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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly sports fields to get synthetic turf

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Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 20, 2007 at 5:40 pm | 46 comments | 6831 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 | 6829 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Obama visits Palo Alto to raise funds for Dems

President Obama visited Palo Alto Thursday night to attend two fundraisers benefiting the Democratic Senatorial Campaign...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by The Playa, not the game, on Jun 7, 2013 at 11:06 am | 8 comments | 6828 Views

RESTAURANTS

Enough with word-of-mouth specials

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Original post made by Ray on Sep. 15, 2006
Last comment by Carol, on Sep 15, 2006 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 6825 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Businesses to drive city's new traffic-fighting nonprofit

As Palo Alto prepares to launch new shuttles, impose downtown parking restrictions and offer other incentives for commuters...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Enough already, on Oct 31, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 21 comments | 6824 Views

SPORTS

Did Palo Alto 11-12s Win Semi-finals?

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Original post made by Michael on Jul. 31, 2006
Last comment by graham, on Apr 11, 2007 at 8:18 pm | 8 comments | 6822 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Proposition 89: hope for democracy

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Original post made by Nancy Neff on Oct. 23, 2006
Last comment by Nancy Neff, on Oct 26, 2006 at 10:51 am | 5 comments | 6822 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto workers march against wage cuts

Facing salary reductions and uncertainty over future benefits, dozens of workers from Palo Alto's largest labor union sang...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by the watcher, on Jul 14, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 43 comments | 6821 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fact-Based Decision-Making at Alma Plaza

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Original post made by Karen White on Mar. 23, 2007
Last comment by Not so fast, on Apr 2, 2007 at 6:16 am | 27 comments | 6818 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto orders analysis of CPI's toxic risk

Faced with protests from Barron Park residents over toxic materials at a nearby plating shop, Palo Alto officials on Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Apr 26, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 20 comments | 6818 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to review plan for new animal shelter

A proposal to rebuild and greatly expand Palo Alto's aged animal-services center got off to a promising start Monday night...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Bunny Wunny, on Jun 30, 2014 at 5:18 pm | 30 comments | 6818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District, Paly vow changes after hazing article

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Original post made on Dec. 13, 2007
Last comment by another paly student, on Dec 17, 2007 at 5:43 pm | 59 comments | 6818 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Olive Garden site project races to meet deadline

With the clock ticking toward the deadline for new office developments in Palo Alto, two proposals by the same architecture...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on May 29, 2016 at 8:25 pm | 30 comments | 6817 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 | 6816 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gray injects green into council campaign

Tim Gray's dark-horse candidacy for the Palo Alto City Council received a major boost from a $30,000 contribution that the...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Oct 13, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 25 comments | 6814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss annual priorities

Palo Alto school officials say they want to boost district-wide consistency in "academic rigor, grading and curricular elements"...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Brownie, on Aug 28, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 16 comments | 6814 Views

BOOKS

CSPAN2 goes missing from cable TV

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Original post made on Oct. 29, 2007
Last comment by What a company!, on Nov 11, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 9 comments | 6814 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facebook donates $20M for East Palo Alto affordable housing

Facebook announced on Friday that it is committing $20 million to help create badly needed affordable housing in East Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2016
Last comment by Susan, on Feb 9, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 9 comments | 6813 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Have you changed your habits because of global warming?

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Original post made by Lisa Van Dusen on Jun. 21, 2006
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Jun 24, 2006 at 9:40 pm | 6 comments | 6810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Avoiding foreclosure through short sales

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Original post made on May. 15, 2008
Last comment by Marty, on May 25, 2008 at 8:33 pm | 5 comments | 6808 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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