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Trackwatch for suicides is a hoax

The guard was a block away when the train sounds went off and guardrail went down at Churchill this morning at 8:24. He heard...

Original post made by Mom on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by June, on Oct 21, 2016 at 3:05 pm | 5 comments | 392 Views


Guest Opinion: An architect critiques the Avenidas addition, with dismay

For more than a year I have been following the process of review of the addition for Avenidas, the downtown Palo Alto nonprofit...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Oct 21, 2016 at 1:35 pm | 25 comments | 3365 Views


Stanford Children's Health treats transgender youth at new clinic

Stanford Children's Health new Gender Clinic, which Stanford believes to be the only of its kind in the South Bay, brings...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by nat, on Oct 21, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 11 comments | 3899 Views


Castilleja School celebrates students who lead

On Saturday afternoon, 67 girls clad in an array of white dresses strode across the circular lawn at Castilleja School arm-in-arm...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2016
Last comment by IT, on Oct 21, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 23 comments | 6966 Views


Affordable housing complex breaks ground in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto Mayor Donna Rutherford, San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum and other city and county officials marked...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Nelvun, on Oct 21, 2016 at 10:55 am | 7 comments | 3100 Views


Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1307 Views


Sales at a glance

<B>East Palo Alto Read the full story here posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1073 Views


If you can't beat 'em, join 'em

For Midpeninsula real estate agents, online real estate web sites have dramatically affected the world of home buyers, home...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1620 Views


Home Front

<B><B>GHOULISH GARDEN ... </B>Bring your kids to Gamble Garden's Halloween Treasure Hunt on <B>Sunday, Oct. 23</B> from 10:30...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
There are no comments yet. 926 Views


Barron Park

A quiet contrast to Silicon Valley's technology hub, Barron Park is almost anachronistic amidst the bustle of the city, with...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 5218 Views


Community Notebook: Local behavioral health organizations to merge

Two Bay Area nonprofits aimed at helping populations in need are joining forces to strengthen behavioral health care across...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Oct 20, 2016 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 2087 Views


Whitney Dafoe: 'When I crash'

Though Whitney Dafoe can no longer speak and cannot write long messages, he wrote a description last December and January...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by margot sis, on Oct 20, 2016 at 2:38 pm | 9 comments | 7680 Views


Watt named a high school All-American in track and field

Gunn grad Amy Watt, who competed at the Rio Paralympics, was named Female Field Athlete of the Year by USA Paralympics track...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Oct 20, 2016 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 1257 Views


Berkeley's Counting Crows return to the Bay Area

Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz now calls Greenwich Village home, but the singer/songwriter got his start as a musician...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by Gus , on Oct 20, 2016 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 3294 Views


Laurene Powell Jobs donates to school-board incumbent's campaign

With less than a month left until Election Day, Palo Alto school-board trustee Melissa Baten Caswell’s campaign for re-election...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Scary, on Oct 20, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 11 comments | 5161 Views


Fire station prepares for Baylands migration

After serving the neighborhoods around Rinconada Park for more than fifty years, Fire Station 3 is preparing for a brief...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Oct 20, 2016 at 11:24 am | 14 comments | 3505 Views


Should we be teaching micro aggression theory in PAUSD?

Recently, popular culture has become awash with terms like triggering and micro aggression. Over the last several years,...

Original post made by Teaching Victomhood on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Teaching Victimhood, on Oct 20, 2016 at 8:19 am | 4 comments | 404 Views


Council favors new rules for downtown retail

Retail in downtown Palo Alto isn't broken and doesn't need fixing. It could, however, use some protection, particularly when...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Self centered candidate, on Oct 20, 2016 at 1:00 am | 8 comments | 2923 Views


New law would keep outdoor pot growth illegal in Palo Alto

If California voters approve Proposition 64 in November, they will make it legal for anyone over 21 to smoke marijuana and...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 19, 2016 at 9:48 pm | 26 comments | 4190 Views


Measuring airplane exhaust

As I listen to the noisome roar of plane after plane passing overhead tonight (my windows are open to hopefully hear/smell...

Original post made by Exhausted from Airplanes on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Oct 19, 2016 at 9:17 pm | 11 comments | 386 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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