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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The main problems with mail-in (absentee) ballots

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Original post made by Gary on Oct. 19, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 22, 2008 at 9:16 pm | 22 comments | 2460 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Morning earthquake reveals newfound fault

A small earthquake that rattled parts of the Bay Area this morning occurred on a previously unknown fault, according to Jack...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Yessir, on Mar 31, 2009 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 2460 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In harsh economy, food bank waives fee

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties is waiving its annual fee for its 300 partner agencies, the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 5, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 2460 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County voters to decide on Measure B half-cent sales tax

Voters will decide next month on a measure that would raise billions of dollars to help address many public transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by VTA Grand Jury, on Oct 28, 2016 at 6:51 pm | 13 comments | 2460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl hurt in Saturday-morning bike/van collision

Channing Avenue in Palo Alto was closed for several hours Saturday morning when a 10-year-old girl reportedly swerved out...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by not always the cars fault, on Jun 24, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 43 comments | 2460 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Course offers training in disaster response

A six-week Community Emergency Response Team course for Palo Alto residents will begin next week, according to the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:31 am | 4 comments | 2459 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares for $60M library-bond sale

Palo Alto is preparing to sell $60 million in library bonds later this month to fund voter-approved renovations of three...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 19, 2010 at 1:18 pm | 19 comments | 2459 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Breathalyzers found at fault in DUI cases

Santa Clara County prosecutors are taking a fresh look at hundreds of driving-under-the-influence cases in Palo Alto and...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by annoyed, on May 5, 2011 at 7:09 pm | 16 comments | 2459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Advisory Committee Report Now Available

After a school board meeting a year ago, Gunn High School was directed by the school board to improve Gunn's guidance counseling...

Original post made by Gunn Parent on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by Gunn Mom2, on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 2459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

Project Cornerstone Read the full letter here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12162 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by TipAndRing, on Dec 18, 2009 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 2459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abraham Verghese wins Heinz Award for Arts and Humanities

Abraham Verghese, a Stanford University professor of medicine and author of the novel "Cutting for Stone," has been selected...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Ken Mask, MD, on Mar 5, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 2459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cycles of life

Friends, poets and former Peninsula residents Maureen Eppstein and Henri Bensussen will give a shared reading in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Shirley Gaines, on Jun 1, 2015 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 2459 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Parking prosperity Read the letter to the editor here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14882 posted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bryan Long, on May 16, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 2458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everyday Etiquette Class for KIDS! This weekend!

Who wouldn’t want words such as, “polite,” “helpful,” and “pleasant” to be used to describe their child? This...

Original post made by JF on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Wow, on Feb 23, 2009 at 11:57 pm | 4 comments | 2458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Being Overweight Just As Risky To Health As Being A Smoker

Obese adolescents have the same risk of premature death in adulthood as people who smoke more than 10 cigarettes a day, while...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can we get Miranda drop-off back for Gunn?

I just drove a kid to Gunn for the first time in ages. Now that we can't drop off at the Miranda bus stop, the backup on...

Original post made by Michele on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Michele, on Dec 4, 2009 at 8:52 am | 18 comments | 2458 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Veronica Tincher

The eclectic decor of Veronica Tincher's retirement residence in Palo Alto reflects the diversity of her life experiences...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Dick Lundh, on Nov 16, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 2458 Views

AROUND TOWN

College Terrace Library set for fall opening

The College Terrace Library is scheduled to open on time after all after a City Council committee shot down on Thursday night...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 16, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 7 comments | 2458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seek skateboarder in Crescent Park robbery attempt

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they said tried to rob two dog-walking pedestrians as he was riding a small skateboard...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Phil, on Oct 19, 2016 at 2:36 pm | 5 comments | 2458 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto advances to CCS baseball title game

Palo Alto will attempt to win its first section baseball title since 1927 when it takes on Burlingame in the Central Coast...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Jeff, on May 28, 2010 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 2457 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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