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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judging the judges: Recalls may become easier, but is that better for California?

Amid a constellation of factors, some legal experts believe we could be plunging into a new era in which judges increasingly...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on Aug 30, 2016 at 6:35 pm | 5 comments | 7276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student pushes Stanford to address the 'Scary Path'

On the east side of Stanford University's campus, tucked between several fraternity houses and student residences, is a short,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by what?, on Oct 3, 2015 at 10:34 am | 11 comments | 7275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eichler community divided over two-story houses

When a group of Fairmeadow residents launched an effort two years ago to ban new two-story buildings in their Eichler neighborhood,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 6, 2010 at 8:07 am | 192 comments | 7272 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Don't sacrifice neighborhood bus system in Palo Alto

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Original post made by Arthur Keller on May. 23, 2007
Last comment by Richard, on May 30, 2007 at 11:26 am | 7 comments | 7268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former school trustees should refrain from comment

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Original post made by Anne Avis on Oct. 11, 2006
Last comment by Observer of the Board, on Oct 17, 2006 at 11:51 am | 15 comments | 7268 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Albert Hopkins Jr. dead at 63

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Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by kelly, on Feb 25, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 58 comments | 7266 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Referendum petition submitted in Palo Alto

The signatures are in, and Palo Alto may be heading for a November election. Critics of the proposed development on Maybell...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 21, 2013 at 4:00 pm | 73 comments | 7266 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto woman missing in waters near beach

A search is underway today for two Bay Area residents missing since Monday evening in the waters off Bonny Doon State Beach...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Heidi Kling , on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 7265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn to move to later morning start time

Gunn High School students will have the chance for a half hour of extra sleep next year when the school moves its morning...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by sea seelam Reddy, on Feb 2, 2015 at 3:08 pm | 48 comments | 7263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shame on Adolescent Counseling Services

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Original post made by Outraged on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Kayla Silva, on Feb 24, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 35 comments | 7260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Push comes to shove on possible Cubberley deal

Push may finally be coming to shove on the fate of Palo Alto's treasured but dilapidated Cubberley Community Center. ==I...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jun 30, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 14 comments | 7260 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Albertson's at Edgewood Plaza to close

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Original post made by Bill D'Agostino on Jun. 6, 2006
Last comment by KCSarr, on Jun 9, 2006 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 7259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Humane Society eyes new animal shelter

After two years of uncertainty and a brush with closure, Palo Alto's aged animal shelter could undergo a radical expansion...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 5, 2014 at 8:41 am | 23 comments | 7259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Immersed in Mandarin

The world's most widely spoken language, Mandarin Chinese, increasingly is being spoken by the children of Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Engineer, on Nov 20, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 72 comments | 7258 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lydia Kou announces bid for City Council

Lydia Kou, a longtime neighborhood volunteer who in recent years has emerged as a leading critic of Palo Alto's land-use...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jul 18, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 44 comments | 7257 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feds support family against PAUSD in DNA-privacy case

The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice have filed an amicus brief in support of a former Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Nice actually, on Feb 18, 2016 at 12:32 am | 49 comments | 7257 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista rally brings hundreds to City Hall

With a cloud of uncertainty looming over their homes, residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park and hundreds of their...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 20, 2015 at 10:35 am | 44 comments | 7253 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New earthquake forecast shows greater chance of magnitude-8 temblors

A new California earthquake forecast predicts that the state will experience a decrease in magnitude-6.7 earthquakes in the...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Safety first, on Mar 12, 2015 at 9:07 pm | 4 comments | 7253 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library audit shows they're in bad shape

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Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by quality not quantity, on Jul 9, 2007 at 10:58 pm | 95 comments | 7252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spotlight on the new arts season

In the Palo Alto Weekly's annual fall arts preview, we visit some of the top destinations of the A&E season. Happy travels....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:32 pm | 4 comments | 7252 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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