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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

University Ave. apartment complex on fire

I just drove back from downtown and there is a huge plume of smoke and trees on fire on or near University. It looks terrible....

Original post made by Anon. on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by report, on May 31, 2010 at 11:32 pm | 12 comments | 2998 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters battle three-alarm blaze in Palo Alto

Firefighters are combating a three-alarm blaze tonight at an apartment complex in Palo Alto, a fire captain said. Read the...

Original post made on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on May 31, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 4 comments | 1927 Views

SPORTS

It's not the baseball ending that Paly wanted

It was not supposed to end this way, not after the sensational season compiled by the Palo Alto baseball team. Everything...

Original post made on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by j, on May 30, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 4 comments | 2925 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Too many pests? Palo Alto parks try traps

When sun-seekers lie on the lawn at the tiny Sarah Wallis Park near California Avenue these days, they can rest assured they...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by I Agree, on May 30, 2010 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 3041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto pilots stress safety after fatal accident

By AOPA ePublishing staff Palo Alto, Calif., area pilots turned out in force May 20 to prove their commitment to air safety...

Original post made by petercarp on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on May 30, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 2003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four Palo Alto school administrators to retire

The Palo Alto Unified School District announced a spate of retirements Wednesday, including the coordinator of the district's...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Hopefull, on May 30, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 27 comments | 3916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assessed property values drop in county

The Santa Clara County Assessor's Office has released some bad news, giving cities and school districts an early heads up...

Original post made on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by yes, on May 30, 2010 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 2208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board considers 'suicide prevention'

A school community is never prepared for the news that one of its students has died by suicide. But if a proposed suicide...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Misha, on May 30, 2010 at 1:38 am | 25 comments | 3150 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sex tape leads to alleged extortion and arrests

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Original post made on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by John, on May 29, 2010 at 4:23 pm | 14 comments | 3389 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A rewarding bit of doodling

If you checked Google's [http://www.google.com/ homepage] Thursday (May 27), instead of the company's trademark logo, you'd...

Original post made on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by , on May 29, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 3502 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

James Flood school vandalized, ransacked

Police are investigating an apparent vandalism early Tuesday morning at the James Flood Magnet School in East Palo Alto in...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Setting the record straight, on May 29, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 4 comments | 2663 Views

SPORTS

Local track and field athletes set for CCS championships

A total of 16 local athletes plus three relay teams will compete for berths in the CIF State Meet when take on the section's...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Michael, on May 29, 2010 at 11:17 am | 5 comments | 2454 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Post traumatic stress

Is anyone of you out there feeling or experiencing this? My depress and anxious child was just feeling a little better, and...

Original post made by Midtown Parent on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by A Palo Alto parent, on May 29, 2010 at 10:05 am | 6 comments | 2240 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to host meeting on rail design tonight

Palo Alto will host the first of two meetings tonight (Tuesday) to gather residents' input about the California High-Speed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Ninimbys, on May 28, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 10 comments | 2078 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

plane crash at PA airport, 5:15pm Friday evening

Mercury-News says a plane crashed just short of the PA airport: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_15185106...

Original post made by Bill on May. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2305 Views

SPORTS

Paly's new baseball coach is an old one

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Original post made on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by Max Pinto, on May 28, 2010 at 7:10 pm | 12 comments | 4799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Energy secretary: 'U.S. lagging in clean-tech race'

The U.S. lags behind other countries in the race for clean technology even though it has the greatest "innovation machine"...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Maroons are everywhere, on May 28, 2010 at 6:09 pm | 35 comments | 3592 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nurses' union seeks binding arbitration in dispute

The nurses' union has asked Stanford and Lucile Packard hospitals to enter binding arbitration to settle their bitter contract...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by jb, on May 28, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 58 comments | 3026 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes bond to fix aged infrastructure

Two engineers, three finance specialists, four local commissioners and six volunteers-at-large at large will soon tackle...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Toady, on May 28, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 17 comments | 2890 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Reward offered in Mountain View cat shooting

The Palo Alto Humane Society is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who shot a cat...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by apollo, on May 28, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 9 comments | 2341 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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