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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn theft of Haiti funds far less than reported

The value of a Haiti earthquake relief fund stolen from a Gunn High School classroom last weekend was far less than the $200...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2792 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Baylands park debate raises question of 'How green is green?'

Palo Alto in the 1960s had parks, but city fathers often wanted to use them for parking lots, firehouses, developer deals...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Bryan Long, on Mar 27, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 17 comments | 4323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fight at Opportunity Center lands one man in jail

An argument in the day room of Palo Alto's Opportunity Center Saturday night erupted into a physical attack involving a frying...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by david SHIPPEN, on Mar 27, 2010 at 11:50 am | 19 comments | 2409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bothun pleads not guilty on child porn charge

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Original post made on Oct. 6, 2008
Last comment by Kevin C, on Mar 27, 2010 at 10:50 am | 14 comments | 3829 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fiber competition heats up

http://www.pcworld.com/article/192647/google_fiber_candidates_top_5_desperate_cities.html This is going to be fun to watch. ...

Original post made by Fiber news on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 27, 2010 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senioritis? Better shape up, Gunn official says

Any Gunn High School 12th grader basking in a bout of "senioritis" got a nudge back to reality last week. Assistant Principal...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 27, 2010 at 12:23 am | 23 comments | 2670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

High-speed rail Read the full letters to the editor here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12679...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by bikes2work, on Mar 26, 2010 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 2467 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The art of remembrance

Faced with creating a quilt panel in memory of her late husband, Enrico, Zeina Daoud felt overwhelmed. How could she depict...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Gloria Schulz, on Mar 26, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 4941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UCs putting kids on waitlists? What New Purgatory is This?

Well, we got through the torture of the college applications and are getting acceptances, rejections, and surprisingly, waitlistings...

Original post made by Michele on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Michele, on Mar 26, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 20 comments | 3160 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Thoughtful suggestions for streamlining Palo Alto city government

This comment includes two proposals to streamline city government and increase productivity without reducing services and...

Original post made by Marie on Mar. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1990 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women are as good as Gold-Onwude

Stanford guard Ros Gold-Onwude went ballistic on Iowa's scouting report. Whatever the Hawkeyes had planned, the fifth-year...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Nomellini, on Mar 26, 2010 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 2374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vanity plate

Saw a BMW yesterday with the license "NOT4LIZ". I almost don't want to know the story behind that plate. That lets imagination...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 26, 2010 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 2028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto planners approve big foothills home

Weeks after Palo Alto's planning commissioners rejected setting maximum sizes for new houses in the Foothills, they found...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 26, 2010 at 3:12 am | 7 comments | 1346 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Shamless Fanning of the Flames of Violence by the Democrats

Why are the Democrats fanning the flames? So many GOP and Tea Party people get much worse every day, including death threats...

Original post made by Kerry on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Kerry, on Mar 25, 2010 at 7:37 pm | 10 comments | 1972 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to discuss Cubberley sale with Foothill

Palo Alto's stalled proposal to sell 8 acres of Cubberley Community Center to Foothill College officially reemerged Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by JW, on Mar 25, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 21 comments | 2582 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thief steals money earmarked for Haiti

Someone stole money earmarked for disaster-relief efforts in Haiti from Gunn High School over the weekend, Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by stretch, on Mar 25, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 8 comments | 2134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Searching for design/architect for building new house in PA

Hello, I am a resident of Palo Alto. I want to build a new house on my lot in the town, on what is a site of a tract home...

Original post made by seeker on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 25, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 1743 Views

AROUND TOWN

Schultz adds another honor to his resume

Menlo School grad Blake Schultz finished his illustrious basketball career at Williams College (Williamstown, MA) being named...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Henrietta, on Mar 25, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 1974 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thoughts on Meg Whitman's Political Ads for Governor ?

I have not been paying that much attention to the governor's race in CA, except I have heard blips in the news about Meg...

Original post made by Anon. on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by VOTER, on Mar 25, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 10 comments | 2039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools to add engineering, AP Chinese

An AP course in Chinese language and culture and a class in engineering design are likely to be added to this fall's class...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 25, 2010 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 3740 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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