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AROUND TOWN

Win-win: energy savings + historical renovation

When Marc Porat walks the renewable-energy walk, he's serious about cutting back on his carbon footprint. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Monty Anderson, on Dec 18, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 2477 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lytton Plaza set for grand re-opening today

After three months of construction, the new Lytton Plaza will reopen this afternoon in a special ceremony featuring local...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Oldtimer, on Dec 18, 2009 at 11:40 am | 3 comments | 2173 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

Hotel, townhouses to replace Palo Alto Bowl

After serving Palo Alto for more than half a century, Palo Alto's only bowling alley will soon be demolished to make way...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by K-Mart, on Dec 18, 2009 at 6:26 am | 98 comments | 4799 Views

SPORTS

Pritchard returns to a familiar position as Stanford's starting quarterback

Tavita Pritchard received a little more advance notice about his return as the Stanford starting quarterback, as opposed...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Commander McBragg, on Dec 18, 2009 at 4:51 am | 3 comments | 2357 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eases parking rules for the holidays

Palo Alto is relaxing its parking rules this holiday season to encourage more shopping at its retail districts. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Please, on Dec 18, 2009 at 12:37 am | 13 comments | 2239 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Slain officer's family speaks out at trial

Family members of East Palo Alto police Officer Richard May, who was fatally shot in the line of duty almost four years ago,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by In god we trust, on Dec 17, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 17 comments | 2453 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP officers hunt for asphalt-throwing assailant

Authorities are looking for the person who threw a chunk of asphalt onto a California Highway Patrol car in Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2789 Views

SPORTS

Mann showing improvement at the point for Stanford men

Stanford sophomore guard Jarrett Mann has come a long way and still has room to grow. He didn't have a particularly good...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Gamer, on Dec 17, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 2202 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposal to Increase Hours Worked for Temporary Employees

The Consent Calendar on the City Council's December 14, 2009, agenda has a proposal to increase the number of hours a temporary...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Dec 17, 2009 at 1:25 pm | 5 comments | 2034 Views

AROUND TOWN

$15 charge by Green Waste for Private Streets

I received a notice from Public Works that Green Waste will be charging every household on a private street an extra $15/month...

Original post made by Nat on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by nat, on Dec 17, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 1857 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garbage-fee hike for residents of narrow streets

Palo Alto's policy of allowing narrow, private streets in new developments will cost residents in the new subdivisions $180...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by nat, on Dec 17, 2009 at 12:33 pm | 19 comments | 2824 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest made in indecent exposure case

Police announced Wednesday that they have arrested the "noon duty aide" who allegedly exposed himself to an eighth grade...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 17, 2009 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 2701 Views

AROUND TOWN

The new traffic light to Paly

With the new traffic light only 5-6 cars can turn left into Paly from Embarcadero in the morning. Because of that, there...

Original post made by Michele on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by PA Commuter, on Dec 17, 2009 at 10:00 am | 59 comments | 4161 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspicious Car around Palo Vere

I thought it might benefit the community to repeat the contents of a handout the parents of Palo Verde received this afternoon. According...

Original post made by CandyKing77 on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 16, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 3 comments | 1768 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman surprises burglar, leading to arrest

A suspected residential burglar and convicted car thief was surprised in the bedroom of a Palo Alto woman in her Sierra Court...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 16, 2009 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 1999 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Gerhart, Marinelli named AP All-Americans

The awards keep coming for Stanford senior running back Toby Gerhart, but not some of the other Cardinal players are being...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by typo-detector, on Dec 16, 2009 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 2964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Did Paly baseball coach fabricate resume?

Jordan French claimed he was the starting right fielder at the University of Michigan for four years and worked as a manager...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Dec 16, 2009 at 11:22 am | 97 comments | 8403 Views

SPORTS

SHP duo heads 2009 All-CCS Division II boys' water polo team

David Culpan was Mr. Offense and Ben Dearborn was Mr. Defense. That combination of seniors led the Sacred Heart Prep boys'...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by reader, on Dec 16, 2009 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 3322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police activity Tuesday 12/15 at Oregon Ave & Sierra Ct.

Does anyone know what happened here yesterday? There was quite a bit of police activity....

Original post made by Richard Clark on Dec. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1867 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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