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SPORTS

SHP boys fall out of sole possession of first in WBAL race

==BI Friday's prep basketball== The West Bay Athletic League basketball race is all tied up and the Sacred Heart Prep boys...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by Fred Lansing, on Feb 7, 2016 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 1096 Views

AROUND TOWN

They are in a play!

Parents, children's literature fans, and well-read local kids are likely familiar with the work of Mo Willems. His style...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Gaston Olvera, on Feb 5, 2016 at 10:09 pm | 1 comment | 5815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teacher salaries compared statewide

The average public school teacher in Palo Alto earns somewhere in the middle -- not the highest, not the lowest -- compared...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Another teacher, on Feb 5, 2016 at 10:03 pm | 32 comments | 19192 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rate increases projected for Palo Alto utilities

After a few years of holding steady, Palo Alto's utility bills are about to embark on an upward climb. According to the most...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Sunshine, on Feb 5, 2016 at 6:14 pm | 32 comments | 7263 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic drives 2016 priorities in Palo Alto

No one disputes the idea that traffic congestion is one of Palo Alto's most urgent and mystifying priorities. But as the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 5, 2016 at 4:09 pm | 49 comments | 7135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Get the romance going at Gallery 9

Los Altos Gallery 9 is showcasing different artwork by 30 local artists, focusing on the symbolic meaning of the color red...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Decorating for the Lunar New Year

To more than 9,000 Palo Alto residents of Chinese descent, February can be as festive as December. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Ex-Cupertinian, on Feb 5, 2016 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 7599 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

One dead from downtown police shooting

Palo Alto police: An officer-involved incident near downtown is in progress near downtown tonight. No officers have been...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2015
Last comment by an insider, on Feb 5, 2016 at 11:18 am | 144 comments | 28255 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Drones prohibited over Super Bowl airspace

With the long-awaited Super Bowl 50 fast approaching, the Federal Aviation Administration is reminding Bay Area residents...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Be Positive, on Feb 5, 2016 at 9:54 am | 14 comments | 4099 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Unemployment higher for men than women who grow up poor

Article states, among many interesting items, "Among its key findings: boys from families in the bottom quintile of the income...

Original post made by Mike on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 5, 2016 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>ROSE CARE SERIES ...</B> Learn how to care for roses year-round with Filoli's Rose Care Series, which starts on <B>Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 4047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Earthquake warning prototype discussed at White House summit

A White House summit on earthquake preparedness Tuesday included an extensive discussion of a new early warning system that...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Feb 4, 2016 at 10:48 pm | 3 comments | 2990 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yelp not moving into Palo Alto's College Terrace Centre

Long construction delays pushed review website Yelp to vacate its lease at College Terrace Centre in Palo Alto, a Yelp spokesman...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Ahem, on Feb 4, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 9 comments | 4825 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Emergency law targets medical marijuana

In a liberal city that gave rise to Jerry Garcia and that embraces all things green, medical marijuana remains a glaring...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by @ online name, on Feb 4, 2016 at 6:35 pm | 59 comments | 5867 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council expands downtown residential parking restrictions

With more Palo Alto residents clamoring for parking restrictions that would keep commuters off their neighborhood streets,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Kevin Ohlson, on Feb 4, 2016 at 5:00 pm | 25 comments | 5488 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neuroscience pioneer tapped to lead Stanford

After six months and thousands of hours reviewing prospective candidates for a successor to Stanford University President...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 792 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Disappearing posts again

Can Weekl please put a notification button at every thread ro notify that posts are not posting, or are disappearing? Several...

Original post made by Poster on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Feb 4, 2016 at 1:31 pm | 6 comments | 465 Views

AROUND TOWN

AAA offering free tows to those who drink during Super Bowl

Bay Area Super Bowl fans who choose to drink Sunday at the Super Bowl and at Super Bowl parties can get a free tow home through...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by Ed P., on Feb 4, 2016 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 2296 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Parents start local mental-health support group

A group of parents who saw a need for a locally based, ongoing group to support other parents concerned about the mental...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Feb 3, 2016 at 7:33 pm | 1 comment | 2819 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man found guilty in 2013 shooting of YMCA coach

An East Palo Alto man was found guilty Monday of shooting and injuring a YMCA wellness coach as he was walking home from...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by juror , on Feb 3, 2016 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 2252 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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