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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto faces tight deadlines for bond measure

Palo Alto's plan to pass a bond measure to fund a new public-safety building this year could be hampered by tight deadlines,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Jan 25, 2012 at 1:11 pm | 19 comments | 2748 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto boy falls from second-story window

A 7-year-old Palo Alto boy broke his forearm after falling from a second-story window Saturday morning, police said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Learn From It, on Jun 6, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 5 comments | 2747 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Donahue's yellow jacket trap to be unveiled summer 2008

Paul Donahue's been inventing contraptions since his boyhood in Berkeley, when he and his buddies zoomed down hills in a...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by outdoors, on Sep 25, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 2 comments | 2747 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police arrest suspects in violent Caltrain assault

Two suspects in the March 4 assault and robbery at the Redwood City Caltrain Station have been arrested by transit police,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by larry, on Mar 14, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 8 comments | 2747 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto suing Menlo Park over general plan updates

East Palo Alto says it is suing Menlo Park over recently adopted changes to Menlo Park's general plan and zoning allowing...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2016
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Dec 29, 2016 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 2747 Views

AROUND TOWN

John Ulrich in Frank's Weekly Memo?

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Original post made by Outside Observer on Aug. 28, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Sep 2, 2008 at 9:26 pm | 12 comments | 2747 Views

AROUND TOWN

Furniture made just for you

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12432 posted Wednesday, May 20, 2009, 2:18...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2747 Views

AROUND TOWN

Twitter founder tweets his breakfast menu

The founder of Twitter believes it's worth tweeting what he had for breakfast. Or so he told a Stanford University audience...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by ??, on Feb 10, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 10 comments | 2747 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Huge power outage hits east, south Palo Alto

A major power outage of as-yet-unknown origin darkened a huge area of Palo Alto at about 6 a.m. today, leaving residents...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Poor duck, on Mar 5, 2009 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 2746 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Teens unite at 'Break Through' bonfire

Jade Chamness, founder of Break Through the Static, talks about the Jan. 28 bonfire hosted in Palo Alto and the organization's...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Feb 2, 2012 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 2746 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos one percenter busted by SEC for stealing $6 million

Federal SEC accuses Small Business Capital Corp (419 S San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, California) founder of running a Ponzi...

Original post made by Mark Feathers on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by Penalties, on Jun 30, 2012 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 2746 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal women to play at USF in hoops

The Stanford women's basketball team will play at USF on Dec. 22 according to an unofficial 2010-11 schedule recently released....

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Andre, on Jun 17, 2010 at 7:45 pm | 1 comment | 2746 Views

SPORTS

Allen's scoring spree ignites Stanford men in NIT opener

Marcus Allen scored 16 of his career-high 22 points in the second half and the Stanford men's basketball team advanced in...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Mar 18, 2015 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 2746 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T cell tower problem

We no longer can make or receive cell calls from our home between Page Mill and Stanford Ave. I've called AT&T often. They...

Original post made by Al F. on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by can you hear me now?, on Feb 2, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 5 comments | 2746 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Weekly Editor in Chief Jocelyn Dong, reporter Gennady Sheyner and...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
Last comment by Et Alia, on Oct 19, 2015 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 2746 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'A compositional nomad'

Composer Christopher Tin's biggest hit (so far) has been "Baba Yetu," a setting of the Lord's Prayer in Swahili. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 5, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 2 comments | 2745 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New appointments made for key Palo Alto commissions

With the relationship between the City Council and the Planning and Transportation Commission hitting a low in recent months,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 30, 2015 at 11:07 am | 5 comments | 2745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drinking Alcohol Before 15 Years Of Age Is Risky For Later Alcohol Problems

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Original post made by Jane on Sep. 30, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2745 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Saddened by the treatment of Eight Belles

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Original post made by Former BayMeadows Lover on May. 3, 2008
Last comment by joe, on May 5, 2008 at 9:46 am | 2 comments | 2745 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto To Restructure The American Dream

Palo Alto has a job opening for an Assistant to the City Manager for Sustainability. The goal is for our city to become a...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:49 am | 13 comments | 2745 Views
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
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Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
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Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
By Steve Levy | 3 comments | 1,180 views

Planning for College Tours
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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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