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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man attempts to grab girl on bicycle in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who attempted to grab an 11-year-old girl's arm as she rode her bicycle past him after...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Phony, on Feb 7, 2013 at 6:43 pm | 25 comments | 7294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to wave goodbye to garbage trucks?

Garbage trucks could soon become a less common sight on Palo Alto streets as the city proceeds with an ambitious effort to...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by jerry99, on Oct 10, 2012 at 7:40 am | 58 comments | 7291 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

University Avenue

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Original post made by Palo Alto resident on Sep. 14, 2006
Last comment by Jon, on Nov 11, 2006 at 5:12 pm | 26 comments | 7290 Views

SPORTS

2012 all-league football teams

==B ALL-SCVAL DE ANZA DIVISION== ==B Most Valuable Player: == Kyle Dozier (Saratoga) Sr. ==B MVP Offense: ==Keller Chryst...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ali, on Dec 9, 2012 at 8:40 pm | 10 comments | 7290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who's the best barber?

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Original post made by allen clapp on Jun. 26, 2006
Last comment by Allen Podell, on Jun 27, 2006 at 9:16 pm | 1 comment | 7288 Views

AROUND TOWN

what the heck is that smell in the air today

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Original post made by Shannon on Apr. 7, 2007
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Apr 10, 2007 at 12:31 pm | 22 comments | 7285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board releases superintendent contract

The Palo Alto school board released a contract for incoming superintendent Glenn "Max" McGee Friday afternoon, with his first...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by calling the kettle black, on Jun 4, 2014 at 8:54 am | 55 comments | 7284 Views

AROUND TOWN

In rare move, Chamber picks favorites in Palo Alto council race

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday jumped into the city's politically charged debate about office development when...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by john_alderman, on Oct 16, 2016 at 10:24 am | 98 comments | 7284 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Storm Drain Tax Shortfall: -- A Harbinger for Library and Police Building Bonds?

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Original post made by RS Sampson on Mar. 26, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2007 at 6:20 am | 71 comments | 7281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district tests out new math curriculum

Palo Alto Unified's elementary teachers started this year testing out mathematics curricula aligned with the new Common Core...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Math wars moronic, on Jan 28, 2016 at 8:11 pm | 15 comments | 7280 Views

SPORTS

Welcome to Town Square!

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Original post made by Bill Johnson on May. 30, 2006
There are no comments yet. 7278 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Impending sea-level rise will affect us all

Next month federal officials will release new rates for flood insurance in areas at risk for future flooding, and they will...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by sheeples, on Jul 8, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 91 comments | 7276 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Health officials warn flu season could get worse

There have been at least four flu-related deaths in the Bay Area so far, and public health officials warn that while flu-season...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Memories , on Jan 18, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 7276 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

College Terrace petition: 'End vehicle dwelling'

Two years ago Palo Alto city officials said they planned to craft a new ordinance to prohibit sleeping in cars overnight....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Annoyed, on Oct 1, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 114 comments | 7275 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja's Minnis takes polo jobs at Harvard

Ted Minnis wanted so much to win a Central Coast Section water polo title with his Castilleja team. He looked forward to...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Honor Spitz, on Jul 7, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 7271 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Troop Surge in Iraq will not help

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Original post made by BushBash on Apr. 1, 2007
Last comment by Draw the Line, on Apr 14, 2007 at 1:08 pm | 85 comments | 7271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Airbnb landlords may owe Palo Alto taxes

Since its founding in 2008, Airbnb has exploded in popularity. Its website states that there are listings available in 33,000...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by Roderick, on Mar 5, 2015 at 5:48 pm | 48 comments | 7269 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen attacked at Menlo Park skate park

School vacation, a sunny Monday morning in Menlo Park, nowhere else to be -- why not hit the skate park? One 14-year-old...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kristin, on Aug 15, 2012 at 4:11 pm | 7 comments | 7268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing Homeless Problem

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Original post made by Resident on Jul. 24, 2007
Last comment by MM, on Jan 29, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 24 comments | 7268 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to fix our $5 million budget deficit

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Original post made by Bern Beecham on Jun. 10, 2006
Last comment by Pat, on Jul 2, 2006 at 4:29 pm | 5 comments | 7267 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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