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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto residents urged to 'Spare the Air'

Bay Area residents should consider walking or biking instead of driving on Saturday because the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by sarlat, on May 15, 2009 at 7:50 pm | 2 comments | 2400 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves suicide-prevention policy

Suicide prevention was once a taboo subject in Palo Alto. Now, it's a city policy. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=19358...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Listen. Dont Censor., on Dec 23, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 13 comments | 2400 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New buildings at Stanford

http://news.stanford.edu/news/2012/june/mcmurtry-building-arts-062512.html Stanford Daily article today notes new Arts...

Original post made by Wishful thinking? on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 2400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School heads called parents in cyberbully case

In a recent incident in which local teens "cyberbullied" a fellow Palo Alto student, school district officials said they...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 9, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 2400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No suspects in south Palo Alto bomb scare

Palo Alto police say they have no suspects in a Tuesday bomb scare that prompted the evacuation of about 200 people, including...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Mar 13, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 2400 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman dragged out of Menlo council meeting

A roomful of spectators looked on as police officers dragged a longtime Menlo Park resident out of the council chambers at...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Throwemout Carol, on May 11, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 15 comments | 2400 Views

SPORTS

Menlo, SHP grads help Princeton polo reach NCAAs

The NCAA men's water polo championships will be held at Princeton University on Dec. 5-6. It isn't often the tournament is...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by Nancy Wigley, on Nov 26, 2009 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 2400 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Firefighters battle three-alarm blaze in Menlo

Firefighters are battling a three-alarm fire at 1050 University Drive in downtown Menlo Park. "There's a ton of smoke, all...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Harry, on Mar 17, 2009 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 2400 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man still critical after assault at Caltrain station

A man who was severely beaten at the Redwood City Caltrain station Friday night has made slight improvements but remains...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 9, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 19 comments | 2400 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shawn Stockwell heads home for Christmas

Shawn Stockwell, the 10-year-old boy from Eagle River, Alaska, who waited more than two years for a new heart, is returning...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 23, 2009 at 1:41 am | 2 comments | 2400 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto appoints new police chief

Interim City Manager Carlos Martinez announced Tuesday, Nov. 4, the appointment of Albert Pardini as the new police chief...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2014 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 2400 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters rescue man from San Francisquito Creek

Palo Alto firefighters rescued a man who fell down an embankment toward San Francisquito Creek on Wednesday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jonathan, on Apr 8, 2013 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 2399 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Fa├žade changes at Stanford University, Library Department budget

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of July 13. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/07/10/public-agenda-faade-changes-at-stanford-u...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Library user, on Jul 14, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 5 comments | 2399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kickstarting discovery

Kids chose from 60 different activities, including tae kwon do and sushi making, during Fairmeadow Elementary School's fifth...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by TyrL162, on Jun 5, 2012 at 7:20 am | 4 comments | 2399 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shooting wounds 23-year-old East Palo Alto man

East Palo Alto police are investigating a shooting Wednesday evening that left a 23-year-old East Palo Alto man in stable...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by march on your face, on Nov 7, 2008 at 6:38 pm | 2 comments | 2399 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feds accuse Lozano's of bilking workers

A local car wash has been cheating workers out of their pay on slow business days, the U.S. Department of Labor reported...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by rr, on Apr 6, 2009 at 5:55 pm | 4 comments | 2399 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Palo Alto firefighter gets probation

Former Palo Alto firefighter Tanya August, 39, could have spent four years in state prison for fraudulent worker's compensation...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on May 28, 2009 at 6:46 am | 10 comments | 2399 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge finds Elarms incompetent to stand trial

A judge today found Gregory Elarms, the man accused of murdering East Palo Alto community activist David Lewis in the parking...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by G TOWN, on Jul 8, 2011 at 12:46 am | 1 comment | 2399 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto 15-year-olds take it to the limit before falling in Pacific Southwest Regional final

For a few precious moments, Drake Swezey and his Palo Alto 15-year-old Babe Ruth teammates could dream of a return trip to...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by another baseball fan, on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 2399 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, M-A win openers but Menlo School is eliminated

==B CCS football== Palo Alto and Menlo-Atherton won their respective Central Coast Section football playoff openers on...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by Central P, on Nov 19, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 3 comments | 2399 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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