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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto voters switch city elections to even years

Palo Alto's century-old tradition of holding city elections on odd years came to an end Tuesday when voters approved Measure...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2642 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vehicle struck by express train in Menlo Park

A mother and daughter were transported to a hospital on Friday evening, April 13, after their Saab was struck by an express...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Apr 14, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 2642 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man pulls own gun on robbers

A robbery victim in East Palo Alto took matters into his own hands on Wednesday afternoon, scaring away two robbers with...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Aquamarine, on May 24, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 2642 Views

SPORTS

Paly swimmers and divers score big victories

The Palo Alto swimming and diving team had a busy, and successful, weekend that saw the boys and girls win dual meets on...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 27, 2011 at 10:13 pm | 2 comments | 2642 Views

SPORTS

Stanford plays Cougars for a share of the Pac-12 title

Women's tennis The Stanford women's tennis team will play its final home match of the season Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 23, 2012 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 2642 Views

AROUND TOWN

A choristers' piece

When the Bay Choral Guild presents Brahms' "German Requiem" without a symphony orchestra to overpower the quieter movements,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2014
Last comment by Lynn Huidekoper, Chorister, on Nov 22, 2014 at 3:58 am | 1 comment | 2642 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art in the moonlight

There's something electric about running, working up a sweat and bonding with friends and family in the moonlight —...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 18, 2015 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 2642 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jack Morton and the City of Palo Alto

Eight years ago I supported Jack Morton's campaign for the City Council. He was saying all the right things about efficiency...

Original post made by David Lieberman on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Former Vice Mayor Palo Alto, on Jan 15, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 5 comments | 2641 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What would Palo Alto be like if Stanford wasn't our neighbor?

Answer: Pretty boring! Maybe we'd see a people coming to the lovely Stanford Theater, but then, maybe the Stanford Theater...

Original post made by Sierra on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 29, 2010 at 11:58 pm | 4 comments | 2641 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On the verge of collapse?

Despite Caltrain's dire predicament, the passenger rail service is actually one of the best performing of the Bay Area's...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Keep Caltrains, on Feb 16, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 2641 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

IRAQ - WAR CRIMES

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Original post made by Sharon Tong on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by The Russian, on Jul 31, 2008 at 5:52 pm | 17 comments | 2641 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City's plan update kick-off exposes varied visions

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Original post made on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by The-Vision-Of-Nine-Is-Not-The-Vision-Of-Us-Al, on Jul 30, 2008 at 8:10 am | 4 comments | 2640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace Centre rejection challenged

After being rebuffed by Palo Alto's planning commission last month, a developer is now taking his proposal for a block-wide,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Poor Mr Smailey, on May 19, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 5 comments | 2640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

November tax measure unlikely in Palo Alto

Citing tight deadlines and insufficient outreach, Palo Alto officials are backing away from an earlier proposal to put a...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on May 3, 2012 at 9:30 am | 14 comments | 2640 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen arrested in connection with EPA shooting

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Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by Siosi Faupula, on Sep 16, 2008 at 7:16 am | 2 comments | 2640 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More chamber music for the Peninsula

While they're in the area this spring to play chamber-music concerts in San Francisco, several renowned musicians are also...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Vote for Jeff Rosen for district attorney

Santa Clara County District Attorney Dolores Carr has had nearly 3 1/2 years to prove she can effectively manage the sixth...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by dan, on May 11, 2010 at 6:45 pm | 1 comment | 2640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Benest honored at his last council meeting

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Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 14, 2008 at 8:51 pm | 3 comments | 2639 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Frost in court to challenge Palo Alto sit/lie law

Palo Alto panhandler Victor Frost's challenge to the City of Palo Alto's sit/lie ordinance will be argued in court Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Robert Norse, on Jan 17, 2010 at 9:58 pm | 19 comments | 2639 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Few good alternatives for Palo Alto police HQ

Having seen plans for a brand new police building collapse in a financial downturn, Palo Alto officials are now considering...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by George Browning, on Jun 10, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 19 comments | 2639 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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