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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto voters to decide on even-year elections

Palo Alto voters will decide in November whether the city should switch to even-numbered years for local elections, the City...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by common sense, on Aug 3, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 10 comments | 2808 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

CHSRA to take 1-2 lanes of Alma Churchill to Charleston

Hi, Has anyone noticed that the latest Draft Addendum/Errata to the SF-SJ alternatives analysis, dated June 2010, states...

Original post made by Marie on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by bucky, on Aug 3, 2010 at 9:16 pm | 6 comments | 2508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto seeks to tame unruly permitting process

Palo Alto officials have launched a new initiative to revamp the city's convoluted and much maligned building and permitting...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Aug 3, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 28 comments | 4252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parade today symbolizes hope in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto is expanding its annual celebration of National Night Out this year with a parade today from St. John's Church...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by peter hernandez, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 2393 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks advance to championship game

Bryan Beres smacked a grand slam and drove in six runs to power the Palo Alto Oaks to a 10-0 baseball victory over the Pasadena...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Oaks fan, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2608 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks headed to the World Series

Steve Espinoza wanted to make a special phone call on Sunday evening to Alice Makjavich, widow of former Palo Alto Oaks'...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Oaks fan, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 2919 Views

SPORTS

Local track and field athletes wrap up efforts at national Junior Olympics

The East Palo Alto Greyhounds' Midget Girls' 400 relay team had the best finish of any local competitors at the USATF National...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Ebonni Stuart, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 2944 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men invade Menlo Park home

Two men armed with handguns invaded a home Saturday morning (July 31) in the 1200 block of San Mateo Drive in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 3, 2010 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 2542 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Residents urge Palo Alto to collect traffic-stop data

A group of Palo Alto residents is trying to convince the city to retain the Police Department's practice of collecting demographic...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2010
Last comment by Time-To-Move-On, on Aug 2, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 13 comments | 2611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police release sketch in juvenile-assisted burglaries

Palo Alto police have provided more details and released a sketch in a search for a young boy and adults engaged in a residential-burglary...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 2, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 20 comments | 3664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Event: August 21st 5K/10K run for Palo Alto Community Child Care

The Baylands Summer Run is a 5K/10K in the Palo Alto Baylands on August 21st that benefits Palo Alto Community Child Care!...

Original post made by Philip H on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Aug 2, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 3 comments | 2529 Views

SPORTS

Let her celebration begin: Azarenka wins Bank of the West title at Stanford

A day after her 21st birthday, Victoria Azarenka became the latest Bank of the West Classic champion. She beat Maria Sharapova,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Member, on Aug 2, 2010 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 2709 Views

SPORTS

Toby Gerhart signs with the NFL's Minnesota Vikings

While his former Stanford football teammates are gearing up for their first day of fall practice on August 9, Toby Gerhart...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Old Sports Fan, on Aug 2, 2010 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 2635 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mixed bag on SC County residents' health

Santa Clara County residents are improving their health in some areas and losing ground in others. A recent report on public...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by white suicide?, on Aug 2, 2010 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 2752 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Detective catches heat for Facebook comment

Nearly six months after an East Palo Alto police detective was accused of making inappropriate comments on Facebook about...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by I open carry, on Aug 2, 2010 at 5:51 am | 9 comments | 2714 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

School board backs lower tax threshold

Saying they want to help cash-starved schools throughout California, members of the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by anne, on Aug 1, 2010 at 9:10 pm | 24 comments | 3629 Views

MOVIES

Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story

What do you think of that movie title? It's playing today only at the Palo Alto Square Cinearts theater. http://www.jewsandbaseball.com/news.html...

Original post made by movie watcher on Jul. 31, 2010
There are no comments yet. 5002 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Josh Becker zooms ahead in cash raised

Spurred by hefty contributions from entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and technologists, Josh Becker has taken a commanding...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 31, 2010 at 7:34 am | 11 comments | 2366 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police officer shot at in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto police are investigating the attempted murder of an officer in a residential area of the city Friday night. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Parrisha, on Jul 30, 2010 at 7:57 pm | 16 comments | 2507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ailing Medical Foundation leader David Druker talks of health care

David Druker, president and CEO of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation and a key architect of the nonprofit organization's expansion...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Great and wise man, listen to him, on Jul 30, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 13 comments | 4730 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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