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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 | 2614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, cops mobilize to guard rail tracks

More than 100 Gunn High School students are mobilizing to patrol rail crossings in Palo Alto after the recent suicides of...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Misha, on Jun 14, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 25 comments | 2613 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The Professional Panhandling Plague

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Original post made by Observer on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by Second Ammendment, on Aug 25, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 2613 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police nab serial robber

Palo Alto police arrested a man early this morning who may be responsible for five unsolved robberies in Palo Alto and several...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by ChrisC, on Apr 7, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 17 comments | 2613 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man dies on Caltrain tracks in Palo Alto

A person was fatally struck by a train in Palo Alto Thursday night, a Caltrain spokeswoman said. The victim was an adult...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Feb 25, 2012 at 4:29 pm | 39 comments | 2613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the county...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2613 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Kishimoto responds Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13020 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 5, 2010 at 8:55 am | 13 comments | 2612 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

CHSRA Land Grab SCAM, now passed through Assembly

Please be aware that the California High Speed Rail Authority is now poised with this law, already approved by the Assembly,...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by member, on Aug 13, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 17 comments | 2612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gum is a big problem, we should get it banned in our schools and parks

I have had it with those who throw gum where I or my kids have to walk or play. Gum on shoes and brought inside gets on carpets,...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tron, on Nov 21, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 18 comments | 2612 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Computers, cameras stolen from Gunn

Two Macintosh computers and 14 digital cameras – totaling between $5,000 and $10,000 – were stolen from Gunn...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 16, 2009 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 2612 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fifth indecent exposure reported in Palo Alto

Another case of indecent exposure -- the fifth since Sept. 21 -- has been reported in Palo Alto. A man walked up to four...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by So What?, on Oct 16, 2010 at 8:29 am | 7 comments | 2612 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man on cell phone assaulted, robbed in Palo Alto

A man was on his cell phone in the 500 block of Forest Avenue at 12:08 a.m. Friday morning when two men jumped out of a car...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Really!?, on Nov 8, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 15 comments | 2612 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How can I convince my husband to vote?

His parents came from a different country and don't vote because their country was corrupt. So every election, my husband...

Original post made by American on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 6, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 12 comments | 2612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A world without children

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Original post made by Paly mom on Jun. 22, 2008
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Jun 25, 2008 at 8:01 am | 11 comments | 2611 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools adopt flat budget for 2012-13

Uncertainty was the theme as the Palo Alto Board of Education this week approved a $161.8 million operating budget for 2012-13...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jul 5, 2012 at 10:12 am | 11 comments | 2611 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cowardly Congress Passes Farm Bill

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Original post made by Mike on May. 15, 2008
Last comment by a, on May 16, 2008 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 2611 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Stanford professor Steven Chu named energy secretary

President-elect Barack Obama has nominated Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Director Steven Chu to serve as Secretary of Energy,...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 19, 2008 at 5:36 pm | 9 comments | 2611 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Coming clean

About 40 employees of SurveyMonkey, a Palo Alto tech firm that offers online surveys, grew mustaches in November, only to...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by annon, on Dec 1, 2012 at 6:38 am | 9 comments | 2611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Clear Story no more

An art installation in King Plaza in front of the Palo Alto City Hall was being dismantled Thursday. "Clear Story" by Mildred...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Aug 23, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 2611 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Private' Edgewood meeting concerns residents

A private meeting set for tonight (Wednesday) between an Edgewood Plaza developer and certain residents has some neighbors...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by concerned dad, on Nov 30, 2008 at 1:24 pm | 26 comments | 2610 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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