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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dozens of sick pelicans found at beaches

Dozens of sick and dying pelicans have turned up on beaches across San Mateo County in recent weeks, putting a strain on...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Curie, on Jul 21, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 6 comments | 2678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deaths

Frances Martin Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12525 posted Friday, February...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Alisi (alice) Fineasi, on May 4, 2012 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 2678 Views

AROUND TOWN

A call for face time

In many ways, technology has erased the proverbial world in which if a person ran out of sugar, he or she would go next door...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Betty, on Dec 14, 2013 at 8:36 pm | 2 comments | 2678 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City, union battle over wage cuts

Facing salary reductions and uncertainty over future benefits, dozens of workers from Palo Alto's largest labor union sang...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 5, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 2677 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Phone call scams claim to offer utility deals

Two scams targeting Palo Alto utilities customers are circulating around the city, and the City of Palo Alto Utilities Department...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Horselady, on Nov 27, 2012 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 2677 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

tutors

Can anyone recommend a good tutor for high school level English?...

Original post made by amom on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Patti, on Aug 12, 2010 at 11:08 pm | 3 comments | 2677 Views

SPORTS

Paly's volleyball winning streak ends

Palo Alto's run of good fortune in the SCVAL De Anza Division volleyball race ran out of luck on Monday night during a battle...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2677 Views

SPORTS

Stanford faces cuts due to endowment plunge

Facing an unprecedented 30 percent plunge in its endowment value, Stanford will reduce the amount it spends from the fund...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by reader, on May 13, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 7 comments | 2677 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Derrick runs to American Collegiate Record

By now, Stanford senior Chris Derrick must be used to running great races and not winning. He was second at the NCAA Country...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by JS, on Apr 30, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 2677 Views

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Gran Fondo and Taste of Palo Alto to celebrate bikes and food in downtown

Palo Altans will have the opportunity in September to participate in what event organizer Hunter Ziesing called "the latest...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 18, 2011 at 8:58 am | 10 comments | 2677 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters loan $35,000 to Measure R campaign

Palo Alto's firefighters union has loaned $35,000 to its campaign in support of Measure R, a ballot measure that would freeze...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Nov 3, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 23 comments | 2676 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New housing taking shape

Several new housing projects are underway, in various stages of development in Mountain View, Palo Alto and Menlo Park. The...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Who are they really, on Apr 25, 2013 at 11:50 am | 2 comments | 2676 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion reported near University Avenue

A mountain lion was reportedly spotted in San Francisquito Creek near University and Woodland avenues in Palo Alto at about...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Bruce, on May 16, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 35 comments | 2676 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth all-stars face an uphill battle

The Palo Alto Babe Ruth 13- and 14-year-old all-stars are facing an uphill battle for their respective quests of advancing...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 16, 2014 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 2676 Views

AROUND TOWN

2010: Year in Photos

2010 was a year filled with emotion and events that changed the community, from a tragic plane crash in East Palo Alto to...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2676 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Investigation: No engine or propeller problems before crash

Both the left and right engines and the propeller of the Cessna 310R that took off from the Palo Alto Airport on Feb. 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 12 comments | 2675 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Peninsula cities team up on new recycled water projects

Seeking to spur greater use of recycled water in the region, Palo Alto, Mountain View, East Palo Alto and members of the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Not laughing, on Apr 7, 2016 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 2675 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PHOTOS: Banking on a good time

LinkAges Timebank members and members of the Palo Alto community enjoyed visits from Palo Alto Perry, the fuzzy official...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Charles, on Aug 5, 2015 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 2675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rash of auto burglaries reported in Palo Alto

Thieves continue to smash windows of parked cars in Palo Alto and take valuables, often left in plain sight on a car seat. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by KT, on Feb 2, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 8 comments | 2675 Views

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Vehicle hits historic building in downtown Palo Alto

A sports utility vehicle crashed into a historic house in downtown Palo Alto Friday afternoon in an apparent hit-and-run...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by My opinion, on Jan 2, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 16 comments | 2675 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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