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AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, farmers market at Lytton Plaza

The Palo Alto City Council will hold a joint study session with the Planning and Transportation Commission. The council also...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 14, 2010 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 1699 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ploy nets burglary suspects in Portola Valley

Alert observation followed by a little deception -- it was all in a day's work for sheriff's deputies patrolling the Westridge...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Deal Big, on Mar 14, 2010 at 10:13 am | 4 comments | 2334 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Save Our State

California is being ruined by gridlock and dysfunction. Fortunately, there is a simple legislative fix: the California Democracy...

Original post made by SOS on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 14, 2010 at 6:03 am | 7 comments | 2057 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Angel Delgadillo recalled as a 'sweetheart' by friends

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Original post made on Mar. 22, 2008
Last comment by melissa, on Mar 13, 2010 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 3970 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Priced out of the market /Fresh fruit market feels the squeeze

On weekend mornings throughout the Midpeninsula, fruit and vegetable vendors call out from stalls brimming with small mountains...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by concerned resident, on Mar 13, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 8 comments | 3911 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Happy International Women's Day!

Today is a big event in some countries. Why does it get so little attention in the USA? International Women's Day got...

Original post made by Joan on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 13, 2010 at 9:46 am | 4 comments | 1689 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Economy creates wealth of qualified census takers

The U.S. Census-taker who knocks on the door this spring just might have an M.B.A., or even a Ph.D. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by no Census beyond "how many citizens in your house?", on Mar 13, 2010 at 5:21 am | 4 comments | 2753 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

rape on Waverley Street on March 8?

The city police log says a rape occurred on Waverley Street on March 8. Does anyone know what part of town this was in (Waverley...

Original post made by Sarah on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Info, on Mar 12, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 2419 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Local take-home lessons from a rocking, rolling Chilean bus ride

As I looked out from the relative safety and luxury of our hotel room at the Grand Hyatt in Santiago, Chile, I started reflecting...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Link to photos after the quake, on Mar 12, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 2 comments | 2743 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's hoops will have two players of the year

It has been a big basketball week for the Ogwumike family of Cypress, Texas. On Wednesday, Cy-Fair High senior Chiney Ogwumike...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Women's BBall Fan, on Mar 12, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 2584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mistaken Identity: misattributed works Choral Concert

Mistaken Identity: misattributed works Soli Deo Gloria with Orchestra Gloria performs a concert of Baroque choral music...

Original post made by Julia Kramer on Mar. 12, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2188 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City View

City Council (March 8) Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12590 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by What about PTC, on Mar 12, 2010 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 2424 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Phil Lacy's gold chain was his 'pride and joy'

Homicide victim Philip Lacy was enamored of the long, gold chain and heavy diamond-encrusted crucifix that played a central...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 12, 2010 at 2:15 am | 9 comments | 2850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Right turns - how come so many drivers do not know this?

Cars turning right need to pull into the bike lane when the lines break, not turn right when they are at the corner. This...

Original post made by Driver on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 12, 2010 at 12:10 am | 32 comments | 2691 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Red Light Cameras?

What does everyone think about they proposed red light traffic cameras Mayor Burt spoke of in his State of the City Address?...

Original post made by Curious Resident on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Arem, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:57 pm | 40 comments | 6339 Views

SPORTS

Stanford stuns second-seeded Sun Devils

The Stanford men's basketball team finally figured out a way to beat Arizona State and making free throws was certainly not...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 2407 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto comes up short on composting options

Palo Alto's quest to keep a composting facility within city borders could be imperiled by expensive land and opposition from...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Don, on Mar 11, 2010 at 7:13 pm | 48 comments | 3937 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A garden of public delight

In the last decades of her life, Elizabeth Gamble could be spotted leaving buckets full of cut flowers from her bountiful...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by candice, on Mar 11, 2010 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2667 Views

SPORTS

NorCal survivors take their best shots in the second round

Four local high school basketball teams will take the floor on Thursday night in the second round of the CIF Northern California...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by E.A. N, on Mar 11, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 2472 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto drops 'prevailing-wage' study

Palo Alto has scrapped its plan to study the impacts of union-level wages on capital projects after the City Council concluded...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Koa, on Mar 11, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 11 comments | 4246 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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