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AROUND TOWN

Plans for new bike boulevards surge ahead in Palo Alto

Once a novelty, bike boulevards are about to become a common sight in Palo Alto, with the city embarking on more than 20...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Nope, on Nov 20, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 64 comments | 10729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educational expeditions

Kayaking, hiking, camping and making s'mores sound like summer-exclusive activities done with family, but for Beechwood School...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Maureen Simons, on Nov 20, 2015 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 4009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan to fix Page Mill Road takes another twist

A proposal by Santa Clara County to add two driving lanes on a congested segment of Page Mill Road hit a speedbump in Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by bjd, on Nov 20, 2015 at 12:19 pm | 73 comments | 8936 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tales of turkey and tempeh

Roasted, fried, smoked or deconstructed — there is an abundance of ways to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving. Or is a...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 661 Views

RESTAURANTS

Thanksgiving libations

Thanksgiving planning is typically all about the food — what to make, how to make it (deep-fried turkey, anyone?),...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 743 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the county...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/11/20/building-permits posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>ROSE KNOWLEDGE ...</B> Learn all about rose hips on <B>Friday, Nov. 20</B>, at 7:30 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Senior...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Beyond good lookin'

A lush green front lawn lined with tidy floral beds just didn't seem right to Marsha and Art Grantz in this fourth drought...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 9011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rent Watch

Q Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/11/20/rent-watch posted Friday, November 20, 2015,...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 4393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters: Behind the hype: An objective look at the Silicon Valley market

Recent television shows and online documentaries paint quite a sensational portrait of Bay Area real estate, with over-the-top...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 5175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/11/20/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3443 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford responds to sexual-assault criticisms

Close to two months after the release of a Stanford University climate survey with controversial results on campus sexual...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Stanford '78, on Nov 19, 2015 at 11:15 pm | 6 comments | 7116 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto utilities director to retire

Utilities Director Valerie Fong, who has spent the past nine years overseeing the city-owned electricity, gas, water and...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Bites, on Nov 19, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 4 comments | 4359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

The price paid for single-family homes in Palo Alto took a huge leap in September, when the median price reached $3,337,500....

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 5510 Views

BOOKS

Community Notebook: Palo Alto library system's book-borrowing service suspended

The Palo Alto library system will be transitioning to a new online services platform and will suspend its inter-library book-borrowing...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Digitize-All-Books-Now!, on Nov 19, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 3582 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials host first 'town hall' with neighborhoods

Palo Alto officials held the first in a series of town hall-style meetings last week at Duveneck Elementary School to listen...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Off CPNA, on Nov 19, 2015 at 6:57 am | 15 comments | 5145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district named in lawsuit over physical education

The Palo Alto Unified School District was named as a defendant in a lawsuit challenging reduced physical education hours...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by Tina, on Nov 18, 2015 at 9:04 pm | 15 comments | 5476 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women garners top Pac-12 soccer honors

Alana Cook was named the Pac-12 Freshman-Newcomer of the Year, Jane Campbell earned Goalkeeper of the Year honors and Paul...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Joel, on Nov 18, 2015 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 2857 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men sweep top awards on All-Pac-12 soccer team

The Stanford men's soccer team was rewarded for winning the Pac-12 Conference title as the Cardinal swept all the top honors...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Joel, on Nov 18, 2015 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 3408 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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