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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fourth of July travel to break records in California

This Fourth of July weekend is projected to have the highest rate of travel since 2010. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/07/02/fourth-of-july-travel...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by sf, on Jul 3, 2015 at 11:17 pm | 1 comment | 2522 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford: Firefighters knock down Lake Lagunita fire

Palo Alto firefighters responded to a report of vegetation fire near Lake Lagunita at about 12:20 p.m. Friday, according...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 3, 2015 at 7:45 pm | 2 comments | 4602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Festivities for the Fourth

Fireworks, a chili cook-off and parades are among the celebrations planned for Independence Day along the Peninsula this...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Parade, on Jul 3, 2015 at 6:27 pm | 6 comments | 6035 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City pledges funds to save Buena Vista

They haven't had much to cheer about over the past two years, but on Monday night about 300 residents of the Buena Vista...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 3, 2015 at 5:25 pm | 34 comments | 7170 Views

AROUND TOWN

How NOT to landscape

I used to hate my front yard. It was boring and scruffy, and it needed pizzazz. I spent months trying to figure out why my...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jul 3, 2015 at 5:21 pm | 3 comments | 8640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Fran's Market closes

Palo Alto's Fran's Market closes suddenly; owners and customers say the eviction notice came at a bad time. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 3, 2015 at 4:59 pm | 4 comments | 2325 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board turns eye to its own practices

During the first day of an annual retreat on Tuesday, the school board and Superintendent Max McGee took a rare look inward...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Take Aways , on Jul 3, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 27 comments | 3421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan, Palo Verde get new principals

Gunn High School's longtime assistant principal, Tom Jacoubowsky, will be moving to Jordan Middle School this fall to serve...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by hr, on Jul 3, 2015 at 1:02 pm | 16 comments | 8162 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garden Tips: Innovations for better gardens, happier people

In our gardens and in gardens worldwide, a renaissance is getting started and yet also being held back. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1926 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to hire new assistant city manager

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is preparing to fill one of City Hall's senior leadership positions in May, when Suzanne...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Waste of $$$$$$$$$, on Jul 2, 2015 at 7:56 pm | 28 comments | 5776 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto resident allegedly attempted to hire hit man

Federal authorities have arrested and charged an East Palo Alto man in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme, according to a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Never believe it, on Jul 2, 2015 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 7202 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Rising hopes for Buena Vista

With the Palo Alto City Council's final vote a month ago confirming that the Jisser family had met all the legal prerequisites...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jul 2, 2015 at 1:53 pm | 71 comments | 7145 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Government closures, hours for Fourth of July weekend

Here is a list of local and regional service closures and changes for Independence Day weekend. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 2, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 4561 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council halts divisive downtown project

Two months after it seemingly secured the city's approval, a divisive four-story development proposed for the former site...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Bobbyhwy1@icloud.com, on Jul 2, 2015 at 11:31 am | 135 comments | 10651 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Collaborative Orchestra forgoes a conductor

Inspired by New York's celebrated Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, a group of Stanford University undergraduates have formed a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Anon E Mous, on Jul 2, 2015 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 5121 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High temperatures prompt call to conserve power

California power grid operators are urging residents to conserve power as high temperatures tempt many to turn on their air...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Mitchell, on Jul 2, 2015 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 3069 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man robbed in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they said robbed another man and threatened him with what appeared to be a gun...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Ashanti, on Jul 2, 2015 at 12:08 am | 5 comments | 4547 Views

SPORTS

Only one Palo Alto Little League team survives in all-stars

Six Palo Alto Little League teams took the field on Saturday in the opening round of the District 52 Majors All-Star Tournament...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Just a Question, on Jul 1, 2015 at 8:25 pm | 2 comments | 3245 Views

SPORTS

PA American topples PA National in district Little League

In most years, the Palo Alto National Little League all-stars advance further than Palo Alto American. That's not the case...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by moreball, on Jul 1, 2015 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 3022 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Here comes a massive stock market correction

GREXIT plus Shanghai composite collapsing under its own weight and lack of true market information, Wall street puffed up...

Original post made by Taffy on Jun. 28, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 1, 2015 at 12:50 pm | 4 comments | 828 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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