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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission set for a shake-up

While Palo Alto prepares to elect new City Council members in November, another heated race is quietly taking place behind...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by One more about Palantir, on Sep 26, 2016 at 11:44 pm | 25 comments | 8549 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto puts finishing touches on new flagship library

When the Mitchell Park Library opens its glassy doors to the public in a "soft" opening next month and the first stream of...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Just saying, on Nov 5, 2014 at 9:31 am | 29 comments | 8547 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers to remove sediment from Matadero Creek

Crews from the Santa Clara Valley Water District will remove 2,000 cubic yards of sediment -- enough to fill 250 dump trucks...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Bunny on Greer, on Jul 14, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 11 comments | 8547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja graduates 61 seniors

With crimson bouquets clutched close to crisp white dresses, 61 seniors took the stage amidst the faculty, staff and junior...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Aussie Aunt!, on Jun 13, 2014 at 7:14 am | 12 comments | 8546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City still unsure about 2014 ballot measure

Faced with a long wish list, a tight deadline and disagreements within its own ranks, the Palo Alto City Council agreed on...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Nov 2, 2013 at 10:54 am | 9 comments | 8540 Views

SPORTS

Traveling, financial concerns blitz Menlo College football

The Menlo College Board of Trustees announced Sunday that they have voted to end the school's football program, citing scheduling...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Menlo parent, on Feb 23, 2015 at 1:26 pm | 22 comments | 8539 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn science team takes second-best in nation

A Gunn High School science club walked away with second place in a national cyber-security competition for students earlier...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by thanks, on Jul 31, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 16 comments | 8538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Burt, Schmid, Berman, Kniss for council

In the last Palo Alto City Council election in 2009, with 14 candidates, voters overwhelmingly reelected Larry Klein to his...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Feb 11, 2013 at 9:37 pm | 43 comments | 8535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Support expressed for new secondary school

The school district office was imbued with excitement and enthusiasm on Monday night as both the school board and community...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Choice for the few, on Dec 1, 2015 at 10:23 am | 121 comments | 8535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The path forward for Palo Alto school board

Faced with its biggest governance crisis since former school superintendent Mary Frances Callan was fired in 2006, Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Mar 10, 2013 at 12:13 am | 75 comments | 8534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Who are the vehicle dwellers?

Profiles of three Palo Altans. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22067 posted...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by fire, on Aug 19, 2011 at 10:41 pm | 46 comments | 8532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja celebrates a century of schooling

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Original post made on Sep. 29, 2007
Last comment by Casti Alumna, on Jun 11, 2015 at 10:02 pm | 5 comments | 8531 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Leash Laws - Again

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Original post made by Dog Owner on Mar. 13, 2007
Last comment by Dog Owner, on Oct 3, 2007 at 10:53 am | 67 comments | 8530 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audio/visual slide show: Re-imagining the house

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Original post made on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Jun 28, 2008 at 9:55 am | 8 comments | 8529 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail worries Peninsula residents

The state agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles has yet to convince...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by supporter, on Feb 5, 2009 at 10:22 am | 105 comments | 8529 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic snarled due to downtown 'Promenade'

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Original post made on Jul. 21, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 23, 2007 at 5:21 pm | 14 comments | 8524 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Drink your greens

Pressed Juicery, a Los Angeles-born juice chain, opened its 17th location at the Stanford Shopping Center in late November...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 12, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 15 comments | 8520 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City spots flaws in glass shards on California Avenue

Responding to complaints about the sharpness of the polished glass used in California Avenues new sidewalks, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by eileen , on Jan 16, 2017 at 1:26 pm | 55 comments | 8520 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford professor named adviser to Obama

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Original post made on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by perspective, on Mar 15, 2008 at 7:44 am | 13 comments | 8514 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Six-vehicle crash in Palo Alto sends three to hospital, closes road

A six-vehicle crash on Alma Street and Oregon Expressway in Palo Alto injured at least three people and snarled rush-hour...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by local, now student, on Aug 29, 2015 at 4:25 pm | 74 comments | 8510 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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