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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest Lytton Plaza stabbing suspect

A man who allegedly punched a woman in the face and stabbed a Good Samaritan last Saturday (April 2) at Lytton Plaza in downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by tofias REAL girlfriend, on May 7, 2011 at 7:35 pm | 18 comments | 2549 Views

SPORTS

Luck's passing efficiency is well above average for Stanford

Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh has been talking about Andrew Luck's "efficiency" in running the team in positive terms...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Kevin Crispie, on Nov 5, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 2 comments | 2549 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, Gunn celebrate football titles

Two games. Two must-win situations. When it was all over, the Palo Alto and Gunn football teams had themselves a league championship,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 14, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 1 comment | 2549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free Monthly Email Newsletter About Events at Stanford

Stanford University has launched a free monthly newsletter for local community members. "Stanford For You" provides information...

Original post made by Stanford For You on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 29, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 2549 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zumot's lawyers press for documents

Attorneys for the Palo Alto man charged with killing his girlfriend and setting their cottage on fire have asked the court...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Interesting, on Aug 30, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 30 comments | 2548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school sports gets a network of its own

The Central Coast Section (CCS) and PlayOn! Sports (PlayOn) announced the launch of the Central Coast Network, a partnership...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Eric, on Aug 23, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 3 comments | 2548 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for assaulting prostitute

A Palo Alto man was arrested Thursday night, Nov. 29, after allegedly punching a prostitute and threatening her with a knife...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by homeless , on Dec 2, 2012 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 2548 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bikes are Turned Away From the Train Even on Spare the Air Days

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Original post made by carol on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 9, 2008 at 12:40 pm | 3 comments | 2548 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama After W at Int'l Conferences

I will state up front that most international conferences for heads of state accomplish nothing. One of the last such...

Original post made by A Boomer on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 17, 2009 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 2548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trading Cheetos for kale chips

Rapid weight gain -- and the diabetes it causes -- are becoming epidemic in low-income communities, where immigrants who...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Sep 8, 2011 at 8:59 am | 3 comments | 2548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto women's shelter planned

InnVision Hotel de Zink, Palo Alto's only emergency shelter for homeless individuals, is planning to open a 15-bed shelter...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Khalia Parish, on Nov 9, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 10 comments | 2548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mueller, Carlton elected to Menlo Park council

The streets of downtown Menlo Park were nearly empty late Tuesday afternoon -- perhaps people were still waiting in line...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 8, 2012 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 2548 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State tax-hike votes to aid schools this spring?

An overall package agreement on fixing the state's massive budget crisis, between long-divided state legislators and Governor...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 23, 2009 at 9:15 am | 4 comments | 2547 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15s head to NorCals after title-game loss

Youth baseball It was a good news, bad news kind of night for the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars at the District...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Jul 11, 2014 at 8:23 am | 2 comments | 2547 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

$52 million for BMR housing in Palo Alto

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Original post made by common sense on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by Southie, on Sep 4, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 5 comments | 2546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The phrase Old Masters is sexist, authors and students are told in UK

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Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 25, 2008 at 3:42 am | 7 comments | 2546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it ethical to produce political material targeting children?

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Original post made by disgusted on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Ted, on Oct 9, 2008 at 8:04 pm | 22 comments | 2546 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto woman gets eight years in prison for injuring child

A 30-year-old East Palo Alto woman was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in state prison after pleading no contest to abusing...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Good, on Feb 11, 2016 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 2546 Views

SPORTS

Olympians will be on hand for Santa Clara swim meet

With the nation's top swimmers all pointing toward next month's 2009 ConocoPhillips USA National Championships, this week's...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Emily R., on Jun 11, 2009 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 2546 Views

AROUND TOWN

280 this afternoon?

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Original post made by Beth on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by RC, on Aug 26, 2008 at 10:19 pm | 3 comments | 2546 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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