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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prosecution, defense rest in Burpee trial

The prosecution and defense both rested their cases Tuesday afternoon in the trial of Palo Alto High School graduate Todd...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 20, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 2602 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner identifies man killed by Caltrain Monday

The San Mateo County coroner's office this morning identified a pedestrian who was hit and killed on Caltrain tracks Monday...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2602 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Israel & 911

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Original post made by Tej Uberoi on May. 19, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on May 19, 2008 at 4:01 pm | 3 comments | 2602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four Women in Palo Alto, 1938

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=10360 posted Wednesday, December 10, 2008,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 12, 2008 at 9:51 am | 5 comments | 2602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around the block

<B><B>SHAKE N' QUAKE ... </B>Palo Alto will host its annual <B>Quakeville</B> event on Saturday, Sept. 21. The annual neighborhoods...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2602 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Savage withdraws from Palo Alto council race

Daryl Savage, chair of the Palo Alto Human Relations Commission, announced Monday she will not be seeking a seat on the City...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Don't know her, on Jun 2, 2009 at 2:20 am | 2 comments | 2601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spending for school-bond campaign tops 90K

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Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by kenny, on Aug 21, 2008 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 2601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enrollment growth slowing?

Kindergarten enrollment at Addison was down this year. No talk whatsoever of another bubble class. There was a reverse lottery...

Original post made by a d d i s o n on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 30, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 2601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Child, teen happiness is topic in essay contest

Hey kids, what makes you happy? Winning essays on that topic will earn the authors $25 gift certificates to Books Inc. and...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Thomas Mallick, on Dec 22, 2010 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 2601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss funding, models for student mental health

The Palo Alto school district is eyeing several new approaches to supporting student mental health and well-being, including...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Diplomat, on Feb 14, 2016 at 6:11 pm | 8 comments | 2601 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Heavy rains cause accidents, traffic jams, floods

A heavy rainstorm that hit the Bay Area overnight is causing floods, accidents and traffic snarls throughout the region....

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2601 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man on cell phone assaulted, robbed in Palo Alto

A man was on his cell phone in the 500 block of Forest Avenue at 12:08 a.m. Friday morning when two men jumped out of a car...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Really!?, on Nov 8, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 15 comments | 2601 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How can I convince my husband to vote?

His parents came from a different country and don't vote because their country was corrupt. So every election, my husband...

Original post made by American on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 6, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 12 comments | 2601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tunnels to be considered for high-speed rail

As Palo Altans continue to define their love-hate relationship with the high-speed rail project, residents and city officials...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by chris, on Feb 23, 2009 at 5:33 pm | 12 comments | 2600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A world without children

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Original post made by Paly mom on Jun. 22, 2008
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Jun 25, 2008 at 8:01 am | 11 comments | 2600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, cops mobilize to guard rail tracks

More than 100 Gunn High School students are mobilizing to patrol rail crossings in Palo Alto after the recent suicides of...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Misha, on Jun 14, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 25 comments | 2600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gum is a big problem, we should get it banned in our schools and parks

I have had it with those who throw gum where I or my kids have to walk or play. Gum on shoes and brought inside gets on carpets,...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tron, on Nov 21, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 18 comments | 2600 Views

SPORTS

Gunn Defeats Mills Moves to Semis Basketball

For the first time since 1981, the Gunn Boys' Basketball team will be in the Central Coast Section Playoffs as they defeated...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Mar. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2600 Views

SPORTS

Dramatic finish goes against Stanford

Toby Gerhart rewrote the Stanford record books with his four-touchdown performance, but no one bothered to ask him about...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jim Tritt, on Nov 23, 2009 at 3:03 pm | 5 comments | 2600 Views

AROUND TOWN

What caused the power outage in South Palo Alto

Hi -- does anyone know what caused the power outage in south palo alto tonight? It was out from roughly about 6:30 to 8:30....

Original post made by alex on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ask the city?, on Mar 22, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 2600 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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