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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thank You Palo Alto

I don't live in Palo Alto, but I found this Forum after it was mentioned in my town's Square Forum (Pleasanton). I recently...

Original post made by Georgia on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Nov 3, 2009 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 2172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's tallest building gets 'gold'

A 15-story, 43-year-old high-rise building in downtown Palo Alto has received one of the highest federal-standard green-building...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by lazlo, on Nov 3, 2009 at 7:07 am | 4 comments | 3188 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk

CANDY FOR A CAUSE ... Nestled in a quaint neighborhood on the Palo Alto/Los Altos border is this area's newest candy store....

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by K Neely, on Nov 3, 2009 at 4:07 am | 1 comment | 5732 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Steel plates in the streets?

Does anyone know why Palo Alto seems to have more steel than asphalt paving the streets these days? And poorly placed steel...

Original post made by Sore Tires on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 2, 2009 at 11:26 pm | 4 comments | 2089 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paly Spirit Week continues as 'egg war' probed

"Spirit Week" activities were back to normal Thursday at Palo Alto High School while officials continued to investigate a...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jack mehoff, on Nov 2, 2009 at 10:00 pm | 17 comments | 2275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commission urges caution on tree replanting

Palo Alto should slow down and carefully consider its vision for the California Avenue Business District before replacing...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Fines are Educational, on Nov 2, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 25 comments | 2597 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Trees chopped before city's OK was final

Not only did the City of Palo Alto fail to communicate a plan to cut down 63 mature trees on California Avenue last week,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by D, on Nov 2, 2009 at 6:40 pm | 162 comments | 11130 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No way out?

That June night when Vici Kelley finally left her husband started off like many others in their household. It was dinnertime,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by panama, on Nov 2, 2009 at 4:39 pm | 8 comments | 2614 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

How to help

There are steps you can take to help if you suspect (or know) a friend or family member is in an abusive relationship, according...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by panama, on Nov 2, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 2366 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

gas hook up question

Has anyone converted their wood burning fireplace to a gas log set up having a home built on concrete slab?? I need to run...

Original post made by laura on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 2, 2009 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 1907 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto takes control of football race

It has been a spirited homecoming week for Palo Alto High. First, the girls' volleyball team defeated Los Gatos in five games...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2009
Last comment by Not necessarily, on Nov 2, 2009 at 11:09 am | 6 comments | 2795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Number participating in 'egg war' dropped to 50

Only about 50 Palo Alto High School students -- far fewer than initial reports from stuents of 100 to 200 -- were involved...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 2, 2009 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 2025 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist struck, injured in College Terrace

A bicyclist was injured after he was hit by a pickup truck while riding across El Camino Real in Palo Alto's College Terrace...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Terry Morse, on Nov 2, 2009 at 9:57 am | 64 comments | 6406 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Measure A tax plan needs more work

The debate over whether Palo Alto should have a business license tax has popped up periodically for at least four decades,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by PA resident, on Nov 2, 2009 at 9:30 am | 26 comments | 4799 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No-homework winter break OKd, for next year

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Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 2, 2009 at 8:11 am | 35 comments | 4152 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Do hard times mean more domestic violence?

One could almost hear a figurative sigh of relief when news filtered into the 16th annual Domestic Violence Council Conference...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Fairplay, on Nov 1, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 2921 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

From there to hair

Even in a globalized economy, you can't outsource the hands-on job of haircutting. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11311...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Michael Mueller, on Nov 1, 2009 at 7:47 pm | 5 comments | 4688 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Where to turn for help

24-hour crisis hotlines: Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=14360 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Richard, on Nov 1, 2009 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 2384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Audit: Most complaints against Palo Alto police 'unfounded'

The majority of citizen complaints against the Palo Alto Police Department last year were unfounded, a new audit has found....

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 1, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 36 comments | 2994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto "Sandbag Saturday" November 7, 2009

Palo Alto community members are needed to help make and deliver sandbags to their neighbors who can not do the work themselves....

Original post made by Paul on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Barbara, on Nov 1, 2009 at 7:23 pm | 2 comments | 1807 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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