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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's refuse-pickup rates may spike

Palo Alto's waste-collection service is, in some ways, a victim of its own success. The city's effort to discourage old-fashioned...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Jul 10, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 27 comments | 3966 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Financial Regulation Replicates Mortgage Regulation (That worked well, didn't it?)well!)

http://www.realclearmarkets.com/articles/2010/07/08/diversity_in_the_financial_sector_98562.html Amazingly deafening silence...

Original post made by Here we go AGAIN on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Here we go AGAIN, on Jul 10, 2010 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 2191 Views

SPORTS

Local lacrosse players helping NorCal boys' team in Maryland

A handful of local players are keeping busy this week at the adidas National Lacrosse Classic in Maryland while representing...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joel Franklin, on Jul 10, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 3 comments | 2744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto 10-11s win District 52 tournament title

The Palo Alto National 10-11 year-old all stars seem to relish living on the edge. They stepped to the precipice in the District...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by Bolinos, on Jul 10, 2010 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 3328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto car-charging station leads new program

California's first electric-car charging station under a new national program was unveiled Thursday afternoon at the Electric...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 10, 2010 at 9:21 am | 6 comments | 3142 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto 14s finish Strong, force extra game

==BI Babe Ruth All-Stars== The Palo Alto 14-year-old Babe Ruth all-stars staved off elimination in the District 6 tournament,...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Member, on Jul 9, 2010 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 3198 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A car-less Googletopia in the works?

Imagine a futuristic bay-front enclave for Google and Microsoft employees where no cars are allowed, buildings have green...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 9, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 10 comments | 2511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tickets still left for Police vs Fire Football Game on Saturday the 10th

There are still tickets left for the “Clash of The Heroes” police vs. fire football game at Palo Alto High School on...

Original post made by Football Fan on Jul. 9, 2010
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police at Charleston crossing

Does anyone know why there were police at the Charleston rr crossing around 1:00 p.m. today?...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by JW, on Jul 9, 2010 at 7:20 am | 3 comments | 2766 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

You know 9-1-1, but have you heard of 2-1-1?

A little-known phone number to help people find resources when they need them should be expanded to all Americans, Congresswoman...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by shocked, on Jul 9, 2010 at 6:40 am | 7 comments | 2481 Views

SPORTS

PA Babe Ruth 14s fall in NorCal title game

Following a tremendous four-game winning streak to reach the Northern California State Tournament championship, the Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by me, on Jul 9, 2010 at 12:36 am | 6 comments | 2514 Views

AROUND TOWN

Court issues injunction against pesticide use

A federal injunction affecting eight Bay Area counties will temporarily halt the use of using 75 pesticides in and adjacent...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Carrie, on Jul 8, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 10 comments | 3308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three local men named to California Hall of Fame

Three local residents are among 14 Californians chosen as this year's inductees into the California Hall of Fame. Woodside...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Moi, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 2827 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo visits Avenidas to talk health care

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (center) answers questions from constituents about health care reform while Avenidas CEO Lisa Hendrickson...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by what a mess, on Jul 8, 2010 at 6:07 pm | 3 comments | 2532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dancing the night away

The music of the Argentine tango filled the air Thursday night at the Campus for Jewish Life in south Palo Alto. Photos by...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Chantal, on Jul 8, 2010 at 5:34 pm | 3 comments | 7405 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Attorney Gary Baum to retire

Palo Alto City Attorney Gary Baum will retire in October to pursue a career in private practice and spend more time on pro...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Jul 8, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 21 comments | 5086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothills home engulfed by blaze

A fire engulfed a home in the foothills across from Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve today, July 4, narrowly missing an...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by Dennis, on Jul 8, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 12 comments | 3120 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Big hike in Palo Alto refuse-pickup rates coming

Palo Alto residents and businesses face a big increase in refuse-pickup and dump fees in the next year to make up for a $6.3...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by Novice, on Jul 8, 2010 at 11:23 am | 9 comments | 2903 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report: High-speed rail ridership data flawed

California high-speed rail ridership studies are flawed and are "unreliable for policy analysis," according to an independent...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Caltrain rider, on Jul 8, 2010 at 9:40 am | 30 comments | 4435 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek more witnesses in Lewis killing

San Mateo police detectives looking for additional witnesses to the slaying of community rehabilitation leader David Lewis...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Tim B., on Jul 8, 2010 at 8:49 am | 8 comments | 2506 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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