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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School heads called parents in cyberbully case

In a recent incident in which local teens "cyberbullied" a fellow Palo Alto student, school district officials said they...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 9, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 2385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

News Digest

Police to be on special 'Safe Passage' alert Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12307...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 24, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments | 2385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving teens a greater voice in Palo Alto

Will students help choose a new principal for Palo Alto High School? Can they have a greater voice in Palo Alto's schools...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 6 comments | 2385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Data reveals where school district has more, and less, space for students

The school district's new enrollment-management committee took a deep data dive on Monday night in order to equip its members...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 19, 2015 at 4:04 pm | 35 comments | 2385 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Defense begins its case in Zumot trial

The timeline of Bulos Zumot's actions on Oct. 15, 2009, continued to take center stage at Zumot's trial Tuesday as the prosecution...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Fleur de Lis, on Feb 10, 2011 at 10:26 am | 4 comments | 2385 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women put their unbeaten soccer mark on the line

Three matches remain in the regular season and the top-ranked Stanford women's soccer team appears headed for more postseason...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Joel, on Oct 29, 2010 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 2385 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bush on the Attack in Iran

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Original post made by Bush gonna attack Iran on Jun. 11, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 13, 2008 at 11:49 am | 5 comments | 2385 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Waning Warming Debate

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Original post made by sharon on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by Jesse, on Aug 13, 2008 at 3:47 pm | 8 comments | 2385 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newsweek's exact words: "McCain should stop lying about his opponent"

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Original post made by Nutmeg on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 28, 2008 at 4:04 pm | 18 comments | 2385 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State Budget affects us?

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Original post made by CA resident on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 14, 2008 at 7:44 am | 6 comments | 2385 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Saving bees

The seemingly ubiquitous honeybee has been fighting an uphill battle for survival since the late 1980s, according to Allen...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 13, 2011 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 2385 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voters to face college parcel tax in November

Area voters will face another parcel tax on their ballot this November, this time to provide funds for the hard-pressed Foothill-De...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Foothillmember, on Oct 11, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 13 comments | 2384 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Expert: DNA match in attempted murder, rape case

Lionel Blanks Jr. of Santa Clara is the source of semen in a brutal rape and attempted murder of a 29-year-old woman, a DNA...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by , on May 17, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 2384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel to focus on youth depression tonight

A free parent-education session on child and adolescent depressive disorders will take place at Lucile Packard Children's...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by out of work for too long, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 2384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board worries about class sizes, fund cuts

Palo Alto school board members voiced concern Tuesday over proposed budget cuts that would boost the size of ninth-grade...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by notonlyme, on Feb 18, 2010 at 9:21 pm | 23 comments | 2384 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No suspects in south Palo Alto bomb scare

Palo Alto police say they have no suspects in a Tuesday bomb scare that prompted the evacuation of about 200 people, including...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Bernie, on Mar 12, 2009 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 2384 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feds accuse Lozano's of bilking workers

A local car wash has been cheating workers out of their pay on slow business days, the U.S. Department of Labor reported...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by rr, on Apr 6, 2009 at 5:55 pm | 4 comments | 2384 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain Suspends Campaign to Help With Bailout

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Original post made by tj on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 24, 2008 at 3:58 pm | 5 comments | 2384 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama & McCain volunteers: Blog on your experiences starting Friday

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Original post made by Bill Johnson on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by Red in Blue, on Oct 31, 2008 at 3:53 pm | 3 comments | 2384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oracle says it will acquire Sun Microsystems

Software company Oracle Corp. announced Monday that it would acquire Sun Microsystems, which has a major Menlo Park campus,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Meth_mom, on Apr 21, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 2384 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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