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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ching Chong Chinaman (City Lights Theater, San Jose)

Here's a review of a a stage production in San Jose. It starts with the Wongs, a Chinese American family from Palo Alto........

Original post made by Interesting on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Feb 7, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 5 comments | 2433 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E, join the 21st Century

the gas cloud over South Palo Alto was, we are told, the result of an intentional maintenance release of pipeline pressure...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 6, 2010 at 4:29 am | 19 comments | 2433 Views

AROUND TOWN

grocery donations for hurricane victims

Mitt Romney is organizing grocery donations to give to the hurricane victims. Are any of the local Romney offices doing collections?...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by James, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 2433 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Walgreens design not a 'jewel,' board says

A modern, two-story glass box — atop a level of terra cotta or stone — could rise up from the ashes of the University...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 2, 2009 at 2:40 am | 2 comments | 2432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

American Lung Association gives Santa Clara County an "F" for air pollution

"Although there have been some improvements, the health and lives of millions of Californians are at risk because of our...

Original post made by ALA on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 2432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Expert helps Palo Alto police fight racial bias

Everyone, not just police officers, is guilty of racial bias. But as the nation's leading expert on racial profiling told...

Original post made on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by b, on Nov 18, 2009 at 9:49 am | 13 comments | 2432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Governor agrees to 'rail' link to cities -- maybe

A direct connection may have been achieved Thursday night between Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's office and California...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Perot, on Sep 20, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 2432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto and Stanford reach stop-gap deal for fire protection

With the contract dispute between Palo Alto and Stanford University over fire services dragging into its fourth year, the...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by Billiam, on Dec 24, 2016 at 1:43 pm | 5 comments | 2432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lloyd Thacker Coming to M-A on Feb. 4

The Menlo-Atherton High School Parent Education Series is offering a special event open to the Menlo Park and Palo Alto communities....

Original post made by Charlene Margot on Jan. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Title IX issues raised in latest federal civil-rights case

A complaint to the federal Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) was filed March 5 by a Gunn High School...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by frustrated mom, on May 26, 2014 at 10:37 pm | 4 comments | 2432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cubberley still an option for Foothill expansion

Faced with conflicting arguments and clashing priorities, Palo Alto officials defied dozens of citizens Monday night and...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Losing Status, on Jun 29, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 28 comments | 2431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified to get big stimulus boost

The Palo Alto Unified School District is scheduled to receive an estimated $2.8 million in additional federal funds under...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 1, 2009 at 7:35 am | 9 comments | 2431 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Young Mountain View woman killed in Oakland

A young woman who was killed in Oakland early Tuesday was identified as 17-year-old Mountain View resident Tamara Thompson,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by adan, on Apr 7, 2009 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 2431 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge: No bail for murder suspect Zumot

Bulos Zumot, the Palo Alto hookah-shop owner who police said killed his girlfriend and set their shared cottage on fire last...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by gerome, on Jul 3, 2010 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 2431 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car flips in Friday crash on Embarcadero

The driver of a Pontiac Grand Prix walked away with minor injuries late Friday after the car hit the center median on Embarcadero...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 8, 2011 at 10:51 am | 21 comments | 2431 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto grads help Bucknell women advance in water polo

The Bucknell women's water polo team is making some big waves on the East Coast, and the Bisons have sophomore Hallie Kennan...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2431 Views

SPORTS

VanDerveer: "Tonight it's about Stanford"

Jeanette Pohlen scored a career-high 31 points and matched her season-high with nine rebounds as the Stanford women's basketball...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Basketball Fan, on Dec 31, 2010 at 6:04 am | 1 comment | 2431 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood a win away from the WBAL Foothill Division title

==BI Girls prep basketball== Pinewood opened up a two-game lead in the West Bay Athletic League (Foothill Division) girls'...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2014
Last comment by Bill Walsh, on Feb 9, 2014 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 2431 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The economic slowdown casts a shadow over the prospects for clean technology

Big American utilities are slashing their investments in alternative energy. Florida Power & Light has cut its planned investment...

Original post made by tj on Nov. 7, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2431 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford offers early admission to 689 students

Stanford University has offered early admission to 698 prospective students of the class of 2013 after receiving a record...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Dec 15, 2008 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 2431 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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