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AROUND TOWN

Tense labor talks continue in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's largest labor union continued its tense negotiations with the City of Palo Alto this week, with both sides saying...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by full disclosure, on Sep 19, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 17 comments | 2262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school enrollment climbs 2 percent

Palo Alto school enrollment this fall is 11,680 -- up 2 percent from last year but not as high as expected, the school district...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Sep 19, 2009 at 7:27 am | 11 comments | 3842 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A late-night blunder on Downtown Library

The ill-considered action by the Palo Alto City Council, at about 12:40 a.m. Tuesday, to reverse direction on redesigning...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Charleston neighbor, on Sep 18, 2009 at 7:15 pm | 10 comments | 2030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adobe Meadow / Meadow Park

The Adobe Meadow and Meadow Park neighborhoods, nestled just east of Middlefield Road between East Meadow Drive and Charleston...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by mutti, on Sep 18, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 2212 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Find Water Polluters Near You

Across the nation, the system that Congress created to protect the nation’s waters under the Clean Water Act of 1972...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 18, 2009 at 3:56 pm | 17 comments | 2012 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Good or Bad ? Cutting Down the Cal Ave trees. Not the big picture.

At this time with the Millions of dollars the City of Palo Alto does not have. With staff out of Control mismanageing public...

Original post made by fireman on Sep. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2246 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council kicks back Downtown Library plan

A divided Palo Alto City Council early Tuesday voted to send back key elements of the redesigned Downtown Library for "further...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by larger collection, on Sep 18, 2009 at 1:03 pm | 41 comments | 2936 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bitter fruit: An inside look at street vending

The strawberry vendors stand on street corners throughout Palo Alto, at busy intersections, outside shopping centers and...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Paula, on Sep 18, 2009 at 1:01 pm | 97 comments | 11311 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Disaster aides to practice what they preach

Disaster-response volunteers will be holding an earthquake drill Saturday afternoon in Palo Alto, practicing putting out...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Annette Ashton, on Sep 18, 2009 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 2418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View considers bold new transit system

Someday in Mountain View's not-too-distant future, driverless electric vehicles could whisk passengers between the downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Allen Payton, on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:42 am | 11 comments | 2331 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire alarm and sirens in neighborhood - 9 PM - 9:20 and going

Loud fire alarm, many sirens. What is going on? ...

Original post made by Fred on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by June, on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 2180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto union workers call in sick

About a quarter of the workers represented by Palo Alto's largest labor union called in sick Tuesday in what city leaders...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by City Employee/resident, on Sep 18, 2009 at 12:39 am | 143 comments | 5696 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto students to be honored Friday

Three East Palo Alto teens will be honored at the annual Family Service Winners Breakfast Friday at the Crowne Plaza Cabana...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ada, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 2411 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Room hunting in Palo Alto has shock value, sticker and otherwise

Next to Stanford University, one would think there would be a wide choice of rooms for rent. Not so, especially within biking...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by exaggeration, on Sep 17, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 2 comments | 4659 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police nab former felon with a gun

A Palo Alto police officer's suspicion that a car had falsified registration led to a multi-felony arrest in the baylands...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Thank you, on Sep 17, 2009 at 3:02 pm | 15 comments | 2110 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Child killed by car backing out of driveway

In what appears to be a family tragedy, a 14-month-old child was killed by a vehicle backing out of the driveway of an East...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Doris, on Sep 17, 2009 at 2:48 pm | 7 comments | 2071 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sunset, Coastal Commission to honor 'heroes'

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of California Coastal Cleanup Day, Menlo Park-based Sunset magazine and the California...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 17, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 2156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Juana Briones School names new principal

Matthew Nagle, principal of Blackford Elementary School in San Jose, was named principal of Juana Briones School Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Dick Gould, on Sep 17, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 4 comments | 2641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paper? No thanks.

I will place a large plastic bin in my van and request help to place my unbagged groceries in that bin. The paper bag was...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by who needs paper bags?, on Sep 17, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 2029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Meadow Circle Concept Plan Meeting Wed 16th September

-------- EAST MEADOW CIRCLE CONCEPT PLAN MEETING THIS WEDNESDAY -------------- The third meeting for the East Meadow...

Original post made by Palo Verde Resident on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Palo Verde Resident, on Sep 17, 2009 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1900 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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