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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man steals woman's cellphone in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly stole a woman's cellphone out of the hand of a teenage girl who had...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by suspicious, on Sep 3, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 3499 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Palo Alto man arrested for attempted robbery, fighting officers

A Palo Alto man who allegedly tried to swipe a duffle bag from a resident of a Middlefield Road apartment complex was arrested...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Sep 3, 2015 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 3886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family circus

Inspired by Anton Chekhov's classic dramas, Donald Margulies' 2014 play "The Country House" brings comedy to family dysfunction,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Edward Syrett, on Sep 3, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 2737 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Man nabbed in San Jose after car pursuit in Palo Alto

A truck driver who police said almost ran over an officer in Palo Alto last Thursday night before speeding away through the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Sep 3, 2015 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 3373 Views

RESTAURANTS

Where to savor the end of summer

Summer is drawing to a close, but chances are the warm weather plans to stick around for another month of comfortable outdoor...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 3, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 4 comments | 3669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Snacks with purpose

Mountain View resident Andy Kavanagh is the creator of Cub Snacks: healthy, kid-friendly cooking projects delivered once...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Inigo Canales, on Sep 3, 2015 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 3778 Views

AROUND TOWN

Street Flooding On Edgewwod Near Channinng

What's going on with the street flooding on Edgewood near Channing? Was there a water main break? Has it been gotten under...

Original post made by Hmmm on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 3, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 543 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's happening here?

Birch Plaza, a 25,000-square-foot office and apartment development, at 305 Grant Ave., Palo Alto, is expected to open at...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Correction, on Sep 3, 2015 at 11:11 am | 11 comments | 3066 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford cross country teams among top seven in the nation

The Stanford men's and women's cross country teams will open the season ranked among the nation's top 10, and each was identified...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2385 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council adds south Palo Alto voices to Comprehensive Plan debate

A citizen panel charged with helping the city update its Comprehensive Plan acquired five new members on Monday night –...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Sep 2, 2015 at 8:10 pm | 40 comments | 4293 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FBI report details Palo Alto home invasion, sexual assault cases

A Federal Bureau of Investigation affidavit related to the bizarre kidnapping of a Vallejo woman in March reveals new information...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by True, on Sep 2, 2015 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 7479 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sea Scout Open House Saturday 9/19 10am-2pm

The Sea Scout Ship Intrepid invites teens (eight grade thru twelfth grade) to an open house to check out our program on Saturday...

Original post made by SSS Intrepid on Sep. 2, 2015
There are no comments yet. 468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pentagon to invest $75 million in local tech industry

In a bid to fortify United States security and manufacturing, the Pentagon and a consortium of partners are making a $171...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 2, 2015 at 9:13 am | 12 comments | 4358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commuity Notebook: Palo Alto's library system expands hours

Palo Alto's library system will expand its hours of operation to provide more consistency across its five branches starting...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 1, 2015 at 10:09 pm | 8 comments | 3090 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

where to safely discard medicine?

We have a nearly full bottle of tylenol + hydrocodone left over from my daughter's wisdom tooth extraction. Where can I safely...

Original post made by want to do the right thing on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 31, 2015 at 8:43 pm | 14 comments | 844 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Man in car accosts middle-school students in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who allegedly pulled up in a car next to two middle school students Thursday evening...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Whiskers, on Aug 31, 2015 at 2:40 pm | 5 comments | 5601 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man follows, flashes woman in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly flashed a woman Friday evening, Aug. 28, in downtown, according to a...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 31, 2015 at 12:00 pm | 5 comments | 4493 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Edgewood Plaza developer could face penalties for vacant grocery store

The developer of Edgewood Plaza will face a fine of $500 per day if the vacant grocery store formerly occupied by Fresh Market...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by rainbow38, on Aug 31, 2015 at 11:11 am | 40 comments | 5281 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents adapt to new food-scrap collection program

Kitchen pails for food scraps made their way to Palo Alto residents in June, and the service collection began July 1. As...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ant Man, on Aug 31, 2015 at 7:07 am | 37 comments | 7559 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Training 'compassionate responders' for tense situations

Jacob Savage, a lifelong Palo Altan who signed up as a high school sophomore for the city's first police academy in 2006,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Aug 30, 2015 at 8:53 pm | 3 comments | 4515 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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