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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto cautious as Mehserle verdict looms

Youth leaders and the East Palo Alto Police Department are preparing to calm any upset and potential reaction by the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 2, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 28 comments | 3373 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pilot error caused East Palo Alto plane crash

A plane crash into an East Palo Alto neighborhood on Feb. 17, 2010, was most probably caused by the pilot's failure to follow...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by narnia, on Nov 29, 2011 at 9:12 am | 28 comments | 4088 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Does anyone awake listen to KGO ?

This morning at 1:06 AM when we normally get the politcally progressive but polite, reasonable and well-spoken Pat Thurston...

Original post made by Pat Thurston Fan on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ali Asper, on Dec 5, 2011 at 2:00 pm | 28 comments | 5843 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Baby with no kidneys treated at Lucile Packard

A tiny baby born without kidneys to a United States Congresswoman is receiving treatment at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 7, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 28 comments | 5459 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Immigrant valley

In HBO's new series "Silicon Valley," filmed in and around Palo Alto, a group of techies live, work and breathe their next-big-thing...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 26, 2014 at 4:57 pm | 28 comments | 9764 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local Whole Foods markets implicated in pricing violations

A statewide investigation of pricing irregularities by Whole Foods Market, including at its Palo Alto store, has resulted...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jen C , on Sep 8, 2014 at 2:05 pm | 28 comments | 13858 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VTA considers complete bus route overhaul

In an effort to increase bus ridership and prepare for an onslaught of commuters from new BART stations in Milpitas and San...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on May 4, 2016 at 12:01 pm | 28 comments | 4475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Serious about song

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Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 23, 2008 at 9:35 pm | 28 comments | 4590 Views

AROUND TOWN

Expect major traffic during Amgen ride

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Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Where's the outrage?, on Feb 17, 2008 at 1:28 pm | 28 comments | 5636 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second night robbery occurs along Calif. Ave.

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Original post made on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by Close CA Ave Station, on Oct 28, 2008 at 11:26 pm | 28 comments | 3569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Know Knew Books could be in its final chapter

The sign spells out Know Knew Books' bleak economic state in big red letters, amid the window display of books, action figurines...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 5, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 28 comments | 5903 Views

AROUND TOWN

E. Meadow Circle: Less housing, more business?

A bustling business park, a fresh crop of stores, a new overpass above the highway and a bike path along Adobe Creek are...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Mistake, on Jun 21, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 28 comments | 3064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Third Middle-Of-The-Road Stop Sign Taken Out This Morning in College Terrace

This stop sign at College & Columbia has been taken out twice now in a month. Another was taken out two months ago two blocks...

Original post made by McGrude on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by McGrude, on Aug 12, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 28 comments | 2448 Views

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Palo Alto seeks to tame unruly permitting process

Palo Alto officials have launched a new initiative to revamp the city's convoluted and much maligned building and permitting...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Aug 3, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 28 comments | 4288 Views

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Why does no one use their turn signals in Palo Alto?

There is not a day that goes by that I wait at a stop sign for someone to drive by when at the last second, they jam on their...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 31, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 28 comments | 3095 Views

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HP sues Hurd, 'John Does' to block Oracle hiring

HP's fired President Mark Hurd knows too much about the inner workings of HP to be allowed to go to work for competitor Oracle...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:22 am | 28 comments | 2480 Views

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Schools to require new vaccine for pertussis

Starting this fall, California public and private schools will require students in grades 7 through 12 to have a booster...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by laevern, on Nov 13, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 28 comments | 3387 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Palo Alto residents start neighborhood association

Old Palo Alto neighborhood resident Nadia Naik never saw herself as a community activist. But when the issue of high-speed...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Herbert Kanner, on Apr 26, 2014 at 12:07 am | 28 comments | 8508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto awash with cell-tower proposals

Palo Alto residents concerned about the recent flood of cell-tower and antenna proposals should have plenty to complain about...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by we are doomed, on Jun 1, 2011 at 6:29 am | 28 comments | 2581 Views

AROUND TOWN

VMWare plans massive expansion in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's information-technology giant VMWare is preparing to gobble up one of the largest and most lucrative research...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Emily, on May 31, 2011 at 7:22 pm | 28 comments | 3521 Views
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
By Elena Kadvany | 23 comments | 12,581 views

Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 5,705 views

Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
By Steve Levy | 5 comments | 2,177 views

Planning for College Tours
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,192 views

Driverless self-driving car testbed issues
By Douglas Moran | 0 comments | 163 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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