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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Online 'e-personation' could bring fines, jail time

Claiming to be someone whom you're not on the Internet could get you thrown in jail or subject to a fine or a lawsuit, if...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 19, 2010 at 10:52 am | 15 comments | 2671 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo calls for national first-responder network

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, took the anniversary of Sept. 11 to call for enactment of a nationwide interoperable communication...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 13, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 19 comments | 2671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The economics of downtown parking

A Planning and Community Environment Department study that will be reviewed by the City Council Sept. 12 shows that despite...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by chris, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 7 comments | 2671 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cautionary tale on LED rebate

I rushed recently to buy ten LED lights to take advantage of the COPA Utility rebate. I bought four different kinds at Home...

Original post made by JimFruchterman on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by andy kau, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 2670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>THE COMMISSION OMISSION ... </B>Commission appointments are typically a humdrum topic in Palo Alto, but last week the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2014
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Dec 1, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 2670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'No contest' plea in East Palo Alto spree

A 23-year-old man who was involved in three armed robberies in East Palo Alto that ended with a car crashing into a building...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Gethin, on Feb 16, 2017 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 2670 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys shock Menlo to reach lacrosse title match

It will be a tripleheader of lacrosse championships matches on Saturday at Palo Alto High. Appropriately enough, the host...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 18, 2010 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 2670 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A shocking video of Iraq

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Original post made by Jill Thompson on Mar. 12, 2008
Last comment by perspective, on Mar 13, 2008 at 12:14 pm | 14 comments | 2670 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama faces an uphill battle to win over Florida's Jews

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Original post made by jr on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Carol Mullen, on May 21, 2008 at 9:41 pm | 4 comments | 2670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Intersections on Loma Verde are loose gravel pits

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Original post made by Loma Verde Driver on Aug. 23, 2008
Last comment by g, on Aug 28, 2008 at 7:52 am | 7 comments | 2670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark-ing their territory

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and 160 fellow Facebook employees ran a half marathon through Palo Alto and Menlo Park for charity...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jul 7, 2012 at 9:41 pm | 8 comments | 2670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown residents make connections count

When Cynthia Tham picked up her daughter from El Carmelo Elementary School on a recent weekday afternoon, her return home...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to amp up recruitment for commissions

Serving on a citizen commission in Palo Alto may look to an outsider like a thankless labor of love, full of wonky public...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 12, 2013 at 8:20 am | 23 comments | 2669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study Suggests 86 Percent Of Americans Could Be Overweight Or Obese By 2030

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Original post made by sue on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by bike, on Aug 1, 2008 at 10:38 am | 18 comments | 2669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Singapore Math

For parents and teachers who know, how do you think Palo Alto's "Everyday Math" compare to "Singapore Math" which is described...

Original post made by Mom on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by 'Nuff Said, on Oct 1, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 3 comments | 2669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly 2011 Lacrosse Player Dies of Meningitis

ST. LOUIS—A college student in St. Louis has died after contracting bacterial meningitis. Washington University undergraduate...

Original post made by Saddened on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on May 10, 2012 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 2669 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto toddler accidentally shot dead

A 2-year-old boy is dead after an accidental shooting by a 12-year-old family member in an East Palo Alto home Thursday night,...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by OhPuleez!, on Jan 11, 2009 at 1:50 am | 17 comments | 2669 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View bank robbed by man with note

Mountain View Police are looking for a man in his 50s who robbed the Heritage Bank of Commerce on El Camino Real near Grant...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by profiler, on Jun 12, 2010 at 8:48 am | 3 comments | 2669 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thanks, Steves

A few years ago, two young men carefully toggled a program into a little box of components - as they finished up someone...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 22, 2008 at 11:32 pm | 6 comments | 2669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Fire Chief Marinaro to retire in June

Nick Marinaro, Palo Alto's soft-spoken fire chief since late 2004, announced Thursday that he will retire June 29 after 37...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by midtown 50 years, on Apr 19, 2010 at 10:50 am | 22 comments | 2669 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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