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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man who tried to run over officers nabbed after late-night manhunt

A man who police said almost drove a stolen truck into a police officer in a downtown Palo Alto parking lot was captured...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by Juan, on Dec 29, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 19 comments | 6705 Views

SPORTS

Great Night for Palo Alto National Little League!

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Original post made by Theresa Carey on Jul. 25, 2006
Last comment by Alison Simonetti, on Mar 27, 2007 at 11:51 am | 4 comments | 6705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Technology In our Schools?

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Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 10, 2006
Last comment by concerned parent, on Aug 23, 2006 at 2:52 pm | 10 comments | 6703 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voters unlikely to fund bond for police HQ

A bond to fund a new public-safety building in Palo Alto would probably fail if it were put on the November 2014 ballot,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by resident2, on Dec 12, 2013 at 11:11 pm | 22 comments | 6702 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new fountain in place, California Avenue project nears finish line

With just weeks to go until the finish line, the reconstruction of California Avenue hit another milestone Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 2, 2016 at 3:30 pm | 61 comments | 6702 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect arrested for Palo Alto kidnap, rape, attempted murder

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the kidnap, rape and attempted murder of a Palo Alto woman on early Saturday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 12, 2013 at 10:31 pm | 33 comments | 6702 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Deniers: The World Renowned Scientists Who Stood Up Against Global Warming Hysteria, Political Persecution, and Fraud

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Original post made by Jarred on Apr. 22, 2008
Last comment by Jarred, on Apr 26, 2008 at 7:41 am | 39 comments | 6701 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto school district trustee injured in 'serious' car accident in Israel

Palo Alto Board of Education member Terry Godfrey was injured in a "serious" car accident this week while traveling with...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2016
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Jan 7, 2017 at 8:35 pm | 8 comments | 6700 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto nixes two-story additions to historic building

Calling a developer's planned renovation of a historic downtown building "a tipping point," Palo Alto City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Naive, on Jun 26, 2014 at 5:26 pm | 28 comments | 6699 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pair arrested for early morning robbery

A downtown Palo Alto robbery in which a man was allegedly hit multiple times resulted in the arrest of two men Saturday morning,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Nov 24, 2015 at 4:22 pm | 18 comments | 6698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are Choice Schools Creating Ethnic Segration? Shouldn't We Care?

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Original post made by Fred on Mar. 25, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 1, 2007 at 2:35 pm | 45 comments | 6697 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Opposition to preschool initiative

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Original post made by Heidi Stein on Jun. 4, 2006
Last comment by j q public, on Jun 5, 2006 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 6697 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A tandem gasoline tank truck was seen going West on Charleston Rd a couple of weeks ago.

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Original post made by Anonymous on May. 3, 2007
Last comment by A driver, on May 8, 2007 at 6:12 pm | 8 comments | 6692 Views

RESTAURANTS

Thai Restaurants/ Krung Siam?

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Original post made by nat on Sep. 2, 2007
Last comment by nat, on Sep 16, 2007 at 2:28 pm | 7 comments | 6688 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP stock falls on news of acquisition fraud

Palo Alto-based HP said Tuesday that "accounting improprieties, misrepresentations and disclosure failures" caused it to...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 25, 2012 at 10:59 pm | 7 comments | 6687 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City explores new direction for Baylands bike bridge

When Palo Alto officials set out to build a bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 five years ago, the plan was to create the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Dec 27, 2016 at 7:32 pm | 40 comments | 6686 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglary on Ames in Midtown

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Original post made by Jerry on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by FIREMAN, on Mar 7, 2008 at 9:25 am | 27 comments | 6685 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown parking program delayed after union criticism

Palo Alto's long-awaited downtown parking-permit program will be delayed by at least three months because of concerns from...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Disguisted, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:09 pm | 46 comments | 6684 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Fairness for whom?

On the narrowest of votes, a divided Palo Alto City Council Monday night upended a plan to have new development proposals...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Sep 30, 2015 at 5:34 pm | 53 comments | 6684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

South PA growth means new school boundaries

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Original post made on Mar. 19, 2008
Last comment by Chapstick, on Apr 11, 2008 at 2:51 pm | 57 comments | 6684 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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