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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto couple pleads no contest to theft of wallet at funeral

An East Palo Alto couple pleaded no contest Friday to identity theft charges tied to stealing a wallet while working as caterers...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 9, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 6 comments | 2529 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

WSJ Columnist Noonan trashes Palin on hot mic: 'It's over'

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Original post made by HaHaHaHaHaHa!!!!!!!! on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 4, 2008 at 4:10 am | 6 comments | 2529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kelly Fergusson resigns as Menlo Park mayor; revote delayed

Council member Kelly Fergusson has resigned as the mayor of Menlo Park as a consequence of Brown Act violations she committed...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Fischer, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 3 comments | 2529 Views

RESTAURANTS

Small venue, huge flavors: Revelation-inducing burritos and artful tacos abound at Taqueria La Cazuela

On the first day of preparation before each school year begins, Principal Tami Espinosa of Brentwood Academy in East Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Michael, on Jan 17, 2015 at 10:05 pm | 1 comment | 2529 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, review of College Terrace Centre

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to discuss a grassroots initiative to create a street-width requirement for private...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Senor Blogger, on Jul 28, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 2528 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fatal shooting in East Palo Alto Sunday night

A 21-year-old man was fatally shot in Palo Alto Sunday night, but police have no leads in the case, authorities said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by young chiwis frum RICH-CITY, on Dec 10, 2009 at 7:49 pm | 18 comments | 2528 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How our kids are doing

Early this school year, I read a news story in the Palo Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10937...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by carrie manley, on May 13, 2009 at 8:21 am | 3 comments | 2528 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What message are you sending when you vote NO on Measure A?

Many parents are frustrated with the School Board, the Union Rebuke of Principal Herrmann, the way they are treated by district...

Original post made by Reason on Apr. 4, 2015
Last comment by Listen, on Apr 10, 2015 at 1:56 am | 56 comments | 2528 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three accept plea deal in sex-extortion case

A woman and two men agreed to plead no contest to charges they set up two men in a sex-extortion plot, in a plea bargain...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jan 6, 2009 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 2528 Views

SPORTS

Fundraiser on Sunday at Stanford for injured water polo player

Aside from the college women's season, water polo is taking a break until the summer season. However, that won't stop hundreds...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Colette, on Feb 11, 2011 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 2528 Views

SPORTS

SHP and Priory girls sit atop WBAL Foothill Division race

==B Tuesday's prep soccer== The day began with three teams tied for first place in the West Bay Athletic League (Foothill...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by soccer fan, on Jan 18, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 2528 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Medical groups to launch new SM County clinic

A new medical clinic, the "Peninsula Medical Group," to serve San Mateo County residents is being created by the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 11, 2009 at 3:46 am | 1 comment | 2528 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mentoring boosts teacher retention in East Palo Alto schools

A new teacher enters the classroom brimming with energy and enthusiasm before running up against the hard realities of the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Feb 23, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 3 comments | 2528 Views

AROUND TOWN

A shocking victory for Bartoli in Bank of West

Marion Bartoli gave the Bank of the West Classic a French artisan look Sunday, stunning Venus Williams, 6-2, 5-7, 6-4, in...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2528 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials seek feedback on flood-prevention plans

Local officials will present preliminary designs for a project to prevent sections of San Francisquito Creek from flooding...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by which way is up?, on Jul 21, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 2528 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto embarks on disaster preparations

Palo Alto is not prepared for a major disaster, but it's better prepared than most cities. That, at least, is the opinion...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 10, 2010 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 2527 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Liz Kniss to join Caltrain board

Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss will join the Caltrain board of directors in early December, giving Palo Alto and...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Martin, on Nov 15, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 9 comments | 2527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain hits car in Sunnyvale, service stalled

A Caltrain struck a car on the tracks in Sunnyvale this morning, briefly halting train service in both directions. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 21, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 14 comments | 2527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crime-scene photos shown in Alvarez trial

Family members of slain East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May abruptly left the courtroom as graphic crime-scene photographs...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Obey the Law, on Nov 5, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 5 comments | 2527 Views

SPORTS

SHP's Howe swims well at Arena GP meet

Sacred Heart Prep junior Ally Howe went from being a big fish in a small pond to quite the opposite, yet held her own during...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Trish, on Apr 16, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 2527 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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