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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto revising business-tax guidelines

Palo Alto officials are revising the rules for implementing a new business-license tax in response to criticism from a vocal...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Oct 16, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 43 comments | 2562 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tennessean:Democratic State rep’s son contacted in Palin e-mail probe

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Original post made by bike on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by Get real, on Sep 19, 2008 at 9:39 am | 21 comments | 2562 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

London Times Headline Article 11/13

"Vladimir Putin ‘wanted to hang Georgian President Saakashvili by the balls’" A report of the conversation between Prime...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 13, 2008
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama After W at Int'l Conferences

I will state up front that most international conferences for heads of state accomplish nothing. One of the last such...

Original post made by A Boomer on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 17, 2009 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 2562 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo assault victim's condition still serious

A Menlo College student who was assaulted by a member of the school's football team and another man early on the morning...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Feb 5, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 2562 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pipe bomb found during traffic stop near I-280

A pipe bomb was discovered during a traffic stop on an off-ramp from southbound Interstate Highway 280 in unincorporated...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by boom, on Jul 6, 2009 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2562 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grocery store to open at Alma Plaza in 2012

A supermarket will be the first retail tenant at the new Alma Plaza development in Palo Alto, city officials announced Monday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by food, on Jul 23, 2011 at 1:21 am | 35 comments | 2562 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fogarty Insitute a hotbed for medical innovation

In the back of the El Camino Hospital campus in Mountain View, clinical specialist Will Johnsen slapped on a pair of 3-D...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by All That Glitters, etc, on Oct 27, 2016 at 1:13 pm | 2 comments | 2562 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Briggs hoped to continue 'as a loyal city servant'

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Original post made on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by Liz, on Jul 9, 2008 at 6:39 pm | 18 comments | 2561 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pat Briggs takes a bow, earns ovation

Pat Briggs, who directed the Palo Alto Children's Theatre for nearly half century and retired last year after a botched police...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Barbara Slone, on Jun 24, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 20 comments | 2561 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Timing/Synchronization of new light on Alma

In the past week since the new light on Alma near Meadow has been functioning, I have been stopped by this light each of...

Original post made by Driver on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 8, 2012 at 12:53 pm | 2 comments | 2561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help

I am having behaving issues with my child. We have tried everything including counseling, but she continues her aggressive...

Original post made by Desperate Mom on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Jun 6, 2012 at 12:40 pm | 8 comments | 2561 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

State AG releases guidelines for handling of campus sexual assaults

California Attorney General Kamala Harris Wednesday released new guidelines for the handling of campus sexual assault cases...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Susan, on May 14, 2015 at 8:15 pm | 9 comments | 2561 Views

SPORTS

Osterloh has a busy tennis week

Former Stanford All-American Lilia Osterloh ranks high enough among women's tennis players to find herself in the main draw...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by John, on Jul 28, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 1 comment | 2561 Views

SPORTS

Menlo completes remarkable season with title

==B Girls' CCS soccer== The Menlo School girls' soccer team claimed the program's first-ever outright Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 4, 2012 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 2561 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Juveniles' justice

Members of East Palo Alto Youth Court practiced their skills Thursday at a mock trial presided over by Judge LaDoris Cordell...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by longtime resident, on Apr 2, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 2561 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bullying in middle schools discussed tonight

Palo Alto parents and educators will have a chance to learn more about the issue of bullying in middle schools at a free...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Apr 9, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 8 comments | 2561 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 | 2561 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Broken pipe leaves 100 in Midtown without water

A water main break in midtown Palo Alto in the area of Middlefield Road and Sutter Avenue early this morning left about 100...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Social Butterfly, on Apr 20, 2013 at 2:50 am | 6 comments | 2561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Melissa Baten Caswell elected president of Palo Alto school board

Former PTA Council President Melissa Baten Caswell was chosen by her colleagues Tuesday night to be president of the Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Barron Park Parent, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:09 pm | 11 comments | 2560 Views
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
By Elena Kadvany | 21 comments | 8,502 views

Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
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Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
By Steve Levy | 3 comments | 1,179 views

Planning for College Tours
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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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