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Alpine Road likely suicide victim identified

Donn Paul Reisen, 59, a resident of Alpine Road in Menlo Park, has been identified by San Mateo County Coroner Robert Foucrault...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by McGrude, on Jan 27, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 4 comments | 2659 Views


Verdict in Walgreens arson case: Guilty

A jury delivered a guilty verdict this morning in U.S. District Court in San Jose against a man accused of starting a four-alarm...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by TwoSides, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 4 comments | 2659 Views


Manhunt under way in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police are searching on foot and by helicopter for a man who crashed a stolen vehicle into a patrol car during...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by huh?, on Nov 1, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 2659 Views


Congrats to Gunn Water Polo!

Congrats to both the Gunn girls and boys water polo teams for winning the SCVAL championship last night. Jobs well done!...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Nov. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2659 Views


Stanford tops Pac-12 with six players picked in NFL Draft

Stanford had a record-tying six former players selected in the 2014 NFL Draft, tying the mark previously set in 1972, 1975,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on May 12, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 2659 Views


What does the bailout mean for me?


Original post made by Izzy on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 6, 2008 at 12:29 am | 15 comments | 2659 Views


Measure A Question


Original post made by aw on Oct. 23, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2658 Views


Affordable-housing project divides neighbors


Original post made on Nov. 4, 2008
Last comment by 34 + 1 > 33, on Nov 4, 2008 at 3:03 pm | 1 comment | 2658 Views


Commission turns down idea to widen Middlefield

Seeking to satisfy residents' concerns about a plan to widen Middlefield Road near Oregon Expressway, Palo Alto Planning...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:45 am | 36 comments | 2658 Views


Let's hope this won't happen in our town: bullying results in death

An 11 year old boy killed himself by hanging after bullying at middle school. This tragedy reminds us all that there is...

Original post made by Alice Smith on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Apr 9, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 2658 Views


Gang member, 17, charged as an adult with murder of infant

A 17-year-old boy arrested for the fatal shooting of an infant in East Palo Alto over the weekend will be charged with murder...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Jun 9, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 2658 Views


B&B Builders constructs a winning formula in city tourney

It may seem surprising that B&B Builders is the lone unbeaten team left in the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15U City Tournament. After...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jun 29, 2010 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 2658 Views


VTA board OKs new sales-tax measure

The Valley Transportation Authority board of directors gave the green light on Thursday evening to put a long-planned sales-tax...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Jun 8, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 11 comments | 2658 Views


This weekend's events (Feb. 9-10)

[ Music: 'Love's...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 7, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 2658 Views


Cardinal women denied a second water polo tourney title

Second-ranked UCLA knocked the top-ranked and defending national champion Stanford women's water polo team from the ranks...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2658 Views


Local Boy Scouts want change in sexual-orientation policy

The national Boy Scouts of America policy prohibiting homosexual people from becoming members or leaders is out of touch,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Tony Porterfield, on Mar 30, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 13 comments | 2657 Views


Knightscope upgrades tot-injuring robot

Mountain View's homegrown security-bot company, Knightscope, is trying to restore its image after a dust-up last month in...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by The Truth, Please, on Aug 10, 2016 at 5:10 pm | 7 comments | 2657 Views


Sometimes it's better to donate money

As someone looking to make sure their food closet of choice gets bang for the buck this year, I am going to give my hard...

Original post made by Donations: Items vs Money on Dec. 3, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2657 Views


This will help our economy nicely! ( NOT) Obama wants EXPANDED POWER beyond...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 26, 2009 at 9:24 am | 30 comments | 2657 Views


Bay Area median home prices, sales up in May

The median sale price for Bay Area homes rose for the second consecutive month in May -- up 7.5 percent from a year ago --...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 17, 2012 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 2657 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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