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PALO ALTO ISSUES

So what are those light on top of traffic lights on arastradero?

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Original post made by John Walkjer on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by just thinkin', on Sep 1, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 4866 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking Problems In Evergreen Park

I have been dealing w/parking issues in Evergreen park for months. A new building went up at 1795 El Camino, and the employees...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Another resident, on Sep 1, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 40 comments | 4498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

JP Blanchard's mother: 'Empower our students'

The mother of a Gunn High School student who died at the Caltrain tracks in May pleaded with the school board Tuesday night...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Sep 1, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 61 comments | 8844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building a community where everyone matters

Faith leaders urge a combined effort to create a community where everyone matters and people take time to express that in...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 1, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 3 comments | 1727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain horns back to normal volume, people still whine

http://www.insidebayarea.com/sanmateocountytimes/localnews/ci_13241557...

Original post made by billy on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by wary traveler, on Sep 1, 2009 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 2189 Views

AROUND TOWN

A passion for fashion

Mary Kennedy struts the catwalk in the "1930's schoolgirl" inspired outfit she designed and made during a two-week session...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Dad, on Sep 1, 2009 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 2443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Religious groups to speak on supporting teens

Following two suicides and at least one attempted suicide by Palo Alto teens last spring, local religious groups have joined...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Rajiv Bhateja, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 23 comments | 3019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Workshops to address students' emotional health

Representatives from the local faith community will host a panel discussion to address how various faith teachings and practices...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Rajiv Bhateja, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:14 pm | 2 comments | 2152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hospital takes fresh approach to patients' meals

In the hierarchy of dreaded dinners, hospital food typically ranks somewhere around high-school cafeteria's mystery meat...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Melissa, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 6 comments | 3564 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley employment lags, but salaries rise

Despite record unemployment rates, some sectors of Silicon Valley's high-tech economy continue to shine, according to a report...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Justin, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:16 pm | 10 comments | 2515 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Palo Alto Story Project

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Aug 31, 2009 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 2274 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chronicle Article: Passengers Can Challenge No-Fly List by Bob Egelka

Have you seen this article yet? Article: Passengers Can Challenge No-Fly List by Bob Egelka Chronicle Staff Writer Tues....

Original post made by food for thought on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by Liberty, on Aug 31, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1936 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lots of sirens on late Fri night / Sat AM - El Camino in Palo Alto?

Did anyone else hear lots of sirens on El Camino late Friday night / Saturday morning (like 1:30 or 2 am)? I'm trying to...

Original post made by concerned on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Aug 31, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 2306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hyatt Rickeys vs JCC

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Original post made by Paolo Rossi Altobelli on Sep. 20, 2006
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 31, 2009 at 1:01 pm | 6 comments | 5277 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Okogbaa, Browne lead Stanford women to volleyball victory

With All-American Alix Klineman taking a breather, senior middle blocker Janet Okogbaa and redshirt sophomore Stephanie Browne...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by VB Fan 2, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 2729 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission turns down idea to widen Middlefield

Seeking to satisfy residents' concerns about a plan to widen Middlefield Road near Oregon Expressway, Palo Alto Planning...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:45 am | 36 comments | 2658 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park credit union robbed

An armed man robbed the Tyco Credit Union at 220 Jefferson Drive in Menlo Park Wednesday at about 3 p.m. and got away with...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Unknown, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 2068 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is the Palo Alto Children's theater lossing it's gem luster?

The children's theater gained it's popularity through the spirit of the children. It was created to support the children...

Original post made by 78sun on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Miss The Old PACT, on Aug 30, 2009 at 8:33 pm | 6 comments | 3235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senate OKs prisoner-release despite DA warning

California's district attorneys are warning that the release of thousands of prisoners under a budget-cutting "reclassification"...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Aug 30, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 7 comments | 2492 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thefts, vandalism cause Midtown Garden closure

The gate has always been unlocked at the Midtown Community Garden for anyone to come and enjoy the ambiance -- a little bit...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Who Cares, on Aug 30, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 12 comments | 2593 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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