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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

City opens Emergency Operations Center due to weather

The City of Palo Alto has activated its Emergency Operations Center due to today's storm, the police department announced...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Feb 13, 2017 at 11:11 am | 7 comments | 6560 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto committee has 'no confidence' in rail

Palo Alto took its most extreme step to date to oppose the state's proposed high-speed rail line Thursday morning when a...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by D. P. Lubic, on Sep 12, 2010 at 9:48 pm | 98 comments | 6560 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

University Ave Cal Train Station

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Original post made by Cal Train Commuter on Jun. 2, 2006
Last comment by Andrew, on Jun 8, 2006 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 6559 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why Can't Palo Alto Fix Its Libraries?

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Original post made by Concerned Resident on Jun. 2, 2006
Last comment by Very Tas, on Jun 8, 2006 at 3:11 pm | 12 comments | 6558 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission candidates present plans for rundown library system

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Original post made on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 16, 2007 at 9:14 pm | 24 comments | 6558 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Payday at City Hall

The signs of success are striking: new libraries, a renovated City Hall, a rebuilt Art Center and a new downtown just a mile...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 25, 2015 at 8:02 pm | 28 comments | 6558 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principals named for Addison, Fairmeadow and Ohlone

Veteran educators Amanda Boyce, Grant Althouse and Louise "Nicki" Smith were named Monday to take the helms at Addison, Fairmeadow...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on May 13, 2014 at 12:49 am | 34 comments | 6558 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man steals leaf blower in Palo Alto armed robbery

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who threatened a gardener with a knife and stole her leaf blower Monday. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Frank, on Oct 25, 2012 at 7:13 pm | 13 comments | 6558 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto man falls in Yosemite climb

A 26-year-old Palo Alto man was seriously injured on Sunday morning after falling 30 feet during a climb in Yosemite National...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Apr 27, 2014 at 7:04 pm | 8 comments | 6557 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Transforming City Hall

Palo Alto's Fire Chief Nick Marinaro became the first major City Hall domino to fall when he retired in late June, after...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by PA-Needs-A-Good-House-Cleaning, on Nov 10, 2010 at 2:19 pm | 38 comments | 6556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beyond Tinsley: Two former students look back

Raised in East Palo Alto, Laura Martinez spent her childhood crossing the freeway each weekday to go to school. As a student...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Just Me??, on May 29, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 106 comments | 6556 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested after violent struggle over officer's gun

A 34-year-old man yesterday led Palo Alto police on a violent wild goose chase through downtown Palo Alto, at one point seizing...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by John F., on Feb 7, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 25 comments | 6556 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is tax id of City of Palo Alto summer camp?

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Original post made by Natalie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Harry, on Apr 14, 2016 at 9:56 pm | 6 comments | 6553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Every student should read this commencement speech, "You are not special..."

Every student should read this commencement speech, "You are not special..." David McCullough Jr. is widely regarded as...

Original post made by Christopher Chiang on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 12, 2012 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 6553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board candidates face off in first debate

Enrollment, budget, mental health, innovation -- the five candidates vying for three seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Low Academic Performance in Special Education , on Sep 26, 2016 at 12:01 pm | 12 comments | 6553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

resources for homeschoolers

I have recently started homeschooling my kids and I was wondering if any veteran homeschoolers ever use tutors. I suspect...

Original post made by amom on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by I'm a bhomeschooler and I LOVE it!, on May 13, 2015 at 7:25 am | 17 comments | 6552 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Groping suspect surrenders after social-media buzz

The man who police said groped a 12-year-old girl at a Stanford Shopping Center market on Sunday afternoon turned himself...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Apr 29, 2015 at 9:14 pm | 7 comments | 6551 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Brown orders mandatory reduction in water usage

Gov. Jerry Brown today issued an executive order for statewide mandatory water use reductions, the first-ever order in California's...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 5, 2015 at 12:49 pm | 45 comments | 6550 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

North Korea acknowledges arresting Merrill Newman

North Korea said Saturday that it had arrested 85-year-old Palo Alto resident Merrill Newman for "hostile acts" against the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by marie, on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 27 comments | 6545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Pumpkins -- are you kidding me?'

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=30856 posted Thursday, September 5, 2013,...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
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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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