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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why Can't Palo Alto Fix Its Libraries?

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Original post made by Concerned Resident on Jun. 2, 2006
Last comment by Very Tas, on Jun 8, 2006 at 3:11 pm | 12 comments | 6601 Views

SPORTS

What do people think about the new stadium?

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Original post made by Stanford Fan on Sep. 18, 2006
Last comment by Driver, on Jul 16, 2007 at 6:58 pm | 26 comments | 6600 Views

RESTAURANTS

Dinah's Shack

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Original post made by john Labutski on Apr. 22, 2007
Last comment by Cece Moore, on Jun 3, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 4 comments | 6598 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested after violent struggle over officer's gun

A 34-year-old man yesterday led Palo Alto police on a violent wild goose chase through downtown Palo Alto, at one point seizing...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by John F., on Feb 7, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 25 comments | 6596 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As Palo Alto's fiber hopes grow, so do costs

As Palo Alto forges ahead with a plan to bring high-speed Internet access to every local home and business, city staff is...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Dec 13, 2015 at 9:19 pm | 41 comments | 6593 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest suspect following manhunt

Palo Alto police arrested Cameron Conley, 19, of Oakland after a nearly three-hour manhunt near downtown Palo Alto Thursday...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 1, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 67 comments | 6593 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

University Ave Cal Train Station

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Original post made by Cal Train Commuter on Jun. 2, 2006
Last comment by Andrew, on Jun 8, 2006 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 6592 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Transforming City Hall

Palo Alto's Fire Chief Nick Marinaro became the first major City Hall domino to fall when he retired in late June, after...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by PA-Needs-A-Good-House-Cleaning, on Nov 10, 2010 at 2:19 pm | 38 comments | 6592 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man steals leaf blower in Palo Alto armed robbery

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who threatened a gardener with a knife and stole her leaf blower Monday. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Frank, on Oct 25, 2012 at 7:13 pm | 13 comments | 6590 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto man falls in Yosemite climb

A 26-year-old Palo Alto man was seriously injured on Sunday morning after falling 30 feet during a climb in Yosemite National...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Apr 27, 2014 at 7:04 pm | 8 comments | 6590 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are you taking time to prepare for emergency?

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Original post made by Annette Ashton on Jun. 23, 2006
Last comment by Wil, on Jun 27, 2006 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 6588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cheese balls, aliens, Angry Birds -- and logical sequencing

The dozens of children who flock to Smita Kolhatkar's lunchtime "Scratch Club" at Barron Park Elementary School create their...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jeanie Smith, on Oct 17, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 3 comments | 6588 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

North Korea acknowledges arresting Merrill Newman

North Korea said Saturday that it had arrested 85-year-old Palo Alto resident Merrill Newman for "hostile acts" against the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by marie, on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 27 comments | 6587 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tree lighting to kick off holiday season

Downtown Palo Alto will launch the holiday shopping season on Saturday, Nov. 29, with the annual holiday tree lighting at...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by anneke, on Dec 4, 2014 at 10:56 am | 5 comments | 6586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Homeless in Palo Alto

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Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Jan. 13, 2007
Last comment by just thinkin', on Jun 13, 2008 at 3:04 pm | 15 comments | 6585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly vs. Gunn

We're planning on moving to PA this coming year and of course one of the factors we're considering is schools, particularly...

Original post made by Reymundo on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jan 30, 2009 at 9:14 am | 11 comments | 6584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Landowner could raze home under city historic code

Palo Alto's historic-building code sides with 94-year-old Lucille Mellish when it comes to her right to demolish her College...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on May 4, 2015 at 10:32 pm | 24 comments | 6584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto DNA-privacy case could have wide implications

An appeals case filed by a Palo Alto couple could have far-reaching impacts regarding whether personal medical information...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by Penny Wise, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:29 pm | 12 comments | 6582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tall Tree Award winners announced

Four individuals and organizations who have contributed to improving children's quality of life have been named as recipients...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Sigh, on May 7, 2016 at 5:44 pm | 21 comments | 6582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help Senator Feinstein save Sesame Street!

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Original post made by Parent of two PBS Kids Fans on Aug. 4, 2006
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 14, 2006 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 6581 Views
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
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Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 5,699 views

Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
By Steve Levy | 5 comments | 2,174 views

Planning for College Tours
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Driverless self-driving car testbed issues
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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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