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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford has record number of applicants

Stanford University has offered admission to 2,300 high school students from around the world -- just 7.2 percent of those...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by hey, danny, on Jun 7, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 9 comments | 2415 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help Us to Celebrate The Stanford Theatre's 85th Birthday! Jue 9th!

Hi you all, Despite months of requests, as far as I know, The Stanford Theatre will not be doing anything special for...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Jun. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1929 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto gets top ratings for library bonds

Despite a looming $7.3 million budget deficit, Palo Alto received rave reviews for its financial management from two credit-rating...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Need clarification, on Jun 6, 2010 at 11:40 am | 5 comments | 2303 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State Supreme Court to hear Google age-bias case

An age discrimination case against Mountain View-based Google will be argued before the California Supreme Court at a hearing...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Stay young forever, on Jun 6, 2010 at 10:05 am | 14 comments | 2608 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Kishimoto responds Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13020 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 5, 2010 at 8:55 am | 13 comments | 2612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto VA director recognized by president

Lisa Freeman, director of the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, has received a top presidential award for her work. Freeman...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 5, 2010 at 4:42 am | 4 comments | 2753 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three-alarm Palo Alto blaze destroys apartments

Firefighters have controlled a three-alarm blaze that damaged and partially destroyed an apartment complex in Palo Alto Monday...

Original post made on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Jun 4, 2010 at 11:04 pm | 41 comments | 3935 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

iPhone/iPad Apps For Seniors - Part 3 - News Tools

In previous articles in this series we described iPhone/iPad Apps that are related to health issues and that travelers will...

Original post made by Editor Silver Buzz Cafe on Jun. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2315 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

iPhone/iPad Apps For Seniors – Part 2 – Traveling

A few weeks ago, a group of British scientists, studying the genetics of aging using worms, showed that a specific gene,...

Original post made by Editor Silver Buzz Cafe on Jun. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2254 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

iPhone Apps For Seniors - Part 1 - Health Related

There are now tens of thousands of application (”Apps”) in the iPhone/iTunes store, many of them free and hardly any...

Original post made by Editor Silver Buzz Cafe on Jun. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2169 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Candidate Forums online

For anybody who hasn't voted yet and wants to evaluate the local candidates, here's the link to candidate forums produced...

Original post made by Elliot Margolies on Jun. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1997 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bad date in Mountain View ends with arrest

A first date ended with kidnapping charges, after a Redwood City man refused to let a woman out of his car early Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 4, 2010 at 1:18 pm | 7 comments | 2177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reserves used to balance 2010-11 school budget

Elementary class size in Palo Alto schools will stay in the low 20s under a proposed 2010-2011 budget for the Palo Alto Unified...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Jun 4, 2010 at 8:56 am | 11 comments | 2963 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget cuts threaten school crossing guards

The yellow-clad crossing guards who patrol Palo Alto's major intersections before and after school could lose their jobs...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by A student, on Jun 3, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 49 comments | 4668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major new buildings at Paly, JLS get thumbs up

School board members Tuesday night applauded plans for a new, 600-seat theater at Palo Alto High School, saying their earlier...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by theatre fan, on Jun 3, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 7 comments | 2411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New 600-seat theater proposed for Paly

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight will consider plans for a $22.4 million, 600-seat performing arts center for Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:37 am | 35 comments | 3720 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SIDEWALK REPAIR

About 12 years ago the City came out and “patched” small sections of the sidewalk by my house at the corner of Lincoln...

Original post made by KEN on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Senor Blogger, on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 2024 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man with a gun?

Anyone know what happened around 3:30 this morning around Park Blvd that had the cops yelling, K-9s barking and the freight...

Original post made by Wide awake on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Marisol, on Jun 3, 2010 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 2408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Highlighting concert by Paly and Gunn teens:

Top Shelf presents "Escape from Reality" An eclectic bunch of music (from jazz to pop to rock to Broadway) sung by Top Shelf,...

Original post made by J. Kramer on Jun. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2131 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gordon, Becker get $$ boosts for Assembly race

Fueled by hefty contributions from labor unions, attorney and real estate professionals, San Mateo Supervisor Rich Gordon...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by svatoid, on Jun 3, 2010 at 9:12 am | 21 comments | 2859 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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