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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three stores cited for selling booze to a minor

Three adults at three different stores were cited in Menlo Park last Saturday (May 1) for allegedly selling alcohol to a...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 11, 2010 at 4:00 am | 3 comments | 2100 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PG&E 'power grab' threatens Palo Alto

Palo Alto for more than a century has reaped rewards from its city-owned utilities, chiefly its electric utility. Read...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 11, 2010 at 3:23 am | 7 comments | 2617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Addison Principal to Replace Duveneck Principal

Any feedback on John Lents? Our principal is moving on to become the Director of Elementary Education. Our school was just...

Original post made by Parent on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Why, on May 11, 2010 at 2:20 am | 5 comments | 2134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's budget gap: Enforcing the code

Brian Reynolds' job is on the line. Proposed Palo Alto budget cuts could shrink the city's two-person code-enforcement team...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by JO, on May 10, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 32 comments | 3971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interfaith group seeks better teen 'connections'

Spurred by last year's string of Palo Alto student suicides at the Caltrain tracks, an interfaith group is exploring ways...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 10, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 23 comments | 3733 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men win national volleyball title

Senior setter Kawika Shoji raced toward toward the Stanford cheering section with arms wide as if in disbelief. He had just...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by dk avid vb fan, on May 10, 2010 at 11:37 am | 8 comments | 2664 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pros & Cons Presentations, June Primary Ballot Measures

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 7-9 pm Channing House 850 Webster St. Palo Alto, CA 94301 Pros & Cons June Primary...

Original post made by League of Women Voters on May. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1851 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dreams of Palo Alto

Hi folks, At the risk of sounding sappy, I thought that there may be some folks who feel they have out-of-the-ordinary...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Andrew L. Freedman, on May 10, 2010 at 8:49 am | 2 comments | 1958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Child hit in Terman crosswalk - Arastradero too dangerous!

This morning fire trucks raced by as we were headed to Gunn. All traffic stopped and we could see the flashing lights at...

Original post made by Michele on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by My kids walk and bike to school, on May 9, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 8 comments | 2511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bathroom-remodeling starts fire in Menlo Park home

A husband and wife who recently purchased a house in eastern Menlo Park will be forced to sleep elsewhere for a time following...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by LadyGooGoo, on May 9, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 1974 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Karl Rove says the wingnuts are crazy

Karl Rove films a TV commercial urging everyone to fill out their US Census forms honestly and completely. Story in the...

Original post made by Karl on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by food for thought, on May 9, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 16 comments | 2063 Views

SPORTS

Track and field trio turns in top marks at league championships

The remainder of the high school track and field season will be very interesting indeed for at least three local athletes...

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Evan Smith, on May 9, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 2874 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

9.9% Unemployment now, even with 600,000 Census Temp Workers

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Jobs-up-290000-jobless-rate-apf-560235210.html?x=0&.v=6 Link to AP article above about rising...

Original post made by Learn from Neighbors on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Learn from Neighbors, on May 9, 2010 at 11:34 am | 12 comments | 2195 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

44% Strongly Disapprove of Obama's Job Performance

According to the latest Rasmussen daily Presidential Tracking Poll: http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/obama_administration/daily_presidential_tracking_poll ...

Original post made by Jarred on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by JTF, on May 9, 2010 at 10:48 am | 37 comments | 2688 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama Haters in Palo Alto

Yes neighbors, there are, or were Obama haters right here in Palo Alto today ... and yes, that is our socialist Post Office...

Original post made by Anon. on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 9, 2010 at 10:17 am | 11 comments | 1982 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Union rejects Palo Alto's 'last, best, final' offer

Union negotiators Tuesday afternoon rejected a "last, best and final offer" from Palo Alto city administration during a tense...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by daniel, on May 9, 2010 at 8:34 am | 98 comments | 6184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yes, Stanford men DID win the NCAA volleyball championship

In three thrilling straight sets of brilliant volleyball, Stanford men won the NCAA men's championship today at Maples Pavillion....

Original post made by Bob on May. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1812 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford to build pedigreed concert hall

Designed like an oval ship rising from a sea of glass, the area's newest music venue, Bing Concert Hall, is scheduled for...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Miss Coloratura, on May 8, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 19 comments | 5111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free E-Waste, TODAY, Sat, 5/8, until 3pm

E(lectronic) waste collection : Sat 5/8 from 9am to 3 pm at Ohlone Elementary School front entrance (near the flagpole)....

Original post made by Green Ohlone on May. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2055 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA chief out of running for New Orleans job

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis has been passed over for the New Orleans police superintendent position but remains...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by solve the crime, on May 8, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2451 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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