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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford student reported missing in Malaysia

A 22-year-old Stanford senior who has been traveling in Malaysia was reported missing by his parents, who have not heard...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by GladTheyFoundHim, on Aug 21, 2011 at 8:57 am | 4 comments | 1190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portraits (adult)

<B>Judge's comments Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14994 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 4, 2011 at 4:22 am | 2 comments | 1190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police chase man through Stanford mall

Police chased a suspected perfume thief through Stanford Shopping Center Monday afternoon, ending with his apprehension at...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Just a tip, on Aug 15, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 8 comments | 1190 Views

AROUND TOWN

I Apologize

Hi folks, While growing up in Palo Alto, I met a new classmate in 7th grade at Wilbur (1969?). I admired him from the...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 15, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 1190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flags mark 9/11 on Menlo Park fire station lawns

Three hundred and forty-three American flags greeted the morning on the lawns of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by PA Mom, on Sep 12, 2013 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 1190 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City thumbs nose at Energy Consumption

The holiday season in America has always been a balance between the good and hollow and excessive. In my mind the tree...

Original post made by Annie on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 13, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 4 comments | 1189 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bomb squad destroys bag at train station

A suspicious shopping bag found at the University Avenue Caltrain station was destroyed by the county bomb squad on Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Rolex?, on Aug 18, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 1189 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15s fall in NorCal State Tournament

The Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars will have to battle their way through the consolation bracket if they want...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by James McNitt, on Jul 16, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1189 Views

SPORTS

A silver lining for Stanford swimmers Coville, DiRado

Stanford swimmers Alex Coville and Maya DiRado each swam to a silver finish while Cardinal Matthew Swanston grabbed the bronze...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Jun 19, 2011 at 7:35 am | 1 comment | 1188 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Part of PG&E gas main in Palo Alto is salvaged pipe

A gas-transmission line that runs through Palo Alto and Stanford University contains reused, salvaged pipe dating to 1947,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by not a PeeGeenE fan, on Nov 11, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 5 comments | 1187 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Immediate attention needed

Dear college terrace neighbors, Are you aware that the upcoming budget cuts would result is stopping the fire engine service...

Original post made by Ingrid SHU on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on May 30, 2012 at 8:57 pm | 21 comments | 1187 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission changes how it funds nonprofits

The Palo Alto Human Relations Commission voted Thursday night to change its process for allocating grant money to local nonprofits...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by kate, on Mar 15, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto 11-year-old will compete on 'Jeopardy'

A Palo Alto 11-year-old has been selected as a "whiz kid" from nearly 9,000 children across the country vying to compete...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Mar 7, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 4 comments | 1187 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

4.5 magnitude quake hits Fremont Peak area

A series of earthquakes rattled a section of Monterey County and the surrounding region early this morning, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 31, 2011 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 1187 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Private Eyes' and truth and lies

You may not know that Steven Dietz is one of the most produced playwrights in the U.S., only slightly behind Shakespeare...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by JeffK, on Jan 30, 2011 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1187 Views

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Faux 'utility workers' burglarize Woodside home

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are on the lookout for a couple of people posing as utility workers making...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 27, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 1187 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was that HUGE plume of smoke at 101/Embarcadero Exit

I was driving on 101 at 3:30pm today and saw a huge plume of smoke on East Embarcadero (look like it was near the post office....

Original post made by Commuter on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Commuter, on Sep 25, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 1187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unemployment rates drop in California, Bay Area

Unemployment rates fell sharply across California in September, including in the Bay Area where one county's rate fell below...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by 10% is Good?, on Oct 22, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 1187 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

comment posting and anonymous trolling

I recommend that the Weekly adopt the anti-anonymity comment posting policies suggested in this NYT op-ed piece by Julie...

Original post made by Mac Clayton on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Frequent Poster, on Dec 1, 2010 at 12:08 am | 8 comments | 1186 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Caltrain cuts Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14511 posted Friday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 8, 2011 at 11:41 am | 9 comments | 1186 Views
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