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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Josh Becker zooms ahead in cash raised

Spurred by hefty contributions from entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and technologists, Josh Becker has taken a commanding...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 31, 2010 at 7:34 am | 11 comments | 2366 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Science camp on lock-down with gunman at large

A shooting in Cupertino caused a science camp in Saratoga to go on lock-down and a number of Mountain View schools to close...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by middleschooler, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 7 comments | 2366 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla announces first-quarter profitability

Tesla Motors today announced March 31 that it will achieve profitability in the first quarter after selling more of its Model...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by John is Right, on Apr 1, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 15 comments | 2366 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keep Local Composting at Baylands -- It is Time for A Vote!

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Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Sep 16, 2008 at 7:04 pm | 12 comments | 2365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Counties getting bigger doses of H1N1 vaccine

Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are about to get larger doses of H1N1 vaccines because they have so far come up short...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Otherwise Better, on Nov 25, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 10 comments | 2365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gunn High School -- Class of 2007

Gunn High School Class of 2007 Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=5222 posted...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2365 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Santa shooting

No one can outrun a bullet - believe me I tried. While the number of people confronted by shooters is, thankfully, minuscule;...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 28, 2008 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 2365 Views

SPORTS

Oklahoma takes home Sun Bowl Trophy with win over Stanford

In the final analysis, give Tavita Pritchard credit for his courage and give Toby Gerhart credit for his tremendous ability...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Jeff, on Jan 1, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 2 comments | 2365 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A New Post on Regulation

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Original post made by stephen levy on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Oct 22, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 10 comments | 2365 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Don't worry kids, Stanford will teach Mom & Dad about Facebook

Interesting class for wannabe techie parents!! Article from the Merc. http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_11648461?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com As...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recyclables are piling up

Recycled goods like cardboard and paper are back at junk value with prices dropping so precipitously that companies would...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Left of Boom, on Dec 8, 2008 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 2365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mortar round found in East Palo Alto home

A possible explosive device found in an East Palo Alto residence was determined to be an old inert training mortar round,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Jun 14, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments | 2365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Banking on a turnaround

As Bank of America assumes ownership of the second largest newspaper company in the nation, what does the future hold for...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Jan 27, 2010 at 1:38 am | 7 comments | 2364 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Out of Control Teenagers in Palo Alto....in 1950

I just bought a copy of "An Illustrated History of Palo Alto" by Lewis Osborne, published in 1969. I found this passage...

Original post made by The Good Old Days? on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Immature brains, on Feb 7, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 12 comments | 2364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Program planned for middle-school parents

Counselors from the Palo Alto Unified School District and Adolescent Counseling Services will offer parents of middle-school...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Wendy Kandasamy, on Mar 7, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 2364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher

What to do about a teacher who is emotionally abusive to some students during classtime? He is not a healthy person, talking...

Original post made by Cara on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Oct 30, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 15 comments | 2364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss broad goals tonight

Homework loads and school environment will be among the topics tonight as the Palo Alto Board of Education considers broad...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Timing, on Aug 24, 2011 at 9:29 am | 5 comments | 2364 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local passes Good Samaritan gift forward

After realizing his leather wallet had slipped out of his pocket during a trip to the Starbucks in Sharon Heights, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Dec 22, 2011 at 5:30 am | 14 comments | 2364 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged in child's death seeks case dismissal

A teenager accused of shooting and killing a 3-month-old boy in East Palo Alto in June sought to have charges against him...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Dec 20, 2011 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 2364 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

10-year license revocation for three DUIs under new law

Beginning on New Year's Day, Californians who are convicted of DUI three or more times could have their license suspended...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by Koa, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:41 pm | 4 comments | 2364 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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