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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP: Speed likely factor in students' crash

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Original post made by Sam on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 16, 2008 at 6:32 pm | 7 comments | 2624 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Sexual assault victim 'very uncooperative'

The victim of a Nov. 12 sexual assault by two men near the footbridge to Palo Alto at the southern end of Alma Street in...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 20, 2009 at 1:47 am | 11 comments | 2624 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man lying down on University Avenue hit by truck

A bread truck hit a man who was lying in the middle of University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto at 2:29 a.m. Wednesday morning,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 5, 2010 at 9:59 am | 12 comments | 2624 Views

SPORTS

Women's hoops season ends in the Final Four

For the next few days it may be hard for senior Jillian Harmon and her Stanford teammates to recognize their accomplishments...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Nora charles, on Apr 7, 2009 at 12:20 am | 3 comments | 2624 Views

SPORTS

NCAA berth allows Diekroeger streak at Stanford to survive

When senior Danny Diekroeger sprints to first base to take his position Friday morning against Indiana State in an NCAA regional...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on May 29, 2014 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 2624 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How waterboarding protected us, specifically

http://www.cnsnews.com/public/content/article.aspx?RsrcID=46949 I have argued many times about how waterboarding is effective....

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 27, 2009 at 9:27 pm | 68 comments | 2624 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Azevedo, Varellas score for USA men' polo team

Haber, Hansen named to USA Softball roster The United States Men's Senior National water polo team spread the scoring wealth...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City hopes to break ground on California Avenue in fall 2013

Palo Alto plans to launch construction on an ambitious plan to redesign California Avenue in fall of 2013, provided the city...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jul 15, 2012 at 10:27 pm | 42 comments | 2623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council: Business composting plan more work

Palo Alto's goal to prevent nearly all waste from going to landfills by 2021 cannot be achieved unless commercial customers...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 6, 2015 at 6:02 pm | 8 comments | 2623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City considers redevelopment of City Hall floors into housing

<I>Editor's note: This article was posted on April 1 -- April Fools' Day. It is satire, and thus, while occasionally referencing...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Open, on Apr 1, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 6 comments | 2623 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

7th grade girl reportedly hit by car near Jordan

A female 7th grade Jordan Middle School student reportedly crashed into a car while riding her bike to school shortly after...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Maggie, on Feb 22, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 36 comments | 2623 Views

SPORTS

Dramatic finish goes against Stanford

Toby Gerhart rewrote the Stanford record books with his four-touchdown performance, but no one bothered to ask him about...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jim Tritt, on Nov 23, 2009 at 3:03 pm | 5 comments | 2623 Views

SPORTS

Another Cardinal foregoes final year, declares for NFL

Stanford redshirt junior cornerback Terrence Brown became the third member of this year's football team to forego his final...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by best wishes , on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 2623 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community colleges face big budget hit

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District will lose $8 million for its current-year budget and turn away "hundreds,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by John the Man, on Nov 23, 2008 at 12:47 pm | 5 comments | 2623 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

I will vote for Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan

Let me begin by saying that I strongly request the editors to leave this thread open to all responders, anonymous or named,...

Original post made by Jeff on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Sep 29, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 13 comments | 2623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board says 'Treehouse' design is lacking

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Original post made on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 20, 2008 at 4:10 pm | 8 comments | 2622 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prowling teacher aims to save big money for schools

Can simple behavior changes by teachers -- shutting doors, unplugging classroom televisions -- save millions of dollars in...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Roger, on Oct 10, 2011 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 2622 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion spotted near Redwood City

A mountain lion was sighted Wednesday night in an unincorporated area of San Mateo County, according to the Office of Emergency...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jul 16, 2010 at 4:48 pm | 11 comments | 2622 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Candle-caused fire destroys Palo Alto garage

An unattended candle was the cause of a stubborn fire in a detached garage Thursday morning in the 800 block of Loma Verde...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by another neighbor, on Dec 28, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 18 comments | 2622 Views

SPORTS

Atherton golfer advances to match play at U.S. Amateur

Atherton resident Jonathan Garrick, a junior on the men's golf team at UCLA, finds himself in a six-way tie for second place...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Peter Falk, on Aug 13, 2014 at 5:57 am | 1 comment | 2622 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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