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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain hearings on changes to fares, parking fees

Early next month the public will be able to comment on the proposed changes to Caltrain fares and station parking fees, Caltrain...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 1, 2015 at 9:35 am | 24 comments | 2968 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Editor in Chief Jocelyn Dong, Publisher Bill Johnson, reporter...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 31, 2015 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2586 Views

SPORTS

Rugby World Cup Final

Anyone know of anywhere local to watch it live, or watch parties?...

Original post made by Rugby World Cup on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Eric, on Oct 31, 2015 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 531 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who are the Assyrians?

The modern Assyrians are descendants of a people who date back nearly 7,000 years to before the rise of the ancient Mesopotamian...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 30, 2015 at 8:16 pm | 3 comments | 3768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested in connection with three home burglaries in Palo Alto

Police on Tuesday, Oct. 27, arrested a man suspected of burglarizing three homes in Palo Alto, according to police department...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Oct 30, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 3480 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New rules target 'revolving door'

The revolving door between Palo Alto City Hall and the high-stakes world of private development is opaque and, for local...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2015
Last comment by Greg_H, on Oct 30, 2015 at 1:47 pm | 34 comments | 3431 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New appointments made for key Palo Alto commissions

With the relationship between the City Council and the Planning and Transportation Commission hitting a low in recent months,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 30, 2015 at 11:07 am | 5 comments | 2745 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worth the wait?

A small Bay Area chain that serves sushi in burrito form, Sushirrito is the epitome of trendy food, and lunchtime lines out...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Oct 30, 2015 at 10:04 am | 5 comments | 5655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walnut Grove

The Walnut Grove neighborhood looks a little different this week. White ghosts haunt the bushes of an Eichler home. Tombstones...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 5306 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 Oct. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2180 Views

BOOKS

Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/10/30/building-permits posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2769 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>LAST CALL ...</B> Submit your garden by <B>Saturday, Oct. 31</B>, for inclusion in the Going Native Garden Tour 2016....

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3896 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/10/30/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Driven by compassion

Margaret Petros is a tiny, dark-haired woman whose personal strength is immediately apparent when one meets her. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thirsty times

At its inception, Palo Alto was named after a 110-foot tall, over 1,000-years-old coast redwood tree called "El Palo Alto,"...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Rickey, on Oct 30, 2015 at 1:15 am | 10 comments | 5698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents ask for new charter school in East Palo Alto

A leading charter school organization said Monday it would seek to open a new elementary school in East Palo Alto in the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by EPA Teacher, on Oct 29, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 25 comments | 5929 Views

SPORTS

Cuffe leads Stanford women into Pac-12 finals after honor

==BI Cross country== Stanford's Aisling Cuffe was named Pac-12 Women's Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year, as announced...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by running fan, on Oct 29, 2015 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 1840 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bomb squad destroys fake pipe bomb near GreenWaste

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad detonated what turned out to be a fake pipe bomb near GreenWaste of Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by CruelThingtoDo, on Oct 29, 2015 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 2970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New secondary schools proposed for Cubberley site

A school district committee charged with looking at how to better manage enrollment in Palo Alto Unified is making a preliminary...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Middle School Parent, on Oct 29, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 64 comments | 8520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district eyes new gender-identity policy

The Palo Alto school district is considering a new comprehensive policy that would take a more intentional, inclusive approach...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by @Cherry, on Oct 29, 2015 at 5:13 pm | 29 comments | 6155 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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