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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two robbed at gunpoint in Mountain View garage

Two Mountain View visitors were robbed at gunpoint at a parking garage in the 100 block of Bryant Street at about 10:45 p.m....

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 15, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 5 comments | 2354 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner identifies man killed by Caltrain Monday

The San Mateo County coroner's office this morning identified a pedestrian who was hit and killed on Caltrain tracks Monday...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2597 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Estrich on Israel

Commentary by Susan Estrich on the latest chorus of condemnation of Israel. Honestly, I am shocked to find that I am agreeing...

Original post made by Agree with Estrich on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 15, 2010 at 5:57 am | 76 comments | 9783 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto parents in denial about their teens?

Are Palo Alto parents in denial about what really goes on in their teenagers' lives? Survey results suggest that the answer...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Alex, on Jun 14, 2010 at 8:43 pm | 29 comments | 4240 Views

SPORTS

Local rowers help bring home a silver medal

Recent high school graduates Rachel Ersted of Palo Alto and Carolyn Rennels of Castilleja were members of NorCal Crew's Lightweight...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Richard Ersted, on Jun 14, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 1 comment | 2719 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford grads' future 'linked to boy in Africa'

Stanford University graduates Sunday were implored to end poverty, cure disease and clean up the planet -- all for a little...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by One caveat, on Jun 14, 2010 at 4:55 pm | 2 comments | 2203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Congratulations, Class of 2010!

In ceremonies that were both joyous and reflective, Palo Alto's three largest high schools bid farewell to the Class of 2010....

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 14, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 6 comments | 4408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford graduates celebrate with 'wacky walk'

Saluting their childhoods and their futures, members of Stanford University's class of 2010 expressed themselves in the traditional...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Jun 14, 2010 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 3281 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Huge uncounted-ballot total leaves DA race up in air

Disclosure that there are nearly 100,000 ballots yet to be counted in Santa Clara County has thrown the race for district...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Linda, on Jun 14, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 14 comments | 4035 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Flurry of shots leaves man with multiple wounds

A man was shot multiple times late Friday night in East Palo Alto in a flurry of 17 gunshots, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Amazed, on Jun 14, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 5 comments | 2204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Closing of the IMC

June 14th 2010 To Rachel Metz...

Original post made by stephanie enos on Jun. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2638 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Library groundbreaking Saturday

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center building will be held Saturday from 1 to...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by SteveU, on Jun 14, 2010 at 11:27 am | 5 comments | 2408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Angeles: "Students taught Arizona Immigration Law un-Amerikan!"

Students taught that Arizona immigration law is un-AmeriKan! Articles - Articles of Interest (on www.freedomradio.us) LOS...

Original post made by food for thought on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Rand, on Jun 14, 2010 at 11:22 am | 13 comments | 1938 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rich Gordon wins Democratic Assembly primary

San Mateo County Supervisor Rich Gordon has defeated Josh Becker and Yoriko Kishimoto in the Democratic primary Tuesday and...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Tiger Lilly, on Jun 14, 2010 at 10:07 am | 11 comments | 3684 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA scientist cites 'global-warming emergency'

Time is running out to prevent catastrophic consequences from global warming, a leading climate scientist warned a packed...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2008
Last comment by laugh or cry..you choose, on Jun 14, 2010 at 7:32 am | 36 comments | 25549 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Meeting June 16 on Foothill 'Palo Alto Campus'

The future of a proposed new "Palo Alto Campus" for Foothill-De Anza Community College District will be discussed at a three-way...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Keep Cubberley as is, on Jun 13, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 10 comments | 2412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds pay tribute to David Lewis Thursday

He was the boy on someone's baseball team; the drug addict nicknamed "Funky Rat" who did years in prison; and ultimately...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by al, on Jun 13, 2010 at 7:37 pm | 7 comments | 3094 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Alleged scammer admitted to Stanford

A man was admitted to Stanford University after being kicked out of Harvard University when officials there accused him of...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Manymanymore, on Jun 13, 2010 at 6:50 pm | 18 comments | 5409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: A silver lining of collaboration has emerged from a dark cloud

Spring is often a bittersweet time for families, filled with celebrations, graduations, life transitions, separations. This...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by KJ, on Jun 13, 2010 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 2800 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Power outage hits 2,144 Menlo Park customers

A power outage affecting 2,144 PG&E customers in Menlo Park is expected to stretch into late morning today while crews try...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by rhody, on Jun 13, 2010 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 3174 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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