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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Vehicle strikes by trains up dramatically this year

An increase in the number of vehicles hit by Caltrain commuter trains this year has transit police and at least one city...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by WilliamR, on Oct 11, 2015 at 11:16 am | 22 comments | 3555 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Defensive effort highlights SHP's 47-13 football romp

In the first PAL Bay Division game of the season, Sacred Heart Prep's offense looked like a well-oiled machine, racking up...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 11, 2015 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 2467 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor commits to eradicating homelessness among veterans

Citing the deaths of two unhoused women in Palo Alto parks two years ago as emblematic of the need to end homelessness in...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2015
Last comment by follow the lead of Salt Lake City, on Oct 11, 2015 at 9:48 am | 16 comments | 1599 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scraps parking exemptions for downtown developments

In their latest attempt to solve downtown's parking frustrations, Palo Alto officials on Monday night agreed to strike from...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 10, 2015 at 10:41 pm | 9 comments | 2504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Responding to sexual harassment: What the law says

Federal, state and school district guidelines offer a framework for the investigation into sexual harassment. The Weekly...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Oct 10, 2015 at 12:03 pm | 14 comments | 4258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will China stop capital flight to our real estate

As a new arrival to Stanford we are trying to buy a house but cannot compete with the tidal wave of Chinese capital. Is...

Original post made by Sandra on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by NPR Report, on Oct 10, 2015 at 10:30 am | 34 comments | 1523 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water quality bad?

It feels like the water quality in PA has really deteriorated: I can clearly smell chemicals now from the tap water, it's...

Original post made by GV on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Slow Down, on Oct 9, 2015 at 9:26 pm | 10 comments | 2205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A tortuous school inquiry

Palo Alto school district officials had the perfect opportunity last fall to demonstrate they had learned from their past...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Oct 9, 2015 at 9:07 pm | 12 comments | 6829 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obituaries

George Liddicoat Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/10/09/obituaries posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 9, 2015 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 1253 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

<B>Noise, banner assault Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/07/17/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Chris Cummings, on Oct 9, 2015 at 4:18 pm | 1 comment | 978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nine tips on how to turn a living room Zen

In today's hurried times, a home's living space is often the only, and quickest, escape from the stress of daily life, according...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Space, on Oct 9, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 8155 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Children's Health begins to offer transgender care

Stanford Children's Health has begun to offer medical and other services to transgender children and adolescents, with an...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by DSM_bloat, on Oct 9, 2015 at 10:46 am | 16 comments | 6283 Views

BOOKS

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. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/10/09/building-permits posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>VEGGIE DINNER ...</B> Nibble on steamed kale and almond crunch cake at Monday Night Vegetarian Dinners, including this...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2699 Views

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
There are no comments yet. 2383 Views

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
There are no comments yet. 1986 Views

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
There are no comments yet. 2900 Views

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 | 979 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 | 4238 Views
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
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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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