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Obama Haters in Palo Alto

Yes neighbors, there are, or were Obama haters right here in Palo Alto today ... and yes, that is our socialist Post Office...

Original post made by Anon. on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 9, 2010 at 10:17 am | 11 comments | 1973 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Union rejects Palo Alto's 'last, best, final' offer

Union negotiators Tuesday afternoon rejected a "last, best and final offer" from Palo Alto city administration during a tense...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by daniel, on May 9, 2010 at 8:34 am | 98 comments | 6139 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yes, Stanford men DID win the NCAA volleyball championship

In three thrilling straight sets of brilliant volleyball, Stanford men won the NCAA men's championship today at Maples Pavillion....

Original post made by Bob on May. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford to build pedigreed concert hall

Designed like an oval ship rising from a sea of glass, the area's newest music venue, Bing Concert Hall, is scheduled for...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Miss Coloratura, on May 8, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 19 comments | 5073 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free E-Waste, TODAY, Sat, 5/8, until 3pm

E(lectronic) waste collection : Sat 5/8 from 9am to 3 pm at Ohlone Elementary School front entrance (near the flagpole)....

Original post made by Green Ohlone on May. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2050 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA chief out of running for New Orleans job

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis has been passed over for the New Orleans police superintendent position but remains...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by solve the crime, on May 8, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2444 Views

AROUND TOWN

May 13 is national Bike To Work Day

If you don't know a good bike route to work, look for one this weekend or ask your work colleagues early next week. Google...

Original post made by bike to work on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 8, 2010 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 1791 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Residents, workers worry about Palo Alto cuts

Hours before Palo Alto City Manager James Keene presented his proposed budget to the City Council Monday night, dozens of...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by cityworker, on May 7, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 78 comments | 3774 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic Palo Alto Bowl gets a reprieve to 2014

The lease for the historic Palo Alto Bowl in south Palo Alto -- Palo Alto's only bowling alley and one of the few remaining...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by mom of teens, on May 7, 2010 at 6:27 pm | 26 comments | 35806 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yoriko Kishimoto

Of the three Democrats running for Ira Ruskin's seat in the 21st Assembly District, Yoriko Kishimoto is the only one who...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by svatoid, on May 7, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 4 comments | 3152 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Assembly candidate profile: Rich Gordon

Ask Rich Gordon, a candidate for the state Assembly's 21st District seat, what makes him think he can bring people together...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2455 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Assembly candidate profile: Josh Becker

Menlo Park venture capitalist and social entrepreneur Josh Becker is stressing his networking abilities in campaigning for...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3902 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls have hurdles to overcome in league track finals

At least two events will have a new champion when the SCVAL De Anza Division Track and Field Championships are held Thursday...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Copter, on May 7, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 2592 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

More park debate Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12815 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Clare Warner, on May 7, 2010 at 10:54 am | 7 comments | 2849 Views

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Annual Powwow comes to Stanford this weekend

Now in its 39th year, the Stanford Powwow is coming to the Eucalyptus Grove on campus again this weekend, with Native-American...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 7, 2010 at 8:10 am | 3 comments | 2519 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto banks on landfills for 'green' energy

The phrase "green energy" may evoke images of solar panels and wind turbines in some minds, but in Palo Alto the term can...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Reads Staff Reports, on May 7, 2010 at 7:56 am | 9 comments | 2898 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

GontoKorea 2

As all my fans out there know, My son and I will be visiting Korea, I for the second time, to commemorate the war that started...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Good Trip!!, on May 7, 2010 at 5:59 am | 1 comment | 2148 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Meg Whitman is faltering?

Steve Poizner just released a new tracking poll saying that he has cut Meg Whitman's 50% lead of a month ago down to the...

Original post made by buy it now on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 7, 2010 at 4:48 am | 12 comments | 2202 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In Palo Alto, whose sidewalks are they?

The next time someone trips and falls on a raised or crumbling piece of sidewalk, Palo Alto property owners could be responsible...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Phooey, on May 7, 2010 at 4:01 am | 66 comments | 5230 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed at Caltrain station in Mountain View

An unidentified "adult male" apparently stepped off the San Antonio Station passenger platform into the path of a speeding...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by YIMBY, on May 6, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 36 comments | 3211 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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