroyed' in morning blaze

An Eichler home in Palo Alto's Fairmeadow neighborhood has been "completely destroyed" in a morning blaze, according to fire...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Gary Martin, on Dec 13, 2015 at 12:16 am | 45 comments | 12145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Becoming a part of the culture of music

Each school day, about 90 students from East Palo Alto travel across county borders to the Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 12, 2015 at 11:59 am | 6 comments | 4106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Celebrate with suds

The traditional alcoholic beverage to serve with holiday meals may be wine, but local beer purveyors say beer can offer just...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2015
Last comment by Belgian's the Best, on Dec 12, 2015 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 8074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal, local officials gear up for coming El Nino

Citing a worrying El Nino storm pattern that could rival 1997-98's flooding this winter, the Federal Emergency Management...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Newcomer, on Dec 12, 2015 at 6:09 am | 12 comments | 4179 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area better for Housing Than Many Parts of the Country

This recent study on rental housing http://www.jchs.harvard.edu/americas-rental-housing concludes that the Bay area is...

Original post made by BayAreaBetter on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Dec 11, 2015 at 7:57 pm | 1 comment | 360 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For South Palo Alto residents, it's traffic, traffic traffic

Without collaboration with the City of Mountain View, Palo Alto won't be able to get a handle on the traffic and safety issues...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Dec 11, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 17 comments | 3165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our beautiful backyard

Photographs now on view at the Environmental Volunteers EcoCenter gallery showcase the flora and fauna of Stanford University's...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth Schwyzer, on Dec 11, 2015 at 10:13 am | 3 comments | 761 Views

AROUND TOWN

Of tinsel and memories

When the Christmas season begins, Palo Alto resident Nicole Macuil always remembers the most beautiful holiday tree she has...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 9546 Views
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Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

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