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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Morning fire scorches Team Clean in Menlo Park

Fire investigators are looking for possible causes of an early morning fire in a couple of tubs used to store mops at a commercial...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2249 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed rail slow down: Report rejected

The California High-Speed Rail Authority board Thursday (Dec. 3) rescinded its approval of an environmental impact report...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Dec 8, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 21 comments | 2893 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

PASSING NOTES ... What do naughty students, furtive lovers and Palo Alto land developers have in common? They all love the...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by K-Mart, on Dec 8, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 1888 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill-De Anza Community College District names new chancellor

Linda Thor, president of Rio Salado College in Tempe, Ariz., will become chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3037 Views

SPORTS

PASA girls swim off with an historic achievement

Some of the top swimmers in America, and the world, were on hand for the 2009 AT&T Short Course National Championships over...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by cslewis, on Dec 8, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 3032 Views

AROUND TOWN

JJ&F development seeks final approval tonight

A controversial proposal to build close to 40,000 square feet of office space next to a rebuilt JJ&F Food Store in Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Hypocrisy, on Dec 8, 2009 at 9:03 am | 10 comments | 2136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Winter advisory issued as snow falls

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the East Bay Hills, Santa Cruz Mountains and Diablo...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 7, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 7 comments | 2053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

White As Snow

It's raining, the cold, nasty rain of early December in Dublin, the worst time of year, too cold to be outside, but too warm...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Bobert, on Dec 7, 2009 at 9:14 pm | 4 comments | 2257 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin Speech Contest Awards for Kids

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Original post made by parent on May. 4, 2007
Last comment by Wil Sinclair, on Dec 7, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 12 comments | 6700 Views

SPORTS

Local prep grads help Princeton to third place in NCAA water polo

On a day when USC edged UCLA, 7-6, in the championship match of the men's NCAA Water Polo Championships, host Princeton perhaps...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by DA, on Dec 7, 2009 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 2326 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Budget manager' who missed huge gap is gone

Palo Alto is completely revamping its budgeting process and looking for a new budget manager after a staff error caused the...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by the Watcher, on Dec 7, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 62 comments | 8016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trader Joe's opens at Town and Country Friday

Trader Joe's will open its newest location in Town and Country Village in Palo Alto on Friday (Dec. 4), after years of lobbying...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Dec 7, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 54 comments | 5049 Views

RESTAURANTS

As kosher as it gets

Many restaurants struggle to stand out from the crowd. Not a problem for The Kitchen Table, celebrating six months of strictly...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by student, on Dec 7, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 31866 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Recendes to stand trial for 2002 rape, beating

A gold necklace and a single hair are enough evidence to try Roberto Recendes for allegedly beating and raping a 94-year-old...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Dec 7, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 6 comments | 2366 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Woodside coach faces prison

Guy Delmar Hayman, former coach of the Woodside High School girls varsity basketball team, pleaded no contest Tuesday to...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by , on Dec 7, 2009 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 2559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Post Thanksgiving Blues and kids

My middle and high schoolers, like most of us, have just had a wonderful 5 day break, lots of fun, few restrictions and no...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Another Mom, on Dec 7, 2009 at 5:59 am | 11 comments | 2726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rain expected to drench Bay Area next week

Wet weather will hit the San Francisco Bay Area for most of next week, a National Weather Service forecaster said today. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by STOOL, on Dec 7, 2009 at 3:20 am | 14 comments | 2263 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man shot in East Palo Alto

A 30-year-old Menlo Park man was wounded in a shooting in East Palo Alto Monday night, police said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Mr Fischer, on Dec 6, 2009 at 11:26 pm | 10 comments | 2797 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

TV premiere of Rick Walker story airing tonight

The national-television premiere of the documentary on the mistaken imprisonment for 12 years of Rick Walker of East Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Georgia Walker-Adams, on Dec 6, 2009 at 10:02 pm | 8 comments | 2648 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Woodside coach faces prison

Guy Delmar Hayman, former coach of the Woodside High School girls varsity basketball team, pleaded no contest Tuesday to...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2009
Last comment by Stacie, on Dec 6, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 1892 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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