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PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue trees get the axe

The planned removal of 50 mature street trees lining the California Avenue business district has some residents, shoppers...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Lauren, on Mar 23, 2010 at 12:45 am | 150 comments | 11317 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Update: Victims identified, motive sought in Palo Alto murder-suicide

The man who police believe used a semi-automatic gun to kill the building manager at a Palo Alto senior-housing complex on...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Mar 27, 2015 at 12:08 am | 22 comments | 11316 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McChrystal row reflects Washington nerves

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/us_and_canada/10400347.stm General McChrystal voted for Obama and banned Fox News from...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by victor davis, on Jan 27, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 56 comments | 11310 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge sides with family in Palo Alto special education case

A federal judge has sided with a Palo Alto family in an interim ruling that orders the Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Sep 15, 2014 at 11:01 pm | 114 comments | 11306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Streaking crackdown at Paly yields results

A crackdown on streaking at Palo Alto High School has reduced the count of violators from more than 100 in the 2012-13 academic...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:06 am | 23 comments | 11303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The online college experience

A Berkeley-bound student who earned his associate's degree entirely online is among nearly 1,000 students who will graduate...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by just depends, on Jun 30, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 23 comments | 11301 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tech Life: Smart garden makes easy work of growing plants

With the smart herb garden from Click & Grow, gardeners — and those without a green thumb — can grow herbs and...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Kate, on Jan 7, 2016 at 11:42 pm | 1 comment | 11287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shoreline Noise - does anyone care any more?

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Original post made by Deborah on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by Concerts, on Jul 30, 2016 at 5:48 pm | 41 comments | 11270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto VA employee alleges retaliation, gag order for flagging errors

An inpatient pharmacy technician supervisor at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System's Palo Alto facility said he experienced...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Another Frontline Clinician, on Sep 30, 2014 at 10:39 am | 15 comments | 11257 Views

AROUND TOWN

What neighborhoods are good for trick-or-treating?

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Original post made by alp on Oct. 18, 2008
Last comment by jennifer Espinoza, on Oct 31, 2009 at 11:42 pm | 78 comments | 11255 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown affordable-housing complex officially opens

A decade-long effort to build a downtown Palo Alto affordable housing project officially came to fruition Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Slow Down, on Apr 11, 2015 at 7:39 pm | 53 comments | 11251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MI letter to school board

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Original post made by Board Observer on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by pa resident, on May 10, 2007 at 3:41 pm | 136 comments | 11251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mug shots and mental illness

How does one's beloved child become a mug shot in the local newspaper? This is our somewhat abbreviated story about the ravages...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jean, on Oct 14, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 46 comments | 11246 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to elect new mayor tonight

After a brief holiday respite, Palo Alto council members will usher in 2014 tonight when they choose their leader for the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Bad to the Bone, on Jan 12, 2014 at 4:08 pm | 12 comments | 11236 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three bicyclists hit by car on Page Mill Road

Three bicyclists who were hit by a vehicle on upper Page Mill Road above Foothills Park Sunday were transported to Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by MJP_Cyclist, on Apr 27, 2015 at 9:03 pm | 99 comments | 11232 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist suffers critical injuries in collision

A bicyclist was critically injured in Mountain View on Friday evening after he was struck by a car on San Antonio Road. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 7, 2015 at 6:58 pm | 57 comments | 11225 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South Palo Alto residents petition to secede

Citing years of neglect by their elected leaders, south Palo Alto residents have gathered enough signatures to put a referendum...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by OPar, on Apr 2, 2014 at 4:11 pm | 46 comments | 11221 Views

RESTAURANTS

do you tip for take-out food?

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Original post made by curious on Sep. 16, 2007
Last comment by Keith, on Oct 12, 2007 at 7:25 pm | 61 comments | 11216 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Price walks fine line in supporting high-speed-rail brief

Palo Alto may be one of the staunchest opponents of California's controversial high-speed rail system, but one council member...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 16, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 47 comments | 11203 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Three people arrested in major methamphetamine bust

Three people believed to have ties to a Mexican drug-trafficking organization appeared in court Monday afternoon to face...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by visit portugal, on Mar 6, 2012 at 10:41 am | 79 comments | 11196 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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