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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell Referendum Petition Available to Download and Sign

Dear Fellow Palo Altan: I am involved in a community effort to qualify two referendums to be put on a ballot for voting...

Original post made by Maybell Referendum on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 11, 2013 at 6:09 pm | 39 comments | 2654 Views

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 | 2654 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local celebs pick top teachers in campaign

Actor and writer James Franco and Football Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young of Palo Alto posed with favorite teachers...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Adjust statures, on Oct 1, 2010 at 9:43 am | 9 comments | 2654 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto resident named to Sailing Hall of Fame

Palo Alto resident Stan Honey, winner of the 2006 Volvo Ocean Race, will be inducted into the National Sailing Hall of Fame...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 16, 2012 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 2654 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Early aerial photos of Palo Alto featured Sunday

Aerial photos of the Palo Alto region – taken between 1946 and 1979 – will be featured in a free public presentation...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jan 22, 2009 at 10:48 am | 4 comments | 2653 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Christopher Hitchens Diagnosed: Esophageal Cancer Cancels Book Tour

Sad newshttp://www.postchronicle.com/news/entertainment/tittletattle/article_212310150.shtml He has been a resident of...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Wish him well, on Jul 7, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 6 comments | 2653 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The new Mitchell Park library is ugly!

This new library is not only ugly, but it does not fit in the Palo Alto context. It is not welcoming to either kids or adults....

Original post made by Jane on Sep. 23, 2012
Last comment by Keep the list growing, on Oct 4, 2012 at 11:20 pm | 17 comments | 2653 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Buena Vista appeal, teachers union contract, Comprehensive Plan summit

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of May 25. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/05/22/public-agenda-buena-vista-appeal-gunn-bell...

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by musical, on May 29, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 2653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Wussification of Britain

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Original post made by WS on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 28, 2008 at 8:52 am | 3 comments | 2653 Views

SPORTS

PA Babe Ruth 14s split NorCal all-star games

Through the opening weekend of the Northern California State Tournament, the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 14-year-old all-stars split...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by HAYSTACK, on Jul 25, 2009 at 1:27 am | 2 comments | 2653 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 | 2653 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 | 2653 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Kitchen culture

For Palo Altan Lisa Herndon, lacto-fermentation is a way of life. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15461...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Caped Crusader, on Aug 26, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 2653 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Atherton no longer is the most expensive, Forbes says

After three years of sitting at the top of the Forbes priciest American residential real estate list, as of this December...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2017
Last comment by Silicon Valley Resident, on Jan 3, 2017 at 7:09 pm | 1 comment | 2653 Views

AROUND TOWN

CalPERS ordered to release Page Mill documents

CalPERS must release an eight-inch stack of documents relating to its doomed investment in East Palo Alto apartment complexes...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Larry Smith, on Sep 16, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 8 comments | 2653 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City workers to get 6.3 percent increase

The labor standoff between the City of Palo Alto and its largest employee union concluded this week when workers voted to...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2014
Last comment by say what say what say what, on Mar 8, 2014 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 2652 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Kirke Comstock survived rough-and-tumble politics, and a bomb

The passing last week of Kirke Comstock — a former mayor of both Palo Alto and Portola Valley — closes a long-ago...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by just a kid then, on Sep 4, 2016 at 8:43 pm | 3 comments | 2652 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year-round schools here?

Japan has year-round academics - they get 2-3 weeks off in April or May as their break. Would a year-round program work...

Original post made by Parent on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by belle, on May 21, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 23 comments | 2652 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Closing of the IMC

June 14th 2010 To Rachel Metz...

Original post made by stephanie enos on Jun. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2652 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinions

Everything not roses at Stanford, Paly editors point out Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/01/31/guest-opinions...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 2652 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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