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PALO ALTO ISSUES

The most dangerous intersections in Palo Alto

Town and Country shopping center entrances on both Embarcadero and El Camino. Someone will be seriously injured at one or...

Original post made by Old Palo Alto on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 8 comments | 1815 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pilots' group urges tighter procedures at airport

Acutely aware of the Palo Alto Airport's limited-visibility future, the airport's pilots' and aircraft-owners' group is pushing...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 133 comments | 10559 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man, 32, shot and killed in East Palo Alto

A man was shot and killed at an East Palo Alto apartment building Wednesday night. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=15868...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 3 comments | 1865 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

weird power situation

Anyone else experiencing decreased electricity in their homes, starting about 8:30p? According to one piece of equipment,...

Original post made by JSD on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by nat, on Mar 1, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 32 comments | 2984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto lawyer, fiancee, die in plane crash

A prominent Palo Alto patent lawyer and his fiancee were killed Friday after the private plane he was piloting hit a tree,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by DDW, on Mar 1, 2010 at 11:37 am | 53 comments | 2986 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage in south Palo Alto

I live on Rorke way. Around 835pm Sunday we experienced a brownout. 911 aparently knows about this but the utilities is busy....

Original post made by Becky B on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 1, 2010 at 9:00 am | 7 comments | 1696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power Outage

What's going on in Midtown? Anyone else experiencing a power outage? It's weird because some of the lights in our house...

Original post made by Midtowner on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 1, 2010 at 3:46 am | 3 comments | 1602 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Megastorm' could hit area as hard as a 'quake

An unimaginably big "megastorm" could hit the Bay Area and California as hard or harder than an earthquake, a researcher...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 28, 2010 at 11:09 pm | 38 comments | 3648 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The airplane crash, is a map/picture worth 1000 words ?

This map image from Google maps gives a very informative view of the airplane crash in EPA. http://www.flickr.com/photos/56644143@N00/4390251671/ This...

Original post made by Anon. on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 28, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 9 comments | 1814 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Witness saw plane 'suddenly appear from the fog'

The Cessna 310R that crashed in pieces into an East Palo Alto neighborhood flew in a level or slight climb at low altitude...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Cessna172pilot, on Feb 28, 2010 at 5:17 am | 18 comments | 5640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man killed when hit by Caltrain in Mountain View

A southbound Caltrain fatally struck an adult male pedestrian in Mountain View late this afternoon (Thursday), disrupting...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by citizen, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:30 pm | 23 comments | 2126 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modern American cities are changing

A report describing how modern American cities are being changed. This epic injustice is the complete takeover and reengineering...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 27, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 3 comments | 1801 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Tsunami' closes San Mateo County beaches

San Mateo County beaches have been closed due to a tsunami advisory for the West Coast this afternoon resulting from a series...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Hansolo, on Feb 27, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 1916 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Airport worries East Palo Alto residents, but pilots defend track record

Wednesday's crash of a Cessna 310R in East Palo Alto has renewed concerns about the dangers of a municipal airport located...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 27, 2010 at 1:11 pm | 16 comments | 2135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gamble Garden by the numbers

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12499 posted Friday, February 26, 2010,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 2132 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Red Light Runners & Speeding - Loma Verde/Middlefield

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Original post made by Nikki B. on Jul. 24, 2006
Last comment by John Neves, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:17 am | 53 comments | 11031 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest three for stealing 87 bras

Three people were arrested Tuesday (Feb. 16) for stealing 87 bras from the Victoria's Secret store at Stanford Shopping Center,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 26, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 24 comments | 3214 Views

SPORTS

NorCal girls' 18U polo team wins a gold medal

The girls' 18-under team from the NorCal Water Polo Club just returned from Vancouver, B.C., site of the 2010 Winter Olympics,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Feb 26, 2010 at 8:24 pm | 1 comment | 3392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone go to Paly sports meeting tonight?

Was anyone else appalled by the three-minute Paly parent meeting tonight for spring sports? Forcing all parents to attend...

Original post made by Paly parent on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Great job, on Feb 26, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 1935 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man brings pipe bomb to Palo Alto police station

Palo Alto police closed off a portion of Forest Avenue in downtown after a resident brought what appeared to be a pipe bomb...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Hello?, on Feb 26, 2010 at 4:16 pm | 12 comments | 2591 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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