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New bikeways eyed for Embarcadero Road

New bikeways would roll out alongside one of the busiest stretches of Embarcadero Road in Palo Alto as part of a road-improvement...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2016
Last comment by PAUSD Mom, on Sep 2, 2016 at 12:51 am | 29 comments | 7174 Views

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UPDATE: Hillary Clinton to visit Bay Area for private fundraiser

UPDATE: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be in Redwood City on Wednesday, Aug. 24, for a private fundraising...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Stretch, on Aug 25, 2016 at 8:48 am | 29 comments | 11397 Views

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Menlo-Atherton High School students stage large anti-Trump protest march

A peaceful, if loud and boisterous, protest against the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 15, 2016 at 4:29 pm | 29 comments | 7208 Views

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Stanford prepares for next chapter of campus expansion

Faced with a heavy demand for housing, evolving academic disciplines and anticipated growth in its undergraduate population,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Maybe, on Nov 27, 2016 at 3:15 pm | 29 comments | 9363 Views

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City Problems Ignored as Mayor Jets to London for Climate Photo-Op.

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Original post made by Alyssa on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by An Observer, on Oct 12, 2007 at 10:59 pm | 28 comments | 4726 Views

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Pacific Art League deal finalized

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Original post made on Oct. 19, 2007
Last comment by Disgusted, on Dec 11, 2007 at 4:54 pm | 28 comments | 5205 Views

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Another Reason to Live "In Town", Instead of the 'Burbs

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Original post made by Mike on Mar. 8, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 13, 2008 at 10:13 pm | 28 comments | 3924 Views

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Faster than a speeding ... carrot?

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Original post made on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by berniece, on Apr 20, 2008 at 4:11 pm | 28 comments | 3232 Views

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City Council decries Myanmar's military

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Original post made on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by wow, on Jun 19, 2008 at 4:58 pm | 28 comments | 3256 Views

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Long-term construction raises questions in Old Palo Alto neighborhood

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Original post made on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by musical, on Apr 6, 2015 at 4:28 pm | 28 comments | 4761 Views

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Robertson to serve eight-plus years for DUI, manslaughter

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Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Kelly\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s Mom, on Aug 21, 2008 at 5:00 pm | 28 comments | 4644 Views

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Fire plan would create new evacuation routes

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Waiting, on Oct 4, 2008 at 9:34 pm | 28 comments | 2783 Views

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Proposal: Divide Palo Alto Into Two Separate Cities

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Original post made by North/South Divide on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by ex palo altan, on Oct 7, 2008 at 11:26 pm | 28 comments | 3445 Views

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The College Terrace Roundabouts are Useless!

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Original post made by McGrude on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by ScottB, on Oct 31, 2008 at 11:56 am | 28 comments | 4844 Views

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Kids, bike safety debated at expressway meeting

Despite the best-laid plans of Santa Clara County road engineers, some Palo Alto parents and residents remained concerned...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Mar 9, 2009 at 11:52 am | 28 comments | 2685 Views

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Council: State taking Palo Alto funds is 'dumb'

Calling it "dumb" and "irresponsible," Palo Alto officials condemned a state Department of Finance proposal to use local...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by brian wilson, on May 16, 2009 at 7:51 pm | 28 comments | 3132 Views

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Palo Alto sergeant bows out after storied career

He launched his career by catching the College Terrace rapist and spent the next 30 years building sources, patrolling Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Guido Fatcine Banutza, on Jul 11, 2009 at 10:29 am | 28 comments | 3361 Views

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Schwarzenegger Wants ACORN Investigated

"Raising the stakes involved in the scandal surrounding the anti-poverty group ACORN, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is urging...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Sep 20, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 28 comments | 2310 Views

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don't obstruct high speed rail

I find it disappointing that it looks like Palo Alto is going to become an obstacle in the construction of high speed rail....

Original post made by Tom - on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by taxpayer, on Nov 16, 2009 at 8:59 am | 28 comments | 2724 Views

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AT&T Cell Phone Service Dead at Big Game - Will it Be There in An Emergency?

AT&T's network was swamped, dead and not functional during the Big Game near the stadium -- for hours. What if you really...

Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by boycott AT&T, on Dec 9, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 28 comments | 2793 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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