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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School enrollment rides the roller coaster

With Palo Alto elementary classrooms filled to overflowing this fall, old timers wince at the memory of having closed 11...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Here, on Oct 27, 2010 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 2501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Housing agency offers support for struggling parents

Like many parents, Nina Haletky struggled to make her relationship with her young son a positive one. Now, with the help...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by natisha, on Dec 2, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 2501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Menlo girls hoping to repeat some track history

The CIF State Track and Field Championships in 2005 was a special one for the local area as Gunn's Tori Tyler and Menlo School's...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 23, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 2501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: A conversation with Club Academia founder Shilpa Yarlagadda

Shilpa Yarlagadda is a 2014 graduate of Gunn High School in Palo Alto and founder of Club Academia. She talks with Lisa Van...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by mark gates, on Oct 4, 2014 at 8:18 pm | 4 comments | 2501 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alvarez jury still weighing life or death

Jurors in San Mateo County who are deliberating a possible death sentence for Alberto Alvarez versus a life in prison failed...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by ernie, on Dec 21, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 9 comments | 2501 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Koloto gets life without possibility of parole

Otto Emil Koloto was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole today for the July 13, 2008, murder of Philip Lacy...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Henry, on May 11, 2010 at 11:00 pm | 8 comments | 2501 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto hoping to pin down another league title

History was made one year ago when the Palo Alto wrestling team won its first league-meet championship in 25 years. The Vikings...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jim Anderson, on Feb 10, 2012 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 2501 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Democrats get their comeuppance as they align with Bush on Bailout

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Original post made by Democrats aligned with Bush? on Sep. 29, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 1, 2008 at 11:54 am | 28 comments | 2501 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A 'human water line' floods Palo Alto streets

Bay Area Keystone XL activists took to rainy Palo Alto streets on Saturday to demonstrate against the Keystone tar sands...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by rick, on Sep 23, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 10 comments | 2501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Role call

Evan Kraemer puts on his best impression of Charlie Brown while auditioning for "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" at the Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Ana, on Apr 10, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 2501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside attorney named Superior Court judge

Woodside resident and trial attorney Theodore C. Zayner has been appointed as a judge on the Superior Court of Santa Clara...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Steven & Susan, on Dec 30, 2009 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments | 2501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deaths

<B>Mark Christine Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13574 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Patti Christine, on Sep 16, 2010 at 11:19 am | 4 comments | 2501 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto struggles to give voters reliable data

Palo Alto voters will be asked to wrestle with incomplete and possible contradictory data in November when they hit the voting...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Apr 20, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 25 comments | 2500 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robbers pick wrong place for crime

Mountain View police have arrested four suspects they say committed armed robbery with a semiautomatic assault handgun in...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mountain view resident, on Jan 20, 2010 at 6:43 pm | 13 comments | 2500 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PA Weekly Censor Is Now Censoring AP News Stories!

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Original post made by Wow! on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 26, 2008 at 2:22 am | 12 comments | 2500 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

HSR Supporters want to "HELP" Palo Alto Make right decision

Every citizen should take an immediate look at the tactics of HSR Proponents. http://cahsr.blogspot.com/ "Help Palo Alto...

Original post made by Palo Altan on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 2, 2009 at 7:14 am | 2 comments | 2500 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A Modest Proposal

HEALTH A MODEST PROPOSAL When I was a lad - There were for profit hospitals, often owned by doctors. There were fraternal...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 19, 2009 at 6:32 am | 26 comments | 2500 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paul Losch: What is going on with elminating baseball prioity at Hoover and Baylands?

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Original post made by John on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Too much information, on Sep 29, 2008 at 11:06 am | 7 comments | 2499 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stop the PA Weekly Paper Edition

I am fed up with having my mail box clogged with the PA weekly how do I stop it? it is a waste of energy, trees etc nobody...

Original post made by tod on Nov. 7, 2008
Last comment by just call the Weekly, on Nov 8, 2008 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 2499 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Investing in Avenidas

A proposal by City of Palo Alto staff to raise money for the renovation and expansion of the city-owned building that houses...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Never Would Use Avenidas, on Oct 24, 2015 at 8:16 am | 4 comments | 2499 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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