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PALO ALTO ISSUES

New challenges, same 'priorities' in Palo Alto

Palo Alto officials often talk about 2012 as the "year of infrastructure" in the city, but one wouldn't know it by looking...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Jan 24, 2012 at 10:12 am | 19 comments | 2615 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A world without children

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Original post made by Paly mom on Jun. 22, 2008
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Jun 25, 2008 at 8:01 am | 11 comments | 2615 Views

SPORTS

Noyola, Taylor named first team All-Americans

Lindsay Taylor and Teresa Noyola attended high schools within easy walking distance of each other along the Embarcadero,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Dec 12, 2008 at 6:44 am | 1 comment | 2615 Views

SPORTS

Title dreams end for Palo Alto Knights in national playoffs

The dream was to bring home a first-ever national title and send retiring coach Mike Piha out as a winner. That's what the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by KnightsParent, on Dec 15, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 2615 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

At last, a safety group trying to reduce the driving age

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Original post made by Parent on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 10, 2008 at 8:28 am | 4 comments | 2615 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dems get set to muzzle the right

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Original post made by peter s on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Mike-Crescent Park, on Oct 21, 2008 at 12:09 pm | 30 comments | 2615 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Stanford professor Steven Chu named energy secretary

President-elect Barack Obama has nominated Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Director Steven Chu to serve as Secretary of Energy,...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 19, 2008 at 5:36 pm | 9 comments | 2615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electric Vehicle Rally at Paly HS

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Original post made by Left of Boom on Sep. 7, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 8, 2008 at 2:46 am | 7 comments | 2615 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 | 2614 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Kishimoto responds Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13020 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 5, 2010 at 8:55 am | 13 comments | 2614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enrollment growth slowing?

Kindergarten enrollment at Addison was down this year. No talk whatsoever of another bubble class. There was a reverse lottery...

Original post made by a d d i s o n on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 30, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 2614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gum is a big problem, we should get it banned in our schools and parks

I have had it with those who throw gum where I or my kids have to walk or play. Gum on shoes and brought inside gets on carpets,...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tron, on Nov 21, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 18 comments | 2614 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man on cell phone assaulted, robbed in Palo Alto

A man was on his cell phone in the 500 block of Forest Avenue at 12:08 a.m. Friday morning when two men jumped out of a car...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Really!?, on Nov 8, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 15 comments | 2614 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, Palo Alto school board

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=19798...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by David, on Jan 21, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 2614 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may cut social-service grants 5 percent

Already rocked by slumping donations and surging demand for services, Palo Alto's nonprofit organizations are now facing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Save on salaries and benefits, on Apr 25, 2009 at 7:00 am | 8 comments | 2613 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto group seeks to bridge gap between police, community

Palo Alto's newest citizen commission includes an East Palo Alto pastor, a Palo Alto High School student, a retired bank...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 10, 2010 at 7:50 am | 14 comments | 2613 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homeless shelters open as cold weather hits

As winter approaches and the weather gets colder, thousands of homeless people will now be able to seek shelter at three...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by wondering and caring, on Nov 27, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 2613 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Klausner is Palo Alto school board president

Outgoing Palo Alto Board of Education President Barb Mitchell passed the gavel Tuesday night to Barbara Klausner. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by JLS parent, on Dec 10, 2009 at 8:57 am | 8 comments | 2613 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local Judge Lucy Koh nominated to federal court

The Santa Clara County Superior Court judge presiding over panhandler Victor Frost's constitutional challenge to Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 24, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 5 comments | 2613 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Radiation from Japan not likely to reach Bay Area

Bay Area residents are not at risk of radiation contamination from a potential nuclear disaster in Japan, regional and federal...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 18, 2011 at 7:37 am | 14 comments | 2613 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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