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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dramatic final arguments in Alvarez trial

The death of East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May comes down to bad choices made by both the officer and defendant Alberto...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Nov 30, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 24 comments | 2413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kevin Skelly is 'taking these matters seriously'

"I am taking these matters seriously," Palo Alto schools Superintendent Kevin Skelly told the Weekly Friday relating to allegations...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Nov 30, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 43 comments | 2999 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Panhandler's fight of 'sit-lie' ban continues

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Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by J.D., on Nov 30, 2009 at 10:17 pm | 77 comments | 4034 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 | 2589 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DUI arrests up over Thanksgiving weekend

The number of Bay Area drivers the California Highway Patrol arrested for being under the influence during the Thanksgiving...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by MADD, on Nov 30, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 6 comments | 2255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Early summer camp registration

Palo Alto has moved up summer camp registration from the traditional March to January. I don't know about you, but for me,...

Original post made by parent of three on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on Nov 30, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1909 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Bowl Demolition Hearing and Vote on December 14th!

Hi you all, Well, here we are ... the final vote on the Palo Alto Bowl! I urge you to please please "please" come on out...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 30, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 14 comments | 1852 Views

AROUND TOWN

do hairdressers have specialities?

I'm a 63 year old woman who has always had baby fine hair, and now it is even thinner and finer. Do hairdressers ever specialize...

Original post made by thinning hair on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by GW, on Nov 30, 2009 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 2173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thankfulness

I wish everyone (YOU!) a very, very Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving! I am thankful that I grew up here in Palo Alto during...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Andrew L. Freedman, on Nov 30, 2009 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 1891 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to lose community-outreach police services

The first chop of the budget ax fell last Friday when longtime Community Outreach Officer Susie Ord announced the near-certain...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Another Possibility, on Nov 29, 2009 at 7:43 pm | 17 comments | 2857 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

WE WANT UNCLE BEAR BACK ... Castilleja School students and alumnae have raised a chorus of protest over the unexplained...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 29, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 3 comments | 4154 Views

SPORTS

Stanford wins its eighth football game

Stanford senior offensive guard Chris Marinelli is the leader of the 'Tunnel Union Workers,' an apt allegory for the folks...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by hindsight, on Nov 29, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 5 comments | 2383 Views

SPORTS

Klineman helps Stanford climb back from the brink of defeat

Stanford rallied to beat the Bears, 23-25, 18-25, 25-23, 25-20, 15-4, in a grueling 2:30 match that defined description....

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by tnp101, on Nov 28, 2009 at 4:09 pm | 2 comments | 2168 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alvarez guilty -- first-degree murder

Alberto Alvarez has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2006 killing of East Palo Alto police officer Richard...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by jocko, on Nov 28, 2009 at 4:02 pm | 24 comments | 2584 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man beaten, robbed at Mountain View 7-Eleven

Police say a 40-year-old Mountain View man was beaten and robbed by four attackers in a 7-Eleven parking lot Sunday evening. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Nov 28, 2009 at 3:34 pm | 12 comments | 2265 Views

SPORTS

O'Hara, Stanford earns spot in the College Cup

Kelley O'Hara became the nation's leading goal scorer on Friday night, scoring twice in helping the Stanford women's soccer...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by Soccer mom, on Nov 28, 2009 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 2556 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football hopes it'll be its Luck, not the Irish's

The Big Game loss took a little longer to shake but when it came time to begin preparations for Notre Dame, the Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sandy Bear, on Nov 28, 2009 at 8:59 am | 3 comments | 2674 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Train hits car in Palo Alto -- no injuries

A Caltrain clipped a car at Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto shortly after 6 p.m. today, but no injuries were reported, according...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by train rider, on Nov 27, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 20 comments | 2390 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto fights downtown vacancies

Seeking to save downtown Palo Alto from a spreading rash of vacancy signs, city officials have tweaked the zoning rules to...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Giovanni, on Nov 27, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 30 comments | 3789 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New studio unveiled at Palo Alto Children's Theatre

The completion of a newly renovated dance studio in the Palo Alto Children's Theatre complex will provide more than 500 dance...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Sethro, on Nov 27, 2009 at 10:35 am | 3 comments | 2699 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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