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AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto may get supermarket

For decades, East Palo Alto city officials have attempted to convince developers to build a supermarket in town so residents...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Nov 17, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 9 comments | 2663 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Expert assails May case evidence gathering

A former San Mateo County forensics expert on Monday gave scathing testimony criticizing the evidence gathering in the shooting...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Koa, on Nov 17, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 5 comments | 2248 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

25 evacuated after fire on Waverley Street

About 25 people had to evacuate a Waverley Street condominium complex Tuesday morning because of a fire at one of the building's...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by also, on Nov 17, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 2400 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another home-invasion robbery reported

A man forced his way into a Mountain View woman's apartment through a closed window early Saturday morning, held her at gunpoint...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by to ms. davis, on Nov 17, 2009 at 1:58 pm | 20 comments | 2273 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate Victor Frost hospitalized -- heart

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Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Eliot, on Nov 17, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 10 comments | 1148 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dog Meeting tonite at 7:00, Jordan Middle School

Do we need more dog runs? Should we ban dogs from school campuses? Should we enforce the leash law? Discussion with the community...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2110 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Defense expert: Officer May broke rules

A use-of-force expert for Alberto Alvarez, who is on trial for the murder of East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May, testified...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Thanks, Rick, on Nov 17, 2009 at 5:44 am | 15 comments | 3214 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our High Schools Should Start Later!

Here's new research about the tie between sleep deprivation and teen depression: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/13/MN1E1AFT5P.DTL&tsp=1 Our...

Original post made by Caring About Teens on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 16, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 31 comments | 4006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pitching in for kids in East Palo Alto, eastern Menlo Park

Two foundations have organized to raise support for public school children in East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Lou Pelosi, on Nov 16, 2009 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 2409 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

don't obstruct high speed rail

I find it disappointing that it looks like Palo Alto is going to become an obstacle in the construction of high speed rail....

Original post made by Tom - on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by taxpayer, on Nov 16, 2009 at 8:59 am | 28 comments | 2705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why I have never adopted a cat from the PA Pound aka: The Kitten N*zi

Has anyone else noticed that there is a very dysfunctional air about the Palo Alto Animal Pound? So many times we have gone...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 16, 2009 at 8:30 am | 12 comments | 3550 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Bowl destruction plan on schedule Nov. 18 at 6 p.m.

Are those opposed to the demolition of the only bowling alley for miles around planning to attend this hearing of the Planning...

Original post made by Nomorecondos on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by What city council, on Nov 15, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 4 comments | 1811 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football shocks No. 11 USC, 55-21

It was a victory as complete as the final score as Stanford destroyed nationally ranked No. 11 USC on the Trojans' own field...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 15, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 6 comments | 2379 Views

SPORTS

Pedersen rises to the occasion

Kayla Pedersen scored 14 of her 22 points in the second half and grabbed eight rebounds as the Stanford women's basketball...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by Local teacher, on Nov 15, 2009 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 2274 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gas prices stay high in Bay Area, drop statewide

The average price for gas remained above $3 in the Bay Area but has dropped below that mark statewide due to high supplies...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by John, on Nov 15, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 2312 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Promising recovery from tree disaster

There may be a positive ending to the mid-September mass tree cutting in the California Avenue commercial district. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Looks really good, on Nov 15, 2009 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 2101 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

home invasion robberies in Mountain View and Palo Alto

http://cbs5.com/local/home.invasion.mountain.2.1313103.html I hope this is not a new trend....

Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 15, 2009 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 2484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Internet Service Providers

I recently (the past month or so) have been losing my Earthlink DSL connection from time to time - very annoying. Anyone...

Original post made by Seeking Advice on Jan. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:17 am | 11 comments | 3235 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

City of Palo Alto finds high-speed rail allies

As they seek a greater say on the state's proposed high-speed rail system, Palo Alto officials are finding allies both within...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by If it is being rushed through, what are they hiding?, on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:00 am | 60 comments | 3732 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, Gunn celebrate football titles

Two games. Two must-win situations. When it was all over, the Palo Alto and Gunn football teams had themselves a league championship,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 14, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 1 comment | 2552 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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