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SPORTS

All-Americans help Stanford men reach the championship of the MPSF tournament

==BI Stanford roundup== On the day Stanford's Kawika Shoji and younger brother Erik Shoji repeated as first team picks...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Theresa, on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 2636 Views

SPORTS

Storen on his way to Triple-A Syrcause

==BI Women's basketball team to be feted== The Washington Nationals sent right-handed pitcher Drew Storen to Syracuse...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Texting??, on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Altans tackle high-speed-rail design

If you can't stop the high-speed-rail system, you might as well help design it. That's the position more than 80 Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by HSRforCali, on Apr 29, 2010 at 10:49 pm | 56 comments | 2992 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting teens 'connected' is topic of Sunday event

Finding ways to support local youth will be the topic Sunday at a public gathering organized by two members of the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Apr 29, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 3 comments | 2230 Views

AROUND TOWN

Davis up for New Orleans police superintendent

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis has been named one of three finalists for the job of New Orleans police superintendent,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by former NOLA resident, on Apr 29, 2010 at 5:33 pm | 3 comments | 2089 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

20-year-old shot to death in East Palo Alto

An East Palo Alto man was shot and killed Wednesday night, and police seek information about the killing. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by ttom h, on Apr 29, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 2164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warren Buffet responds to Peninsula mom

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by NoCommonSense, on Apr 29, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 25 comments | 3748 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pair to pedal electric bikes to Washington D.C.

Calling themselves "not very young and not very fit," a brother-sister team will depart from their childhood home in Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Micki, on Apr 29, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 5 comments | 2900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan Middle School expansion moves forward

Expansion of Jordan Middle School, including a new classroom building and an expanded cafetorium, were discussed by the Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 29, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 2422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford conservation plan comes up for review

Please attend the review meetings (dates and locations below) and submit your comments. Now that Stanford's proposed plan...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Packard Hospital CEO Chris Dawes named a PIA 'community hero'

Christopher Dawes, president and CEO of the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford, has been named a "community...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Congrats!, on Apr 29, 2010 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 2984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion spotted on Portola Valley deck

A mountain lion was spotted on the deck of a home in San Mateo County's Portola Valley area early Sunday morning, according...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Apr 29, 2010 at 11:11 am | 9 comments | 2379 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Celebration of life' for Tim Sullivan moved

A celebration of life for the Palo Alto youth who died in a skateboard accident last weekend has been moved to Gunn High...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2281 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto councilmen worried about bias in Fire Department study

When Palo Alto officials asked for an independent study of Fire Department staffing, they had no idea the analysis would...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Charles O Jones, on Apr 28, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 43 comments | 5324 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ravenswood to close Stanford charter school

In a stunning rebuke to Stanford University, the Ravenswood City School District Board of Trustees Thursday voted to shut...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 28, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 46 comments | 18138 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Electromagnetic Radiation Pollution from High Speed Rail?

This is just food for thought and I haven't done a lot of research into this area, but I am curious about the possibility...

Original post made by Susan Hong on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by SteveU, on Apr 28, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 10 comments | 5643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community colleges ask for computer equipment

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is seeking donations of used computer equipment for its Computer Donation...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Foothill Guy, on Apr 28, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 3 comments | 2343 Views

AROUND TOWN

County off air-quality report card's 'dirtiest' list

For the first time after being among the nation's 25 dirtiest counties for two years, Santa Clara County has improved in...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by public transit, on Apr 28, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 2478 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alma Plaza torn down

Alma Plaza is being demolished this week. Good riddance. But according to the Daily Post (which had a story and pictures...

Original post made by Sharpman on Apr. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castilleja students win $30K to design phone app

Four Castilleja School students have won $30,000 in venture capital to develop a new app for the Google Nexus One Phone. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Riann, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2588 Views
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
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Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
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Planning for College Tours
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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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