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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man's valuables returned -- after 11 years

When Victor Lee went to the Chase Bank on Hamilton Avenue in Palo Alto last month, he expected the valuables in his safe-deposit...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by heart broken, on Mar 29, 2010 at 8:02 am | 9 comments | 3643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill students join march on Sacramento

Looming final exams and papers didn't stop four busloads of Foothill College students from taking Monday to go to Sacramento,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Laurel Marshall, on Mar 28, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 5 comments | 2198 Views

SPORTS

Stanford, Xavier hit the 'Big' time Monday

Monday is the first day of classes at Stanford University and members of the women's basketball team are already skipping...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by John R. Grout, on Mar 28, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 1 comment | 2597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown library to shut down next month

Fans and patrons of Palo Alto's Downtown Library have another month to visit the cozy branch before it closes down for a...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Lovin Mountain View, on Mar 28, 2010 at 10:07 pm | 11 comments | 2263 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

fireman

I still see some of fireman's posts before they get removed. Many can be intentionally inflamatory. But inflamatory is...

Original post made by R on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 28, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 7 comments | 1837 Views

BOOKS

SPORTS: Stanford women taking a shot at getting even better

As well as the Stanford women's basketball team played through the first two round of the NCAA tournament last weekend, coach...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 4321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jumbo home OK'd by Palo Alto planners

Weeks after Palo Alto's planning commissioners rejected setting maximum sizes for new houses in the foothills, they found...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by joe, on Mar 28, 2010 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 2321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, principals, set to get tenure tonight

The Palo Alto school board tonight is slated to confer tenure on 36 teachers and administrators, including the principals...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by another Gunn parent, on Mar 28, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 18 comments | 3769 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High turnout expected at 'Citywide Yard Sale'

A record number of participants have registered this year for the biennial citywide yard sale in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Garage Seller, on Mar 28, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 5 comments | 2610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown merchants baffled by parking problem

What good is free and abundant downtown parking when visitors don't know it's there? That's one of the questions Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Barbara, on Mar 28, 2010 at 10:30 am | 30 comments | 3442 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court throws out case due to police error

A case in which a Palo Alto man was arrested on three felony drug and weapon charges was thrown out because Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Mar 28, 2010 at 7:39 am | 23 comments | 4107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Condoleezza Rice returns to Stanford -- and criticism

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice returned to the Stanford campus on Monday after eight years in the Bush administration...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Mar 28, 2010 at 5:19 am | 41 comments | 2657 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn theft of Haiti funds far less than reported

The value of a Haiti earthquake relief fund stolen from a Gunn High School classroom last weekend was far less than the $200...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2789 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Baylands park debate raises question of 'How green is green?'

Palo Alto in the 1960s had parks, but city fathers often wanted to use them for parking lots, firehouses, developer deals...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Bryan Long, on Mar 27, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 17 comments | 4321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fight at Opportunity Center lands one man in jail

An argument in the day room of Palo Alto's Opportunity Center Saturday night erupted into a physical attack involving a frying...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by david SHIPPEN, on Mar 27, 2010 at 11:50 am | 19 comments | 2407 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bothun pleads not guilty on child porn charge

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Original post made on Oct. 6, 2008
Last comment by Kevin C, on Mar 27, 2010 at 10:50 am | 14 comments | 3827 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fiber competition heats up

http://www.pcworld.com/article/192647/google_fiber_candidates_top_5_desperate_cities.html This is going to be fun to watch. ...

Original post made by Fiber news on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 27, 2010 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senioritis? Better shape up, Gunn official says

Any Gunn High School 12th grader basking in a bout of "senioritis" got a nudge back to reality last week. Assistant Principal...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 27, 2010 at 12:23 am | 23 comments | 2668 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

High-speed rail Read the full letters to the editor here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12679...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by bikes2work, on Mar 26, 2010 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 2467 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The art of remembrance

Faced with creating a quilt panel in memory of her late husband, Enrico, Zeina Daoud felt overwhelmed. How could she depict...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Gloria Schulz, on Mar 26, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 4939 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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