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Palo Alto slammed for lack of transparency on Arrillaga proposals

Palo Alto officials circumvented the public process and ignored the city's own policies about leasing of public land when...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by ISRAT, on Nov 30, 2014 at 11:02 am | 73 comments | 11728 Views

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Striving for a higher stage

The recently launched local youth stage company, A Theatre Near U, is meant to "introduce kids to a higher level of acting,"...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by A Supporter, on Jun 20, 2014 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 3104 Views

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Palo Alto startup founder takes lessons from tragic accident

Declara's philosophy and mission is deeply rooted in CEO Ramona Pierson's personal wake-up call that a "one size fits all"...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by So right, on Jun 23, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments | 6403 Views

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Memorial for Menlo Park couple killed by drunken driver

These ceramic gardenias are a memorial to Balbir and Kamal Kaur Singh, who were killed Oct. 24, 2013, by a drunken driver...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Raymond, on Jun 23, 2014 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 2880 Views

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Page Mill Road YMCA to close Oct. 1

The Page Mill Road YMCA in Palo Alto is closing this fall when its 10-year lease is up, Chief Operations Officer Elizabeth...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by YOU STOLE OUR MONEY, on Jul 16, 2014 at 3:46 pm | 162 comments | 15450 Views

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Palo Alto to remove five trees as part of California Avenue project

The City of Palo Alto Tuesday posted 14-day notices on five trees along California Avenue that will be removed as part of...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jul 4, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 34 comments | 6069 Views

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Palo Alto to seek public opinion, engagement on parks

The "intercept event" – a new tactic to elicit public opinion – is coming soon to Palo Alto. Eager for residents'...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 27, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 24 comments | 6750 Views

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Charges filed against teen after string of attacks

A Palo Alto teen who went on a naked rampage has been charged with felony assault, battery on a police officer, trespassing...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Jun 26, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 9 comments | 5043 Views

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Update: MV man in FBI custody after skipping court date in MyRedBook case

The FBI has located the Mountain View man one of the alleged proprietors of a sex listings website who missed his scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2014
Last comment by all about taxes, on Jul 30, 2014 at 2:05 am | 6 comments | 4156 Views

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East Palo Alto prisoner reentry program at risk of closure

A landmark East Palo Alto prisoner reentry program that has kept more than 100 people from recommitting crimes is in danger...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
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East Palo Alto's free shuttle to change routes July 1

Starting July 1, East Palo Altans on the west side of the city will gain a free shuttle route while those on the east side...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Jul 1, 2014 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 2729 Views

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Palo Alto police search for six-figure Bentley

Police are looking for a blue 2013 two-door Bentley Continental GT convertible -- which has a manufacturer's suggested retail...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Richard , on Jul 2, 2014 at 10:22 pm | 19 comments | 8842 Views

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Top debater from Paly wins many arguments, but not all

This spring, experienced debater Travis Chen concluded his high school career as a national quarterfinalist in the Lincoln-Douglas...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Member, on Jul 2, 2014 at 11:04 am | 5 comments | 4677 Views

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Palo Alto Fire Department unveils new ladder truck

Dozens of firefighters and community members gathered outside of Palo Alto City Hall on Monday afternoon to welcome the fire...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jul 2, 2014 at 3:00 pm | 6 comments | 5021 Views

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East Palo Alto prisoner reentry center saved through September

East Palo Alto's landmark prisoner reentry program received financial backing from the City Council on Tuesday night to stay...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Nieghbor, on Jul 2, 2014 at 11:43 pm | 3 comments | 3541 Views

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A guide to the Fourth

Those hankering for a hunk of watermelon, piping hot chili or a dazzling fireworks finale need wait no longer. The Peninsula...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ectoplosive, on Jul 4, 2014 at 6:42 pm | 13 comments | 12096 Views

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July Fourth chili competition to heat up Mitchell Park

On a summer afternoon calling for lemonade and Popsicles, Palo Alto's avid chili chefs will fire up their stoves, hover over...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by MR, on Jul 9, 2014 at 6:32 pm | 23 comments | 7013 Views

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At 99 years old, Palo Altan recalls a ship's sinking

Seventy-two years after a Japanese ship fired 8-inch shells into the USS Houston, Palo Alto resident Ned Gallagher still...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Jul 7, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 6993 Views

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DUI crack-down set for Fourth of July weekend

Santa Clara County's Avoid the 13 DUI Task Force and the California Highway Patrol announced plans to crack down on drunken...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by safety first, on Jul 5, 2014 at 7:33 pm | 2 comments | 2019 Views

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Shop Talk: Ninth Starbucks opens, boutiques shuffle

This week's Shop Talk is a highly caffeinated one. The ninth Starbucks is opening in Palo Alto and a new tea shop, David's...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jul 8, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 12 comments | 27674 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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