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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund targets programs for kids, families

The Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund is giving $260,000 in grants this year to 38 community organizations that serve children...

Original post made on May. 1, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

Turning garbage into gold

Throughout Palo Alto, a movement has been brewing. People serious about helping the environment are turning to composting...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by zachary, on May 1, 2010 at 10:31 am | 15 comments | 4612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Toys banned for 'unhealthy' fast-food meals

Tuesday was a sad day for the McDonald's Happy Meal. The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted to ban toys and other...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by If you need yet one more example of Big Brother..., on May 1, 2010 at 4:06 am | 53 comments | 4800 Views

BOOKS

Foothill-De Anza receives award for online texts

Foothill-De Anza Community College District received a statewide technology award for developing a national consortium to...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Otis, on May 1, 2010 at 3:57 am | 4 comments | 5867 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local police bust nets $100,000 in pot plants

Mountain View police say they seized more than $100,000 worth of marijuana plants growing in a house near Aptos after a local...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by health warning..4 Dopey, on May 1, 2010 at 1:44 am | 5 comments | 2287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto May Fete Parade set for Saturday

Funny, it doesn't look a day over 87. This Saturday, Palo Alto's annual May Fete Children's Parade marches through downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by pamom, on Apr 30, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 3 comments | 2826 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taking a bite out of Alma Plaza

Demolition crews tore down the former Lucky's supermarket at Alma Plaza on Monday, April 26. ==B Photo courtesy of Keith...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Apr 30, 2010 at 7:32 pm | 11 comments | 2079 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk

<B><B>URBAN OUTFITTERS AT STANFORD? ... </B>The on-again, off-again rumors of Urban Outfitters coming to town are on again....

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 30, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 2537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Back to the heart of 'Rent'

In 1996, as an audience member about to see "Rent" on Broadway, I knew several things. This was the hottest show on Broadway...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jlarsonbaby, on Apr 30, 2010 at 6:05 pm | 4 comments | 2755 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

<B>Bravo, M-A and Sequoia Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12862 posted...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Friday is fish day, on Apr 30, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments | 2474 Views

SPORTS

All-Americans help Stanford men reach the championship of the MPSF tournament

==BI Stanford roundup== On the day Stanford's Kawika Shoji and younger brother Erik Shoji repeated as first team picks...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Theresa, on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 2635 Views

SPORTS

Storen on his way to Triple-A Syrcause

==BI Women's basketball team to be feted== The Washington Nationals sent right-handed pitcher Drew Storen to Syracuse...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Texting??, on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2489 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Altans tackle high-speed-rail design

If you can't stop the high-speed-rail system, you might as well help design it. That's the position more than 80 Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by HSRforCali, on Apr 29, 2010 at 10:49 pm | 56 comments | 2990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting teens 'connected' is topic of Sunday event

Finding ways to support local youth will be the topic Sunday at a public gathering organized by two members of the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Apr 29, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 3 comments | 2228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Davis up for New Orleans police superintendent

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis has been named one of three finalists for the job of New Orleans police superintendent,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by former NOLA resident, on Apr 29, 2010 at 5:33 pm | 3 comments | 2088 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

20-year-old shot to death in East Palo Alto

An East Palo Alto man was shot and killed Wednesday night, and police seek information about the killing. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by ttom h, on Apr 29, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 2161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warren Buffet responds to Peninsula mom

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by NoCommonSense, on Apr 29, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 25 comments | 3747 Views

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Pair to pedal electric bikes to Washington D.C.

Calling themselves "not very young and not very fit," a brother-sister team will depart from their childhood home in Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Micki, on Apr 29, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 5 comments | 2896 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan Middle School expansion moves forward

Expansion of Jordan Middle School, including a new classroom building and an expanded cafetorium, were discussed by the Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 29, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 2421 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford conservation plan comes up for review

Please attend the review meetings (dates and locations below) and submit your comments. Now that Stanford's proposed plan...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 29, 2010
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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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