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AROUND TOWN

Stanford University approves tuition hike

Stanford University has approved an increase in tuition for the next school year while reaffirming its commitment to "keeping...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Calling BS, on Feb 26, 2016 at 1:29 pm | 7 comments | 6480 Views

AROUND TOWN

4 Town & Country Businesses plan fundraiser for Community Breast Healt Project (CBHP)

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Original post made by Carol Garsten on Oct. 1, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

Childhood memories of Mitchell Park

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Original post made by Greg Betts on Feb. 12, 2007
Last comment by Bob Hamilton, on Nov 30, 2011 at 1:29 am | 9 comments | 6479 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars strike Palo Alto pharmacy, police say

Three men smashed the front-plate glass door of a Cambridge Avenue pharmacy early Wednesday morning, broke into the building...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by enough!, on Jun 19, 2015 at 10:51 am | 5 comments | 6478 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

You nearly killed me

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Original post made by Joel Henner on Jun. 16, 2006
Last comment by Glad I don't live in Palo Alto, on Dec 15, 2006 at 3:11 pm | 9 comments | 6477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District plan sets goals for learning-disabled and other students

A state-mandated plan that aims to help underperforming Palo Alto students but could benefit all students was praised by...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Just Sayin', on May 24, 2014 at 10:47 am | 12 comments | 6476 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to replace Baylands boardwalk

The timber boardwalk stretching from the Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center to the marshy nature preserve is...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by MarkW, on Sep 15, 2016 at 12:01 pm | 15 comments | 6475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mary s Frances Callan's parting shot

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Original post made by Another Disappointed Community Member on Jan. 5, 2007
Last comment by SkepticAl, on Jan 6, 2007 at 6:50 pm | 9 comments | 6475 Views

MOVIES

Clapping Along at Shoreline Theaters

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Original post made by Kate on Jul. 1, 2007
Last comment by bru, on Jun 2, 2009 at 11:41 pm | 5 comments | 6474 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Living green involves values, not just Hollywood hype

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Original post made by Nancy McGaraghan on Aug. 2, 2006
Last comment by Borat, on Nov 24, 2006 at 5:37 pm | 17 comments | 6473 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's never over until it's over--Alma Plaza Part 76:

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Original post made by Not so fast on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by Local Alma Plaza Resident, on Jun 29, 2007 at 12:28 am | 39 comments | 6471 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed Sherman Avenue development stirs anxieties in Palo Alto

A developer's plan to build a three-story building next to Sarah Wallis Park in the rapidly changing California Avenue business...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Property Owner at Birch Court, on Jan 31, 2015 at 11:30 pm | 41 comments | 6470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto eyes slew of bicycle improvements

Palo Alto's ambitious effort to overtake Portland, Ore., and become the nation's top bicycling destination includes expanded...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Peter Smith, on Aug 19, 2011 at 12:07 am | 63 comments | 6470 Views

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Cautious route on Cal Ave chain store ban

The goal sounds simple: Protect California Avenue's quirky character and mom-and-pop shops from an influx of offices and...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on May 22, 2015 at 1:54 pm | 37 comments | 6468 Views

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Peppy in pink

Omigod you guys! It's one of the dumbest musicals of all time! Well, dumb but fun. And dumb but kinda sweet. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by theaterlover, on Sep 14, 2012 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 6465 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

James Keene named new Palo Alto city manager

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Original post made on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by George, on Aug 22, 2008 at 9:01 am | 35 comments | 6462 Views

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Anyone recently bought a gas grill?

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Original post made by Andrew Thompson on Jun. 14, 2006
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 17, 2006 at 1:26 pm | 3 comments | 6460 Views

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Stanford tries to stem norovirus outbreak

After a reported outbreak of norovirus infected 52 Stanford students, the university put its infectious disease protocols...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:26 pm | 2 comments | 6459 Views

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Survey of voters reveals support for recall of Brock Turner judge

A new poll about the potential recall of Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky -- whose June 2 sentence of former Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by MOM2, on Jun 28, 2016 at 7:25 pm | 12 comments | 6458 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trio arrested for 7-Eleven robbery

Three men who allegedly held up a Palo Alto 7-Eleven store last month have been arrested, the Palo Alto Police Department...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by free my brother , on Nov 13, 2013 at 5:30 pm | 8 comments | 6457 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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