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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown hotels look to add five-story 'wing'

The bustling hotel hub next to Palo Alto's downtown transit center may soon become more crowded and luxurious. The owner...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Phil, on May 29, 2011 at 8:11 pm | 7 comments | 2600 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homeless shelters open as cold weather hits

As winter approaches and the weather gets colder, thousands of homeless people will now be able to seek shelter at three...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by wondering and caring, on Nov 27, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 2600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Pink-ribbon sweatshop' sale on Sunday

The NorCal Gals — otherwise known as Gunn High School teachers — are throwing a fundraiser Sunday to sponsor...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto deaths topic of KQED Forum Tuesday

Philippe Rey, executive director of the Palo Alto-based Adolescent Counseling Service, will discuss factors contributing...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by relentlesscactus, on Nov 1, 2009 at 6:14 pm | 12 comments | 2600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Boot Camp in Palo Alto?????

Latest Paly tradition is that seniors have camouflage theme for first day of school to intimidate the rest of the student...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Aug 20, 2012 at 9:18 am | 10 comments | 2600 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One person killed Sunday in multi-car crash

The California Highway Patrol has contacted the driver of a white pickup truck who fled the scene of a fatal crash on U.S....

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by DT, on Jul 9, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 3 comments | 2600 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women advance to NCAA Final Four

==BI NCAA basketball tournament== The Stanford women's basketball team made some program history while advancing to the...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by LONG TIME FAN!!!!!!!!!!, on Mar 29, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 2600 Views

SPORTS

Five local hoop teams advance in NorCal playoffs

This time of the year usually means only one thing, that most of the winter athletes are already busy with their spring sports....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by hoops star, on Mar 13, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 2600 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County elects new board president

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today elected Supervisor Ken Yeager as its new president, replacing Liz Kniss. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Mil, on Jan 13, 2010 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 2600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are PA News Junkies Out of Luck on Labor Day?

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Original post made by News Junky on Sep. 1, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto revamping ambulance-billing system

Palo Alto is revamping its ambulance-billing process after an audit revealed widespread delays and errors in the current...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Feb 6, 2009 at 8:40 am | 8 comments | 2600 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto housing could rebound by end of year

The dizzying days of rapid sales with competing offers, plentiful loan money and no contingencies are long over, but the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Feb 5, 2009 at 9:00 am | 3 comments | 2599 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to clarify rules for unsolicited offers for public land

In Palo Alto's latest effort to address a June 2014 Grand Jury report that slammed the city for lack of transparency on developer...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 24, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 2599 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man hit by car at Page Mill Road in Palo Alto

A 50-year-old man was transported to Stanford Hospital with a head injury after being struck by a vehicle in Palo Alto this...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by O'Rianne, on Jun 24, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 13 comments | 2599 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama backtracking on Iraq

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Original post made by Gary on Jul. 3, 2008
Last comment by nuanced, shmuanced, on Jul 4, 2008 at 3:47 pm | 15 comments | 2599 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama wins what?

Obama wins the Nobel Peace Prize? It would be wonderful if I could think why he won? Yet this seems more like a soccer...

Original post made by Ray Banneke on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 9, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 22 comments | 2599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assembly candidate submits murky donor reports

Dinged in the past for failing to report political contributions, Cupertino Mayor Barry Chang could be facing another set...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Boo, Hiss!, on May 25, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 5 comments | 2599 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tourism plan to appear before council

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Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Yikes, not again, on Oct 7, 2008 at 10:23 am | 11 comments | 2598 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Past STAR test results

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Original post made by Disorganized Mom on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Disorganized Mom, on Aug 12, 2008 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 2598 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Swine Flu Vaccines For Our Students?

Is Skelly going to find a way to offer them at school? Our middle school and high school students can't afford to miss school....

Original post made by Mom on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 19, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 24 comments | 2598 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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