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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot murder-conviction appeal rejected

Bulos "Paul" Zumot, the Palo Alto man convicted of strangling his girlfriend and setting fire to their Addison Avenue cottage...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Dec 15, 2013 at 3:59 pm | 12 comments | 7340 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Paly baseball coach arrested for child molestation

Joel Kaufman, a former Palo Alto High School coach accused of child molestation, surrendered himself to Contra Costa sheriffs...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Mar 24, 2013 at 9:02 pm | 30 comments | 7339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board majority favors pay raises

All but one school board member voiced support Tuesday night for a new multi-year teachers contract that will provide up...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Gunn mom, on May 18, 2016 at 4:28 pm | 99 comments | 7339 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family flees Palo Alto house fire

A fire that broke out at a Palo Alto home awakened a father and forced the family to flee early Tuesday morning, fire officials...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Josef Stalin, on Jan 7, 2015 at 11:52 am | 4 comments | 7339 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Motorcyclist dies after crash near Alpine Road

A 24-year-old man died near Skyline Boulevard on Saturday afternoon after the motorcycle he was riding drifted off an embankment...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2015
Last comment by Sad, on Jun 14, 2015 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 7337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents angered over Oregon Expressway project

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Original post made on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 22, 2008 at 6:54 pm | 19 comments | 7336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman found dead in Heritage Park

She was known to neighbors as the woman who sat every morning on a park bench in Heritage Park in Palo Alto. She was found...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2013
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Dec 21, 2013 at 8:27 pm | 9 comments | 7336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pumpkin patches

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Original post made by Ada on Oct. 12, 2008
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Oct 30, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 9 comments | 7335 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County voters may face tax question

Voters in Santa Clara County may be asked to approve a one-eighth-of-a-cent boost in the sales tax this November. The Board...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Bill Hough, on Aug 9, 2012 at 8:44 am | 18 comments | 7335 Views

RESTAURANTS

New restaurant downtown -- Zucca

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Original post made by David on Dec. 19, 2006
Last comment by Mother, on May 14, 2007 at 8:46 am | 9 comments | 7335 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Assembly race splits Democratic establishment

When Peninsula voters go to the polls in November to select their new Assembly representative, it's a safe bet that they'll...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Vote Berman, on Nov 1, 2016 at 9:41 am | 37 comments | 7333 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brock Turner judge criticized for child-pornography sentencing

The campaign to recall Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for his controversial sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by OpenYourEyes, on Aug 23, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 28 comments | 7333 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Andronico's drops plans to move into Edgewood Plaza

Plans for Andronico's Community Markets to open a grocery store at Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center apparently fizzled at the...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Fact or Fiction, on May 2, 2016 at 7:49 am | 78 comments | 7331 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Gunn student killed in drunk-driving accident

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Original post made on Dec. 27, 2007
Last comment by mijan, on Dec 30, 2008 at 8:56 am | 37 comments | 7331 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PHOTOS: 2015 Palo Alto May Fete Children's Parade

Hundreds gathered on University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto and surrounding blocks on Saturday, May 2, for the 93rd annual...

Original post made on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by Remembering, on May 4, 2016 at 12:01 am | 4 comments | 7330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest massage therapist for sexual battery

Police arrested a Palo Alto massage therapist for the sexual battery of four young women in 2012. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 7328 Views

RESTAURANTS

Loving the Elbe

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Original post made by Thomas Stebinger on Sep. 5, 2006
Last comment by Melissa, on Nov 16, 2006 at 10:55 am | 4 comments | 7326 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Library close to complete, but legal battle looms

Since a new contractor was brought on last February to finish the long-stalled Mitchell Park Library project, a "night and...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Sea-SEELAM REDDY, on Aug 12, 2014 at 3:39 pm | 36 comments | 7325 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

On-call nurses allege they must sleep in cars

The Jan. 23 burglary of a Lucile Packard Children's Hospital nurse's car while she slept in it has become a lightning rod...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by PRN, on Feb 18, 2013 at 1:35 am | 17 comments | 7324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Regional housing projections called 'excessive'

Palo Alto takes great pride in its ongoing, aggressive efforts to fight climate change and encourage transit use, but a regional...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Longtime Palo Altan, on May 5, 2013 at 9:24 pm | 57 comments | 7324 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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