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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged bike thieves arrested near Paly

Two alleged bike thieves were arrested by Palo Alto police Friday morning after they were spotted suspiciously driving around...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by PointOfView, on Jun 3, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 25 comments | 2673 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View bank robbed by man with note

Mountain View Police are looking for a man in his 50s who robbed the Heritage Bank of Commerce on El Camino Real near Grant...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by profiler, on Jun 12, 2010 at 8:48 am | 3 comments | 2673 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Housing and Affordability Transportation Index

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Original post made by Mike on Apr. 28, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 30, 2008 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 2673 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 | 2672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly team takes another first in a science contest

For the second time in a week, Palo Alto High School's science club has earned top honors in a regional competition. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by bob keeler, on Mar 10, 2010 at 11:08 pm | 5 comments | 2672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly 2011 Lacrosse Player Dies of Meningitis

ST. LOUIS—A college student in St. Louis has died after contracting bacterial meningitis. Washington University undergraduate...

Original post made by Saddened on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on May 10, 2012 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 2672 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men win national volleyball title

Senior setter Kawika Shoji raced toward toward the Stanford cheering section with arms wide as if in disbelief. He had just...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by dk avid vb fan, on May 10, 2010 at 11:37 am | 8 comments | 2672 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A shocking video of Iraq

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Original post made by Jill Thompson on Mar. 12, 2008
Last comment by perspective, on Mar 13, 2008 at 12:14 pm | 14 comments | 2672 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama faces an uphill battle to win over Florida's Jews

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Original post made by jr on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Carol Mullen, on May 21, 2008 at 9:41 pm | 4 comments | 2672 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paul Newman as an Anti-Hero, Paul Newman 1925-2008

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Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 27, 2008
Last comment by Tim, on Sep 27, 2008 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 2672 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian launches 'oughta be a law' contest

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Original post made on Oct. 12, 2008
Last comment by Car buff, on Oct 15, 2008 at 3:29 pm | 9 comments | 2672 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thanks, Steves

A few years ago, two young men carefully toggled a program into a little box of components - as they finished up someone...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 22, 2008 at 11:32 pm | 6 comments | 2672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hate doing taxes? Not these guys

For most people, doing taxes once each year is more than enough, but Sheldon Kay does as many as 20 returns for other people...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Rob , on Oct 22, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 4 comments | 2672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto kicks off neighborhood-grant program

Palo Alto kicked off its latest experiment in engaging local neighborhoods on Friday, April 12, by launching a grant program...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by Midtown Court.Neighbors & Friends, on Apr 13, 2013 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 2672 Views

BOOKS

Wild woman writer

How do you know you've arrived as a writer? When Nick Hornby decides to adapt your memoir for the big screen -- and Reese...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Melissa Anderson, on Jan 13, 2015 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 2672 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit: Palo Alto needs stronger cash oversight

Palo Alto's cash-handling operations are riddled with errors and discrepancies and have insufficient security, a new audit...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by formercityemployee, on Sep 22, 2010 at 9:08 pm | 7 comments | 2671 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to share dispatch system with Mountain View, Los Altos

While other Peninsula cities are preparing to merge or outsource their public-safety departments, Palo Alto, Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 5, 2011 at 11:21 am | 8 comments | 2671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher pay: the nuts and bolts

Palo Alto teachers, school district officials and a majority of the Board of Education have said the large, multiyear raises...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2671 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys shock Menlo to reach lacrosse title match

It will be a tripleheader of lacrosse championships matches on Saturday at Palo Alto High. Appropriately enough, the host...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 18, 2010 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 2671 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Muslim-West Facts

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Original post made by Mike on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 30, 2008 at 3:39 pm | 2 comments | 2671 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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