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AROUND TOWN

Police: East Palo Alto man booked for trying to break into Crescent Park car

An East Palo Alto man who police said was trying to break into a car in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood early Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 19, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 3596 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for block-long El Camino development fizzles

When Palo Alto officials approved in 2013 a block-long development on El Camino Real featuring 48 apartments, retail and...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by Gimme, on Dec 19, 2015 at 12:59 pm | 8 comments | 5470 Views

AROUND TOWN

261 Hamilton Remodel Complete and it is STUNNING!

After what seems like an eternity of generically modern new buildings popping up all over Palo Alto, I was elated to see...

Original post made by Olenka Villarreal on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Missing University Art, on Dec 19, 2015 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 606 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Solving problems, one student at a time

Karin Schlanger is the director of Grupo Palo Alto, a small nonprofit that provides "brief therapy" -- a model that focuses...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by commemt, on Dec 19, 2015 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 4294 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Maria?, on Dec 18, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 2 comments | 2761 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford, PAMF penalized over patient safety

Stanford Health Care and Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Menlo Park Surgical Hospital will see their Medicare reimbursements...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Been There Twice, on Dec 18, 2015 at 10:55 pm | 7 comments | 6861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/12/18/building-permits posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2532 Views

AROUND TOWN

How to throw a holiday soiree

"Keeping it simple" is one of the repeated party-planning mantras of Michigan native Amanda Kuzak, owner of Kuzak's Closet...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 7720 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>RECIPE RELEASE ...</B> Purchase Gamble Garden's first-ever cookbook, titled "Treasured Recipes," and try some of the...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

We have all heard the expression, "Good fences make good neighbors." Nevertheless, there are countless bitter disputes between...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/12/18/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2663 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kids driving you crazy?

<I> Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/12/18/kids-driving-you-crazy posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Building sandcastles in December

Although snowy white winters are not typical in the Bay Area, local families have taken advantage of the Peninsula's sunny...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 5024 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rain expected in Bay Area for several straight days starting Friday

Wet weather is coming to the Bay Area starting Friday and it should last through much of next week, a National Weather Service...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by Swept Away, on Dec 18, 2015 at 9:34 am | 11 comments | 4365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan for new police headquarters cruises ahead

Two city-owned parking lots on Sherman Avenue would make way for Palo Alto's new police headquarters, a parking structure...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Sal, on Dec 17, 2015 at 7:46 pm | 20 comments | 4815 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What does new home construction cost these days?

Folks, I live in a 1950 Eichler and am planning a remodel that will touch most of the house except for the existing foundation and...

Original post made by Resident of Midtown on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sk8marie, on Dec 17, 2015 at 2:08 pm | 57 comments | 44203 Views

SPORTS

Wade, Huskies bow out of NCAA women's volleyball tourney

Melanie Wade was able to help the Palo Alto High volleyball team win a pair of state championships during her prep days,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by Kajsa, on Dec 17, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 3538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With no heat, Costano Elementary School temporarily shutters

Ravenswood City School District Superintendent Gloria Hernandez-Goff announced on Wednesday that CostaƱo Elementary School...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 17, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 4 comments | 4531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Federal ruling against school district likely

Legal findings against the Palo Alto school district look to be on the way in two sexual-harassment investigations at the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by Responsibility, on Dec 17, 2015 at 11:50 am | 47 comments | 7379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jeremy Lin remembers the stress at Paly

From the San Jose Mercury: "I remember not being able to sleep well on Sunday nights, waking up covered in sweat from...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Dec. 17, 2015
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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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