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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Proposed bullying policies to be reviewed

Draft policies for handling bullying complaints, in development for almost a year following a [http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/06/14/in-depth-report-out-of-the-shadows...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Toilet Paper, on Dec 4, 2013 at 6:53 am | 20 comments | 6793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Casa Olga to close

Casa Olga, the iconic residence for nearly 9,000 seniors and disabled persons for more than 35 years, will close in a matter...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by robert jarvis, on Jan 13, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 26 comments | 6793 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto breaks ground on Magical Bridge Playground

With a flash of golden shovels and a spray of dirt picked up on the wind, Magical Bridge Founder Olenka Villareal, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Excited about this magical park, on Jun 25, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 7 comments | 6792 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Charter School at All Costs?

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Original post made by Resident of PAUSD on Mar. 5, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 22, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 14 comments | 6790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Farmer's Market Celebrates 25th Anniversary

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Original post made by Lauren John on Jun. 15, 2006
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Jun 15, 2006 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 6789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where to see fireworks on the Mid-Peninsula?

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Original post made by Frank on Jun. 22, 2006
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 5, 2006 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 6788 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to replace golf course trees moves ahead

With more than 600 trees about to get the axe at the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course, city officials are looking at nearby...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Good call, on Jan 28, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 8 comments | 6784 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burford killer: 'I'm crying a river of tears inside'

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Original post made on Feb. 23, 2008
Last comment by james morales, on Apr 25, 2008 at 10:25 am | 9 comments | 6783 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to seek public opinion, engagement on parks

The "intercept event" – a new tactic to elicit public opinion – is coming soon to Palo Alto. Eager for residents'...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 27, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 24 comments | 6783 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meatless Mondays

With the ethereal sounds of a young all-female a capella choir caroling in the background, families, couples, singles and...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2015
Last comment by Patricia Joy Becker, on Nov 28, 2015 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 6783 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

All but one Palo Alto 'Tinsley kids' off to college

Of the 22 "Tinsley kids" who graduated from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools in June, 21 reported plans to go on to college,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 1, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 26 comments | 6782 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Linda Sher, artist and political wife, dies at 82

Artist Linda B. Sher, a former Palo Alto and Stanford resident and wife of former State Sen. Byron Sher, died Sunday, Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Barbara Klein, on Jan 21, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 5 comments | 6782 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Securities and Exchange Commission charges Palo Alto man with scamming investors, venture capitalists

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a former Palo Alto owner of several defunct investment entities with...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by wow, on Jan 21, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 11 comments | 6782 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto slab-foundation homes at risk for gas leaks

Homes with gas lines beneath slab foundations -- commonly built in Palo Alto in the mid 1900s -- are at risk of gas leaks...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Aug 24, 2010 at 3:04 pm | 24 comments | 6781 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Impolite Questions to ask of PA City Council Candidates

Q to City Council candidates: "Palo Alto has a large job-housing imbalance and is under pressure to reduce it. The City's...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Contest for change , on Oct 28, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 25 comments | 6781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electrically eclectic Eichlers

Often described as "having character" or "being interesting," old homes can just as often be described as "challenging" --...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by Yuckola, on Feb 23, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 5 comments | 6780 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA vows to take fresh look at flight paths, altitudes

Responding to a rising volume of complaints about airplane noise, the Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to take...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:58 am | 59 comments | 6778 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Poorly drawn swastikas found in Palo Alto, Stanford

Poorly drawn swastikas were found throughout Palo Alto and on Stanford University's campus late last month, police and the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Curious, on Jan 7, 2017 at 6:23 pm | 22 comments | 6777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Dear Palo Alto' arts event offers teens a way to express themselves

It's taken Julia Tachibana seven long years before being able to talk publicly of her brother, Ben, and his decision to take...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Jade Chamness, on Nov 10, 2010 at 11:07 am | 12 comments | 6775 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA council opposes 'preemptive action' in Iran

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Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by joan, on Dec 15, 2007 at 2:39 pm | 71 comments | 6774 Views
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
By Elena Kadvany | 14 comments | 2,279 views

Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 309 views

 

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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