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AROUND TOWN

Fry's executive accused of embezzling $65 million

A Fry's Electronics executive and Palo Alto resident has been accused by the IRS of embezzling more than $65 million to finance...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Dec 31, 2008 at 3:37 pm | 8 comments | 2536 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children's Theatre Seeks Manager

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Original post made by Dr. Seuss on Oct. 2, 2008
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Roots of rhythm to promote sprouts of literacy

The roots of rhythm in African music will be brought to the Midpeninsula Sunday with a celebration of African culture, art,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 20, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 4 comments | 2535 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to shift dispatch center to mobile unit

Palo Alto's dispatch center will be moved from the City Hall basement to the city's state-of-the-art Mobile Emergency Operations...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by DDee, on Mar 13, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 14 comments | 2535 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Multigenerational living

Betsy Hobson is thrilled to share a new routine with her next-door neighbor, her 2 1/2-year-old granddaughter. That's just...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Godspower Amraibure , on Feb 7, 2016 at 8:10 pm | 7 comments | 2535 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police arrest auto-burglary suspect

Menlo Park police arrested a man found hiding in the bushes near a reported auto burglary and matching a description of the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Bernstein, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2535 Views

SPORTS

NCAA title puts Stanford in rare company

With one little tap of her forehead, Palo Alto grad Teresa Noyola gave the Stanford women's soccer team its first lead in...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Stanford fan, on Dec 5, 2011 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 2535 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another massive beef recall

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Original post made by Walter E. Wallis on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by Walter Wallis, on Aug 22, 2008 at 1:43 pm | 7 comments | 2535 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Operation Marriage

<B>"Operation Marriage" by Cynthia Chin-Lee, illustrated by Lea Lyon; Reach and Teach; 32 pp.; $14.95 Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 12, 2011 at 8:44 pm | 4 comments | 2535 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police arrest two for Midtown armed robbery

Two young men arrested for a Jan. 5 carjacking on California Avenue have been arrested again for armed robbery of Century...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Feb 28, 2013 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 2534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto blaze sparked by soldering iron

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Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 23, 2008 at 9:18 pm | 5 comments | 2534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools get grant for suicide recovery

The federal government has awarded the Palo Alto school district $50,000 to "respond" and "re-establish a safe learning environment"...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Apr 12, 2010 at 10:43 am | 18 comments | 2533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Event: August 21st 5K/10K run for Palo Alto Community Child Care

The Baylands Summer Run is a 5K/10K in the Palo Alto Baylands on August 21st that benefits Palo Alto Community Child Care!...

Original post made by Philip H on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Aug 2, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 3 comments | 2533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nonprofit to host youth suicide prevention forum Thursday

In anticipation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's release of its final report on youth suicide in Santa...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 9, 2017 at 1:56 pm | 6 comments | 2533 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another robbery - Downtown

Here's the story at KNTV about a robbery of a woman on the street on Saturday, 6:00 pm on Webster St, between Hamilton &...

Original post made by Curious on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Woman, on Nov 17, 2008 at 8:49 am | 3 comments | 2533 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Expert: Officer May shot in the head first

A gunshot-trajectory expert attempted to demolish assertions on Tuesday morning that Alberto Alvarez, 26, murdered East Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 20, 2009 at 2:10 am | 3 comments | 2533 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Killer in decades-old case sentenced to 14 years

Daniel Garcia, the confessed killer of Saba Girmai, has been sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison, and after nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Gutless wonder, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 2533 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mail-in voting surging locally, across state

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Original post made on Jun. 2, 2008
Last comment by What? No privacy??, on Jun 4, 2008 at 12:13 pm | 6 comments | 2533 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lord Have Mercy: Uncensored Video of Gaza Massacre

Video here: http://www.alwantv.com/play.php?vid=1086 As of 10 January 2009, 13 Israelis and 854 Palestinians are...

Original post made by MADE IN ISRAEL on Jan. 11, 2009
Last comment by perspective, on Jan 12, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 5 comments | 2533 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another mountain lion sighting in Woodside

A mountain lion sighting was reported tonight in Woodside, according to the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services....

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Aug 18, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 22 comments | 2533 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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