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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund application deadline is today

Today (Jan. 7) is the deadline for organizations to submit grant applications for the Palo Alto Weekly's annual Holiday Fund....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by C. Davis, on Jan 7, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike helmets need to be purchased every 3 years?

As we were choosing a new bike helmet for my daughter, a customer told us styrofoam breaks down so helmets need to be purchased...

Original post made by Mom of 3 on Jun. 16, 2013
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Jun 18, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 9 comments | 1256 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Eshoo gets feds to cork loud TV ads

It seems that Democrats and Republicans in Washington D.C. can agree on at least one thing these days: advertisers need to...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:22 am | 10 comments | 1256 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected thieves flee from Varian in Palo Alto

Three men fled from Varian in Palo Alto Friday after being spotted by a security guard. Hopping a sound wall, they left behind...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by wtf, on Mar 1, 2011 at 8:49 pm | 7 comments | 1256 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters

<B>Caltrain vs. traffic Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14475 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Robin Lucas, on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:54 pm | 2 comments | 1256 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Maid sentenced in residential jewelry thefts

Luz Maria Garcia, a maid for "The Maids" home cleaning service in Redwood City, was sentenced on March 29 to six months in...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Former "maid", on Apr 5, 2012 at 11:07 am | 16 comments | 1256 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men begin defense of their NCAA volleyball title

Brad Lawson was a first team All-American last year an Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Player of the Year, two-time All-American...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Theresa, on Jan 7, 2011 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 1256 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth all-stars face elimination

All three Palo Alto Babe Ruth baseball teams are one loss away from having their seasons end in their respective District...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by All-Star Fan, on Jul 2, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 1256 Views

SPORTS

Shooting woes lead to loss at home, women win on the road

Basketball roundup While the Stanford men struggled with their shooting, dropping a 70-62 decision to visiting Belmont...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Rick Eymer, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 1256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Chancellor Kanter goes to Washington

From a hushed corner office overlooking the Capitol dome and the Washington Mall, former Midpeninsula resident Martha Kanter...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Janis Allen, on Apr 5, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1255 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Tosky will swim in 200 IM final

==B U.S. Olympic Swim Trials== ==I Stanford grad Bollier makes men's 200 fly finals== Palo Alto High graduate Jasmine...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by paly paly, on Jun 27, 2012 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 1255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to celebrate fixes to dangerous intersection

One of Palo Alto's busiest and most dangerous crossings got a little safer this week when the construction workers completed...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by annoyed, on Oct 13, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 23 comments | 1255 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tour bus catches fire, ties up San Antonio Road

A large tour bus filled with Japanese tourists caught fire late Wednesday afternoon, blocking westbound lanes of San Antonio...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by bill, on Jan 13, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 8 comments | 1254 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest East Palo Alto man for cocaine possession

Drug enforcement units from Menlo Park and East Palo Alto police departments arrested a man in East Palo Alto on March 18,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by epa resident , on Apr 4, 2013 at 3:39 am | 7 comments | 1254 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's road to the title is blocked by Baylor

Top-ranked Baylor (39-0) advanced to the NCAA women's basketball championship game with a 59-47 victory over second-ranked...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by fairbro, on Apr 3, 2012 at 2:59 am | 8 comments | 1254 Views

SPORTS

Lin stands to score big in NBA free-agent battle

==I Paly grad apparently headed to Rockets== Whether he's playing for the NBA's Houston Rockets or New York Knicks next...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hoover Parent, on Jul 6, 2012 at 10:52 am | 6 comments | 1254 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wanted: Identity of man who lost camera at Super Bowl

A New York woman who was in Indianapolis on Sunday, Feb. 5, for the Super Bowl is trying to reunite a fellow football fan...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by MaryEllen, on Feb 15, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 22 comments | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Butterfly Life, Women's Gym, closing - sadly

All the members are devastated. We love our women's gym, with tasteful decor, pleasant music, nice friendly staff and members,...

Original post made by Butterfly Life Member on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 8, 2011 at 5:54 am | 1 comment | 1254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Online launches video academy

Palo Alto Online is looking for residents interested in joining our team in covering community issues and events on video....

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by huh?, on May 10, 2011 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 1253 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Vote no on Measure E

Measure E undedicates 10 prime acres (eight football fields) of Byxbee Park to construct a huge anaerobic digester (AD)....

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 18, 2011 at 9:23 am | 19 comments | 1253 Views
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