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AROUND TOWN

Suspects at large after Palo Alto robbery

Police are seeking witnesses to a strong-arm robbery that occurred last Wednesday afternoon in the northeast parking lot...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 17, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 2470 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks input on housing strategy

Palo Alto planners are inviting residents to a Tuesday workshop to discuss the city's housing needs and to help shape the...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Veteran is right, on Sep 8, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 11 comments | 2469 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Council makes wise decisions on land use

Last week the Palo Alto City Council reviewed a series of policy and program choices sent to them by the Citizen's Advisory...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by Retraction?, on Feb 12, 2017 at 4:20 pm | 27 comments | 2469 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police release sketch of 'interrupted burglar'

Palo Alto police have released a sketch and partial license plate number of a burglar who was interrupted in mid-burglary...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by PASTEVE, on Jun 15, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2469 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's O'Hara captures highest honor in women's soccer

Senior forward Kelley O'Hara became the first Stanford player in history to the win the Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jim Patrick, on Jan 11, 2010 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 2469 Views

SPORTS

Eric Byrnes is still having some fun swinging the bat

Eric Byrnes walked away from baseball, but not the game. While the Portola Valley resident no longer plays Major League Baseball,...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by j, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:42 am | 4 comments | 2469 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Third of Muslim students back killings

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Original post made by E PLURIBUS UNUM on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 28, 2008 at 7:28 am | 18 comments | 2469 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FBI: Justifiable homicides at highest in more than a decade

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Original post made by Sharon on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 16, 2008 at 8:07 pm | 10 comments | 2469 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mild quake shakes South Bay Sunday morning

The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.5. struck Sunday morning in the South...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bixby, on Mar 9, 2009 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 2469 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto 'health fair' to promote health reform

A "health reform" health fair will be held Saturday (June 27) in Palo Alto to promote national health-reform legislation,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Jun 20, 2009 at 10:17 am | 8 comments | 2469 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bloggers and Other Online Publishers Face Increasing Legal Threats

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Original post made by PAJD on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Sep 24, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 4 comments | 2468 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sherman Avenue development put on hold

A proposal for a new four-story mixed-use building at 385 Sherman Ave. is on hold after the Palo Alto Architectural Review...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Nov 24, 2009 at 12:27 am | 3 comments | 2468 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

2011: Looking back

Change, celebration and reflection marked the year in Palo Alto through the eyes of Palo Alto Weekly photographers. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 30, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 2468 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto has highest credit rating

Palo Alto is one of 8 California cities to receive the highest possible credit rating awards by Moody's Investors Services....

Original post made by Credit Rating on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by No Doubt About It, on Feb 3, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 2468 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Car accident on Webster and Forest

There was a nasty accident on Webster and Forest last night (2/13) Cadillac t-boned an Audi dragging it over 60 feet! Part...

Original post made by PAresident1 on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 4 comments | 2468 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New budget signals Palo Alto's economic turnaround

Palo Alto signaled its dramatic economic turnaround on Thursday night when it passed a budget that adds police officers,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 17, 2013 at 9:42 pm | 9 comments | 2468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly back to school night shows problems

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Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 13, 2008 at 4:46 am | 6 comments | 2468 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain seeks public's help in assault investigation

Caltrain Transit Police are asking for the public's help in an investigation into a robbery and assault that took place at...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Lisa, on Mar 15, 2011 at 11:27 am | 20 comments | 2468 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newt Gingrich accuses foreigners of manipulating the US Presidential election

Story in the New York Times: http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/04/12/gingrich-accuses-fox-news-of-bias Newt Gingrich,...

Original post made by newt on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by BBC is gr8, on Jun 9, 2012 at 9:42 am | 12 comments | 2468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Town: 'Three Angels'

Among friends, I'm known to share music I like. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10720...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by anne bergman, on Apr 13, 2009 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 2468 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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