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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly launches community membership campaign

The Palo Alto Weekly has launched a campaign to secure a healthy future by asking readers to begin paying for a portion of...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by anciana, on Jun 24, 2011 at 3:51 pm | 6 comments | 2494 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to voters to raise hotel taxes

Palo Alto voters have the chance today, Nov. 4, to raise the city's hotel-tax rate to pay for new parking garages, upgraded...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

When Barack's berserkers lost the plot

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Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 7, 2008
Last comment by Mike-Crescent park, on Sep 8, 2008 at 9:25 am | 13 comments | 2494 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Achievement gap' should be narrower by 2013

African-American and Hispanic students in the Palo Alto school district, who currently lag their peers in academic achievement,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Gunnhsstudent, on Jun 26, 2010 at 3:13 am | 17 comments | 2494 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thousands of marijuana plants eradicated in San Mateo County

About $1.5 million of marijuana was eradicated from five grow sites found in isolated spots in San Mateo County through an...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 6, 2011 at 4:49 am | 22 comments | 2494 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor hosts 'Day in the Park' June 3

Bring on the bocce. That's what Palo Alto Mayor Yiaway Yeh is hoping residents throughout Palo Alto will say on Sunday, June...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on May 21, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 4 comments | 2493 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bank robber walks away from Wachovia Bank

A man robbed a Wachovia Bank in Palo Alto late Friday afternoon and escaped on foot, police reported. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2008
Last comment by Jon, on Dec 20, 2008 at 5:34 pm | 8 comments | 2493 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prison Guard's perspective

As a California Dept. of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR) employee, I have had my fill with the statements being made...

Original post made by anon on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 15, 2009 at 2:11 am | 7 comments | 2493 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

was the 9/12 "tea party" staged by Fox News?

Fox News has admitted that their producers and reporters were cheer leadering to make the crowd look more interesting on...

Original post made by Heidi on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 20, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 12 comments | 2493 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Olympic hubris

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Original post made by ng on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by Peter S, on Aug 12, 2008 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 2493 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's Ads Shown More Negative Than McCain

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Original post made by Who's more negative? on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by Attention Spanish Speakers, on Sep 18, 2008 at 7:31 pm | 4 comments | 2493 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 | 2493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Life is a carnival

Carnival in Venice: Revelers in costumes of all colors are gathered in a piazza. A lady in pink and blue holds a fan and...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Linda Stone, on Jan 27, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 2493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen mental health program set to expand

An intensive El Camino Hospital program designed to teach high school students how to cope with serious mental health conditions...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Mar 23, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 2492 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former anesthesia tech at Stanford Hospital pleads no contest to sexual battery

A former anesthesia technician at Stanford Hospital accused of groping surgery patients pleaded no contest on Monday to two...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Nail Him, on May 18, 2016 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 2492 Views

SPORTS

UConn gains revenge, topples Stanford by 10

==B Women's basketball== Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored 18 of her team-high 22 points in the second half but it wasn't nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Joel, on Nov 22, 2011 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 2492 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto High grad Zhang wins gold at Pan Am Games

==BI Pan Am roundup== Palo Alto High graduate Lily Zhang helped the U.S. women's table tennis team take home the gold at...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jul 22, 2015 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concours d'Elegance rolls into Stanford this weekend

Some 300 vintage and collectible cars will be on exhibit at the Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance Sunday, June 24, at 360 Oak...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Rich, on Jun 26, 2012 at 8:05 am | 11 comments | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Have Wall Signs gone too far?

Driving around Palo Alto, there are cases of huge wall signs that look like they violate the city's sign ordinance. The...

Original post made by Just Wondering on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Get over it, on Feb 3, 2013 at 8:22 pm | 12 comments | 2492 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto crimes now mapped online

East Palo Alto residents can now find out where crimes have occurred in the city through an online crime-mapping service....

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by crblogger, on Feb 2, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 2491 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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