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SPORTS

Stanford can't make it 19 straight over the Bruins in volleyball

For the sixth time this season, the Stanford women's volleyball team went to five sets before a match was decided. That's...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Weekly announces new online 'virtual edition'

A new enhanced digital version of the Palo Alto Weekly will now be available on Palo Alto Online. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Annie, on Nov 23, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 8 comments | 2927 Views

SPORTS

Dramatic finish goes against Stanford

Toby Gerhart rewrote the Stanford record books with his four-touchdown performance, but no one bothered to ask him about...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jim Tritt, on Nov 23, 2009 at 3:03 pm | 5 comments | 2620 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes expanding plastic-bag ban

Palo Alto's crusade against non-reusable bags is expected to spread far and wide next year, when the city plans to expand...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 23, 2009 at 1:38 pm | 33 comments | 3771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Ever Online Auction by Gunn High School

Please visit our online Auction running through December 9th supporting the Gunn Senior Class. There are many unique experiences...

Original post made by Yvonne Monroe on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 23, 2009 at 10:59 am | 1 comment | 2638 Views

AROUND TOWN

At long last, supermarket opens in East Palo Alto

The supermarket chain Mi Pueblo opened a 35,000-square-foot store in East Palo Alto last Saturday, filling a gaping shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 23, 2009 at 10:10 am | 24 comments | 3651 Views

SPORTS

Saturday's Big Game will be aired live at the United States Embassy in Toyko

Prison tennis, The Fall League and more Big Game parties are not confined to the Bay Area, California, or even the United...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 2446 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

should Palo Alto photograph all cars coming in to town?

The city of Tiburon is going to start photographing all cars entering town. The photos will be stored by the police for...

Original post made by tiburon on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by tiburon, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:36 am | 25 comments | 2290 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Derrick eyes another run of success at NCAAs

Stanford sophomore Chris Derrick figures to be pretty familiar with the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course at...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Edward Ahn, on Nov 23, 2009 at 5:09 am | 1 comment | 2917 Views

SPORTS

Paly's next volleyball win could be biggest ever

The Mitty girls' volleyball team is ranked No. 1 in the nation, with a 35-0 record. The Monarchs have won six straight Central...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Uh, right, on Nov 22, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 10 comments | 2941 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja's Zelinger a state winner in Heisman contest

When the application for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award became available earlier this school year, Castilleja senior...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by suepprsue, on Nov 22, 2009 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 2566 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys make CCS Division II water polo history

Sacred Heart Prep didn't win one invitational water polo title during the season. The SHP boys had two fifth-place finishes...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Nov 22, 2009 at 4:48 pm | 4 comments | 3257 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dog owners want more play space for pets

Palo Alto's dog owners Tuesday called on the city to change its leash law so their pets could run off-leash in parks and...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Michal Shalon, on Nov 22, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 76 comments | 3973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly hosts event for 'survivors of suicide loss'

Palo Alto High School will be a host site for the "National Survivors of Suicide Loss Day" Saturday starting at 9 a.m. The...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Nov 22, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 2434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Lytton Plaza: The right place, but is it the right name?

Next month construction fencing will come down in downtown Palo Alto and the much anticipated, renovated Lytton Plaza will...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 22, 2009 at 10:26 am | 9 comments | 3055 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Park planned for children with disabilities

Palo Alto's 34 parks are filled with children zooming down slides and swooping in wide arcs on swings. But 6-year-old Ava...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Olenka Villarreal, on Nov 21, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 5 comments | 2837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Paly student competes for Miss California as 'Miss Palo Alto'

Former Palo Alto High School student-body president Amy Rogg will be vying for the crown in this weekend's Miss California...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Midtowner, on Nov 21, 2009 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 3270 Views

SPORTS

Bells run over Paly in CCS football opener, 34-6

Palo Alto head coach Earl Hansen knew Bellarmine would run the ball when his Vikings took on the Bells in the first round...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Nov 21, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 2360 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park girl, 6, dies from hit-and-run

The 6-year-old Menlo Park girl injured in a hit-and-run "street racing" crash at the intersection of Willow Road and Bayfront...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by David, on Nov 21, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 49 comments | 3414 Views

SPORTS

There will be more at stake in Big Game than just the Axe

There have been stranger weeks leading up to the Big Game than this one, but it would be difficult to find. Stanford is favored...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Toby, on Nov 21, 2009 at 4:38 pm | 10 comments | 2818 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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