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SPORTS

Palo Alto baseball moves back into a tie for first place

Wednesday's prep roundup The SCVAL De Anza Division baseball race is all tied up again, thanks to Palo Alto's 4-0 triumph...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Apr 14, 2016 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 1675 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto workers to get raises in new contracts

After years of relatively flat wages, Palo Alto's police officers, firefighters and the nearly 600 workers represented by...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by Cal, on Apr 13, 2016 at 8:36 pm | 16 comments | 4281 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former social worker sentenced to nine years for child sex abuse

A former San Mateo County social worker who oversaw the cases of East Palo Alto children was sentenced to nine years in prison...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by Breach of Trust, on Apr 13, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 2900 Views

SPORTS

Big inning sparks big baseball victory over the Spartans

Matt Winaker and Jack Klein each drove in a pair of runs and the Stanford baseball team beat visiting San Jose State, 10-0,...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by CoachFromAnotherTown, on Apr 13, 2016 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1165 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sheriff's Office seeks public's help in finding missing Portola Valley man

The San Mateo County Sheriff's office is seeking the public's assistance in locating a Portola Valley man who was last seen...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by mutti, on Apr 13, 2016 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 3301 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ShopTalk: The Clement opens, Paris Baguette booms

In this week's retail news in Palo Alto: Opulent boutique hotel The Clement opens, and downtown bakery Paris Baguette finds...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2016
Last comment by Huh?, on Apr 12, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 12 comments | 5640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senior unassisted living: home maintenance and the compost bin

My son has just threatened to write my unflattering obit--Death by Compost Bin--because such a disaster almost came true....

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by Symathetic, on Apr 12, 2016 at 4:18 pm | 22 comments | 5257 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, Mountain View eye new agreement on recycled water

Thirsty for new recycled-water projects, Palo Alto, Mountain View and other Peninsula cities are rethinking old partnerships,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by Been There, on Apr 12, 2016 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 2705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Shinola, b8ta open in Palo Alto

Luxury watch retailer Shinola and East Coast-based salad chain Sweetgreen move in to downtown Palo Alto, as does the hands-on...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2015
Last comment by Linda, on Apr 12, 2016 at 1:48 pm | 20 comments | 16759 Views

BOOKS

Police: Man exposes himself to girl at Palo Alto school

Palo Alto police are looking for a man they said exposed himself to a 7-year-old girl playing at an elementary school during...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by danielle, on Apr 12, 2016 at 1:22 pm | 6 comments | 3797 Views

MOVIES

Wilson overtakes Rodgers to earn blue letter jacket

Hours before The Masters champion was cloaked with a green blazer, Cameron Wilson donned the blue letter jacket awarded to...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Claim against Palo Alto filed in police shooting

Oakland-based civil-rights law firm Haddad & Sherwin has filed a claim for unspecified monetary damages on behalf of William...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by TEG, on Apr 11, 2016 at 10:25 pm | 12 comments | 3792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Any Alternatives to the "New" KGO Talk Radio Format?

I ask this because I think the "new" KGO format without the local personalities is truly horrible. It's like a bland repeating...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 11, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 27 comments | 3066 Views

SPORTS

Menlo grad Price runs second-fastest 400 in Duke history

==BI Of local note== After setting school records the previous weeks in the 100 and 200 meters, Duke sophomore Maddy Price...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by One More, on Apr 11, 2016 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 1375 Views

SPORTS

Chryst, Burns lead Cardinal offense to victory in Spring game

Playing in front of a capacity crowd under overcast skies at Cagan Stadium, the offense (Cardinal) overcame a slow start...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by NDS, on Apr 11, 2016 at 9:48 am | 2 comments | 1437 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police seeking East Palo Alto shooting suspect

An East Palo Alto man is died after police said he was shot outside an apartment complex at about 10:12 p.m. on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2015
Last comment by Mrs. Jack , on Apr 10, 2016 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 6565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garden Tips: The need for design

How do we come up with design ideas? All gardens but those tied by history or notable designers face re-design at some point....

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jessyca Frederick, on Apr 10, 2016 at 8:04 am | 1 comment | 1917 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park pastor's life celebrated by multitudes at service

"We are perplexed but we are not in despair," said Apostle Ross Garrison Jr. of Oakland at a Feb. 25 memorial service for...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2016
Last comment by Estella Henderson, on Apr 9, 2016 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 3438 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford's Redwood City campus moves closer to reality

The Stanford University Board of Trustees gave its blessing this week to the university's first significant expansion outside...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by Public neighborhood access, on Apr 9, 2016 at 10:07 am | 13 comments | 8057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan to rebuild Hotel Parmani faces zoning hurdle

Located at the doorstep of the sprawling and bustling Stanford Research Park, the two-story Hotel Parmani keeps a decidedly...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 9, 2016 at 9:01 am | 32 comments | 4864 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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