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PALO ALTO ISSUES

New hotel to rise over the Baylands

Palo Alto's newest hotel will soon overlook the city's pristine Baylands after the City Council quickly and enthusiastically...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 15, 2010 at 10:40 am | 30 comments | 3605 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HP accused of massive bribery scheme when Carly was CEO

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14885264 Carly is denying any involvement, meaning that she...

Original post made by HP on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by get real, on Apr 15, 2010 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 2043 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest man for attempted cop shooting

A man suspected of firing a gun at two police officers during a traffic stop in East Palo Alto Tuesday was arrested early...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Rob707, on Apr 15, 2010 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1908 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt on for suspect in East Palo Alto attempted cop shooting

East Palo Alto Police have identified a man in Tuesday's shooting at two police officers. An arrest warrant was issued for...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2388 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

US researchers postulate Israeli tactical nuclear strike on Iran

"If Israel goes ahead with this attack, using a refueling base set up in the Saudi desert without Saudi knowledge, Washington...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by History tells us what will happen next, on Apr 15, 2010 at 4:35 am | 41 comments | 4829 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail report shows a tunnel cheaper than a trench

If high-speed rail ends up running through a covered trench in Palo Alto, it won't be easy or cheap, new California High-Speed...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by Frequent Flier, on Apr 14, 2010 at 11:12 pm | 22 comments | 3993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walgreens rises from the ashes

Walgreens re-opened its store on University Avenue at Bryant Street this morning after re-building from the ashes of a July...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by George, on Apr 14, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 11 comments | 3016 Views

AROUND TOWN

A bookstore becomes a stage and gallery

For 22 years, Know Knew Books on Palo Alto's California Avenue has been stuffed with used books of all shapes and sizes,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by A shout out to the community!, on Apr 14, 2010 at 9:45 pm | 8 comments | 4353 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLACES IN PALO ALTO I REMEMBER,CUBBERLEY COUGARS CLASS OF 1972

PEERS DAIRY ON CLARA,DE ANZA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL( MEET YOU ON THE HILL),PENINSULA CREAMERY, DONUT SHOP ON CALIFORNIA STREET,MOTOR...

Original post made by STEPHEN WARD on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Apr 14, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 2 comments | 1875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: The good news bears

A few weeks ago, happenstance led a pair of neighbors in Los Altos to discover the shared origins of two household knickknacks...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Richard Placone, on Apr 14, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 6 comments | 2315 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto cop shot at during traffic stop

A suspect shot at a police officer during a traffic stop in East Palo Alto this morning, but no one was injured, a police...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 14, 2010 at 5:04 pm | 9 comments | 2472 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents divided over eucalyptus removal

Still stung by the wholesale removal of 63 trees on California Avenue last fall, some Crescent Park residents are saying...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Jenny, on Apr 14, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 23 comments | 2810 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Leader cities

http://enr.construction.com/yb/enr/article.aspx?story_id=143599360 Another forward looking city pays the price of pioneering. I...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 14, 2010 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 1939 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls run to a record at Arcadia Invitational

Despite the on and off rain during the weekend, local athletes and teams fared very well (for the most part) at various events...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Evan Smith, on Apr 14, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 2 comments | 2712 Views

SPORTS

Annual Stanford spring football game in San Francisco on Saturday

Stanford will wrap up its spring football practice season with its annual Cardinal and White game on Saturday at historic...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Em, on Apr 14, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 2778 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Jose Bike Party coming to Palo Alto

Anyone who didn't see the sea of bikes pass through south Palo Alto last September will have another chance. The San Jose...

Original post made by qq on Apr. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2132 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Liz Kniss witnesses health care bill signing

Liz Kniss, a Santa Clara County supervisor who was invited to Washington, D.C., for the signing of President Obama's health...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Fewer Hospitals, Fewer Docs, on Apr 14, 2010 at 6:06 am | 81 comments | 4121 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Congressional Budget Office reports that US debt will rise to 90% of GDP

President Obama's fiscal 2011 budget will generate nearly $10 trillion in cumulative budget deficits over the next 10 years,...

Original post made by It just keeps getting better on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 14, 2010 at 5:54 am | 18 comments | 2069 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why Is Crime Ignored in Palo Alto?

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Original post made by Jay on Jan. 18, 2007
Last comment by member, on Apr 13, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 19 comments | 6905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PASA swims off with title at Far Western Short Course meet

Alex Liang is on spring break this week along with his classmates at Duveneck School in Palo Alto, where he is a fifth-grader....

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Swimmer, on Apr 13, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 5227 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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