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SPORTS

Paly teams adjusting to losing both gyms to the wrecking ball

Barring any unforeseen last-minute obstacles, demolition of Palo Alto High's historic main gym will begin on Monday. Also...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Rod M. Green, on Aug 27, 2015 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 2454 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lot size - difference in records

Does anyone know what explains the difference in records of lot size. County records of my lot size are significantly lower...

Original post made by Lot size - difference in records on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Rick, on Dec 8, 2008 at 10:49 pm | 7 comments | 2454 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 | 2454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to raise water rates

Palo Alto's water rates would spike by 25 percent for the average residential customer if the City Council approves the latest...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Clean House, on Sep 21, 2011 at 10:41 am | 26 comments | 2454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seek skateboarder in Crescent Park robbery attempt

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they said tried to rob two dog-walking pedestrians as he was riding a small skateboard...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Phil, on Oct 19, 2016 at 2:36 pm | 5 comments | 2454 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cubberley 'a real opportunity' for Palo Alto's future

New, cutting-edge programs for Palo Alto's young adults could come out of a cooperative agreement on new uses for Cubberley...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Irv, on Apr 4, 2010 at 9:12 am | 10 comments | 2453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to look at high school achievement

A proposal to boost kindergarten readiness, academic achievement results and plans for the Palo Alto High School football...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 28, 2009 at 7:59 am | 14 comments | 2453 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
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Nonprofits to host 'Celebrating Positive Cultural Identity' youth event

A coalition of local nonprofits, lead by the Palo Alto Family YMCA, are teaming up to host a free community festival this...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by jerry99, on Nov 6, 2014 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2453 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man likely injured in botched burglary, police say

What initially appeared to be a grisly suicide attempt Tuesday in Mountain View is more likely the result of a burglary gone...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kira, on May 4, 2012 at 12:01 am | 10 comments | 2453 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man exposes self to middle-school girl -- twice

Mountain View police are searching for a man they believe exposed himself to a local middle-school-aged girl twice in the...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by jess, on May 12, 2012 at 8:58 am | 4 comments | 2453 Views

SPORTS

Stanford needs another great defensive effort

Even the offensive players were gushing over how well the Stanford defense played in Saturday's 35-0 Pac-10 football victory...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Tunadeac, on Sep 17, 2010 at 5:15 am | 2 comments | 2453 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The new Palin thread

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Original post made by OhlonePar on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by Peter, on Sep 5, 2008 at 10:20 am | 24 comments | 2453 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Are prayers in order for the national economy?

I have previously asked such a question about the California economy. I have not heard anything, in a serious sense, to...

Original post made by James on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 7, 2009 at 7:43 pm | 17 comments | 2453 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another like you.

This is one of the better explanations of the current state of political affairs in this country: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TMVZqJhwnQ ...well,...

Original post made by Gary on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 17, 2011 at 9:57 am | 7 comments | 2453 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County officials eye housing-tax measure

In an ongoing effort to shore up affordable housing throughout the South Bay, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by Ben, on May 5, 2016 at 7:54 pm | 16 comments | 2453 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County voters to decide on Measure B half-cent sales tax

Voters will decide next month on a measure that would raise billions of dollars to help address many public transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by VTA Grand Jury, on Oct 28, 2016 at 6:51 pm | 13 comments | 2453 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (July 6-7)

[http://mountaingoatfarmersmarket.com/Mountain_Goat_Farmers_Market/Weekly_Market_Blog/Weekly_Market_Blog.html Community:...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 5, 2013 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2453 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Course offers training in disaster response

A six-week Community Emergency Response Team course for Palo Alto residents will begin next week, according to the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:31 am | 4 comments | 2452 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commissioners back private meetings

One day after a City Council committee recommended curbing private meetings between council members and developers, Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 16, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 7 comments | 2452 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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