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AROUND TOWN

EPA chief out of running for New Orleans job

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis has been passed over for the New Orleans police superintendent position but remains...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by solve the crime, on May 8, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2451 Views

AROUND TOWN

May 13 is national Bike To Work Day

If you don't know a good bike route to work, look for one this weekend or ask your work colleagues early next week. Google...

Original post made by bike to work on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 8, 2010 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 1798 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Residents, workers worry about Palo Alto cuts

Hours before Palo Alto City Manager James Keene presented his proposed budget to the City Council Monday night, dozens of...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by cityworker, on May 7, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 78 comments | 3807 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic Palo Alto Bowl gets a reprieve to 2014

The lease for the historic Palo Alto Bowl in south Palo Alto -- Palo Alto's only bowling alley and one of the few remaining...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by mom of teens, on May 7, 2010 at 6:27 pm | 26 comments | 35846 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yoriko Kishimoto

Of the three Democrats running for Ira Ruskin's seat in the 21st Assembly District, Yoriko Kishimoto is the only one who...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by svatoid, on May 7, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 4 comments | 3168 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Assembly candidate profile: Rich Gordon

Ask Rich Gordon, a candidate for the state Assembly's 21st District seat, what makes him think he can bring people together...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2469 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Assembly candidate profile: Josh Becker

Menlo Park venture capitalist and social entrepreneur Josh Becker is stressing his networking abilities in campaigning for...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 4123 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls have hurdles to overcome in league track finals

At least two events will have a new champion when the SCVAL De Anza Division Track and Field Championships are held Thursday...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Copter, on May 7, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 2616 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

More park debate Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12815 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Clare Warner, on May 7, 2010 at 10:54 am | 7 comments | 2874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annual Powwow comes to Stanford this weekend

Now in its 39th year, the Stanford Powwow is coming to the Eucalyptus Grove on campus again this weekend, with Native-American...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 7, 2010 at 8:10 am | 3 comments | 2538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto banks on landfills for 'green' energy

The phrase "green energy" may evoke images of solar panels and wind turbines in some minds, but in Palo Alto the term can...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Reads Staff Reports, on May 7, 2010 at 7:56 am | 9 comments | 2936 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

GontoKorea 2

As all my fans out there know, My son and I will be visiting Korea, I for the second time, to commemorate the war that started...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Good Trip!!, on May 7, 2010 at 5:59 am | 1 comment | 2156 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Meg Whitman is faltering?

Steve Poizner just released a new tracking poll saying that he has cut Meg Whitman's 50% lead of a month ago down to the...

Original post made by buy it now on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 7, 2010 at 4:48 am | 12 comments | 2211 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In Palo Alto, whose sidewalks are they?

The next time someone trips and falls on a raised or crumbling piece of sidewalk, Palo Alto property owners could be responsible...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Phooey, on May 7, 2010 at 4:01 am | 66 comments | 5306 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed at Caltrain station in Mountain View

An unidentified "adult male" apparently stepped off the San Antonio Station passenger platform into the path of a speeding...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by YIMBY, on May 6, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 36 comments | 3236 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford basketball standout joins Azzi at USF

Former Stanford women's basketball standout Katy Steding joined former teammate Jennifer Azzi as an assistant coach at USF...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by John Sylvester, on May 6, 2010 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 2836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local-record approval for parcel tax -- 79.36 percent

Palo Alto voters have said a resounding "yes" to their public schools, according to a vote tally announced at 8:01 p.m. Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on May 6, 2010 at 9:59 am | 27 comments | 3511 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's NOT about the Money; not for the Nurses anyway.

It's NOT about the Money -- Not for the Nurses anyway! By : A Stanford ICU Nurse It is NOT about the money. The...

Original post made by Jane Benedict on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Schadenfreude, on May 6, 2010 at 7:09 am | 31 comments | 5761 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

no solitciting sign

Our "no soliciting" sign does not stop solicitors. Usually I just politely say it and point to the sign when this happens....

Original post made by older resident on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Meatman, on May 6, 2010 at 1:10 am | 10 comments | 2789 Views

RESTAURANTS

Discovering Estrellitas

I've lived here for decades, and never stopped in to eat at Estrellitas on San Antonio (near El Camino). I came in with...

Original post made by foodie on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by foodie, on May 5, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 8 comments | 4198 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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