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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Residents hope to drown out airplane noise with complaints

When Amy Christel moved from Barron Park to her new Midtown Palo Alto home last summer, she welcomed the time she could spend...

Original post made on May. 24, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 5, 2015 at 11:12 am | 260 comments | 19317 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto 15s, 13s win District 6 Babe Ruth baseball titles

The Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15- and 13-year-old all-stars punched their respective tickets to next week's NorCal State tournaments...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by Sue Swanson, on Jul 4, 2015 at 10:40 pm | 1 comment | 1316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto waives fees for single-story districts

Residents of Eichler neighborhoods clamoring for protection from new mansions on their blocks scored a victory Monday night...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by I know Eichlers, on Jul 4, 2015 at 9:24 pm | 25 comments | 6104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Was there a fire this morning on Stanford campus?

I was walking the dish and there was a big plume of smoke from near the intersection of Junipero Serra and Campus drive....

Original post made by momomom on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by momomom, on Jul 4, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 1160 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where to see fireworks?

I'm new to the area. Where are good places to view fireworks on the 4th of July? Thanks for your replies....

Original post made by new to PA on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jul 4, 2015 at 12:35 pm | 14 comments | 890 Views

AROUND TOWN

IF COPA CANNOT CAPABLE PROVIDE POWER, WHY THE MONOPOLY?

In the last 12 hours or so, my power has been cut---twice, for extended periods. Yet, we have no hurricane, no tornado,...

Original post made by TheRealSlimK on Jul. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 511 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power failure July 4, 2015

There is a power failure in Midtown....

Original post made by Hello? on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Jul 4, 2015 at 8:49 am | 3 comments | 624 Views

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 | 2523 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 | 4604 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 | 6037 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 | 7174 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 | 8647 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 | 3424 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 | 8166 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 | 5779 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 | 7206 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 | 7150 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 | 4562 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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