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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mild quake shakes South Bay Sunday morning

The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.5. struck Sunday morning in the South...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bixby, on Mar 9, 2009 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 2450 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Program will employ East Palo Alto parolees

East Palo Alto will soon begin a 14-month pilot work program for parolees from state prison reentering the community, Police...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Jun 6, 2009 at 1:08 am | 2 comments | 2450 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Making the PAFD Alumni Association Proud

Look what PAFD's old Deputy Fire Chief is up to. Looks like he retired from Palo Alto so he can collect his pension, and...

Original post made by Jim H. on Sep. 10, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Thanks from Channing Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10557 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Don't Vote Without Research, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 2449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks input on housing strategy

Palo Alto planners are inviting residents to a Tuesday workshop to discuss the city's housing needs and to help shape the...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Veteran is right, on Sep 8, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 11 comments | 2449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green Building requirements for remodel homes

Hi, We were recently planning on remodeling our house, which includes significant changes to existing house. Along with...

Original post made by Aj on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by calebdrake, on Aug 19, 2013 at 1:23 am | 8 comments | 2449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto parrots

Can anyone tell me where the flock of conures (small green parrots) are roosting these days?Last summer I saw a few in midtown...

Original post made by Sue on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 16, 2009 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 2449 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everyday Etiquette Class for KIDS! This weekend!

Who wouldn’t want words such as, “polite,” “helpful,” and “pleasant” to be used to describe their child? This...

Original post made by JF on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Wow, on Feb 23, 2009 at 11:57 pm | 4 comments | 2448 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Girl Scout rallies volunteers to help teachers

The Ravenswood City School District got a boost last weekend from a Girl Scout who gathered 70 volunteers to overhaul the...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Laurie Hunter, on Dec 4, 2008 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 2448 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto man shot in both legs

A 30-year-old East Palo Alto man is in stable condition at a local hospital after getting shot in both of his legs early...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by hoollywoodwest, on May 22, 2009 at 10:42 am | 21 comments | 2448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raging Grannies rock Cinequest film festival

The Raging Grannies hit the silver screen this weekend as local filmmaker Pam Walton premieres her new documentary on the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Granny G, on Mar 7, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 2448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

Project Cornerstone Read the full letter here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12162 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by TipAndRing, on Dec 18, 2009 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 2448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Girls Win first game of Norcal 59-32

The girls basketball team will be arriving home in the early hours of Wednesday from Chico with a first win on their Norcal...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Mar. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2447 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DUI arrests down over holiday weekend

Over the Christmas holiday weekend, DUI arrests were down, but fatal collisions were up in the Bay Area from a year ago,...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by It's the law, on Dec 27, 2012 at 11:59 am | 4 comments | 2447 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's O'Hara captures highest honor in women's soccer

Senior forward Kelley O'Hara became the first Stanford player in history to the win the Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jim Patrick, on Jan 11, 2010 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 2447 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Are prayers in order for the national economy?

I have previously asked such a question about the California economy. I have not heard anything, in a serious sense, to...

Original post made by James on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 7, 2009 at 7:43 pm | 17 comments | 2447 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another like you.

This is one of the better explanations of the current state of political affairs in this country: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TMVZqJhwnQ ...well,...

Original post made by Gary on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 17, 2011 at 9:57 am | 7 comments | 2447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deaths

Margaret J. Montrose Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=2563 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Kenny Litzenberger, on Jan 22, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 2447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service for David Lewis set for Sunday

A memorial service for slain East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis is scheduled for Sunday at 2 p.m. at Costano Elementary...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Leslie Rich, on Jun 18, 2010 at 9:05 am | 3 comments | 2447 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: Cubberley Community Center; 'Magical Bridge' playground

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=25000...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 17, 2012 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 2447 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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