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AROUND TOWN

Faye McNair-Knox named 'Woman of the Year' by Assemblyman Ruskin

Faye McNair-Knox, Ph.D., executive director of One East Palo Alto Neighborhood Improvement Initiative, honored today as "Woman...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Employee of another EPA nonprofit, on Mar 17, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 13 comments | 3551 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Varian hydrogen-tank leak equalizes, fixes itself

A hydrogen leak from a storage tank at Varian Associates this morning stopped on its own about noon as the pressure in the...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Doug, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:27 am | 25 comments | 2418 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Adult school website earns international award

The Palo Alto Adult School has been honored for the "excellence" and "functionality" of its website by the Learning Resources...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Can't compare to the city, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 1932 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain lion sighting in Atherton

A mountain lion sighting was reported at a home on Park Lane in Atherton late Sunday night, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 2 comments | 2124 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men rob Willow Road gas station

Two men armed with handguns held up three employees at the 76 gas station on Willow Road Monday night. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by TheObServant, on Mar 16, 2010 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 2259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local teens describe their stresses on 'Dr. Phil'

Nearly a dozen local teens told a national audience Friday night that stress in their lives comes from trying to meet the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Mama, on Mar 16, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 45 comments | 3918 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

2009 Girls' All-League Tennis Teams

==B ALL-WEST BAY ATHLETIC LEAGUE== ==B FOOTHILL DIVISION== ==B Most Valuable Player: ==Giannina Ong (Menlo) Fr. ==B First...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto planning commission rejects housing limits near Foothills Park

A proposal by Palo Alto officials to limit house sizes near Foothills Park was soundly rejected by the Planning and Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 16, 2010 at 11:42 am | 17 comments | 3204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Larger classes top list of proposed school cuts

Boosting elementary school class size by one student and cutting discretionary funds for school principals are among $3.7...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Love the politicians, on Mar 16, 2010 at 11:11 am | 47 comments | 3073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly student-run website a national-award finalist

Palo Alto High School's student-run online news website is among the finalists for a national scholastic journalism award...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 1886 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Green Zone'

Those naysayers who questioned the appropriation of the Iraq War for entertainment purposes in the newly minted Best Picture...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:18 am | 24 comments | 5329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto plans to add furniture, cut lanes on California Avenue

California Avenue may soon be equipped with brand new street furniture, a splashy new fountain and fewer travel lanes. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by same old, same old, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:08 am | 25 comments | 2718 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto wants more time to review rail document

Palo Alto officials are asking the California High-Speed Rail Authority for more time to review a new document analyzing...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by galen, on Mar 16, 2010 at 7:00 am | 10 comments | 2241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto customers sing the praises of fiber

Palo Alto businessmen George Gindoyan and Steve Tidwell are the true believers. The executive director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by K Young, on Mar 15, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 8 comments | 3266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A hard look at bullying

Sitting in the audience at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre, seventh-grader Jeanette Freiberg ponders her acting career....

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by dolphingirl1, on Mar 15, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 2708 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is the nuclear/extended family going to return?

I was raised in a nuclear family with my grandparents living with us, as they entered old age. We also had my cousin living...

Original post made by Kerry on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Nuclear family returned, on Mar 15, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 1711 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Airport reps, public discuss February crash

Palo Alto Airport representatives met with community members Tuesday morning in an effort to improve communication between...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Anna, on Mar 15, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 84 comments | 2817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple vs. Google

There was a 4 page article in the New York Times last week about Palo Alto's most famous resident and his war with that company...

Original post made by Steve on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 15, 2010 at 3:12 am | 1 comment | 2106 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zibbibo fire-suppression system failed

The Zibbibo Restaurant fire Saturday afternoon was caused by a cooking fire that got out of hand and flared into a hood and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by ansul fire system, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:43 pm | 9 comments | 2535 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Informational meeting Monday on Google plan

An informational meeting has been set for 6 p.m. Monday on how residents and businesses can support Palo Alto's application...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Charlie, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:31 pm | 6 comments | 2163 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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