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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Amid bus shakeup, VTA looks to retain paratransit service

As the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority prepares to redraw the bus map throughout the county, Palo Alto is bracing...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 16, 2017 at 12:21 pm | 9 comments | 2394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Finding bliss in the garden

Palo Alto landscapes to be featured in Going Native Garden Tour Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16372...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Arvind, on Apr 8, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 2394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla Motors seeks $178M through IPO

Tesla Motors hopes to raise up to $178 million through its highly anticipated initial public offering of stock, the Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 16, 2010 at 11:34 am | 5 comments | 2394 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to Red Mango on University Ave?

I drove past Red Mango today and noticed that it is closed. What happened?...

Original post made by Joanna on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 11, 2011 at 11:07 am | 5 comments | 2394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain has escaped cuts for now, but what's next?

The final piece of funding to secure at least one year of no-cuts to Caltrain's operating schedule was approved last month....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ahem, on Jan 8, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 6 comments | 2394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Animal Services launches 'Empty Our Shelters Challenge'

Plagued by overcrowding, all six animal shelters in Silicon Valley, including City of Palo Alto Animal Services, are now...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by HawkeyePierce, on Oct 10, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 12 comments | 2394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating the 'Sister Cities of Palo Alto'

Members of the Palo Alto Rotary Club, Neighbors Abroad and Palo Alto city staff gather around the new "Sister Cities of Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 6, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 2394 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

National theater group salutes Pat Briggs

A national children's theater group is honoring Pat Briggs for her 49 years as director of the Palo Alto Children's Theatre....

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by jardins, on Jul 28, 2010 at 3:50 pm | 9 comments | 2393 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves suicide-prevention policy

Suicide prevention was once a taboo subject in Palo Alto. Now, it's a city policy. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=19358...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Listen. Dont Censor., on Dec 23, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 13 comments | 2393 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to fine developers who fail traffic-reduction goals

Trust but verify. The dictum, made famous by Ronald Reagan in discussing Soviet arms control, is gradually becoming Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by Higher Edgewood Penalties Long Overdue, on Nov 4, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 20 comments | 2393 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

K-3 class sizes in Palo Alto will rise to 21 or 22

Anticipating harsh budget cuts from Sacramento, Palo Alto will allow K-3 class sizes to rise slightly next year. However,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by well but, on Jun 13, 2009 at 5:20 am | 10 comments | 2393 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 | 2393 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Bookless' textbook study launched at Foothill

A group of educators will meet at Foothill College this week to begin studying how to encourage widespread adoption of free...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 21, 2010 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 2393 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Bayshore businesses targeted by burglars

Four businesses along East Bayshore Road in Palo Alto have been targeted by burglars in the past week, including three over...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 26, 2008 at 2:09 am | 6 comments | 2393 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge finds Elarms incompetent to stand trial

A judge today found Gregory Elarms, the man accused of murdering East Palo Alto community activist David Lewis in the parking...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by G TOWN, on Jul 8, 2011 at 12:46 am | 1 comment | 2393 Views

SPORTS

Stanford has four players named to college soccer's Hermann Trophy Watch List

Palo Alto grad Teresa Noyola, a sophomore midfielder at Stanford, Castilleja grad Lindsay Taylor, a sophomore forward, and...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Big time Stanford fan, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 2393 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 | 2393 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 | 2393 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man still critical after assault at Caltrain station

A man who was severely beaten at the Redwood City Caltrain station Friday night has made slight improvements but remains...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 9, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 19 comments | 2393 Views

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150,000 expected at Palo Alto weekend art festival

Art lovers are expected to arrive in droves to Palo Alto's University Avenue this weekend for the annual Palo Alto Festival...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by bob, on Aug 20, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 8 comments | 2393 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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