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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stolen Walter Hays school computer recovered, man arrested

A $2,000 computer stolen from Walter Hays Elementary School in a burglary on the first weekend in June has been recovered...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Jun 26, 2009 at 6:10 am | 24 comments | 2557 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Whither the recycling center?

While the primary focus of Tuesday night's meeting of the City Council Finance Committee was how to address a $3.7 million...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by single bin user, on Jul 11, 2011 at 6:13 am | 1 comment | 2557 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters: Palo Alto real estate inventory up 20 percent over last year

The number of new listings in Palo Alto has jumped 20 percent in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by Beg to Differ, on Apr 27, 2016 at 10:12 am | 8 comments | 2557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Melissa Baten Caswell elected president of Palo Alto school board

Former PTA Council President Melissa Baten Caswell was chosen by her colleagues Tuesday night to be president of the Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Barron Park Parent, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:09 pm | 11 comments | 2557 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man shot Sunday night

A 20-year-old East Palo Alto walking down the street was shot and wounded Sunday night by an unidentified man who then fled,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Jan 6, 2009 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 2557 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

London Times Headline Article 11/13

"Vladimir Putin ‘wanted to hang Georgian President Saakashvili by the balls’" A report of the conversation between Prime...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 13, 2008
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Juveniles' justice

Members of East Palo Alto Youth Court practiced their skills Thursday at a mock trial presided over by Judge LaDoris Cordell...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by longtime resident, on Apr 2, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 2557 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

DA officially creates conviction-integrity unit

After a series of misconduct allegations against the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, including the suspension...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Try Again, on Mar 20, 2011 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 2557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Story Project: Ron Kane

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 11:44 am | 1 comment | 2557 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pat Briggs takes a bow, earns ovation

Pat Briggs, who directed the Palo Alto Children's Theatre for nearly half century and retired last year after a botched police...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Barbara Slone, on Jun 24, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 20 comments | 2556 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Girl, woman are shot in East Palo Alto

A 6-year-old girl and 23-year-old woman were injured in East Palo Alto Thursday evening when a suspect approached a vehicle...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by FORSHAMEPALOALTO, on Dec 6, 2008 at 1:12 am | 5 comments | 2556 Views

SPORTS

Athletes give thumbs up, thumbs down to Games

As the 2009 Summer National Senior Games wind down, seniors who took part in the event praised the experience but also had...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by William Stern, on Aug 18, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 2556 Views

SPORTS

Stanfords Gibbs takes a big step up in her next match

==B Bank of the West Classic == ==I Burdette pulls off upset win == Stanford junior Nicole Gibbs gets the chance to play...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by serena, on Jul 11, 2012 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 2556 Views

SPORTS

Stanford defense doesn't rest in MPSF title win over Bruins

==BI Cardinal corner == Senior Kelsey Suggs scored the game-winner, Maggie Steffens scored twice and the top-ranked Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 29, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 2556 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FBI focuses on Atherton, DA's office, sources say

The FBI is interviewing Atherton residents and others about matters involving the town of Atherton and the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Santa Clara Co. resident, on Feb 18, 2011 at 1:50 am | 7 comments | 2556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dr. Phil show on teen pressure airs tonight

A Dr. Phil television episode entitled "Teens Under Pressure," for which researchers conducted interviews in Palo Alto, will...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Carolyn, on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:11 pm | 15 comments | 2556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Golf course architect presents new plan

Golf-course architect Forrest Richardson presented a new plan for reconfiguring Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course, which would...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Jan 30, 2012 at 2:10 pm | 27 comments | 2556 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plans for the future

As the Palo Alto Library rebuilds its Mitchell Park branch and renovates its Main and Downtown facilities between now and...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Mar 15, 2009 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 2555 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pets flood local shelter during hard times

As head of Palo Alto Animal Services, Sandi Stadler has a unique perspective on how the recession is hurting Peninsula residents....

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by Robin, on Apr 13, 2010 at 11:27 am | 10 comments | 2555 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 | 2555 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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