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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chen pleads not guilty in Palo Alto cleaver attack

A restaurant worker who attacked a fellow employee with a meat cleaver at a California Avenue restaurant pleaded "not guilty"...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by rydo, on Apr 7, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 3 comments | 2362 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police report string of property crimes

Criminals got away with goods and cash valued at around $18,000 in a string of Menlo Park property crimes between March 26...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by what security!, on Apr 7, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 2288 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Late-night brawl at nightclub leads to arrest

One person was arrested following a bar fight in the Monte Carlo nightclub on Castro Street early Saturday morning which...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by carlito ways, on Apr 7, 2010 at 2:34 pm | 5 comments | 2205 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, Med Center negotiations revving up

After starting out on a rancorous note, Palo Alto and Stanford University are now nearing an agreement over the types of...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by jardins, on Apr 7, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 1679 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plasma Arc Disposal of Organic (Even Inorganic) Wastes

I have responded to a few recent threads on the organic waste stream issue. However, I do not feel that plasma arc technology...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Apr 6, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 18 comments | 2672 Views

AROUND TOWN

REAL ESTATE: Oregon Avenue home sells for $770K

A house on Oregon Avenue in Palo Alto sold for $770,000 on March 15, 2010. The home previously sold for $500,000 in August...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 6, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 6 comments | 2188 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City may ask Stanford to help fund new police HQ

Palo Alto may ask Stanford University to help the city build a new police building, fund new shuttle programs and fix up...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Get Real, on Apr 6, 2010 at 1:42 pm | 54 comments | 3697 Views

AROUND TOWN

iGot! Apple devotees get their reward

The mood at Apple's University Avenue store in Palo Alto was celebratory at 9 a.m. Saturday as Apple customers rushed into...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 6, 2010 at 10:36 am | 13 comments | 2309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eichler community divided over two-story houses

When a group of Fairmeadow residents launched an effort two years ago to ban new two-story buildings in their Eichler neighborhood,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 6, 2010 at 8:07 am | 192 comments | 7279 Views

SPORTS

Women's hoops stage is set for the final act

While the Lady Huskies and their continued dominance of the domain have, deservedly, captured the airwaves, their 77-game...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Apr 6, 2010 at 5:44 am | 1 comment | 2617 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

EPA, PA police arrest armed man in stolen car

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Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by CRACKERKILLER, on Apr 6, 2010 at 2:31 am | 5 comments | 3664 Views

AROUND TOWN

Despite opposition, Walgreens continues alcohol bid

Three months after requesting a license to sell alcohol at its drugstore on El Camino Real at Maybell Avenue in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Baldy in a Caddy, on Apr 5, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 15 comments | 2839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Customers camp outside Apple store in Palo Alto

Eager customers have already begun to assemble outside Apple's Palo Alto store on 451 University Ave. in anticipation of...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by AT&T sucks, on Apr 5, 2010 at 3:25 pm | 18 comments | 6097 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Customers camp outside Apple store in Palo Alto

After reading the story regarding the people who camped outside the Apple store in Palo Alto from noon Friday to Saturday...

Original post made by palo alto since 1960 on Apr. 4, 2010
Last comment by No friend of VF, but......, on Apr 5, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 6 comments | 1818 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police locate missing East Palo Alto man

An 81-year-old East Palo Alto man who was reported missing after he didn't return from a walk Sunday morning has been found,...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 5, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 2089 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto gives new meaning to Chutzpah

Never let it be said that Palo Alto Council Members and Administrators lack chutzpah when it comes to their demmands on Stanford! Bruce...

Original post made by Bruce N Baker on Apr. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Six weeks later, residents still shaken by plane crash

It's been six weeks since a small plane crashed into an East Palo Alto neighborhood on a foggy Wednesday morning, killing...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by Community activist, on Apr 4, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 4 comments | 2128 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

7.2 MAG BAJA; FELT WIDE MORE QUAKES IN CA

The quake had a depth of 20.1 miles and struck at 3:40 p.m. The quake set high rise buildings in Riverside, Los Angeles...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 4, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 4, 2010 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 2293 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime Ohlone teacher named principal

William Overton, a teacher at Ohlone Elementary School for 27 years, was named Ohlone principal Tuesday night by the Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by ??, on Apr 4, 2010 at 5:17 pm | 16 comments | 3763 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City employees exhorbitant salaries need to be cut down

City of Palo Alto 2009 gross salary data was recently published http://www.paloaltoonline.com/media/reports/1269449374.pdf I...

Original post made by Shocked on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by lifetime jobs?, on Apr 4, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 11 comments | 2625 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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