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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modern American cities are changing

A report describing how modern American cities are being changed. This epic injustice is the complete takeover and reengineering...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 27, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 3 comments | 1808 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Tsunami' closes San Mateo County beaches

San Mateo County beaches have been closed due to a tsunami advisory for the West Coast this afternoon resulting from a series...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Hansolo, on Feb 27, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 1918 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Airport worries East Palo Alto residents, but pilots defend track record

Wednesday's crash of a Cessna 310R in East Palo Alto has renewed concerns about the dangers of a municipal airport located...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 27, 2010 at 1:11 pm | 16 comments | 2145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gamble Garden by the numbers

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12499 posted Friday, February 26, 2010,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 2133 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Red Light Runners & Speeding - Loma Verde/Middlefield

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Original post made by Nikki B. on Jul. 24, 2006
Last comment by John Neves, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:17 am | 53 comments | 11042 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest three for stealing 87 bras

Three people were arrested Tuesday (Feb. 16) for stealing 87 bras from the Victoria's Secret store at Stanford Shopping Center,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 26, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 24 comments | 3219 Views

SPORTS

NorCal girls' 18U polo team wins a gold medal

The girls' 18-under team from the NorCal Water Polo Club just returned from Vancouver, B.C., site of the 2010 Winter Olympics,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Feb 26, 2010 at 8:24 pm | 1 comment | 3401 Views

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 | 1938 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 | 2611 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 | 13235 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 | 1908 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 | 4176 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 | 5557 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 | 2951 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 | 2237 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 | 3214 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 | 1905 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 | 1814 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 | 1847 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
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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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