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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thieves pilfer electronics from Menlo Park church

A burglary and associated loss of about $12,900 has left the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church at 950 Santa Cruz Ave. without...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Wendy Bieber, on Mar 16, 2011 at 6:27 am | 9 comments | 7700 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Palo Alto gets the high-tech treatment

El Palo Alto, the city's iconic redwood that has stood near the banks of San Francisquito Creek for more than 1,000 years,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 29, 2013 at 6:31 pm | 5 comments | 7698 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art commissioners favor arch design for new bike bridge

The Public Art Commission became the latest Palo Alto board on Thursday to weigh in on a proposed bike bridge over Highway...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by pat, on Jan 27, 2015 at 5:22 pm | 32 comments | 7698 Views

AROUND TOWN

Decorating for the Lunar New Year

To more than 9,000 Palo Alto residents of Chinese descent, February can be as festive as December. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Ex-Cupertinian, on Feb 5, 2016 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 7698 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

California Avenue salon owner found dead

The owner of a hair salon in Palo Alto's California Avenue business district was found deceased in her shop Tuesday morning,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Her Dear Friend, on Apr 8, 2014 at 3:27 am | 12 comments | 7696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo-Atherton High School’s Thespian Society Presents Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

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Original post made by MAHS Drama Booster on Nov. 29, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

One small seed

Based on a half-acre expanse of land on the grounds of St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park, NanoFarms USA provides both...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 7695 Views

RESTAURANTS

Woodside Bakery & Cafe to close its doors on March 15

The last day of business for the Woodside Bakery & Cafe will be Tuesday, March 15, according to Jan Sweyer, who co-owns the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by Joanna, on Apr 30, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 16 comments | 7694 Views

AROUND TOWN

New emergency-operations center unveiled

Palo Alto's Emergency Operations Center has gone from a dusty, closet-like space only staffed during emergencies to a fully...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Can't have it both ways, on Dec 22, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 10 comments | 7693 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alma Plaza--again

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Original post made by Not so fast on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by Jeremy Loski, on Mar 19, 2007 at 1:19 pm | 81 comments | 7692 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robbed at gunpoint in downtown Palo Alto

A man still at large allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint in downtown Palo Alto early Monday morning, police said. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by What?, on Jul 16, 2014 at 9:18 pm | 29 comments | 7692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MI Charter School in MV best move?

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Original post made by Language Lover on Mar. 26, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 29, 2007 at 9:34 pm | 34 comments | 7689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The social 'benefits' of cyberbullying?

Recent studies find that "social combat" among teens (including cyber-aggression) occurs in the school mainstream largely...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by If only, on Aug 16, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 3 comments | 7685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board searching for ideas

Since this topic was locked, I just wanted to start it again. Why is it that we have to go down to the board meetings...

Original post made by Parent on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Not exactly, on Jun 25, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 22 comments | 7684 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Stanford's proposed hospitals expansion is worth supporting

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 26, 2008 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 7682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mobile app aims to bring more commerce to Palo Alto

A fledgling Palo Alto startup is trying to tackle a difficult 21st-century challenge: bridge the ever-widening gap between...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2014
Last comment by anne, on Apr 15, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 11 comments | 7681 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Chamber, Weekly announce Tall Tree Awards

Volunteer Fran Codispoti, early childhood education leader Sharon Keplinger, the Stanford Federal Credit Union and nonprofit...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Former Resident of PA, on Feb 27, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 7681 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Don't Go Into the Bike Lane!

I was driving my car on University Avenue, near the 1700 block, heading toward the downtown area, when I encountered a car...

Original post made by Surprised Resident on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Page Mill, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:11 pm | 21 comments | 7679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are we the worst generation of parents ever?

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by concerned parent, on Oct 10, 2007 at 8:10 pm | 56 comments | 7679 Views

AROUND TOWN

To promote housing, Palo Alto hikes up development fees

Developers looking to build offices, research facilities and hotels in Palo Alto will have to significantly up their contribution...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by AB, on Feb 8, 2017 at 9:55 pm | 15 comments | 7677 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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