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AROUND TOWN

Today's events (Dec. 26)

[http://www.menlohub.com/events.html Music: Jazz jam session] Jazz pianist Neil Adler "and friends" host a musical jam session...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 26, 2012 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 2547 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

$52 million for BMR housing in Palo Alto

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Original post made by common sense on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by Southie, on Sep 4, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 5 comments | 2546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three Palo Alto division managers to retire

Three of the four division managers in the city's large Community Services Department will retire this fall in a sweeping...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Lynn Krug, on Aug 24, 2009 at 6:51 pm | 21 comments | 2546 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain to back Meg Whitman for California governor

The stage at an Orange County rally where she is scheduled to appear Friday has been draped with oversized banners with...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 1, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 18 comments | 2546 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Baby Bullet trains on Caltrain chopping block

Caltrain's Baby Bullet trains, which have been credited with boosting Caltrain's ridership since 2005, could stop running...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Happy Rider, on Apr 8, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 6 comments | 2546 Views

AROUND TOWN

280 this afternoon?

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Original post made by Beth on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by RC, on Aug 26, 2008 at 10:19 pm | 3 comments | 2546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Edgewood Plaza seeks planned-community zone

Plans to rebuild the historic Edgewood Plaza shopping center, developed by Joseph Eichler in the 1950s, and add 10 homes...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Traffic?, on Aug 31, 2010 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 2546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Page Mill hotel plans to be unveiled tonight

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Original post made on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by No hotel shortage, on Oct 16, 2008 at 6:59 pm | 4 comments | 2545 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial of doctor for illegal prescription delayed

A trial in San Mateo County Superior Court for a Colorado doctor accused of illegally prescribing anti-depressant pills to...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Clotho, on Jan 14, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 2545 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men invade Menlo Park home

Two men armed with handguns invaded a home Saturday morning (July 31) in the 1200 block of San Mateo Drive in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 3, 2010 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 2545 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Animal-hoarding case resolved by plea bargain

Ana Ramos and Jose Rubio won't be able to keep any animals in their trailer home in Palo Alto for three years, according...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 9, 2010 at 12:29 am | 7 comments | 2545 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja's Zelinger a state winner in Heisman contest

When the application for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award became available earlier this school year, Castilleja senior...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by suepprsue, on Nov 22, 2009 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 2545 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Riley to play for New Zealand against Team USA

Stanford grad Ali Riley was one of 20 players named to the New Zealand women's national soccer team that will compete in...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Football Fern Fan, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 2545 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

XP Vehicles Inflatable Electric Car

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Original post made by Mike on Jun. 5, 2008
Last comment by RS, on Jun 5, 2008 at 10:59 pm | 4 comments | 2545 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain's Military Record Questioned

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Original post made by Very Interesting on Oct. 12, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 14, 2008 at 10:12 pm | 32 comments | 2545 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bullying in middle schools discussed tonight

Palo Alto parents and educators will have a chance to learn more about the issue of bullying in middle schools at a free...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Apr 9, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 8 comments | 2545 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woodside OKs Jobs-Smythe contract on house

Woodside's Town Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night for a resolution that approves a contract between Apple co-founder Steve...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jul 18, 2009 at 7:42 am | 3 comments | 2545 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA scientist flooded with doomsday questions

On his Web page, "Ask an Astrobiologist," local NASA scientist David Morrison has received more than 5,000 questions about...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 23, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 2545 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Season's first Spare the Air Day called for Tuesday

As a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 28, 2015 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 2545 Views

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Real Estate Matters

Technology has really changed real estate. Back in the day, agents had phonebook-sized Multiple-Listing-Service (MLS) publications...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Leslie, on May 12, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 2545 Views
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Affordable Housing: Complexities
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Common Application's 2017-2018 Essay Prompts
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The Call for Couples or Marriage Counseling? Communication
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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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