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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher belittles soldiers child for supporting McCain

There is a revealing clip on u tube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bvqmY1eM-sof a public schoolteacher imposing her...

Original post made by Ann on Nov. 8, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:03 am | 18 comments | 2642 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged bike thieves arrested near Paly

Two alleged bike thieves were arrested by Palo Alto police Friday morning after they were spotted suspiciously driving around...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by PointOfView, on Jun 3, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 25 comments | 2642 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

James Flood school vandalized, ransacked

Police are investigating an apparent vandalism early Tuesday morning at the James Flood Magnet School in East Palo Alto in...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Setting the record straight, on May 29, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 4 comments | 2642 Views

SPORTS

Congrats to Gunn Water Polo!

Congrats to both the Gunn girls and boys water polo teams for winning the SCVAL championship last night. Jobs well done!...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Nov. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2642 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How China's taking over Africa, and why the West should be VERY worried

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Original post made by Sharon on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by Boycott Interracial Marriage, on Jul 21, 2008 at 6:18 pm | 36 comments | 2642 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sometimes it's better to donate money

As someone looking to make sure their food closet of choice gets bang for the buck this year, I am going to give my hard...

Original post made by Donations: Items vs Money on Dec. 3, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2642 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Much ado about homework

The mere mention of homework conjures up stress in Palo Alto, but Addison Elementary School is trying to take the anxiety...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by , on Jan 15, 2010 at 3:20 pm | -1 comments | 2642 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trouble with globalization

We just bought a house and I am scared we paid too much. I have been told that a lot of recent purchasers borrowed money...

Original post made by terry on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 6, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 20 comments | 2642 Views

AROUND TOWN

Classic comfort food -- minus the meat

Veggie Grill is whipping up fresh and creative dishes that may change your mind about a vegan diet. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Barnum, on Nov 2, 2014 at 8:18 pm | 1 comment | 2642 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dead Trees at Jordan Middle School

There used to be a time when our School Board and Staff took pride in the appearance of school property - not anymore. There...

Original post made by Neighbor on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 5, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 9 comments | 2641 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls' volleyball takes home Harbor title

The Palo Alto girls' volleyball team had an outstanding day at the 16-team Harbor Tournament on Saturday in Santa Cruz, winning...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by PalyVBall, on Sep 20, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 1 comment | 2641 Views

SPORTS

One family, two gold medals at Masters world championships

Menlo School grad Thomas Foley earned All-American recognition as a water polo player. Sean Foley, his father, showed off...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jim Turner, on Aug 11, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 2641 Views

AROUND TOWN

I Apologize

Hi folks, While growing up in Palo Alto, I met a new classmate in 7th grade at Wilbur (1969?). I admired him from the...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 15, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 2641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dancing across borders

The Silicon Valley is an international folk-dance epicenter, with no less than seven groups meeting on a weekly basis in...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by clarence harrison, on May 7, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 2641 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City ponders major electricity projects

Palo Alto officials are wrestling with a pleasant problem these days: what to do with all that money spilling out of the...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by h, on Jan 15, 2009 at 6:46 am | 29 comments | 2640 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What did Jesse Jackson say about Barack?

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Original post made by Susan on Jul. 16, 2008
Last comment by google it, on Jul 18, 2008 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 2640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bonuses for 260 city managers

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Original post made by arlo on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by John, on Sep 12, 2008 at 5:58 pm | 8 comments | 2640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Fire Chief Marinaro to retire in June

Nick Marinaro, Palo Alto's soft-spoken fire chief since late 2004, announced Thursday that he will retire June 29 after 37...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by midtown 50 years, on Apr 19, 2010 at 10:50 am | 22 comments | 2640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford: Hospital expansion would add $18M to Palo Alto

Stanford University's ambitious plan to upgrade and expand its medical facilities would bring Palo Alto about $18 million...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 14, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 12 comments | 2639 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flowers for Vets Program Highly Successful

Many thanks to our Vet friends who helped make the second annual Flowers for Vets program on December 16 amazingly successful....

Original post made by Karen Froniewski on Dec. 30, 2012
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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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