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AROUND TOWN

Historic Stanford tree loses part of its trunk

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Original post made on Jun. 22, 2008
Last comment by It has it's life, on Jun 23, 2008 at 8:24 am | 4 comments | 2517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto water may be a little murky

The City of Palo Alto announced Wednesday that residents might notice a slight change in the quality of the city's water...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Hetch Hetchy fan, on Dec 12, 2008 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 2517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ham radio operators to help out on July 4

The Palo Alto Fire Department is calling on ham radio operators to help watch over fire-sensitive areas around the city during...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Bobbie, on Jun 30, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 4 comments | 2517 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Major-injury crash sends five to hospital

A crash that injured five people and sent a vehicle off a cliff in San Mateo County Sunday morning shut down state Highway...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by cid, on Jan 1, 2009 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 2516 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars continue to hit Oregon corridor homes

In a continuing trend, burglars hit two Palo Alto homes near Oregon Expressway Monday and Tuesday. One of the homes was unlocked,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 17, 2009 at 9:25 am | 9 comments | 2516 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three arrested in string of Menlo Park burglaries

After weeks of dogged investigation, Menlo Park police have nabbed three men they think are behind the recent rash of home...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by bob, on Oct 16, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 5 comments | 2516 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls, SHP boys win tournament titles in polo

It was payback time for the Menlo-Atherton girls' and Sacred Heart Prep boys' water polo teams on Saturday, and the payoff...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Maria Flaherty, on Sep 29, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 5 comments | 2516 Views

SPORTS

Menlo baseball earns co-title with win over SHP

Senior righthander Freddy Avis threw a complete game, struck out seven batters and allowed one earned run to lead Menlo to...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Freddysworld, on May 7, 2012 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 2516 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto to host gun buyback Saturday

The East Palo Alto Police Department, along with Mayor David Woods, will host its second annual gun buyback on Saturday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 10, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 6 comments | 2516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford, other research universities to partner in bioscience collaboration

Three of the Bay Area's powerhouse universities have joined forces to work on a new biomedical science research center funded...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Citizen, on Sep 22, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 5 comments | 2516 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in nonfatal East Palo Alto shooting

A man was arrested on suspicion of shooting another man in the leg in East Palo Alto this Wednesday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Friend, on Jul 26, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 2515 Views

SPORTS

It's a track split for Stanford in the annual Big Meet with Cal

One streak continued but another ended in the 2010 Big Meet, the annual track and field showdown between Stanford and California....

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by John, on Apr 12, 2010 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 2515 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Earth Day founder shares recipe for change

Denis Hayes, who launched the modern environmental movement when he brought 20 million people into the streets on April 22,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 15, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 5 comments | 2515 Views

AROUND TOWN

RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12237 posted Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 10:57...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:43 am | 2 comments | 2515 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 | 2515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly students to be on KQED's 'Forum' this morning

A Palo Alto High School student magazine cover story on "rape culture" will be among the the subjects Monday of the KQED...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Colleen D., on Apr 15, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 11 comments | 2515 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Demostration to fire Keene

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Original post made by fireman on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by g, on Jun 30, 2008 at 3:10 pm | 24 comments | 2514 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three youths linked to 23 PA auto burglaries

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Original post made on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 16, 2008 at 9:18 pm | 11 comments | 2514 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

BUILDING PERMITS

BUILDING PERMITS Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10233 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Joe Escobar, on Apr 24, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 4 comments | 2514 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes changes to recycling program

After years of dwindling usage and shrinking space, Palo Alto's recycling center will shutter for good in February -- the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Nov 2, 2011 at 6:33 pm | 20 comments | 2514 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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