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AROUND TOWN

Minor quake, 2.0, strikes near Los Altos

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.0 struck about 3 miles south of Los...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Quarry, on May 6, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 2570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castilleja students win $30K to design phone app

Four Castilleja School students have won $30,000 in venture capital to develop a new app for the Google Nexus One Phone. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Riann, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2570 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Atherton: Pedestrian, 15, struck in crosswalk

A Redwood City girl of about 15 ended up in Stanford Hospital with a broken leg Monday after she was hit by a car at around...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by safe driver, on Apr 15, 2009 at 2:31 pm | 21 comments | 2569 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Altercation at Pizza My Heart leads to arrest

A Redwood City man was arrested for assaulting a police officer early Saturday morning outside the Pizza My Heart restaurant...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on Apr 22, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 11 comments | 2569 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged vandals caught in the act in Menlo Park

A daylong spree of smashing car windows in Menlo Park came to an abrupt end when police responded to a call of vandalism...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Jun 28, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 7 comments | 2569 Views

SPORTS

USA men battle to 13-13 water polo draw

Stanford grads Peter Varellas and Thomas Hopkins combined for the first three goals as the USA Men's Senior National Water...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Keith Peters, Sports Editor, on Jun 8, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 2569 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eds calm it down

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Original post made by OhlonePar on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 5, 2008 at 8:33 pm | 20 comments | 2569 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Where is this "liberal media"?

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Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Sep. 7, 2008
Last comment by Walter's Walrus, on Sep 9, 2008 at 8:47 am | 4 comments | 2569 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto's largest landlord looks to sell

For residents at the Newell Court apartments in East Palo Alto, change has become the new normal over the past two years. Read...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 28, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 5 comments | 2569 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Walk, picnic and volunteer day to commemorate 9/11

It's one of those landmark events in everyone's life, like the day President John F. Kennedy died. People remember where...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Sep 9, 2016 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 2569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown residents make connections count

When Cynthia Tham picked up her daughter from El Carmelo Elementary School on a recent weekday afternoon, her return home...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2569 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How Affordable is that Subdivision, Really? ABAG is Calling...

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Original post made by Mike on Jun. 25, 2008
Last comment by Donnie, on Jun 26, 2008 at 7:24 pm | 4 comments | 2568 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Skype employees

I read in the Daily Post on Friday that Skype plans to have 500 new employees to their Palo Alto location. Most of you may...

Original post made by Too Much Traffic on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by Equality for all, on Jan 1, 2011 at 2:01 pm | 14 comments | 2568 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man brings pipe bomb to Palo Alto police station

Palo Alto police closed off a portion of Forest Avenue in downtown after a resident brought what appeared to be a pipe bomb...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Hello?, on Feb 26, 2010 at 4:16 pm | 12 comments | 2568 Views

SPORTS

PA Oaks going to Houston for World Series

Palo Alto Oaks' manager Steve Espinoza watched his team earn a berth in the Stan Musial World Series with an extra-innings...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Aug 11, 2010 at 11:22 pm | 2 comments | 2568 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls fall just short of a title in De Anza Division finals

==B Girls' track and field== One Robinson sister helped the Gunn girls' track and field team finish third at the 2010...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Track Athlete, on May 7, 2011 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 2568 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed-rail agency strapped for cash

Just months after California voters approved the sale of $9.95 billion in bonds to build a high-speed rail line between San...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Tom West, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:35 am | 11 comments | 2568 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Traffic advisory: expect delays during Palo Alto peace march Tuesday afternoon

Palo Alto police are expecting traffic delays downtown between noon and 6 p.m. when students from local high schools take...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 16, 2016 at 9:54 am | 16 comments | 2568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reclaiming California's natural aesthetic

California's native plants are giving the classic lawn a run for its money. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/04/08/reclaiming-californias-natural-ae...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Cynthia Typaldos, on Apr 12, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 2568 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More Supporting Evidence Building Infill Housing

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Original post made by Mike on Apr. 5, 2008
Last comment by T, on Apr 6, 2008 at 10:46 pm | 7 comments | 2567 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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