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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 | 2584 Views

SPORTS

Tips for helping the environment

The local nonprofit environmental organization Acterra offers Earth Week tips for helping to reduce greenhouse gases. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:08 am | 3 comments | 2584 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's hoops will have two players of the year

It has been a big basketball week for the Ogwumike family of Cypress, Texas. On Wednesday, Cy-Fair High senior Chiney Ogwumike...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Women's BBall Fan, on Mar 12, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 2584 Views

SPORTS

Venus Williams into third round; Nicole Gibbs ousted

==BI WTA Tour == The Championships at Wimbledon are getting ready to close out the first week of competition and seven Bank...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 1, 2016 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 2584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Story Project: Jill Rakestraw

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 2584 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recommend Internet and phone provider

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Original post made by New To Green Gables on Aug. 6, 2008
Last comment by ATT Sucks, on Aug 25, 2008 at 12:17 am | 2 comments | 2583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown hotels look to add five-story 'wing'

The bustling hotel hub next to Palo Alto's downtown transit center may soon become more crowded and luxurious. The owner...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Phil, on May 29, 2011 at 8:11 pm | 7 comments | 2583 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 | 2583 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sentencing continued in EPA murder case

Sentencing for a 27-year-old man convicted of fatally shooting another man on the victim's 24th birthday was delayed this...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by you dont need to know, on Mar 2, 2009 at 6:08 am | 1 comment | 2583 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman victim of 'pigeon drop' scam

A woman played the unwitting role Thursday in what Palo Alto police Agent Dan Ryan called a classic "pigeon drop" scam. The...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Apr 20, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 2583 Views

SPORTS

PA Babe Ruth 15s advance to NorCal State title game

It did not take a lot of offense to get the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars into the Northern California state...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jul 29, 2009 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2583 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys finally escape No. 1 Mitty in bracket

==B CCS basketball playoffs== Palo Alto and Mountain View tied for the SCVAL De Anza Division boys' basketball title this...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Stephen Kauffman, on Feb 20, 2012 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 2583 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Time Mag: "The Education of Sarah Palin"

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Original post made by Gary on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Sep 7, 2008 at 4:36 pm | 45 comments | 2583 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

North Korea sends a message

On the same day, today,North Korea and Iran dismiss Obama and the UN. John Bolton predicted North Korea's latest nuclear...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by sharon, on May 28, 2009 at 9:43 pm | 56 comments | 2583 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA tenants rally against proposed apartment sale

East Palo Alto residents and tenant advocates will take it to the streets this afternoon to protest Wells Fargo Bank's potential...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 6, 2011 at 5:39 am | 36 comments | 2583 Views

AROUND TOWN

For some, the Good of PC zoning trumps the Bad and the Ugly

Critics of the "planned community" zone may be quick to cry "Foul" when a proposed public benefit falls short of expectations,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Alabama, on Feb 7, 2009 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 2583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford exempt from social host ordinance

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Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 25, 2008 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 2582 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials proud of 2010 accomplishments

A year that began with a $7.3 million budget gap, a fatal plane crash and deep anxieties over California's proposed high-speed...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Truthteller, on Dec 17, 2010 at 1:41 am | 7 comments | 2582 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City: Composting violations too minor to alert council

A local composting facility may be a crucial component of Palo Alto's green movement, but as city leaders learned this week,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by No B.S., on Dec 12, 2008 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 2582 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arson fires set in Palo Alto on Easter Sunday

A rash of dumpster fires reported in Palo Alto early Sunday has sparked an investigation by the Palo Alto Police Department. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 15, 2009 at 9:29 am | 14 comments | 2582 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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