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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Palo Alto gets new postmaster

Palo Alto will swear in a new postmaster on Friday, Aug. 19, after a 14-month absence, the United States Postal Service has...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Concern Neighbor, on Aug 18, 2016 at 6:54 am | 8 comments | 2620 Views

AROUND TOWN

Starbucks Coffee & Krispy Kreme Donuts Free Today

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Original post made by Voter on Nov. 4, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2620 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

32 million surplus in P.A. Utilities

This Monday the City Council had as a topic what they should do with the 32 million surplus that the Utilities realized they...

Original post made by city coucnil got it wrong! on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by city council got it wrong!, on Jan 16, 2009 at 11:33 am | 10 comments | 2619 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Second fire burns near Paly in six weeks

A Monday evening fire near Palo Alto High School burned in an area where the school district stores its buses. It was the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 12, 2012 at 5:58 am | 5 comments | 2619 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man gets 45 years in sex case

An "unrepentant" East Palo Alto man was sentenced last Friday to 45 years to life in prison by a San Mateo County Superior...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by im da mother of this little gurl :.(, on Jun 19, 2011 at 8:05 pm | 3 comments | 2619 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt under way in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police are searching on foot and by helicopter for a man who crashed a stolen vehicle into a patrol car during...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by huh?, on Nov 1, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 2619 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto all alone in first after impressive 42-0 victory

Friday's prep football This has been a season of firsts for the Palo Alto football team, which finds itself alone in first...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by ltk, on Oct 19, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 7 comments | 2619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto pays $400K in bike-crash settlement

Palo Alto will pay $400,000 to settle a claim from a 57-year-old woman who suffered brain injuries after being thrown from...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 20, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 15 comments | 2619 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Toward a mea culpa

It has taken two Palo Alto Board of Education elections and the replacement of four out of five trustees, a new Superintendent...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by TIMOTHY, on Jan 27, 2017 at 5:11 pm | 5 comments | 2618 Views

SPORTS

It's time for Stanford football to go bowling

==B Cardinal fourth in AP, BCS polls == Stanford beat Notre Dame, 28-14, in a nonconference football game on Saturday...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by Paye Pal, on Nov 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | 2 comments | 2618 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Shocking Sarah's days are numbered"

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Original post made by Bookies Know Best! on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 2, 2008 at 7:41 pm | 21 comments | 2618 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford professor to work for President Obama

Stanford University political science Professor Michael McFaul has been named by President Barack Obama to be his special...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 25, 2009 at 6:34 am | 21 comments | 2618 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area rain predicted for Thursday, Friday

Officials with the National Weather Service are predicting rain toward the end of the week in the Bay Area. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by AuggiesMan, on Oct 11, 2016 at 11:58 am | 4 comments | 2618 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Some city leaders denounce chief's comments

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Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by sid, on Nov 7, 2008 at 10:11 pm | 9 comments | 2617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton High School Academy Program Searching for Mentors

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Original post made by Kelly Todd on Oct. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PA Babe Ruth 15s look like all-stars once again

The Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars took their first step toward a possible return to the World Series by blasting...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Kelly, on Jul 6, 2009 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 2617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto voters switch city elections to even years

Palo Alto's century-old tradition of holding city elections on odd years came to an end Tuesday when voters approved Measure...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Boy Scouts want change in sexual-orientation policy

The national Boy Scouts of America policy prohibiting homosexual people from becoming members or leaders is out of touch,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Tony Porterfield, on Mar 30, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 13 comments | 2617 Views

AROUND TOWN

CalPERS ordered to release Page Mill documents

CalPERS must release an eight-inch stack of documents relating to its doomed investment in East Palo Alto apartment complexes...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Larry Smith, on Sep 16, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 8 comments | 2617 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man versus squirrel

Throughout Palo Alto neighborhoods, produce pilferers are sneaking with increasing frequency, residents are reporting. Private...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 24, 2010 at 6:39 am | 8 comments | 2617 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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