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Bleak bond market 'needn't slow PA library work'

Today's bleak municipal bond market, hit hard by the national economic crisis, doesn't have to slow down the rebuilding of...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by No thanks, on Dec 18, 2008 at 4:24 pm | 18 comments | 3290 Views

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City remains split on composting options

Palo Alto's heated debate over whether to keep composting in the city ended in a stalemate Monday night, with each side claiming...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Park lover, on Dec 18, 2008 at 8:05 pm | 16 comments | 3073 Views

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Officers believed tow-truck ruse was legal

Palo Alto police officers believed their call-a-tow-truck ruse to get a homeless man out of his van was legal last March...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by scotichic, on Jan 6, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 16 comments | 3164 Views

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Opportunity Center facing one-two punch

The Opportunity Center in Palo Alto is housed in a five-story stucco building with arched entryways, glass doors and a sprawling...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by edgarpoet, on Aug 31, 2011 at 1:47 pm | 29 comments | 3848 Views

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Phyllis Seidman memorial service set for Jan. 4

A memorial service and reception for Phyllis Seidman – who died Dec. 2 after she was hit by a vehicle while crossing...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by Rick Ford, on Dec 23, 2008 at 7:15 pm | 4 comments | 2414 Views

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Green forces clash in city's composting debate

A four-hour-long debate on the future of composting in Palo Alto ended in a stalemate at Monday night's City Council meeting,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Bryan Long, on Jan 11, 2009 at 11:15 pm | 13 comments | 2892 Views

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Green forces clash in city's composting debate

A four-hour-long debate on the future of composting in Palo Alto ended in a stalemate at Monday night's City Council meeting,...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by iGreen, on Dec 20, 2008 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 2581 Views

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City $$ shortages threaten public safety building

A gloomy financial forecast could force Palo Alto to begin slashing programs and services and may delay — or derail...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by Sun and Sand, on Dec 25, 2008 at 4:56 pm | 27 comments | 3313 Views

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In memoriam 2008

Palo Alto lost a host of beloved community members this year. Here are just a few whose lives touched many others'. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Dec 28, 2008 at 2:44 am | 1 comment | 2806 Views

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Hanging on in 2008

2008 was the year of hanging on. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10172...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by Marvin, on Dec 28, 2008 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2293 Views

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Mountain lion reportedly spotted in Woodside

A mountain lion was reportedly spotted in Woodside on Wednesday night, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Greg K, on Dec 30, 2008 at 3:35 pm | 5 comments | 2034 Views

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New Walgreens design not a 'jewel,' board says

A modern, two-story glass box — atop a level of terra cotta or stone — could rise up from the ashes of the University...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 2, 2009 at 2:40 am | 2 comments | 2422 Views

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Palo Alto police lobby temporarily closed

The lobby to the Palo Alto Police Department, including the Police Records Division, will be closed until 8 a.m. Monday because...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 3, 2009 at 11:52 am | 14 comments | 2344 Views

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Menlo Park robbery suspect pleads not guilty

A 38-year-old man accused of snatching a woman's purse in Menlo Park after attempting to rob a woman in Palo Alto on Nov....

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jan 3, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 8 comments | 2285 Views

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Palo Alto examines new compost technologies

The future of Palo Alto's composting could be found in ancient Amazonian soil, in gargantuan plastic bags or in stainless-steel...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Bryan Long, on Jan 11, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 17 comments | 3370 Views

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New mayor to be selected tonight

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to elect a new mayor and vice mayor and adopt a resolution commending Mayor Larry...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 6, 2009 at 7:19 am | 24 comments | 2600 Views

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Green activist to become PA mayor tonight

For Peter Drekmeier, tonight's election of mayor and vice mayor will likely prove considerably less dramatic than last year's. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by James Nottingham, on Jan 6, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 11 comments | 2961 Views

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Peninsula's largest shelter may close

With the recent spike in foreclosures putting a higher burden than ever on the Peninsula's temporary housing agencies, the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Simon, on Jan 5, 2009 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 2558 Views

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Palo Alto examines new compost technologies

The future of Palo Alto's composting could be found in ancient Amazonian soil, in gargantuan plastic bags or in stainless-steel...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Bryan Long, on Jan 11, 2009 at 11:16 pm | 4 comments | 2406 Views

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Drekmeier, Morton named mayor, vice mayor

Environmental activist Peter Drekmeier and outspoken accountant Jack Morton were chosen as mayor and vice mayor Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Big Al, on Jan 7, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 40 comments | 3297 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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