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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto holiday garbage pickup schedule

In past years, I seem to remember PASCO mailing out postcards to everyone with the holiday garbage pickup schedule. I did...

Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 26, 2009 at 9:03 am | 3 comments | 6211 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Murder suspect Zumot's plea delayed to January

Bulos Zumot, the suspect in the death of Palo Alto realtor Jennifer Schipsi, will wait at least six more weeks before entering...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Nov 26, 2009 at 7:39 am | 6 comments | 2128 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is dealing with the "Dog Matter" barking up the wrong tree?

Every decade or so, the "Dog Matter" pops up in Palo Alto -- no relation to the little piles rarely seen in these post-PooperScooper...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by It's not the dog, it's the owner, on Nov 26, 2009 at 1:27 am | 36 comments | 3094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents demand probe of 'egg war' investigation

Angry Palo Alto High School parents are calling for a probe by the school board and district superintendent into how Paly...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Nov 25, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 150 comments | 15877 Views

SPORTS

Paly, SHP and Castilleja advance in NorCals

The first big step has been taken by three local teams in the CIF Northern California girls' volleyball playoffs as Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Viking Fan, on Nov 25, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 2197 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Counties getting bigger doses of H1N1 vaccine

Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are about to get larger doses of H1N1 vaccines because they have so far come up short...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Otherwise Better, on Nov 25, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 10 comments | 2365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beasley sculpture approved for Mitchell Park Library

Palo Alto's new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center will feature at its entrance a blockish, arch-shaped sculpture...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Rethink the 1%, on Nov 25, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 81 comments | 9419 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

high air pollution warning for Thanksgiving Day

Winter Spare the AirAlert, November 26 A Winter Spare the Air Alert has been called for tomorrow, Thursday, November 26,...

Original post made by please spare the air on Nov. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2287 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

ClimateGate intensifies....

This scandal does not appear to be going away. Given its implications, it is much bigger than Watergate. Note to PA Online...

Original post made by Jim on Nov. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail authority approves $9 million PR effort

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has just welcomed a new member to assist its admittedly flagging community-outreach...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jay Tulcok, on Nov 25, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 32 comments | 6622 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal plans go awry at NCAA championship

What was supposed to be a colorful, celebratory day turned into a successful roundup for the Cowboys and bitter disappointment...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by goloxc, on Nov 25, 2009 at 10:17 am | 15 comments | 7027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driving high schoolers to school - why???

I have been a high school parent for several years and my kids have always ridden bikes to school, or if they had a lot to...

Original post made by High School Parent on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by yes mommy dearest, on Nov 24, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 36 comments | 3550 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto cuts managers' benefits

Palo Alto's professional and management workers will give up their bonus payments, receive no salary increases and pay for...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Sonny, on Nov 24, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 46 comments | 3456 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters respond to gas leak on Cambridge

A gas leak on Cambridge Avenue in Palo Alto prompted city officials to shut off gas service to area businesses Monday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sonny, on Nov 24, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 8 comments | 2121 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man attempts to steal shoes, falls into creek

A man who allegedly attempted to steal a pair of shoes from Macy's Men's Store in the Stanford Shopping Center today reportedly...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Thanks, on Nov 24, 2009 at 9:15 am | 20 comments | 3020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn to kill all squirrels -asap!

There is an on going debate within the Gunn staff, YOUR OPINION IS NEEDED! A few employees at Gunn High have had wires on...

Original post made by Gunn Employee on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 24, 2009 at 8:03 am | 19 comments | 2530 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

"Rogue" principal Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11903 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 24, 2009 at 1:44 am | 12 comments | 2689 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sherman Avenue development put on hold

A proposal for a new four-story mixed-use building at 385 Sherman Ave. is on hold after the Palo Alto Architectural Review...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Nov 24, 2009 at 12:27 am | 3 comments | 2456 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women a win from College Cup; final is sold out

Top-ranked Stanford will play host to Boston College in the quarterfinals of the NCAA women's soccer tournament Friday at...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by pele, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 2124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Pee Wees in title hunt

The Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Pee Wee football team is right on schedule to achieving its goal of reaching the postseason and...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by kelston tovo, on Nov 23, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 2120 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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