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AROUND TOWN

Finding bliss in the garden

Palo Alto landscapes to be featured in Going Native Garden Tour Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16372...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Arvind, on Apr 8, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 2377 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women vow to return to the national stage with another title contender

The faithful waited for the Stanford women's basketball team on Wednesday, just like they had waited the night before. Both...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Jon, on Apr 8, 2010 at 11:11 am | 3 comments | 2408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for robbery after altercation at Fry's

A man was arrested for strong-arm robbery Sunday after stealing a pocket knife from Fry's Electronics in Palo Alto and scuffling...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Arno Robert, on Apr 8, 2010 at 7:29 am | 18 comments | 2952 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Meg is spending like there is no tomorrow

According to the Mercury-News, Meg Whitman has already spent almost $40 million of her own money on her campaign for governor....

Original post made by Meg on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 7, 2010 at 10:02 pm | 32 comments | 2492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly boys' lacrosse pins a loss on rival Gunn

The inaugural game between the Gunn and Palo Alto lacrosse programs was celebrated Tuesday night in a lively contest at the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Coach, on Apr 7, 2010 at 9:59 pm | 4 comments | 2238 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open Letter to Nancy Pelosi

If you dare, read this scathing letter to Nancy Pelosi from Dennis L. Guthrie, an attorney,(Mercer University, 1969 JD, Phi...

Original post made by Agree with Guthrie on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Agree with Guthrie, on Apr 7, 2010 at 8:59 pm | 20 comments | 6191 Views

SPORTS

Stanford basketball welcome-home rally today

The Stanford women's basketball team will be feted today in a special welcome-home rally in Maples Pavilion at 1:30 p.m....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Richard Boris, on Apr 7, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 2371 Views

SPORTS

Title dreams end with another nightmare finish

Second-ranked Stanford was no match for top-ranked Connecticut, which pulled away in the second half to claim it second straight...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Stanford fan, on Apr 7, 2010 at 7:35 pm | 3 comments | 2270 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chen pleads not guilty in Palo Alto cleaver attack

A restaurant worker who attacked a fellow employee with a meat cleaver at a California Avenue restaurant pleaded "not guilty"...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by rydo, on Apr 7, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 3 comments | 2354 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police report string of property crimes

Criminals got away with goods and cash valued at around $18,000 in a string of Menlo Park property crimes between March 26...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by what security!, on Apr 7, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 2267 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Late-night brawl at nightclub leads to arrest

One person was arrested following a bar fight in the Monte Carlo nightclub on Castro Street early Saturday morning which...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by carlito ways, on Apr 7, 2010 at 2:34 pm | 5 comments | 2189 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, Med Center negotiations revving up

After starting out on a rancorous note, Palo Alto and Stanford University are now nearing an agreement over the types of...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by jardins, on Apr 7, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 1671 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plasma Arc Disposal of Organic (Even Inorganic) Wastes

I have responded to a few recent threads on the organic waste stream issue. However, I do not feel that plasma arc technology...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Apr 6, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 18 comments | 2657 Views

AROUND TOWN

REAL ESTATE: Oregon Avenue home sells for $770K

A house on Oregon Avenue in Palo Alto sold for $770,000 on March 15, 2010. The home previously sold for $500,000 in August...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 6, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 6 comments | 2174 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City may ask Stanford to help fund new police HQ

Palo Alto may ask Stanford University to help the city build a new police building, fund new shuttle programs and fix up...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Get Real, on Apr 6, 2010 at 1:42 pm | 54 comments | 3667 Views

AROUND TOWN

iGot! Apple devotees get their reward

The mood at Apple's University Avenue store in Palo Alto was celebratory at 9 a.m. Saturday as Apple customers rushed into...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 6, 2010 at 10:36 am | 13 comments | 2287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eichler community divided over two-story houses

When a group of Fairmeadow residents launched an effort two years ago to ban new two-story buildings in their Eichler neighborhood,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 6, 2010 at 8:07 am | 192 comments | 7221 Views

SPORTS

Women's hoops stage is set for the final act

While the Lady Huskies and their continued dominance of the domain have, deservedly, captured the airwaves, their 77-game...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Apr 6, 2010 at 5:44 am | 1 comment | 2594 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

EPA, PA police arrest armed man in stolen car

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Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by CRACKERKILLER, on Apr 6, 2010 at 2:31 am | 5 comments | 3649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Despite opposition, Walgreens continues alcohol bid

Three months after requesting a license to sell alcohol at its drugstore on El Camino Real at Maybell Avenue in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Baldy in a Caddy, on Apr 5, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 15 comments | 2782 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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