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PALO ALTO ISSUES

More than hot air

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Wildman, on Aug 27, 2015 at 6:36 pm | 24 comments | 6271 Views

SPORTS

Shaw puts Stanford season into perspective

==BI Stanford football == People need a little perspective, according to Stanford coach David Shaw. His team is 5-1 overall,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by John, on Oct 16, 2013 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 6271 Views

BOOKS

When the "staff of life" makes you sick

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Original post made on Jul. 6, 2007
Last comment by colette, on Jul 6, 2007 at 6:18 am | 1 comment | 6271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

GOP plan would trigger major layoffs at SLAC

The prospect of major layoffs at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and other federally funded institutions was raised...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Perry P, on Mar 26, 2011 at 2:22 am | 77 comments | 6269 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robberies & Burglaries

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Original post made by Ray on Jul. 3, 2006
Last comment by Concerned, on Jul 4, 2006 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments | 6269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto holiday garbage pickup schedule

In past years, I seem to remember PASCO mailing out postcards to everyone with the holiday garbage pickup schedule. I did...

Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 26, 2009 at 9:03 am | 3 comments | 6269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fallen tree injures sleeping man in garden shed

A transient man sleeping inside a community garden shed on Newell Road Tuesday evening was trapped inside after a large oak...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 5, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 21 comments | 6267 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: Developers offer to build downtown garage

With Palo Alto in the market for a new downtown garage, developers are stepping forward with offers to build the city a parking...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 19, 2014 at 9:42 pm | 57 comments | 6267 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The time to act is now ...

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Original post made by Margaret Suozzo on Apr. 17, 2007
Last comment by Draw the Line, on Apr 28, 2007 at 1:56 pm | 20 comments | 6267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Middlefield/Lytton Right turn lane

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Original post made by Me on Jun. 21, 2006
Last comment by Me, on Jun 22, 2006 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 6267 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clinton, Obama open PA campaign offices

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Original post made on Jan. 21, 2008
Last comment by Mr. Edumaction, on Feb 23, 2008 at 11:24 pm | 68 comments | 6266 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto All-Star Northern California Tournament Info

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Original post made by Theresa Carey on Jul. 27, 2006
Last comment by Billy, on Feb 4, 2007 at 9:28 am | 4 comments | 6265 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Permit parking gets green light in Evergreen Park

For workers around California Avenue, the era of free all-day parking on nearby residential streets is about to come to an...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by anon, on Jan 25, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 27 comments | 6263 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Committee outlines potential plane-noise recommendations

A multi-city and county committee tasked with finding ways to reduce overhead noise from airplanes going to and from San...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by Bill , on Nov 16, 2016 at 11:41 am | 51 comments | 6263 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Monstrosity at Charleston & San Antonio

OK, this area of Palo Alto was never perfect, a giant parking lot and a Kentucky Fried Chicken used to grace this corner,...

Original post made by bruce on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 18, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 86 comments | 6262 Views

BOOKS

Bike Connection wins PA Little League title

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Original post made on Jun. 20, 2007
Last comment by MovieLover2, on Jun 26, 2007 at 4:46 pm | 2 comments | 6262 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Finding asylum

Margaret Petros prayed in St. Mary's Assyrian Chaldean Catholic Church in Campbell, a lace scarf covering her head. Light...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by almunday, on Nov 2, 2015 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 6261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cell tower on verge of approval for Little League field

It took many extra innings, but Verizon Wireless is now poised to score the winning run in its long and controversial effort...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Slow Down, on Sep 28, 2015 at 11:29 am | 31 comments | 6261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin-immersion grant saves PA district $$

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Original post made on Jun. 25, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 10, 2008 at 12:07 pm | 129 comments | 6260 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to consider appeal of Stanford's housing development

Stanford University hit an unexpected hurdle on Monday in its bid to build 180 housing units in College Terrace when the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Jun 12, 2014 at 11:28 am | 22 comments | 6259 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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