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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 | 2560 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dr. Phil show on teen pressure airs tonight

A Dr. Phil television episode entitled "Teens Under Pressure," for which researchers conducted interviews in Palo Alto, will...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Carolyn, on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:11 pm | 15 comments | 2560 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lost in translation

In "Chinglish," David Henry Hwang's comedy about Chinese-American miscommunication, an American CEO discovers the dangers...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Question, on Jun 19, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 2560 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Radar on Embarcadero

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Original post made by Giraffe on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 6, 2008 at 1:03 pm | 10 comments | 2559 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sets study session on fiber Wednesday

Palo Alto's decade-long hopes to install a citywide fiber-optic communications network -- threatened by the international...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by HST, on Mar 1, 2009 at 9:15 am | 25 comments | 2559 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tall Tree Award winner William Alhouse dies Thursday

William Alhouse, a longtime Palo Alto resident, real-estate agent and community volunteer, died Thursday (Feb. 24). Alhouse,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Dwight Harbaugh, on Mar 10, 2011 at 7:38 pm | 10 comments | 2559 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 | 2559 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ronald McDonald House project moves ahead

A proposal by Ronald McDonald House to build a three-story addition to its Palo Alto facility got off to an auspicious start...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Melissa Tjeerdsma, on Feb 20, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 2559 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Harvard Study Confirms Fluoride Reduces Children's IQ

A recently-published Harvard University meta-analysis funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has concluded that...

Original post made by Pro Choice on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 15, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 8 comments | 2559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Girls & Boys Basketball Seeded into Quarters

Gunn Teams Seeded into Quarters An absolute phenomenal season for Gunn Basketball was reflected in today's seedings for...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Titan Fan, on Feb 25, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 2559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attorney general issues tips, warnings to avoid charitable donation scams

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has issued some tips and warnings to help consumers make sure their holiday-season...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Dec 3, 2015 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 2559 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fraud at Palo Alto branch costs Citigroup $500K

The failed supervision of a Citigroup branch employee in Palo Alto has resulted in a $500,000 fine for the parent company,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by FormerCitigroupEmployee, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:06 am | 6 comments | 2559 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls splash by Paly, end impressive streak

==B Prep swimming== When it comes to high school swimming, Palo Alto senior Jasmine Tosky has been unbeatable. Coming...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by TITANFEVER, on Apr 20, 2012 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 2559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion reported at Windy Hill

A mountain lion was reportedly seen in the Portola Valley and Skyline area in San Mateo County Saturday morning, according...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Oct 11, 2011 at 7:44 am | 19 comments | 2559 Views

BOOKS

Garden Tips: What is garden art?

What is art in the garden? Is it the decorations, the sculpture or the fountain? Are pathways art or the perspectives from...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
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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 | 2558 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zoning laws, house size and preservation

But in some circles in this opulent [the Hamptons] seaside retreat, Ms. Konrad has achieved a level of unpleasant notoriety...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 13, 2010 at 9:53 am | 10 comments | 2558 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is there a water problem ?

The water is awfully deep on University around Chaucer St. I just tried to drive over to the Chaucer St. Bridge to see...

Original post made by Anon. on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 23, 2012 at 6:11 pm | 2 comments | 2558 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where do our leaders live?

It is fair to ask where our various city leaders live, by neighborhood. By this, I mean council members and various board...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jun. 23, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 6, 2013 at 11:30 am | 49 comments | 2558 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 | 2558 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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