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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Mananagment Schedules Neighborhood Meeting on Jewish Holiday

Residents in Evergreen Park have been invited to attend a presentation -- and hopefully a discussion -- tonight of a draft...

Original post made by Evergreen Park Resident on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 12, 2016 at 8:20 am | 3 comments | 309 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Voting in Nov. 8 election starts today; voting centers open

While Election Day is a month away, voting starts today. Vote-by-mail ballots are being sent to voters starting Oct. 11,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by rita vrhel, on Oct 11, 2016 at 5:47 pm | 7 comments | 2375 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sister-in-law arrested in Palo Alto homicide

Palo Alto police have arrested the sister-in-law of a Palo Alto woman who was found stabbed to death in her Creekside Drive...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Oct 11, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 17 comments | 15716 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area rain predicted for Thursday, Friday

Officials with the National Weather Service are predicting rain toward the end of the week in the Bay Area. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by AuggiesMan, on Oct 11, 2016 at 11:58 am | 4 comments | 2686 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A, Menlo, Sacred Heart all win big in boys water polo

==BI Prep roundup == Nicholas Caryotakis scored five goals and the Menlo-Atherton boys water polo team beat visiting Woodside,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Mark Meyers, on Oct 11, 2016 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 1928 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford professor Condoleezza Rice says Donald Trump should withdraw from election

Senator John McCain and other prominent Republicans agree. CBS News report: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2016/10/08/condoleezza-rice-trump-should-withdraw/...

Original post made by Donald on Oct. 8, 2016
Last comment by Oh, Hush, on Oct 10, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 6 comments | 529 Views

RESTAURANTS

Korean classics

If your knowledge of Korean food starts and ends at kimchi, then Song Pa in Mountain View offers an easy introduction; if...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Oct 10, 2016 at 7:02 pm | 3 comments | 2852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jennifer DiBrienza

Jennifer DiBrienza was at a school board discussion this spring about merging two levels of a math course at Gunn High School....

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by 852, on Oct 10, 2016 at 3:06 pm | 22 comments | 2087 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board hopefuls turn to student issues

Gunn High School students got a taste of where the five Palo Alto school-board candidates stand on several issues that affect...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by outsider, on Oct 10, 2016 at 12:48 pm | 13 comments | 3309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/07/sales-at-a-glance...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by dollarbin, on Oct 10, 2016 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 1235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's with the PAUSD attendance this year? They must be bored.

Is the school district trying to gain cash for the school district? Why are they freaking-out this year over any tardy or...

Original post made by PAUSD Parent on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Oct 9, 2016 at 10:28 pm | 53 comments | 2068 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Spammers Gone Wild

It's the same spammer over and over. His posts are showing up in search engines and getting hits so he'll keep doing it until...

Original post made by Concerned Reader on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Reader, on Oct 9, 2016 at 12:09 pm | 21 comments | 626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where everybody knows your name

St. Claire Gardens, nestled in the heart of Palo Alto, might not be as famous as Old Palo Alto or Midtown, but it's a neighborhood...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Oct 8, 2016 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 2181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto library puts its services on wheels

After seeing an article about a library service brought to the community via bicycle in Seattle, Washington, Christine Pennington,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Hopeful, on Oct 8, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 3 comments | 3056 Views

SPORTS

Knights fall to Cougars, Palo Alto, Gunn also lose league games

==BI Prep football == The Menlo School football team never could solve Chase Hoffman, who rushed for 238 yards and scored...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2016
Last comment by Faith Brigel, on Oct 8, 2016 at 7:25 am | 1 comment | 1500 Views

RESTAURANTS

Social theater: 'Dating Chronicles'

Would your adventures in dating make good theater? Justin Taylor Nixon, Kate Ryan and Fuse Theatre are putting together a...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 595 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja sinks Aragon in nonleague water polo match

==BI Prep report == Jenna Kotcher was one of four players to record three goals and the Castilleja girls water polo team...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school-board candidates delve into elementary-school issues

The five candidates vying for three seats on the Palo Alto school board discussed issues affecting elementary-school students...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by It's about the money, on Oct 7, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 17 comments | 4946 Views

AROUND TOWN

Animal shelter is not closing, city officials say

A website petition claiming that Palo Alto plans to close its animal shelter prompted city officials to issue a press release...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by Tony, on Oct 7, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 28 comments | 3843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jay Cabrera

It's not the nitty gritty of the issues facing the Palo Alto Board of Education that drives Jay Cabrera. It's the prospect...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 7, 2016 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 1128 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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