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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 | 2540 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area workers set for 'Bike to Work Day'

Get out the spandex shorts and fingerless gloves: Thursday, May 14, is Bike to Work Day. The Bay Area Bicycle Coalition will...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Gus, on May 13, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 2540 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chronicling the dirty side of 'Techville'

The pioneering work of Silicon Valley on microprocessors, computers and circuits may have bestowed the region with abundant...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Ghost in the Machine, on Aug 31, 2016 at 4:53 pm | 5 comments | 2540 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Fiber moves forward with council vision

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Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by RS, on Jul 23, 2008 at 1:34 pm | 7 comments | 2539 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children's Theatre Seeks Manager

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Original post made by Dr. Seuss on Oct. 2, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2539 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to shift dispatch center to mobile unit

Palo Alto's dispatch center will be moved from the City Hall basement to the city's state-of-the-art Mobile Emergency Operations...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by DDee, on Mar 13, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 14 comments | 2539 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Multigenerational living

Betsy Hobson is thrilled to share a new routine with her next-door neighbor, her 2 1/2-year-old granddaughter. That's just...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Godspower Amraibure , on Feb 7, 2016 at 8:10 pm | 7 comments | 2539 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Campanile Article: Ramifications of Rape Culture

Last week The Campanile, Paly’s student newspaper, published an in-depth article called “Ramifications of Rape Culture,”...

Original post made by Palo Alto Parent on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by among others, on May 3, 2014 at 11:12 pm | 16 comments | 2539 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police arrest auto-burglary suspect

Menlo Park police arrested a man found hiding in the bushes near a reported auto burglary and matching a description of the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Bernstein, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2539 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot's lawyer attacks methods of cell expert

The attorney for Bulos Zumot launched a fresh attack Monday against a cell phone expert who helped the Palo Alto police track...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 26, 2011 at 9:21 am | 6 comments | 2539 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Brown goes the mile in Falmouth

Stanford grad Russell Brown was the seventh fastest American at the Falmouth Road Race in Massachusetts on Sunday. The nine-time...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Pre, on Aug 17, 2010 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 2539 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Recycled Waste Demand Drops With The Downturn In The Global Economy

If you think you are doing the right thing when you discard your recyclable plastics and paper products into your single-stream...

Original post made by Jody on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by Consume Less, on Dec 10, 2008 at 12:05 am | 10 comments | 2539 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County budget for 2010 to see health-service cuts

The 2010 proposed budget for Santa Clara County would fill a mounting deficit by cutting funding for non-mandated, yet valuable...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bigg Stool, on May 8, 2009 at 6:10 am | 3 comments | 2539 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk

<B><B>URBAN OUTFITTERS AT STANFORD? ... </B>The on-again, off-again rumors of Urban Outfitters coming to town are on again....

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 30, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 2538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairmeadow PTA Endorses Library Bond Measure

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Original post made by Len Filppu on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by hahaha, on Sep 17, 2008 at 10:16 am | 25 comments | 2538 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Expert: Officer May shot in the head first

A gunshot-trajectory expert attempted to demolish assertions on Tuesday morning that Alberto Alvarez, 26, murdered East Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 20, 2009 at 2:10 am | 3 comments | 2538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safeway Store at 2811 Middlefield rd and its electric carts

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Original post made by martha on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by Tim, on Aug 19, 2008 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 2538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Channing House tutors give, gain knowledge, rewards

Twice each week, 20 children from East Palo Alto meet with Channing House seniors, ages 70 to 94, for one-on-one time, reading,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Loni Allen, on Oct 24, 2009 at 8:48 am | 2 comments | 2538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo visits Avenidas to talk health care

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (center) answers questions from constituents about health care reform while Avenidas CEO Lisa Hendrickson...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by what a mess, on Jul 8, 2010 at 6:07 pm | 3 comments | 2538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Roots of rhythm to promote sprouts of literacy

The roots of rhythm in African music will be brought to the Midpeninsula Sunday with a celebration of African culture, art,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 20, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 4 comments | 2537 Views
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
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Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
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Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
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Driverless self-driving car testbed issues
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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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