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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ex Portola Valley supe pleads not guilty of embezzling funds

Tim Hanretty pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to six counts of embezzlement from the Portola Valley School District, charges...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Cid Young, on Jun 22, 2012 at 9:45 am | 3 comments | 2609 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15s win NorCal State Tournament

For the second straight year, the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars are headed to the Pacific Southwest Regional...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Theresa, on Jul 31, 2009 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 2609 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men suffer soccer upset in season opener at Vermont

==BI Soccer wrap== Stanford sophomore Adam Jahn scored the first goal of the season in the 17th minute, but the 13th-ranked...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Eric B, on Sep 3, 2010 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 2609 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

At last, a safety group trying to reduce the driving age

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Original post made by Parent on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 10, 2008 at 8:28 am | 4 comments | 2609 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

GOP candidate discusses Wealth Inequity ala the Occupy protesters - uses socialist argument

Who uttered this socialist rant, worthy of being broadcast during a Occupy Wall Street General Assembly? “Is capitalism...

Original post made by Janet Marks on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by dd, on May 1, 2012 at 9:58 am | 31 comments | 2609 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gunn junior plans benefit concert

On Sunday, May 3, Gunn High School junior Lina Karamali will present a benefit concert to raise funds for the creation of...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by kirk miller, on Apr 28, 2015 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2609 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot's murder case moved to San Jose

A tense shouting match between the families of murder suspect Bulos Zumot and victim Jennifer Schipsi before Zumot's Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Jan 18, 2010 at 9:40 am | 16 comments | 2609 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto website to get facelift -- or makeover

Palo Alto's official website -- a longstanding object of confusion, anger and ridicule in a city that likes to flaunt its...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on May 22, 2009 at 10:14 am | 16 comments | 2608 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Scharff leads the pack in campaign cash

Greg Scharff, a local attorney making his first bid for Palo Alto City Council, is now leading the 14-candidate field in...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Ryan Vertelny, on Nov 8, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 30 comments | 2608 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Images from Palo Alto's Quakeville campout/drill

Palo Altans camping out at Quakeville, Palo Alto's simulated earthquake reaction this weekend, found themselves engaged in...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 14, 2010 at 12:20 am | 2 comments | 2608 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electric Vehicle Rally at Paly HS

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Original post made by Left of Boom on Sep. 7, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 8, 2008 at 2:46 am | 7 comments | 2608 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto city manager hunt down to the wire

Whomever East Palo Alto's City Council chooses this summer to become city manager, he or she will possess a background that...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Paul Taylor, on Jul 13, 2012 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 2608 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Belcampo Meat Co. serves up bone broth and more

Town & Country Village's Belcampo Meat Co. can't keep enough bone broth in stock; lard and lardo are other top sellers. Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on May 8, 2015 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 2608 Views

RESTAURANTS

Barbecue, beer and biscuits

Don't miss the oversized biscuits, barbecue made in a 750-pound wood smoker and handcrafted brews at the reinvented Dan Gordon's...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2016
Last comment by M2, on Dec 26, 2016 at 4:31 pm | 4 comments | 2608 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto tests new energy-efficient streetlights

Palo Altans may soon notice a whiter glow beaming out of local streetlights and dimmer greens and reds directing cars and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by SteveU, on Jul 8, 2009 at 8:02 am | 15 comments | 2607 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Human error blamed for Children's Theatre probe

Palo Alto's botched investigation into the Palo Alto Children's Theatre was plagued more by human errors than by procedural...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sunshine, on Aug 7, 2009 at 10:43 am | 21 comments | 2607 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves staff cuts, fee hikes at animal shelter

Palo Alto's animal shelter may have been saved from the chopping block last month, but the city's cash-strapped animal-services...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by lacye, on Jul 29, 2012 at 7:52 am | 14 comments | 2607 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pipe-wielding teens fight with Palo Alto police

Two 16-year-old boys brandishing large plastic pipes threatened to "beat up" a construction worker on University Avenue Saturday...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 11, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 51 comments | 2607 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Sexual assault victim 'very uncooperative'

The victim of a Nov. 12 sexual assault by two men near the footbridge to Palo Alto at the southern end of Alma Street in...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 20, 2009 at 1:47 am | 11 comments | 2607 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The unfiring of a Menlo Park police officer

Questions linger months after the Weekly's sister paper, The Almanac, broke the story about the arrest, firing and reinstatement...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by He Got Game, on Jun 5, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 2 comments | 2607 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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