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AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

Young families, both local and international, are attracted to Palo Alto for its excellent public schools. However, not everyone...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/10/09/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Timeline of the investigation

<I>This timeline is based on emails and other documents released to the Palo Alto Weekly by the district under Public Records...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's this about?

So we are supposed to read something in the newspapers I guess .. ============================================ Good...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by A dish best eaten cold, on Oct 8, 2015 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Committee: Elementary enrollment in Palo Alto is stable, not growing

The chair of a school district subcommittee on elementary enrollment urged the school board and community members at a board...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Oct 8, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 20 comments | 4183 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Our Neglected Animal Shelter

Like the army camp in Apocalypse Now. Like something you have never seen in Palo Alto's historically first-rate services....

Original post made by William Warrior on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 8, 2015 at 2:27 pm | 5 comments | 530 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Houzz Inc. settles privacy-violation case

Houzz Inc., an online platform for home remodeling and design headquartered in Palo Alto, has settled a lawsuit with the...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Too old, on Oct 8, 2015 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 5089 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park Library reopens after bed bug scare

The Menlo Park Library in the Civic Center reopened Thursday, Oct. 8, at 10 a.m. after being closed Tuesday evening and Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by moi, on Oct 8, 2015 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 2829 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can a home seller pick their buyer?

With all the complaining about internationals buying houses with cash and outbidding others, I am wondering how much information...

Original post made by Wondering on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by True Blue, on Oct 8, 2015 at 11:05 am | 16 comments | 775 Views

SPORTS

Winning cross-country efforts lift the spirits of Palo Alto coach

It has been a tough few weeks for Palo Alto High cross-country coach Kelsey Feeley, who lost her father, Jerry, to leukemia...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by A Gunn sophomore, on Oct 8, 2015 at 8:51 am | 2 comments | 2757 Views

BOOKS

Orrange has career game in Stanford's win over Colorado

Amber Orrange scored a career-high 26 points to help the 15th-ranked Stanford women's basketball team escape with a 62-55...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Harvey Wade, on Oct 8, 2015 at 2:01 am | 1 comment | 2898 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park library closed by bedbugs

http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/10/06/bedbug-closes-menlo-park-library It seems once again that the bedbug was found...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Oct 7, 2015 at 11:03 pm | 6 comments | 478 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The DARK act? GMO companies give public the mushroom treatment

The DARK act? GMO companies giving the public the mushroom treatment. You might know or you might not know that the House...

Original post made by Plane Speaker on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Oct 7, 2015 at 5:15 pm | 6 comments | 700 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pit bull owner says she warned other woman

The owner of a pit bull that killed a dog in Palo Alto last Saturday morning twice warned the owner of the small dog to stay...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Good bye good bye good bye, on Oct 7, 2015 at 2:30 pm | 12 comments | 3759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transcription of missing Board of Education audio, Sept. 28

The video recorded by the Midpeninsula Media Center of the Palo Alto Unified School District board meeting on Tuesday, Sept....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 7, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to identify, combat human trafficking

With the 2016 Super Bowl slated to bring throngs of visitors and hospitality workers into the Bay Area, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Garden Gnome, on Oct 7, 2015 at 10:46 am | 7 comments | 3517 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto trees dying in greater numbers

As the drought drags through its fourth year, Palo Alto's parched trees are dying in greater numbers, prompting city officials...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Oct 7, 2015 at 10:10 am | 42 comments | 6790 Views

BOOKS

Inside those new houses

The owners of four South Bay residences are opening up their homes on Saturday, Oct. 10, for the 2015 Silicon Valley Home...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Neal, on Oct 7, 2015 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 4302 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Murder charges dropped in drive-by shooting case

The case of East Palo Alto resident Eric Barragan, who had been in San Mateo County jail for more than 10 months on charges...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by xdm, on Oct 7, 2015 at 7:40 am | 1 comment | 2280 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner to stand trial on sex-assault charges

Former Stanford all-star swimmer Brock Turner will stand trial for three felony counts related to an alleged sexual assault...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Women Should Be More Reponsible with Themselves, on Oct 6, 2015 at 9:20 pm | 4 comments | 12561 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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