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AROUND TOWN

Ugly soundwall still a hazard!

It appears that the work on the Loma Verde/Bayshore intersection by the ugly soundwall has been completed. It is now very...

Original post made by Ugly, ugly, ugly on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 11, 2009 at 5:38 pm | 10 comments | 2475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Win-win: energy savings + historical renovation

When Marc Porat walks the renewable-energy walk, he's serious about cutting back on his carbon footprint. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Monty Anderson, on Dec 18, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 2475 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP sues Hurd, 'John Does' to block Oracle hiring

HP's fired President Mark Hurd knows too much about the inner workings of HP to be allowed to go to work for competitor Oracle...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:22 am | 28 comments | 2475 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How many people work in PA's Human Resource Dept

0...

Original post made by fireman on Mar. 5, 2008
Last comment by Fireman, on Mar 7, 2008 at 9:19 am | 5 comments | 2474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Burns confirmed unanimously as police chief

Dennis Burns officially took over the top job in the Palo Alto Police Department Monday night after an enthusiastic City...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Never Forget, on Sep 24, 2009 at 10:41 am | 8 comments | 2474 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alcohol was a factor in Oct. 2 Palo Alto crash

The driver of the van that crashed into a tree at Peers Park in Palo Alto in the early morning hours of Oct. 2 was impaired...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by knew it, on Dec 17, 2008 at 11:50 am | 10 comments | 2474 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police seek witnesses to shooting

East Palo Alto police are seeking witnesses to a shooting that occurred Sunday, Feb. 17, around 2:30 p.m. in the 600 block...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Marisol, on Mar 8, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 2474 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Knights off to solid start in football

The Palo Alto Knights' Youth Football League program has opened its 2010 season with two teams still undefeated following...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 15, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 2474 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Girl Scout rallies volunteers to help teachers

The Ravenswood City School District got a boost last weekend from a Girl Scout who gathered 70 volunteers to overhaul the...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Laurie Hunter, on Dec 4, 2008 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 2474 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Youngest crash victim was a technology wizard

Andrew Ingram, the youngest victim of Wednesday's fatal plane crash in East Palo Alto, was a technology wizard and a car...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by David Murphy, on Feb 21, 2010 at 3:40 am | 2 comments | 2474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service for David Lewis set for Sunday

A memorial service for slain East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis is scheduled for Sunday at 2 p.m. at Costano Elementary...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Leslie Rich, on Jun 18, 2010 at 9:05 am | 3 comments | 2474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Photo gallery: 2011 Bay Area Senior Games

Seeking to inspire people of all ages to live more active, healthy and fulfilling lives, the 2011 Bay Area Senior Games kicked...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Beth, on Mar 29, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 6 comments | 2474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Donations instead of parties

The economy is a perfect reason to give back instead of buying extravagant gifts or hosting over the top parties. Take this...

Original post made by paly parent on Nov. 25, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep

I am looking for a small/alternative public high school option and I wonder what people think of Summit in Redwood City....

Original post made by Suzy on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 30, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 4 comments | 2473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter from Todd's classmate

Editor, Tonight I found out that Todd Burpee was convicted and sentenced to 43 years in prison for a crime he committed...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Sep 29, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 16 comments | 2473 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman robbed at gunpoint in south Palo Alto

A woman walking to her Palo Alto apartment Thursday night was robbed by a man holding a shotgun. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Lady, on May 28, 2009 at 9:21 am | 22 comments | 2473 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bayshore stop nets three Oakland murder suspects

Three murder suspects from Oakland were taken into custody along U.S. Highway 101 late Wednesday afternoon -- without incident...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by karma, on Jul 30, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 4 comments | 2473 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man fatally shot in head Friday

A 50-year-old man who was fatally shot in the head while working in his garage in East Palo Alto Friday night has been identified...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by My 2 Cents, on May 20, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 7 comments | 2473 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford Hospital expansion up for final vote

The Stanford University Medical Center expansion project is expected to hit its most significant milestone Monday night....

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 2473 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is that roof behind L.M. Nixon elementary school?

Behind Nixon elementary school, there's a small hill with a footpath that leads up the hill. If you walk up the footpath,...

Original post made by Peter on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 7, 2008 at 6:54 pm | 2 comments | 2473 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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