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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Overdevelopment: learning from the past - RECALLS

I just wanted to share this article about the 1967 Recall Election. http://www.paloaltohistory.com/1967-palo-alto-recall.php "For...

Original post made by Remember on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 28, 2013 at 10:57 am | 11 comments | 2547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it ethical to produce political material targeting children?

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Original post made by disgusted on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Ted, on Oct 9, 2008 at 8:04 pm | 22 comments | 2547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher pay: the nuts and bolts

Palo Alto teachers, school district officials and a majority of the Board of Education have said the large, multiyear raises...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2547 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest man for cleaver attack on California Avenue

Police have arrested the man suspected of attacking a fellow restaurant employee with a cleaver on California Avenue in Palo...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jun 1, 2009 at 11:40 pm | 32 comments | 2547 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15s head to NorCals after title-game loss

Youth baseball It was a good news, bad news kind of night for the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars at the District...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Jul 11, 2014 at 8:23 am | 2 comments | 2547 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hurting Cuba

The U.S. is trying to blame Cuba's poverty and troubles and everything else on Fidel Castro, when for 50 years the U.S. has...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by D Pepp, on Jun 16, 2012 at 9:24 am | 67 comments | 2547 Views

AROUND TOWN

A tale of two Tigers

Tiger, a nearly 2-year-old tomcat belonging to the Samson family of Palo Alto, embarked on a weeks-long adventure when he...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Poki, on Sep 27, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 6 comments | 2547 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

$52 million for BMR housing in Palo Alto

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Original post made by common sense on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by Southie, on Sep 4, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 5 comments | 2546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: Fire quickly snuffed out at Communication & Power Industry

Palo Alto fire officials are investigating a fire that occurred Thursday afternoon at Communication & Power Industry, a Hansen...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by The Omen, on Nov 21, 2014 at 8:37 pm | 2 comments | 2546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The phrase Old Masters is sexist, authors and students are told in UK

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Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 25, 2008 at 3:42 am | 7 comments | 2546 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vehicle crash into tree on Matadero

A female driver has crashed into a tree at 738 Matadero Ave knocking it into power lines. Please be careful in the area neighbors,...

Original post made by qq on Feb. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2546 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another attempt to raise our Health Insurance rates

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090328/ap_on_go_co/insurers_out_of_network The Senate is looking at how insurance companies...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 1, 2009 at 11:40 am | 23 comments | 2546 Views

AROUND TOWN

280 this afternoon?

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Original post made by Beth on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by RC, on Aug 26, 2008 at 10:19 pm | 3 comments | 2546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto cops to offer Citizens Police Academy

The Palo Alto Police Department is inviting community members to participate in its 23rd Citizens Police Academy, which begins...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by lol, on Jan 14, 2009 at 6:39 pm | 10 comments | 2545 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto fire forces 19 to evacuate

Volunteers have set up an evacuation center in East Palo Alto for 15 adults and four children affected by a fire at a two-unit...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by fires freak me out, on Mar 9, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 2545 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

XP Vehicles Inflatable Electric Car

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Original post made by Mike on Jun. 5, 2008
Last comment by RS, on Jun 5, 2008 at 10:59 pm | 4 comments | 2545 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain to back Meg Whitman for California governor

The stage at an Orange County rally where she is scheduled to appear Friday has been draped with oversized banners with...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 1, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 18 comments | 2545 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Baby Bullet trains on Caltrain chopping block

Caltrain's Baby Bullet trains, which have been credited with boosting Caltrain's ridership since 2005, could stop running...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Happy Rider, on Apr 8, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 6 comments | 2545 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Page Mill hotel plans to be unveiled tonight

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Original post made on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by No hotel shortage, on Oct 16, 2008 at 6:59 pm | 4 comments | 2544 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto extends Arastradero re-striping trial

Palo Alto's most divisive traffic-calming project will be in place at least until next summer, the City Council decided Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Aug 5, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 20 comments | 2544 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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