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SCHOOLS & KIDS

With a sense of urgency, board approves mental health funding

Facing what multiple board members and the superintendent called a public health crisis at Palo Alto's two high schools,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by My Thoughts, on Apr 2, 2015 at 3:40 pm | 95 comments | 10086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax ballots mailed

The Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters mailed ballots this week to the 42,084 registered voters in Palo Alto who are...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by ALPHONSO, on Apr 10, 2015 at 2:39 pm | 95 comments | 5674 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Marchers call for police chief's resignation

Palo Alto Mayor Larry Klein addresses the crowd gathered at Palo Alto's City Hall Sunday to denounce alleged racial profiling...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by reallydisgustednow, on Nov 10, 2008 at 5:14 pm | 95 comments | 4550 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A whole new image for San Antonio corridor

The massive facelift of Mountain View's San Antonio corridor has already begun -- with the first phase of the San Antonio...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 31, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 95 comments | 32591 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two PA men arrested after Terman burglary

Two 21-year-old Palo Alto men believed resposible for several burglaries in recent weeks have been arrested following a burglary...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Nov 15, 2008 at 10:06 am | 94 comments | 4408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gunn counseling committee offers 'compass'

Brightening up the Gunn High School campus with paint and using the online tool Schoology were among the long-awaited suggestions...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 12, 2013 at 2:17 pm | 94 comments | 4576 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New plans surface for 27 University Ave.

A year after Palo Alto pulled the plug on a proposed office complex near the downtown train station and committed to more...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Oldster, on Feb 1, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 94 comments | 10852 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County may use eminent domain to save Buena Vista

In a fresh attempt to prevent the closure of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park, city and county officials have teamed up...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 19, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 94 comments | 11649 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto will wait on 13th elementary decision

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Original post made on Jun. 21, 2007
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 30, 2007 at 8:31 pm | 94 comments | 7343 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Palo Alto school chief: Arriving with 'fresh eyes and ears'

Palo Alto's new school-district superintendent says he's coming to town "with fresh eyes and ears" and the goal of creating...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Transparency needed, on Oct 19, 2014 at 11:16 am | 94 comments | 10041 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New Documentary: The Great Global Warming Swindle

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Original post made by Snowman on Mar. 13, 2007
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 11, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 94 comments | 46530 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cheney on Colin Powell: "I didn't know he was still a Republican"

Former Vice President Dick Cheney took an extraordinary public swipe at Colin Powell Sunday, questioning in a TV interview...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on May 14, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 94 comments | 3199 Views

AROUND TOWN

City's new Web site aims for elegance, utility

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Original post made on Aug. 1, 2007
Last comment by resident, on Dec 24, 2007 at 9:21 am | 94 comments | 14614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Researchers claim to have body of 'Bigfoot'

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Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by Bharhal, on Sep 1, 2008 at 8:24 pm | 94 comments | 12123 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Avenue redesign stalled by lawsuits

Palo Alto's ambitious quest to turn California Avenue into the next University Avenue or Mountain View's Castro Street is...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Evan Thomas, on May 2, 2012 at 10:51 pm | 94 comments | 8914 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing Authority votes to acquire Buena Vista

Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents received a hopeful pre-holiday present from the county Housing Authority on Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Oldster, on Jan 1, 2017 at 7:02 pm | 94 comments | 9406 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Climate report aims at 5 percent emission cut

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Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Greg, on Dec 10, 2007 at 3:53 pm | 93 comments | 6422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto plans major layoffs, program cuts

The City of Palo Alto is planning to lay off dozens of workers, institute fees for visitors to its open-space preserves and...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by Banace the books, on Sep 1, 2016 at 4:57 pm | 93 comments | 5969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD explains math text adoption process

Parent reaction was mixed after a Wednesday forum in Palo Alto during which members of a textbook-selection committee explained...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by EDM-not a good choice, on Mar 30, 2009 at 11:58 pm | 93 comments | 10258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's Asian population

Citywide totals Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10965 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 29, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 93 comments | 5131 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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