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SCHOOLS & KIDS

FPPC to fine Palo Alto school board member for late campaign filing

The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC)'s Enforcement Division has recommended the agency fine Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by Carl Thomsen, on Jul 13, 2016 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 2164 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Appeals court overturns dismissal of DNA-privacy lawsuit

The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned this week the dismissal of a family's lawsuit against the Palo Alto school...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Good, on Nov 17, 2016 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 2384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ecumenical Hunger Program seeks gifts for teens

With only days left in the Ecumenical Hunger Program's holiday distribution of food and gifts, the organization is low on...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by giving, on Dec 22, 2016 at 7:43 pm | 2 comments | 1790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A freshman facing medical emergency dies

Only eight days after going to the emergency room with a mysterious illness, Aisea Mataele, a 14-year-old freshman at Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by Akanesi, on Dec 24, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 2 comments | 5222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plan to address achievement gap must be more refined, trustees and parents say

The Palo Alto school board and community members urged district staff on Tuesday to move a draft plan to reduce the Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Jan 11, 2017 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 2062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big donations boost mental health program

After a lengthy appeal to the public to do more to support teens and young adults suffering from anxiety and depression,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jan 20, 2017 at 7:43 am | 2 comments | 1863 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools and RSAC schedule "Office Hours" to talk about renaming

There is a perception among many in the community that a decision has already been made regarding the renaming of Jordan...

Original post made by Jerry Underdal on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 17, 2017 at 6:15 pm | 2 comments | 145 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attempted theft

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Original post made by Jag Singh on Jun. 26, 2006
Last comment by Obvious, on Jul 1, 2006 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 6923 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robberies & Burglaries

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Original post made by Ray on Jul. 3, 2006
Last comment by Concerned, on Jul 4, 2006 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments | 6235 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Read these NWO Quotes from the Real Enemies of the USA

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Original post made by Patriot on Jul. 4, 2006
Last comment by John, on Jul 18, 2006 at 5:30 pm | 2 comments | 7172 Views

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What's going on 28xx Waverley St., at about 3:30 today?

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Original post made by May on Jul. 7, 2006
Last comment by Don Kazak, on Jul 10, 2006 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 9083 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More police on the roads ?

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Original post made by Itpid on Jul. 31, 2006
Last comment by Southgater, on Aug 8, 2006 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments | 5694 Views

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Perhaps if the new police station is built, the building (at that price!) would have gold handcuffs

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Original post made by Mayfield child on Sep. 30, 2006
Last comment by Mayfield child, on Dec 22, 2006 at 1:39 am | 2 comments | 5284 Views

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PA may take CPI to Court

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Original post made by safetyspeeking on Oct. 26, 2006
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 29, 2006 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 6098 Views

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Big-rig crash snarls traffic on Highway 101

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Original post made on May. 23, 2007
Last comment by ten18, on May 23, 2007 at 9:10 pm | 2 comments | 4906 Views

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parking tickets

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Original post made by terri on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by gERI, on Jun 4, 2007 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 4449 Views

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Quiznos in 3900 block of ECR broken into...

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Original post made by QQ on Jun. 30, 2007
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 30, 2007 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 4665 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Walgreens building made fighting fire difficult

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Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by PA Firefighter, on Jul 6, 2007 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 5331 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another Person killed in Palo Alto by Caltrain -

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Original post made by teresag on Jul. 6, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 6, 2007 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 5043 Views

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New York Pizza Broken Into...

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Original post made by qq on Jul. 16, 2007
Last comment by Norm, on Jul 18, 2007 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 4660 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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