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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail Authority: No trains on berms in Palo Alto

Should high-speed rail come to Palo Alto, it will not sit atop a massive Berlin Wall, as some rail opponents have feared....

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Michael Tompert, on Apr 20, 2010 at 7:27 pm | 57 comments | 3736 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hyatt Classic hit with likely norovirus outbreak

Several residents in the assisted living section of Palo Alto's Classic Residence by Hyatt were placed in isolation over...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Spuhler, on Apr 20, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 2489 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NY Times: Report Finds Corruption in N.Y. Theater Group

Just as we have PA Children's Theater, New York State has the New York State Theater Institute. Aside from the interesting...

Original post made by Me Too on Apr. 20, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2004 Views

SPORTS

Boston Marathon is fastest ever with help from ex-Stanford standout Ryan Hall

Former Stanford All-American Ryan Hall helped make the 114th running of the Boston Marathon the fastest ever on Monday. While...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Joel, on Apr 20, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2642 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford, Packard nurses reject 'final' contract

Nurses at Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals have soundly rejected a contract the hospitals have called their...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 20, 2010 at 11:50 am | 53 comments | 3525 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stalled car on tracks delays Caltrain this morning

Caltrain trains are running behind schedule this morning after a vehicle was stalled on tracks in Palo Alto, according to...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by who?, on Apr 20, 2010 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 2556 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Council Votes to Fight Firefighters Union Petition

The Palo Alto City Council voted 7 - 2 Monday night "Requesting that the City Council Recommend to the Voters of Palo Alto...

Original post made by Bob on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Hmm, on Apr 20, 2010 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 2009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green issues take spotlight in Palo Alto Monday

Palo Alto's green goals and achievements will be prominently on display Monday night when the City Council is scheduled to...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 20, 2010 at 9:02 am | 6 comments | 1888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclists to pack Palo Alto streets tonight

Hundreds of uniformed bicyclists are expected to pedal through Palo Alto this evening as part of an event organized by the...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by slammin211s`, on Apr 19, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 30 comments | 2985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly wins 'General Excellence' among 7 firsts

The Palo Alto Weekly picked up seven first-place awards, including the coveted "General Excellence" award, Friday evening...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by Carol H., on Apr 19, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 7 comments | 3149 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Topic locked

Why was this topic locked: http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=11331 Seems to me, you are letting...

Original post made by The Real Sharon on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Apr 19, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 2278 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Home-invasion robbery on Amherst Avenue

A 30-year-old woman was rudely awakened, bound and blindfolded at 3:30 a.m. Sunday in her home in the 2000 block of Amherst...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Baldy in a Caddy, on Apr 19, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 15 comments | 2549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Fire Chief Marinaro to retire in June

Nick Marinaro, Palo Alto's soft-spoken fire chief since late 2004, announced Thursday that he will retire June 29 after 37...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by midtown 50 years, on Apr 19, 2010 at 10:50 am | 22 comments | 2675 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Israel hates Steve Jobs

Apple iPads are banned in Israel. At least 10 iPads have already been confiscated from Americans at Ben-Gurion International...

Original post made by Steve on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Apr 19, 2010 at 10:04 am | 16 comments | 3722 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Largest-ever bulimia study seeks participants

The largest study in the nation of adolescents with bulimia nervosa is seeking volunteers at Stanford. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by debnorth, on Apr 18, 2010 at 10:53 pm | 4 comments | 2626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

LET THERE BE LED LIGHT ... Palo Altans may soon see their city in a new light — a whitish hue, to be exact. The city is...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Well,..., on Apr 18, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 5 comments | 2486 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Riding Palo Alto's clean-tech revolution

Energy efficiency is steadily emerging as one of the hottest sub-sectors in the expanding world of green technology. While...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Apr 18, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 3 comments | 24927 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Sky is Falling AGAIN!!! This time, in the financial market!!!

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20100417/D9F4QH4O0.html Quick, we have to give more power to the Feds over us to "protect"...

Original post made by The Sky is Falling! on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by The Sky is Falling!, on Apr 18, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 2071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Script keeps 'Mockingbird' from singing

"To Kill A Mockingbird," Harper Lee's only novel, is arguably one of the most important works of American literature to come...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 18, 2010 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 2419 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit: Third of Palo Alto's city cars underused

Palo Alto officials have halted the city's vehicle-replacement program after an audit found that more than a third of the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by musical, on Apr 18, 2010 at 1:46 am | 24 comments | 2608 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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