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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Crash course in kindergarten readiness' applauded

A plan to offer low-income children in the Palo Alto school district a "crash course in kindergarten readiness" won applause...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by cblasey, on Nov 9, 2009 at 5:52 pm | 7 comments | 2252 Views

SPORTS

O'Hara gives Stanford a perfect finish

Senior Kelley O'Hara provided a perfect finish to a perfect regular-season, scoring three goals as the Stanford women's soccer...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by a Midtowner Stanford women's soccer fan, on Nov 9, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 3084 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Some all-year 'summer' classes being planned

Some Palo Alto students may be attending full-year classes next summer. The school board later this month will consider extending...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Former Gunn Parent, on Nov 9, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 36 comments | 3445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Path to Purpose' talk coming to Gunn Nov. 17

"The Path to Purpose: Helping Our Children Find Their Calling in Life" is the topic of a Nov. 17 presentation by William...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Randy, on Nov 9, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 2166 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eden Housing project draws opposition

A proposal to build a four-story apartment complex for low-income families at the site of the former Ole's auto-repair shop...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 9, 2009 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 1840 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Prep

Christal Carter Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=1680 posted Friday, June...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2720 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Leon Leong

Leon Leong says the City Council needs more diversity. By that he means fresh voices talking about issues that are currently...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 8, 2009 at 8:37 pm | 4 comments | 2883 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Scharff leads the pack in campaign cash

Greg Scharff, a local attorney making his first bid for Palo Alto City Council, is now leading the 14-candidate field in...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Ryan Vertelny, on Nov 8, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 30 comments | 2647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Child poverty on the rise, local foundation says

In a sign of how the recession has affected California's children, statewide enrollment in the Free or Reduced Price School...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Nov 8, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 17 comments | 2429 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Grant Road Open Space Fights Not Over; Please Join Our Cause!

Hi you all, Please join our cause to preserve and protect the over-century-old open space on Grant Road in Mountain View,...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by K-Mart, on Nov 8, 2009 at 1:04 pm | 7 comments | 2174 Views

SPORTS

SHP, Menlo boys join M-A girls as league water polo champs

The Central Coast Section water polo playoffs get under way this week and there should be little surprise to who the top-seeded...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by PA parent, on Nov 8, 2009 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 2467 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3 strikes law for DUIs?

State Senator Leland Yee from San Mateo is proposing a 3 strikes law for DUI convictions. Is this a nanny law or a public...

Original post made by Bill on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 8, 2009 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 2151 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Carnegie taps ex-Foothill College president for initiative on math

Bernadine Fong, retired Foothill College president, has been tapped to take on one of the biggest challenges facing U.S....

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by ironic, on Nov 8, 2009 at 8:49 am | 4 comments | 2961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo College wins third straight football game

Cruz Castillo threw for 264 yards and four touchdowns as the Menlo College football team downed visiting Lewis & Clark, 26-14,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by DO.C., on Nov 8, 2009 at 5:56 am | 1 comment | 2515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hoping for change

With the temperature in the low 60s Tuesday evening, Caroline Camhy Rothstein, dressed in a black and red ski jacket, sat...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Midtwon Parent, on Nov 7, 2009 at 10:47 pm | 7 comments | 2346 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Do hard times mean more domestic violence?

One could almost hear a figurative sigh of relief when news filtered into the 16th annual Domestic Violence Council Conference...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by Connie Valentine, on Nov 7, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 2780 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election count not final but outcome remains firm

About 14,100 out of 36,100 of Palo Alto's eligible voters, or 39 percent, took part in the election, according to figures...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by danny the homeless guy, on Nov 7, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 1971 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election results further cemented after update

An update from the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters Wednesday afternoon showed no changes in Palo Alto's election outcome....

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by A Frost Fan, on Nov 7, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 13 comments | 2914 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why No H1N1 Vaccines in Palo Alto?

So, I've heard of folks in other cities and counties in the Bay Area getting access to H1N1 (my niece in Marin, friends in...

Original post made by Where are they? on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 7, 2009 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 2221 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Climate change is a contact sport, expert says

An "insider's discussion" of the decades-long battle to bring the dangers of global warming to public awareness will be held...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 7, 2009 at 2:09 am | 10 comments | 2691 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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