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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police investigate business burglaries

Palo Alto police are increasing patrols in business areas after a string of nighttime burglaries has resulted in the loss...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by carlito ways, on Jul 20, 2010 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 2429 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Public invited to 'Meet the Chief' in Palo Alto

The Palo Alto Police Department is inviting the public to "Meet the Chief" on Wednesday, July 21, at Juana Briones Park. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Confused, on Jul 20, 2010 at 10:33 am | 8 comments | 2344 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

HP to shift Cupertino operations to Palo Alto

HP plans to shut down its Cupertino operation and move its Cupertino employees to Palo Alto over the next two years, according...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Lois, on Jul 20, 2010 at 9:59 am | 18 comments | 4529 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New start needed for high-speed rail

California's dream of high-speed rail -- which to many seems more like a nightmare -- is facing its greatest challenge: It...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jul 20, 2010 at 9:40 am | 13 comments | 3525 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bill guaranteeing polling stations becomes law

A bill that guarantees California voters have a place in which to vote on Election Day has been signed into law by Gov. Arnold...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Ali Hassan, on Jul 20, 2010 at 8:22 am | 17 comments | 3678 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What's with highway 101 traffic?

It seems that there is so much more delayed traffic on 101 lately. Maybe it's because I am a stay-at-home mom and do most...

Original post made by SAHM on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by economy is picking up, on Jul 20, 2010 at 7:47 am | 1 comment | 2550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Japanese roots

College Terrace couple recreates traditional garden with help from former Hakone curator Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=17545...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Daxin, on Jul 20, 2010 at 12:47 am | 6 comments | 2386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friendship was Chris Chan's 'greatest strength'

Friendship, not climbing, was Christina "Chris" Chan's greatest strength, despite her being a highly accomplished climber,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Pele, on Jul 19, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 5 comments | 2499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three EPRI scientists on climate-change panel

Three scientists from the Palo Alto-based Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) have been chosen to be lead authors on...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Michael Ruescher, on Jul 19, 2010 at 6:03 pm | 41 comments | 3710 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto Phoenix Academy 2010 graduates

2010 East Palo Alto Phoenix Academy graduates. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=17145...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by EPA rocks!, on Jul 19, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 2735 Views

SPORTS

Olympian Villa is Castilleja's new water polo coach

It was only two weeks ago that members of the Castilleja water polo team were in tears after hearing the shocking news that...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Darwin, on Jul 19, 2010 at 3:50 am | 1 comment | 3641 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15s win NorCal opener

The Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars advanced to the second round of the NorCal State Tournament in Vallejo following...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by AC, on Jul 19, 2010 at 1:09 am | 4 comments | 2810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

List of hang out places for teens in Palo Alto

Our teens need somewhere to go and hang out with friends, have fun, meet mentors who want to get to know them as people,...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Grandma, on Jul 18, 2010 at 10:29 pm | 3 comments | 3602 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Residents split on impacts of hospitals expansion

Residents were divided Monday night on the environmental impacts of the Stanford Medical Center Facilities Renewal and Replacement...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 18, 2010 at 9:30 pm | 48 comments | 4062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whooping cough epidemic hits California

Whooping cough, a serious bacterial disease that can cause severe illness and death in infants, is epidemic in California...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 18, 2010 at 4:46 pm | 21 comments | 6076 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man apologizes, pleads guilty for 1988 murder

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Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 18, 2010 at 7:53 am | 28 comments | 6643 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Update: Atherton protest lasted 30 minutes

Today's protest organized by the California Nurses Association in front of the Atherton home of Republican gubernatorial...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 18, 2010 at 5:44 am | 7 comments | 2889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Goodbye Palo Alto, HSR caused us to move

I'm not providing my address or name intentionally. We put our house up for sale after we learned we would be about 300 feet...

Original post made by Don\'t Guess on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 17, 2010 at 8:39 pm | 52 comments | 5646 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will AT&T ever finish working on Colorado Ave ?

Is it me or does it seem like AT&T has been working on circuits day and night for the last six months in midtown. Last...

Original post made by midtown guy on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by AT&T, on Jul 17, 2010 at 2:53 pm | 4 comments | 2221 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Financial and Health Insurance "Reform"

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/15/health/policy/15health.html?_r=1 Above is a link to Obama snapping his fingers and demanding...

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 17, 2010 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 2185 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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