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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking-permit program a success, residents say

A long-awaited parking-permit program in College Terrace is finally relieving residential woes, according to residents. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by A Barlas- CT Resident, on Feb 8, 2011 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 2683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly senior earns fourth in national Intel contest

Palo Alto High School senior Lynnelle Ye has placed fourth in the Intel Science Talent Search, one of America's oldest and...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 18, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 4 comments | 2683 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto school burglary was eighth this year

The theft of four laptop computers from Terman Middle School last week was the eighth burglary at a Palo Alto school this...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by Disappointed, on Nov 19, 2008 at 5:53 am | 3 comments | 2683 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's Win Tonight : Well Done!

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Original post made by samuel on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by Meg, on Aug 17, 2008 at 4:26 pm | 13 comments | 2683 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian 'FasTrak' privacy bill nears approval

A bill to protect the "locational privacy" of commuters who use the FasTrak system to pay bridge tolls and toll-road fees...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by SteveU, on Aug 25, 2010 at 11:55 am | 4 comments | 2683 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park fire district strikes deal with Facebook

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board voted unanimously on Tuesday to enter into an agreement between Facebook and...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 2683 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities look to install flood-warning system for creek

Residents near the San Francisquito Creek received their latest wake-up call from the fickle creek on Dec. 23, when a heavy...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 4, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 7 comments | 2683 Views

AROUND TOWN

Renovations planned for Duveneck campus

A new two-story classroom building, plus a new kindergarten play area and five new single-story classrooms, are proposed...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Grandma, on Jan 12, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 7 comments | 2683 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trouble with globalization

We just bought a house and I am scared we paid too much. I have been told that a lot of recent purchasers borrowed money...

Original post made by terry on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 6, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 20 comments | 2683 Views

AROUND TOWN

Malibu Grand Prix and Castle Closing

I read today in the Mercury News that the Malibu Grand Prix and Castle in Redwood City is closing forever on Sunday. I and...

Original post made by Roger on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 14, 2013 at 8:34 am | 8 comments | 2683 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council members get close to Palo Alto baylands

City Couoncilman Greg Schmid prepares to dig in for a paddle stroke during a recent tour of the baylands. Two council members...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 18, 2010 at 3:46 pm | 26 comments | 2682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's graduations come early this year

Graduation in Palo Alto comes early this year because of a change in the school district's academic calendar. Palo Alto's...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by soccer mom, on May 29, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 8 comments | 2682 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain strikes car at East Meadow crossing

A train has struck an occupied vehicle at the East Meadow crossing in Palo Alto on Thursday afternoon, according to Caltrain....

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by Leslie, on Jan 23, 2017 at 2:04 am | 20 comments | 2682 Views

SPORTS

Bad luck hits Stanford men's basketball

The Stanford men's basketball team will play this season without its only early recruit, putting a damper on what would have...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2682 Views

SPORTS

Price's perfect vault leads Stanford past Oregon State

==BI Women's gymnastics == Elizabeth Price attained the first 10.0 score in Stanford women's gymnastics competition in eight...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Grace, on Jan 27, 2015 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 2682 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama: The smell of fear

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Original post made by Diana E. on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by opimist for obama, on Sep 10, 2008 at 12:44 pm | 25 comments | 2682 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal working group formed on high-speed rail

A high-level federal working group that will meet weekly to discuss California's high-speed rail project has been created...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Caltrain, not HSR, for the Peninsula, on Oct 13, 2010 at 10:09 am | 4 comments | 2682 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

2011 'Lifetimes of Achievement' honorees announced

A former mayor, a career-development expert, an environmental and education volunteer, a gifted speaker, a voter advocate...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Bill Burch, on Feb 4, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 2682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone know anything about them?

On Ramona, right across the street from City Hall, there is a sign for an office -- the Palo Alto Community Federal Credit...

Original post made by Wondering on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Wondering, on Dec 9, 2008 at 9:51 pm | 14 comments | 2682 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA residents protest arrival of sex offender

A crowd gathered Thursday night outside an East Palo Alto residence where a man considered a sexually violent predator by...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Pat xxx, on Oct 5, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 21 comments | 2682 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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