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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Joint community effort to save Menlo's Guild Theater

Update on the petition in support of Menlo Park's Guild Theater The Palo Alto Square remains open because of hard work...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Feb. 3, 2017
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Donations lag at Partners in Education

Partners in Education (PiE), the education foundation that raises millions of dollars each year to fund electives, support...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Nobody special, on Feb 3, 2017 at 10:01 am | 44 comments | 6700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County to file lawsuit against President Trump's order

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday evening to sue President Donald Trump over an executive order...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Feb 3, 2017 at 1:27 am | 9 comments | 3899 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Long drought ends for Santa Clara County

Months of wet weather have washed away much of the drought that plagued California over the last four years. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Feb 3, 2017 at 1:21 am | 5 comments | 2470 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford: Trump immigration ban 'deeply antithetical' to university values

The executive order President Donald Trump signed last Friday banning entry into the United States for 90 days for citizens...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Feb 3, 2017 at 1:12 am | 31 comments | 5917 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto pair arrested for bike thefts

After a string of bicycle thefts in the Willows neighborhood in Menlo Park and nearby areas, detectives with the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Feb 2, 2017 at 3:42 pm | 6 comments | 4220 Views

SPORTS

Mims heads all-star cast of M-A senior class on signing day

==BI Signing Day roundup == Once Jeff Tedford got involved, Jordan Mims' decision became easy. The Menlo-Atherton senior...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2017
Last comment by Tasmanian Girl, on Feb 2, 2017 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 2444 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Ending Palo Alto's traffic and parking nightmare

Having grown up in Palo Alto, there's no doubt that traffic is far worse today than it was even a decade or two ago, and...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Feb 2, 2017 at 1:54 am | 46 comments | 8125 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board split on elementary math curriculum

The Palo Alto school board was split this week on whether to allow elementary school teachers to pilot a third mathematics...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2017
Last comment by Cogito, on Feb 1, 2017 at 6:46 pm | 19 comments | 4708 Views

SPORTS

New women's volleyball coach is familiar with Stanford

Kevin Hambly, who replaces John Dunning as Stanford's women's volleyball coach, has become familiar with the Cardinal program...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by TLM, on Feb 1, 2017 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 2308 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

As it rains, state considers continuing drought rules

The California State Water Resources Control Board is considering keeping water use restrictions in place because, despite...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Stephen, on Feb 1, 2017 at 2:35 pm | 8 comments | 1827 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly program makes frosh feel connected

Imagine a well-established program that eases the transition into high school by providing freshmen with smaller learning...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Laughing All the Way, on Feb 1, 2017 at 2:25 pm | 16 comments | 5396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castilleja proposes enrollment-growth plan

Just over two years since the City of Palo Alto penalized Castilleja School for exceeding its enrollment cap, the school...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Sounds terrible, on Feb 1, 2017 at 1:41 pm | 54 comments | 6260 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford police arrest man with binoculars for weapons on campus

Police investigating reports of a man who was behaving suspiciously found multiple weapons inside his van and arrested him...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Feb 1, 2017 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 8009 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford's Jewish Studies professors issue statement about Donald Trump

"Jewish Studies faculty statement on Trump executive orders" in the Stanford Daily: http://www.stanforddaily.com/2017/01/30/jewish-studies-faculty-statement-on-trump-executive-order...

Original post made by student on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jan 31, 2017 at 8:32 pm | 3 comments | 321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Not so fast

Palo Alto residents anxious to start building their new homes where an old home is now may not be aware that they need to...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Online name, on Jan 31, 2017 at 6:11 pm | 4 comments | 1612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Winter Spare the Air alert issued for Wednesday in the Bay Area

A Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Wednesday in the Bay Area, banning the burning of wood for 24 hours, regional...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by parent for clean air, on Jan 31, 2017 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 1239 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves to delay commission appointments

Palo Alto officials on Monday night moved to delay the city's process for appointing new members to three local commissions,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Oldster, on Jan 31, 2017 at 2:35 pm | 21 comments | 3135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Middlefield Road lane reduction moves ahead

Residents along Middlefield Road in north Palo Alto are well accustomed to extreme conditions, whether it's severe traffic...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by Rational, on Jan 31, 2017 at 12:43 pm | 46 comments | 5430 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town: Parks & Rec; Parting Words

Tidbits collected by the Weekly staff on people, events and other happenings in Palo Alto. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/01/29/around-town-parks-...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2017
Last comment by Teddie, on Jan 31, 2017 at 9:24 am | 3 comments | 3444 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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