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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto schools prepare for H1N1 virus

Following the adage that cleanliness is next to godliness, the Palo Alto Unified School District is urging families and school...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Sep 16, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 16 comments | 2726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook ain't going away any time soon

Facebook has announced that they now have 300,000,000 users and growth is still accelerating. Growth is especially strong...

Original post made by Mark on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 16, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 3 comments | 1802 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Knights a victory away from Super Bowl

The Palo Alto Knights are heading to Reno this weekend to gamble on a trip to the Super Bowl. These Junior Pee Wee Pop Warner...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Matt Manning, on Sep 16, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 1716 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Racists Criticize behavior and speech of Kanye West

I submit that we, as a nation, must accept that any criticism of someone not white is automatically racist, even if such...

Original post made by Perspective on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 16, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 11 comments | 1907 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Facts suffer as city labor talks heat up

Head-to-head negotiations on city pay and benefits for Palo Alto city employees have entered what could be their final week,...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 16, 2009 at 12:12 pm | 7 comments | 2751 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Honda vs. Caltrain in Redwood City today

http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/local/peninsula&id=7016582 I am actually surprised that this sort of thing...

Original post made by condi on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by condi, on Sep 16, 2009 at 7:54 am | 2 comments | 1939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adobe Meadow / Meadow Park

Well located, yet far from the hustle-bustle of town Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13823...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on Sep 16, 2009 at 7:37 am | 1 comment | 2152 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Write in candidates?

Are we allowed to write in a vote for someone who did not file for this upcoming city council election? If such a write-in...

Original post made by Jimmy on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on Sep 15, 2009 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments | 1741 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Permit parking may come to Charleston Meadows

After seeing their neighborhood overrun by dense developments, residents of the Charleston Meadows neighborhood in south...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 13 comments | 2150 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'New look' for Palo Alto city website unveiled

Prospects for Palo Alto's much-maligned city website got considerably brighter today -- literally and figuratively -- when...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Sep 15, 2009 at 9:36 pm | 20 comments | 3474 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

how to lie with photographs

Various right-wing media outlets have been broadcasting or publishing a photograph showing 100,000 or more people at their...

Original post made by donald on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 15, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 24 comments | 2498 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Organized crime ring foiled by Palo Alto cops

An alert Bank of America teller aided Palo Alto police in capturing a member of an organized crime ring Monday afternoon...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by anglo, on Sep 15, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 5 comments | 2283 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Safeway clerk pleads not guilty on meth charges

A 32-year-old Safeway employee who allegedly sold methamphetamine out of the Menlo Park store's parking lot was arraigned...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 15, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 3 comments | 2013 Views

AROUND TOWN

City View

Board of Education (Sept. 8) Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11586 posted...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Sep 15, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 2012 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A Big Thank You!

A Big "Thank You," to the generous folks who enjoyed the Top Shelf concert at First Lutheran Church last Monday evening....

Original post made by Nathan Winterhof on Sep. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cubberley HS, and Wilbur JHS multi-year Reunion

Saturday, October 10, 2009 in the Cubberley Auditorium (Cafeteria, and Snack Bar area) 7pm till 10:30pm. some soda’s,...

Original post made by Bruce Camenzind on Sep. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cubberley HS, and Wilbur JHS multi-year Reunion.

Sunday, October 11, 2009 at Foothill Park Oak Grove Picnic Area, which is at the bottom end of the park, by the Quarry. Suggested...

Original post made by Bruce Camenzind on Sep. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2163 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robbed in parking lot on Sand Hill Road

Two men broke into an occupied vehicle in a parking lot in the 2400 block of Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park at about 7:25 p.m....

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Sep 15, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 6 comments | 2156 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Defensive medicine, the real elephant in the room

Price Waterhouse has identified defensive medicine as *the* major cost inflator in our medical system: "Our research found...

Original post made by Jeremy on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 15, 2009 at 11:07 am | 6 comments | 1889 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tenants win injunction against Page Mill

East Palo Alto's biggest landlord suffered a legal setback Tuesday when a San Mateo County judge granted an injunction barring...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Page Mill tenant, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:31 am | 25 comments | 3037 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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