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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 | 6262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto to redraw golf course, add playing fields

What began as a plan to boost flood protection around the San Francisquito Creek turned on Monday into an ambitious effort...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Fore!, on Jul 26, 2012 at 11:30 am | 19 comments | 6261 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 | 6261 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The wisdom of horses

Can horses teach people with early-stage dementia useful lessons about how to cope with their disease? Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Stephanie M., on Jan 5, 2016 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 6258 Views

MOVIES

SiCKO: Was & Wasn't What I Expected

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Original post made by Neighbor on Jul. 7, 2007
Last comment by Fred, on Jul 7, 2007 at 9:22 pm | 21 comments | 6258 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gore gives Nobel Prize proceeds to Palo Alto nonprofit

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Original post made on Oct. 12, 2007
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 15, 2007 at 12:45 pm | 66 comments | 6257 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Workers break gas line at Foothill Expressway

Workers broke a natural gas pipeline at Foothill Expressway and Hillview Avenue early Friday morning, Oct. 19, causing Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by Decline to state, on Oct 23, 2012 at 2:12 pm | 3 comments | 6256 Views

SPORTS

Paly takes blame for girls' lacrosse forfeits

Members of the Palo Alto girls' lacrosse team should have been feeling good as they walked off their field on Friday night...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
Last comment by sam the man, on May 8, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 48 comments | 6256 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 | 6255 Views

AROUND TOWN

That 102 year old house downtown on University is finally for sale.

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Original post made by Susan Stevens on Sep. 8, 2006
Last comment by Mayfield child, on Sep 27, 2006 at 12:01 am | 5 comments | 6254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's unanimous -- Midtown loses 88 bus line

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Original post made on Aug. 31, 2007
Last comment by Parent of Gunn High School Student,, on Sep 6, 2007 at 10:26 pm | 31 comments | 6252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood eyesores reduced to rubble

College Terrace resident Lucille Mellish made headlines in April after the Palo Alto Historic Resources Board declined her...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Oct 29, 2015 at 1:50 pm | 27 comments | 6252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign Party for Virginia Chang Kiraly, Republican Nominee for CA State Assembly

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Original post made by Francine Gani on Oct. 9, 2006
There are no comments yet. 6252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paly student nearly drowns in school pool

The quick response of Palo Alto High School students and a swim coach to get an unconscious student out of the bottom of...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 31, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 59 comments | 6251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Herriot files appeal in Channing House case

Sally Herriot, the 90-year-old Channing House resident who fought being moved against her will from her independent-living...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 21, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 38 comments | 6250 Views

SPORTS

Youth sports now have a fast assessment for concussions

Concussions have been in the national spotlight recently and on the minds of many. Sports Illustrated has investigated the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Don Breen, on Jan 6, 2016 at 7:01 am | 1 comment | 6249 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Auto mall idea: move MSC to MP

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Original post made by Marc Fleischmann on Jul. 24, 2006
There are no comments yet. 6247 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit and killed by car in Mountain View

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car on California Street in Mountain View this morning at about 9:30 a.m., causing...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Witness, on Jun 22, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 18 comments | 6244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What can be done about teen drinking & drinking/driving

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Original post made by Parent on Nov. 2, 2006
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Nov 16, 2006 at 6:46 pm | 7 comments | 6243 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 | 6242 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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