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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three local schools land on state's 'worst' list

Three East Palo Alto schools -- including a charter school run by Stanford University -- have landed on the California Department...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by EPASally, on Mar 19, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 42 comments | 4477 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget and Fire Station 8

A possible budget saving could come to the City of Palo Alto if they would consider a cooperative agreement with the State...

Original post made by David on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by , on Mar 18, 2010 at 10:57 pm | 2 comments | 2500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service set for Tesla employee

Friends and family of Andrew Ingram, the youngest victim of the Feb. 17 plane crash in East Palo Alto, plan to celebrate...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Andy, on Mar 18, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 2294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to fight high-speed-rail 'betrayal' bills

Palo Alto is girding for battle against proposed legislation that could make the California high-speed rail project exempt...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 56 comments | 6249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student takes fourth place in the 'junior Nobel Prizes' of science fairs

http://www.orovillemr.com/news/ci_14688543 "Lynnelle Ye, 18, a senior at Palo Alto High School, finished fourth and will...

Original post made by Go Paly! on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Jarred, on Mar 18, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 2017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly senior earns fourth in national Intel contest

Palo Alto High School senior Lynnelle Ye has placed fourth in the Intel Science Talent Search, one of America's oldest and...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 18, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 4 comments | 2683 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Craigslist 'car sale' ends in robbery, shooting

A young East Bay man who was responding to a Craigslist car-for-sale listing in East Palo Alto was robbed of his $1,300 purchase...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Lynn, on Mar 18, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 20 comments | 3319 Views

SPORTS

Eackles and Harvey share MVP honor in the WBAL

Girls' all-league hoops Pinewood junior Hailie Eackles and Eastside Prep junior Ahjalee Harvey, two of the most dynamic...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by A. Maggioncalda, on Mar 18, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 3 comments | 3761 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Small fire kept small by passerby, quick response

A fire in the front portion of a house in the 3000 block of Louis Road Wednesday afternoon was kept small by an alert pedestrian...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by rem, on Mar 18, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 3960 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City proposes to peek at people's garbage

Palo Altans who repeatedly throw recyclable items into their trash bins could soon find themselves slapped with fines and...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous too, on Mar 18, 2010 at 10:29 am | 120 comments | 7505 Views

MOVIES

when is star trek next generation on?

Does anyone know when ST TNG is on, and on what channel? Also, the original series? I don't have cable, but I want to watch!...

Original post made by wannabe trekkie on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by trekkie, on Mar 18, 2010 at 2:07 am | 6 comments | 4701 Views

AROUND TOWN

Loud noises in S. Palo Alto

Did anyone else hear several loud noises last night (3/13-3/14) in South Palo Alto? (Close to the old Lucky's) We heard the...

Original post made by J on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by puzzled 2, on Mar 18, 2010 at 2:05 am | 3 comments | 1878 Views

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Jurors begin deliberation in Koloto murder trial

The defense attorney for a man accused of murdering 27-year-old Philip Lacy during a robbery in downtown Palo Alto two years...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Palo Alto, on Mar 18, 2010 at 1:35 am | 5 comments | 1969 Views

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Two men shot at East Palo Alto football field

Two men are reported in stable condition this morning after being shot Tuesday evening at a football field in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by T,mamah, on Mar 18, 2010 at 1:02 am | 1 comment | 2335 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is Big Brother dressed in green?

Palo Alto has the proud distinction of being one of the first communities to implement recycling just over 40 years ago....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Take Your Hands Off My God-Given Right to Pollute I Say!, on Mar 17, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 18 comments | 3004 Views

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Palo Alto employees boogie for Google

On Monday, the quest to impress search-engine giant Google took a disco turn in Palo Alto as city staff and residents exuberantly...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Mar 17, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 19 comments | 3516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Fire Union Seeks Job Protection

What is the feelings from citizens about Palo Alto Fire Union's petition to protect jobs? SJ Mercury New has the story: http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14689689...

Original post made by David on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Ha ha, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:10 pm | 3 comments | 1576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's fiber hopes now rest with Google

Palo Alto's fruitless and frustrating quest for a citywide high-speed Internet network flickered back to life Monday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Adam, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:04 pm | 36 comments | 3738 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hesitant about landfill-gas contract

Palo Alto should reconsider its renewable-energy goals before it makes any long-term commitments to a "green energy" provider,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 17, 2010 at 6:14 pm | 6 comments | 3110 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto pays $1.45 million for car accident

Palo Alto has agreed to pay $1.45 million to a resident who was permanently injured in an accident caused by a city worker...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by JACKIE, on Mar 17, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 12 comments | 3160 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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