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AROUND TOWN

Fiber fanatics

One person's scrap heap is another's treasure trove Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13074...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by mayschenn@yahoo.com, on Jul 20, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 2 comments | 2567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aye, robot

Andra Keay is bullish on the future of robotics but thinks that its very success could make the term "robot" obsolete. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 15, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 2567 Views

AROUND TOWN

The joy of music

More Joy. That's the name Ann Benson chose for her musical duo back in 1979 in Dallas, Texas. This weekend, More Joy will...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by BiLingo, on Apr 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 1 comment | 2567 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Briggs returns to work, and retires, today

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Original post made on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by When will she leave for good, on Aug 4, 2008 at 7:31 am | 10 comments | 2566 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

30 th Anniversary of the Jonestown Massacre

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Original post made by Jane on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by sara, on Oct 28, 2008 at 11:29 am | 29 comments | 2566 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man convicted in ear-biting incident

A Palo Alto man has been convicted of mayhem for biting a man's ear off during a drunken fight over stolen cigarettes outside...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 2566 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks remain perfect with big baseball tournaments looming

The Palo Alto Oaks aren't scheduled to play their final semipro baseball game of the summer until August. 15. The two biggest...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Crystal & Will Mosby (godfather), on Jul 25, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 2566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

WORKPLACE ETHICS ... </B>The ethical climate at Palo Alto City Hall is generally sunny, though many city workers feel the...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2566 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feature story: From ambient to upbeat

As gray rainy light filters down through the Stanford Hospital atrium windows, it's met by cheerful Western swing music on...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 5, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 2565 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

a Palo Alto resident for Vice President?

Over the last couple of days, the Romney campaign has been floating the name of Condi Rice for Romney's Vice Presidential...

Original post made by condi on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 17, 2012 at 11:19 am | 9 comments | 2565 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell foes won't sue over ballot language

Palo Alto residents looking to overturn the city's approval of a housing development on Maybell Avenue remain deeply concerned...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by PAPNZ member, on Sep 9, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 55 comments | 2565 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Editor in Chief Jocelyn Dong, Publisher Bill Johnson, reporter...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 31, 2015 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2565 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Free at last

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Original post made on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by ., on Oct 13, 2008 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 2565 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo man arrested in alleged home drug deal

A Menlo Park man was arrested Monday at his home on Terminal Avenue for possession and sales of marijuana and committing...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2565 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto urged to go slow on 'smart grid'

The smartest thing Palo Alto could do is wait a year before adopting the new "smart grid" technology to regulate real-time...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:59 am | 12 comments | 2564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rock On at Menlo-Atherton's Fashion Show

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Original post made by Kelly Todd on Oct. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Citizens sought for school bond oversight

The Palo Alto school board is seeking applicants to serve on a citizens' committee overseeing expenditures under the school...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by agreed, on Jun 5, 2012 at 11:46 pm | 3 comments | 2564 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior Games "bigger than Beijing" for Palo Alto

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Original post made on Aug. 2, 2008
Last comment by scott, on Jul 10, 2009 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 2564 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to Victor Frost?

Does anyone know what happened to Victor Frost? He is not sitting in front of Whole Foods anymore. Is the legal battle over?...

Original post made by JustWondering on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 14, 2008 at 5:45 pm | 3 comments | 2564 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Willows

While Carl Hesse sat on his front porch to talk about living in The Willows, his young son burst outside and ran joyfully...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Willows Resident, on Apr 30, 2015 at 11:06 am | 4 comments | 2564 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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