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AROUND TOWN

Board still not sold on contentious University Avenue project

Over the past three years, Elizabeth Wong's tortuous road toward winning approval for a new four-story development on University...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2016
Last comment by Time to Quit, on Sep 9, 2016 at 9:19 am | 17 comments | 3970 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Spare the Air alert issued for Bay Area Wednesday

Bay Area residents are being encouraged to carpool, bike, walk or take public transportation to work Wednesday because of...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by Public Health, on Sep 9, 2016 at 8:50 am | 8 comments | 1790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flippin' fantastic

Long gone are the days when an enterprising developer could buy a rundown house cheaply, slap on a new coat of paint, gussy...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2106 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Sales

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/09/09/home-sales posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>GO NATIVE ... </B>The California Native Plant Society will hold a daylong symposium on gardening for wildlife on <B>Saturday,...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1438 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/09/09/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1144 Views

AROUND TOWN

A quick fix for your bathroom

Even if you can't afford the time and expense of a complete bathroom renovation, you can still make dramatic changes without...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by UdyRegan, on Sep 9, 2016 at 1:29 am | 1 comment | 2099 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire at Glass Slipper Inn in Palo Alto causes evacuation

The Glass Slipper Inn was evacuated Tuesday night after a fire broke out in a motel room, prompting a response from Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by inn, on Sep 9, 2016 at 12:24 am | 6 comments | 8016 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arthur Keller enters Council race in Palo Alto

Arthur Keller, a former Palo Alto planning commissioner with a long record of scrutinizing new developments, challenging...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on Sep 8, 2016 at 9:57 pm | 63 comments | 5248 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Surviving 9/11, still

It's been 15 years since the 9/11 terrorists drove planes deep into the sides of New York City's Twin Towers, but for survivor...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by Kathy, on Sep 8, 2016 at 8:33 pm | 8 comments | 8160 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Political outsiders look to shake up status quo in council race

One candidate running for a City Council seat in Palo Alto says he wants to eliminate the Architectural Review Board and...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by margaret heath, on Sep 8, 2016 at 8:08 pm | 20 comments | 3939 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What to expect when Google Fiber comes to town

Google Fiber has been hailed by many observers as a much-needed shake-up for the local telecommunications market. But to...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 8, 2016 at 3:46 pm | 96 comments | 10260 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Consultant confirms increased airplane noise, flight paths

Hundreds if not thousands of airplanes from San Francisco International Airport pass over Palo Alto's residential neighborhoods...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Sep 8, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 55 comments | 8853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district hosts town hall on budget shortfall

The Palo Alto school district will hold a town hall to solicit community input about how to manage a $3.3 million budget...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 8, 2016 at 11:01 am | 6 comments | 1873 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man sought in robbery near Nordstrom

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who they say ripped a purse off a woman's shoulder in a Stanford Shopping Center...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2016
Last comment by Edgar, on Sep 7, 2016 at 8:57 pm | 11 comments | 6051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Sales

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/09/02/home-sales posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by Resident One, on Sep 7, 2016 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 1799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Srinivasan Subramanian drops out of Palo Alto school-board race

Palo Alto parent and engineer Srinivasan Subramanian has decided to withdraw from the race for a seat on the Board of Education...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 6, 2016 at 6:07 pm | 21 comments | 9214 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Our housing crisis calls for regional cooperation

The housing crisis in our communities is both an economic challenge and a threat to sustainability. It is defined by the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Sep 6, 2016 at 2:47 pm | 32 comments | 5525 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How were you able to become a Palo Alto homeowner

I thought it would be helpful to start a thread where Palo Alto homeowners explained how they got here. There seems to be...

Original post made by PAresident on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Not worth the sacrifice, on Sep 6, 2016 at 1:56 pm | 33 comments | 1409 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

25 free articles per month

Dear Town Square, Several months ago you started a policy of only 25 free articles per month and after that registration...

Original post made by Reader on Sep. 3, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Sep 6, 2016 at 11:44 am | 26 comments | 884 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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