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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assault is Assault

The reality is most women and many men have been groped, attacked, threatened, or raped without permission. It's a huge...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Gay is Not Evil, on Oct 14, 2016 at 9:01 am | 6 comments | 330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>NATIVE PLANT SALE ... </B>Conserve water and make your garden beautiful this season by introducing California native...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>East Palo Alto Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/14/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building unity

From 2014 to 2015, 328 Foothill College students transferred to California state universities. Just five of them were black. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Len Ely

Try it. If it doesn't work, try something else. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/14/len-ely...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 899 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In their own words: Where the candidates stand

<I>In candidate forums, endorsement interviews and questionnaires sponsored by the resident groups Palo Alto Forward (PAF)...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

John Kerry discusses ethical, social challenges of internet age

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sat casually on the stage of the Rosewood Sand Hill Hotel ballroom in Menlo Park on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Oct 14, 2016 at 6:08 am | 5 comments | 2354 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to shift fire station to Geng Road

A new fire station would go up near the Palo Alto Baylands and remain there for about 18 months while the city rebuilds the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Rainer, on Oct 14, 2016 at 3:39 am | 8 comments | 2300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rethinking minimum wage: One size does not fit all

There is a great irony in the new minimum-wage requirements that have swept across California, a point that ought to irk...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by rocco , on Oct 13, 2016 at 5:48 pm | 13 comments | 4545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Todd Collins

Ask Todd Collins for his thoughts on just about any issue facing the Palo Alto school district, and he'll bring you back...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 13, 2016 at 5:27 pm | 6 comments | 1378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Melissa Baten Caswell

After serving for almost a decade on the Palo Alto Board of Education, Melissa Baten Caswell didn't initially plan to run...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 13, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 1360 Views

BOOKS

Sabaa Tahir spins a multifaceted tale

Though it's only been a few weeks since local New York Times bestselling author Sabaa Tahir's release of her second book,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2016
Last comment by Nina Chung, on Oct 13, 2016 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 1573 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal women's volleyball moves on without Hodson

The seventh-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team will have to make due without the reigning national Freshman of the Year...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by VolleyGrrrl, on Oct 13, 2016 at 1:53 pm | 4 comments | 4291 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election Cost

It strikes me as fundamentally wrong that local elections are so expensive that candidates are building hefty war chests,...

Original post made by Annette on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 12, 2016 at 8:42 pm | 20 comments | 593 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three candidates vie for two seats on Ravenswood school board

Two incumbents and one challenger, all with backgrounds in education, are competing for two open seats on the Ravenswood...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Afraid of Marielena, on Oct 12, 2016 at 8:33 am | 9 comments | 3173 Views

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 | 296 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 | 2182 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 | 15515 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 | 2618 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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