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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss new budget requests

The Palo Alto school board will convene for a special budget study session on Tuesday morning to discuss funding proposals...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by PiE overstepping, on Feb 24, 2016 at 1:40 pm | 4 comments | 2661 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sunday protest organizers plan peace training

Participants in Sunday's planned march and rally to protest alleged racial profiling in Palo Alto are receiving training...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2008
Last comment by A noun Ea Mus, on Nov 8, 2008 at 3:17 pm | 15 comments | 2661 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gang member, 17, charged as an adult with murder of infant

A 17-year-old boy arrested for the fatal shooting of an infant in East Palo Alto over the weekend will be charged with murder...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Jun 9, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 2661 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VTA board OKs new sales-tax measure

The Valley Transportation Authority board of directors gave the green light on Thursday evening to put a long-planned sales-tax...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Jun 8, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 11 comments | 2661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog reunites with owners after 4 years

In a tale of a lost pet and an unexpected reunion, "Oreo," a Boston Terrier, returned to his Palo Alto home Tuesday after...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Alta Vista , on Feb 1, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 2661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Misleading mailers and Prop. 16

In the last few days I have received in the mail three large, slick, four-color postcards urging me to vote Yes on Proposition...

Original post made by Jim Burch on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Pro-choice, on Jun 10, 2010 at 8:52 am | 29 comments | 2660 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Triple Homicide in Santa Clara, CEO dead

A company CEO and two employees have been shot and killed in Santa Clara on Scott Blvd. PAPD is BOL on an asian male fleeing...

Original post made by qq on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Nov 19, 2008 at 3:00 pm | 17 comments | 2660 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Students worry that colleges look at Facebook

Scared that college admissions officers look at Facebook profiles in deciding which applicants to accept and which to reject,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jan 17, 2009 at 3:08 am | 4 comments | 2660 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park, Atherton want rail suit reopened

Menlo Park, Atherton and a coalition of environmental groups filed a new legal challenge against the California High-Speed...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on May 12, 2010 at 1:52 pm | 5 comments | 2660 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure A Question

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Original post made by aw on Oct. 23, 2008
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Affordable-housing project divides neighbors

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Original post made on Nov. 4, 2008
Last comment by 34 + 1 > 33, on Nov 4, 2008 at 3:03 pm | 1 comment | 2659 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission turns down idea to widen Middlefield

Seeking to satisfy residents' concerns about a plan to widen Middlefield Road near Oregon Expressway, Palo Alto Planning...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:45 am | 36 comments | 2659 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unusual radio interference in Palo Alto lately

I'm getting serious interference with my home radio signal -- is anyone else having this problem? Who do I contact locally...

Original post made by Radio Listener on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by just thinkin', on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 15 comments | 2659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Boy Scouts want change in sexual-orientation policy

The national Boy Scouts of America policy prohibiting homosexual people from becoming members or leaders is out of touch,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Tony Porterfield, on Mar 30, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 13 comments | 2659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Annual youth art show opens Friday in Palo Alto

In its fifth year, Palo Alto nonprofit Youth Speaks Out is again giving local teens a place to process, express, explore...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 2659 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alpine Road likely suicide victim identified

Donn Paul Reisen, 59, a resident of Alpine Road in Menlo Park, has been identified by San Mateo County Coroner Robert Foucrault...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by McGrude, on Jan 27, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 4 comments | 2659 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Verdict in Walgreens arson case: Guilty

A jury delivered a guilty verdict this morning in U.S. District Court in San Jose against a man accused of starting a four-alarm...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by TwoSides, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 4 comments | 2659 Views

SPORTS

Stanford tops Pac-12 with six players picked in NFL Draft

Stanford had a record-tying six former players selected in the 2014 NFL Draft, tying the mark previously set in 1972, 1975,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on May 12, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 2659 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What does the bailout mean for me?

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Original post made by Izzy on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 6, 2008 at 12:29 am | 15 comments | 2659 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinions

Everything not roses at Stanford, Paly editors point out Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/01/31/guest-opinions...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 2659 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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