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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Streets initiative will not impact Alma Plaza

A citizen initiative to create street-width requirements in Palo Alto will not apply to the controversial Alma Plaza development...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 22, 2009 at 11:35 am | 9 comments | 2313 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto junior golfer trails in a top tourney

Defending champion Patrick Grimes of Palo Alto has a lot of ground to make up following the opening round of the Trader Joe's...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 22, 2009 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 2432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wired world

A 72-inch-wide American flag is one of the wall hangings in Pamela Drury Wattenmaker's new exhibition. Among the white stars,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Taylor-Chamberlain, on Jul 22, 2009 at 1:10 am | 1 comment | 3236 Views

RESTAURANTS

Faulty flue caused Zibbibo fire in Palo Alto

A blaze caused by a faulty flue of a kitchen stove hit the Zibbibo Restaurant in downtown Palo Alto shortly before 2 p.m....

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by chris, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 6 comments | 4474 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Meet the Chief' session to be held tonight

Palo Alto Interim Police Chief Dennis Burns is hosting the monthly "Meet the Chief" public meeting today at 7 p.m. The meeting...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:07 pm | 4 comments | 2284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Groceries lie dormant in Palo Alto

Sounds like the NIMBYs are blocking all attempts to bring new grocery stores to Palo Alto. Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_12857702...

Original post made by shopper on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 21, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 12 comments | 2335 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

rash of bicycle thefts in Palo Alto??

Mercury-News says 10 bicycles were stolen in Palo Alto on Monday alone. Is this part of some crime spree? PALO ALTO 1100...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 21, 2009
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View police use Tasers during fight

Mountain View police used their Taser guns on two young women early Saturday morning on Castro Street after officers were...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 21, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 3 comments | 2239 Views

AROUND TOWN

New plan for local compost site wins support

A potential breakthrough plan that would allow continued composting in the Palo Alto baylands while not encroaching on dedicated...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 21, 2009 at 5:03 pm | 20 comments | 3332 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mahjong Monday

Kay Mahon plays Mahjong at Avenidas Monday afternoon. Avenidas hosts a Mahjong community event every Monday from 1 to 4 p.m....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by a Mahjong fan, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 2762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Online editors: Can you send me a copy of the post of mine you deleted so I can learn?

RE: The thread on the passing of Cronkite.."Most trusted man".. You deleted a commment of mine in line with several others...

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jul 21, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 1928 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck and quacks like a duck...

The head of the Communist Party USA loves everything Obama is trying to "change" in this country. Everything. http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2009/07/obama_and_the_cpusa.html...

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 21, 2009 at 2:28 pm | 12 comments | 2113 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Teen depression forum to be held Thursday

A panel of experts will discuss "Breaking the Stigma: Adolescent Depression" Thursday, June 4, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Cubberley...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by nesrray, on Jul 21, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 11 comments | 3817 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Join the Fight to Save Palo Alto Bowl!!

http://www.move.to/savethepaloaltobowl From a June 13th, 2009 report on kcbs.com: "PALO ALTO, Calif. (KCBS/Palo...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Jul 21, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 9 comments | 1840 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto revises business-tax proposal

After years of wrangling, debating and negotiating with the business community, Palo Alto officials are expected to place...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:21 am | 14 comments | 2237 Views

AROUND TOWN

The donut patrol

It seems the smell of donuts still lingers strongly at Alma Plaza long after the plaza's popular Bob's Donuts shop has closed....

Original post made by Tristan on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by VoxPop, on Jul 21, 2009 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 2037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PA Babe Ruth 13s remain alive in NorCal tourney

The Palo Alto 13-year-old Babe Ruth all-stars rebounded from an opening round to loss to advance in the Northern California...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Baseball Parent, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 2333 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supreme Court Nominee Hearings

What a joke. A plague on both the Democratic and Republican houses. An extremely qualified nominee, with a long track...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:44 am | 26 comments | 1867 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Faith groups take up immigration, health issues

Yvette Jimenez-Mota, 17, an American citizen and the daughter of undocumented immigrant parents, says she understands that...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:00 am | 31 comments | 6866 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Explosion??

Did anyone hear an enormous explosion around 11:15 tonight (Sunday night)? Was much louder than any local fireworks I've...

Original post made by susanMD on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:17 am | 3 comments | 2083 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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