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AROUND TOWN

The soundwall on Bayshore at Loma Verde is Ugly

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Original post made by ugly, ugly, ugly on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by So much ugliness in town, on Aug 7, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 25 comments | 2878 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robs Mountain View 7-Eleven at knifepoint

Mountain View police are looking for a man who they say used a knife to rob a 7-Eleven store on Old Middlefield Road last...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 7, 2009 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 2146 Views

AROUND TOWN

College Terrace Centre gets an early 'go ahead'

A controversial proposal to build offices, housing and an expanded JJ&F Food Store on El Camino Real inched closer to reality...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 7, 2009 at 11:28 am | 27 comments | 3106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Human error blamed for Children's Theatre probe

Palo Alto's botched investigation into the Palo Alto Children's Theatre was plagued more by human errors than by procedural...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sunshine, on Aug 7, 2009 at 10:43 am | 21 comments | 2605 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man with knife detained on University Avenue

A man with a knife was detained by police after reportedly entering HSBC Bank on the 500 block of University Avenue this...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Complainers, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:52 am | 6 comments | 2164 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman killed in Edgewood Road crash identified

The San Mateo County coroner's office Thursday identified 38-year-old Gina Gould of Half Moon Bay as the woman killed in...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Neighbor, on Aug 6, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 3071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Altos Schools to Run Deficit of $3 Million This Year

An article in the Daily Post refers to a quote by Bob Golton that PAUSD will be in the red by at least $3 Million and up...

Original post made by MJM on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by boardwatcher, on Aug 6, 2009 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 1882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Most Likely, Sculptures by Brian Wasson at CSMA's Mohr Gallery

Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) presents an exhibition of sculptures by artist Brian Wasson in Mohr Gallery from...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Aug. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto sees spiking costs of retiree benefits

A spike in retirements and rising costs of health care have pushed Palo Alto's liability to its retirees to $129.7 million,...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by bankruptcy, on Aug 6, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 51 comments | 3037 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small grass fire smokes up Foothills Park

A small but smokey grass fire in the Wild Horse Valley area of Palo Alto Foothills Park blackened less than a quarter acre...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Aug 6, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 2170 Views

SPORTS

Silver medal for Palo Alto's Tosky

Jasmine Tosky may have been the youngest swimmer in the finals of the women's 400 IM on Wednesday night but that didn't seem...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Herbo, on Aug 6, 2009 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 2291 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Leadership Mountain View Recruiting for the Class of 2010

Each year Leadership Mountain View, a nonprofit run by the Chamber of Commerce, brings together several dozen people who...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Aug. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2341 Views

SPORTS

North to Ukiah, the title run is on

The Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all stars hope to defend their Pacific Southwest Regional Tournament title as 14s when...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Clark, on Aug 6, 2009 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 2353 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen killed in head-on collision on Highway 84

A Millbrae teenager was killed and a Woodside woman was injured July 26 in a head-on collision on Highway 84, about 4.5 miles...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Rush, on Aug 6, 2009 at 8:27 am | 7 comments | 2250 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Bowl for sale

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Original post made by ToldUSo on Nov. 2, 2006
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Aug 6, 2009 at 2:10 am | 37 comments | 6980 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New El Camino hotel approved by commission

An ambitious proposal to replace Palo Alto Bowl with a four-story hotel and 26 new houses received tentative support from...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Aug 6, 2009 at 2:09 am | 17 comments | 2707 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto business tax set for November vote

Palo Alto's longstanding plan to institute a business-license tax is now one vote away from becoming a reality -- a citywide...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by mgunn, on Aug 6, 2009 at 2:03 am | 11 comments | 3526 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sally Kiester, Stanford scholar and community leader, dies at 70

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Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by Imelda Valente Rubi, on Aug 5, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 3995 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Architectural Review Board, Palo Alto Bowl site

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to discuss the Weed Abatement Report and consider an ordinance to increase the budget...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by SteveU, on Aug 5, 2009 at 6:19 pm | 7 comments | 2302 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Changes in Middle School Sports Program

I have just received this email detailing changes in the program. Hello Parents of Middle School Athletics Participants, ...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by JLS Parent, on Aug 5, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 2162 Views
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Opening alert: Go Fish Poke Bar in Redwood City
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Affordable Housing: Complexities
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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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