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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school campuses mark Earth Week

Each one of Palo Alto's 17 public school campuses observes Earth Week from April 19 through April 23. It was a week to highlight...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 24, 2010 at 12:42 am | 5 comments | 2457 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: School board, high-speed rail

The Palo Alto school board plans to decide on "schematic designs" for additions to Jordan Middle School, including construction...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by NONIMBYS, on Apr 23, 2010 at 11:35 pm | 1 comment | 5492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Lending their voices

In a Palo Alto office building Monday, inside a soundproof booth, the events leading up to the Civil War were playing out...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Ayreq, on Apr 23, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 3392 Views

BOOKS

Esther Clark Park

Large oak trees, wild animals and uninterrupted landscapes define Esther Clark Park, an open 21-acre plot of land located...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by aqdrianna currie, on Apr 23, 2010 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 5252 Views

SPORTS

Gunn-Paly track much more than a grudge meet

When it comes to the annual track and field dual meet between Palo Alto and Gunn, times are not important. Only place and...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Proud Parent, on Apr 23, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 3202 Views

AROUND TOWN

"M-A on eBay" Online Auction is OPEN!

Menlo-Atherton High School’s ONLINE auction is now open! Sponsored by the school’s Foundation for the Future, every...

Original post made by Kim Sommer on Apr. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2124 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park will re-join high-speed rail suit

The city of Menlo Park will join Atherton in re-filing a lawsuit against the California High-Speed Rail Authority. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Spokker, on Apr 22, 2010 at 11:56 pm | 5 comments | 2259 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Palo Alto, it's the watts that count

Last week, when Palo Alto utilities officials offered residents $8 dimmable, energy-efficient light bulbs — normally...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Apr 22, 2010 at 11:49 pm | 5 comments | 2490 Views

AROUND TOWN

sad news about Briones house

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Original post made by joyce on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by someone who reads, on Apr 22, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 41 comments | 8136 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Polystyrene on its way out of Palo Alto

Polystyrene containers are making a permanent exodus from Palo Alto's food establishments this Thursday -- the latest target...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Natty, on Apr 22, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 13 comments | 3727 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Connecting Dots between NYC, Goldman Sachs, and us

A thread was shut down, ( not deleted, just shut down), a few days ago about "The Sky is Falling" related to the upcoming...

Original post made by Somewhat Dispassionate on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Apr 22, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 9 comments | 1922 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women win title, keep streak alive

After waiting 17 days and enduring a shift of 334 miles away from its own court to complete a dual match, the Stanford women's...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Outstanding!, on Apr 22, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 2468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming programs at Atherton Library

Friday, April 23 at 7 PM- The Garden: An al fresco studio for impressionist painters. A Fine Arts Museum docent lecture....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1957 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Call For Resolution

I would like CRONA, the Stanford Nurses Union, to request that the Palo Alto City Council pass a resolution that calls for...

Original post made by Jeff Richardson on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 22, 2010 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 1752 Views

SPORTS

Albanese tosses another no-hitter while Klausner, Vujovich just miss

==BI Tuesday's prep roundup== With senior pitcher Sammy Albanese stretching her streak of hitless innings to eight games,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Apr 22, 2010 at 8:42 am | 4 comments | 2489 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Second Highest Contributer to Barack's Campaign? Goldman Sachs

Here is a list of top contributors to McCain http://www.opensecrets.org/pres08/contrib.php?id=N00006424&cycle2=2008&goButt2.x=10&goButt2.y=3&goButt2=Submit And...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 22, 2010 at 5:54 am | 6 comments | 1807 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto pledges to cut water, energy use

Seeking to fight both climate change and high utility bills -- and bolstered by a half-million dollar savings in the past...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 22, 2010 at 3:40 am | 9 comments | 2612 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Here's an idea!

Here’s a bright idea - I was one of the fortunate few to get the two subsidized LED lamps before they ran out. Now I know...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 22, 2010 at 2:12 am | 6 comments | 2029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford loses bid to renew EPA charter schools

Stanford University was rebuffed Wednesday in its bid to renew the charter of a struggling East Palo Alto elementary school...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by something smells fishy, on Apr 21, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 17 comments | 5983 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buddy's Cannabis Patient Collective

The Mercury-News says there's a new marijuana club in Mountain View, just south of San Antonio Road. Do you folks think this...

Original post made by nonsmoker on Apr. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2152 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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