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AROUND TOWN

"Friends" of PA Jr. Museum

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Original post made by Harriet Wilson on Jul. 5, 2006
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Jul 6, 2006 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 6560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A dearth of candidates

With just 12 days remaining before the Aug. 15 extended filing deadline for candidates running for City Council and Board...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Aug 9, 2012 at 8:33 am | 26 comments | 6559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nonprofits seek to help Palo Alto's vehicle dwellers

When Palo Alto officials passed a law Monday banning vehicle dwelling within city borders, they urged members of the nonprofit...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 12, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 35 comments | 6559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl, 9, drowns in pool in Menlo Park

A 9-year-old girl died Tuesday night as a result of a drowning at an apartment community pool in the 300 block of Sharon...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by tragic, on Jul 27, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 11 comments | 6559 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Enrollment shortfall, poor planning, sparked Sofia crisis, new president says

Enrollment shortfalls combined with a lack of planning led to the current financial crisis at Sofia University, the school's...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Clusterf---, on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 6557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tall Tree Award winners announced

Four individuals and organizations who have contributed to improving children's quality of life have been named as recipients...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Sigh, on May 7, 2016 at 5:44 pm | 21 comments | 6556 Views

RESTAURANTS

What happened to Casa Isabel?

I drove by Casa Isabel today and it looked boarded up - also the phone has been disconnected. Does anybody know what is...

Original post made by Michele on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jenna, on Jul 21, 2011 at 5:39 pm | 12 comments | 6556 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Painter/Stenciler Recommendation?

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Original post made by Midtowner on Jul. 7, 2006
Last comment by Carol Blitzer, on Jul 17, 2006 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 6555 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain loses bid for EIR exemption

Caltrain must comply with the state's environmental quality act in electrifying its rail system between San Francisco and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Adina, on Jul 20, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 107 comments | 6555 Views

BOOKS

Hundreds line up for former president Jimmy Carter

Hundreds of people lined up Tuesday night (Oct. 26) at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park to exchange a quick smile with former...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Which Carter?, on Oct 29, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 16 comments | 6555 Views

SPORTS

Harris out, new coach in 2 weeks

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Original post made by chris on Dec. 4, 2006
Last comment by The Right Man, on Dec 7, 2006 at 8:49 am | 12 comments | 6554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Page Mill closes offices, fuels speculation

Page Mill Properties, which owns about 1,700 apartments in East Palo Alto's Woodland Park neighborhood, shut down its management...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Wrong as usual, on Sep 8, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 80 comments | 6554 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ARB strikes down proposed University Avenue building

After three years of revisions, hearings and neighborhood disputes, Elizabeth and Jaime Wong's proposal to construct a four-story...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Election, on Oct 24, 2016 at 2:44 pm | 21 comments | 6551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Achievement gap persists in new state test scores

While school district staff celebrated at Tuesday's school board meeting the high achievement of most Palo Alto Unified students...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by @tension, on Oct 5, 2015 at 10:52 pm | 46 comments | 6550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women's shelter to open again in College Terrace

After a two-year hiatus, the Heart and Home Collaborative will again open its temporary shelter for homeless women at University...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2016
Last comment by Jeremy, on Dec 19, 2016 at 11:32 am | 4 comments | 6550 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: What's in a name?

Instead of returning to further debate over what the Main Library should be named, City Council should recognize the folly...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by oops!, on Apr 7, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 43 comments | 6549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Looking for further information on the Board's Action re: Administrators

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Original post made by waiting for the light on Oct. 17, 2006
Last comment by Periwinkle, on Oct 20, 2006 at 12:57 pm | 14 comments | 6549 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local nonprofit aids in Central American immigrant crisis

Though current debate over what to do with the tens of thousands of children surging across the U.S. border from violence-torn...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by complicated, on Aug 1, 2014 at 9:48 am | 4 comments | 6549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Delaine Eastin Talk on Public Education

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Original post made by Grace Mah on Nov. 9, 2006
Last comment by 4 way Parent, on Dec 1, 2006 at 2:53 pm | 41 comments | 6548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents demand fines for Edgewood developer

Fed up with the lack of a grocery store at Palo Alto's Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center, residents are mobilizing to put pressure...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2015
Last comment by Richard Carpenter, on Aug 26, 2015 at 12:23 am | 51 comments | 6548 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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