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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Basement groundwater pumping raises concerns

Day-in, day-out from April through October, residents of Old Palo Alto have noticed the incessant pumping of water -- estimated...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by vladrad, on Aug 14, 2012 at 4:44 am | 28 comments | 6921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto residents alerted about invasive mosquito

Two weeks after the discovery of a yellow-fever mosquito in Menlo Park, the Santa Clara County Vector Control District is...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Vector is Countywide, on Feb 16, 2015 at 7:41 am | 4 comments | 6920 Views

RESTAURANTS

Incongruity on University

The restaurant space at 473 University Ave. was built as Cafe Niebaum-Coppola in 2002, with sky-high ceilings, classic wood...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 31, 2011 at 11:16 pm | 5 comments | 6919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Comments/reactions from MI meeting?

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on May. 31, 2007
Last comment by Briones parent, on Jun 5, 2007 at 11:39 pm | 92 comments | 6916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shirley Temple Black dies at her home in Woodside

Shirley Temple Black died Monday night at her home in Woodside. She was 85. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/02/11/shirley-temple-black-dies-at-her...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Feb 13, 2014 at 8:40 am | 6 comments | 6915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Positively Green: The importance of good ventilation

In previous columns, I have mentioned the term "building science," an approach to building or remodeling a home that takes...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 6914 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With no rain in sight, Adobe Creek undercrossing to stay open

As California's drought persists, Palo Alto is preparing to leave open an undercrossing at Adobe Creek that normally gets...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by The Shadow knows....., on Oct 16, 2014 at 9:14 am | 17 comments | 6912 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family escapes two-alarm house fire in East Palo Alto

A 9-year-old boy who was playing fort in the garage of a family home in East Palo Alto Tuesday accidentally started a fire...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Felicia Ventura, on Aug 8, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 9 comments | 6912 Views

MOVIES

KQED airing Beyond the Call

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Original post made by Gloria Schulz on Jan. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 6912 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood wins support for banning two-story homes

A grassroots effort in Palo Alto to ban two-story homes in Eichler neighborhoods is on the cusp of its first big victory...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 11, 2015 at 7:47 pm | 24 comments | 6909 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford football receives commitment from top tight end

Stanford football may lose two top tight ends to the NFL this year, but those losses could be offset by the commitment of...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Sylvia, on Jan 15, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 6909 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, fired library contractor exchange 'cover up' accusations

The court battle between the City of Palo Alto and the contractor it has accused of badly botching the long-delayed construction...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 28, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 43 comments | 6909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying recommendations delayed until April 9

The Palo Alto school district will unveil its recommendations for a new policy on bullying April 9, Superintendent Kevin...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Edmund Burke, on Mar 19, 2013 at 11:00 am | 127 comments | 6908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Flaws in school-improvement planning process jeopardize outcomes

In these difficult economic times, our Palo Alto Unified School District is in the enviable position of having $378 million...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 16, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 80 comments | 6907 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman knocked down, robbed in Midtown area

A woman walking on Middlefield Road south of Loma Verde Avenue in Palo Alto was knocked down and robbed of her purse about...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by H, on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:17 am | 89 comments | 6907 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why Is Crime Ignored in Palo Alto?

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Original post made by Jay on Jan. 18, 2007
Last comment by member, on Apr 13, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 19 comments | 6906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teleminder automatic-call system Fails -- OUTSOURCE

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Original post made by Compromise on Apr. 10, 2007
Last comment by Compromise, on Apr 16, 2007 at 9:30 am | 15 comments | 6905 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Anthropologie moves and more

In this week's retail news, Palo Alto's Goodwill store gets a face-lift while downtown's Anthropologie makes the move to...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2015
Last comment by So long, goodbye, on Aug 17, 2015 at 6:06 pm | 10 comments | 6904 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Faith groups take up immigration, health issues

Yvette Jimenez-Mota, 17, an American citizen and the daughter of undocumented immigrant parents, says she understands that...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:00 am | 31 comments | 6901 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South African brothers create app to help fight Ebola

Although the Ebola crisis has been snuffed out of the news cycle in the U.S. these days, the epidemic continues to ravage...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by mathewmurdock, on Mar 11, 2015 at 12:53 am | 3 comments | 6900 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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