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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Israel & 911

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Original post made by Tej Uberoi on May. 19, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on May 19, 2008 at 4:01 pm | 3 comments | 2601 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Swine flu forces 14 school closures in Bay Area

Reports of probable and confirmed cases of swine flu have closed at least 14 schools across the Bay Area as educators and...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by mm mm mm, on May 5, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 2601 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High turnout expected at 'Citywide Yard Sale'

A record number of participants have registered this year for the biennial citywide yard sale in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Garage Seller, on Mar 28, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 5 comments | 2601 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How can I convince my husband to vote?

His parents came from a different country and don't vote because their country was corrupt. So every election, my husband...

Original post made by American on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 6, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 12 comments | 2601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction workers prevent theft of tools

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Sep 27, 2008 at 1:21 pm | 3 comments | 2601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Take a stroll down Christmas Tree Lane

For more than 60 years, residents on Fulton Street in Palo Alto have decorated their homes for the holidays. Colorful lights...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2008
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 26, 2008 at 4:19 pm | 11 comments | 2601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo College completes undefeated Cal Pac volleyball season; playoffs are next

Sophomore Courtney Calicdan and junior Nicole Yap helped the Menlo College women's volleyball finish the Cal Pac Conference...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Nov 3, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 2601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Newcomer takes funding lead in Assembly race

A venture capitalist from Menlo Park has surged past two political veterans in the race for campaign fundraising, all but...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by PJ, on Feb 3, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 10 comments | 2600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A world without children

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Original post made by Paly mom on Jun. 22, 2008
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Jun 25, 2008 at 8:01 am | 11 comments | 2600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, cops mobilize to guard rail tracks

More than 100 Gunn High School students are mobilizing to patrol rail crossings in Palo Alto after the recent suicides of...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Misha, on Jun 14, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 25 comments | 2600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High library displaying student phography

My high school kid Leo loves photography. Gunn High library is displaying Leo's photography work now. Some of these photos...

Original post made by AJ Chen on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 8, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 2600 Views

SPORTS

Dramatic finish goes against Stanford

Toby Gerhart rewrote the Stanford record books with his four-touchdown performance, but no one bothered to ask him about...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jim Tritt, on Nov 23, 2009 at 3:03 pm | 5 comments | 2600 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Update on Releasing Guantanamo guys here...

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.18e9e5692442aa61d7510553b5ffc14e.e01&show_article=1 Update above on releasing...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 27, 2009 at 6:32 pm | 10 comments | 2600 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State Senate candidates in 30 minutes or less

California State Assemblyman Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) seems like a man who really could tell you his life story in three...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by JoAnn, on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:17 pm | 2 comments | 2600 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

I will vote for Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan

Let me begin by saying that I strongly request the editors to leave this thread open to all responders, anonymous or named,...

Original post made by Jeff on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Sep 29, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 13 comments | 2600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four Women in Palo Alto, 1938

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=10360 posted Wednesday, December 10, 2008,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 12, 2008 at 9:51 am | 5 comments | 2600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around the block

<B><B>SHAKE N' QUAKE ... </B>Palo Alto will host its annual <B>Quakeville</B> event on Saturday, Sept. 21. The annual neighborhoods...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2600 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ponders tougher water-efficiency standards

Seeking to conserve water and comply with a new state law, Palo Alto officials are considering adopting stricter regulations...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Midtowner, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:27 pm | 25 comments | 2599 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Child, teen happiness is topic in essay contest

Hey kids, what makes you happy? Winning essays on that topic will earn the authors $25 gift certificates to Books Inc. and...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Thomas Mallick, on Dec 22, 2010 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 2599 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two men shot Saturday night in East Palo Alto

No arrests have been made in a Saturday night shooting in East Palo Alto that injured two men, an 18-year-old from Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by lms, on Sep 3, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 2599 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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