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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Where are the inexperienced, white liberals Powell has endorsed?

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Original post made by tj on Oct. 19, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 20, 2008 at 4:52 pm | 13 comments | 2444 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

World opinion? Pshaw!

A world that gets apoplectic over scratch and tickle at Abu Graib and enhances interrogation at Gitmo, and yet lets actions...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 9, 2009 at 1:36 am | 9 comments | 2444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Mountain View

The streets that crisscross the Old Mountain View neighborhood and nearby downtown were first carved nearly 150 years ago...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie Puckett, on Oct 30, 2009 at 2:15 am | 2 comments | 2444 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA chief out of running for New Orleans job

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis has been passed over for the New Orleans police superintendent position but remains...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by solve the crime, on May 8, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Being Overweight Just As Risky To Health As Being A Smoker

Obese adolescents have the same risk of premature death in adulthood as people who smoke more than 10 cigarettes a day, while...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote YES on Measure E

Foothill College and De Anza College are among the best community colleges in the nation. Today, community colleges are becoming...

Original post made by KEN HOROWITZ on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by Senior, on Oct 8, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 10 comments | 2443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Activity for kids at Gunn field yesterday (Sunday)?

When we were riding past the fields at Gunn on our way to the bicycle event Sunday afternoon, we saw the playing field full...

Original post made by parent on Oct. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A big thank you to the policeman

When I drove by Donald and Maybell this morning around 8:20am, I passed by a policeman giving out tickets to high school...

Original post made by Gunn Parent on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 3, 2011 at 3:39 pm | 31 comments | 2443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private, alternative K-8 school opening in Palo Alto this fall

AltSchool, a new private K-8 school set to launch this fall in downtown Palo Alto, prides itself on actively operating on...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Julie Myers, on Mar 10, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 2443 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Corpse found in Barron Park?

I head about a dead body found in an open lot in the vicinity of Barron Ave and El Camino Real. I head about this from a...

Original post made by Want the Facts on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by resident barron park, on Mar 25, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 2443 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PUBLIC AGENDA: School board, budget update

The Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education will hear a budget update, an assessment of how the district is...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2443 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner: Man killed by train was from Stanford

The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office today identified the man who died Monday evening after being struck by a train at...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Morgan, on Mar 16, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 12 comments | 2443 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fresh Choice - Mountain View; Hygine concerns

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Original post made by Yikes ! on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by stephen levy, on Sep 20, 2010 at 7:43 am | 13 comments | 2443 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Vote carefully on Prop 19

On November 2nd, Californians will decide whether or not to legalize marijuana. I have no personal interest in this legislation...

Original post made by Amos Irwin on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Adobe, on Oct 31, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 5 comments | 2443 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain seeks public's help in assault investigation

Caltrain Transit Police are asking for the public's help in an investigation into a robbery and assault that took place at...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Lisa, on Mar 15, 2011 at 11:27 am | 20 comments | 2443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Contractor charged with six felonies

A building contractor is due in court Dec. 20 to enter a plea on felony grand theft and other charges stemming from work...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by homeless, on Dec 11, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 5 comments | 2443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto to get one, maybe two new high schools

In a mere 24 hours this week, East Palo Alto went from having no permanently housed high school to likely getting two. Voters...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 22, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 5 comments | 2442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Advisory Committee Report Now Available

After a school board meeting a year ago, Gunn High School was directed by the school board to improve Gunn's guidance counseling...

Original post made by Gunn Parent on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by Gunn Mom2, on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 2442 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars hit four Palo Alto businesses

Four businesses along East Bayshore Road in Palo Alto were burglarized over the weekend, Detective Brian Philip reported. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Greg K, on Dec 29, 2008 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 2442 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women win 77th straight at home

==B College basketball== ==I Cardinal men topple Colorado, 74-50== Nnemkadi Ogwumike had 23 points and 11 rebounds, sister...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dave N., on Feb 25, 2012 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 2442 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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