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AROUND TOWN

Wake up, little SUSIE

Bill Frye, 96, may be in a wheelchair, but on April 22, he was still rotating his bike pedals through the Balinese forest....

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Marcelo, on Feb 16, 2017 at 4:48 am | 2 comments | 8449 Views

AROUND TOWN

No love for glove law

Countless people flock to local bars looking to unwind with a beer or other alcoholic drink. But there's a new regular at...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Franz Ferdinand, on Mar 18, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 30 comments | 8448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks consultant for traffic-reduction programs

Palo Alto is preparing to solicit proposals this month for a consultant who would help the city form a Transportation Management...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 17, 2014 at 9:16 am | 45 comments | 8447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sixth-graders learn 'the JLS way' in Panther Camp

Palo Alto students went back to school Tuesday, but at week's end the campus of JLS Middle School still resembled a summer...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Tuba, on Jun 1, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 16 comments | 8447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mercedes dealership planned for Ming's site

A glassy, three-story Mercedes dealership would go up next to the Baylands at the Embarcadero Road site of Ming's Restaurant...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Brian, on May 14, 2015 at 9:05 am | 38 comments | 8446 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil-rights officials present harassment guidelines

More than 100 people showed up Thursday night to a parent-education event in which representatives from the U.S. Department...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by spectator at large, on Mar 31, 2015 at 1:20 am | 37 comments | 8445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New secondary schools proposed for Cubberley site

A school district committee charged with looking at how to better manage enrollment in Palo Alto Unified is making a preliminary...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Middle School Parent, on Oct 29, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 64 comments | 8444 Views

BOOKS

Join Palo Alto Reads -- "Funny in Farsi"

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Original post made by Palo Alto City Librarians on Sep. 26, 2006
Last comment by Marianne, on Nov 20, 2006 at 3:51 pm | 18 comments | 8444 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's parking-permit program gets a green light

Responding to years of complaints about downtown's residential streets transforming into parking lots for employees, Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 15, 2014 at 11:23 pm | 39 comments | 8443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Messages we send our kids through the gifts we give

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Original post made by Joanna on Nov. 13, 2006
Last comment by Anamika, on Sep 3, 2007 at 6:59 pm | 58 comments | 8437 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto holds grand opening of Mitchell Park Library

Droves of Palo Alto residents turned out Dec. 6 for the grand opening of the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center and...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Well., on Dec 15, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 34 comments | 8436 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altans protest at Bank of America

Outraged over job losses and corporate and bank bailouts, more than 200 protesters lined El Camino Real near Page Mill Road...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Ken, on Oct 16, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 99 comments | 8433 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Keeble & Shuchat victim of car-crash burglary

Two men who allegedly broke into Keeble & Shuchat Photography on California Avenue early Thursday morning by ramming a van...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Photographer, on Feb 24, 2015 at 9:23 pm | 26 comments | 8432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Slew of changes eyed for Charleston-Arastradero corridor

The Charleston-Arastradero Road corridor in Palo Alto may not be the city's most famous roadway but it is undoubtedly its...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Sunshine, on May 5, 2015 at 6:02 pm | 61 comments | 8430 Views

MOVIES

Best and worst movies of 2007

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Original post made on Jan. 7, 2008
Last comment by Moviegoer, on Jan 8, 2008 at 4:27 pm | 6 comments | 8430 Views

AROUND TOWN

New AT&T 'hotzone' opens on University Ave.

Seeking to provide local technophiles with faster and easier Internet access, AT&T on Wednesday launched a "hotzone" initiative...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jim Larkin, on Sep 11, 2011 at 10:02 am | 14 comments | 8428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Double standard for residency

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Original post made by Anonymous on Aug. 18, 2006
Last comment by another anon, on Sep 10, 2006 at 6:32 pm | 20 comments | 8426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Page Mill Road could see commercial influx

The bustling block of Page Mill Road just east of El Camino Real looks like an unlikely place for quiet single-family homes,...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Sep 7, 2012 at 3:21 pm | 22 comments | 8426 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto considers legal options against Caltrain

Weeks after learning about Caltrain's plan to seek an exemption from California's environmental law for its proposed electrification...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by southbayresident, on Jan 28, 2015 at 8:54 pm | 58 comments | 8421 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Bird Dog contemporary restaurant comes to Palo Alto

Chef Robbie Wilson of Mattei's Tavern in Los Olivos, California prepares to bring his simple, elegant cuisine to Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2015
Last comment by Just in Case, on Nov 3, 2015 at 2:57 pm | 10 comments | 8414 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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