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AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion reported at Windy Hill

A mountain lion was reportedly seen in the Portola Valley and Skyline area in San Mateo County Saturday morning, according...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Oct 11, 2011 at 7:44 am | 19 comments | 2529 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Fiber moves forward with council vision

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Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by RS, on Jul 23, 2008 at 1:34 pm | 7 comments | 2528 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tall Tree Award winner William Alhouse dies Thursday

William Alhouse, a longtime Palo Alto resident, real-estate agent and community volunteer, died Thursday (Feb. 24). Alhouse,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Dwight Harbaugh, on Mar 10, 2011 at 7:38 pm | 10 comments | 2528 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver pinballs through downtown Palo Alto

A man with a history of diabetes -- and convictions for driving under the influence -- rammed into several cars and narrowly...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by SafetyWoman, on Dec 7, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 22 comments | 2528 Views

SPORTS

Stanfords Gibbs takes a big step up in her next match

==B Bank of the West Classic == ==I Burdette pulls off upset win == Stanford junior Nicole Gibbs gets the chance to play...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by serena, on Jul 11, 2012 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 2528 Views

SPORTS

Stanford defense doesn't rest in MPSF title win over Bruins

==BI Cardinal corner == Senior Kelsey Suggs scored the game-winner, Maggie Steffens scored twice and the top-ranked Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 29, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 2528 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SRI receives $6.3 million mental health grant

Menlo Park-based SRI International has received a $6.3 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2528 Views

AROUND TOWN

City mulls options for limiting vehicle dwellers

Palo Alto's controversial proposal to ban vehicle dwellers continues to evolve and may ultimately include designated lots...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 16, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 44 comments | 2528 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why is PAPD Police Lieutenant Involved in EPA?

Why is Lt. Tim Morgan of PAPD involved with Page Mills Properties? Why is he now embroiled in accusations of harassment of...

Original post made by Watcher on Feb. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2527 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New prize for teens aims to spur community service

Calling all innovative, altruistic teens: You could win $20,000 if your community-service project rises to the top in a new...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by local resident, on Apr 14, 2013 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 2527 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: In art as in politics, one person can make things happen

First off, a confession: As a kid, I was determined to become a sketch artist and spent many hours with pencil and pen attempting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on May 17, 2016 at 9:09 pm | 6 comments | 2527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn to kill all squirrels -asap!

There is an on going debate within the Gunn staff, YOUR OPINION IS NEEDED! A few employees at Gunn High have had wires on...

Original post made by Gunn Employee on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 24, 2009 at 8:03 am | 19 comments | 2527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Fresh Start' program clears criminal records

A Santa Clara County program could help hundreds of residents convicted of certain misdemeanors to have their convictions...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Trent, on Sep 13, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 5 comments | 2527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fraud at Palo Alto branch costs Citigroup $500K

The failed supervision of a Citigroup branch employee in Palo Alto has resulted in a $500,000 fine for the parent company,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by FormerCitigroupEmployee, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:06 am | 6 comments | 2527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man, 21, killed in East Palo Alto shooting

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in East Palo Alto Tuesday afternoon, police said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Resident , on Oct 17, 2011 at 12:57 am | 31 comments | 2527 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto pitcher's no-hitter was just perfect this time

Bill Laskey had a career as a Major League Baseball pitcher that spanned 1982-88 with three teams, including two stints with...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Huh?, on May 4, 2015 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 2527 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lord Have Mercy: Uncensored Video of Gaza Massacre

Video here: http://www.alwantv.com/play.php?vid=1086 As of 10 January 2009, 13 Israelis and 854 Palestinians are...

Original post made by MADE IN ISRAEL on Jan. 11, 2009
Last comment by perspective, on Jan 12, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 5 comments | 2527 Views

AROUND TOWN

Love in the Internet age

Seven haphazardly scrawled digits cut across the backside of a crinkled, slightly damp coaster, recovered this morning from...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 16, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 2527 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vehicle dwellers, residents seek common ground

Voicing compassion and a desire for both sides to find an alternative to a proposed vehicle-habitation ban, Palo Alto's vehicle...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Pudding Head, on Sep 22, 2011 at 7:13 pm | 38 comments | 2527 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver trapped in three-vehicle crash on Page Mill Road

Palo Alto firefighters had to use the "Jaws of Life" to extricate the driver of a green Hyundai sedan following a three-vehicle...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by daughter, on Sep 29, 2012 at 10:23 pm | 10 comments | 2527 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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