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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Anna Eshoo opposes Obama tax deal

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo is not happy about a White House tax proposal, crafted with Congressional Republicans, that would,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 17, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 59 comments | 3220 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mitt Romney goes from "Mr Inevitable" to loser - why?

The Inevitable Nominee started the week as the winner of the first two primaries (he thought) and held a commanding lead...

Original post made by Pepp on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jan Marks, on Feb 17, 2012 at 10:56 am | 59 comments | 2848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Latest allergy-based redwood removal denied

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Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by Ed, on May 5, 2008 at 2:25 pm | 59 comments | 9155 Views

AROUND TOWN

The new traffic light to Paly

With the new traffic light only 5-6 cars can turn left into Paly from Embarcadero in the morning. Because of that, there...

Original post made by Michele on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by PA Commuter, on Dec 17, 2009 at 10:00 am | 59 comments | 4161 Views

AROUND TOWN

OPEN thread on "Why we need to get rid of anonymous comments".

Seems some folks just detest free speech delivered in an anonymous fashion. So much so, in fact, that when said folk opens...

Original post made by anonymous on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 12, 2011 at 10:44 am | 59 comments | 2604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bikes climb to the top of city's transportation vision

As parking shortages and traffic congestion continue to rile Palo Alto residents, city planners are steadily shifting their...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 17, 2012 at 11:05 am | 59 comments | 10132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Park Blvd crash spurs $17 million claim with Palo Alto

The family of a 12-year-old boy who was struck by a vehicle while riding on the 2500 block of Park Boulevard has filed a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 8, 2013 at 10:54 am | 59 comments | 256463 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: New store creates a buzz

While the attention of some Palo Altans has been diverted to more pressing issues, a new sex shop is quietly preparing to...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by too quick, on Sep 18, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 59 comments | 7453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fatal crash closes Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park

Police are investigating a fatal crash in Menlo Park this morning, Dec. 19, that has closed Sand Hill Road. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by ZZ, on Jan 8, 2016 at 5:15 pm | 59 comments | 17607 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board approves 12 percent pay increases for teachers

The Palo Alto school board approved Tuesday night in a 4-to-1 vote a 12 percent base salary increase for teachers over three...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Thank you Ken!, on Nov 8, 2016 at 1:27 am | 59 comments | 6215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Can Palo Alto finally pull off high speed internet service?

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Original post made by Frank Bravo on Jul. 21, 2006
Last comment by pat, on Aug 11, 2006 at 10:02 am | 58 comments | 18260 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Albert Hopkins Jr. dead at 63

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Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by kelly, on Feb 25, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 58 comments | 7288 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Heavenly Palo Alto

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Original post made by This City is Godly on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Henry, on Aug 15, 2007 at 9:51 am | 58 comments | 6386 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City responds to audit criticisms

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Original post made on Dec. 21, 2007
Last comment by Fireman, on Jan 13, 2008 at 9:46 am | 58 comments | 5342 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto revenue drop could hit nearly $8 million

Faced with a rapidly swelling budget deficit, the city has instituted a hiring freeze and has halted raises for department...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Eric, on Feb 11, 2009 at 10:00 pm | 58 comments | 3506 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nurses' union seeks binding arbitration in dispute

The nurses' union has asked Stanford and Lucile Packard hospitals to enter binding arbitration to settle their bitter contract...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by jb, on May 28, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 58 comments | 3029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Budget deficits forecast for Palo Alto

Recent layoffs and salary freezes will not save the City of Palo Alto from years of budget deficits as health care and pension...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Walter, on Mar 21, 2011 at 10:24 am | 58 comments | 6637 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to wave goodbye to garbage trucks?

Garbage trucks could soon become a less common sight on Palo Alto streets as the city proceeds with an ambitious effort to...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by jerry99, on Oct 10, 2012 at 7:40 am | 58 comments | 7372 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City peeved over 'Color of Palo Alto'

The artist of a popular piece of temporary art has come under fire from City of Palo Alto staff for failing to provide a...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Mar 20, 2013 at 5:57 pm | 58 comments | 5372 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes contest to design new bike bridge

Architects from Palo Alto and beyond could soon be asked to flap their creative wings and help the city design a new bridge...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by sabrina, on May 8, 2013 at 10:42 pm | 58 comments | 10445 Views
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
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Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
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Driverless self-driving car testbed issues
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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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