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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minority Palo Alto graduates reflect on the good and the bad

The power of teachers and coaches — and of early, clear communications about college requirements — emerged in "exit...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by full disclosure, on Mar 11, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 33 comments | 6439 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Five cited in Palo Alto liquor sting

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Original post made on Nov. 28, 2007
Last comment by Needs-Facts, on Dec 1, 2007 at 7:17 pm | 28 comments | 6439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford trustees approve tuition hike

Undergraduate costs at Stanford University – including tuition, room and board and a mandatory health fee -- will rise...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 17, 2014 at 1:08 pm | 8 comments | 6439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maybe I'm obsessed, but I don't think so...

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Original post made by fabravo on Feb. 2, 2007
Last comment by ashiko, on Apr 9, 2007 at 10:12 pm | 22 comments | 6437 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto raises minimum wage

Palo Alto will have a minimum wage of $11 an hour starting next year thanks to a law that the City Council unanimously passed...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Garden Gnome, on Aug 26, 2015 at 12:00 pm | 29 comments | 6437 Views

RESTAURANTS

What do folks think of "Bistro Basia"?

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Original post made by td on Feb. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 22, 2008 at 8:32 am | 7 comments | 6436 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Do you think the law should be changed relating to young drivers?

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Original post made by lvandusen@PaloAltoOnline.com on Jul. 13, 2006
Last comment by parent of two boys, on Aug 17, 2006 at 10:59 pm | 5 comments | 6433 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Shoe Palace opens, veggie dinners return

In this week's retail news in Palo Alto, we report on a new shoe store moving into the flagship Apple Store in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2017
Last comment by Cheeseball, on Jan 30, 2017 at 5:51 pm | 7 comments | 6432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lunch credit cards + kids = worries

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Original post made by Elementary Parent on Sep. 30, 2006
Last comment by Bystander, on Oct 16, 2006 at 1:41 pm | 11 comments | 6432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dalma, Collins announce school-board campaigns

The first candidates to officially throw a hat into the ring for two of three Palo Alto Board of Education seats opening...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 15, 2016 at 12:27 am | 26 comments | 6429 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Let's respond quickly & strongly to acts of intolerance

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Original post made by Jeff Blum, human relations commission chairperson on Jun. 1, 2006
Last comment by R. Donan, on Jun 3, 2006 at 12:58 am | 1 comment | 6427 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What about Mark Hurd?

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Original post made by anonymous coward on Oct. 4, 2006
Last comment by anon, on Oct 10, 2006 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 6426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annoying police traps - what about folks who run lights???

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Original post made by td on Mar. 15, 2007
Last comment by Josh G, on Sep 9, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 22 comments | 6426 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mixed-use proposal for University Avenue meets mixed response

A proposal to demolish two stout commercial buildings at the heart of University Avenue's commercial district and replace...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by Que Pasa?, on Nov 26, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 49 comments | 6425 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City seeks $1 billion for improved rail crossings from VTA tax

Calling it a critical project not just for Palo Alto but for commuters throughout the Santa Clara County, city officials...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 26, 2015 at 6:44 am | 110 comments | 6425 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: Palo Alto WWII veterans look back

Leland Felton, 95, flipped through a scrapbook Monday of photographs he took during his service in World War II. Young, handsome...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Nov 10, 2012 at 8:19 am | 39 comments | 6425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, parents rally against 'hate' group

More than 250 people gathered at the southeast corner of the Gunn High School campus in Palo Alto this morning in opposition...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by gogunn, on Feb 3, 2010 at 10:13 am | 163 comments | 6424 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Library

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Original post made by Natalie Fisher on Jun. 12, 2006
Last comment by Lynne Russell, on Jun 14, 2006 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 6423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Virginia Chang Kiraly Earns Endorsement from The Stanford Review

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Original post made by Jerome Encinas on Oct. 26, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Palo Alto Art Center celebrates reopening

After more than a year of construction, the renovated Palo Alto Art Center reopened on Saturday, Oct. 6. The free public...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Megan, on Oct 9, 2012 at 11:22 pm | 5 comments | 6423 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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