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Peninsula Hardware closes after 63 years

A longtime fixture of Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood, Peninsula Hardware, has closed its doors and will hold a store-closing...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Lowell, on Nov 28, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 32 comments | 10181 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Popular lunch spot Korean BBQ closes

Two more local restaurants are gone. The biggest surprise to many is the demise of Korean BBQ, which closed its doors Aug....

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 7, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 32 comments | 18639 Views

RESTAURANTS

Plan to limit Cal Ave chain stores gains momentum

Palo Alto's push to limit chain stores in its eclectic "second downtown" gained steam Wednesday night when the city's planning...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Peter, on Jul 11, 2015 at 12:43 pm | 32 comments | 5536 Views

BOOKS

Thank You Harry Potter!

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Original post made by Family of Fans on Jul. 22, 2007
Last comment by Nat, on Sep 28, 2007 at 1:48 pm | 32 comments | 6106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What Kind Of Forum Is This??

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Original post made by Observer on Jan. 31, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 2, 2007 at 4:30 pm | 31 comments | 5197 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Do We Owe City Employees Lifetime Employment?

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Original post made by Chris on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 25, 2007 at 4:56 pm | 31 comments | 5738 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council needs to be downsized and by district

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Original post made by openspace on Jul. 24, 2007
Last comment by Fred, on Aug 3, 2007 at 4:11 pm | 31 comments | 5906 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's unanimous -- Midtown loses 88 bus line

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Original post made on Aug. 31, 2007
Last comment by Parent of Gunn High School Student,, on Sep 6, 2007 at 10:26 pm | 31 comments | 6221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto high and dry?

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Original post made on Nov. 28, 2007
Last comment by Spreck Rosekrans, on Dec 19, 2007 at 8:46 pm | 31 comments | 10513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Dollar-Oil peg and War

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Original post made by the dollar hegemony war on Mar. 23, 2008
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Mar 27, 2008 at 3:50 am | 31 comments | 3210 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Global Warming as Mass Neurosis. WSJ

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Original post made by Jane on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by Rudy, on Jul 11, 2008 at 4:30 pm | 31 comments | 2684 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Experts: Housing could rebound by end of year

The dizzying days of rapid sales with competing offers, plentiful loan money and no contingencies are long over, but the...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jeff, on Feb 8, 2009 at 9:20 am | 31 comments | 4437 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Spillover parking' revolt hits south Palo Alto

Both old and new residents in south Palo Alto are pushing for more liberal on-site parking in large new developments because...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 19, 2011 at 6:11 pm | 31 comments | 4076 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tenants lash out against police investigation

A group of East Palo Alto tenants are protesting a recent Palo Alto Police Department investigation of a leading tenant activist...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by put put boogie, on Feb 22, 2009 at 11:45 am | 31 comments | 3667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto utilities to cut gas rates by 10 percent

Palo Alto is proposing to cut its natural-gas rates by 10 percent in July, though residents should expect to see increases...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Green tax, on Mar 6, 2009 at 2:35 pm | 31 comments | 3191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's plastic-bag ban could begin in fall

Plastic bags may soon flutter out of Palo Alto's supermarkets once and for all, but city officials hope this doesn't mean...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Mar 18, 2009 at 11:17 am | 31 comments | 2894 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Officials: Budget crisis will hit deep, hurt bad

Grim, dire, unprecedented, catastrophic, devastating. Officials from school districts and cities, counties, special districts...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by City Employee, on May 27, 2009 at 11:32 am | 31 comments | 2955 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City manager & council apologize for theater probe

The Palo Alto Children's Theatre and the nonprofit group that supports it received an emotional public apology from top city...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jun 3, 2009 at 9:16 pm | 31 comments | 3223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto in 2010: budget woes, environment

Depending on whom you ask, 2010 will either be a year of painful adjustments in Palo Alto or a time of unprecedented opportunities....

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 6, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 31 comments | 4004 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's NOT about the Money; not for the Nurses anyway.

It's NOT about the Money -- Not for the Nurses anyway! By : A Stanford ICU Nurse It is NOT about the money. The...

Original post made by Jane Benedict on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Schadenfreude, on May 6, 2010 at 7:09 am | 31 comments | 5738 Views
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Opening alert: Go Fish Poke Bar in Redwood City
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Affordable Housing: Complexities
By Douglas Moran | 12 comments | 1,485 views

Common Application's 2017-2018 Essay Prompts
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Checklist before baby arrives
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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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