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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Liz Kniss to join Caltrain board

Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss will join the Caltrain board of directors in early December, giving Palo Alto and...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Martin, on Nov 15, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 9 comments | 2510 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Visitors wanted

Garages aren't just reserved spaces for parked cars and extra luggage. For some people, the garage is a haven in which they...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 2, 2011 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 2510 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista owner offers eleventh-hour changes to relocation benefits

The owner of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park Wednesday night upped his offer to more than 100 families and individuals who...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 17, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 22 comments | 2510 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Education options shrink for local college students

In ways large and small, local schools are feeling the consequences of California's fiscal tradeoffs -- not only in cuts...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Juanita, on Aug 1, 2009 at 1:14 am | 11 comments | 2510 Views

SPORTS

2014 All-SCVAL De Anza Division water polo teams

BOYS Most Valuable Player: ==Ari Wayne (Gunn) Most Valuable Field: ==Matt Dunn (Mountain View) Most Valuable Goalie: ==Anthony...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is it allowed to extend your concrete driveway to double the normal size

I can see adding maybe five feet, but there are some residents who are doubling the size of their driveways with concrete....

Original post made by resident on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Aug 14, 2009 at 9:02 am | 15 comments | 2509 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Oil leak Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13102 posted Friday, June 11,...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 12, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 2509 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another strong-arm robbery occurs in Palo Alto

A woman walking alone in the 600 block of Webster Street in downtown Palo Alto at 6 p.m. Saturday was pushed to the ground...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by JustMe, on Nov 17, 2008 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 2509 Views

SPORTS

A run at a Paly track record comes up just short

One of the oldest records in Palo Alto High track and field history belongs to Jon Enscoe, who set the mile record in 1966...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Jon Enscoe, on Nov 19, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 2509 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women miss winning NCAA swim title by three points

Stanford women's swim coach Lea Maurer will be thinking about this one for some time. Why, she'll wonder, couldn't we score...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Almost NCAA champs., on Mar 20, 2010 at 8:46 pm | 1 comment | 2509 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Lin makes Warriors' roster, but his playing status remains in question

When the Golden State Warriors open their 2010-11 NBA season on Wednesday in Oakland against the Houston Rockets, one very...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 30, 2010 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 2509 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's 1970 Rose Bowl team will be honored on Saturday

==BI Plunkett signs autographs Friday== It will be quite a show when Stanford plays host to Arizona on Saturday in a crucial...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Kirk, on Nov 4, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 2509 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

World Bank report: Biofuels have forced global food prices up by 75%

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Original post made by Jarred on Jul. 5, 2008
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Jul 6, 2008 at 6:30 am | 3 comments | 2509 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New "Window" on Solar Energy

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Original post made by Mr. Green on Jul. 12, 2008
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Jul 14, 2008 at 3:55 am | 11 comments | 2509 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Election Protection and Election dishonor

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Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Oct 26, 2008 at 9:42 am | 16 comments | 2509 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SamTrans buying 25 hybrid buses

The San Mateo County Transit District is adding 25 new hybrid buses manufactured by a Hayward company to its fleet by the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 23, 2013 at 5:48 am | 5 comments | 2509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian names three winners of 'law' contest

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, has named three winners in his annual "There Oughta Be a Law" contest, including a...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by :->, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 2509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zibbibo fire-suppression system failed

The Zibbibo Restaurant fire Saturday afternoon was caused by a cooking fire that got out of hand and flared into a hood and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by ansul fire system, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:43 pm | 9 comments | 2509 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three youths linked to 23 PA auto burglaries

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Original post made on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 16, 2008 at 9:18 pm | 11 comments | 2508 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Coroner identifies Woman killed by Caltrain Monday

The woman killed by a Caltrain Monday evening was identified today as Leila Ruth Dewitt of Mountain View. The Santa Clara...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:18 am | 34 comments | 2508 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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