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AROUND TOWN

Midtown explosion, fire draws extra help

A reported explosion in an Eichler home at 452 Maureen Ave. had firefighters out in force today. The affected area was in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Suwen, on Oct 2, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 97 comments | 6549 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to replace Baylands boardwalk

The timber boardwalk stretching from the Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center to the marshy nature preserve is...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by MarkW, on Sep 15, 2016 at 12:01 pm | 15 comments | 6546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What has happened to the Main Library after school?

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Original post made by Bill on Feb. 28, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous Teen, on Mar 18, 2007 at 5:43 pm | 30 comments | 6545 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to extend its first 'bike boulevard'

More than three decades after Bryant Street became the nation's first "bicycle boulevard," Palo Alto officials are preparing...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Johnny, on Nov 21, 2015 at 11:35 am | 32 comments | 6545 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reflective dome over hockey rink irks neighbors

The dome enclosing Sun Microsystems Chairman Scott McNealy's 7,000-square-foot hockey rink is reflecting too much sunlight,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by GR, on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 23 comments | 6544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford University approves tuition hike

Stanford University has approved an increase in tuition for the next school year while reaffirming its commitment to "keeping...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Calling BS, on Feb 26, 2016 at 1:29 pm | 7 comments | 6544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Getting a pulse' on Palo Alto teens

Nearly 200 Palo Alto teens ponder the question "What's it like to be you?" in a narrated art exhibit that's opening Friday...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Betty, on Mar 22, 2014 at 10:01 am | 3 comments | 6543 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on county measures A, B

Two important measures on the Nov. 8 ballot ask Santa Clara County voters to approve a $950 million bond measure to build...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Rich Resident, on Nov 4, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 13 comments | 6542 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Worker killed, another injured when driver veers off U.S. 101

A highway worker was killed and another injured when a driver veered off U.S. 101 in Redwood City on Tuesday morning (Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by local, on Aug 7, 2014 at 7:14 am | 8 comments | 6542 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report spreads blame for Cal Ave tree debacle

A confidential personnel report cites multiple errors by several city staff members for a failure in public outreach in the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:27 am | 41 comments | 6541 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cheese balls, aliens, Angry Birds -- and logical sequencing

The dozens of children who flock to Smita Kolhatkar's lunchtime "Scratch Club" at Barron Park Elementary School create their...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jeanie Smith, on Oct 17, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 3 comments | 6539 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to trim managers' benefits

While Gov. Jerry Brown and Sacramento legislators scramble to contain pension expenses for state employees, Palo Alto is...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Sep 7, 2012 at 11:09 am | 19 comments | 6538 Views

RESTAURANTS

Anyone Know If Any Restruants/Cafes Have Wi-Fi Avail.

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Original post made by anonymous on Apr. 16, 2007
Last comment by Mickey D, on Jun 23, 2007 at 5:30 pm | 7 comments | 6538 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Susan Wojcicki takes over as YouTube CEO

Susan Wojcicki, a Palo Alto native known for renting her Menlo Park garage out to Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Unaffected?, on Feb 9, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 5 comments | 6537 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

James Keene named new Palo Alto city manager

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Original post made on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by George, on Aug 22, 2008 at 9:01 am | 35 comments | 6536 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford and Cal performing arts centers

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Original post made by Marvin Lee on Oct. 11, 2006
Last comment by Leon Kaplan, on Oct 16, 2006 at 11:18 am | 11 comments | 6536 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police nab suspected Mtn. View blind date robbers

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Original post made by Fantasy Football on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Kristin, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:07 am | 6 comments | 6536 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council chooses Scharff, Kniss to lead

Marking a changing of the guard at City Hall, the Palo Alto City Council bid farewell Tuesday night to three outgoing members,...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2017
Last comment by Annette, on Jan 5, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 13 comments | 6534 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurant planned for Caffe Verona site

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Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 8, 2008 at 12:51 am | 11 comments | 6534 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto: Pedestrian killed in suspected DUI crash identified

A pedestrian killed on Monday morning in a collision with a suspected DUI driver on East Bayshore Road in Palo Alto has been...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jasmine, on Oct 14, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 6 comments | 6533 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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