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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Study: Traffic problems would be unavoidable

The costs of Stanford University Medical Center's hospital expansion will greatly exceed the $3 billion Stanford is sinking...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cancer Nurse, on Jun 29, 2010 at 10:50 am | 2 comments | 3218 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around the block

FOR SHUTTER BUGS ... Take a look at Palo Alto Online's new Photo Gallery. The gallery allows people to upload their pictures,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 28, 2010 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 2538 Views

BOOKS

Residents could get $20,000 for disaster prep

A neighborhoods group is poised to assume a greater role in the City of Palo Alto's disaster planning and could receive a...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Jun 28, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 3 comments | 4142 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Arne Duncan tells Foothill grads 'to be shape-shifters'

Foothill College graduates will need to be "shape shifters" to thrive in the global economy of the 21st century, U.S. Secretary...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by GeorgeOrwell, on Jun 28, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 2719 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two good Han's lift PA National to victory

11-12 District 52 tournament There are two big reasons that Palo Alto National may be poised to break Hillsborough's grip...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by xiang chen, on Jun 28, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 2687 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police hit snag in Lewis homicide investigation

San Mateo police investigators are running out of fresh information to identify the killer or killers of East Palo Alto community...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by ..A Widow in waiting.., on Jun 28, 2010 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 2204 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Burns pegged to lead Palo Alto Fire Department

Palo Alto Police Chief Dennis Burns will take over the top job in the city's Fire Department while the city looks for a permanent...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by A Grateful Palo Alto Resident, on Jun 28, 2010 at 10:58 am | 24 comments | 4221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Russian president rolls through California Avenue

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's visit to Silicon Valley today (June 23) had business owners and customers along Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jun 27, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 8 comments | 4193 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Letters

Ike got it right Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13136 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 26, 2010 at 6:46 am | 3 comments | 2698 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Achievement gap' should be narrower by 2013

African-American and Hispanic students in the Palo Alto school district, who currently lag their peers in academic achievement,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Gunnhsstudent, on Jun 26, 2010 at 3:13 am | 17 comments | 2479 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'HARD CHOICES': A Palo Alto budgeting tool

In the interest of engaging Palo Alto residents in the budget crisis facing the city, Palo Alto Online has posted an interactive...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Patrick Jimenez, on Jun 25, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 29 comments | 5207 Views

SPORTS

It was a unique year of success for local high school teams

The year starts the same for everyone. It's a clean slate. Previous seasons don't count, nor do past victories or defeats....

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Missed some, on Jun 25, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 2296 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn students offer inspiring stories online

In the wake of four devastating student suicides, students at Gunn High School are finding their spirits lifted by a little...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Jun 25, 2010 at 1:25 pm | 17 comments | 3296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Weekly chosen as best in Bay Area

The Palo Alto Weekly garnered the top award for non-daily newspapers in the 33rd annual Greater Bay Area Journalism competition,...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by Bruce, on Jun 25, 2010 at 9:35 am | 6 comments | 2795 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Junipero Serra Boulevard to get safety upgrade

A busy stretch of road in the Stanford foothills where 90 percent of drivers violate the speed limit will get $1.5 million...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 25, 2010 at 8:34 am | 10 comments | 2466 Views

SPORTS

Mike's Cafe wins Menlo Park Little League title

Jackson Salabert's run-scoring single in the bottom of the fifth inning held up for the deciding tally as Mike's Café posted...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by jh, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:47 am | 1 comment | 2256 Views

SPORTS

Eric Byrnes is still having some fun swinging the bat

Eric Byrnes walked away from baseball, but not the game. While the Portola Valley resident no longer plays Major League Baseball,...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by j, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:42 am | 4 comments | 2446 Views

SPORTS

Stanford athletic department reaches new heights

The Stanford Athletic Department may be accused of pouring it on in the race for the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup this...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Chanh, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:14 am | 2 comments | 2821 Views

AROUND TOWN

Davis narrowly misses Seattle police chief job

East Palo Alto police Chief Ronald Davis has narrowly missed being nominated for Seattle, Wash., chief of police, Seattle's...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:07 am | 4 comments | 2255 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What happened in City Hall Garage tonight?

Any one know what happened in the City Hall parking garage tonight? There were several police cars and multiple officers....

Original post made by resident on Jun. 24, 2010
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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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