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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Special 'Lytton Plaza' meeting Friday at 5 p.m.

Seeking to expedite the long-awaited renovation of Lytton Plaza, Palo Alto officials have scheduled a special City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by bikes2work, on Aug 12, 2009 at 9:09 pm | 9 comments | 2471 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Palo Alto, it's the watts that count

Last week, when Palo Alto utilities officials offered residents $8 dimmable, energy-efficient light bulbs — normally...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Apr 22, 2010 at 11:49 pm | 5 comments | 2471 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View woman assaulted with lemon

Police say a 41-year-old Mountain View woman was injured when her neighbor and his friend hit her in the stomach with an...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 2, 2009 at 3:24 am | 14 comments | 2471 Views

SPORTS

PA 14s reach NorCal state tournament title game

After losing their opening game of the Northern California State Tournament, the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 14-year-old baseball...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sheri, on Jul 23, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2471 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Woman killed by train Monday was from Palo Alto

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has identified the woman killed by a train at Encinal Avenue in Menlo Park Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by CDV, on Jan 21, 2012 at 8:34 pm | 8 comments | 2470 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo accepting paycheck during gov't shutdown

Representative Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto)has decided to accept her paycheck ($174,000 annual salary)during the government shutdown....

Original post made by Stephen Peeps on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Ferd Nerdlinger, on Oct 9, 2013 at 11:56 am | 10 comments | 2470 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver loses control, barrels into Woodside bank

Woodside's Wells Fargo bank was not built with a drive-up window, but the driver of a black Mercedes on Tuesday, April 14,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Senior with a manual transmission, on Apr 18, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments | 2470 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police seek witnesses to shooting

East Palo Alto police are seeking witnesses to a shooting that occurred Sunday, Feb. 17, around 2:30 p.m. in the 600 block...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Marisol, on Mar 8, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 2470 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The pope, the president and politics of faith

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Original post made by samuel on Jun. 16, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 17, 2008 at 1:15 pm | 5 comments | 2470 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New Historical Evidence of Severe Non-Linear Climate Change

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Original post made by Mike on Jun. 21, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 22, 2008 at 11:10 am | 4 comments | 2470 Views

AROUND TOWN

PALY Model Citizen Charity Fashion Show

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Original post made by Jessica on May. 28, 2008
Last comment by Jessica, on May 29, 2008 at 1:22 am | 1 comment | 2470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Something wonderful

With magnificent melodies such as "Hello Young Lovers," "Something Wonderful" and "I Have Dreamed" — not to mention...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Big Fan, on May 1, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 2470 Views

AROUND TOWN

County off air-quality report card's 'dirtiest' list

For the first time after being among the nation's 25 dirtiest counties for two years, Santa Clara County has improved in...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by public transit, on Apr 28, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 2470 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Still upset about bag ban

Phase II comes into effect on July 1 and I am still upset about this. This ban is not right and the charge for paper is not...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jun 19, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 13 comments | 2469 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New tunnels, pipes eyed for Peninsula

Other cities have hurricanes, wildfires and floods -- San Francisco has earthquakes. And nothing gets a major water project...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 30, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 2 comments | 2469 Views

SPORTS

Rainy day puts a damper on Stanford football

Most days during the football season, senior running back Toby Gerhart doesn't mind his bicycle trips around the Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by ltk, on Oct 15, 2009 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 2469 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Census workers sought in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County residents looking for extra cash during hard economic times are being encouraged to apply to be census...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by lingxia Meng, on Dec 17, 2008 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 2469 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ugly soundwall still a hazard!

It appears that the work on the Loma Verde/Bayshore intersection by the ugly soundwall has been completed. It is now very...

Original post made by Ugly, ugly, ugly on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 11, 2009 at 5:38 pm | 10 comments | 2469 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Safe Ride' gears up for tipsy teens, others

Safe Ride, a quarter-century-old service that offers rides to intoxicated teenagers from Mountain View to Redwood City, is...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by johnston, on Dec 24, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 13 comments | 2469 Views

AROUND TOWN

Impressions of fall

Palo Alto might not be the Hudson River Valley or Vermont, with forests of orange, red and gold. But there are colors enough...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Bostonian, on Nov 30, 2009 at 11:52 pm | 1 comment | 2469 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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