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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What should be done about piracy, going forward?

I want to start this thread, in order to allow those who are willing to state an opinion, proactively, to do so. I think...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by just thinkin', on Apr 22, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 26 comments | 2501 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Earth Day founder shares recipe for change

Denis Hayes, who launched the modern environmental movement when he brought 20 million people into the streets on April 22,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 15, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 5 comments | 2501 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Medical groups to launch new SM County clinic

A new medical clinic, the "Peninsula Medical Group," to serve San Mateo County residents is being created by the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 11, 2009 at 3:46 am | 1 comment | 2501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Children's Theatre Changes

I attended a performance of "A Christmas Carol" at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre yesterday with my family and some family...

Original post made by Jeff Masnaghetti on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Jeff Masnaghetti, on Dec 7, 2008 at 8:36 pm | 4 comments | 2501 Views

AROUND TOWN

RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12237 posted Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 10:57...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:43 am | 2 comments | 2501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford computer professor Rajeev Motwani found dead in pool

Rajeev Motwani, 47, the Stanford University computer-science professor renowned for assisting Silicon Valley start-ups and...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by WOW, on Jun 12, 2009 at 6:18 am | 5 comments | 2501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suicides spur talk of coordinated response

A growing number of local students are being identified as emotionally disturbed, anxious and depressed, a Palo Alto school...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Dan Schwartz, on Feb 22, 2010 at 11:50 am | 7 comments | 2501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women with Infants Begging at Midtown Safeway Tonight

Before I get tons of hate responses, I am not a cold-hearted rich person who ignores his fellow man. Regularly (and usually...

Original post made by Midtown Guy on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by nobody, on Oct 16, 2012 at 11:43 am | 14 comments | 2501 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Truck destroys fire hydrant in Portola Valley

A tractor-trailer truck demolished a roadside telephone junction box and a fire hydrant at the entrance to the Alpine Hills...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cindy, on Apr 21, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 2500 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This morning's power outage?

We woke up without power in Los Arboles. City's web site is down, and calling the power outage number gives us busy signal....

Original post made by Aleks on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Aleks, on May 11, 2010 at 7:04 am | 2 comments | 2500 Views

SPORTS

In the spirit of the moment, SHP defends a title

Girls' prep soccer roundup Members of the Sacred Heart Prep girls' soccer team prepared to defend their West Bay Athletic...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Robert Lane, on Feb 11, 2010 at 9:38 pm | 1 comment | 2500 Views

SPORTS

Luck sets rookie passing record in Colts' 20-13 win

Stanford grad and current Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck set the record for yards passing by a rookie when he...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Dean, on Dec 26, 2012 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 2500 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain Going Downhill Fast

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Original post made by Bye-Bye McSame on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Palin Watcher, on Sep 24, 2008 at 7:58 pm | 18 comments | 2500 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reflections on the Inauguration

I didn't decide to attend the Inauguration until New Year's Eve. I had worked on the Obama campaign all year, starting with...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 21, 2009 at 2:03 am | 2 comments | 2500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friendship was Chris Chan's 'greatest strength'

Friendship, not climbing, was Christina "Chris" Chan's greatest strength, despite her being a highly accomplished climber,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Pele, on Jul 19, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 5 comments | 2500 Views

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Palo Alto woman wins 2012 National Wetlands Award

Florence LaRiviere has frequented Palo Alto's Baylands since the 1950s, but she said developments diminished much of the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Barbara and Barry , on May 7, 2012 at 12:53 am | 5 comments | 2500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Call for Nominations: Palo Alto PTA Council Honors Outstanding Service to Children

Palo Alto PTA Council Honors Outstanding Service to Children Members of Palo Alto’s PTAs, schools and community devote...

Original post made by terryg on Mar. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Child hit in Terman crosswalk - Arastradero too dangerous!

This morning fire trucks raced by as we were headed to Gunn. All traffic stopped and we could see the flashing lights at...

Original post made by Michele on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by My kids walk and bike to school, on May 9, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 8 comments | 2499 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Two men robbed at gunpoint at Foothill College

Two men were robbed at gunpoint Monday morning at Foothill College, a campus spokesman said. According to law enforcement...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Chief Ron Levine, on Nov 22, 2012 at 12:54 am | 4 comments | 2499 Views

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Palo Altan Dorothy Beckett, 104, dies

Dorothy Beckett, a 104-year-old Palo Alto woman and former Wimbledon tennis player, has died. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13814...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by g, vizvary, on Sep 14, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 2499 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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