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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Renew stormwater fee

The system for moving rainwater from our streets out to the bay only gets our attention when something goes wrong, streets...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Stephen, on Mar 19, 2017 at 8:28 pm | 26 comments | 2548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth Opinion: Debunking the myths of Gunn sports

BY KEVIN ZHANG In Palo Alto, the Bay Area or even the nation, Henry M. Gunn High School is known for high-achieving...

Original post made by Worth a read on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by One Parent, on May 4, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 11 comments | 2548 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist down on Foothill at Arastradero on Sept 15

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Original post made by GunnParent on Sep. 15, 2008
Last comment by Inquiring minds, on Sep 15, 2008 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 2548 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Best Of Palo Alto 2011 launches

It is time again for the readers of the Palo Alto Weekly and users of Palo Alto Online to voice their views on the top establishments...

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver crashes minutes before Obama motorcade speeds by

Minutes before President Barack Obama's motorcade headed down El Camino Real on Wednesday night, an apparent drunken driver...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by fact less, on May 24, 2012 at 10:36 am | 8 comments | 2548 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palin thinks Freddie Mac is a government agency

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Original post made by Voter on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by Mike-Crescent park, on Sep 8, 2008 at 9:29 am | 5 comments | 2548 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Harvard Study Confirms Fluoride Reduces Children's IQ

A recently-published Harvard University meta-analysis funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has concluded that...

Original post made by Pro Choice on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 15, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 8 comments | 2547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

El Carmelo parents pitch in for 'Going Green'

Parents and students at El Carmelo Elementary School have "filled up the stage" in the school's multi-purpose rooms with...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by PA Mom, on Jan 22, 2009 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 2547 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys, girls grab division victories over Gunn

==B Wednesday's prep basketball== The Palo Alto boys' and girls' basketball teams continued their winning ways against...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by member, on Jan 26, 2012 at 10:18 pm | 4 comments | 2547 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Tragedy and Hypocrisy of Darfur

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Original post made by Where is the morality? on Aug. 9, 2008
Last comment by gh, on Aug 10, 2008 at 8:52 pm | 1 comment | 2547 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obams's drone attacks in Pakistan

There is news that Obama is ordering drone missle strikes against Pakistan militant sites. Just now I heard that five German...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 5, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 12 comments | 2547 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wanted: Identity of man who lost camera at Super Bowl

A New York woman who was in Indianapolis on Sunday, Feb. 5, for the Super Bowl is trying to reunite a fellow football fan...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by MaryEllen, on Feb 15, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 22 comments | 2547 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

$52 million for BMR housing in Palo Alto

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Original post made by common sense on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by Southie, on Sep 4, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 5 comments | 2546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairmeadow opens search for new principal

Fairmeadow Elementary School is searching for a new leader following an announcement that Principal Eric Goddard will become...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Thankfull Parent, on Apr 11, 2011 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 2546 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Six stabbed at Shoreline concert Saturday

Police ended a Shoreline Amphitheatre concert early on Saturday night after at least six people were stabbed in the lawn...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Ada, on Jun 3, 2009 at 10:58 am | 18 comments | 2546 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain safety 'summit conference' Wednesday

A brief summit conference on safety along the Caltrain corridor will be held Wednesday morning involving representatives...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by relentlesscactus, on Nov 1, 2009 at 7:15 pm | 15 comments | 2546 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'There was fire everywhere,' crash witness reports

"There was fire everywhere," an eyewitness to this morning's plane crash in East Palo Alto recalled. The witness, Betina...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 2546 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto wins softball showdown with Castilleja

The stage was set for Castilleja senior softball pitcher Sammy Albanese to make history. All she needed to do was throw a...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Amy, on May 4, 2010 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 2546 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palin Ditches Bangs

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Original post made by She is Pretty Though on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 9, 2008 at 4:17 am | 9 comments | 2546 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto/Palo Alto bus links to be cut?

Four out of six bus lines that link East Palo Alto and Palo Alto may be eliminated or cut back due to budget cuts by SamTrans,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Donald, on Jul 31, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 12 comments | 2546 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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