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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vigil at Laurel School for classmate Lisa Xavier

A candlelight vigil in memory of Lisa Xavier was held at Laurel Elementary School in Atherton Wednesday (Dec. 9). Lisa, 6,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2970 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

ATM stolen from the Stanford Credit Union??

Saw this note in the Mercury-News: "1530 Page Mill Road, 8:44 a.m. Monday An ATM was removed from the lobby of Stanford...

Original post made by Bill on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Dec 10, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1939 Views

SPORTS

O'Hara, three others named NSCAA All-American

Stanford senior forward Kelley O'Hara, the odds-on favorite to win the National Player of the Year award, was named a first-team...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Stanford fan, on Dec 10, 2009 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 2761 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police officers defer $800,000 in raises

In a move that will save Palo Alto about $800,000 during bleak financial times, the city's police union has voted to defer...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Not important, on Dec 10, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 84 comments | 6392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FaceBook "NEW" Privacy Settings

Parents, I'm posting this link to alert you of the recent changes FaceBook has made to their privacy settings. Please...

Original post made by JustFYI on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 10, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments | 1845 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: $4.8 million 'error' is third big gaffe

The disclosure last week that Palo Alto budget officials only recently became aware of an additional $4.8 million deficit...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by paloaltomarino, on Dec 10, 2009 at 10:28 am | 43 comments | 4024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Klausner is Palo Alto school board president

Outgoing Palo Alto Board of Education President Barb Mitchell passed the gavel Tuesday night to Barbara Klausner. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by JLS parent, on Dec 10, 2009 at 8:57 am | 8 comments | 2611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Son of Barry Bonds arrested in Menlo Park

The son of Barry Bonds, who holds the lifetime and single-year Major League home run records, was arrested in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by stool, on Dec 10, 2009 at 3:59 am | 24 comments | 2148 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Muni Vishwa Nadan arrested for indecent exposure near Gunn HS

This story was published in the Mercury-News yesterday. I don't know why paloaltoonline hasn't picked it up yet. Anyone...

Original post made by Sarah on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by enraged, on Dec 10, 2009 at 12:10 am | 1 comment | 3075 Views

AROUND TOWN

City of Palo Alto hires guard for rail crossing

The Palo Alto Police Department has hired a security company to help monitor the West Meadow Drive rail intersection -- a...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Caltrain Rider, on Dec 9, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 53 comments | 3921 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two pit bulls shot after they killed a small dog

An East Palo Alto police officer shot two pit bulls that had mauled a small dog being walked by its owner Wednesday evening...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 9, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 58 comments | 191227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When do Paly juniors get their PSAT scores?

Other schools in other communities already have scores in hand. I've heard that ETS sends the scores to the schools and...

Original post made by paly parent on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Senior Parent, on Dec 9, 2009 at 6:53 pm | 1 comment | 2072 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

AT&T Cell Phone Service Dead at Big Game - Will it Be There in An Emergency?

AT&T's network was swamped, dead and not functional during the Big Game near the stadium -- for hours. What if you really...

Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by boycott AT&T, on Dec 9, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 28 comments | 2790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encore

Ensconced in her family's living room, Starr Johanssen stared peacefully down at the black and white keys that lay silent...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by derek, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 2444 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cameras for running red lights in PA?

Too many people are running red lights when the signal is CLEARLY already read. Not just turning from yellow to red. I live...

Original post made by Pro-Big Brother on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 68 comments | 262595 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Richard May, Alvarez

The section on Richard May is on lockdown, with only registered users being able to comment. I am a registered user, still...

Original post made by CommonSense on Dec. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2252 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vigil Wednesday for 6-year-old Lisa Xavier

Community members are holding a vigil on Wednesday for 6-year-old Lisa Xavier, the Menlo Park girl who was killed last month...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Laurel mom, on Dec 9, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 7 comments | 2093 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caring for your Parents

Hello fellow Palo Altans, I want to write about something I’m knowledgeable about that most everyone will have to deal...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Dec 9, 2009 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 2289 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Traffic Signal Light Down at Churchill and ECR

On my way to work this morning there was a traffic signal light blocking lane three and the turn lane from Churchill onto...

Original post made by McGrude on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 9, 2009 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1891 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Leaving home

Audrey Blabon, 79, waited patiently in a plastic chair last Thursday for her weekly doctor's visit at Casa Olga -- one of...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by New Grad Nurse, on Dec 9, 2009 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 2433 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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