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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PUBLIC AGENDA: School board, budget update

The Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education will hear a budget update, an assessment of how the district is...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2436 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men on a tennis roll

The seventh-ranked Stanford men's tennis team takes a six-match winning streak into Saturday's showdown at No. 13 California...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by lefty, on Apr 16, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 2436 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto seeks to bolster tenant protection

As East Palo Alto braces for a new landlord to take over more than 1,800 housing units, city officials are considering changing...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Westsider, on Dec 28, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 16 comments | 2436 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 | 2436 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Contractor charged with six felonies

A building contractor is due in court Dec. 20 to enter a plea on felony grand theft and other charges stemming from work...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by homeless, on Dec 11, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 5 comments | 2436 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>CLOUDY VISION? ... <CharStyle>Palo Alto's planning commissioners have been brainstorming for months to come up with...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2010
Last comment by Watched it on TV, on Nov 13, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 2435 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Barbara Carlitz

Barbara Carlitz recently offered a visitor a cup of coffee and a chocolate-chip cookie perched atop a napkin imprinted with...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experts: Be patient, pay attention to signs of teen depression

In the wake of the May 5 death of a 17-year-old Gunn High School junior on the Caltrain tracks, more than 70 Gunn students...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 31, 2009 at 5:25 am | 4 comments | 2435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Advisory Committee Report Now Available

After a school board meeting a year ago, Gunn High School was directed by the school board to improve Gunn's guidance counseling...

Original post made by Gunn Parent on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by Gunn Mom2, on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 2435 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Residents urged to dispose of recalled spinach

The California Department of Health is advising residents who purchased two lots of recalled baby spinach to throw the products...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 12, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2435 Views

SPORTS

Caltrain offers special service for the Big Game

Few things on the Peninsula have been around as long as Caltrain, but one of the closest competitors is the Big Game. Caltrain...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 17, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 2435 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mr. Gore: Apology Accepted

Wow! Even the delusional hard left is beginning to realize that the "theory" of Anthropogenic Global Warming is utter bunk....

Original post made by Jarred on Jan. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2435 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo: 'Phone Town Hall' on health care tonight

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, will hold a telephone meeting with constituents tonight (Wednesday) to discuss health...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by WAKEUP, on Aug 25, 2009 at 12:17 am | 39 comments | 2435 Views

AROUND TOWN

June Moss of East Palo Alto to be honored at veterans luncheon

East Palo Alto resident June Moss, a 12-year veteran of the U.S. Army who fought both in Iraq and with PTSD at home, will...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Katie Szopa, on Aug 26, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 6 comments | 2435 Views

AROUND TOWN

The new 'your speed' signs on Alma Street

A few months ago two of those electronic "Your Speed" signs were installed along northbound Alma Street. One thing is funny...

Original post made by Kevin on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 28, 2013 at 11:48 pm | 5 comments | 2435 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

RE: Grab bag news....Palo Alto Mediation not working...

Three tenants had disputes with their managers and contacted PA Mediation. There were several other tenants that had complaints,...

Original post made by Right to peaceful enjoyment on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Right to peaceful enjoyment, on Apr 8, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 1 comment | 2434 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Breathalyzers found at fault in DUI cases

Santa Clara County prosecutors are taking a fresh look at hundreds of driving-under-the-influence cases in Palo Alto and...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by annoyed, on May 5, 2011 at 7:09 pm | 16 comments | 2434 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Where are the Children's Theater Travelers Checks?

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Original post made by Outside Observer on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Life beyond the Creek, on Sep 3, 2008 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 2434 Views

SPORTS

What a rally!

==I Four runs in ninth win it for Cardinal == Stanford was one out away from falling into oblivion among Pac-10 baseball...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jimmy, on Apr 23, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 1 comment | 2434 Views

SPORTS

USC AD is fined, Trojans' football coach reprimanded

The Pac-12 Conference has reprimanded and fined USC Athletics Director Pat Haden, and reprimanded head football coach Steve...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by John T, on Sep 10, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 3 comments | 2434 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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