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AROUND TOWN

huge expansion proposed for San Antonio Shopping Center

NIMBYs keep killing new retail projects inside Palo Alto, but our neighbors to the south are more enthusiastic. Story in...

Original post made by shopper on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 19, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 17 comments | 2507 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA: General Services Administration should decide fate of Hangar One

Derailing restoration plans for Hangar One and causing anxiety over Moffett Field's future, the head of NASA wants to assign...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Blowing-In-The-Wind, on May 14, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 13 comments | 2507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fatal shooting in East Palo Alto Sunday night

A 21-year-old man was fatally shot in Palo Alto Sunday night, but police have no leads in the case, authorities said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by young chiwis frum RICH-CITY, on Dec 10, 2009 at 7:49 pm | 18 comments | 2506 Views

SPORTS

PA Babe Ruth 14s fall in NorCal title game

Following a tremendous four-game winning streak to reach the Northern California State Tournament championship, the Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by me, on Jul 9, 2010 at 12:36 am | 6 comments | 2506 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police release sketch of suspect in attempted abduction of boy

Palo Alto police have released a sketch of a woman who attempted to abduct an 11-year-old boy outside a karate studio on...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 30, 2008 at 3:17 pm | 5 comments | 2505 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View police investigate shooting deaths

Police in Mountain View are investigating the shooting deaths of two people whose bodies were found inside a dry-cleaning...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by mn, on May 14, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 1 comment | 2505 Views

SPORTS

Fundraiser on Sunday at Stanford for injured water polo player

Aside from the college women's season, water polo is taking a break until the summer season. However, that won't stop hundreds...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Colette, on Feb 11, 2011 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 2505 Views

SPORTS

SHP's Howe swims well at Arena GP meet

Sacred Heart Prep junior Ally Howe went from being a big fish in a small pond to quite the opposite, yet held her own during...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Trish, on Apr 16, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 2505 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Al-Qaeda Websites Endorse McCain

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Original post made by Al-Qaeda for McCain on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by Hem, on Oct 22, 2008 at 2:26 pm | 4 comments | 2505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hello Chrysler bye bye Tesla

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Original post made by Larry Electron on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 24, 2008 at 5:38 pm | 8 comments | 2505 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Future of Palo Alto's animal services to be debated tonight

The fate of Palo Alto's aged but popular Animal Services Center on East Bayshore Road will be the focus of a public hearing...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Yvonne, on May 14, 2012 at 4:54 pm | 16 comments | 2504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly moves to fill school vacancies

Palo Alto School Superintendent Kevin Skelly said he has extended a job offer to a prospective communications officer for...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, on Jun 19, 2013 at 4:14 pm | 15 comments | 2504 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars continue to hit Oregon corridor homes

In a continuing trend, burglars hit two Palo Alto homes near Oregon Expressway Monday and Tuesday. One of the homes was unlocked,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 17, 2009 at 9:25 am | 9 comments | 2504 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State pledges $240 million for BART extension

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Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by energyman, on Sep 27, 2008 at 12:27 pm | 8 comments | 2504 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A car-less Googletopia in the works?

Imagine a futuristic bay-front enclave for Google and Microsoft employees where no cars are allowed, buildings have green...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 9, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 10 comments | 2504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kelly Fergusson resigns as Menlo Park mayor; revote delayed

Council member Kelly Fergusson has resigned as the mayor of Menlo Park as a consequence of Brown Act violations she committed...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Fischer, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 3 comments | 2504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhoods roll out their agendas for 2012

Palo Alto's neighborhood leaders say they plan to address a variety of issues in 2012. But cars in neighborhoods, whether...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by Just don't get it..., on Jan 25, 2012 at 11:08 am | 6 comments | 2504 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Demostration to fire Keene

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Original post made by fireman on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by g, on Jun 30, 2008 at 3:10 pm | 24 comments | 2503 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Union calls for new look at organizational structure

Palo Alto's largest labor union is calling on the city to reevaluate its entire organizational structure before both sides...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by John, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 2503 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Multigenerational living

Betsy Hobson is thrilled to share a new routine with her next-door neighbor, her 2 1/2-year-old granddaughter. That's just...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Godspower Amraibure , on Feb 7, 2016 at 8:10 pm | 7 comments | 2503 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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