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AROUND TOWN

Caring for your Parents

Hello fellow Palo Altans, I want to write about something I’m knowledgeable about that most everyone will have to deal...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Dec 9, 2009 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 2278 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Traffic Signal Light Down at Churchill and ECR

On my way to work this morning there was a traffic signal light blocking lane three and the turn lane from Churchill onto...

Original post made by McGrude on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 9, 2009 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1886 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Leaving home

Audrey Blabon, 79, waited patiently in a plastic chair last Thursday for her weekly doctor's visit at Casa Olga -- one of...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by New Grad Nurse, on Dec 9, 2009 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 2405 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

White As Snow

It's raining, the cold, nasty rain of early December in Dublin, the worst time of year, too cold to be outside, but too warm...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Peter Pennoyer, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:16 am | 1 comment | 2211 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Will a new thread on the Senate Health Bill be deleted?

Yes, I am biased...I will say that up front. I am very suspicious of a Bill that shut out and down any and all Republican...

Original post made by Senate Health Bill on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by KPI, on Dec 8, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 32 comments | 3388 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Apple buys Palo Alto-based Lala music startup

Lala Media, Inc., a "cloud-based" music-streaming startup based in downtown Palo Alto, has been purchased by Apple Computer,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Not Nimby, on Dec 8, 2009 at 5:57 pm | 6 comments | 2260 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Morning fire scorches Team Clean in Menlo Park

Fire investigators are looking for possible causes of an early morning fire in a couple of tubs used to store mops at a commercial...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2232 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed rail slow down: Report rejected

The California High-Speed Rail Authority board Thursday (Dec. 3) rescinded its approval of an environmental impact report...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Dec 8, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 21 comments | 2865 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

PASSING NOTES ... What do naughty students, furtive lovers and Palo Alto land developers have in common? They all love the...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by K-Mart, on Dec 8, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 1881 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill-De Anza Community College District names new chancellor

Linda Thor, president of Rio Salado College in Tempe, Ariz., will become chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3003 Views

SPORTS

PASA girls swim off with an historic achievement

Some of the top swimmers in America, and the world, were on hand for the 2009 AT&T Short Course National Championships over...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by cslewis, on Dec 8, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 3000 Views

AROUND TOWN

JJ&F development seeks final approval tonight

A controversial proposal to build close to 40,000 square feet of office space next to a rebuilt JJ&F Food Store in Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Hypocrisy, on Dec 8, 2009 at 9:03 am | 10 comments | 2122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Winter advisory issued as snow falls

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the East Bay Hills, Santa Cruz Mountains and Diablo...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 7, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 7 comments | 2036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

White As Snow

It's raining, the cold, nasty rain of early December in Dublin, the worst time of year, too cold to be outside, but too warm...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Bobert, on Dec 7, 2009 at 9:14 pm | 4 comments | 2250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin Speech Contest Awards for Kids

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Original post made by parent on May. 4, 2007
Last comment by Wil Sinclair, on Dec 7, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 12 comments | 6669 Views

SPORTS

Local prep grads help Princeton to third place in NCAA water polo

On a day when USC edged UCLA, 7-6, in the championship match of the men's NCAA Water Polo Championships, host Princeton perhaps...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by DA, on Dec 7, 2009 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 2297 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Budget manager' who missed huge gap is gone

Palo Alto is completely revamping its budgeting process and looking for a new budget manager after a staff error caused the...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by the Watcher, on Dec 7, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 62 comments | 7968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trader Joe's opens at Town and Country Friday

Trader Joe's will open its newest location in Town and Country Village in Palo Alto on Friday (Dec. 4), after years of lobbying...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Dec 7, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 54 comments | 4986 Views

RESTAURANTS

As kosher as it gets

Many restaurants struggle to stand out from the crowd. Not a problem for The Kitchen Table, celebrating six months of strictly...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by student, on Dec 7, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 31832 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Recendes to stand trial for 2002 rape, beating

A gold necklace and a single hair are enough evidence to try Roberto Recendes for allegedly beating and raping a 94-year-old...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Dec 7, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 6 comments | 2355 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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