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PALO ALTO ISSUES

We need a new Public Works Director

The new City Manager should consider whether Glenn Roberts should be replaced as Public Works Director. Even when streets...

Original post made by Glenn Roberts Must Go on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by It's Time for a Change, on Dec 24, 2008 at 3:23 pm | 7 comments | 2644 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Multiple shootings in EPA in four-hour period

Four people were shot in two separate incidents in East Palo Alto on Friday night and Saturday morning, leaving as many as...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by anita smith, on Dec 11, 2008 at 8:22 pm | 64 comments | 2644 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford professor to work for President Obama

Stanford University political science Professor Michael McFaul has been named by President Barack Obama to be his special...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 25, 2009 at 6:34 am | 21 comments | 2644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bonuses for 260 city managers

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Original post made by arlo on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by John, on Sep 12, 2008 at 5:58 pm | 8 comments | 2644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outage hits 1,400 Barron Park homes, and Gunn

More than 1,400 utilities customers in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood lost electric power Friday afternoon -- including...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 29, 2010 at 7:49 am | 10 comments | 2644 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

EPA man admits role in June Children's Theatre burglary

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Original post made on Apr. 22, 2008
Last comment by Kate, on Apr 23, 2008 at 12:06 am | 4 comments | 2643 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rinc rec swim closed 6/8/08

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Original post made by Jake on Jun. 8, 2008
Last comment by Jake, on Jun 16, 2008 at 5:41 pm | 3 comments | 2643 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Kirke Comstock survived rough-and-tumble politics, and a bomb

The passing last week of Kirke Comstock — a former mayor of both Palo Alto and Portola Valley — closes a long-ago...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by just a kid then, on Sep 4, 2016 at 8:43 pm | 3 comments | 2643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly journalism teacher wins Columbia University award

Palo Alto High School journalism and English teacher Esther Wojcicki has received an "excellence in teaching" award from...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Apr 22, 2011 at 10:56 am | 8 comments | 2643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD quietly reverses decision on refunds of illegal summer fees, receives new complaint about 2012 fees

All parents who paid summer school tuition to PAUSD for 2013 will automatically receive full refunds, according to a statement...

Original post made by Curious on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 19, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 23 comments | 2643 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

High-speed chase cuts through neighborhoods

A high speed chase through Palo Alto neighborhoods early Thursday afternoon was triggered by a routine traffic stop that...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by cid, on Dec 8, 2008 at 6:08 pm | 26 comments | 2643 Views

SPORTS

Stanford hoops season ends in CBI semifinals

Lawrence Hill's final performance in a Stanford men's basketball uniform was spectacular. His last shot was in desperation...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by me, on Mar 27, 2009 at 6:29 am | 1 comment | 2643 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bush Homeland Security Aide Caught On Tape Offering High-Level Access For Donations To Bush Library

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Original post made by Patriot on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 16, 2008 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 2643 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama: The New Reagan

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Original post made by A New Day Dawns Tonight on Nov. 4, 2008
Last comment by ObamaForDiaperChange, on Nov 9, 2008 at 7:47 pm | 6 comments | 2643 Views

AROUND TOWN

New bridge planned for University Avenue-U.S. Highway 101

A proposed replacement bridge over San Francisquito Creek and U.S. Highway 101 at University Avenue will be discussed at...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2011 at 10:14 pm | 8 comments | 2643 Views

AROUND TOWN

A&E Digest: New public art approved, Redwood City gets spruced up

Palo Alto's Public Art Commission approves new art installations for City Hall's King Plaza, Mountain View's Community School...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 28, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 6 comments | 2643 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Car hits pedestrian, causing El Camino traffic jam

A male pedestrian was reportedly hit by a Nissan sedan on El Camino Real shortly after 5 p.m. today (Tuesday) across from...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by so, on Jan 5, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 14 comments | 2642 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Juana Briones School names new principal

Matthew Nagle, principal of Blackford Elementary School in San Jose, was named principal of Juana Briones School Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Dick Gould, on Sep 17, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 4 comments | 2642 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss funding, models for student mental health

The Palo Alto school district is eyeing several new approaches to supporting student mental health and well-being, including...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Diplomat, on Feb 14, 2016 at 6:11 pm | 8 comments | 2642 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated according...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 12, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 23 comments | 2642 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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