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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Palo Alto needs new 2010 priorities

With one exception, every member of the Palo Alto City Council who will convene Saturday for a day-long retreat has served...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 31, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 5 comments | 2435 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto shifts course on landfill policy

Palo Alto will start shipping more garbage to the local landfill and lift its recently imposed ban on commercial waste at...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Nov 28, 2010 at 2:15 pm | 13 comments | 2435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer Spare the Air season begins

More than just a prelude to summer, the beginning of May is also the start of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Fed-up, on May 2, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 8 comments | 2435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wilson, Gaona-Mendoza elected to Ravenswood school board

The Ravenswood City School District Board of Trustees will hold onto one longtime public servant and gain a new voice after...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Shmoplifeboy, on Nov 14, 2016 at 8:15 am | 9 comments | 2435 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feds raid Palo Alto Utilities Department in fraud probe

The Mercury-News is reporting that the Feds raided the Palo Alto Utilities Department last week Friday as part of a criminal...

Original post made by Sarah on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on Mar 3, 2009 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 2435 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist hit by car on University Avenue

A bicyclist was taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after being hit by a car on University Avenue in Palo Alto, Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by wk216, on Oct 12, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 16 comments | 2435 Views

SPORTS

Big comeback lifts Castilleja to division hoops title

Junior Lauren Rantz buried a three-pointer with three seconds left to give Castilleja a 48-45 victory over Mercy-Burlingame,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by JP, on Feb 10, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 2 comments | 2435 Views

SPORTS

Stanford dominates final three quarters to win 16-U girls title

The Stanford 16-U A girls water polo team went scoreless in the first quarter Sunday in the Junior Olympic Gold Division...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Spectator , on Aug 2, 2016 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 2435 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bush made the world a safer place

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Original post made by Jane on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by Gary, on Jun 17, 2008 at 7:04 pm | 9 comments | 2435 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

America's global fall from grace

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Original post made by tj on Oct. 2, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 2, 2008 at 1:08 pm | 7 comments | 2435 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why is Barack Obama allowing Libya to twist in the wind?

The Libyan people are being crushed under the relentless attacks from Quadaffi. A straight-forward air cover, from the beginning,...

Original post made by Steve on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Gramps knows best!, on Oct 21, 2011 at 11:14 am | 44 comments | 2435 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Poor air quality forces another Spare the Air alert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that today, July 12, will be another "Spare the Air" day. Today's...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by pollution, on Jul 12, 2012 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 2435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to debate future of Palo Alto Bowl

Palo Alto Bowl would make way for a new Hilton-operated hotel if the City Council votes to approve the project tonight. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 15, 2009 at 8:21 am | 33 comments | 2435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo council approves BevMo with 3-2 vote

The Menlo Park City Council upheld the Planning Commission's decision to let Beverages & More open a store in a spot that's...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Former Employee, on Nov 12, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 9 comments | 2435 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama arrives for Bay Area visit

President Barack Obama arrived Wednesday evening at Moffett Federal Airfield aboard Air Force One. Obama was in the Bay Area...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 25, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 7 comments | 2435 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two events to mark MLK Day in Palo Alto

Palo Altans will honor the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with two community events...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by opus, on Jan 20, 2014 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 2434 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bush to attend church in China, urge religious freedom

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Original post made by joel on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by In the know, on Jul 31, 2008 at 7:30 pm | 15 comments | 2434 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local fund seeks Haiti quake relief donations

The Irene S. Scully Fund, a donor-advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation in Mountain View, will provide up to...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 15, 2010 at 7:30 pm | 3 comments | 2434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly hosts event for 'survivors of suicide loss'

Palo Alto High School will be a host site for the "National Survivors of Suicide Loss Day" Saturday starting at 9 a.m. The...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Nov 22, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 2434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mitzvah Day draws 600 volunteers

Pouring rain and blustery wind didn't stop nearly 600 people from participating in Mitzvah Day on Monday, organized by the...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
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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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