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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Three dead crows renew West Nile Virus fears

Santa Clara County officials announced Monday three dead crows found throughout the county -- including one in Los Altos...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 19, 2010 at 7:43 am | 3 comments | 2273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Paly principal believes in perseverance

Palo Alto High School's next principal, 33-year-old Phil Winston, has "no perfect plan" for tackling the job. Winston, a...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 19, 2010 at 7:29 am | 20 comments | 4844 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arraigned on four counts of murder

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Original post made on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by francisco, on May 18, 2010 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 6364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike racers pass through San Mateo County today

Parts of state Highway 1 in Pacifica and Half Moon Bay will be closed briefly today while the 2010 Amgen Tour of California...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on May 18, 2010 at 4:33 pm | 5 comments | 1896 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Big (simulated) terrorism attack hits Bay Area

A ship is being attacked and blown up in Redwood City today, improvised explosive devices are being detonated and fires are...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2409 Views

AROUND TOWN

At&T outage for several days

In addition, the south part of town had a telephone outage last week for several days. AT&T, once the problem was fixed,...

Original post made by nat on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by nat, on May 18, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1864 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys shock Menlo to reach lacrosse title match

It will be a tripleheader of lacrosse championships matches on Saturday at Palo Alto High. Appropriately enough, the host...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 18, 2010 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 2670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford rejects nurses' contract counter-offer

A bluntly worded letter to Stanford and Lucile Packard hospitals' nurses' union has flatly rejected contract negotiations,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by stanford nurse Too, on May 18, 2010 at 10:14 am | 79 comments | 3133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two men wounded in East Palo Alto shooting

Two men standing in a their driveway were shot in a drive-by shooting in East Palo Alto Thursday night, according to police....

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on May 18, 2010 at 10:08 am | 7 comments | 2080 Views

AROUND TOWN

kill the geese

The city of Mountain View wants to get rid of the geese around Shoreline Park because they are bothering the golfers. Story...

Original post made by goose on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 17, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 2 comments | 1769 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dreamy finish for Menlo in CCS tennis title match

Most high school athletes at one point probably dream of hitting that game-winning homer, or scoring that game-winning touchdown...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by menlo fan, on May 17, 2010 at 11:03 pm | 3 comments | 2051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Need for Real Education Leadership

Recent articles on 21st Assembly District candidates have emphasized hype over results. But on June 8th we need to elect...

Original post made by Rod Hsiao on May. 17, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A 'Wonderland' prom at Lucile Packard

"An Evening in Wonderland" was the theme of the sixth annual prom at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital School Friday evening...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Joey, on May 17, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 3 comments | 2463 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto begins quest for its first-ever CCS baseball title

The second season gets under way for the Palo Alto baseball team this week as it pursues something never before achieved...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Editor, on May 17, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 3 comments | 2290 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys complete sweep of lacrosse crowns

In another memorable overtime victory, the Palo Alto boys' lacrosse team capped its outstanding inaugural season Saturday...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Congrats Paly, on May 17, 2010 at 7:37 pm | 3 comments | 2429 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto cleaver attacker was tortured in China

Chunren Chen, the restaurant worker who allegedly hacked a fellow employee with a meat cleaver during an argument at a Palo...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Bruce Li, on May 17, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 2078 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto police chief named semi-finalist for Seattle job

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis has been selected as a semi-finalist for Seattle's police chief job, he announced today....

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by ChiefResident, on May 17, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 2173 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board of Contributors: A new volunteer gig : 'muscular mediation'?

I am very excited about my new volunteer endeavor — being a mediator with the Palo Alto Mediation Program. Read the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by dott31, on May 17, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 4106 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Palo Alto hotel keen on hip, young guests

Hotel Keen, at 425 High St., is Palo Alto's first new hotel in a decade and part of a local spike in hotel development that...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Alma/Loma Verde Resident/Parent, on May 17, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 10 comments | 6055 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Water district adopts new plan for redistricting

Bowing to intense community opposition, the Santa Clara Valley Water District officially scrapped a controversial redistricting...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by trish, on May 17, 2010 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 2216 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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