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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man faces 20 years for fraud

A Palo Alto man pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court for a real estate investment scheme and could face 20 years in...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by PATTY, on Oct 25, 2014 at 6:48 pm | 32 comments | 5370 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Squatter arrested for living in Palo Alto mansion

Palo Alto residents have something else to watch for besides burglars these days -- squatters. And these individuals don't...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jerry, on May 3, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 32 comments | 5067 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Possible train part catapults into Palo Alto car

A mysterious large object slammed into a parked Chevrolet Suburban in Palo Alto sometime on Monday night, Oct. 8, or Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Senior RFE, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 32 comments | 5913 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist, cars struck by hit-and-run driver

A 29-year-old Palo Alto woman allegedly struck a bicyclist and two cars on the Stanford campus, then fled the scene Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Alai, on Jan 30, 2013 at 2:34 pm | 32 comments | 7915 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed by train in Palo Alto identified

A pedestrian who was struck and killed by a train in Palo Alto on Friday has been identified, the Santa Clara County Coroner's...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Feb 13, 2013 at 2:45 am | 32 comments | 4128 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Big transformation underway for San Antonio area

Clearly, the recession is over in the local housing sector. New development could bring more than 1,300 new homes to the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 13, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 32 comments | 11874 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Kniss victim of identity theft

Former Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss said she was the victim of identity theft last fall when someone used her...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Just-Charge-It, on Mar 11, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 32 comments | 2763 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto mulls options for new police HQ

After seeing their bid for a new, state-of-the-art public safety building crash and burn with the economic downturn, Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 8, 2010 at 10:31 am | 32 comments | 4202 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hillary supporters feel the joy, and show it

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Original post made on Feb. 6, 2008
Last comment by Pam, on Feb 12, 2008 at 9:42 pm | 32 comments | 4638 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Don Rumsfeld is a fellow at the Hoover Institution

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Original post made by Dr. Ferragamo on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by perspective, on Apr 1, 2008 at 11:42 am | 32 comments | 3667 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hillary Clinton's female avengers to hit Barack Obama

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Original post made by sally on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by holding up a mirror., on May 18, 2008 at 5:04 pm | 32 comments | 3133 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama fatigue; Is America beginning to weary of "Yes we can"?

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Original post made by bike on Aug. 8, 2008
Last comment by the Real Mike, on Aug 12, 2008 at 2:50 pm | 32 comments | 2830 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain's Military Record Questioned

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Original post made by Very Interesting on Oct. 12, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 14, 2008 at 10:12 pm | 32 comments | 2540 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Voters Still Not Buying McCain/Palin

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Original post made by Reality Bites For Repubs on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 21, 2008 at 5:45 pm | 32 comments | 2525 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PA Weekly Forum Censor Being Overzealous Again

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Original post made by Here We Go Again on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 24, 2008 at 1:29 pm | 32 comments | 2472 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

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gitmo transfer to Alcatraz?

A couple of Republicans have suggested that Gitmo enemy combatants be sent to Alcatraz, since His Emptiness has declared...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by get some, on Jan 29, 2009 at 8:56 am | 32 comments | 2637 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How California Became France

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123517419077037281.html This editorial, by Matthew Kaminski of the Wall Street Journal,...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 26, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 32 comments | 2489 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dollar heading for worst week in 24 years

The Feds bought 300 Billion of Treasuries today. They also printed 1 Trillion US Dollars. Gold went up $40 and Oil went...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Mar 20, 2009 at 7:56 pm | 32 comments | 2259 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Adios Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin's inauspicious departure speech from the Alaska Governorship is yet one more nail in her political coffin. Petty,...

Original post made by A Boomer on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 29, 2009 at 6:09 am | 32 comments | 2316 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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