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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What's with highway 101 traffic?

It seems that there is so much more delayed traffic on 101 lately. Maybe it's because I am a stay-at-home mom and do most...

Original post made by SAHM on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by economy is picking up, on Jul 20, 2010 at 7:47 am | 1 comment | 2569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free Monthly Email Newsletter About Events at Stanford

Stanford University has launched a free monthly newsletter for local community members. "Stanford For You" provides information...

Original post made by Stanford For You on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 29, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 2569 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State tax-hike votes to aid schools this spring?

An overall package agreement on fixing the state's massive budget crisis, between long-divided state legislators and Governor...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 23, 2009 at 9:15 am | 4 comments | 2568 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 | 2568 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 | 2568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

<B>Drekmeier responds Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15090 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 18, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 10 comments | 2568 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion spotted at Canada College

A mountain lion sighting was reported Wednesday evening at Canada College in Redwood City, according to the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Derek aka Chongo Carlito, on Mar 14, 2009 at 12:09 am | 6 comments | 2568 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Animal-hoarding case resolved by plea bargain

Ana Ramos and Jose Rubio won't be able to keep any animals in their trailer home in Palo Alto for three years, according...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 9, 2010 at 12:29 am | 7 comments | 2568 Views

SPORTS

Olympians will be on hand for Santa Clara swim meet

With the nation's top swimmers all pointing toward next month's 2009 ConocoPhillips USA National Championships, this week's...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Emily R., on Jun 11, 2009 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 2568 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Health Insurance Experiment has Failed, or, What Could YOU Do With $1 Trillion a Year?

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Original post made by old-fashioned conservative on Sep. 21, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior Games "bigger than Beijing" for Palo Alto

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Original post made on Aug. 2, 2008
Last comment by scott, on Jul 10, 2009 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 2568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: East Palo Alto business district plan must 'get it right'

East Palo Alto's planned 4 Corners/Ravenswood Business District is the last area the city can develop to create jobs and...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 27, 2012 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 2568 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Our schools: some questions about the 22nd century

The plan for a new combined middle and high school in Palo Alto was unveiled at a special Oct. 26 meeting. We should look...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by Volunteers2, on Nov 15, 2015 at 11:49 am | 3 comments | 2567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Employees Forced to Pay for Their Own Substitutes

Wow. I was finally getting used to not stirring up the unions, and then I started hearing (in spite of the lack of press...

Original post made by Jimmy Hoffa on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sea-REDDY, on Oct 29, 2014 at 8:21 pm | 9 comments | 2567 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, Gunn celebrate football titles

Two games. Two must-win situations. When it was all over, the Palo Alto and Gunn football teams had themselves a league championship,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 14, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 1 comment | 2567 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's football season ends in CCS loss to Leland

If Gunn could pick one football game to do a do over this season, its 51-13 opening-round playoff loss to host Leland would...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by Miami, on Dec 27, 2009 at 6:01 pm | 7 comments | 2567 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 | 2567 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to Victor Frost?

Does anyone know what happened to Victor Frost? He is not sitting in front of Whole Foods anymore. Is the legal battle over?...

Original post made by JustWondering on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 14, 2008 at 5:45 pm | 3 comments | 2567 Views

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Caltrain to mount cameras on front of trains

Video cameras mounted on the fronts of locomotives could be installed by Caltrain in August, pending a clarification of how...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Koa, on Jul 8, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 9 comments | 2567 Views

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Driver trapped in three-vehicle crash on Page Mill Road

Palo Alto firefighters had to use the "Jaws of Life" to extricate the driver of a green Hyundai sedan following a three-vehicle...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by daughter, on Sep 29, 2012 at 10:23 pm | 10 comments | 2567 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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