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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dancers will shimmy for a cause at Sunday night fundraiser

Talented belly dancers from Bay Area-based Khamsin Bellydance will shake their hips and clap finger cymbals at a fundraising...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

ABC Nightline to air piece on Palo Alto

The latest national news outlet to cover the youth suicide cluster Palo Alto experienced in 2014 and 2015 is ABC's Nightline,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by AnjaliV, on Feb 18, 2016 at 2:18 pm | 46 comments | 10028 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys remain undefeated heading into the postseason

==BI Prep soccer== It has been a season of firsts for the Palo Alto boys in the SCVAL De Anza Division soccer race. Not...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by chauncy the gardner, on Feb 18, 2016 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 3838 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA's Woodland Park apartments to be sold

East Palo Alto's largest block of rental-housing stock could soon be sold to Menlo Park developer Sand Hill Property Company,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Background, on Feb 18, 2016 at 1:31 pm | 14 comments | 6768 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. Representatives kick off national innovation meeting

Seeking to build on a national innovation strategy that she helped craft 10 years ago, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo urged a second...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by herzing girl, on Feb 18, 2016 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 3974 Views

AROUND TOWN

Andronico's at Edgewood?

Is this ever going to happen? The article back in September said it was "soon" coming to Edgewood. Define "soon"....

Original post made by ShopperB on Feb. 13, 2016
Last comment by Marc, on Feb 18, 2016 at 9:25 am | 6 comments | 623 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Course selection

In a quandary - my student would like to take Physics in the senior year and choose an elective in the junior year .. the...

Original post made by PhysicsOrNoPhysics on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by C, on Feb 18, 2016 at 1:59 am | 2 comments | 787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feds support family against PAUSD in DNA-privacy case

The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice have filed an amicus brief in support of a former Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Nice actually, on Feb 18, 2016 at 12:32 am | 49 comments | 7179 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gunn boys avenge only loss of season, topple rival Paly

For the Gunn boys basketball team, Friday night's SCVAL De Anza Division showdown against Palo Alto was more than just a...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by Quite a Season, on Feb 17, 2016 at 10:33 pm | 1 comment | 5173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hidden Surveillance Camera

A lot of families install hidden surveillance cameras for security reasons. This helps the community and neighborhood. Most...

Original post made by SpyingNeighbor on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Gotcha Fido, on Feb 17, 2016 at 9:40 pm | 36 comments | 1419 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Say No to Single Story Overlay

A group of Eichler owners have started a website to explain why Single Story Overlay is a bad decision for Eichler neighborhoods. They...

Original post made by Palo Verde Forward on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Love SSO, on Feb 17, 2016 at 7:38 pm | 14 comments | 1533 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park church mourns loss of pastor

Members of the Mt. Olive Apostolic Original Holy Church of God in Menlo Park are mourning the loss of their pastor, Bishop...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by Evelyn, on Feb 17, 2016 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 3681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents of skateboarding teens -- you should read this

Hi: I was just standing over the parking lot of CVS on MIddlefiield, about 3:30 pm./Tuesday, when I saw a gang of male...

Original post made by The Real Slim K on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Tamra, on Feb 17, 2016 at 9:23 am | 11 comments | 697 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama returns to Atherton on Feb. 11

President Barack Obama is due to visit Atherton, again, on Feb. 11, to raise funds for Democrats but this time the town's...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Andrew Brietbart, on Feb 17, 2016 at 2:05 am | 21 comments | 7561 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to raise age for tobacco sales

Seeking to make Palo Alto a regional leader in a crusade against cigarette smoke, city officials are preparing to raise the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Paco, on Feb 16, 2016 at 11:41 pm | 20 comments | 3729 Views

SPORTS

Quick heads Stanford honorees on All-Century team

==BI Women's swimming== Legendary coach Richard Quick was named the Pac-12 Women's Swimming and Diving Coach of the Century,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Nick, on Feb 16, 2016 at 10:27 pm | 1 comment | 3838 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A safe haven to dream

Two dozen teenagers gathered in a Sequoia High School classroom one Saturday last February to explore the emotional impacts...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Jon Parsons, on Feb 16, 2016 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 3000 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growing up undocumented

Editor's note: Pseudonyms are being used by three of the undocumented youth interviewed for this story, at their request...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 16, 2016 at 4:22 pm | 13 comments | 10769 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launches airplane-noise study

With the topic of airplane noise recently soaring toward the top of Palo Alto's priority list, the City Council moved ahead...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Tenant, on Feb 15, 2016 at 11:53 pm | 42 comments | 5472 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford University names new Title IX coordinator

Stanford University has named a new head for its embattled Title IX Office: Catherine Glaze, associate dean for student affairs...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2016
Last comment by Caitlin Maher, on Feb 15, 2016 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 6424 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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