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SPORTS

Menlo boys make tennis history with a title

There was singing on the bus that carried the Menlo School boys' tennis team to and from dinner on Saturday night. The music,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 22, 2010 at 6:24 pm | 9 comments | 4370 Views

AROUND TOWN

more businesses being kicked out of downtown Palo Alto

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14705247 Anyone know what is really going on?...

Original post made by Sarah on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 22, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 9 comments | 2305 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area housing market remains slow

Despite a modest rise last month, Bay Area home sales continue to stagnate, according to the latest figures released Thursday...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Super, on Mar 22, 2010 at 4:25 pm | 10 comments | 2393 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer School at Palo Verde

Hi: I was thinking of enrolling my kid who is going to start kindergarten in 2010 in the summer program at Palo Verde. Does...

Original post made by Vianica on Mar. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

DEMISE OF DIDDAMS — OR NOT? ... One of Palo Alto's most established businesses, Diddams, the popular downtown toy and party...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 22, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 3917 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Calls to Eshoo mostly in favor of health overhaul

As President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders continued twisting arms for votes, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by R Wray, on Mar 22, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 72 comments | 3891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Time to Discard Tinsley

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Original post made by Resident on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by proud Tinsley participant, on Mar 22, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 54 comments | 7573 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Smoky fire on Byron Street related to dishwasher

A basement fire related to a kitchen dishwasher caused about $75,000 damage to a two-story house in the 1100 block of Byron...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Old Timer With Questions, on Mar 22, 2010 at 11:36 am | 6 comments | 2249 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA, Navy 'committed' to preserving Hangar One

In a meeting Thursday night, NASA and Navy officials said for the first time they are jointly "committed" to preserving historic...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 22, 2010 at 7:47 am | 12 comments | 2306 Views

AROUND TOWN

A haunting tale

Written by Lanford Wilson in the mid-1980s and currently in production at Dragon Theatre, "Burn This" is the story of four...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Theater fan, on Mar 21, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 2646 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to do outreach on recycling, 'privacy'

Palo Alto will conduct more outreach before drafting a new recycling ordinance, and address "privacy" concerns before considering...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by NOgreenpolice, on Mar 21, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 15 comments | 2491 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury finds Koloto guilty of first-degree murder

A Santa Clara County Superior Court jury has convicted a Gilroy man of first-degree murder in connection with the killing...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Elwood Blues, on Mar 21, 2010 at 12:31 pm | 11 comments | 2246 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jobs, Schwarzenegger campaign for organ donation

Speaking at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Friday morning, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger stumped for a different...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by 1984, on Mar 21, 2010 at 12:49 am | 12 comments | 3407 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women miss winning NCAA swim title by three points

Stanford women's swim coach Lea Maurer will be thinking about this one for some time. Why, she'll wonder, couldn't we score...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Almost NCAA champs., on Mar 20, 2010 at 8:46 pm | 1 comment | 2509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Patrol car windows smashed in East Palo Alto

The rear windows of two East Palo Alto police patrol cars were smashed over the weekend, a police spokesman said Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by in reply to Anon, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 8 comments | 1852 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Organic is not enough

Walk into almost any supermarket in America and you are guaranteed to be bombarded. Thousands of products, advertisements,...

Original post made by Jolene Kokroko on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:12 pm | 1 comment | 2246 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Don't Go Into the Bike Lane!

I was driving my car on University Avenue, near the 1700 block, heading toward the downtown area, when I encountered a car...

Original post made by Surprised Resident on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Page Mill, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:11 pm | 21 comments | 7648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does Palo Alto need three post-offices?

Further to this story about the US Postal service deficit http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/10/opinion/10wed1.html Does...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Fredia, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:08 pm | 24 comments | 2820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Resiliency Expert, Dr. Ken Ginsburg, coming to Palo Alto

Hi Everyone, Dr. Ginsburg is the great pediatrician/author/speaker, who was featured on a Palo Alto PTA Council/Challenge...

Original post made by Carrie Manley on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 20, 2010 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 2672 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-tech exec Harry Lewenstein, 83, dies

Harry Lewenstein, a retired electronics industry marketing executive, died Wednesday (Feb. 3), four days after his 83rd birthday....

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Retta from upstate NY, on Mar 20, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 15 comments | 2660 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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