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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fruit Vendors on the corner

Is it legal for the fruit vendors to sell fruit on the corners of our neighborhoods? I don't like it because it sets a dangerous...

Original post made by Amy on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Heidi, on Jul 1, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 32 comments | 3968 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google - You can trust us with your data

Google's Eric Schmidt: You can trust us with your data. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/google/7864223/Googles-Eric-Schmidt-You-can-trust-us-with-your-data.html Yea...

Original post made by Hostile Data Environment on Jul. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2465 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police ready for 'maximum enforcement' weekend

Bay Area law enforcement agencies will be stepping up their patrols and cracking down on drunk drivers to keep the roadways...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by George K., on Jul 1, 2010 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 2667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modest grant will help us prepare for emergencies

Emergency Preparedness is a key city priority for 2010. On Monday night, the City Council approved $ 20,000 for the Palo...

Original post made by annette on Jun. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ham radio operators to help out on July 4

The Palo Alto Fire Department is calling on ham radio operators to help watch over fire-sensitive areas around the city during...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Bobbie, on Jun 30, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 4 comments | 2518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep

I am looking for a small/alternative public high school option and I wonder what people think of Summit in Redwood City....

Original post made by Suzy on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 30, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 4 comments | 2473 Views

AROUND TOWN

:redux opening reception @ pacific art league friday 2 july

(out of the box) :redux exhibition 2-22 july 2010 opening reception friday 2 july 2010, 5:30-8pm complimenting the...

Original post made by Matthew Bailey Seigel on Jun. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2303 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

most illegal immigrants are drug mules

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer says the reason Arizona needs its strict anti-immigration law is that the majority of illegal...

Original post made by Jan Brewer on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 29, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 25 comments | 2733 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Skyline motorcycle crash kills East Palo Alto man

The victim of a fatal motorcycle crash on southbound state Highway 35, Skyline Boulevard, Saturday afternoon has been identified...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by racer, on Jun 29, 2010 at 8:03 pm | 9 comments | 3828 Views

AROUND TOWN

In the face of crisis why are local governments unwiling to change

For Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton and communities all over California this is the month in which they must adopt a budget...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 37 comments | 3504 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Officials investigate explosion on San Antonio

Cal Fire is continuing to investigate the cause of a kitchen explosion in rural Santa Clara County that sent four people...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by meth lab?, on Jun 29, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 2925 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council set to vote on $139M budget

Palo Alto's proposed budget, which eliminates 96 positions, raises a host of fees and partially shifts the costs of sidewalk...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 21 comments | 2750 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Behind frenemy lines

Architect Edward Durell Stone was a worldwide celebrity when he accepted a commission in 1956 to design the new and ambitious...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Kung Fu Hillbilly, on Jun 29, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 8 comments | 3869 Views

SPORTS

B&B Builders constructs a winning formula in city tourney

It may seem surprising that B&B Builders is the lone unbeaten team left in the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15U City Tournament. After...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jun 29, 2010 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 2658 Views

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 | 3239 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 | 2545 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 | 4157 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 | 2750 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 | 2705 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 | 2213 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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