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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student fends off attacker on campus

A 21-year-old Stanford student fended off an attacker Monday evening after attempting to bite him when he placed his hand...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Been there, try this, on Jan 7, 2011 at 5:21 am | 16 comments | 2629 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two men shot Saturday night in East Palo Alto

No arrests have been made in a Saturday night shooting in East Palo Alto that injured two men, an 18-year-old from Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by lms, on Sep 3, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 2629 Views

SPORTS

Stanford: NCAA women's tennis champs!

The Stanford women's tennis team fulfilled its coaches' commitment to them, winning the national championship with an improbable...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Nick, on May 26, 2010 at 3:04 am | 1 comment | 2629 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Shocking Sarah's days are numbered"

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Original post made by Bookies Know Best! on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 2, 2008 at 7:41 pm | 21 comments | 2629 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain Talks About Ayers

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Original post made by Peter S on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 12, 2008 at 1:27 am | 20 comments | 2629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Take a stroll down Christmas Tree Lane

For more than 60 years, residents on Fulton Street in Palo Alto have decorated their homes for the holidays. Colorful lights...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2008
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 26, 2008 at 4:19 pm | 11 comments | 2629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lifetimes of Achievements honorees announced

Palo Alto nonprofit organization Avenidas Inc. recognized six seniors for their community contributions by naming them Lifetimes...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Another neighbor, on Feb 11, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 2629 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Love the new look Weekly

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Original post made by Resident on Sep. 26, 2008
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to consider plastic bag ban

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Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 3, 2008 at 8:53 am | 8 comments | 2628 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Valuing the neighborhood grocery store

The latest large development project to come under the microscope of the "Palo Alto Process" is the imaginative, seemingly...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by WH, on Jul 6, 2009 at 11:37 pm | 10 comments | 2628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax renewal vote may be in April

Palo Alto school officials are eyeing an April election to renew the district's $493-a-year parcel tax. Based on results...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Nov 13, 2009 at 11:14 am | 24 comments | 2628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New studio unveiled at Palo Alto Children's Theatre

The completion of a newly renovated dance studio in the Palo Alto Children's Theatre complex will provide more than 500 dance...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Sethro, on Nov 27, 2009 at 10:35 am | 3 comments | 2628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Origami Club' unfolds at College Terrace Library

Maya Homan sat at a folding table outside the College Terrace Library turning a colorful square of paper into a boat. With...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2011
Last comment by Zoe, on Aug 20, 2011 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 2628 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man is shot, wounded in East Palo Alto

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Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Rose, on Feb 28, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 4 comments | 2628 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Heavy rains cause accidents, traffic jams, floods

A heavy rainstorm that hit the Bay Area overnight is causing floods, accidents and traffic snarls throughout the region....

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2628 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman allegedly steals jewelry while man sleeps

A man who befriended a woman at Palo Alto's nonprofit Opportunity Center had $20,000 to $25,000 worth of jewelry stolen from...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Palo-Alto--Where Even Bums Carry $25K in Pocket Change!, on Jul 25, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 8 comments | 2628 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Poll shows McCain in 5-point lead over Obama

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Original post made by Meg on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Reality Check, on Aug 29, 2008 at 6:30 pm | 14 comments | 2628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot's murder case moved to San Jose

A tense shouting match between the families of murder suspect Bulos Zumot and victim Jennifer Schipsi before Zumot's Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Jan 18, 2010 at 9:40 am | 16 comments | 2628 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New mayor to be selected tonight

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to elect a new mayor and vice mayor and adopt a resolution commending Mayor Larry...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 6, 2009 at 7:19 am | 24 comments | 2627 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey: Bay Area workers highest paid in 2009

Workers in the Bay Area were the highest paid on average in the nation last year, according to data released Friday (July...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Linn, on Jul 26, 2010 at 8:39 pm | 9 comments | 2627 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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