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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Protesting ABAG's housing goals

Like many cities up and down the Peninsula, Palo Alto is struggling to find the best strategy for standing up to the unreasonable...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by lcurtis, on Aug 31, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 65 comments | 7414 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Gunn student killed in drunk-driving accident

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Original post made on Dec. 27, 2007
Last comment by mijan, on Dec 30, 2008 at 8:56 am | 37 comments | 7413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Oregon Expressway traffic-signal upgrades to begin

Long-awaited traffic-signal improvements along Oregon Expressway could soon begin, replacing half-century-old signals along...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Donald, on Jul 25, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 19 comments | 7410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Letter to Marissa Mayer: Please don't throw your annual Halloween Party at Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary

A few days ago I saw fake grass being placed in the driveway at what was once Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary, Palo Alto's...

Original post made by Professorville Neighbor on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Oct 26, 2014 at 9:44 pm | 31 comments | 7409 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beyond the call

There is only so much time in a day. For many people, the clock hands spin away while they're on the job, doing chores and...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by William Byron Webster, on May 2, 2014 at 10:18 pm | 5 comments | 7408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Paly baseball coach arrested for child molestation

Joel Kaufman, a former Palo Alto High School coach accused of child molestation, surrendered himself to Contra Costa sheriffs...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Mar 24, 2013 at 9:02 pm | 30 comments | 7407 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Help! Drunk birds bother neighbor!

Our house has a cottoneaster in the back corner of the property, you know, spindly tall tree with clusters of bright orange...

Original post made by anne on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by anne, on Mar 31, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 18 comments | 7406 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurant reviewers should include silverware

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Original post made by Carol on Sep. 14, 2006
Last comment by Carol, on Jan 18, 2007 at 7:18 pm | 8 comments | 7406 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto superintendent to convene achievement gap advisory committee

During a live call-in show Wednesday evening, Palo Alto Superintendent Max McGee announced the launch of a minority achievement...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Legal Bills, on Oct 11, 2014 at 4:21 pm | 25 comments | 7405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giordano gets four years in prison

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Original post made by John on Nov. 3, 2006
Last comment by Jenny McElaney, on Jan 17, 2007 at 10:52 am | 19 comments | 7404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Blood donor sues Stanford over infection

A Palo Alto man, Christopher Bui, is suing Stanford Hospital and Clinics, after developing a severe infection when he donated...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Nigel Rockport, on Jan 25, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 36 comments | 7403 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

On-call nurses allege they must sleep in cars

The Jan. 23 burglary of a Lucile Packard Children's Hospital nurse's car while she slept in it has become a lightning rod...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by PRN, on Feb 18, 2013 at 1:35 am | 17 comments | 7403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bernie Sanders draws supporters to Palo Alto rally

More than a thousand people waited in the scorching sun to listen to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speak...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 4, 2016 at 9:39 am | 20 comments | 7403 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes, new features for Town Square

As some of you have noticed, we are in the process of making a few changes in how Town Square operates. These stem from our...

Original post made by Bill Johnson on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Quibble, on Sep 14, 2014 at 8:30 am | 19 comments | 7402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened to civility?

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Original post made by Mandy Lowell & Carolyn Tucher on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by Anna, on Feb 18, 2007 at 1:03 pm | 34 comments | 7402 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Residential Streets on Google StreetView

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Original post made by Anonymous on May. 31, 2007
Last comment by RS, on Jun 9, 2007 at 8:19 pm | 29 comments | 7395 Views

AROUND TOWN

The other big project in downtown Menlo Park

While attention has been focused on what Stanford University plans to build in Menlo Park, another developer has quietly...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Housing Advocate, on Nov 8, 2013 at 3:24 pm | 10 comments | 7395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City to host meeting on new bike boulevard

A new, bicycle-friendly route from Park Boulevard to Laguna Avenue in Palo Alto will be the topic of discussion at a community...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Sep 9, 2013 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 7393 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A theater also rises

Passersby might have noticed the massive 26,000-square-foot building whose skeleton has emerged over the last several weeks...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 14, 2015 at 11:31 am | 33 comments | 7393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford graduate student dies in mountain-climbing accident

A Stanford University graduate student lost her life on Sunday, as she was mountain climbing in Inyo County in the Sierra...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by vmshadle, on Sep 22, 2016 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 7393 Views
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Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 6,950 views

Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
By Steve Levy | 7 comments | 3,260 views

California Restaurant Association tests out public-awareness campaign in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 8 comments | 2,184 views

Driverless self-driving car testbed issues
By Douglas Moran | 3 comments | 1,002 views

Luck despite bad luck
By Sally Torbey | 1 comment | 339 views

 

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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