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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The candidates next door

Fourteen candidates -- including 13 newcomers and one political veteran -- will be jostling for five seats on the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2409 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football will start the new year in Miami

Andrew Luck gets a chance to shine in the glitz and glamour of Miami against one of the top pass defenses in the nation....

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by Un-Luck-y, on Dec 7, 2010 at 10:38 am | 10 comments | 2409 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ching Chong Chinaman (City Lights Theater, San Jose)

Here's a review of a a stage production in San Jose. It starts with the Wongs, a Chinese American family from Palo Alto........

Original post made by Interesting on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Feb 7, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 5 comments | 2409 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

MTC partners with Waze to ease Bay Area traffic

The agency responsible for helping plan and finance the Bay Area's transportation systems is teaming up with a tech company...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Oy, Weh ist Mir!, on Dec 20, 2016 at 1:50 pm | 11 comments | 2409 Views

AROUND TOWN

Psyching out the 'Facebook effect'

The rumors are flying: Once Facebook goes public, scarce housing will become even scarcer; prices will go sky high. Best...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by wrong, on May 20, 2012 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 2409 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Library groundbreaking Saturday

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center building will be held Saturday from 1 to...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by SteveU, on Jun 14, 2010 at 11:27 am | 5 comments | 2408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cubberley still an option for Foothill expansion

Faced with conflicting arguments and clashing priorities, Palo Alto officials defied dozens of citizens Monday night and...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Losing Status, on Jun 29, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 28 comments | 2408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bail reduced for Palo Alto landlord couple

A San Francisco judge reduced the bail for the Palo Alto couple charged with threatening and stealing from their tenants,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by To Observer, on Sep 6, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 2408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robs Wells Fargo Bank at Sequoia Station

Police are searching for a man in his 20s who robbed a Wells Fargo bank at the Sequoia Station shopping center in Redwood...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by same guy robbing banks in the south bay?, on Jun 24, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2408 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women vow to return to the national stage with another title contender

The faithful waited for the Stanford women's basketball team on Wednesday, just like they had waited the night before. Both...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Jon, on Apr 8, 2010 at 11:11 am | 3 comments | 2408 Views

SPORTS

VanDerveer: "Tonight it's about Stanford"

Jeanette Pohlen scored a career-high 31 points and matched her season-high with nine rebounds as the Stanford women's basketball...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Basketball Fan, on Dec 31, 2010 at 6:04 am | 1 comment | 2408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Could uncounted ballots affect Prop. 8?

It could depend on hanging chads, I hope the ballots are well guarded! Roughly 2.7 million ballots from Tuesday’s...

Original post made by Anne on Nov. 8, 2008
Last comment by Paly reporter, on Jan 14, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 32 comments | 2408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Child poverty on the rise, local foundation says

In a sign of how the recession has affected California's children, statewide enrollment in the Free or Reduced Price School...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Nov 8, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 17 comments | 2408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Menlo Park men sue High-Speed Rail Authority

Menlo Park resident Mike Brady is representing his friend Morris Brown in a broad-based lawsuit against the agency charged...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Transportation Watch, on Apr 21, 2010 at 7:02 pm | 19 comments | 2407 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drug Bust at Barron Park Elementary

Just after 4AM on Sunday a security guard at BPE observed three subjects with drug paraphernalia at BPE. 3 PAPD units responded...

Original post made by qq on Mar. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2407 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars hit Duveneck school -- again

Burglars have preyed on Duveneck Elementary School in Palo Alto a third time in four weeks, striking again on Sunday (Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by chooseone, on Aug 10, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 29 comments | 2407 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto can either tie for De Anza Division football title or win it all with next victory

The Palo Alto football team probably figured it would have to wait until the final game of the regular season to successfully...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Anne, on Oct 26, 2010 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters to battle smokey dump fire all night

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Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 24, 2008 at 1:20 am | 4 comments | 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E, join the 21st Century

the gas cloud over South Palo Alto was, we are told, the result of an intentional maintenance release of pipeline pressure...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 6, 2010 at 4:29 am | 19 comments | 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama arrives for Bay Area visit

President Barack Obama arrived Wednesday evening at Moffett Federal Airfield aboard Air Force One. Obama was in the Bay Area...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 25, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 7 comments | 2407 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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