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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Victor Frost

Victor Frost hopes to expand the city's budget deficit, tackle what he calls Palo Alto's "crackhead" problem and put homeless...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by Array, on Oct 20, 2009 at 4:05 pm | 15 comments | 3021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View Neighborhoods

From an early stagecoach stop and agricultural center, Mountain View has grown since its incorporation in 1902 to a thriving...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Old Timer, on Oct 20, 2009 at 3:03 pm | 4 comments | 2558 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The new face of philanthropy

At age 31, Olana Hirsch Khan already has her own foundation. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=3681...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mom needs PAMF primary care physician recommendations for 16-year-old son w/ ADHD

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Original post made by Mom on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by Gigi, on Oct 20, 2009 at 10:37 am | 8 comments | 7022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reminder for Pranksters

The offense of malicious mischief or vandalism in California is committed when you maliciously deface, damage, or destroy...

Original post made by Reminder on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Another parent, on Oct 20, 2009 at 8:12 am | 5 comments | 1895 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rethink Mandarin. Consider Arabic.

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Original post made by Daisy on Jan. 8, 2007
Last comment by Interested Outside Observer, on Oct 20, 2009 at 8:02 am | 14 comments | 5043 Views

SPORTS

Record setting performance not enough

Andrew Luck threw for 423 yards and three touchdowns, and Toby Gerhart rushed for 123 yards and two touchdowns, yet 584 yards...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by andy, on Oct 19, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 4 comments | 2215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Airport community rejects composting plan

Palo Alto's heated debate over the future of local composting will continue Monday night, when a special task force is scheduled...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Stop killing cows !!!, on Oct 19, 2009 at 7:46 pm | 15 comments | 2732 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man visiting Palo Alto on business goes missing

Police are trying to locate a man who is visiting Palo Alto for business but hasn't reported to work in the past two days. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 19, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 24 comments | 3249 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Teachers' union, district at odds over co-pays

The Palo Alto teachers' union has asked the school board to restore $780,000 worth of health benefits to the school district's...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 19, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 36 comments | 2882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fire alarm today at JLS?

Does anyone know why the fire alarm sounded at JLS this afternoon? It was just after school got out....

Original post made by Another parent on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Duh, on Oct 19, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 2055 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Court bars 87 SEIU city workers from striking

If Palo Alto's largest labor union were to go on strike, 87 workers would be barred from participating, a Superior Court...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by pleb, on Oct 19, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 53 comments | 5555 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A new breed of volunteer

In the wake of an unemployment rate that has risen to 12 percent in Santa Clara County, volunteerism has also increased --...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by erez avraham, on Oct 19, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 3 comments | 3568 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Hazardous' storm moving in on Midpeninsula

Midpeninsula officials and residents are bracing for the first big storm of the season tonight through Wednesday, deemed...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Lisa Maloni, on Oct 19, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 43 comments | 2664 Views

SPORTS

Recreational Tennis?

I'm new in town and have been wanting to take some tennis lessons and perhaps join some group where I can play some recreational,...

Original post made by Tennis? on Oct. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2308 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Raising the blue flag

Palo Alto Mayor Peter Drekmeier (left), helps Debra Van Duynhoven, assistant to city manager for sustainability, and City...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 19, 2009 at 11:57 am | 23 comments | 2369 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Joe the JOKE Smitian, Trees vs Solar Panels Joe. Is steering clear of the Cal Ave tree crime

AKA Nanny Joe. He needs a new more fitting name. Sen Joe "The Joke" Simitian felt that trees are more important than Solar...

Original post made by fireman on Oct. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2124 Views

SPORTS

Stanford flying high after beating the Bruins

If there were any lingering doubts that the Stanford women's soccer team should be ranked first in the nation, they were...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Go, Stanford!!, on Oct 19, 2009 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 2966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary school students put Columbus on trial and sentence him to life in prison

Do people realize that we have gone too far? I was shocked to read about 4th grade students at Fort Cherry Elementary who...

Original post made by Masha on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 35 comments | 1949 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents fight to save sycamores at Paly

A proposal to remove 13 large trees from the Palo Alto High School's sycamore-lined entrance from Churchill Avenue was headed...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Arrbor Day, on Oct 18, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 59 comments | 3521 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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