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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for stealing lotto tickets

An assistant manager at a CVS pharmacy in Palo Alto who allegedly stole 268 packets of Scratchers lotto tickets worth $73,200...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by musical, on Apr 25, 2010 at 4:11 am | 4 comments | 2394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto offers holiday-lights trade

Palo Alto utilities customers can trade in their old holiday lights for a free string of new, energy-efficient LED bulbs....

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by cieboy, on Jan 3, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 5 comments | 2394 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP drops suit against ex-CEO Mark Hurd, won't block his move to Oracle

Smart move by HP--WSJ reports that HP BoD they are focusing on internal candidates as a replacement, while Hurd makes...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Mrs Sharon, on Sep 21, 2010 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 2394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ephemeral beauty

by Rebecca Wallace Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13622 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Tim Maloney, on Sep 24, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 4 comments | 2394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn building threatened by budget cuts

A planned, new industrial arts building at Gunn High School may be delayed because of cuts in the state budget, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 26, 2009 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 2393 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Bookless' textbook study launched at Foothill

A group of educators will meet at Foothill College this week to begin studying how to encourage widespread adoption of free...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 21, 2010 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 2393 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View pair missing in Los Padres forest

A search is underway today for a Mountain View couple who failed to return Sunday from a two-night camping and hiking trip...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by listenin' live, on Jun 22, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 7 comments | 2393 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bomb squad removes inert grenade in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police have confirmed that a hand grenade found near a Dumpster in the parking lot of a Palo Alto church Thursday...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 28, 2016 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 2393 Views

SPORTS

Let the college football season begin

The kid gloves are about to come off as the Stanford football team looks for a quick start to its season full of promise...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Sep 7, 2009 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 2393 Views

SPORTS

Report: Texas, Oklahoma schools will seek membership in the Pac-12

The Austin American-Statesman reported Sunday that Texas, Oklahoma, currently ranked first in the nation in football, Texas...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 19, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 2393 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Burdette advances in the U.S. Open

==I Stanford grad Klahn wins his opener== Stanford senior Mallory Burdette continues to steal the spotlight at the 2012...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 29, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 2393 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford student reported missing in Malaysia

A 22-year-old Stanford senior who has been traveling in Malaysia was reported missing by his parents, who have not heard...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by GladTheyFoundHim, on Aug 21, 2011 at 8:57 am | 4 comments | 2393 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA sitting on offer to save historic Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo is among those wondering why NASA headquarters is not responding to a proposal from Google's founders...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by NASA Ames is at risk, on Dec 16, 2011 at 6:36 pm | 11 comments | 2393 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rallies planned at Apple stores

Groups are expected to gather at Apple stores in the Bay Area Tuesday evening, Feb. 23, as part of worldwide rallies against...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Feb 24, 2016 at 1:17 pm | 6 comments | 2393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major new buildings at Paly, JLS get thumbs up

School board members Tuesday night applauded plans for a new, 600-seat theater at Palo Alto High School, saying their earlier...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by theatre fan, on Jun 3, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 7 comments | 2393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why cry for Miki's market

According to the daily post he owes $2.1m in debts to suppliers, landlord and Palo Alto utilities. However, for the first...

Original post made by Jonathan on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Sep 3, 2013 at 12:39 pm | 7 comments | 2393 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto residents urged to 'Spare the Air'

Bay Area residents should consider walking or biking instead of driving on Saturday because the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by sarlat, on May 15, 2009 at 7:50 pm | 2 comments | 2392 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford has record number of applicants

Stanford University has offered admission to 2,300 high school students from around the world -- just 7.2 percent of those...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by hey, danny, on Jun 7, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 9 comments | 2392 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parade today symbolizes hope in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto is expanding its annual celebration of National Night Out this year with a parade today from St. John's Church...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by peter hernandez, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 2392 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

man with 4 big guns arrested at Palo Alto VA hospital

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/06/04/BAFO180T56.DTL "Blair Dee Fredericks parked his van in the...

Original post made by Greg on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sue Dremann, staff writer, Palo Alto Weekly, on Jun 5, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 2 comments | 2392 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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