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AROUND TOWN

Founder of Peninsula Day Care Center dies

Mary Jo Shaw, co-founder and longtime owner of the Peninsula Day Care Center on San Antonio Road, died earlier this month...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Kathy Wilson, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 2505 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scraps parking exemptions for downtown developments

In their latest attempt to solve downtown's parking frustrations, Palo Alto officials on Monday night agreed to strike from...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 10, 2015 at 10:41 pm | 9 comments | 2504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sex-offender ban eyed near colleges

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Original post made by sue on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by tj, on Aug 17, 2008 at 2:48 pm | 6 comments | 2504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Call for Nominations: Palo Alto PTA Council Honors Outstanding Service to Children

Palo Alto PTA Council Honors Outstanding Service to Children Members of Palo Alto’s PTAs, schools and community devote...

Original post made by terryg on Mar. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2504 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sirens at Gunn tonight???

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Original post made by Mayfield Child on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by DrSkelDawg, on Oct 24, 2008 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 2504 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Motorcyclist, 80, killed in La Honda crash

An 80-year-old Belmont man died in a motorcycle crash near La Honda on Sunday afternoon. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=26452...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Wendy Sager Sorensen, on Aug 15, 2012 at 4:16 am | 4 comments | 2504 Views

SPORTS

Menlo clinches title tie, tunes up for big tourney this weekend

Prep roundup Taking care of business will accomplish a couple of goals for the Menlo boys' water polo team this week....

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2504 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 | 2504 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 | 2504 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man, 23, killed in East Palo Alto shooting

Reports of gunfire led police to an East Palo Alto man who was shot and killed Monday night, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 20, 2011 at 1:17 pm | 13 comments | 2504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto gives emphatic "NO!" to rail station

California's high-speed rail system should not stop in Palo Alto as it speeds between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 27, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 39 comments | 2504 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City View

Architectural Review Board (Sept. 24) Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11699...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 7, 2009 at 12:05 pm | 5 comments | 2503 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to do outreach on recycling, 'privacy'

Palo Alto will conduct more outreach before drafting a new recycling ordinance, and address "privacy" concerns before considering...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by NOgreenpolice, on Mar 21, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 15 comments | 2503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Housing agency offers support for struggling parents

Like many parents, Nina Haletky struggled to make her relationship with her young son a positive one. Now, with the help...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by natisha, on Dec 2, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 2503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Menlo girls hoping to repeat some track history

The CIF State Track and Field Championships in 2005 was a special one for the local area as Gunn's Tori Tyler and Menlo School's...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 23, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 2503 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robbery occurs near downtown

Palo Alto police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Monday night at 10:07 p.m. on the 100 block of Bryant Street. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 16, 2013 at 9:34 am | 7 comments | 2503 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: All Out wins Palo Alto Little League city title

Healthy Pets put up a fight, but it wasn't long before All Out asserted itself as the dominant team in Palo Alto Little League....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Rob Schoeben, on Jun 12, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 2503 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Most Americans agree with SCOTUS, say cities can't ban handguns

Most Americans agree with SCOTUS, say cities can’t ban handguns Posted in Press Releases by R Lee Wrights on July 8th,...

Original post made by food for thought on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Think about it, on Jul 14, 2010 at 8:41 am | 17 comments | 2503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Earth Day and other eco-centric events

A healthy helping of environmental events will be held in Palo Alto over the next two weeks to help locals celebrate Earth...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 21, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 6 comments | 2503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood story: Pooling their resources

Pesky ponding after a heavy rain may become a problem of the past for residents of the Southgate neighborhood. The City of...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2012
Last comment by Searing-For-Those-Pesky-Ponds, on Aug 19, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 3 comments | 2503 Views
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
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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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