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East Palo Alto to host gun buyback Saturday

The East Palo Alto Police Department, along with Mayor David Woods, will host its second annual gun buyback on Saturday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 10, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 6 comments | 2498 Views

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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 | 2498 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Sound wall on Fabian/Loma Verde

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Original post made by PaloVerde resident on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Oct 17, 2008 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 2497 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lifetimes of achievement: Saluting exemplary citizens

Every year, Palo Alto nonprofit Avenidas selects six senior citizens 65 and older from a list of more than 40 nominees who...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by , on May 3, 2013 at 10:03 am | 3 comments | 2497 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls, SHP boys win tournament titles in polo

It was payback time for the Menlo-Atherton girls' and Sacred Heart Prep boys' water polo teams on Saturday, and the payoff...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Maria Flaherty, on Sep 29, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 5 comments | 2497 Views

SPORTS

In the spirit of the moment, SHP defends a title

Girls' prep soccer roundup Members of the Sacred Heart Prep girls' soccer team prepared to defend their West Bay Athletic...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Robert Lane, on Feb 11, 2010 at 9:38 pm | 1 comment | 2497 Views

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Lytton Gardens cited by state for food problems

Inspections by two health agencies found several violations at Lytton Gardens Senior Communities that could potentially cause...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by DeLois Turner, on Dec 13, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 3 comments | 2497 Views

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Home Front

Find local news and events related to real estate, interior design, home improvement and gardening. This week includes a...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2497 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Another Public Works communications disaster

The abrupt felling last week of 63 mature holly oak trees in Palo Alto's California Avenue commercial district has triggered...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Sep 26, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 26 comments | 2496 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 | 2496 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Aipac spying

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Original post made by Marty Cohen on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by A Gentile, on Mar 11, 2008 at 8:41 pm | 9 comments | 2496 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fannie & Freddie Bailout Good for the Dollar?

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Original post made by Dollar wonk on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by Justice, on Jul 28, 2008 at 2:47 pm | 18 comments | 2496 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tuesday: Global Day of Action for Troy Davis

Lytton Plaza, Tuesday May 19th at 7.30 is where you can show your opposition to the pending execution of Troy Davis. There...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by Marcantonio Luisi, on Jul 15, 2009 at 8:54 am | 10 comments | 2496 Views

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Palo Altan Dorothy Beckett, 104, dies

Dorothy Beckett, a 104-year-old Palo Alto woman and former Wimbledon tennis player, has died. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13814...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by g, vizvary, on Sep 14, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 2496 Views

RESTAURANTS

Small venue, huge flavors: Revelation-inducing burritos and artful tacos abound at Taqueria La Cazuela

On the first day of preparation before each school year begins, Principal Tami Espinosa of Brentwood Academy in East Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Michael, on Jan 17, 2015 at 10:05 pm | 1 comment | 2496 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stop the PA Weekly Paper Edition

I am fed up with having my mail box clogged with the PA weekly how do I stop it? it is a waste of energy, trees etc nobody...

Original post made by tod on Nov. 7, 2008
Last comment by just call the Weekly, on Nov 8, 2008 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 2495 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green attorneys clash over Baylands plant

As Palo Alto's environmentalists continue to battle over whether to build a waste-to-energy plant in the Baylands, they are...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Enid Pearson, on Mar 15, 2011 at 11:19 am | 9 comments | 2495 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Worker hit by car at Page Mill Road in Palo Alto

A worker with the Santa Clara County Department of Roads and Airports was struck by a car while on the job near Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by cal, on Jun 22, 2009 at 10:43 pm | 10 comments | 2495 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One person unaccounted for in 6-alarm fire

One person remains unaccounted for following a six-alarm apartment building fire in Redwood City that injured 21 people...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 9, 2013 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 2495 Views

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Cupertino Councilman Chang challenges Simitian for supervisor seat

Barry Chang, a Cupertino city councilman who has vigorously fought pollution by the Lehigh Southwest Cement Company, is challenging...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by JW, on Jan 25, 2012 at 9:08 am | 9 comments | 2495 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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