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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto is #1

Everyone loves living in college towns. According to Coldwell-Banker, Palo Alto is the most expensive college town in the...

Original post made by Larry on Nov. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2275 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crime-scene photos shown in Alvarez trial

Family members of slain East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May abruptly left the courtroom as graphic crime-scene photographs...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Obey the Law, on Nov 5, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 5 comments | 2510 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Celebration at the Garden Court

City Council candidates celebrated Tuesday night at the Garden Court Hotel in downtown Palo Alto. Leaders in the race by...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by PA Mom, on Nov 5, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 2300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Settlement reached on Edgewood Plaza lawsuit

A court settlement to preserve the Eichler-built Edgewood Plaza shopping center has been reached between the owners and a...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Local Resident, on Nov 5, 2009 at 9:19 am | 52 comments | 3985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Number participating in 'egg war' dropped to 50

Only about 50 Palo Alto High School students -- far fewer than initial reports from stuents of 100 to 200 -- were involved...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by student, on Nov 5, 2009 at 1:31 am | 29 comments | 2661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to vote in new council members

Palo Alto voters will choose five City Council members and decide the fate of the city's proposed business-license tax when...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by cc, on Nov 4, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 13 comments | 2348 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Destination Palo Alto gets another year

Despite questionable results and fuzzy record keeping, Palo Alto's year-old program for luring visitors to town will remain...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hilarity Ensues, on Nov 4, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 16 comments | 2344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand plans for San Antonio shopping center

The developer in contract to buy 16 acres of the San Antonio shopping center released conceptual plans on Tuesday that promise...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Nov 4, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 47 comments | 7530 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

YUCA action today at 5 Newell Court, EPA!

PITCH A TENT! Rally to roll back rents at Page Mill-owned units Location: WestPark Apartments, 5 Newell Court, EPA Date...

Original post made by Hmmm on Nov. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2297 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto to run for state Assembly seat

Palo Alto City Councilwoman and former Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto has announced she will run for the state Assembly seat held...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by California Ave. Insider, on Nov 4, 2009 at 12:03 pm | 45 comments | 3493 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council race may not be decided tonight

Candidates for Palo Alto City Council will be partying tonight, but by evening's end they may not know which five of them...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 4, 2009 at 6:24 am | 7 comments | 1967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Five for City Council: Klein, Price, Holman, Scharff, Shepherd

The Palo Alto Weekly recommends Larry Klein, Gail Price, Karen Holman, Greg Scharff and Nancy Shepherd for election to the...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Vivian Wells, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:09 pm | 36 comments | 5349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Popular JLS Middle School teacher dies

Students at JLS Middle School learned Thursday of the loss of Stephen Carothers, a teacher at the school since 1991. Read...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sadaf, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 37 comments | 6329 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials plow farmers market

Palo Alto's seven-month long experiment with farm-fresh produce at City Hall is coming to an anticlimactic conclusion because...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by EU, on Nov 3, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 29 comments | 15472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto eyes waste-to-energy facility

Palo Alto's future compost facility should be an anaerobic digesting plant capable of processing the city's yard trimmings,...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ellieg, on Nov 3, 2009 at 6:54 pm | 16 comments | 3049 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man, 29, dies in motorcycle crash

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office today identified a motorcyclist who died after crashing on state Highway...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by SJC, on Nov 3, 2009 at 6:14 pm | 8 comments | 3297 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly delegation apologizes to Gunn for egg fight

They said they were sorry -- and they would pay. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=14374...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Nov 3, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 49 comments | 3669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tomorrow's events (Nov. 4)

[http://www.arts4all.org/attend/calendar.htm Music: CSMA Faculty Concert] Faculty musicians from the Community School of...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by kaylie kiersteader, on Nov 3, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 2120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly

I used to think that Palo Alto was a great place to raise my kids, now I am beginning to wonder. The bar is high here....

Original post made by Sharon Witte on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Scrambled, on Nov 3, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 32 comments | 3043 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thank You Palo Alto

I don't live in Palo Alto, but I found this Forum after it was mentioned in my town's Square Forum (Pleasanton). I recently...

Original post made by Georgia on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Nov 3, 2009 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 2164 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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