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Wrong-way driver involved in fatal, early-morning crash

One man was killed after a wrong-way driver headed north on southbound Interstate Highway 280 early this morning near Los...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by member, on Nov 14, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 17 comments | 9547 Views

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<B><B>ONCE A VIKING, NOW A DODGER ... </B><B>Palo Alto High School</B> graduate and baseball standout <B>Joc Pederson</B>...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 11, 2014 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 1237 Views

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Vi seniors take case to federal court

More than 40 seniors mobilized in the U.S. District Court in San Jose this week to show their displeasure with how the parent...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Sep 23, 2014 at 8:10 am | 6 comments | 5838 Views

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Candidates for Palo Alto school board debate the issues

In their first debate of the fall campaign season, the five candidates vying for two seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Parent too, on Sep 13, 2014 at 7:57 pm | 90 comments | 8210 Views

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A Festival of Fall Arts

Fall is here, and as all art lovers know, that means a fresh new arts season is upon us. In the following pages, you'll find...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Sep 12, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 4946 Views

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Making music, changing lives

What makes Bodhi Tree Concerts North truly different is its mission: to use music as a catalyst for social change. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2014
Last comment by Elsa Schafer, on Sep 13, 2014 at 12:09 am | 1 comment | 2053 Views

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Portola Valley theater company snags heavy-hitter as artist-in-residence

When the San Jose Repertory Theatre went under earlier this year, it left the regional theater community in dismay. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 15, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 1822 Views

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Sacred Heart Prep adjusts enough to beat Riordan, remains undefeated

==BI Friday prep football== Sacred Heart Prep is a run-first football team and Riordan knew that coming into their nonleague...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 17, 2014 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1937 Views

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Developer proposes 30 homes for Maybell Avenue

The new owner of the Maybell Avenue site at the heart of last year's citizen referendum in Palo Alto is proposing a housing...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Local, on Sep 28, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 62 comments | 10073 Views

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Gunn grad takes a hard look at football in latest book

Gunn High School English teacher Tim Farrell had a way with words that resonated with Steve Almond, one of his students in...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Matt, on Sep 18, 2014 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 1571 Views

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Cell tower on verge of approval for Little League field

It took many extra innings, but Verizon Wireless is now poised to score the winning run in its long and controversial effort...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Slow Down, on Sep 28, 2015 at 11:29 am | 31 comments | 6218 Views

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From R.I.P. to 'Live in Peace'

With its burgundy walls, Persian rugs, faux-leather seating and black cocktail tables, the basement of the single-story dwelling...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by revdreileen, on Sep 22, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 7 comments | 7613 Views

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iPhone 6 debut draws large crowd to Palo Alto store

The new Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus went on sale across the country on Friday, Sept. 19, with hundreds of people braving long...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 18 comments | 3133 Views

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Stanford unveils the Anderson Collection

This Sunday, September 21, Stanford University will host a grand opening for the Anderson Collection, a new museum of Modern...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of Henzau, on Sep 23, 2014 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 4652 Views

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Shop Talk: Business openings, closings and more

New snack shop opens at Stanford Mall, Elements Massage comes to Edgewood and Coupa Cafe hosts an evening devoted to women's...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 3085 Views

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A&E Digest

The Cantor Arts Center expands its hours, the City of Palo Alto announces the relaunch of its artists in residence program,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 1927 Views

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Pair arrested in Palo Alto for allegedly stealing mail

A traffic stop on Tuesday morning led to the arrest of two probationers in possession of mail stolen from several Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by rick, on Sep 25, 2014 at 3:45 am | 4 comments | 4525 Views

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Two found dead in possible gas leak in Mountain View

What started out as an investigation into the source of a possible gas leak took a dark turn, as two bodies were found in...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Sad, on Sep 25, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 7 comments | 5221 Views

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Report: Silicon Valley income gap continues to widen

Silicon Valley incomes have increased for the second straight year after a three-year downward trend, according to a report...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by David V, on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 41 comments | 8796 Views

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Transplant survivor is flying high

Jennifer Julian sat in the flight simulator's cockpit and soared through the clouds. Before her, the large computer screen...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by PAA noise, on Sep 29, 2014 at 12:13 am | 4 comments | 6572 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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