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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly graduates 465 in Class of 2013

With shrieks, songs and a tossing of mortarboards, Palo Alto High School Wednesday celebrated the graduation of 465 members...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Oct 7, 2013 at 8:44 am | 14 comments | 6413 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford business school dean to step down amid lawsuit

Garth Saloner, dean of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, will be stepping down at the end of the current...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 22, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 19 comments | 6412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford trustees approve tuition hike

Undergraduate costs at Stanford University – including tuition, room and board and a mandatory health fee -- will rise...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 17, 2014 at 1:08 pm | 8 comments | 6412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maybe I'm obsessed, but I don't think so...

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Original post made by fabravo on Feb. 2, 2007
Last comment by ashiko, on Apr 9, 2007 at 10:12 pm | 22 comments | 6408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto airport supplier to warn of lead emissions

Residents and businesses near the Palo Alto Municipal Airport should be getting notifications about the use of leaded aviation...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by ThirdThatMotion!, on Feb 21, 2015 at 11:55 pm | 38 comments | 6408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minority Palo Alto graduates reflect on the good and the bad

The power of teachers and coaches — and of early, clear communications about college requirements — emerged in "exit...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by full disclosure, on Mar 11, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 33 comments | 6407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: How to help those in crisis

The communities of Palo Alto and Woodside have lost two young people in the past few days to suicide. As we grieve, it is...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by wrong, on Oct 18, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 6406 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lunch credit cards + kids = worries

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Original post made by Elementary Parent on Sep. 30, 2006
Last comment by Bystander, on Oct 16, 2006 at 1:41 pm | 11 comments | 6405 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Blood Center lawsuit on hold

A jury trial pitting a longtime blood donor against Stanford Blood Center that was scheduled to begin today has been postponed,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Nevemore, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:44 pm | 26 comments | 6403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto startup founder takes lessons from tragic accident

Declara's philosophy and mission is deeply rooted in CEO Ramona Pierson's personal wake-up call that a "one size fits all"...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by So right, on Jun 23, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments | 6403 Views

RESTAURANTS

What do folks think of "Bistro Basia"?

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Original post made by td on Feb. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 22, 2008 at 8:32 am | 7 comments | 6402 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto officers escape injury when someone opens fire on them

One or more people in East Palo Alto shot at police officers who were responding to a call early Thursday morning, but the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Mel, on Jan 5, 2015 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 6400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn launches business club in partnership with community

Flanked by the company's chief operating officer and chief management officer, the two co-chief executive officers called...

Original post made on May. 23, 2015
Last comment by John94306, on May 25, 2015 at 7:37 am | 5 comments | 6399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Q&A with Julie Lythcott-Haims

Julie Lythcott-Haims, former Stanford University dean of freshmen, Palo Alto parent of two and author of new book, "How to...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Tired of this, on Aug 30, 2015 at 9:20 am | 24 comments | 6399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens get uplift from downward dog

The physical and mental benefits of practicing yoga are numerous and well-supported by research: decreased stress, enhanced...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Like it, on Dec 2, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 6398 Views

MOVIES

Movie review: "The Spiderwick Chronicles"

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Feb 19, 2008 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 6398 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City probes excessive tree pruning on Cal Ave

California Avenue still has its trees, but this time it's the limbs that are missing. About 40 newly planted trees in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Realist, on Jan 8, 2013 at 8:42 am | 54 comments | 6397 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Do you think the law should be changed relating to young drivers?

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Original post made by lvandusen@PaloAltoOnline.com on Jul. 13, 2006
Last comment by parent of two boys, on Aug 17, 2006 at 10:59 pm | 5 comments | 6397 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What about Mark Hurd?

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Original post made by anonymous coward on Oct. 4, 2006
Last comment by anon, on Oct 10, 2006 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 6397 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Columbus vs Yom Kippur

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Original post made by HypocrisyHater on Oct. 9, 2006
Last comment by , on Dec 12, 2006 at 10:53 pm | 32 comments | 6396 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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