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AROUND TOWN

Proposed hotel to bring Asian flavor to baylands

In designing a new four-story hotel on Embarcadero Road, architects aimed to blend Asian design elements with those evoking...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bad intersection, on Jan 23, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 16 comments | 2378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shawn Stockwell heads home for Christmas

Shawn Stockwell, the 10-year-old boy from Eagle River, Alaska, who waited more than two years for a new heart, is returning...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 23, 2009 at 1:41 am | 2 comments | 2378 Views

AROUND TOWN

The well-beaten path

Runners make their way up the Stanford Dish path during the late afternoon on Feb. 27. Photo by Andre Zandona. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Me, too, on Mar 20, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 2378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why no Daily News?

I've not been able to locate a copy of the Daily News this week, either at a newspaperstand on the street or at a branch...

Original post made by Joy O on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Joy O, on Mar 27, 2013 at 2:08 pm | 3 comments | 2378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

K-3 class sizes in Palo Alto will rise to 21 or 22

Anticipating harsh budget cuts from Sacramento, Palo Alto will allow K-3 class sizes to rise slightly next year. However,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by well but, on Jun 13, 2009 at 5:20 am | 10 comments | 2377 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The world's strangest laws

9. In Florida, unmarried women who parachute on Sundays can be jailed. 8. In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry a concealed...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 26, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 2377 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto resident to ride in Rose Parade

Palo Alto resident Debra LaVergne will participate in the traditional "Tournament of Roses" parade that precedes the Rose...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Didn't see it, on Jan 3, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 2377 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man still critical after assault at Caltrain station

A man who was severely beaten at the Redwood City Caltrain station Friday night has made slight improvements but remains...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 9, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 19 comments | 2377 Views

AROUND TOWN

Finding bliss in the garden

Palo Alto landscapes to be featured in Going Native Garden Tour Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16372...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Arvind, on Apr 8, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 2377 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla Motors seeks $178M through IPO

Tesla Motors hopes to raise up to $178 million through its highly anticipated initial public offering of stock, the Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 16, 2010 at 11:34 am | 5 comments | 2377 Views

AROUND TOWN

Serial bank robber hits banks in Los Altos, Sunnyvale

A man who robbed two U.S. Bank branches within 20 minutes of each other on Monday is a serial bank robber who has struck...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Oct 26, 2011 at 7:30 pm | 8 comments | 2377 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two-sport standout Gaffney faces decision

==B Stanford baseball== ==I Blandino earns All-American honor== Outfielder Tyler Gaffney faces an interesting decision...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Jerry, on Jun 7, 2012 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 2377 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local Executives Arrested for Insider Trading

They are alleged to have targeted Google and SUN, one was a McKinsey Director from here another is a local executive from...

Original post made by Sharon on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Where the Truth Lies, on Oct 18, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 6 comments | 2376 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's going on in Palo Alto?

I just saw some cops driving like crazy (around 60mph) on Alma about 30 minutes back with lights and sirens and everything....

Original post made by paly student on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Sep 13, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 2 comments | 2376 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Australia to implement mandatory internet censorship

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Original post made by Sharon on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by sigh, on Oct 31, 2008 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 2376 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Asian domestic-violence website launches

Asian and Pacific-Islander victims of domestic violence can now receive help through a new website. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 7, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 4 comments | 2376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tomorrow's events (Feb. 22)

[http://thepear.org/appleneverfalls.htm Theater: 'The Apple Never Falls'] Opening night is tomorrow, Feb. 22, for the new...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 21, 2013 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 2376 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wheelchairs in bike lanes in the dark

A couple of evenings ago I was driving along Loma Verde towards Middlefield from Ross in the almost dark (about 7.30) pm...

Original post made by Driver on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Mar 15, 2009 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 2375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford gets record number of applicants

A record number of prospective freshman students -- 30,349 -- have applied to Stanford University, more than 20 percent more...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Joanne, on Jan 29, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 6 comments | 2375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cyber-bullying and the PAUSD

Wanted to make sure everyone here saw this recent post on Silicon Valley Moms Blog about cyber-bullying and the PAUSD. They...

Original post made by Palo Alto Parent on Mar. 12, 2009
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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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