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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves to support same-sex marriage

Palo Alto officials enthusiastically jumped into the national debate over same-sex marriage on Monday night when they passed...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 3, 2013 at 6:30 pm | 59 comments | 2910 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto running out of patience on Mitchell Park Library delays

With the completion of Palo Alto's Mitchell Park Library and Community Center more than a year past due and the project's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Carl F, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 59 comments | 6760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Long-awaited Fresh Market opens in Edgewood Plaza

On the opening day of the gourmet grocery store Fresh Market in the renovated Edgewood Plaza, there was one word on people's...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by bb, on Aug 11, 2013 at 12:57 am | 59 comments | 6348 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks truce in Maybell zoning battle

Palo Alto's rancorous and highly emotional debate over a proposed senior-housing development on Maybell Avenue will spill...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 18, 2013 at 2:52 am | 59 comments | 27235 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Lessons from the Maybell fiasco

If there was one lesson that anyone involved in Palo Alto policy-making should know, it is to never assume that something...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 28, 2013 at 9:57 am | 59 comments | 12313 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City unveils downtown parking-permit program

For downtown workers, the days of free all-day parking in residential neighborhoods like Professorville and Downtown North...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by no more subsidies, on Oct 3, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 59 comments | 5339 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents rally to save their homes

More than 40 Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents on Thursday protested against the planned evictions from their longtime...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by member, on May 7, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 59 comments | 19956 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Twelve vie for seats on the Palo Alto council

With the filing period concluding this week, 12 Palo Alto residents have officially entered the race for the five contested...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by PaulaBolduc, on Sep 21, 2014 at 10:51 am | 59 comments | 10589 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Design contest set to kick off for Palo Alto's new bike bridge

Palo Alto officials agree that the city's new bike bridge over Highway 101 should be a "landmark" structure that showcases...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Dec 11, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 59 comments | 7569 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With losses mounting, Palo Alto to rethink animal services

Dogged by cramped conditions and mounting financial losses, Palo Alto's scrappy but popular animal shelter is once again...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by William Warrior, on Apr 26, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 59 comments | 6460 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista closure heads toward final chapter

With the City Council just days away from making a decision on the closure of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, supporters of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 27, 2015 at 10:32 am | 59 comments | 8049 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Motorists ignoring new Middlefield turning restrictions

New signs to prohibit left-hand turns from Everett and Hawthorne avenues onto busy Middlefield Road in Palo Alto's Downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Karen Marincovich, on Jul 13, 2015 at 2:11 pm | 59 comments | 8280 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Offer made to buy mobile home park

The effort to save Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, took another step forward after a nonprofit corporation sent a bid to owner...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2015
Last comment by Wally, on Aug 18, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 59 comments | 10165 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA vows to take fresh look at flight paths, altitudes

Responding to a rising volume of complaints about airplane noise, the Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to take...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:58 am | 59 comments | 6732 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Emergency law targets medical marijuana

In a liberal city that gave rise to Jerry Garcia and that embraces all things green, medical marijuana remains a glaring...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by @ online name, on Feb 4, 2016 at 6:35 pm | 59 comments | 5867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Discussion on Mandarin Immersion

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Original post made by Parent on May. 18, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on May 28, 2007 at 10:13 am | 59 comments | 5899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The other difference between Gunn and Paly

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Original post made by Parent on Jun. 17, 2007
Last comment by soaki, on Apr 22, 2008 at 5:52 pm | 59 comments | 8758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pledge of Allegiance

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Original post made by Mid -Town Mom on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by Russell, on Oct 18, 2007 at 7:24 am | 59 comments | 4389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District, Paly vow changes after hazing article

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Original post made on Dec. 13, 2007
Last comment by another paly student, on Dec 17, 2007 at 5:43 pm | 59 comments | 6826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drugs in middle school

My 12 year old looked stoned and had red eyes on several occasions after hanging out with friends after school for a couple...

Original post made by Middle school parent on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by kid, on Nov 19, 2008 at 10:32 pm | 59 comments | 4820 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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