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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paint spillage along Oregon expressway and on to Ross

There is an obvious large amount of white paint that has was spilt on to the roadway stretching from Oregon expressway turn-off...

Original post made by Craig on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 17, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 2099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do middle schoolers have final exams?

Hello, I am just curious about this...do middle school students here in Palo Alto take final exams? And by that I mean...

Original post made by LivetoDance on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Paly 08 grad, on Jun 17, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 3 comments | 3771 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors protest tree removal at Alma Plaza

When John O'Neill heard the sound of chainsaws Tuesday morning and saw the first tree fall on Alma Plaza, he thought, "This...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 17, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 48 comments | 4074 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fraud investigators spared budget ax

Palo Alto's high-tech police fraud-investigation unit should be retained, the City Council Finance Committee recommended...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Confused, on Jun 17, 2010 at 8:23 am | 8 comments | 2652 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police nab two burglars

Palo Alto police arrested a Daly City man Monday afternoon after they caught him carrying stolen property from a Mariposa...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jun 16, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 9 comments | 2128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Casting raises question of nepotism at Children's Theater

With the Palo Alto Children's Theater (PACT) in the spotlight of late, given the debate over budgets and fees, I think it...

Original post made by PaloAltoTaxpayer on Jun. 16, 2010
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Big service cuts planned due to Caltrain 'fiscal emergency'

Major Caltrain weekend- and mid-day service cuts plus a fare increase are being planned by this fall and early 2011. Faced...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by BP No, not that BP, on Jun 16, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 21 comments | 3331 Views

SPORTS

Old Pro completes sweep for Palo Alto Little League City Tournament championship

Jonathan Davis briefly flirted with a historic performance. Instead, he had to settle for a championship performance. Davis...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Dean, on Jun 16, 2010 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 3062 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Be the first on your block to redesign the city's website

The City of Palo Alto has issued an RFP for a redesigned website: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=21650...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by bru, on Jun 16, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 4 comments | 1873 Views

SPORTS

Swim Olympians head to annual Santa Clara International

More than 10 U.S. Olympians, including Olympic gold medalists Natalie Coughlin and Ryan Lochte plus recent Stanford graduates...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Reader, on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 3 comments | 2485 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Article on Menlo Park Accident Settlement - Where?

The other day I was downtown and happened to read one of the local papers ... which I forget the name of ... about an article...

Original post made by Anon on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 8 comments | 2089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla Motors seeks $178M through IPO

Tesla Motors hopes to raise up to $178 million through its highly anticipated initial public offering of stock, the Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 16, 2010 at 11:34 am | 5 comments | 2397 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Video: These are the type of comments that got Helen Thomas fired

Check out this Helen Thomas interview and I think you will understand why they finally had to get rid of her. She was actually...

Original post made by food for thought on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 16, 2010 at 11:32 am | 5 comments | 2201 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Young man shot to death in East Palo Alto

A shooting in East Palo Alto left an 18-year-old city resident dead and police scrambling for clues Wednesday afternoon....

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Alyse Meacham, on Jun 16, 2010 at 10:58 am | 53 comments | 4735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jared Beeson

The camaraderie of sports will be among the greatest high school memories for Palo Alto High School graduating senior Jared...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Verba Krofchik, on Jun 15, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 2684 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Economic Good news?

430,000 new jobs..but by the government, mainly temporary census workers. "The Labor Department said on Friday payrolls rose...

Original post made by Good news/bad news on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Economic good news?, on Jun 15, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 1899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge orders Mountain View pot club to close

A judge has granted Mountain View's request for a temporary injunction to close Buddy's Cannabis Patient Collective on Bayshore...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by buddy, on Jun 15, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 2137 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls fee increases for animal services, field use

Palo Alto residents may soon find themselves paying higher fees for everything from fire inspections and Children's Theatre...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Carole Hyde, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 23 comments | 3266 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto 'cat-and-dog lady' could face fines, jail

Ana Maria Ramos, a Palo Alto woman who was apprehended by police for having 42 animals in her single-wide trailer, will be...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 15, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 7 comments | 2781 Views

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 | 2363 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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