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AROUND TOWN

Homeless in Palo Alto

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Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Jan. 13, 2007
Last comment by just thinkin', on Jun 13, 2008 at 3:04 pm | 15 comments | 6540 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library and Police Bond

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Original post made by SW on Mar. 6, 2007
Last comment by Chris, on Mar 11, 2007 at 10:38 am | 63 comments | 6539 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are you taking time to prepare for emergency?

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Original post made by Annette Ashton on Jun. 23, 2006
Last comment by Wil, on Jun 27, 2006 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 6538 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Wayfinding' program to bring signs, monument, to City Hall

Visitors who have a hard time finding their way around Palo Alto City Hall will soon get plenty of help from the city, which...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:36 am | 47 comments | 6538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District defends itself in student-DNA case

The Palo Alto school district has fired back in response to an amicus brief the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by What Really Happened, on Nov 17, 2016 at 10:47 am | 29 comments | 6537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo supports Occupy Wall Street protesters

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, supports the Occupy Wall Street protests and said she is "surprised people weren't out...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 29, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 147 comments | 6536 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Friends" of PA Jr. Museum

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Original post made by Harriet Wilson on Jul. 5, 2006
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Jul 6, 2006 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 6535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen arrested in Gunn graffiti case

Palo Alto police have arrested a 17-year-old and detained an 18-year old in a May 12 graffiti incident, which involved racist...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 1, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 12 comments | 6533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help Senator Feinstein save Sesame Street!

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Original post made by Parent of two PBS Kids Fans on Aug. 4, 2006
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 14, 2006 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 6531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tree lighting to kick off holiday season

Downtown Palo Alto will launch the holiday shopping season on Saturday, Nov. 29, with the annual holiday tree lighting at...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by anneke, on Dec 4, 2014 at 10:56 am | 5 comments | 6530 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Looking for further information on the Board's Action re: Administrators

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Original post made by waiting for the light on Oct. 17, 2006
Last comment by Periwinkle, on Oct 20, 2006 at 12:57 pm | 14 comments | 6529 Views

RESTAURANTS

What happened to Casa Isabel?

I drove by Casa Isabel today and it looked boarded up - also the phone has been disconnected. Does anybody know what is...

Original post made by Michele on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jenna, on Jul 21, 2011 at 5:39 pm | 12 comments | 6529 Views

SPORTS

Stanford senior class will bow out as program's best ever

Linebacker Shayne Skov and his fellow seniors were recruited on the heels of Stanford's worst football season ever. It took...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Regan, on Dec 13, 2013 at 7:50 am | 2 comments | 6528 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A mother's plea: No peanuts for squirrels

Two-year-old Oliver Payne developed a severe case of hives in March after having his first taste of peanut butter. After...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Reason, on Mar 12, 2016 at 11:28 am | 55 comments | 6527 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl, 9, drowns in pool in Menlo Park

A 9-year-old girl died Tuesday night as a result of a drowning at an apartment community pool in the 300 block of Sharon...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by tragic, on Jul 27, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 11 comments | 6527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Delaine Eastin Talk on Public Education

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Original post made by Grace Mah on Nov. 9, 2006
Last comment by 4 way Parent, on Dec 1, 2006 at 2:53 pm | 41 comments | 6526 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain plans signal-safety upgrades at Palo Alto

Two of Palo Alto's most important Caltrain crossings could receive safety improvements to train-approach warning systems...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Omar Chatty, on May 31, 2013 at 10:48 am | 23 comments | 6525 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to elect new school board members

Palo Alto's at-times divisive school board campaign will reach the finish line tonight, with candidates Terry Godfrey, Jay...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 6525 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge issues gag order in landlord case

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Original post made on May. 3, 2008
Last comment by SJC, on Mar 31, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 12 comments | 6524 Views

SPORTS

What happened in Little League game tonight?

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Original post made by Sports fan on Jul. 18, 2006
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jul 21, 2006 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 6523 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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