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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Major changes in store for Paly, Gunn

Architects presented "conceptual designs" for sweeping renovations at Palo Alto and Gunn high schools to the Palo Alto Unified...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 15, 2009 at 9:23 am | 26 comments | 3191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Getting Palo Alto home value reassessed for tax

We bought our PA house less than 5 years ago and applied first for informal Prop 8 value review which was denied by County...

Original post made by Ada on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Sep 15, 2009 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 2073 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Flags

As I drove around our city this morning, I saw not one flag displayed on this anniversary of the worst tragedy on American...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Sep 15, 2009 at 7:47 am | 17 comments | 2023 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Main Library expansion would add group space

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Original post made on Aug. 18, 2007
Last comment by OZoYsKPRh, on Sep 15, 2009 at 3:48 am | 10 comments | 4874 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford tops leaderboard at U.S. Collegiate

==I Hillman, Barte earn weekly honors== The sixth-ranked Stanford men's golf team fired a 2-over-par 290 Monday in the...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by sqjiEwCYpjqYLvN, on Sep 15, 2009 at 3:38 am | 1 comment | 2290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Page Mill could lose control of properties

Page Mill Properties, the largest landlord in East Palo Alto, may soon lose control of its 1,700 apartments in the Woodland...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 14, 2009 at 11:49 pm | 20 comments | 3158 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A growing problem

From the air, the marijuana garden resembled a meandering trail of fluorescent green blotches snaking between canopies on...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by julian, on Sep 14, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 32 comments | 3816 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altan Dorothy Beckett, 104, dies

Dorothy Beckett, a 104-year-old Palo Alto woman and former Wimbledon tennis player, has died. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13814...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by g, vizvary, on Sep 14, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 2499 Views

SPORTS

M-A has high hopes, but wants less drama this football season

The Menlo-Atherton football team's 2008 campaign had more drama and turmoil than a Hollywood script. Call it "High School...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Tim Parry, on Sep 14, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 2563 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

9/11/01- Never Forget the Ideology that wants to Annhilate Freedom

I am amazed that I see no remembrances, no stories, nothing, on this day. In memory of those who died from all over the...

Original post made by Perspective on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 14, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 6 comments | 1909 Views

AROUND TOWN

Info Palo Alto - nowhere to bike in Palo Alto??

There was an "Info Palo Alto" section included in my Palo Alto Weekly today. Page 33 is titled "where to hike, bike, sail,...

Original post made by biker on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Bru, on Sep 14, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 14 comments | 2398 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A growing problem

From the air, the marijuana garden resembled a meandering trail of fluorescent green blotches snaking between canopies on...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Sporting, on Sep 14, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 1572 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto 'Envisioning Peace' mural unveiled

An unveiling of an innovative mural, "Envisioning Peace," Friday evening celebrated both East Palo Alto teens and the community's...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by bea, on Sep 14, 2009 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 2856 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pot: popular or not?

Marijuana gardens and their armed caretakers pose significant dangers to local residents and law-enforcement officers, but...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Concerned parent, on Sep 14, 2009 at 7:12 am | 12 comments | 3836 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wrong information in Info Palo Alto about our County Board of Education

I noticed that Info Palo Alto, the annual PA Weekly publication, lists our representative to the County Board of Education...

Original post made by Ze'ev Wurman on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by mom, on Sep 14, 2009 at 12:41 am | 1 comment | 2137 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

Town hall behavior Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11601 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by signs for bikers, on Sep 13, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 2 comments | 2410 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Page Mill: Change East Palo Alto boundaries

Page Mill Properties, the largest landlord in East Palo Alto, is asking San Mateo County to remove a section of East Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Update, on Sep 13, 2009 at 8:29 pm | 39 comments | 3372 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Mateo man killed in motorcycle crash

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Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by American, on Sep 13, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 38 comments | 4280 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Fresh Start' program clears criminal records

A Santa Clara County program could help hundreds of residents convicted of certain misdemeanors to have their convictions...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Trent, on Sep 13, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 5 comments | 2530 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Long's in Midtown Decides it's a CVS Liquor Store

CVS is renovating the former Long's building in Midtown Center. If you haven't already seen it, stop by the store; CVS has...

Original post made by Jeff Weitzman on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Sep 13, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 32 comments | 3082 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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