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Never say it can't get any worse...

From Reason Magazine: Posted on July 2, 2010, 6:00AM In Newcastle-under-Lyme, England, the local council has introduced...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by geez, on Jul 6, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 2442 Views


Crackdown nets fewer drunk drivers this year

DUI arrests in Santa Clara County are down from this time last year, according to the sheriff's office. On Sunday night,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by just say no, on Jul 6, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 8 comments | 2485 Views


Winners of the Chili Cook-Off?

Can anyone tell me who one in each category on Sunday's amazing Chili Cook-Off?...

Original post made by Chrissy Spanoghe on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Jul 6, 2010 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 2347 Views


A spiritual movement

On a sweltering Saturday in early June, an eclectic group of dancers gathered in a mirrored room at Palo Alto's Cubberley...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by Diane Nikfar, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 2845 Views


Gunn wrestler has CCS title as goal

For Gunn High senior Adam Juratovac, this wrestling season has seen a reversal of fortune. A year ago, Juratovac was only...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2371 Views


Foothills home engulfed by blaze

A fire engulfed a home in the foothills across from Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve today, July 4, narrowly missing an...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by Foothills resident, on Jul 4, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 1 comment | 2375 Views


Police vs Fire Charity Football Game @ Paly on July 10th

Please join us for the first annual “Clash of The Heroes” police vs. fire football game at Palo Alto High School on July...

Original post made by Football Fan on Jul. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2207 Views


King Coal

For those who think we are moving away from coal, think again. The world use of coal is expanding dramatically (see:

Original post made by Greg on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 4, 2010 at 5:55 am | 17 comments | 2297 Views


Fireworks Show Shoreline Park SAT and SUN

Enjoy fireworks at Mountain View Shoreline Park Saturday AND Sunday evenings.

Original post made by David on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by Just wondering, on Jul 4, 2010 at 5:50 am | 2 comments | 2137 Views


Developer Jim Baer injured in bike accident

Palo Alto real estate developer, property manager and environmental activist Jim Baer is recovering from injuries sustained...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Dave Bagshaw, on Jul 3, 2010 at 11:12 pm | 19 comments | 4047 Views


Activists win Stanford investment change

Does the widespread use of cell phones and laptops inadvertently fuel the ongoing mass murder and rape in the Democratic...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Honestly, on Jul 3, 2010 at 11:06 pm | 11 comments | 2516 Views


Review: 'Cop Out'

The latest R-rated comedy from director Kevin Smith ("Clerks") is immature and sloppy. The cinematography is often frenetic...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by No drama, on Jul 3, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 2 comments | 4849 Views


Cities may share dispatchers -- 'no fire merger'

City managers from Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos will meet in mid-July to explore sharing dispatch services -- but...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Jul 3, 2010 at 10:21 am | 12 comments | 4136 Views


Judge: No bail for murder suspect Zumot

Bulos Zumot, the Palo Alto hookah-shop owner who police said killed his girlfriend and set their shared cottage on fire last...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by gerome, on Jul 3, 2010 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 2433 Views


Photo essay: Stepping out

Social-dance nights in Palo Alto attract hundreds of enthusiasts each week and transform church halls and even an old high...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Jason A., on Jul 2, 2010 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 2847 Views


East Palo Alto cautious as Mehserle verdict looms

Youth leaders and the East Palo Alto Police Department are preparing to calm any upset and potential reaction by the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 2, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 28 comments | 3374 Views


Things to do on the 4th of July

The Midpeninsula skies will be quieter this Fourth of July. Still, it takes more than a recession to keep Palo Alto's Summer...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Madeline, on Jul 2, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 8 comments | 9046 Views


Palo Alto council adopts 'leaner' budget for 2011

Palo Alto will eliminate dozens of positions but preserve most of its existing programs and services under a $139 million...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by BP No, not that BP, on Jul 2, 2010 at 9:02 am | 14 comments | 3904 Views


Professor Sues Students For Doubting Her Harebrained " Theories


Original post made by PAMD on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by All I can do is laugh, on Jul 2, 2010 at 6:14 am | 8 comments | 3017 Views


Seeking the cure

Dr. Jeffrey Norton tugged at a malignant tumor protruding from a patient's stomach on a recent afternoon while conferring...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Bigger bigger, on Jul 1, 2010 at 11:51 pm | 39 comments | 6043 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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