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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools: growth, budget cuts in 2010

With rising enrollment and shrinking revenues, cuts in the Palo Alto Unified School District will be necessary in 2010 --...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 7, 2010 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 3365 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Gender inequity the moral challenge of century'

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof kicked off Castilleja's fourth annual "Global Week" Monday, a week in...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 7, 2010 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 2054 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Newsmakers of the Year: 2009

The Palo Alto Weekly's Newsmakers of the Year have shaped and influenced Palo Alto's residents, and the city itself, in 2009. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Jan 7, 2010 at 9:20 am | 17 comments | 5409 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View transient attacked with scissors

A dispute between two homeless men living in the Old Ron's Farmhouse building on El Camino Real in Mountain View turned violent...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by WOW, on Jan 7, 2010 at 4:16 am | 1 comment | 2198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parental Communication With Paly Online

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Original post made by Parent on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:31 pm | 25 comments | 5396 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PG&E gas bills expected to be lower this year

Gas bills are expected to be generally lower this year due to falling prices for natural gas and lower customer usage, according...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 6, 2010 at 7:20 pm | 4 comments | 2182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Found: Car Keys corner of Creekside and Nelson

Large set of keys found this morning at the corner of Creekside and Nelson. VW remote plus other brand car key, you identify...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 6, 2010 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1843 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto in 2010: budget woes, environment

Depending on whom you ask, 2010 will either be a year of painful adjustments in Palo Alto or a time of unprecedented opportunities....

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 6, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 31 comments | 4032 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let's Get PAUSD to Fix InClass

Hi there, I've been working with several officials of local schools as well as the PAUSD regarding the inconsistent &...

Original post made by Rajiv Bhateja on Dec. 13, 2008
Last comment by Rajiv Bhateja, on Jan 6, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 66 comments | 5829 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers wage experiment

Palo Alto may soon become a laboratory for studying the impacts of union-level wages on local capital projects. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:46 am | 14 comments | 2227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What minimum age to watch "South Park?"

Please be calm, civil libertarians, I am completely on your side and wish only a personal opinion. Palo Alto parents, students,...

Original post made by Chen Kai Wen on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Midtown mom, on Jan 5, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 14 comments | 5242 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Air district issues 'Spare the Air' alert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a "Spare the Air" alert for today (Tuesday, Jan. 5), marking the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Irv, on Jan 5, 2010 at 1:25 pm | 5 comments | 2363 Views

AROUND TOWN

January Events at Stanford

Interested in upcoming concerts, lectures, games, classes or other events at Stanford? The January issue of “Stanford...

Original post made by Stanford For You on Jan. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2104 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pat Burt named mayor, Sid Espinosa vice mayor

Pat Burt was elected mayor Monday night by a unanimous Palo Alto City Council at a packed meeting laden with goodwill and...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Loser mart, on Jan 5, 2010 at 11:38 am | 5 comments | 2920 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen mountain bike

Yesterday some thief stole my white mountain bike which was inches away from my front door. My kids and I used this for transportation...

Original post made by Discouraged on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by member, on Jan 5, 2010 at 11:17 am | 7 comments | 2096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annual Rotary Club of Mountain View Crab Feed Fundraiser

All you can eat Fresh Dungeness Crab Also featuring: - Field Greens & Gorgonzola Cheese with Vinaigrette Dressing -...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jan. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2322 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto to elect new mayor tonight

Palo Alto will swear in newly elected members Karen Holman, Larry Klein, Gail Price, Gregory Scharff and Nancy Shepherd as...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Jan 4, 2010 at 10:23 pm | 7 comments | 2227 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bomb threat made to Facebook

Facebook received a bomb threat at its Palo Alto headquarters at 1601 California Ave. on Monday, according to police and...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by smoky Joe, on Jan 4, 2010 at 9:06 pm | 7 comments | 2446 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Monitoring Train Tracks - We can do it!

If each person/family would give a few hours a month we could monitor the tracks. If you are interested in getting started...

Original post made by hopepaloalto@gmail.com on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Gunn High Student, on Jan 4, 2010 at 4:01 pm | 8 comments | 2140 Views

AROUND TOWN

South of Midtown

Despite no agreement on the name, the neighborhood is peaceful Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=15096...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by George, on Jan 4, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 2714 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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