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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FBI focuses on Atherton, DA's office, sources say

The FBI is interviewing Atherton residents and others about matters involving the town of Atherton and the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Santa Clara Co. resident, on Feb 18, 2011 at 1:50 am | 7 comments | 2536 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fourth of July DUI arrests drop in Bay Area

DUI arrests were down throughout the Bay Area over the Independence Day holiday, authorities said Thursday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by Walter, on Jul 8, 2012 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 2536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gerhart is Heisman Trophy finalist

Stanford's Toby Gerhart will be in New York City Saturday, but won't be doing any Christmas shopping or heading off to see...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Seriously?, on Dec 13, 2009 at 12:16 am | 9 comments | 2536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver trapped in three-vehicle crash on Page Mill Road

Palo Alto firefighters had to use the "Jaws of Life" to extricate the driver of a green Hyundai sedan following a three-vehicle...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by daughter, on Sep 29, 2012 at 10:23 pm | 10 comments | 2536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Greenmeadow - Any News?

Has anyone heard of any improvements for the associate members?...

Original post made by parent on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by ., on Mar 12, 2013 at 7:45 pm | 3 comments | 2536 Views

BOOKS

Never Say Die

Starting in 1967 in San Carlos and moving through the Peninsula, the four musicians and manager of the rock band Uther Pendragon...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2536 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Theatre Staff Removed For Political Goal?

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Original post made by oIled up thespian on Mar. 5, 2008
Last comment by litebug, on Mar 5, 2008 at 2:18 pm | 7 comments | 2535 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: In art as in politics, one person can make things happen

First off, a confession: As a kid, I was determined to become a sketch artist and spent many hours with pencil and pen attempting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on May 17, 2016 at 9:09 pm | 6 comments | 2535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laser Focus - On the Wrong Things

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Original post made by Hoodwinked on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 18, 2008 at 5:01 pm | 26 comments | 2535 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

mv-voice contains malware

Anyone else try to visit the Mountain View Voice web site today? I'm using the Google Chrome web browser and it blocks mv-voice...

Original post made by parent on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 19, 2013 at 7:33 pm | 1 comment | 2535 Views

SPORTS

Stanford on top of the college football world

Andrew Luck threw four touchdown passes, including three to Coby Fleener, and the Stanford football team completed its dream...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Jan 4, 2011 at 4:21 pm | 3 comments | 2535 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford named nanotechnology center

Stanford University will receive about $20 million over the next five years as one of eight Centers of Cancer Nanotechnology...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 12, 2008 at 6:51 am | 2 comments | 2535 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 | 2535 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pets flood local shelter during hard times

As head of Palo Alto Animal Services, Sandi Stadler has a unique perspective on how the recession is hurting Peninsula residents....

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by Robin, on Apr 13, 2010 at 11:27 am | 10 comments | 2534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Whither the recycling center?

While the primary focus of Tuesday night's meeting of the City Council Finance Committee was how to address a $3.7 million...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by single bin user, on Jul 11, 2011 at 6:13 am | 1 comment | 2534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge orders school board to reconsider math program adoption

An interesting bit of news from Seattle: http://www.seattlepi.com/local/415049_math04.html "In June, two parents and...

Original post made by A. on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Paly 08 Grad, on Feb 11, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 10 comments | 2534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planting new ideas

Avid backyard gardener Jake Hartinger meanders within the waist-high green forest that sits prominently in the center of...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by morisson, on May 5, 2013 at 2:33 am | 3 comments | 2534 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto crime, homicide rates plummet

If the New Year will bring anything positive after 12 months of economic decline, at least in East Palo Alto the crime and...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by Sol, on Jan 2, 2011 at 9:55 am | 8 comments | 2534 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Democrats Made No Room on Abortion

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Original post made by sharon on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 28, 2008 at 3:57 pm | 11 comments | 2534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairmeadow opens search for new principal

Fairmeadow Elementary School is searching for a new leader following an announcement that Principal Eric Goddard will become...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Thankfull Parent, on Apr 11, 2011 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 2533 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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