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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist 'unsafely turned' before fatal crash

The accident that killed a Los Altos Hills bicyclist on Alpine Road in November occurred after the bicyclist "unsafely turned"...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Firefighter, on Dec 25, 2010 at 7:39 am | 68 comments | 4527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto weighs police, fire staff cuts

If Palo Alto's public-safety unions don't agree to millions of dollars in concessions, the city may have to cut 12 percent...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 31, 2011 at 7:00 am | 68 comments | 3082 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palantir charged with discrimination against Asian applicants

Palantir Technology, the data-mining giant that has gradually become one of downtown Palo Alto's most visible tenants, was...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Discrimination, on Oct 7, 2016 at 4:59 am | 68 comments | 10751 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clinton, Obama open PA campaign offices

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Original post made on Jan. 21, 2008
Last comment by Mr. Edumaction, on Feb 23, 2008 at 11:24 pm | 68 comments | 6191 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How waterboarding protected us, specifically

http://www.cnsnews.com/public/content/article.aspx?RsrcID=46949 I have argued many times about how waterboarding is effective....

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 27, 2009 at 9:27 pm | 68 comments | 2608 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto prepares for Super Bowl 50

With an estimated 2 million visitors expected to arrive in Bay Area cities during the week leading up to Super Bowl 50, Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 1, 2016 at 5:03 pm | 68 comments | 12617 Views

AROUND TOWN

McMansions!

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Original post made by gordon on Sep. 6, 2007
Last comment by Terry, on Sep 22, 2007 at 4:29 pm | 68 comments | 5854 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public-safety building cost jumps to $81 million

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Original post made on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by Fireman, on Jan 27, 2008 at 10:11 am | 68 comments | 6442 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto begins work on new recreation plan

Palo Alto officials have just begun work on an ambitious plan that could deeply affect the city's recreational offerings...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jeb, on Jan 5, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 68 comments | 4146 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Painted lady' butterfly migration hits Palo Alto

Thousands of painted lady butterflies are passing through Palo Alto and surrounding communities month. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by brandy, on May 24, 2010 at 11:20 am | 68 comments | 14161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helicopter makes emergency landing in Palo Alto

Nearly 100 feet from rush-hour traffic on Highway 101 near Embarcadero Road, a pilot approaching the Palo Alto Municipal...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Mar 24, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 68 comments | 5549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mobile-home park closure would displace 400

The planned closing of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto to make way for an apartment complex took a step forward...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Aug 19, 2013 at 11:58 am | 68 comments | 8494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are 'ghost homes' becoming a problem?

The house in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood is large and beautiful, its lawn is regularly manicured and, peering...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by Peggy Bunker , on Oct 28, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 68 comments | 16106 Views

AROUND TOWN

County looks to set aside more funds to preserve Buena Vista

Santa Clara County supervisors are preparing to raise the pool of money available for a possible purchase of Buena Vista...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:23 pm | 68 comments | 7548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford students holding sit-in, calling for fossil fuel divestment by university

More than 100 students are holding a sit-in at Stanford University that started yesterday afternoon to call on school leaders...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 20, 2015 at 4:06 pm | 68 comments | 4053 Views

MOVIES

Review- Hypothesis

The World Premiere of Hypothesis will be at the upcoming 6th Annual 9/11 Truth Film Festival to be held at the Grand Lake...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Brian Good, on Sep 9, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 68 comments | 6835 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For all who think global warming isn't a local issue . . .

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Original post made by PA resident on Jan. 16, 2007
Last comment by jesus, on Apr 18, 2007 at 6:31 am | 67 comments | 7386 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Leash Laws - Again

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Original post made by Dog Owner on Mar. 13, 2007
Last comment by Dog Owner, on Oct 3, 2007 at 10:53 am | 67 comments | 8531 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Charge PACT!!!

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Original post made by Soccer Team Mom on Apr. 17, 2008
Last comment by Big Budget for kids, on Apr 23, 2008 at 3:30 pm | 67 comments | 4723 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

NIMBYs are preventing Palo Alto from moving into the future!

From large grocery stores, decent shopping of big box stores, Alma Plaza, Edgewood Plaza, improvements in Caltrain and HSR,...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:37 am | 67 comments | 7722 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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