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Court ruling invalidates Palo Alto's 2011 repeal of binding arbitration

A state appellate court has ruled that the City of Palo Alto violated the law when it did not confer with its unions before...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by Brethren, on Dec 2, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 9 comments | 2709 Views


Teen attacked while riding bike in Mountain View

A teenager riding his bicycle in Mountain View on Monday night was seriously injured when an assailant struck him in the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by John P, on Jan 30, 2013 at 12:48 pm | 7 comments | 2709 Views


Stanford's bowl game possibilities looking good

Good afternoon and welcome to the college football show we like to call "What Happens If." It's really rather simple. We...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by beat Cal!, on Nov 19, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2709 Views


Paly gym timeline

Read the full story here posted Friday, March 7,...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jim Schamber, on Mar 7, 2014 at 5:59 am | 1 comment | 2709 Views


"Creative Mortgage", Anyone?


Original post made by Wake-Up on Oct. 11, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2709 Views


Police partner up to stop red-light runners

Police from all law-enforcement agencies in Santa Clara County are joining forces this week to target red-light runners throughout...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Apr 21, 2009 at 2:48 pm | 8 comments | 2709 Views


Attorney convicted in 2010 police bribery case

Richard Chae, the Palo Alto attorney who was charged with trying to bribe his way out of a drunken driving arrest in 2010,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 1, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 2709 Views


Uniquely made

There comes a point after you choose what you like from the Crate & Barrel or Restoration Hardware catalog, you want to make...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2709 Views


Palo Alto utility rates to jump 10 percent in July


Original post made on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 7, 2008 at 7:53 am | 3 comments | 2708 Views


Architects hired to brainstorm about Cubberley

City and school leaders have engaged architects to do informal, preliminary work on ideas for the Cubberley Community Center,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Gary Gechlik, on Feb 11, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 27 comments | 2708 Views


Caring Neighborhoods Challenge seeks to spread the love

As Terry Godfrey sipped a warm beverage at a cafe near her home in Evergreen Park last week, she posed a question she hopes...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 16, 2013 at 9:05 am | 10 comments | 2708 Views


Building boom fuels Palo Alto's planning budget

An increase in building around Palo Alto, spurred by large commercial projects, is prompting Palo Alto's Planning and Community...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by long-time resident, on May 11, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 9 comments | 2708 Views


Simitian to hold 'Education Update' Saturday

For parents and community members concerned about the state of education, Senator Joe Simitian will hold an "Education Update"...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 22, 2009 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 2708 Views


Crash at Middlefield and Charleston

At about 4:20 late this afternoon a Volkswagen flipped over on Middlefield near Charleston. Apparently another vehicle smashed...

Original post made by here we go again on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by the Second busiest corner of the Peninsula, on Dec 3, 2012 at 10:03 pm | 1 comment | 2708 Views


Community notebook: Palo Alto University Rotary Club 25th anniversary gala

The Palo Alto University Rotary club will mark two major milestones at a gala on Saturday, May 4, at the University Club...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2708 Views


Anyone hear explosion at 5 a.m.?

At 5:01 a.m. (I looked at the clock) I hear a loud explosion in the direction of Stanford. Mr. Charles heard it, too. It...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 27, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 46 comments | 2708 Views


He's helping U.S. Olympians achieve their dream


Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by John A. Worden, on Jul 25, 2008 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 2708 Views


Facebook reveals 'Home' launcher for Android

"We're not building a phone," Mark Zuckerberg said April 4, finally putting to rest months of rumors. What Facebook has done,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jim H, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:45 pm | 6 comments | 2708 Views


Auto dealers fastening their seat belts


Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Verde, on Oct 3, 2008 at 2:49 pm | 7 comments | 2707 Views


Victor Frost charges to be swapped for new ones

Palo Alto panhandler Victor Frost will face new charges in the city's continuing case against him for allegedly flouting...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by John Burgess, on Oct 6, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 23 comments | 2707 Views
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Affordable Housing: Complexities
By Douglas Moran | 13 comments | 4,693 views

Common Application's 2017-2018 Essay Prompts
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 4,377 views

Checklist before baby arrives
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 1,344 views

The Call for Couples or Marriage Counseling? Communication
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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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