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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are Moderated Threads a Good Idea?

I notice that Stephen Levy is starting a blog, but wants not only to limit comments to registered users, but also to look...

Original post made by Anna on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Adam, on Apr 5, 2009 at 3:21 pm | 20 comments | 2493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers energize building plans at Gunn, Paly

Teachers brought their passions to the Palo Alto school board Tuesday night, presenting the thinking behind major renovations...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Student, on Oct 2, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 2493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund kicks off

The annual Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund drive kicks off this week, with the goal of raising and giving away $250,000 to...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 11, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 2493 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner: Man killed by train was from Stanford

The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office today identified the man who died Monday evening after being struck by a train at...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Morgan, on Mar 16, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 12 comments | 2493 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football returns to the Top 25

The Stanford football team has something else to celebrate Sunday: its first appearance in the AP Top 25 poll in eight years. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 14, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 2493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama visit updates from you

Help keep others in the community updated on President Obama's visit to Atherton and Palo Alto and the resulting traffic...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 22, 2010 at 8:27 am | 10 comments | 2493 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Couple arrested for DUI at Palo Alto golf course

A man and woman who allegedly had a drinking rendezvous at the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course netted double DUI arrests...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Feb 7, 2011 at 7:49 am | 26 comments | 2492 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo accepting paycheck during gov't shutdown

Representative Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto)has decided to accept her paycheck ($174,000 annual salary)during the government shutdown....

Original post made by Stephen Peeps on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Ferd Nerdlinger, on Oct 9, 2013 at 11:56 am | 10 comments | 2492 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto crimes now mapped online

East Palo Alto residents can now find out where crimes have occurred in the city through an online crime-mapping service....

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by crblogger, on Feb 2, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 2492 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student faces six months in jail

A former Stanford University student faces up to six months in jail for disrupting and altering her ex-boyfriend's computer,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Poll Suggests U.S. Troops Support McCain 3-1

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Original post made by peter s on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by A Follower is not a Leader, on Oct 23, 2008 at 12:22 pm | 45 comments | 2492 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's atomic umbrella: U.S. nuclear strike if Iran nukes Israel

Obama has said that a nuclear Iran is unacceptable. He will go over there and talk to them, and they will dismantle their...

Original post made by Gary on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by The emperor has no clothes, on Dec 20, 2008 at 6:33 am | 16 comments | 2492 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lawmaker rips plan for 'blended' rail system

A Central Valley assemblywoman came out swinging on Friday against a proposal by three Peninsula lawmakers to 'blend' Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by ODB, on May 3, 2011 at 1:54 am | 18 comments | 2492 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another Glass Box Building to Replace Walgreens Building - Architectual Review is Tomorrow

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Original post made by Glen on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 5, 2008 at 5:16 am | 11 comments | 2491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Parks and Recreation Commission, ban on smoking in public parks

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Original post made on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by g, on Jul 23, 2008 at 11:06 am | 3 comments | 2491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library bond campaign to hold kick-off event

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Original post made on Sep. 21, 2008
Last comment by GMC, on Sep 22, 2008 at 8:52 am | 19 comments | 2491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district: 'No' on new elementary school, but explore K-8 site

Palo Alto school district leadership are recommending against the long-discussed proposal of opening a 13th elementary school,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 28, 2016 at 8:00 am | 3 comments | 2491 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View woman assaulted with lemon

Police say a 41-year-old Mountain View woman was injured when her neighbor and his friend hit her in the stomach with an...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 2, 2009 at 3:24 am | 14 comments | 2491 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Inattentive drivers in PA

Three of five members of our family have had multiple instances in the past several weeks where inattentive drivers in Palo...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Dad, on Dec 25, 2014 at 4:18 am | 28 comments | 2491 Views

SPORTS

Storen on his way to Triple-A Syrcause

==BI Women's basketball team to be feted== The Washington Nationals sent right-handed pitcher Drew Storen to Syracuse...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Texting??, on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2491 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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