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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone go to Paly sports meeting tonight?

Was anyone else appalled by the three-minute Paly parent meeting tonight for spring sports? Forcing all parents to attend...

Original post made by Paly parent on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Great job, on Feb 26, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 1935 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man brings pipe bomb to Palo Alto police station

Palo Alto police closed off a portion of Forest Avenue in downtown after a resident brought what appeared to be a pipe bomb...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Hello?, on Feb 26, 2010 at 4:16 pm | 12 comments | 2592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion attack not a portent, biologist says

The mountain lion that attacked a pygmy goat in San Mateo County's Portola Valley area last week should not be automatically...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Feb 26, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 17 comments | 13226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain delays due to train hitting abandoned car

A car abandoned on the Caltrain tracks in Sunnyvale was hit by a northbound commuter train at 5 a.m. today, causing "significant...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Victor Shin, on Feb 26, 2010 at 11:23 am | 12 comments | 1903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto budget gap could triple in decade

Palo Alto's annual budget deficit will more than triple over the next decade if the city doesn't slash its services or find...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2010 at 8:31 am | 31 comments | 4165 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk

SAN JOSE'S LOSS, PALO ALTO'S GAIN ... Ramona Street just got a bit hipper. Premier Boutique, San Jose's trendy little shoe...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by avi, on Feb 26, 2010 at 5:42 am | 3 comments | 5538 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Officer's Facebook comments anger gun-rights groups

Comments allegedly made by an East Palo Alto detective on his Facebook page that advocated beating and potentially killing...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by factchecker ..., on Feb 26, 2010 at 3:54 am | 22 comments | 2945 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Atherton resident's 911 call leads to arrest

Police in Atherton arrested a woman caught trying to leave an apparently unoccupied home through a broken rear window after...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 25, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 6 comments | 2233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Missing Menlo Park girl found safe, police report

Jennifer Blair, the missing Menlo Park teenager, has been found and is safe, police confirmed Saturday night. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by cmcmillan, on Feb 25, 2010 at 9:27 pm | 18 comments | 3196 Views

AROUND TOWN

Authorities ID victim of Middlefield car crash

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the man killed last Sunday in a single-vehicle crash on W. Middlefield...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by anon, on Feb 25, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 4 comments | 1899 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What is it with the tracks? Another fatality

5:30 pedestrian dead. Bullet train @ San Antonio, where the bullet flies thru @ 80mph. So sad.Our Paly/MV area seems like...

Original post made by David on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 25, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 2 comments | 1813 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

So, do you want to get serious medicine here or in Canada?

http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5h0QC7bditrEb3wYz_6_b-gsGGDxA Clearly, the leftist single...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Use your heads, on Feb 25, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 20 comments | 1846 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is this really a Stanford fund raising drive?

Tonight during supper we received a phone call allegedly from Stanford University soliciting money for "poor students" and...

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto youth to outline priorities Saturday

What do teenagers want? As Palo Alto's high school students prepare to explain themselves to the city's adult leaders this...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by What an opportunity!, on Feb 24, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 2603 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

ShotSpotter system records tragic plane crash

First there is the sound of a plane's engines. Then a crackling noise, as though the plane has hit a power line. Then, crashing...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by T Tierney, on Feb 24, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 37 comments | 6873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue fountain plans make progress

Plans for a new fountain at the eastern end of California Avenue are moving forward. In coming weeks, a panel consisting...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 24, 2010 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 1934 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys' soccer gets automatic bid to CCS

Palo Alto boys' soccer coach Don Briggs won't be as concerned heading into Saturday's Central Coast Section seeding meeting...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by orion foley, on Feb 24, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 3628 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

High-speed rail vote Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12476 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Leo, on Feb 23, 2010 at 10:34 pm | 5 comments | 2272 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mentoring boosts teacher retention in East Palo Alto schools

A new teacher enters the classroom brimming with energy and enthusiasm before running up against the hard realities of the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Feb 23, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 3 comments | 2527 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keene praises response to Wednesday crash

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is lauding the community's response to Wednesday's fatal plane crash, which left the entire...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by T, from Duveneck/St Francis, on Feb 23, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 4 comments | 2013 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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