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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Invoke Mandatory In-Car Testing for Senior Citizens

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Original post made by Mike on Nov. 25, 2006
Last comment by Kristi, on May 17, 2007 at 10:43 am | 10 comments | 6319 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to Castilleja: 'apply for new permit'

City planners are urging Castilleja School to apply for an amended use permit as a way to resolve neighborhood traffic concerns...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by another deep throat, on Mar 7, 2014 at 4:20 pm | 30 comments | 6319 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford eyes undergraduate enrollment increase

Stanford University's new General Use Permit application, submitted to the county on Nov. 21, maps out ambitious expansion...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by Idea, on Dec 5, 2016 at 6:27 pm | 18 comments | 6319 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council reforms eyed for Palo Alto ballot

Palo Alto's already crowded November ballot could soon see more expansion as the City Council considers asking voters to...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on May 16, 2014 at 7:01 am | 41 comments | 6318 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to expand 'drought-free' water supply

As California's water woes continue to stress local trees and inflate water rates, Palo Alto officials are preparing to move...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by SF Mann, on Oct 4, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 15 comments | 6316 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: Palo Alto WWII veterans look back

Leland Felton, 95, flipped through a scrapbook Monday of photographs he took during his service in World War II. Young, handsome...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Nov 10, 2012 at 8:19 am | 39 comments | 6316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Softpedaling HP's criminal behavior at the top

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Original post made by J.L. on Sep. 8, 2006
Last comment by resident, on Sep 20, 2006 at 3:30 pm | 16 comments | 6314 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dumpy Bar on California Avenue - Clean Up Your Act

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Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Aug. 22, 2006
Last comment by Passerby, on Jun 13, 2007 at 11:51 am | 13 comments | 6313 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Vote YES on Measure N for libraries in our lifetimes

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Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Actually Gunn is strongly opposed, on Oct 7, 2008 at 2:14 pm | 151 comments | 6313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family: Caltrain victim lost battle against mental illness

The man struck by a train in Menlo Park Friday morning was Eric Salvatierra, a 39-year-old Palo Alto resident, according...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2012
Last comment by Kemery, on Mar 16, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 16 comments | 6313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest alleged bike, electronics thief

Palo Alto police stopped a man on a bicycle for a traffic violation last week, only to discover that he had two outstanding...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 8 comments | 6312 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Keep it simple

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2008/06/05/bvideob-keep-it-simple posted Thursday, June 5,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 6309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crackdown on adult 'teen party' hosts approved

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Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Paly77, on Dec 17, 2007 at 12:23 pm | 56 comments | 6306 Views

RESTAURANTS

Midtown's 'Creme de Cafe' coffee shop closes

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Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by sima, on Sep 12, 2009 at 12:47 am | 64 comments | 6306 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plans to beef up enforcement of new business registry

Palo Alto's new business-registry program rolled off to a rocky start in March, with meager participation and widespread...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2015
Last comment by SteveU, on Dec 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 10 comments | 6304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Deciding Palo Alto's future growth

The biggest issue in this year's City Council race is deciding how Palo Alto should grow. This year's council election is...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Oct 4, 2016 at 4:46 pm | 73 comments | 6304 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robber hits Midtown ice-cream shop

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Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Revolted, on Sep 7, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 84 comments | 6304 Views

AROUND TOWN

PA hitches economic future to green innovation

Seeking to lure new clean-tech companies and retain existing ones, Palo Alto officials are pitching a new program that would...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 7, 2011 at 4:53 pm | 23 comments | 6304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is retirement funding based on 'rainbows, butterflies and unicorns'?

A well-known financial analyst, talk-show host and Orange County's treasurer-tax collector recently described state retirement-funding...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by vic, on Jan 30, 2015 at 9:31 am | 13 comments | 6303 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Projected increase of 500-600 students for Palo Alto high schools

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Original post made by Gunn senior on Apr. 26, 2007
Last comment by Grandchild, on May 26, 2007 at 3:15 pm | 29 comments | 6302 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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