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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lots of police at Stanford Mall today, anyone know why?

Palo Alto Police, Stanford Sheriff and the mall security were all gathered in a parking lot near El Camino, there were 6...

Original post made by palo alto parent on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by homeless , on Apr 29, 2013 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 2533 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football planning for the future with game near Boston

The Stanford football program has announced a future -- 12 years in the future -- home-and-away football series with Boston...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by @Matt, on Jun 15, 2016 at 11:27 am | 8 comments | 2533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park police search for bank robber

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Original post made on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by Ada, on Aug 27, 2008 at 10:43 am | 5 comments | 2533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford women all set for another run to NCAA Final Four

Stanford women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer has been through the process so many times, she's able to simply shrug...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by fdl, on Mar 19, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 1 comment | 2533 Views

AROUND TOWN

$3 million house raffled to help the homeless

Buy a raffle ticket, help the homeless -- and possibly win a $3 million house in Los Altos Hills. That's the pitch in a new...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by moi, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 2533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Channing House tutors give, gain knowledge, rewards

Twice each week, 20 children from East Palo Alto meet with Channing House seniors, ages 70 to 94, for one-on-one time, reading,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Loni Allen, on Oct 24, 2009 at 8:48 am | 2 comments | 2533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chronicling the dirty side of 'Techville'

The pioneering work of Silicon Valley on microprocessors, computers and circuits may have bestowed the region with abundant...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Ghost in the Machine, on Aug 31, 2016 at 4:53 pm | 5 comments | 2533 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why Alma Street is always 1/2 closed for construction

I drive to Alma Street many times a day, since I live on Kellogg Avenue, and very close to Alma. I drive 2 kids to Hoover...

Original post made by Alma Elementary school parent driver on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Feb 14, 2012 at 3:03 am | 10 comments | 2532 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Measure E, 'yes' outpaces 'no' in fundraising

The "Yes on Measure E" campaign outpaced the "No on Measure E" campaign in fundraising, according to campaign finance reports...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by Elaine Elbizri, on Nov 6, 2011 at 1:27 pm | 8 comments | 2532 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos fire causes $500,000 in damages

Santa Clara County firefighters have extinguished a one-alarm fire that caused an estimated $500,000 in damage to the garage...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Danielle, on Apr 5, 2012 at 12:20 am | 4 comments | 2532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report potential abuse, police say

Palo Alto Police Agent Dan Ryan held a sheaf of papers with Town Square postings. Friends of Heather Russell who said they...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on May 7, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 2 comments | 2532 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Time to recycle recycling?

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Original post made by Jane on Jun. 16, 2008
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Jun 18, 2008 at 9:45 am | 6 comments | 2531 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure N Will Reduce Library Operating Costs By $40 Million/Year and Will Save the City $1.2 Billion

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Original post made by Measure N Supporter on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by jimbo, on Oct 27, 2008 at 8:18 pm | 46 comments | 2531 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alert system merger launches Aug. 11

Palo Alto's Community Emergency Alerting and Notification System (CANS), which notifies residents and businesses during emergencies,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Patricia Robinson, on Aug 6, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 2531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo girls top unbeaten Paly in battle of best

==BI Wednesday's prep roundup== It was a battle between the No. 1 and 2 teams in the Central Coast Section. It was a...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Sherry, on Apr 1, 2010 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 2531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cubberley options to be presented tonight

The community is invited to discuss the future of Cubberley Community Center tonight, Thursday, March 14, at a joint meeting...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by What next?, on Mar 14, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 3 comments | 2531 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Inside the jury: anatomy of a murder verdict

It was just a quick look, but what Victor Moreno saw last Friday moved him greatly. Moreno, juror No. 6 in the trial of Otto...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Lorena Lopez, on Mar 25, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 3 comments | 2531 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's 1970 Rose Bowl team will be honored on Saturday

==BI Plunkett signs autographs Friday== It will be quite a show when Stanford plays host to Arizona on Saturday in a crucial...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Kirk, on Nov 4, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 2531 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Saudi religious police ban pet cats and dogs

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Original post made by Jane on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by Your Pussy My Mouse, on Aug 2, 2008 at 6:43 pm | 4 comments | 2531 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA woman pleads not guilty to murder charges

A 22-year-old East Palo Alto woman facing murder charges in connection with the April stabbing death of a San Francisco father...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mrs. Earby, on Nov 30, 2009 at 9:31 pm | 3 comments | 2531 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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