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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Development fees may be in for another shake-up in Palo Alto

Palo Alto approved last month a sharp increase to the fees that developers are required to pay to support affordable housing...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jan 12, 2017 at 1:23 pm | 4 comments | 2527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Royalty, Sumo wrestlers and Pokemon?

Five minutes before the day let out at Gunn High School on Oct. 20, there was no sign of life outside on Titan Field, just...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Good, clean FUN!, on Oct 28, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 3 comments | 2527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police release sketch of suspect in attempted abduction of boy

Palo Alto police have released a sketch of a woman who attempted to abduct an 11-year-old boy outside a karate studio on...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 30, 2008 at 3:17 pm | 5 comments | 2527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Worker hit by car at Page Mill Road in Palo Alto

A worker with the Santa Clara County Department of Roads and Airports was struck by a car while on the job near Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by cal, on Jun 22, 2009 at 10:43 pm | 10 comments | 2527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain hits car in Sunnyvale, service stalled

A Caltrain struck a car on the tracks in Sunnyvale this morning, briefly halting train service in both directions. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 21, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 14 comments | 2527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crime-scene photos shown in Alvarez trial

Family members of slain East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May abruptly left the courtroom as graphic crime-scene photographs...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Obey the Law, on Nov 5, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 5 comments | 2527 Views

SPORTS

SHP's Howe swims well at Arena GP meet

Sacred Heart Prep junior Ally Howe went from being a big fish in a small pond to quite the opposite, yet held her own during...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Trish, on Apr 16, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 2527 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palin Power: Fresh Face Now More Popular Than Obama, McCain

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Original post made by Jarred on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 5, 2008 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 2527 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feds bailout Freddie and Fannie Mac

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Original post made by Left of Boom on Sep. 7, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 8, 2008 at 8:53 pm | 19 comments | 2527 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State pledges $240 million for BART extension

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Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by energyman, on Sep 27, 2008 at 12:27 pm | 8 comments | 2527 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gov't Seizes Washington Mutual - Sells Part to JP Morgan

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Original post made by Left of Boom on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 26, 2008 at 5:29 pm | 16 comments | 2527 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Darfur and Ms Palin

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Original post made by Alice Smith on Oct. 6, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 7, 2008 at 2:17 pm | 9 comments | 2527 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Spare the Air day also announced for Wednesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that Wednesday will be another Spare the Air day. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by EnvironmentalPerson, on Jul 11, 2012 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 2527 Views

AROUND TOWN

CCS Open Division a comfortable draw for Palo Alto

==BI Baseball playoffs== The Central Coast Section Open Division playoffs can be a virtual mine field in any sport. In baseball,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2527 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford, other research universities to partner in bioscience collaboration

Three of the Bay Area's powerhouse universities have joined forces to work on a new biomedical science research center funded...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Citizen, on Sep 22, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 5 comments | 2527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'No contest' plea in $350,000 embezzlement case

A former employee of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health pleaded no contest Wednesday in Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 12, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 2526 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Citigroup employee gets prison sentence

A former Citigroup Inc. sales assistant who stole $800,000 from the financial firm's clients in Palo Alto has been sentenced...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Mar 14, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 2526 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lifetimes of achievement: Saluting exemplary citizens

Every year, Palo Alto nonprofit Avenidas selects six senior citizens 65 and older from a list of more than 40 nominees who...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by , on May 3, 2013 at 10:03 am | 3 comments | 2526 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Lin makes Warriors' roster, but his playing status remains in question

When the Golden State Warriors open their 2010-11 NBA season on Wednesday in Oakland against the Houston Rockets, one very...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 30, 2010 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 2526 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palin pre-empts state report, clears self in probe

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Original post made by Just When You Think You\'ve Seen It All on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by Sally, on Oct 11, 2008 at 9:22 pm | 44 comments | 2526 Views
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
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Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
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Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
By Steve Levy | 5 comments | 1,386 views

Planning for College Tours
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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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