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Palo Alto, Gunn tune up with volleyball titles

The Palo Alto and Gunn girls' volleyball teams are both coming off tournament titles on the weekend and will need to take...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by ysk, on Oct 9, 2009 at 12:30 am | 9 comments | 2598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beltramo's, Draeger's fight BevMo's move to MP

Six local alcoholic beverage vendors -- including Beltramo's and Draeger's -- have formed an organization to oppose the...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 8, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 3 comments | 1830 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why comment anonymously in Town Square?

I do not understand why most people post comments anonymously. Don't they stand behind the remarks they make? By designing...

Original post made by stephanie enos on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by anonymousaswell, on Oct 8, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 19 comments | 2258 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Heart' award goes to Jerry and Joyce Shefren

In medical school "we were not taught about end-of-life care," Dr. Jerry Shefren told a full-house audience at the annual...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sabrina, on Oct 8, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 1 comment | 2682 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The demise of the dollar

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/the-demise-of-the-dollar-1798175.html China, along with several other...

Original post made by Dean on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 8, 2009 at 5:45 pm | 37 comments | 2754 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents seek more retail, parking at Cal. Ave.

Residents and businesses around California Avenue in Palo Alto have no shortage of ideas when it comes to the future of their...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by J, on Oct 8, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 19 comments | 3535 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park discovers $400,000 accounting error

Menlo Park city management has discovered a major accounting error in the budget for the current fiscal year relating to...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Facts, on Oct 8, 2009 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 2216 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto church, others to aid tsunami victims

The First Tongan United Methodist Church of Palo Alto is sponsoring a food drive for victims of last week's tsunami and earthquakes...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 8, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 5 comments | 2361 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park council approves El Camino project

A real estate development project at a site that many say would be ideal location for multi-family housing could proceed...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 8, 2009 at 10:30 am | 6 comments | 2201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Could a tunnel bring Palo Alto together?

California's high-speed-rail project could offer Palo Alto and its neighboring cities a rare opportunity to revitalize their...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Skeptic, on Oct 8, 2009 at 10:04 am | 44 comments | 5606 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors' resistance prompted scaled-back Eden Housing

The Eden Housing development at 801 Alma St. in Palo Alto was once envisioned as a win-win-win situation for all parties...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Svetlana, on Oct 8, 2009 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 2055 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

MOBILE PHONES SAVE THE BANANAS IN AFRICA -UGANDA

I found this article about a banana disease scientist and his cell phone. Uganda isn’t as flooded with technology like...

Original post made by JAMES on Oct. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1866 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Asian domestic-violence website launches

Asian and Pacific-Islander victims of domestic violence can now receive help through a new website. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 7, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 4 comments | 2376 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View man arrested for hate crime

A 26-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Wednesday evening for a hate crime, police say, after he allegedly yelled a...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Race Card Denied, on Oct 7, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 13 comments | 2362 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

H1N1 vaccine arrives at county health dept.

The first shipment of H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine -- 14,000 doses -- have arrived in Santa Clara County , health officials reported...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by proof, on Oct 7, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 7 comments | 2153 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CSMA Presents its 1st Annual party4all to Benefit Financial Aid and Arts Education Programs

On Saturday, October 24, the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) will throw open the doors of its Finn Center campus...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Oct. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don't Miss the Opening of the Kevin Bean Exhibition at CSMA's Mohr Gallery!

There will be an opening reception and artist talk with artist Kevin Bean on Friday, October 9, from 6-8 pm in CSMA's Mohr...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Community School of Music and Arts, on Oct 7, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 1900 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City View

Architectural Review Board (Sept. 24) Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11699...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 7, 2009 at 12:05 pm | 5 comments | 2490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Uri Caine, Piano, Stanford Lively Arts Informance at CSMA - Thursday, Oct. 8

CSMA's 2009-2010 Arts & Entertainment in Tateuchi Hall begins on Thursday, October 8, with a Stanford Lively Arts Informance...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Oct. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2208 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New traffic signal to be installed near Paly

A new traffic signal that will be installed starting Tuesday at the intersection of the Town & Country Shopping Center and...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Facts, on Oct 7, 2009 at 11:32 am | 26 comments | 3147 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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