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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn committee recommends new bell schedule

Gunn High School students could be saying goodbye to their daily schedule of five or six 58-minute classes by the start of...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Gunn Alum, on Jan 30, 2016 at 10:20 pm | 12 comments | 7047 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Stanford building gathers neuroscience researchers, clinicians

Stanford University's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center as well as its Center for Memory Disorders are among the groups...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by JHC, on Feb 10, 2016 at 9:03 am | 6 comments | 7046 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail foes seek to bar further spending on project

After scoring a victory in a Sacramento court last month, opponents of California's proposed high-speed rail system are now...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by planes trains and cannons, on Oct 17, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 20 comments | 7046 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: In search of a 'community conversation'

Palo Alto's new planning director, Hillary Gitelman, got her first dose of the Palo Alto process Monday night, as the city...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by crescent Park Dad, on Dec 10, 2013 at 7:21 am | 45 comments | 7045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto preschool teacher surprised by $10,000 award

Palo Alto preschool teacher Tra'Shell Reese was reading a picture book to her class of four- and five-year-olds last week...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Tomer Shiran, on Oct 17, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 17 comments | 7045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Specialty high school a no-go for PA, group says

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Original post made on Oct. 18, 2007
Last comment by OPar, on Nov 2, 2015 at 1:56 pm | 4 comments | 7043 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google execs offer to save Hangar One

"Why doesn't Google pay for it?" has been the sort of comment often made by those frustrated by the years-long struggle to...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 25 comments | 7042 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Attorneys debate the value of a Palo Alto education

In determining how much assistance should be offered to residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park once the park is closed,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Desert Jack, on Apr 20, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 63 comments | 7039 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents complain about geese invasion at Mitchell Park

Honking and flapping, flocks of Canada geese fly each morning over Ken Allen's house in Adobe Meadow. But rather than go...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Oct 3, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 65 comments | 7038 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver killed Friday by flying debris on Highway 101 identified

An 82-year-old man who died while driving his car on U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo Park on Friday was likely struck by debris...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Richard C. Placone, on Sep 20, 2016 at 2:47 pm | 5 comments | 7038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boundary Decisions no longer Relevant

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Original post made by Parent on Oct. 11, 2006
Last comment by Member, on Oct 26, 2006 at 1:21 pm | 49 comments | 7037 Views

MOVIES

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour comes to Los Altos

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Original post made by Marcus Libkind on Feb. 20, 2007
There are no comments yet. 7034 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to install dozens of defibrillators

A network of defibrillators -- devices that restore regular heart rhythm to victims of cardiac arrest -- will soon be installed...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hamilton, on Nov 2, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 14 comments | 7033 Views

SPORTS

Undefeated East Palo Alto football team needs cash for championship

The East Palo Alto Greyhounds, a group of 21 boys, have an unblemished 33-0 record this year, but the team is facing a cash...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Dec 9, 2013 at 10:42 am | 28 comments | 7033 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City wants Stanford expansions to create 'village' feel

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Original post made on May. 7, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 9, 2008 at 12:44 pm | 11 comments | 7030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plagiarism at Paly grad events sparks discussion

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Original post made on Jun. 25, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 27, 2008 at 10:12 am | 136 comments | 7029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Serious spinners

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Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by RS, on Jun 14, 2007 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 7027 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A phoenix rising

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Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Lynn Cornish, on Sep 2, 2007 at 11:29 am | 20 comments | 7027 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal plans go awry at NCAA championship

What was supposed to be a colorful, celebratory day turned into a successful roundup for the Cowboys and bitter disappointment...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by goloxc, on Nov 25, 2009 at 10:17 am | 15 comments | 7026 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Richard Curtis to challenge theater firing

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Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by OPar, on May 7, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 97 comments | 7025 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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