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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 | 7326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill College selected to launch historic four-year degree program

Foothill College is officially one of 15 community colleges in the state that, for the first time in California's history,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 22, 2015 at 9:07 am | 6 comments | 7322 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 | 7321 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T and concerned residents butt heads

An AT&T presentation intended to inform Palo Alto residents about plans to shore up spotty coverage by installing distributed...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peninsula Commuter, on Aug 4, 2011 at 5:50 pm | 34 comments | 7319 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district moves to dismiss teacher accused of sex abuse

The Palo Alto school board unanimously voted Tuesday to initiate dismissal proceedings for an elementary school teacher who...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by teacher, on Feb 12, 2016 at 5:14 pm | 34 comments | 7316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nothin' but lunch

A vision of Palo Alto's California Avenue and its environs as a mecca for high-tech employees was met with limited enthusiasm...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Vrubel nachman, on Mar 27, 2014 at 10:05 am | 17 comments | 7316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PiE raises $3.4 million for Palo Alto schools

Parent volunteers have raised a record-breaking $3.4 million to donate to Palo Alto's 17 public school campuses, the foundation...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 26, 2011 at 5:32 pm | 31 comments | 7315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board backs Mandarin immersion program expansion

Palo Alto school board members agreed Tuesday night that expanding an elementary school Mandarin immersion program to Jordan...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by concerned american, on Feb 13, 2015 at 6:25 am | 27 comments | 7314 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mental Illness Ignored by Santa Clara County

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Original post made by Periwinkle on Sep. 14, 2006
Last comment by Mayfield child, on Sep 27, 2006 at 12:33 am | 1 comment | 7313 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Alaska DA will not bring charges in Stanford sexual-assault case

The district attorney in Juneau, Alaska, has announced that his office will not be bringing any charges in a sexual-assault...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by rick, on Aug 14, 2014 at 11:33 pm | 13 comments | 7312 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. 7309 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rate increases projected for Palo Alto utilities

After a few years of holding steady, Palo Alto's utility bills are about to embark on an upward climb. According to the most...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Sunshine, on Feb 5, 2016 at 6:14 pm | 32 comments | 7308 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 | 7307 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 | 7306 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Unified associate superintendent gone

Palo Alto Unified Associate Superintendent Markus Autrey, the district's second-in-command who was hired just 18 months ago,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Samuel L., on Jan 18, 2017 at 3:30 pm | 9 comments | 7306 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car avoids deer, sparks fire in Palo Alto hills

A fire in the Palo Alto hills burned 1.5 acres on Friday afternoon after a car swerved to avoid a deer, hit a ditch and caught...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Brian, on Jul 17, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 21 comments | 7305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dispute delays opening of two Paly buildings

A dispute with a contractor has delayed this fall's opening of two major new buildings at Palo Alto High School -- a two-story...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 8, 2013 at 7:52 am | 45 comments | 7304 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbers fracture man's shoulder in PA robbery

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Original post made on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by G. Orwell, on Oct 18, 2008 at 5:44 pm | 71 comments | 7303 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 | 7301 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 | 7301 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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