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AROUND TOWN

Buddy's Cannabis Patient Collective

The Mercury-News says there's a new marijuana club in Mountain View, just south of San Antonio Road. Do you folks think this...

Original post made by nonsmoker on Apr. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2138 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woodside death investigated as homicide

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are investigating the April 13 death of Parima Parineh, 56, of Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by fixedasset, on Apr 21, 2010 at 9:28 pm | 8 comments | 2930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto area agencies receive $240,000 in grants

The Downtown Streets Team accepted a $15,000 grant Monday evening to launch an outreach program to homeless people -- the...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by danny, on Apr 21, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 2330 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Menlo Park men sue High-Speed Rail Authority

Menlo Park resident Mike Brady is representing his friend Morris Brown in a broad-based lawsuit against the agency charged...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Transportation Watch, on Apr 21, 2010 at 7:02 pm | 19 comments | 2407 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police on La Para Ave - anyone know what's going on?

I just drove past 3 police cars on La Para Ave., and I think I saw one police person putting up crime scene tape. Anyone...

Original post made by rhody on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 21, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 2316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Taking a deep breath

Just four years apart, Charlene Margot's son and daughter, Taylor and Brittany, had dramatically different experiences as...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by Informant, on Apr 20, 2010 at 11:39 pm | 15 comments | 3930 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail Authority: No trains on berms in Palo Alto

Should high-speed rail come to Palo Alto, it will not sit atop a massive Berlin Wall, as some rail opponents have feared....

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Michael Tompert, on Apr 20, 2010 at 7:27 pm | 57 comments | 3697 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hyatt Classic hit with likely norovirus outbreak

Several residents in the assisted living section of Palo Alto's Classic Residence by Hyatt were placed in isolation over...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Spuhler, on Apr 20, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 2465 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NY Times: Report Finds Corruption in N.Y. Theater Group

Just as we have PA Children's Theater, New York State has the New York State Theater Institute. Aside from the interesting...

Original post made by Me Too on Apr. 20, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1996 Views

SPORTS

Boston Marathon is fastest ever with help from ex-Stanford standout Ryan Hall

Former Stanford All-American Ryan Hall helped make the 114th running of the Boston Marathon the fastest ever on Monday. While...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Joel, on Apr 20, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2614 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford, Packard nurses reject 'final' contract

Nurses at Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals have soundly rejected a contract the hospitals have called their...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 20, 2010 at 11:50 am | 53 comments | 3487 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stalled car on tracks delays Caltrain this morning

Caltrain trains are running behind schedule this morning after a vehicle was stalled on tracks in Palo Alto, according to...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by who?, on Apr 20, 2010 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 2542 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Council Votes to Fight Firefighters Union Petition

The Palo Alto City Council voted 7 - 2 Monday night "Requesting that the City Council Recommend to the Voters of Palo Alto...

Original post made by Bob on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Hmm, on Apr 20, 2010 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 2004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green issues take spotlight in Palo Alto Monday

Palo Alto's green goals and achievements will be prominently on display Monday night when the City Council is scheduled to...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 20, 2010 at 9:02 am | 6 comments | 1873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclists to pack Palo Alto streets tonight

Hundreds of uniformed bicyclists are expected to pedal through Palo Alto this evening as part of an event organized by the...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by slammin211s`, on Apr 19, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 30 comments | 2955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly wins 'General Excellence' among 7 firsts

The Palo Alto Weekly picked up seven first-place awards, including the coveted "General Excellence" award, Friday evening...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by Carol H., on Apr 19, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 7 comments | 3105 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Topic locked

Why was this topic locked: http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=11331 Seems to me, you are letting...

Original post made by The Real Sharon on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Apr 19, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 2267 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Home-invasion robbery on Amherst Avenue

A 30-year-old woman was rudely awakened, bound and blindfolded at 3:30 a.m. Sunday in her home in the 2000 block of Amherst...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Baldy in a Caddy, on Apr 19, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 15 comments | 2519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Fire Chief Marinaro to retire in June

Nick Marinaro, Palo Alto's soft-spoken fire chief since late 2004, announced Thursday that he will retire June 29 after 37...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by midtown 50 years, on Apr 19, 2010 at 10:50 am | 22 comments | 2640 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Israel hates Steve Jobs

Apple iPads are banned in Israel. At least 10 iPads have already been confiscated from Americans at Ben-Gurion International...

Original post made by Steve on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Apr 19, 2010 at 10:04 am | 16 comments | 3695 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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