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PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Palo Alto, it's the watts that count

Last week, when Palo Alto utilities officials offered residents $8 dimmable, energy-efficient light bulbs — normally...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Apr 22, 2010 at 11:49 pm | 5 comments | 2484 Views

AROUND TOWN

sad news about Briones house

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Original post made by joyce on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by someone who reads, on Apr 22, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 41 comments | 8125 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Polystyrene on its way out of Palo Alto

Polystyrene containers are making a permanent exodus from Palo Alto's food establishments this Thursday -- the latest target...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Natty, on Apr 22, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 13 comments | 3720 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Connecting Dots between NYC, Goldman Sachs, and us

A thread was shut down, ( not deleted, just shut down), a few days ago about "The Sky is Falling" related to the upcoming...

Original post made by Somewhat Dispassionate on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Apr 22, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 9 comments | 1920 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women win title, keep streak alive

After waiting 17 days and enduring a shift of 334 miles away from its own court to complete a dual match, the Stanford women's...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Outstanding!, on Apr 22, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 2463 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming programs at Atherton Library

Friday, April 23 at 7 PM- The Garden: An al fresco studio for impressionist painters. A Fine Arts Museum docent lecture....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1953 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Call For Resolution

I would like CRONA, the Stanford Nurses Union, to request that the Palo Alto City Council pass a resolution that calls for...

Original post made by Jeff Richardson on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 22, 2010 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 1752 Views

SPORTS

Albanese tosses another no-hitter while Klausner, Vujovich just miss

==BI Tuesday's prep roundup== With senior pitcher Sammy Albanese stretching her streak of hitless innings to eight games,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Apr 22, 2010 at 8:42 am | 4 comments | 2483 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Second Highest Contributer to Barack's Campaign? Goldman Sachs

Here is a list of top contributors to McCain http://www.opensecrets.org/pres08/contrib.php?id=N00006424&cycle2=2008&goButt2.x=10&goButt2.y=3&goButt2=Submit And...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 22, 2010 at 5:54 am | 6 comments | 1805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto pledges to cut water, energy use

Seeking to fight both climate change and high utility bills -- and bolstered by a half-million dollar savings in the past...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 22, 2010 at 3:40 am | 9 comments | 2605 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Here's an idea!

Here’s a bright idea - I was one of the fortunate few to get the two subsidized LED lamps before they ran out. Now I know...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 22, 2010 at 2:12 am | 6 comments | 2028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford loses bid to renew EPA charter schools

Stanford University was rebuffed Wednesday in its bid to renew the charter of a struggling East Palo Alto elementary school...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by something smells fishy, on Apr 21, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 17 comments | 5963 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buddy's Cannabis Patient Collective

The Mercury-News says there's a new marijuana club in Mountain View, just south of San Antonio Road. Do you folks think this...

Original post made by nonsmoker on Apr. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2150 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woodside death investigated as homicide

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are investigating the April 13 death of Parima Parineh, 56, of Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by fixedasset, on Apr 21, 2010 at 9:28 pm | 8 comments | 2949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto area agencies receive $240,000 in grants

The Downtown Streets Team accepted a $15,000 grant Monday evening to launch an outreach program to homeless people -- the...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by danny, on Apr 21, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 2347 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Menlo Park men sue High-Speed Rail Authority

Menlo Park resident Mike Brady is representing his friend Morris Brown in a broad-based lawsuit against the agency charged...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Transportation Watch, on Apr 21, 2010 at 7:02 pm | 19 comments | 2422 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police on La Para Ave - anyone know what's going on?

I just drove past 3 police cars on La Para Ave., and I think I saw one police person putting up crime scene tape. Anyone...

Original post made by rhody on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 21, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 2325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Taking a deep breath

Just four years apart, Charlene Margot's son and daughter, Taylor and Brittany, had dramatically different experiences as...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by Informant, on Apr 20, 2010 at 11:39 pm | 15 comments | 3948 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail Authority: No trains on berms in Palo Alto

Should high-speed rail come to Palo Alto, it will not sit atop a massive Berlin Wall, as some rail opponents have feared....

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Michael Tompert, on Apr 20, 2010 at 7:27 pm | 57 comments | 3730 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hyatt Classic hit with likely norovirus outbreak

Several residents in the assisted living section of Palo Alto's Classic Residence by Hyatt were placed in isolation over...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Spuhler, on Apr 20, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 2477 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
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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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