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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alma Street traffic diverted while gas leak fixed

Traffic on Alma Street in south Palo Alto was diverted this afternoon while city Utilities Department crews repaired a gas...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 15, 2010 at 10:53 am | 6 comments | 1866 Views

SPORTS

Ogwumike puts on a show in Stanford Pac-10 hoops win

Nnemkadi Ogwumike had no equal Thursday night as the Stanford women's basketball team defeated visiting Washington State,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by wholesale supplier, on Jan 15, 2010 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 2364 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family of Officer Richard May furious about leak

The family of slain East Palo Police Officer Richard May is outraged that the defense attorneys for May's admitted killer,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by David Taylor, on Jan 14, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 34 comments | 3711 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Avenue/El Camino Real Intersection Improvements Project

Since it appears almost no one in Palo Alto is aware of the project to redesign the intersection at Stanford Avenue and El...

Original post made by Roger on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 14, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 28 comments | 3352 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping what matters

High land values in Palo Alto, the demand for new housing and changing shopping habits have led to the loss of places near...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Save the Bowl 2, on Jan 14, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 52 comments | 2925 Views

AROUND TOWN

New trees, wider sidewalks eyed for El Camino

Months after Palo Alto residents shot down a city proposal to plant red maples on California Avenue, the trees are causing...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Irvin, on Jan 14, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 27 comments | 2857 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men rob Menlo Park gas station

Police in Menlo Park are trying to identify two suspects who robbed a 76 gas station at gunpoint Monday night. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Give em up, on Jan 14, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 4 comments | 1952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Push to rename Lytton Plaza debated, delayed

An effort by downtown business leaders to rename the newly renovated Lytton Plaza at University Avenue and Emerson Street...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Judith, on Jan 14, 2010 at 10:16 am | 38 comments | 2993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for interesting garage art

Have you or your neighbor decorated your garage in an unusual manner (not for the holidays, but all year 'round)? Please...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Judith, on Jan 14, 2010 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1933 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Property value tax reassessment denied

I hear from many Palo Alto residents who applied for tax reasessment of their properties reducing values that Santa Clara...

Original post made by PA Resident on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 14, 2010 at 8:32 am | 3 comments | 1901 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to bring jobs to Palo Alto, benefit residents and increase Palo Alto's net worth.

We can look to the Campus for Jewish Life in South Palo Alto to learn how to do this. A large piece of property came on...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by NIMBY, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 1964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aspergers Spouse

In Australia and the UK there are many support groups for people married to a person with Asperger's Syndrome. Here in...

Original post made by Lisa on Jan. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast vs DSL

Is there anyone out there who has experienced ongoing issues with COMCAST high speed internet connection? I am having...

Original post made by MidtownMom on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 13, 2010 at 5:50 pm | 11 comments | 4698 Views

BOOKS

Plan approved for offices at historic church

The historic Christian Science church in downtown Palo Alto will be preserved, renovated and transformed into an office building...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 13, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 4 comments | 4158 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature: An old-fashioned love story

With 118 years of combined experience being married, Bill Hahn and Colleen Coleman decided to take the plunge again this...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 13, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 12 comments | 3002 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to donate to the Red Cross Haiti earthquake relief effort

How to donate to the Red Cross Haiti earthquake relief effort: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/01/13/help-haiti...

Original post made by Ken on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by TJ, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 2221 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys survive first soccer showdown with Gunn

It's quickly becoming evident that there may be no easy matches in the SCVAL De Anza Division boys' soccer race this season,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2680 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County elects new board president

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today elected Supervisor Ken Yeager as its new president, replacing Liz Kniss. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Mil, on Jan 13, 2010 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 2600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Page Mill Properties buildings face auction

Notices of sale went up on the Page Mill Properties' East Palo Alto apartment buildings yesterday morning at 9:30 a.m., adding...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by brassservices@yahoo.com, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:09 am | 11 comments | 2410 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No bail for Palo Alto murder suspect Zumot

Murder suspect Bulos "Paul" Zumot was denied bail during his arraignment Friday afternoon at the Palo Alto Courthouse. Zumot,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by D, on Jan 12, 2010 at 10:01 pm | 18 comments | 3284 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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