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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green forces clash in city's composting debate

A four-hour-long debate on the future of composting in Palo Alto ended in a stalemate at Monday night's City Council meeting,...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by iGreen, on Dec 20, 2008 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 2603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials proud of 2010 accomplishments

A year that began with a $7.3 million budget gap, a fatal plane crash and deep anxieties over California's proposed high-speed...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Truthteller, on Dec 17, 2010 at 1:41 am | 7 comments | 2603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown hotels look to add five-story 'wing'

The bustling hotel hub next to Palo Alto's downtown transit center may soon become more crowded and luxurious. The owner...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Phil, on May 29, 2011 at 8:11 pm | 7 comments | 2603 Views

SPORTS

USA men battle to 13-13 water polo draw

Stanford grads Peter Varellas and Thomas Hopkins combined for the first three goals as the USA Men's Senior National Water...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Keith Peters, Sports Editor, on Jun 8, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 2603 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys finally escape No. 1 Mitty in bracket

==B CCS basketball playoffs== Palo Alto and Mountain View tied for the SCVAL De Anza Division boys' basketball title this...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Stephen Kauffman, on Feb 20, 2012 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 2603 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed-rail agency strapped for cash

Just months after California voters approved the sale of $9.95 billion in bonds to build a high-speed rail line between San...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Tom West, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:35 am | 11 comments | 2603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former school board member Aggie Robinson dies at 92

Agnes Robinson, universally known as "Aggie" during a lifetime dedicated to progressive activism, died early Tuesday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Jane, on Oct 4, 2011 at 11:43 pm | 4 comments | 2603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City hopes to break ground on California Avenue in fall 2013

Palo Alto plans to launch construction on an ambitious plan to redesign California Avenue in fall of 2013, provided the city...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jul 15, 2012 at 10:27 pm | 42 comments | 2602 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homeless shelters open as cold weather hits

As winter approaches and the weather gets colder, thousands of homeless people will now be able to seek shelter at three...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by wondering and caring, on Nov 27, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 2602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Pink-ribbon sweatshop' sale on Sunday

The NorCal Gals — otherwise known as Gunn High School teachers — are throwing a fundraiser Sunday to sponsor...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2602 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man hit by car at Page Mill Road in Palo Alto

A 50-year-old man was transported to Stanford Hospital with a head injury after being struck by a vehicle in Palo Alto this...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by O'Rianne, on Jun 24, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 13 comments | 2602 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls fall just short of a title in De Anza Division finals

==B Girls' track and field== One Robinson sister helped the Gunn girls' track and field team finish third at the 2010...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Track Athlete, on May 7, 2011 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 2602 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. issues thinly veiled warnings to China

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Original post made by julie on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 4, 2008 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 2602 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fowler Fouls: Hurricane is God's Favor to Democrats

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Original post made by sam on Aug. 31, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 1, 2008 at 3:40 pm | 15 comments | 2602 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto's largest landlord looks to sell

For residents at the Newell Court apartments in East Palo Alto, change has become the new normal over the past two years. Read...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 28, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 5 comments | 2602 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA tenants rally against proposed apartment sale

East Palo Alto residents and tenant advocates will take it to the streets this afternoon to protest Wells Fargo Bank's potential...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 6, 2011 at 5:39 am | 36 comments | 2602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are PA News Junkies Out of Luck on Labor Day?

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Original post made by News Junky on Sep. 1, 2008
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AROUND TOWN

OPEN thread on "Why we need to get rid of anonymous comments".

Seems some folks just detest free speech delivered in an anonymous fashion. So much so, in fact, that when said folk opens...

Original post made by anonymous on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 12, 2011 at 10:44 am | 59 comments | 2602 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit: Third of Palo Alto's city cars underused

Palo Alto officials have halted the city's vehicle-replacement program after an audit found that more than a third of the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by musical, on Apr 18, 2010 at 1:46 am | 24 comments | 2601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto deaths topic of KQED Forum Tuesday

Philippe Rey, executive director of the Palo Alto-based Adolescent Counseling Service, will discuss factors contributing...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by relentlesscactus, on Nov 1, 2009 at 6:14 pm | 12 comments | 2601 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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