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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four auto burglaries reported in Barron Park

A man described as 5'11" and wearing a dark jogging suit with white shoes is believed to have burglarized four vehicles near...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by lol, on Aug 21, 2009 at 7:01 am | 6 comments | 2663 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Muslim-West Facts

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Original post made by Mike on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 30, 2008 at 3:39 pm | 2 comments | 2663 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Do you like to eat Genetically Modified Foods?

I find it amusing that anyone would eat a genetically modified food that can cause infertility, liver damage and even cancer....

Original post made by Alice on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 4, 2010 at 7:10 am | 7 comments | 2663 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal working group formed on high-speed rail

A high-level federal working group that will meet weekly to discuss California's high-speed rail project has been created...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Caltrain, not HSR, for the Peninsula, on Oct 13, 2010 at 10:09 am | 4 comments | 2663 Views

AROUND TOWN

College Terrace Library closing for tree removal

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Original post made on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by Voter, on Aug 23, 2008 at 10:12 pm | 9 comments | 2663 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fight leads to stabbing in East Palo Alto

A 17-year-old boy was arrested in connection with a stabbing that seriously injured an unidentified man in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by mari , on Sep 14, 2012 at 8:24 am | 3 comments | 2663 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Jazz Festival in full swing

For jazz fans, highlights of the annual Stanford Jazz Festival are many, with world-class talent both locally and globally...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by joanne reiter, on Jul 6, 2016 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 2663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Number participating in 'egg war' dropped to 50

Only about 50 Palo Alto High School students -- far fewer than initial reports from stuents of 100 to 200 -- were involved...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by student, on Nov 5, 2009 at 1:31 am | 29 comments | 2662 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly senior earns fourth in national Intel contest

Palo Alto High School senior Lynnelle Ye has placed fourth in the Intel Science Talent Search, one of America's oldest and...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 18, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 4 comments | 2662 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Challenge Success hosts annual school conference

Challenge Success, the Stanford University Graduate School of Education school-reform and research group, is hosting its...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Innovation requires innovating not doubling down, on Sep 23, 2015 at 9:10 am | 7 comments | 2662 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Party crashers' trigger shootings -- man dies

A 32-year-old man was killed and four other people injured in an East Palo Alto shooting spree Friday night, believed to...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Mar 24, 2009 at 10:15 am | 40 comments | 2662 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City considers phasing out hazardous-materials plant

The City of Palo Alto is studying ways to remove or relocate a hazardous-chemicals facility that has long plagued Barron...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Our own Rush, on Mar 7, 2012 at 3:59 pm | 8 comments | 2662 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rapist/attempted murderer Blanks loses court appeal

A Santa Clara man convicted of committing multiple sex crimes and attempted murder in Palo Alto lost an appeal in the California...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jon Parsons, on Sep 11, 2013 at 8:09 pm | 2 comments | 2662 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto may get supermarket

For decades, East Palo Alto city officials have attempted to convince developers to build a supermarket in town so residents...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Nov 17, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 9 comments | 2662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hyatt Classic quells gastroenteritis outbreak

The gym, pool and dining room at Palo Alto's Classic Residence by Hyatt were back to business as usual Monday morning after...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by moi, on Jul 1, 2009 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 2662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Books to close for six weeks

As part of the ongoing effort to open a new chapter at Kepler's Books, the iconic Menlo Park bookstore will close for six...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 25, 2012 at 10:27 am | 11 comments | 2662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Al Gore address at Stanford climate change rally to draw thousands

Former Vice President Al Gore will join students at Stanford University this afternoon for a rally addressing climate change. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by @Chris Zaharias, on Oct 3, 2015 at 2:58 pm | 6 comments | 2662 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Public Agenda

<B><B>PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ... </B>The commission plans to review the Parks, Trails, Open Space and Recreation...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2661 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paul Newman as an Anti-Hero, Paul Newman 1925-2008

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Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 27, 2008
Last comment by Tim, on Sep 27, 2008 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 2661 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Mayor's Challenge' takes on neighborhood unity

On March 25, the Mayor's Challenge -- a series of athletic events designed to bring neighborhoods together -- will kick off...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 9, 2012 at 8:47 pm | 13 comments | 2661 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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