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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'I thought he was going to … shoot me next'

"I thought he was going to come and shoot me next," Marco Marquez, a key witness who rode along with Officer Richard May...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 22, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 11 comments | 2783 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Charter School at All Costs?

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Original post made by Resident of PAUSD on Mar. 5, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 22, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 14 comments | 6752 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Speeding car crashes through Moffett gate

NASA officials have confirmed that a driver moving at high speed plowed through Moffett Field's main gate last Friday night,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Oct 22, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 4 comments | 1965 Views

RESTAURANTS

Wigo, Sandman sparkle in championship victory

The Stanford men's water polo team knows there are several challenges ahead, and for the time being the Cardinal can relax...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Roy81, on Oct 22, 2009 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 4547 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welcome Back, Diana, and discussion

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Original post made by Natalie Fisher on Jun. 14, 2006
Last comment by Sad98, on Oct 22, 2009 at 11:11 am | 3 comments | 4996 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Homicide victim reported that suspect had history of anger

Bulos "Paul" Zumot, the owner of a downtown Palo Alto hookah bar who was arrested Monday night for allegedly killing 29-year-old...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 22, 2009 at 10:47 am | 19 comments | 2908 Views

SPORTS

Musician, scholar, athlete: Vandermeer's story

It may have taken Jake Vandermeer, a recognized national cellist, a little longer than the normal recruit to get a chance...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Oct 22, 2009 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 3305 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park fire board member decries union ads

With a contract dispute unresolved and an election looming, the union that represents 93 firefighters in the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 22, 2009 at 9:39 am | 8 comments | 3880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Underground caltrain - how?

In the light of the recent events at the Meadows caltrain crossing, quite a people support the idea of taking the train underground....

Original post made by MidtownMom on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by billy, on Oct 22, 2009 at 8:53 am | 4 comments | 1753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-stress plan targets winter-break homework

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Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by choti, on Oct 22, 2009 at 8:11 am | 33 comments | 3774 Views

AROUND TOWN

Search still on for missing frog-fountain

The staff at Palo Alto's Gamble Garden is asking the public for help finding a missing statue of a frog. The 12-inch statue...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by A Loss, on Oct 22, 2009 at 7:04 am | 4 comments | 1991 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. Energy Secretary Chu looks to innovation to solve warming crisis

Predicting dire consequences if the country conducts "business as usual," U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu outlined a...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by True Cost, on Oct 22, 2009 at 6:14 am | 47 comments | 5445 Views

SPORTS

Stanford looking for win, not stats, against ASU

Stanford junior wide receiver Ryan Whalen knows there's something different about this week but he's too focused on football...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sun Devil Fan, on Oct 22, 2009 at 5:25 am | 1 comment | 2805 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mock Graveyards are poor taste this Halloween.

I know this is Halloween and people like to decorate their front yards, but this year I think it is inappropriate to have...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 21, 2009 at 8:08 pm | 4 comments | 2207 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged cop killer could face death penalty

As the attorneys and judge ironed out the course of his case Friday morning, Alberto Alvarez, the 23-year-old man accused...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 21, 2009 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1792 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja wraps up golf title with a 10-0 finish

Prep roundup Brenna Nelsen and Sarah Debs have been quite a one-two punch for the Castilleja golf team this season. Nelsen...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2910 Views

SPORTS

Three top area athletes are headed to Stanford next year

Three Stanford men's teams could very well be strengthened next fall by the addition of three top area athletes who have...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2942 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jack Morton's Booklet

Did anyone get the booklet that Jack Morton sent to voters? I got mine on Saturday and to say the least, I was upset and...

Original post made by Marvin on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Oct 21, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 27 comments | 3013 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board seeks 'order' from new Cal Ave trees

Palo Alto's tree-replacement project on California Avenue should strive toward continuity and purpose and should avoid relying...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:42 am | 31 comments | 3237 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Second California Avenue Public Meeting Re Trees

This is on the city's website: Public Meeting October 22nd, 6:30 p.m. TREE SELECTION and PROJECT INFORMATION. Escondido...

Original post made by Alan on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:41 am | 3 comments | 2463 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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