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RESTAURANTS

Welcome to Town Square!

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Original post made by Bill Johnson on May. 30, 2006
Last comment by Kavita Bali, on Jun 28, 2007 at 3:17 pm | 4 comments | 8497 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Testing finds TCE under some College Terrace homes

A cancer-causing chemical found at Stanford's University Terrace housing development, which officials claim has not spread...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by @Bruce, on Jul 6, 2016 at 7:59 pm | 17 comments | 8490 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cover story: A breach of trust

Every year thousands of seniors fall victim to the so-called "favorite grandson" scam alone. According to a Feb. 28 report...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by ncphif, on Mar 28, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 5 comments | 8489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mobile-home park closure would displace 400

The planned closing of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto to make way for an apartment complex took a step forward...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Aug 19, 2013 at 11:58 am | 68 comments | 8489 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto residents protest sale of apartments

As Wells Fargo prepares to unload its huge apartment portfolio in East Palo Alto, city residents, officials and tenant activists...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 14, 2011 at 12:42 pm | 18 comments | 8488 Views

MOVIES

9-11 Press for Truth Premieres at Spangenberg Oct 27th

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Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Oct. 12, 2006
Last comment by Andrew, on Nov 12, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 8487 Views

SPORTS

Where to watch world the World Cup games?

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Original post made by Kirstin on Jun. 8, 2006
Last comment by Jon Mariano, on Jun 19, 2006 at 7:04 am | 3 comments | 8483 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The kinder conundrum

While many 5-year-olds in Palo Alto spend most of their week-day afternoons in day-care programs, after-school activities...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by It's a farce, on May 11, 2016 at 5:37 pm | 37 comments | 8474 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto may take stance against Prop. 13

Palo Alto officials may soon join their counterparts in Berkeley, Oakland and Burlingame tonight in taking a formal stance...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by boscoli, on Aug 12, 2014 at 6:47 am | 82 comments | 8468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Times changed, Mervyns didn't, founder says

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Original post made on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Eleni, on Jan 26, 2010 at 9:52 am | 25 comments | 8466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election '16: For the sake of the children

Two incumbents and three challengers are vying for three open seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education in this November's...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by No incumbents please, on Oct 15, 2016 at 1:38 am | 20 comments | 8460 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another Palo Alto train death at West Meadow

An unidentified 19-year-old male died when he was hit by a train at West Meadow Drive in Palo Alto shortly before midnight...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jan 27, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 125 comments | 8458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

ACLU lawsuit affects school field trips

A pending lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union is having far-reaching effects on school field trips around California,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by LauraM, on Feb 3, 2016 at 3:34 pm | 70 comments | 8458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A space where creativity reigns

In a cluttered classroom at Cubberley Community Center last Friday afternoon, the sound of smooth jazz was playing in the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Barack Obama, on Jan 13, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 3 comments | 8455 Views

AROUND TOWN

Barron Park donkeys' landowner to charge rent

For 15 years, the Barron Park donkeys, Perry and Miner 49er, have lived rent-free in a pasture adjacent to Palo Alto's Bol...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Easy, on Sep 18, 2013 at 8:49 pm | 36 comments | 8452 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Atherton kidnapper Schoenfeld will be paroled

Richard Schoenfeld, who grew up in Atherton and was imprisoned for nearly 36 years on a 1976 conviction for the kidnapping...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 24, 2012 at 8:49 am | 16 comments | 8451 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto bans smoking at all parks

Palo Alto took its strongest stance to date against tobacco on Monday night, when the City Council swiftly passed a law that...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Green&Clean, on May 16, 2013 at 11:30 pm | 42 comments | 8449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Prefab homes ?

Hello folks, I'm investigating the idea of using a prefabricated build for my new home in Palo Alto, instead of the conventional...

Original post made by MidtownRemodeler on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by MidtownRemodeler, on Feb 18, 2010 at 9:34 am | 5 comments | 8448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

do you know where your teen is at 3 am?

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Original post made by concerned on Jul. 20, 2006
Last comment by lovng PA parent, on Sep 19, 2007 at 11:38 am | 8 comments | 8448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Score/Kumon

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Original post made by WonderingParent on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Andrea, on Oct 10, 2014 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 8447 Views
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Opening alert: Go Fish Poke Bar in Redwood City
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 21,947 views

It's President's Day. Why Not Butter Up the Boss?
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 9,389 views

Affordable Housing: Complexities
By Douglas Moran | 12 comments | 1,817 views

Common Application's 2017-2018 Essay Prompts
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,586 views

Checklist before baby arrives
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 853 views

 

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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