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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Democrats get their comeuppance as they align with Bush on Bailout

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Original post made by Democrats aligned with Bush? on Sep. 29, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 1, 2008 at 11:54 am | 28 comments | 2489 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How California Became France

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123517419077037281.html This editorial, by Matthew Kaminski of the Wall Street Journal,...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 26, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 32 comments | 2489 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"If I wanted America to Fail"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZ-4gnNz0vc This Youtube clip captures the essence of why America is headed downhill. The...

Original post made by Laurence on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by Sir LaUrence, on May 8, 2012 at 6:23 pm | 25 comments | 2489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford to cut budget more, freeze salaries

Stanford University will cut its budget by close to $100 million next fiscal year, $30 million more than originally anticipated,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Mar 17, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 10 comments | 2489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Earth Day and other eco-centric events

A healthy helping of environmental events will be held in Palo Alto over the next two weeks to help locals celebrate Earth...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 21, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 6 comments | 2489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kicking off a new league

A brand-new sporting league is in town -- with a twist. Big Kid Sports (BKS) will offer its members a chance to play sports...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Chris - San Mateo, CA, on Jul 24, 2009 at 11:02 am | 5 comments | 2489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second Fisher House approved for Palo Alto VA

A second Fisher House to provide on-campus housing for veterans and their families while receiving treatment at the VA Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by PA Mom + Proud Member of the Elks Veterans Committee , on Aug 25, 2011 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 2489 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, Med Center negotiations revving up

After starting out on a rancorous note, Palo Alto and Stanford University are now nearing an agreement over the types of...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Retiree, on Apr 10, 2010 at 11:04 am | 12 comments | 2488 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Project Safety Net is committed to student well-being

Our community is renowned for its dedication to helping the next generation of leaders and citizens reach their potential....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 26, 2011 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 2488 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Motorcyclist, 80, killed in La Honda crash

An 80-year-old Belmont man died in a motorcycle crash near La Honda on Sunday afternoon. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=26452...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Wendy Sager Sorensen, on Aug 15, 2012 at 4:16 am | 4 comments | 2488 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

former HP engineer threatens to assassinate pro-gun-control State Senator

California State Senator Leland Yee is pushing for tougher gun control in this state. In response, former HP engineer Everet...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Ah, yes, on Feb 15, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 2488 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in nonfatal East Palo Alto shooting

A man was arrested on suspicion of shooting another man in the leg in East Palo Alto this Wednesday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Friend, on Jul 26, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 2488 Views

SPORTS

Menlo girls grab important WBAL soccer win

After suffering a tough loss earlier in the week to first-place Sacred Heart Prep, the Menlo girls' soccer team knew it had...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Casti Team, on Jan 22, 2010 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 2488 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'TravelBlog' added to Palo Alto Online

When the mapped-out Wall Street investment-banking career of lifelong Palo Altan Keith Schuman was rudely interrupted last...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jane Molony, on Feb 28, 2009 at 4:51 pm | 1 comment | 2488 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fun in the sun

Stanford students enjoy the warm weather Monday afternoon thanks to an inflatable pool and garden hose. Photo by Whitney...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Danny, on Apr 22, 2009 at 11:16 am | 3 comments | 2488 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sunnyvale man struck, killed by train in Palo Alto

A 24-year-old man was killed at about 7:30 p.m. Monday evening (Feb. 28) when southbound Caltrain No. 284 struck him at the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Daily Post got it right, on Jul 8, 2011 at 9:03 am | 22 comments | 2488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cabana BBQ event

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Original post made by Gus L. on Aug. 24, 2008
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AROUND TOWN

'Montagues' vs. 'Capulets' case nears closure

An attempted murder case with modern-day parallels to William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" -- with gang members feuding...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by bill, on Sep 10, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 5 comments | 2488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: 'Desire' and 'Prestige'

THE END OF PRESTIGE ... After 57 years as a mainstay in Palo Alto's Town & Country Village shopping center, women's-clothing...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by midtowner, on Jul 25, 2011 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 2488 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paul Losch: What is going on with elminating baseball prioity at Hoover and Baylands?

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Original post made by John on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Too much information, on Sep 29, 2008 at 11:06 am | 7 comments | 2487 Views
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Affordable Housing: Complexities
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Common Application's 2017-2018 Essay Prompts
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Checklist before baby arrives
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 1,025 views

The Call for Couples or Marriage Counseling? Communication
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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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