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Santa Clara County judge gives green light to Little League cell tower

A bitter neighborhood dispute over a new cell tower at the Little League field on Middlefield Road came to a resolution earlier...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by Wassup, on Mar 21, 2016 at 6:44 pm | 8 comments | 2776 Views


Alleged victim testifies in Brock Turner trial

The 23-year-old woman whom former Stanford University student Brock Turner allegedly sexually assaulted on campus in the...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Terrace Antelope, on Mar 21, 2016 at 6:22 pm | 15 comments | 20774 Views


Parents: Keep calm and parent on

I am a psychiatrist. After the tragedy last week, my phone has not stopped ringing with calls from concerned fellow parents....

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by But, but, but..., on Mar 21, 2016 at 5:31 pm | 215 comments | 303391 Views


Late-night robbery, assault occurs in downtown Palo Alto

Two men allegedly physically assaulted and robbed another man in a downtown Palo Alto parking lot early this morning, police...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by Progress, on Mar 21, 2016 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 5841 Views


With flying colors

India is known for its brightly colored festivals, and one of its most brilliantly hued, Holi, the Festival of Colors, is...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Mar 21, 2016 at 1:39 am | 1 comment | 3762 Views


Court rulings gives big boost to high-speed rail

California's high-speed rail system surged past a major legal obstacle this week when a Sacramento Superior Court judge tossed...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Cost Overrun, on Mar 20, 2016 at 10:05 pm | 14 comments | 3240 Views


Computer recycling locations

I have a number of very old non-working PC's and laser printers that I need to dispose of. There used to be an e-waste business...

Original post made by WilliamR on Mar. 20, 2016
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Mar 20, 2016 at 9:45 pm | 2 comments | 378 Views


Running for School Board?

Are there any people running for school board? I had heard that Townsend was not running, but then that she might. And...

Original post made by Board Watcher on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Comment, on Mar 20, 2016 at 10:16 am | 12 comments | 890 Views


Attempted kidnapping reported Saturday morning in Atherton

The Atherton Police Department says that a 24-year-old woman's screams drove off a man who was attempting to kidnap her at...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by Harriet, on Mar 19, 2016 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 2593 Views


Eastside Prep girls earn return trip to state basketball finals

Eastside Prep coach Donovan Blythe got the best birthday gift possible as his girls presented him with a return trip to the...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by Diane, on Mar 19, 2016 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 1244 Views


What is wrong with the USPS in Palo Alto?

Today, I was waiting for a package from Amazon that would be delivered through the USPS. I was given a tracking number and...

Original post made by Nayeli on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Mar 19, 2016 at 4:18 pm | 89 comments | 5023 Views


Red light cameras in Palo Alto?

I entered an intersection while the traffic light was yellow and the light changed to red as I passed through. (The intersection...

Original post made by Driver on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by Chris, on Mar 19, 2016 at 3:14 am | 24 comments | 7404 Views


Track Watch security guards arrested for theft, drugs

Three security guards who were hired as part of Palo Alto's Track Watch program to prevent suicides on the Caltrain tracks...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Poohntigger, on Mar 18, 2016 at 8:59 pm | 10 comments | 2007 Views


Positively Green: The 'green' and 'blue' connection

There are a number of elements that factor into the overarching principles of green building, and one important consideration...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Former editor, on Mar 18, 2016 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 1532 Views


Office projects approved around California Avenue

The rapidly changing area around California Avenue is likely to get another heavy dollop of commercial development after...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Mar 18, 2016 at 5:45 pm | 6 comments | 2995 Views


Resident group petitions city for housing

A coaltion of Palo Alto residents, including eight former mayors, is petitioning the City Council to fix the city's affordable-housing...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by Mike-Crescent Park, on Mar 18, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 110 comments | 7529 Views


Palo Alto police arrest Track Watch guard for alleged lewd conduct

A uniformed Track Watch guard who was allegedly pleasuring himself in his parked car in Palo Alto last month has been arrested,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Sue Dremann, on Mar 18, 2016 at 3:11 pm | 13 comments | 4202 Views


In fight against traffic, Palo Alto finds business allies

From Caltrain passes for daily commuters to nimble shuttles for local residents, city leaders in Palo Alto have no shortage...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 18, 2016 at 2:23 pm | 29 comments | 4708 Views


Study makes economic case for growth

New developments inevitably breed frustrations in Palo Alto, where city leaders have spent much of the past year exploring...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on Mar 18, 2016 at 10:49 am | 49 comments | 5458 Views


Research park companies join forces to fight traffic

For Lockheed Martin, Hewlett-Packard and other titans based at Stanford Research Park in Palo Alto, innovation has always...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl, on Mar 18, 2016 at 9:59 am | 9 comments | 4850 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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