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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man beaten, robbed in Mountain View mugging

A man was beaten unconscious and robbed of his wallet while another suffered injuries after being attacked in a downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 26, 2009 at 8:07 am | 4 comments | 2538 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HP bribery scandal heats up again

The German government has been investigating HP for the last couple of years about an alleged multi-million dollar bribery...

Original post made by HPQ on Aug. 12, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2538 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Animal-hoarding case resolved by plea bargain

Ana Ramos and Jose Rubio won't be able to keep any animals in their trailer home in Palo Alto for three years, according...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 9, 2010 at 12:29 am | 7 comments | 2538 Views

SPORTS

Athletes give thumbs up, thumbs down to Games

As the 2009 Summer National Senior Games wind down, seniors who took part in the event praised the experience but also had...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by William Stern, on Aug 18, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 2538 Views

SPORTS

Trotter helps fill the void for the Stanford men's basketball team

By the time Stanford coach Johnny Dawkins contacted then Campolindo High senior Jack Trotter in late April of 2008, it was...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by garyruppel, on Jan 27, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2538 Views

SPORTS

Menlo completes remarkable season with title

==B Girls' CCS soccer== The Menlo School girls' soccer team claimed the program's first-ever outright Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 4, 2012 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 2538 Views

SPORTS

Riley helping to lead New Zealand to new soccer heights

Ali Riley hasn't had much time to visit her old stomping grounds. Playing for the New Zealand national women's team takes...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Peter Petroski, on Oct 28, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 2538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Median barriers to stay at Ravenswood Avenue crossing in Menlo Park

After a 35-year-old woman died when a bullet train struck her SUV at the Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by pedestrian, on Mar 2, 2016 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 2538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Setting a solar example

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Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by Bob bolvin, on Oct 31, 2008 at 6:45 am | 1 comment | 2537 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New, private roads causing parking woes

Nancy Manuele never anticipated that she would have to trawl her neighborhood for an elusive parking spot parking every day...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on Feb 16, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 2537 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist down on Foothill at Arastradero on Sept 15

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Original post made by GunnParent on Sep. 15, 2008
Last comment by Inquiring minds, on Sep 15, 2008 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 2537 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Girl, woman are shot in East Palo Alto

A 6-year-old girl and 23-year-old woman were injured in East Palo Alto Thursday evening when a suspect approached a vehicle...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by FORSHAMEPALOALTO, on Dec 6, 2008 at 1:12 am | 5 comments | 2537 Views

SPORTS

No expansion plan yet for Pac-12 Conference

==BI Stanford's Watson wins golf tournament == The Pac-12 Conference will remain at a dozen teams as the league's presidents...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by John, on Sep 21, 2011 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 2537 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Juveniles' justice

Members of East Palo Alto Youth Court practiced their skills Thursday at a mock trial presided over by Judge LaDoris Cordell...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by longtime resident, on Apr 2, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 2537 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

DA officially creates conviction-integrity unit

After a series of misconduct allegations against the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, including the suspension...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Try Again, on Mar 20, 2011 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 2537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrested men suspects in wave of car burglaries

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Original post made on Jul. 31, 2008
Last comment by John Cote, on Feb 3, 2010 at 8:11 am | 14 comments | 2537 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plans for the future

As the Palo Alto Library rebuilds its Mitchell Park branch and renovates its Main and Downtown facilities between now and...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Mar 15, 2009 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 2536 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Our schools: some questions about the 22nd century

The plan for a new combined middle and high school in Palo Alto was unveiled at a special Oct. 26 meeting. We should look...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by Volunteers2, on Nov 15, 2015 at 11:49 am | 3 comments | 2536 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FBI investigates attack on county communications

Most of the 52,000 landlines, Internet connections and cell phones in the Santa Clara County area were restored Thursday...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 2536 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspicious object shuts down Middlefield Road

A suspicious object resembling a pipe bomb prompted Palo Alto police to shut down a portion of Middlefield Road and evacuate...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 30, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 18 comments | 2536 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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