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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bush Homeland Security Aide Caught On Tape Offering High-Level Access For Donations To Bush Library

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Original post made by Patriot on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 16, 2008 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 2645 Views

AROUND TOWN

Harassed by Homeless

I'm tired of being harassed by the homeless in downtown. I admit some of them are perfectly polite and friendly, but there...

Original post made by Mr. M. on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 29, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 17 comments | 2645 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman killed Thursday had been Stanford prof

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the woman who was struck and killed by a train the morning of Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by not easy, on Aug 30, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 2645 Views

AROUND TOWN

A choristers' piece

When the Bay Choral Guild presents Brahms' "German Requiem" without a symphony orchestra to overpower the quieter movements,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2014
Last comment by Lynn Huidekoper, Chorister, on Nov 22, 2014 at 3:58 am | 1 comment | 2645 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rinc rec swim closed 6/8/08

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Original post made by Jake on Jun. 8, 2008
Last comment by Jake, on Jun 16, 2008 at 5:41 pm | 3 comments | 2644 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Scharff leads the pack in campaign cash

Greg Scharff, a local attorney making his first bid for Palo Alto City Council, is now leading the 14-candidate field in...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Ryan Vertelny, on Nov 8, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 30 comments | 2644 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Car hits pedestrian, causing El Camino traffic jam

A male pedestrian was reportedly hit by a Nissan sedan on El Camino Real shortly after 5 p.m. today (Tuesday) across from...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by so, on Jan 5, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 14 comments | 2644 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 | 2644 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 | 2644 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vehicle struck by express train in Menlo Park

A mother and daughter were transported to a hospital on Friday evening, April 13, after their Saab was struck by an express...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Apr 14, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 2644 Views

SPORTS

Stanford hoops season ends in CBI semifinals

Lawrence Hill's final performance in a Stanford men's basketball uniform was spectacular. His last shot was in desperation...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by me, on Mar 27, 2009 at 6:29 am | 1 comment | 2644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bonuses for 260 city managers

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Original post made by arlo on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by John, on Sep 12, 2008 at 5:58 pm | 8 comments | 2644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outage hits 1,400 Barron Park homes, and Gunn

More than 1,400 utilities customers in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood lost electric power Friday afternoon -- including...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 29, 2010 at 7:49 am | 10 comments | 2644 Views

SPORTS

Paly swimmers and divers score big victories

The Palo Alto swimming and diving team had a busy, and successful, weekend that saw the boys and girls win dual meets on...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 27, 2011 at 10:13 pm | 2 comments | 2643 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace Centre rejection challenged

After being rebuffed by Palo Alto's planning commission last month, a developer is now taking his proposal for a block-wide,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Poor Mr Smailey, on May 19, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 5 comments | 2642 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jack Morton and the City of Palo Alto

Eight years ago I supported Jack Morton's campaign for the City Council. He was saying all the right things about efficiency...

Original post made by David Lieberman on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Former Vice Mayor Palo Alto, on Jan 15, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 5 comments | 2642 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On the verge of collapse?

Despite Caltrain's dire predicament, the passenger rail service is actually one of the best performing of the Bay Area's...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Keep Caltrains, on Feb 16, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 2642 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves staff cuts, fee hikes at animal shelter

Palo Alto's animal shelter may have been saved from the chopping block last month, but the city's cash-strapped animal-services...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by lacye, on Jul 29, 2012 at 7:52 am | 14 comments | 2642 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen arrested in connection with EPA shooting

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Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by Siosi Faupula, on Sep 16, 2008 at 7:16 am | 2 comments | 2642 Views

SPORTS

Venus Williams into third round; Nicole Gibbs ousted

==BI WTA Tour == The Championships at Wimbledon are getting ready to close out the first week of competition and seven Bank...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 1, 2016 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 2642 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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