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AROUND TOWN

Do you remember the young girl killed on Channing?

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Original post made by Giraffe on Jun. 10, 2006
Last comment by ARF, on Jun 21, 2006 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 6265 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Early 20th century artwork discovered in downtown building

What began as a seismic retrofit to ensure that a historic downtown building meets earthquake codes soon turned into "an...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by chris cotton, on May 5, 2015 at 9:46 pm | 16 comments | 6264 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman interrupts home burglary in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto resident thwarted an attempted burglary of her home, according to Palo Alto police. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 21, 2015 at 2:13 am | 6 comments | 6264 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shady Lane moves to Menlo Park

After 40 years on University Avenue in Palo Alto, the eclectic Shady Lane gift shop and boutique is moving to a new home...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Barbara, on Mar 5, 2015 at 10:20 am | 28 comments | 6263 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar steals from Palo Alto home while residents sleep

Palo Alto police are looking for a burglar who broke into a home on Sunday night, March 8, while the residents were asleep...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Frank, on Mar 12, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 6 comments | 6263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown merchants feeling the recession

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Original post made on Nov. 2, 2008
Last comment by time to enjoy, on Nov 5, 2008 at 7:15 pm | 29 comments | 6263 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

So Much For Us Being Greeted As Liberators

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Original post made by EnoughAlready on Jan. 24, 2007
Last comment by Ron, on Jan 29, 2007 at 5:40 pm | 47 comments | 6262 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Office surge expected to continue in downtown Palo Alto

It's no secret that downtown Palo Alto is going through an office boom, a trend that has achieved a particular poignancy...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Resident , on Dec 14, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 43 comments | 6261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan Middle School

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Original post made by PrivateSchoolParent on Mar. 30, 2007
Last comment by Mom, on Jun 23, 2011 at 5:27 pm | 46 comments | 6260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kindergarten Readiness Act of 2008

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Original post made by Michelle Yee on Apr. 20, 2007
Last comment by Tired of push-push-push, on Apr 22, 2007 at 10:13 pm | 10 comments | 6260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford University to begin search for new president

A 19-member committee will begin next month to search for a successor to Stanford University President John Hennessy, who...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, on Aug 12, 2015 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 6260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man, it's hot! Where can I get some 'cool'?

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Original post made by Doug on Jun. 22, 2006
Last comment by Elspeth, on Jun 23, 2006 at 2:40 pm | 4 comments | 6258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Non-resident admission, student headcount climbs at UC

More than 23 percent of students admitted by the University of California for this fall's freshman class are not California...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Jun 27, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 35 comments | 6256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calling all Palo Alto alumni: Paly grad launches 'Life Gets Better' project

A Palo Alto High School graduate has launched a project to collect video, audio and written testimonies from other alumni...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Interesting, on Mar 31, 2015 at 4:57 pm | 22 comments | 6256 Views

AROUND TOWN

$1 million Palo Alto Prize seeks to 'cure' aging

A newly established Silicon Valley-based prize to "hack the code of life and cure aging" was launched yesterday, Sept. 9. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Mary Carlsteasd, on Sep 22, 2014 at 8:24 am | 8 comments | 6256 Views

BOOKS

Local booksellers' top picks for 2011

With the holiday season upon us, the Palo Alto Weekly asked local booksellers Kepler's and Books Inc. to recommend their...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2011
Last comment by moi, on Dec 4, 2011 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 6256 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission considers new form of affordable housing

Palo Alto's big housing crisis could be eased by a small, new form of affordable housing: a converted bedroom with a kitchenette...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 2, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 31 comments | 6255 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Midtown meeting with police chief

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Original post made by Midtown resident on Jul. 18, 2006
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Jul 19, 2006 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 6255 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Toy Gun Warning Issued by Palo Alto Police

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Original post made by Bob Johnson on Oct. 25, 2006
Last comment by Bill Stark, on Nov 1, 2006 at 3:13 pm | 4 comments | 6254 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report: Taser deployed in Palo Alto arrest

After nearly two years of silence, Palo Alto Police Department Tasers buzzed to life earlier this year with officers deploying...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Nov 30, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 9 comments | 6254 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?
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Affordable Housing: Complexities
By Douglas Moran | 12 comments | 2,337 views

Common Application's 2017-2018 Essay Prompts
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Checklist before baby arrives
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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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