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PALO ALTO ISSUES

2,000 Palo Alto homes hit by dawn power outage

A broken wooden pin that holds a powerline insulator snapped early this morning and caused a power outage affecting about...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by andreas, on May 11, 2010 at 8:46 pm | 13 comments | 2521 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly changes fall schedule to allow longer classes

Palo Alto High School this fall will move to a daily schedule featuring longer class periods with fewer classes each day,...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on May 11, 2010 at 8:44 pm | 35 comments | 2888 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Atherton's probe of building department widens

Staff in Atherton's building department failed to charge at least $100,000 in fees due the town for building projects, a...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Betty Lui, on May 11, 2010 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 2027 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Candidates pledge to shake up high-speed rail

Rich Gordon has a simple solution for improving the California High-Speed Rail Authority, the agency charged with building...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by listen to their words..., on May 11, 2010 at 7:20 pm | 34 comments | 14096 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Vote for Jeff Rosen for district attorney

Santa Clara County District Attorney Dolores Carr has had nearly 3 1/2 years to prove she can effectively manage the sixth...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by dan, on May 11, 2010 at 6:45 pm | 1 comment | 2639 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

VTA bus 88 stopped and police searched

My daughter rides VTA bus 88 home from Gunn HS. Today the police stopped the bus, boarded, searched, and questioned a few...

Original post made by grace on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by One Parent, on May 11, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 3 comments | 2187 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama Unwired.

Obama, told a class of graduating university students. "You're coming of age in a 24/7 media environment that bombards...

Original post made by Plugged In on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 11, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 23 comments | 2110 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power out?

Anyone else out there experiencing a power outage? We are in Midtown. No answer at the power outage hotline......

Original post made by Midtowner on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Craving coffee, on May 11, 2010 at 7:24 am | 4 comments | 1833 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This morning's power outage?

We woke up without power in Los Arboles. City's web site is down, and calling the power outage number gives us busy signal....

Original post made by Aleks on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Aleks, on May 11, 2010 at 7:04 am | 2 comments | 2508 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

power out in North Palo Alto

Power is out at 700 block of Channing too.....anywhere to see posted reason or estimated time of power back?...

Original post made by donna bendotoff on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 11, 2010 at 6:59 am | 3 comments | 2007 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reading PaloAltoOnline on the iPad

Dear PaloAltoOnline, Having just purchased a new iPad from the Apple store in PaloAlto and now reading and posting to...

Original post made by Anon. on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Frank Bravo, on May 11, 2010 at 5:42 am | 7 comments | 2012 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three stores cited for selling booze to a minor

Three adults at three different stores were cited in Menlo Park last Saturday (May 1) for allegedly selling alcohol to a...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 11, 2010 at 4:00 am | 3 comments | 2100 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PG&E 'power grab' threatens Palo Alto

Palo Alto for more than a century has reaped rewards from its city-owned utilities, chiefly its electric utility. Read...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 11, 2010 at 3:23 am | 7 comments | 2617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Addison Principal to Replace Duveneck Principal

Any feedback on John Lents? Our principal is moving on to become the Director of Elementary Education. Our school was just...

Original post made by Parent on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Why, on May 11, 2010 at 2:20 am | 5 comments | 2134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's budget gap: Enforcing the code

Brian Reynolds' job is on the line. Proposed Palo Alto budget cuts could shrink the city's two-person code-enforcement team...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by JO, on May 10, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 32 comments | 3969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interfaith group seeks better teen 'connections'

Spurred by last year's string of Palo Alto student suicides at the Caltrain tracks, an interfaith group is exploring ways...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 10, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 23 comments | 3730 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men win national volleyball title

Senior setter Kawika Shoji raced toward toward the Stanford cheering section with arms wide as if in disbelief. He had just...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by dk avid vb fan, on May 10, 2010 at 11:37 am | 8 comments | 2663 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pros & Cons Presentations, June Primary Ballot Measures

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 7-9 pm Channing House 850 Webster St. Palo Alto, CA 94301 Pros & Cons June Primary...

Original post made by League of Women Voters on May. 10, 2010
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dreams of Palo Alto

Hi folks, At the risk of sounding sappy, I thought that there may be some folks who feel they have out-of-the-ordinary...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Andrew L. Freedman, on May 10, 2010 at 8:49 am | 2 comments | 1958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Child hit in Terman crosswalk - Arastradero too dangerous!

This morning fire trucks raced by as we were headed to Gunn. All traffic stopped and we could see the flashing lights at...

Original post made by Michele on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by My kids walk and bike to school, on May 9, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 8 comments | 2510 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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