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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Donations lag at Partners in Education

Partners in Education (PiE), the education foundation that raises millions of dollars each year to fund electives, support...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Nobody special, on Feb 3, 2017 at 10:01 am | 44 comments | 6485 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College counselors hurtful, Gunn grads say

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Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Joana Mandoli, on Jul 24, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 41 comments | 6484 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police nab suspected Mtn. View blind date robbers

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Original post made by Fantasy Football on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Kristin, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:07 am | 6 comments | 6484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Fashioned Portrait Studios

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Original post made by photos on Nov. 9, 2006
Last comment by RS, on Apr 6, 2007 at 1:41 pm | 8 comments | 6482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stores

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Original post made by Joe Wash on Jan. 2, 2007
Last comment by better times, on Jan 8, 2007 at 2:14 pm | 13 comments | 6482 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to trim managers' benefits

While Gov. Jerry Brown and Sacramento legislators scramble to contain pension expenses for state employees, Palo Alto is...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Sep 7, 2012 at 11:09 am | 19 comments | 6481 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto overhauls its website

The City of Palo Alto on Monday launched its new website, capping years of tweaks, frustration and ridicule from the city's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Still a problem, on Aug 29, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 13 comments | 6480 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto OKs senior-housing development

In broad support of its commitment to keep its low-income population within the city, the East Palo Alto City Council unanimously...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Georgia, on Sep 10, 2015 at 11:46 am | 6 comments | 6480 Views

BOOKS

Hundreds line up for former president Jimmy Carter

Hundreds of people lined up Tuesday night (Oct. 26) at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park to exchange a quick smile with former...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Which Carter?, on Oct 29, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 16 comments | 6480 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest suspect following manhunt

Palo Alto police arrested Cameron Conley, 19, of Oakland after a nearly three-hour manhunt near downtown Palo Alto Thursday...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 1, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 67 comments | 6478 Views

SPORTS

Sports Shorts

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Original post made on Sep. 5, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 5, 2007 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 6478 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tall Tree Award winners announced

Four individuals and organizations who have contributed to improving children's quality of life have been named as recipients...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Sigh, on May 7, 2016 at 5:44 pm | 21 comments | 6478 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurant planned for Caffe Verona site

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Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 8, 2008 at 12:51 am | 11 comments | 6478 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reflective dome over hockey rink irks neighbors

The dome enclosing Sun Microsystems Chairman Scott McNealy's 7,000-square-foot hockey rink is reflecting too much sunlight,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by GR, on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 23 comments | 6477 Views

AROUND TOWN

Search for missing Palo Alto flight instructor entails massive area of Pacific Ocean

The search area of the Pacific Ocean for missing flight instructor William James McAdams is so vast that the U.S. Coast Guard...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by It's all a game..., on May 23, 2015 at 11:26 pm | 22 comments | 6477 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sand Hill Property founder behind Hotel California conversion

Peter and Susanna Pau, the quiet power running development company, Sand Hill Property, are the new long-term leaseholders...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 11, 2016 at 2:17 am | 10 comments | 6477 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Work Trucks and Trailers on streets

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Original post made by concerned resident on Jan. 8, 2007
Last comment by john brown, on Dec 11, 2008 at 12:30 am | 20 comments | 6476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Achievement gap persists in new state test scores

While school district staff celebrated at Tuesday's school board meeting the high achievement of most Palo Alto Unified students...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by @tension, on Oct 5, 2015 at 10:52 pm | 46 comments | 6476 Views

AROUND TOWN

4 Town & Country Businesses plan fundraiser for Community Breast Healt Project (CBHP)

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Original post made by Carol Garsten on Oct. 1, 2006
There are no comments yet. 6476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Childhood memories of Mitchell Park

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Original post made by Greg Betts on Feb. 12, 2007
Last comment by Bob Hamilton, on Nov 30, 2011 at 1:29 am | 9 comments | 6476 Views
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Opening alert: Go Fish Poke Bar in Redwood City
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It's President's Day. Why Not Butter Up the Boss?
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 5,303 views

Affordable Housing: Complexities
By Douglas Moran | 10 comments | 1,226 views

Common Application's 2017-2018 Essay Prompts
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,044 views

Checklist before baby arrives
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 679 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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