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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bike thefts in Palo Alto spike, prompting warning from police

A spate of bicycle thefts occurred recently in Palo Alto, with 10 thefts in the span of a week, according to police reports. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by ron, on Aug 14, 2016 at 10:39 pm | 58 comments | 9362 Views

RESTAURANTS

All you can eat, vegan-style

Buffets usually trigger thoughts of tepid chicken and runny scrambled eggs. This is not the case at downtown Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Vegetarian, on Aug 14, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 9 comments | 5548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District devotes additional funding for smaller classes

In recent months, the district has devoted additional funding to lower secondary class sizes for the new school year. In...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Source? , on Aug 14, 2016 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 1128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who are the 100 new hires?

One-hundred new teachers, staff and administrators will be joining the Palo Alto school district this fall, continuing a...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Source? , on Aug 14, 2016 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 1005 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto contractor faces felony charges

The owner and chief financial officer of a Palo Alto construction company have been charged with several felonies in a scheme...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by THe flip side, on Aug 13, 2016 at 7:41 pm | 30 comments | 5670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

<B>Feeling uncomfortable Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/15/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2016
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 13, 2016 at 6:17 pm | 3 comments | 562 Views

SPORTS

Local divers show they are among the best in the country

Stanford diving's Francesca Noviello earned the 12-13 girls 1-meter championship at the AT&T USA Diving National Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2016
Last comment by Coach, on Aug 13, 2016 at 1:11 am | 1 comment | 1058 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Manuel grabs her own gold, Olympic record

Stanford sophomore Simone Manuel went 52.70, an Olympic record, to tie Canada's Penny Oleksiak Penny Oleksiak for the gold...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Supply & Demand, on Aug 12, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 2300 Views

AROUND TOWN

All that glitters

Eureka! is an all-American restaurant. There's American craft beer, American small-batch whiskeys and a menu showcasing everything...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Hope for fresh fries, on Aug 12, 2016 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weeding out the bad

Like decluttering the inside of your home, weeding your yard is the same sort of chore if you let the weeds creep up and...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>COOL GARDENING ... </B>On <B>Thursday Aug. 18,</B> Master Gardener Ann Burrell will teach gardeners the key steps...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1317 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New bus routes added to accommodate Peninsula students

Students returning back to school in Peninsula will now have an easier, more convenient way to get to and from school thanks...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 12, 2016 at 6:52 am | 9 comments | 1958 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Annual Perseid meteor shower coming tonight

Bay Area residents and visitors tonight can see the annual Perseid meteor shower hit earth's atmosphere with "falling stars." Read...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Aug 12, 2016 at 6:08 am | 1 comment | 4409 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Documenting the holocaust of 1947

Now in his late 80s, Palo Alto businessman Narinder Singh Kapany holds searing memories of the days surrounding the 1947...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 11, 2016 at 11:00 pm | 6 comments | 17555 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County heroin poisonings continue to rise

The number of people who end up in hospital emergency rooms from heroin overdoses has continued to rise as use of the potent...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by vmshadle, on Aug 11, 2016 at 5:52 pm | 4 comments | 3681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chunk of concrete falls from historic building

A concrete cornice from an ornate historic Palo Alto building fell to the pavement on busy University Avenue over the weekend,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Stretch, on Aug 11, 2016 at 2:13 pm | 22 comments | 8776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police announce breaks in East Palo Alto homicides

In what police describe as a turning point in East Palo Alto's crime-solving efforts, the department Friday announced the...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by mourning mom, on Aug 11, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 6 comments | 11665 Views

SPORTS

NBC Olympic Coverage - How are they doing?

Searching through the internet, I have yet to find any satisfaction with NBC coverage of the Olympics. From no live broadcast...

Original post made by Brit on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Aug 11, 2016 at 10:06 am | 25 comments | 4719 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children's Health Council expands teen mental-health services

Palo Alto nonprofit the Children's Health Council launched this week its Teen Mental Health Initiative, with the goals of...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by caroline V., on Aug 11, 2016 at 9:16 am | 10 comments | 3579 Views

SPORTS

Gunn named top national boys swimming team in Class III

When Gunn High won the Central Coast Section boys swimming championship in May, there was no doubting what a momentous achievement...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Aug 11, 2016 at 8:05 am | 1 comment | 2195 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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