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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 | 6526 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Student commutes from Los Angeles to perform in 'Little Women'

Many flights between Los Angeles and the Bay Area allowed recent Palo Alto High School graduate Arielle Fishman to maintain...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by Al Gore, on Dec 25, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 6525 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars strike Palo Alto pharmacy, police say

Three men smashed the front-plate glass door of a Cambridge Avenue pharmacy early Wednesday morning, broke into the building...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by enough!, on Jun 19, 2015 at 10:51 am | 5 comments | 6524 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 | 6524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Laura Martinez to serve on Sequoia school board

East Palo Alto Councilwoman and Palo Alto High School graduate Laura Martinez was selected to serve on the governing board...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Margaret Row, on Mar 12, 2015 at 8:31 pm | 2 comments | 6523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District plan sets goals for learning-disabled and other students

A state-mandated plan that aims to help underperforming Palo Alto students but could benefit all students was praised by...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Just Sayin', on May 24, 2014 at 10:47 am | 12 comments | 6520 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 | 6519 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

You nearly killed me

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Original post made by Joel Henner on Jun. 16, 2006
Last comment by Glad I don't live in Palo Alto, on Dec 15, 2006 at 3:11 pm | 9 comments | 6519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sports, teen social issues, personal growth & behavioral risks

Hi all, As a parent with children at Paly, I wanted to share with the community some thoughts I hope will be helpful...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Mom of Senior, on Jan 19, 2014 at 4:18 pm | 63 comments | 6517 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New OCR case opened as another is closed

Even as they found "insufficient evidence" in a disability investigation against the Palo Alto school district, federal investigators...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by Perspectives, on May 6, 2014 at 9:22 am | 22 comments | 6516 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two seriously injured in Menlo Park accident

A man and a woman were seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident at Bayfront Expressway and Chrysler Drive at around 8:30...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2014
Last comment by Martha, on Jan 20, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 4 comments | 6516 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 | 6514 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The education innovator

Revolutionary change in public education is rare. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/08/the-education-innovator...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 2, 2017 at 11:39 pm | 7 comments | 6512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cautious route on Cal Ave chain store ban

The goal sounds simple: Protect California Avenue's quirky character and mom-and-pop shops from an influx of offices and...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on May 22, 2015 at 1:54 pm | 37 comments | 6511 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trio arrested for 7-Eleven robbery

Three men who allegedly held up a Palo Alto 7-Eleven store last month have been arrested, the Palo Alto Police Department...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by free my brother , on Nov 13, 2013 at 5:30 pm | 8 comments | 6510 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Living green involves values, not just Hollywood hype

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Original post made by Nancy McGaraghan on Aug. 2, 2006
Last comment by Borat, on Nov 24, 2006 at 5:37 pm | 17 comments | 6509 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed Sherman Avenue development stirs anxieties in Palo Alto

A developer's plan to build a three-story building next to Sarah Wallis Park in the rapidly changing California Avenue business...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Property Owner at Birch Court, on Jan 31, 2015 at 11:30 pm | 41 comments | 6508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mary s Frances Callan's parting shot

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Original post made by Another Disappointed Community Member on Jan. 5, 2007
Last comment by SkepticAl, on Jan 6, 2007 at 6:50 pm | 9 comments | 6507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's never over until it's over--Alma Plaza Part 76:

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Original post made by Not so fast on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by Local Alma Plaza Resident, on Jun 29, 2007 at 12:28 am | 39 comments | 6506 Views

AROUND TOWN

VMware unveils plan for massive campus expansion

Palo Alto's cloud-computing giant VMware is planning to dramatically expand its Stanford Research Park property by adding...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Possible solution, on Apr 30, 2013 at 9:21 pm | 15 comments | 6506 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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