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GOP Looking for a Voice

Full disclosure: I am a registered Democat. And I think it is important that there are two healthy political parties...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 9, 2009 at 10:21 am | 35 comments | 2363 Views

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Honduras

The OAS is now expelling Honduras because its democratically elected Congress, and Supreme Court, are trying to stick with...

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by update, on Dec 21, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 35 comments | 2441 Views

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Court halts Calif. gay marriages pending appeal

That was an fast decision----http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100816/ap_on_re_us/us_gay_marriage_trial "A federal appeals...

Original post made by Sharon on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 20, 2010 at 7:56 am | 35 comments | 6315 Views

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Why are we involved in yet another war, in Libya, President Obama?

President Obama, I voted for you. I believed in you. Why are you starting yet ANOTHER war? Today, it was reported that...

Original post made by Karen on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by The real sharon, on Apr 29, 2011 at 10:16 am | 35 comments | 3913 Views

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HP names Meg Whitman new CEO

Former eBay CEO and 2010 Republican gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman will become president and CEO of HP effective immediately,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 24, 2011 at 1:19 pm | 35 comments | 2987 Views

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Obama presidency a failure in every way to the Right

President Obama truly has an administration that has failed... ...to live up to every far rightwing fringe paranoid fantasy. Admit...

Original post made by Matt Mateo on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jen Carlo, on Mar 9, 2012 at 5:26 pm | 35 comments | 2229 Views

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Will Joe Biden be dumped from the Dem ticket?

Biden is the gift that keeps on giving to the opponents of Obama. Will Barack dump him, in time for the election? Personally,...

Original post made by John on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by John Sutter, on Aug 17, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 35 comments | 2879 Views

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Menlo Park bans plastic bags at checkout

Earth Day (April 22) will see the end of single-use plastic bags at the checkout counter in Menlo Park. The City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Eat Change, on Jan 26, 2013 at 5:58 am | 35 comments | 4019 Views

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Is the drive for success making kids ill?

Interesting article from Sunday's NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/03/opinion/sunday/is-the-drive-for-success-making-our-children-sick.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSou...

Original post made by Sunday NYT reader on Jan. 2, 2016
Last comment by pamom, on Jan 10, 2016 at 11:11 am | 35 comments | 2090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Older cyclists must be role models for youth

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Original post made by Parent on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by gordon, on Feb 23, 2007 at 11:04 am | 35 comments | 5617 Views

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Long Time Residents vs. Developer / Prop Rights

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Original post made by Metzler McVey on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 21, 2007 at 1:19 pm | 35 comments | 5725 Views

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Redevelopment planned for San Antonio center

The Mountain View City Council approved a "gatekeeper" request last week that could lead to a massive revamp of San Antonio...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto should have a say, on Feb 8, 2009 at 1:50 am | 35 comments | 3437 Views

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Storm causes some damage in Palo Alto

Sunday's strong storm that moved through the area toppled an oak tree onto a Palo Alto home, damaging the house, a car and...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by here now, on Feb 18, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 35 comments | 3638 Views

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how much does it cost to add an addition to a house?

I am just starting to consider adding an addition to my 95 year old house. I have no idea how much this kind of thing costs....

Original post made by curious on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 5, 2017 at 8:23 pm | 35 comments | 8253 Views

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Airplanes - near miss over Mid-town

Did anyone else see the near-miss over Midtown last night (Thursday). It looked to be two 747's about 1000' apart horizontally...

Original post made by Dan on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jun 30, 2014 at 3:52 pm | 35 comments | 3016 Views

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Sonya Raymakers' services set Friday afternoon

Sonya Raymakers' stunned parents, Bonnie Packer and Bob Raymakers, were surrounded by family and friends in their south Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Karin, on Jun 6, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 35 comments | 3629 Views

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Trader Joes at T&C Size

Does anyone know the size of the TJ's going in at T&C? It sure looks small, at least compared to the MP and MV stores they...

Original post made by Jim H. on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by chris, on Jul 15, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 35 comments | 4540 Views

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Energy secretary: 'U.S. lagging in clean-tech race'

The U.S. lags behind other countries in the race for clean technology even though it has the greatest "innovation machine"...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Maroons are everywhere, on May 28, 2010 at 6:09 pm | 35 comments | 3587 Views

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Paly changes fall schedule to allow longer classes

Palo Alto High School this fall will move to a daily schedule featuring longer class periods with fewer classes each day,...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on May 11, 2010 at 8:44 pm | 35 comments | 2888 Views

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giant supermarket coming to San Antonio Shopping Center

NIMBYs have killed all attempts by developers to build bigger supermarkets in Palo Alto over the last couple of decades....

Original post made by shopper on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by SteveU, on Sep 9, 2010 at 10:07 am | 35 comments | 3359 Views
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
By Elena Kadvany | 14 comments | 2,447 views

Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 360 views

 

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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