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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voices from 10th grade Menlo-Atherton High School Students

The following letters are written by 10th grade students at Menlo-Atherton High School. Any positive feedback about any or...

Original post made by Emily Lee on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Leslie.B , on Feb 13, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 3 comments | 2408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Speed Bumps on N. California Near Jordan Ineffective

I have noticed that the "speed bumps" adjacent to Jordan on N. California are not effective because they allow a car to travel...

Original post made by Concerned School Neighbor on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by Dcatigirl, on Nov 12, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 2408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for stealing lotto tickets

An assistant manager at a CVS pharmacy in Palo Alto who allegedly stole 268 packets of Scratchers lotto tickets worth $73,200...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by musical, on Apr 25, 2010 at 4:11 am | 4 comments | 2408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man with a gun?

Anyone know what happened around 3:30 this morning around Park Blvd that had the cops yelling, K-9s barking and the freight...

Original post made by Wide awake on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Marisol, on Jun 3, 2010 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 2408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Police release sketch of burglary suspect

Burglar was seen Thursday morning. Palo Alto Police released this sketch and description today: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/press/display.asp?layout=1&Entry=800...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 2408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The "Broken Windows" Theory of Crime Proves Correct

http://www.economist.com/science/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12630201&CFID=31056247&CFTOKEN=41038121 Recently, I've noticed...

Original post made by Sanford Forte on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 25, 2008 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 2408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area drove state population growth in 2012

The Bay Area led the charge in California's massive population increase last year, particularly Santa Clara County, which...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 3, 2013 at 7:40 am | 3 comments | 2408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Info Palo Alto - nowhere to bike in Palo Alto??

There was an "Info Palo Alto" section included in my Palo Alto Weekly today. Page 33 is titled "where to hike, bike, sail,...

Original post made by biker on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Bru, on Sep 14, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 14 comments | 2408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla announces first-quarter profitability

Tesla Motors today announced March 31 that it will achieve profitability in the first quarter after selling more of its Model...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by John is Right, on Apr 1, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 15 comments | 2408 Views

AROUND TOWN

NEW! Palo Alto Ballet School with Ramon Moreno

New ballet school in Palo Alto! Former Ballet San Jose Principal Dancer, Ramon Moreno is teaching ballet classes to children,...

Original post made by Palo Alto Ballet School on Jul. 28, 2014
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto teens express desires at forum

Teen bands in Lytton Plaza? A 24-hour pearl milk tea shop where teens could congregate? Taco trucks and restaurant "food...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Maureen, on May 4, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 11 comments | 2407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel to focus on youth depression tonight

A free parent-education session on child and adolescent depressive disorders will take place at Lucile Packard Children's...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by out of work for too long, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 2407 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Defense begins its case in Zumot trial

The timeline of Bulos Zumot's actions on Oct. 15, 2009, continued to take center stage at Zumot's trial Tuesday as the prosecution...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Fleur de Lis, on Feb 10, 2011 at 10:26 am | 4 comments | 2407 Views

SPORTS

Sharapova sharp in Bank of West victory

Over the span of one hour, 62nd-ranked Maria Sharapova reaffirmed herself as one of the top players in beating 10th-ranked...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Huh?, on Jul 30, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 2407 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA sitting on offer to save historic Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo is among those wondering why NASA headquarters is not responding to a proposal from Google's founders...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by NASA Ames is at risk, on Dec 16, 2011 at 6:36 pm | 11 comments | 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy Diwali !

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Original post made by Indian on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by T, on Oct 28, 2008 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proposed hotel to bring Asian flavor to baylands

In designing a new four-story hotel on Embarcadero Road, architects aimed to blend Asian design elements with those evoking...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bad intersection, on Jan 23, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 16 comments | 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Police Plan Public Meeting" Tonight, Tuesday at Cubberley Community Center. 6:30 p.m.

It's important that everyone come to this meeting to listen and express views of what's needed in South Palo Alto in the...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Feb 24, 2009 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oracle says it will acquire Sun Microsystems

Software company Oracle Corp. announced Monday that it would acquire Sun Microsystems, which has a major Menlo Park campus,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Meth_mom, on Apr 21, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto 'Bike to Work Day' rolls out Thursday

Members of Palo Alto's community are expected to put on their bike helmets and put away their car keys on Thursday morning...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 14, 2015 at 8:32 am | 4 comments | 2407 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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