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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Airport reps, public discuss February crash

Palo Alto Airport representatives met with community members Tuesday morning in an effort to improve communication between...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Anna, on Mar 15, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 84 comments | 2817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple vs. Google

There was a 4 page article in the New York Times last week about Palo Alto's most famous resident and his war with that company...

Original post made by Steve on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 15, 2010 at 3:12 am | 1 comment | 2107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zibbibo fire-suppression system failed

The Zibbibo Restaurant fire Saturday afternoon was caused by a cooking fire that got out of hand and flared into a hood and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by ansul fire system, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:43 pm | 9 comments | 2544 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Informational meeting Monday on Google plan

An informational meeting has been set for 6 p.m. Monday on how residents and businesses can support Palo Alto's application...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Charlie, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:31 pm | 6 comments | 2163 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City asks Dr. Phil Show to not focus on Palo Alto

Palo Alto city officials, including City Manager James Keene, have appealed to a senior producer at the Dr. Phil national...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by fjamesc, on Mar 14, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 87 comments | 3904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Varian hydrogen leak poses little danger to homes

A whitish-vapor hydrogen leak from a storage tank at Varian Associates this morning is dissipating quickly and posing little...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by pop, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 1763 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, farmers market at Lytton Plaza

The Palo Alto City Council will hold a joint study session with the Planning and Transportation Commission. The council also...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 14, 2010 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 1714 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ploy nets burglary suspects in Portola Valley

Alert observation followed by a little deception -- it was all in a day's work for sheriff's deputies patrolling the Westridge...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Deal Big, on Mar 14, 2010 at 10:13 am | 4 comments | 2351 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Save Our State

California is being ruined by gridlock and dysfunction. Fortunately, there is a simple legislative fix: the California Democracy...

Original post made by SOS on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 14, 2010 at 6:03 am | 7 comments | 2067 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Angel Delgadillo recalled as a 'sweetheart' by friends

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Original post made on Mar. 22, 2008
Last comment by melissa, on Mar 13, 2010 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 4003 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Priced out of the market /Fresh fruit market feels the squeeze

On weekend mornings throughout the Midpeninsula, fruit and vegetable vendors call out from stalls brimming with small mountains...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by concerned resident, on Mar 13, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 8 comments | 3952 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Happy International Women's Day!

Today is a big event in some countries. Why does it get so little attention in the USA? International Women's Day got...

Original post made by Joan on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 13, 2010 at 9:46 am | 4 comments | 1697 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Economy creates wealth of qualified census takers

The U.S. Census-taker who knocks on the door this spring just might have an M.B.A., or even a Ph.D. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by no Census beyond "how many citizens in your house?", on Mar 13, 2010 at 5:21 am | 4 comments | 2784 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

rape on Waverley Street on March 8?

The city police log says a rape occurred on Waverley Street on March 8. Does anyone know what part of town this was in (Waverley...

Original post made by Sarah on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Info, on Mar 12, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 2428 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Local take-home lessons from a rocking, rolling Chilean bus ride

As I looked out from the relative safety and luxury of our hotel room at the Grand Hyatt in Santiago, Chile, I started reflecting...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Link to photos after the quake, on Mar 12, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 2 comments | 2757 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's hoops will have two players of the year

It has been a big basketball week for the Ogwumike family of Cypress, Texas. On Wednesday, Cy-Fair High senior Chiney Ogwumike...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Women's BBall Fan, on Mar 12, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 2610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mistaken Identity: misattributed works Choral Concert

Mistaken Identity: misattributed works Soli Deo Gloria with Orchestra Gloria performs a concert of Baroque choral music...

Original post made by Julia Kramer on Mar. 12, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2201 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City View

City Council (March 8) Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12590 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by What about PTC, on Mar 12, 2010 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 2435 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Phil Lacy's gold chain was his 'pride and joy'

Homicide victim Philip Lacy was enamored of the long, gold chain and heavy diamond-encrusted crucifix that played a central...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 12, 2010 at 2:15 am | 9 comments | 2879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Right turns - how come so many drivers do not know this?

Cars turning right need to pull into the bike lane when the lines break, not turn right when they are at the corner. This...

Original post made by Driver on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 12, 2010 at 12:10 am | 32 comments | 2703 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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