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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA, Navy 'committed' to preserving Hangar One

In a meeting Thursday night, NASA and Navy officials said for the first time they are jointly "committed" to preserving historic...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 22, 2010 at 7:47 am | 12 comments | 2301 Views

AROUND TOWN

A haunting tale

Written by Lanford Wilson in the mid-1980s and currently in production at Dragon Theatre, "Burn This" is the story of four...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Theater fan, on Mar 21, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 2645 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to do outreach on recycling, 'privacy'

Palo Alto will conduct more outreach before drafting a new recycling ordinance, and address "privacy" concerns before considering...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by NOgreenpolice, on Mar 21, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 15 comments | 2490 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury finds Koloto guilty of first-degree murder

A Santa Clara County Superior Court jury has convicted a Gilroy man of first-degree murder in connection with the killing...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Elwood Blues, on Mar 21, 2010 at 12:31 pm | 11 comments | 2245 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jobs, Schwarzenegger campaign for organ donation

Speaking at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Friday morning, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger stumped for a different...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by 1984, on Mar 21, 2010 at 12:49 am | 12 comments | 3404 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women miss winning NCAA swim title by three points

Stanford women's swim coach Lea Maurer will be thinking about this one for some time. Why, she'll wonder, couldn't we score...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Almost NCAA champs., on Mar 20, 2010 at 8:46 pm | 1 comment | 2509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Patrol car windows smashed in East Palo Alto

The rear windows of two East Palo Alto police patrol cars were smashed over the weekend, a police spokesman said Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by in reply to Anon, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 8 comments | 1851 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Organic is not enough

Walk into almost any supermarket in America and you are guaranteed to be bombarded. Thousands of products, advertisements,...

Original post made by Jolene Kokroko on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:12 pm | 1 comment | 2244 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Don't Go Into the Bike Lane!

I was driving my car on University Avenue, near the 1700 block, heading toward the downtown area, when I encountered a car...

Original post made by Surprised Resident on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Page Mill, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:11 pm | 21 comments | 7642 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does Palo Alto need three post-offices?

Further to this story about the US Postal service deficit http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/10/opinion/10wed1.html Does...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Fredia, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:08 pm | 24 comments | 2820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Resiliency Expert, Dr. Ken Ginsburg, coming to Palo Alto

Hi Everyone, Dr. Ginsburg is the great pediatrician/author/speaker, who was featured on a Palo Alto PTA Council/Challenge...

Original post made by Carrie Manley on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 20, 2010 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 2672 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-tech exec Harry Lewenstein, 83, dies

Harry Lewenstein, a retired electronics industry marketing executive, died Wednesday (Feb. 3), four days after his 83rd birthday....

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Retta from upstate NY, on Mar 20, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 15 comments | 2658 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park delays smoking ordinance

Menlo Park has delayed the adoption of a series of new smoking regulations, citing "unintended consequences" and "inconsistencies"...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by ann, on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:25 am | 7 comments | 2331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

dance lesson recommends for young girls

Looking for dancing class recommendations for girls K-4 in or around Palo Alto. Can be tap, ballet, or hip hop. Prefer...

Original post made by dancinggirl on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by mom, on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:16 am | 5 comments | 2552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford backs Palo Alto's fiber drive

If Google's founders listen to their alma mater, Palo Alto may very well succeed in its bid to be selected for the company's...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:05 am | 14 comments | 2420 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawsuit questions procedures for dying patients

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Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by nate, on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:04 am | 24 comments | 5418 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's 'stopper' will play a key NCAA role

Rosalyn Gold-Onwude has her name etched into the Stanford record books twice, right there on page 133 of this year's media...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Andre, on Mar 20, 2010 at 2:03 am | 1 comment | 2576 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beasley sculpture approved for Mitchell library

Palo Alto's new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center will feature at its entrance a blocky, arch-shaped sculpture designed...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 20, 2010 at 12:39 am | 8 comments | 2372 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Doctors: Haitian will to survive amid 'stench of death'

Palo Alto physicians displayed wrenching photos of conditions in Haiti in a "thank you" presentation to volunteers and donors...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Enoch Choi, MD, on Mar 19, 2010 at 11:09 pm | 4 comments | 3757 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Voting for trust

Located in downtown Palo Alto, Open Source Digital Voting Foundation's goal is to build a publicly owned digital elections...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 19, 2010 at 8:43 pm | 2 comments | 9352 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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