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AROUND TOWN

Robots deployed to protect and serve

Standing at 5 feet tall and weighing 300 pounds, Knightscope K5 looks like it came straight out of the sci-fi film Stars...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2015
Last comment by Ben, on Aug 11, 2015 at 8:01 pm | 30 comments | 29914 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proposed November tax measure would target traffic

Seeking to kick the city's traffic-reduction efforts into a higher gear, the Palo Alto City Council on Monday night established...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Midtown, on Mar 16, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 30 comments | 3832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto school trustee Melissa Baten Caswell to run for re-election

Melissa Baten Caswell, who has served as a member of the Palo Alto Board of Education for nearly a decade, announced Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by when you do the math, on Aug 2, 2016 at 10:04 am | 30 comments | 4478 Views

RESTAURANTS

Dinah's Poolside Grill to change hands Sept. 9

Dinah's Poolside Grill, an iconic 40-year-old Palo Alto restaurant, will close after serving lunch on Sept. 9 and reopen...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bambi, on Oct 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 30 comments | 8627 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Projected increase of 500-600 students for Palo Alto high schools

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Original post made by Gunn senior on Apr. 26, 2007
Last comment by Grandchild, on May 26, 2007 at 3:15 pm | 29 comments | 6348 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Residential Streets on Google StreetView

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Original post made by Anonymous on May. 31, 2007
Last comment by RS, on Jun 9, 2007 at 8:19 pm | 29 comments | 7395 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council slate finalized at 12 candidates

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Original post made on Aug. 17, 2007
Last comment by Peter, on Aug 28, 2007 at 5:48 pm | 29 comments | 6223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

NO on PAL building wins

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Original post made by PAL member on Nov. 30, 2007
Last comment by Mixed Media, on Dec 11, 2007 at 4:52 pm | 29 comments | 5080 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cost of "Green" in Palo Alto

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Original post made by Sally on Dec. 13, 2007
Last comment by joyce, on Dec 16, 2007 at 5:01 am | 29 comments | 5250 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New 141K$ a year position in Human Resources??

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Original post made by fireman on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by John, on Feb 3, 2009 at 10:33 am | 29 comments | 4017 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Condoleezza Rice is Pursuing the VP Spot

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Original post made by mike w b on Apr. 6, 2008
Last comment by Sarlat, on Apr 10, 2008 at 7:32 am | 29 comments | 3486 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why is Rinconada's swimming pool still closed on weekdays?

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Original post made by Flagrante on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Jun 23, 2008 at 10:48 pm | 29 comments | 4624 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford expansion juggles size, style

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Original post made on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Aug 17, 2008 at 10:33 pm | 29 comments | 3783 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Luring grocery stores problematic for Palo Alto

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Original post made on Aug. 14, 2008
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Aug 20, 2008 at 3:23 pm | 29 comments | 3428 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City ponders major electricity projects

Palo Alto officials are wrestling with a pleasant problem these days: what to do with all that money spilling out of the...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by h, on Jan 15, 2009 at 6:46 am | 29 comments | 2668 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 3913 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Work begins on south Palo Alto senior housing

Construction is beginning this week on Fabian Way Senior, a 55-unit low-income housing development for low-income seniors...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Jan 12, 2009 at 12:20 pm | 29 comments | 3235 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto wants civility

Interim Planning Director Curtis Williams, shaken by angry outbursts and near violence that erupted at a community meeting...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by RS, on Feb 25, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 29 comments | 3605 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council candidate pool grows to 14 in Palo Alto

Lawyers, realtors and education activists are dominating a crowded field of 14 Palo Altans seeking seats on the City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Marilyn, on Oct 28, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 29 comments | 3115 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials plow farmers market

Palo Alto's seven-month long experiment with farm-fresh produce at City Hall is coming to an anticlimactic conclusion because...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by EU, on Nov 3, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 29 comments | 15506 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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