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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Begging in front of Whole Foods

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Original post made by Suzie on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by Ben W, on Sep 10, 2007 at 12:11 pm | 71 comments | 6987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents appeal AT&T antenna plan

AT&T's plan to install 19 antennas on utility poles throughout Palo Alto will have to undergo an additional review after...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 9, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 58 comments | 6985 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holman, Scharff, DuBois and Filseth secure Palo Alto council seats

In a sweeping victory for critics of recent development trends, Palo Alto voters elected on Tuesday three City Council candidates...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 5, 2014 at 11:42 am | 3 comments | 6983 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teacher blames fatal accident on sun glare

A teacher who struck and killed a 6-year-old East Palo Alto girl in a crosswalk Sept. 28 told police that sun glare prevented...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by john, on Nov 23, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 35 comments | 6983 Views

SPORTS

Coach Parks: the passing of a legend

Long-time Menlo-Atherton football and wrestling coach Ben Parks passed away in his sleep Friday night. He was 77. Known simply...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Tom Giampietro, on Mar 7, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 37 comments | 6982 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rumsfeld appointment sparks Stanford protest

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Original post made on Sep. 21, 2007
Last comment by Stanford's Shame, on Sep 25, 2007 at 8:08 pm | 105 comments | 6981 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alma Plaza redux

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Original post made by Not so fast on Apr. 17, 2007
Last comment by Not so fast, on May 15, 2007 at 10:28 am | 80 comments | 6980 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City weighs penalties after illegal demolition at Edgewood Plaza

The developer looking to renovate the long-dilapidated Edgewood Plaza in Palo Alto was supposed to preserve a historic building,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by litebug, on Sep 27, 2013 at 5:22 pm | 40 comments | 6980 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Picket signs await picketers

A group of picket signs await arrival of more picketers at City Hall shortly after 10 a.m. today. Of 514.5 employees schedule...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by faithful worker, on Oct 6, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 120 comments | 6979 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Building eyed for busy Palo Alto intersection

A vacant Palo Alto parking lot on the prominent intersection of El Camino Real and Page Mill Road would make way for a four-story...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Feb 20, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 28 comments | 6977 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attempted theft

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Original post made by Jag Singh on Jun. 26, 2006
Last comment by Obvious, on Jul 1, 2006 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 6976 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to change, cement retail-protection law

Retail in Palo Alto is easier to appreciate than to preserve, particularly at a time when soaring rents drive shops out of...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Free Market Anyone? , on Aug 31, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 26 comments | 6975 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn High School Poisoned Earth

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Original post made by Brielle Johnck on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by Joshie, on Nov 18, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 54 comments | 6974 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Go-ahead nears for new, modern Apple store

Plans for Apple's new glass-fronted and topped retail store in downtown Palo Alto are edging closer to final approval this...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 18, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 27 comments | 6972 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents near creek may be asked to tax themselves

With federal funding up in the air, Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park officials may look to residents who live near...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 16, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 33 comments | 6972 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public ponders Cubberley options at forum

More than 100 people turned out Thursday night, Nov. 8, for a public forum on the future of Cubberley Community Center. While...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Alum, on Nov 15, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 9 comments | 6968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gift in a jar

The holiday season can be hectic, and sometimes gifts can fall through the cracks until the very last minute. But no need...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Thank you!, on Dec 14, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 6968 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission backs new housing vision

Palo Alto is still more than a year away from completing the long-awaited update of its land-use bible, but on Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 8, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 26 comments | 6967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School celebrates students who lead

On Saturday afternoon, 67 girls clad in an array of white dresses strode across the circular lawn at Castilleja School arm-in-arm...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2016
Last comment by IT, on Oct 21, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 23 comments | 6967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Join Palo Alto's Relay for Life, August 19-20

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Original post made by Theresa Carey on Jul. 12, 2006
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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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