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PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail draws a crowd to Atherton

How do you pack the room at the annual Atherton Civic Interest League meeting? Put a discussion of the California High Speed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Jim H., on Jun 1, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 9 comments | 2438 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

El Camino car crash creates hydrant mini-geyser

A two-car collision at Grant Avenue and El Camino Real shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday sent one car careening into a fire hydrant,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by The Photographer, on Aug 26, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 8 comments | 2438 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men on a tennis roll

The seventh-ranked Stanford men's tennis team takes a six-match winning streak into Saturday's showdown at No. 13 California...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by lefty, on Apr 16, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 2438 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Course offers training in disaster response

A six-week Community Emergency Response Team course for Palo Alto residents will begin next week, according to the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:31 am | 4 comments | 2437 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Residents urged to dispose of recalled spinach

The California Department of Health is advising residents who purchased two lots of recalled baby spinach to throw the products...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 12, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2437 Views

SPORTS

Stanford needs another great defensive effort

Even the offensive players were gushing over how well the Stanford defense played in Saturday's 35-0 Pac-10 football victory...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Tunadeac, on Sep 17, 2010 at 5:15 am | 2 comments | 2437 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys and Gunn girls both fall from first place

==B Prep water polo== A grip on first place slipped out of the hands of the Sacred Heart Prep boys' and Gunn girls' water...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by wp fan, on Oct 6, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 5 comments | 2437 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford wins low-income-housing design challenge

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Original post made on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by An Observer, on Aug 26, 2008 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 2437 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

RE: Grab bag news....Palo Alto Mediation not working...

Three tenants had disputes with their managers and contacted PA Mediation. There were several other tenants that had complaints,...

Original post made by Right to peaceful enjoyment on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Right to peaceful enjoyment, on Apr 8, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 1 comment | 2436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experts: Be patient, pay attention to signs of teen depression

In the wake of the May 5 death of a 17-year-old Gunn High School junior on the Caltrain tracks, more than 70 Gunn students...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 31, 2009 at 5:25 am | 4 comments | 2436 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gleim the Jeweler in Stanford Shopping Center

Just had a grab and run of two Rolex watches by two white males. Watch out for anyone selling a Rolex for real cheap downtown....

Original post made by qq on Feb. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2436 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man likely injured in botched burglary, police say

What initially appeared to be a grisly suicide attempt Tuesday in Mountain View is more likely the result of a burglary gone...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kira, on May 4, 2012 at 12:01 am | 10 comments | 2436 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

AIPAC & Congress

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Original post made by Marty Cohen on Jul. 9, 2008
Last comment by thanks for the reminder to give more, on Jul 9, 2008 at 1:26 pm | 3 comments | 2436 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama Contributors Emerged from Staff and Boards of Annenberg Grantees

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Original post made by Sharon on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 17, 2008 at 10:50 am | 9 comments | 2436 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mr. Gore: Apology Accepted

Wow! Even the delusional hard left is beginning to realize that the "theory" of Anthropogenic Global Warming is utter bunk....

Original post made by Jarred on Jan. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2436 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In harsh economy, food bank waives fee

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties is waiving its annual fee for its 300 partner agencies, the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 5, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 2436 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo: 'Phone Town Hall' on health care tonight

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, will hold a telephone meeting with constituents tonight (Wednesday) to discuss health...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by WAKEUP, on Aug 25, 2009 at 12:17 am | 39 comments | 2436 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Veronica Tincher

The eclectic decor of Veronica Tincher's retirement residence in Palo Alto reflects the diversity of her life experiences...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Dick Lundh, on Nov 16, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 2436 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP sues Hurd, 'John Does' to block Oracle hiring

HP's fired President Mark Hurd knows too much about the inner workings of HP to be allowed to go to work for competitor Oracle...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:22 am | 28 comments | 2436 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abraham Verghese wins Heinz Award for Arts and Humanities

Abraham Verghese, a Stanford University professor of medicine and author of the novel "Cutting for Stone," has been selected...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Ken Mask, MD, on Mar 5, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 2436 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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