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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto nixes two-story additions to historic building

Calling a developer's planned renovation of a historic downtown building "a tipping point," Palo Alto City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Naive, on Jun 26, 2014 at 5:26 pm | 28 comments | 6692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

KIPP Bay Area Schools to open charter school in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto parents who have been working tirelessly for well over a year to bring a new public-school option to their...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by A Proud KIPP Parent, on Feb 22, 2016 at 5:26 pm | 9 comments | 6691 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner identifies man in fatal crash at Peers Park

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Original post made on Oct. 2, 2008
Last comment by Steve Z, on Jul 14, 2012 at 9:26 am | 60 comments | 6691 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pair arrested for early morning robbery

A downtown Palo Alto robbery in which a man was allegedly hit multiple times resulted in the arrest of two men Saturday morning,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Nov 24, 2015 at 4:22 pm | 18 comments | 6691 Views

SPORTS

Great Night for Palo Alto National Little League!

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Original post made by Theresa Carey on Jul. 25, 2006
Last comment by Alison Simonetti, on Mar 27, 2007 at 11:51 am | 4 comments | 6691 Views

BOOKS

More dead bodies, please

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Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by DotDead Is Good, on Oct 10, 2007 at 1:16 pm | 5 comments | 6688 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Opposition to preschool initiative

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Original post made by Heidi Stein on Jun. 4, 2006
Last comment by j q public, on Jun 5, 2006 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 6684 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A tandem gasoline tank truck was seen going West on Charleston Rd a couple of weeks ago.

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Original post made by Anonymous on May. 3, 2007
Last comment by A driver, on May 8, 2007 at 6:12 pm | 8 comments | 6683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Technology In our Schools?

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Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 10, 2006
Last comment by concerned parent, on Aug 23, 2006 at 2:52 pm | 10 comments | 6682 Views

MOVIES

Mama Mia - a must see for 50sh Moms

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Original post made by 50sh Mom on Jul. 21, 2008
Last comment by natasha, on Oct 23, 2008 at 6:20 am | 3 comments | 6681 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglary on Ames in Midtown

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Original post made by Jerry on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by FIREMAN, on Mar 7, 2008 at 9:25 am | 27 comments | 6679 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown parking program delayed after union criticism

Palo Alto's long-awaited downtown parking-permit program will be delayed by at least three months because of concerns from...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Disguisted, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:09 pm | 46 comments | 6678 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

South PA growth means new school boundaries

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Original post made on Mar. 19, 2008
Last comment by Chapstick, on Apr 11, 2008 at 2:51 pm | 57 comments | 6677 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Fairness for whom?

On the narrowest of votes, a divided Palo Alto City Council Monday night upended a plan to have new development proposals...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Sep 30, 2015 at 5:34 pm | 53 comments | 6675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters: Are we heading toward a correction this year?

At the beginning of 2015, I wrote the column "A long-term cyclical view" and pointed out the high probability of a temporary...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Ask China, on Feb 8, 2016 at 4:00 pm | 4 comments | 6675 Views

RESTAURANTS

Thai Restaurants/ Krung Siam?

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Original post made by nat on Sep. 2, 2007
Last comment by nat, on Sep 16, 2007 at 2:28 pm | 7 comments | 6675 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes aim at construction 'blight'

The chain-link fence around the "mystery project" went up next to Gail Wooley's house on Mariposa Avenue nearly seven years...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by JoAnn, on Sep 29, 2013 at 2:06 am | 36 comments | 6674 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New housing proposal for Maybell Avenue site set for review

A year after Palo Alto voters struck down an approved housing development on Maybell Avenue, the city is preparing to review...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Dec 25, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 26 comments | 6674 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New bullying policy set for review

The Palo Alto school district's Board Policy Review Committee (BPRC) will consider a new proposed [http://pausd.org/community/board/downloads/brd_packet/03.12-13.14_BPRC_pkt.pdf...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Zack L, on Mar 17, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 8 comments | 6674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist collides with deer on I-280

A man on a motorcycle was struck by a deer Wednesday, Oct. 31, after the animal ran onto an Interstate 280 exit ramp and...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Highway 280 Steward, on Nov 20, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 20 comments | 6673 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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