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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto students to be honored Friday

Three East Palo Alto teens will be honored at the annual Family Service Winners Breakfast Friday at the Crowne Plaza Cabana...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ada, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 2414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters to battle smokey dump fire all night

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Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 24, 2008 at 1:20 am | 4 comments | 2414 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Outage left nearly 5,000 customers without power

An early morning power blackout struck thousands of Palo Alto residents on Saturday and lasted several hours, a Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Engineer, on Jul 24, 2016 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 2413 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victor Frost pleads 'not guilty' to disturbance

Victor Frost, Palo Alto's well-known panhandler, plead "not guilty" on Tuesday morning to a misdemeanor charge of disturbing...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by DEFROST PA, on Dec 2, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 24 comments | 2413 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View pair missing in Los Padres forest

A search is underway today for a Mountain View couple who failed to return Sunday from a two-night camping and hiking trip...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by listenin' live, on Jun 22, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 7 comments | 2413 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open Space District buys threatened frog habitat

A population of federally threatened red-legged frogs now has a protected home, after the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 21, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 9 comments | 2413 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fight at Opportunity Center lands one man in jail

An argument in the day room of Palo Alto's Opportunity Center Saturday night erupted into a physical attack involving a frying...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by david SHIPPEN, on Mar 27, 2010 at 11:50 am | 19 comments | 2413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SF Creek anti-flood plans move forward -- at last

An ambitious plan to tame the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek by widening a downstream channel and lowering a marshlands...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jul 27, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 4 comments | 2412 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area housing market remains slow

Despite a modest rise last month, Bay Area home sales continue to stagnate, according to the latest figures released Thursday...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Super, on Mar 22, 2010 at 4:25 pm | 10 comments | 2412 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to debate binding arbitration tonight

Palo Alto's effort to strike the binding-arbitration provision for police and firefighters from the City Charter will take...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Louis, on Jul 27, 2010 at 12:22 am | 6 comments | 2412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn building threatened by budget cuts

A planned, new industrial arts building at Gunn High School may be delayed because of cuts in the state budget, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 26, 2009 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 2412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jimmy Carter coming to Kepler's Tuesday

Former president Jimmy Carter will be at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park at 7 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 26) to sign his new book,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 26, 2010 at 9:23 am | 4 comments | 2412 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Woman, 78, dies in car crash on Foothill in Palo Alto

A 78-year-old Mountain View woman died Wednesday afternoon after the Toyota Camry she was driving collided with a tree on...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Interesting, on Sep 15, 2011 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 2411 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Well written article from the public WSJ site on why the Keynes Model is failing ( again)

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703615104575328981319857618.html Failed the first time it was tried under...

Original post made by Anti-Keynesian on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Good laugh at Republicans expense, on Jul 8, 2010 at 6:07 am | 15 comments | 2411 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 | 2411 Views

MOVIES

Stanford athletes account for school record 27 medals

Stanford's contingent of 39 athletes wrapped up action at the 2016 Summer Olympics, putting the finishing touches on the...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Julie armitano, on Aug 23, 2016 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 2411 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

it's a matter of pride

WOW, proud of the rescue boat, proud of the maps I feel better alraedy, wow it's a matter of pride, begging for million...

Original post made by fireman on Jan. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meg Whitman to fund Peninsula charter schools

Meg Whitman, former eBay CEO and the 2010 Republican nominee for California governor, will help fund 10 new charter high...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Sep 22, 2011 at 11:54 am | 20 comments | 2410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building unity

From 2014 to 2015, 328 Foothill College students transferred to California state universities. Just five of them were black. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2410 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Missing teens were heading to X Games

A 14-year-old Los Altos boy and 13-year-old Saratoga girl who went missing together last week drove to Colorado in an attempt...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Feb 4, 2009 at 11:30 am | 10 comments | 2410 Views
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Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 6,946 views

Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
By Steve Levy | 7 comments | 3,257 views

California Restaurant Association tests out public-awareness campaign in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 8 comments | 2,182 views

Driverless self-driving car testbed issues
By Douglas Moran | 3 comments | 1,000 views

Luck despite bad luck
By Sally Torbey | 1 comment | 339 views

 

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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