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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to debate utility rates tonight

The Utilities Department's plan to raise Palo Alto's electricity rates by 10 percent while trimming 10 percent off the city's...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 31, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 2577 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toll Brothers project nears final approval tonight

A developer's five-year-long quest to build 45 homes on a Palo Alto portion of the former Mayfield Mall site at San Antonio...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by someone, on Feb 9, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 3 comments | 2577 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do the homeschoolers deal with math curriculum?

I would like to find out if the homeschoolers in our community use math tutors, online resources, parents, or any other ways...

Original post made by LT on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Afterschooling Math, on Apr 29, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 1 comment | 2577 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Blood Center sets donation record

The Stanford Blood Center in Palo Alto collected a record amount of blood donations on Tuesday as part of a competition,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 22, 2008 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 2577 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arson fire damages Palo Alto day health center

A fire damaged an adult day health center in Palo Alto on Sunday night, and a gas can left at the scene left no doubt that...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 3, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 3 comments | 2577 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA scientist flooded with doomsday questions

On his Web page, "Ask an Astrobiologist," local NASA scientist David Morrison has received more than 5,000 questions about...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 23, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 2577 Views

AROUND TOWN

A tale of two Tigers

Tiger, a nearly 2-year-old tomcat belonging to the Samson family of Palo Alto, embarked on a weeks-long adventure when he...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Poki, on Sep 27, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 6 comments | 2577 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fixes eyed for flood-prone bridges along creek

Seeking to protect Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park from the volatile San Francisquito Creek, a regional flood-control...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 3, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 17 comments | 2576 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Revised 'Park Plaza' wins staff endorsement

A controversial quest by Harold Hohbach to build a three-story development on Page Mill Road could finally reach its terminus...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by jm, on Jun 21, 2012 at 8:07 pm | 4 comments | 2576 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest Lytton Plaza stabbing suspect

A man who allegedly punched a woman in the face and stabbed a Good Samaritan last Saturday (April 2) at Lytton Plaza in downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by tofias REAL girlfriend, on May 7, 2011 at 7:35 pm | 18 comments | 2576 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspicious object shuts down Middlefield Road

A suspicious object resembling a pipe bomb prompted Palo Alto police to shut down a portion of Middlefield Road and evacuate...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 30, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 18 comments | 2576 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Where is this "liberal media"?

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Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Sep. 7, 2008
Last comment by Walter's Walrus, on Sep 9, 2008 at 8:47 am | 4 comments | 2576 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police arrest Mountain View bank robbery suspect

Police arrested a Santa Clara man and charged him with five South Bay bank robberies, including last week's robbery of the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Sep 21, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 2576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fiber fanatics

One person's scrap heap is another's treasure trove Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13074...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by mayschenn@yahoo.com, on Jul 20, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 2 comments | 2576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gerhart is Heisman Trophy finalist

Stanford's Toby Gerhart will be in New York City Saturday, but won't be doing any Christmas shopping or heading off to see...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Seriously?, on Dec 13, 2009 at 12:16 am | 9 comments | 2576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic delays expected on Foothill and Junipero Serra

Traffic along Foothill Expressway and Junipero Serra Boulevard may be impacted for months as Pacific Gas and Electric replaces...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by commuter, on Apr 15, 2013 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 2576 Views

SPORTS

Noyola among finalists for soccer award

Stanford senior midfielder Teresa Noyola has her sights set on USC and UCLA this weekend in big Pac-12 matches. She has other...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by non-Facebook user, on Oct 7, 2011 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 2575 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Earthquake Jolt

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Original post made by Jon on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by Huh? Didn't Feel It, on Sep 6, 2008 at 10:52 am | 4 comments | 2575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art community opens up

Oleg Lobykin considers himself "a product of globalization," just like so many others in Silicon Valley. Like many in the...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 2, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 2575 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to Recall City Councilmembers?

Can anyone please tell me where are the instructions on how to recall City Councilmembers? Where are the instructions...

Original post made by Government Question on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon,I agree - go for it!, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 16 comments | 2574 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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