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AROUND TOWN

PALY Model Citizen Charity Fashion Show

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Original post made by Jessica on May. 28, 2008
Last comment by Jessica, on May 29, 2008 at 1:22 am | 1 comment | 2483 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Safe Ride' gears up for tipsy teens, others

Safe Ride, a quarter-century-old service that offers rides to intoxicated teenagers from Mountain View to Redwood City, is...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by johnston, on Dec 24, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 13 comments | 2483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crackdown nets fewer drunk drivers this year

DUI arrests in Santa Clara County are down from this time last year, according to the sheriff's office. On Sunday night,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by just say no, on Jul 6, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 8 comments | 2483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

It used to be that when a builder bought property on which he was going to build a house (or houses) he wanted to feel that...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 8:44 am | 12 comments | 2483 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Woman killed by train Monday was from Palo Alto

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has identified the woman killed by a train at Encinal Avenue in Menlo Park Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by CDV, on Jan 21, 2012 at 8:34 pm | 8 comments | 2482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton boys win basketball tourney title

Capping a successful three-game appearance at the North Monterey County Tournament, the Menlo-Atherton boys' basketball team...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Scott Gharda, on Jan 22, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 2 comments | 2482 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another driveway robbery this a.m. in Palo Alto

An armed robber snagged a Palo Alto woman's purse shortly after midnight this morning (Saturday, Jan. 8) just after she had...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by Ladrome, on Jan 10, 2011 at 1:51 pm | 20 comments | 2482 Views

SPORTS

No power outage for Paly in title-clinching win

When a small plane crashed into a neighborhood in East Palo Alto on Wednesday morning and knocked out power to the City of...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Marie, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:20 pm | 1 comment | 2482 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Free Topographical Maps

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Original post made by Sanford Forte on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by An Engineer, on Aug 5, 2008 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 2482 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Census workers sought in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County residents looking for extra cash during hard economic times are being encouraged to apply to be census...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by lingxia Meng, on Dec 17, 2008 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 2482 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hey Bush, We DID Torture

Shrub asserted publicly when he was camping out at 1600 PENN that there was no torture under way. Public record, no dispute...

Original post made by A Boomer on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 22, 2009 at 3:47 am | 5 comments | 2482 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

You know 9-1-1, but have you heard of 2-1-1?

A little-known phone number to help people find resources when they need them should be expanded to all Americans, Congresswoman...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by shocked, on Jul 9, 2010 at 6:40 am | 7 comments | 2482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Mountain View

The streets that crisscross the Old Mountain View neighborhood and nearby downtown were first carved nearly 150 years ago...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie Puckett, on Oct 30, 2009 at 2:15 am | 2 comments | 2482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Royal Tongan Police Band performs in Palo Alto

Passersby and Palo Alto city employees were pleasantly surprised Wednesday when the Royal Tongan Police Band performed at...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by nat, on May 21, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 2482 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Schwarzenegger stumps for Prop. 11

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Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Oct 24, 2008 at 10:04 am | 3 comments | 2481 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain asserts itself in race for federal funds

The two agencies responsible for building the Peninsula section of the high-speed-rail system now find themselves in a competitive...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on May 20, 2010 at 9:03 am | 7 comments | 2481 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Let the campaigns begin

Buckle your seatbelts. This fall's Palo Alto City Council and school board races are likely to be among the most substantive...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Aug 22, 2016 at 2:43 pm | 17 comments | 2481 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Injured cyclist can't recall Palo Alto bike accident

Palo Alto police are seeking witnesses to a bike accident that injured one person near Gunn High School at 7:15 a.m. Saturday...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by sarah, on Sep 8, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 10 comments | 2481 Views

SPORTS

A few goals left for Paly girls' volleyball team

After 32 straight victories this season, it would seem that the Palo Alto girls'volleyball team has accomplished just about...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Paly student, on Nov 19, 2009 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 2481 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Time magazine: McCain camp says Palin won't talk to media during campaign

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Original post made by Abolish Israel NOW on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 5, 2008 at 1:40 pm | 6 comments | 2481 Views
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
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Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
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Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
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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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