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Buena Vista appraiser blasts council's direction, threatens to resign

An appraiser tasked by Palo Alto officials with recalculating how much assistance residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by to bill, on May 13, 2015 at 10:31 pm | 33 comments | 7163 Views

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Palo Alto 'Bike to Work Day' rolls out Thursday

Members of Palo Alto's community are expected to put on their bike helmets and put away their car keys on Thursday morning...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 14, 2015 at 8:32 am | 4 comments | 2403 Views

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Obama's new visa law opens the American door to Chinese buyers

In November, President Obama announced a new plan to further open the American door to the Chinese and predicted that this...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Kirk, on May 13, 2015 at 10:48 pm | 8 comments | 1635 Views

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Smash-and-grab burglars hit Bloomingdale's at Stanford Shopping Center

Palo Alto police are looking for four people who drove a stolen sports utility vehicle through the front glass doors of Bloomingdale's...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 16, 2015 at 7:59 am | 21 comments | 8332 Views

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Palo Alto man arrested for alleged threats

A Palo Alto man was arrested in Mountain View near the Safeway on San Antonio road last week after he threatened to harm...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Roger, on May 14, 2015 at 11:37 am | 3 comments | 4096 Views

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Benefit concert honors memory of Amelie Le Moullac

A benefit concert for children in Haiti and in memory of Menlo School graduate Amelie Le Moullac is set for 8 p.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2077 Views

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Man struck, killed by train at Atherton station

A man was struck and killed by a southbound train at about 12:53 p.m. today (May 17) at the Atherton station, according to...

Original post made on May. 17, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 18, 2015 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 958 Views

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Stanford set to roll out ambitious trail project

After more than two years of planning and designing, Stanford University is looking to break ground this month on an ambitious...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Stanford Employee, on May 21, 2015 at 9:45 am | 20 comments | 8801 Views

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Cautious route on Cal Ave chain store ban

The goal sounds simple: Protect California Avenue's quirky character and mom-and-pop shops from an influx of offices and...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on May 22, 2015 at 1:54 pm | 37 comments | 6511 Views

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Council redirects City Hall's proposed sign program

Is A,B,C really as easy as 1, 2, 3? When it comes to labeling the three levels of the City Hall underground parking garage,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on May 22, 2015 at 1:39 pm | 25 comments | 3238 Views

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Menlo girls, SHP and Paly boys win lacrosse titles

The final day of the 2015 high school lacrosse season was a busy one with four league championship matches being held. In...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3378 Views

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Stanford football gets commitment from top high school tackle

==BI College recruiting == Clark Yarbrough, one of the top offensive tackles in the nation according to several scouting...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2072 Views

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Palo Alto club soccer team falls in NorCal State Cup

==BI Of local note== The U18 Palo Alto Soccer Club team, PA 97B Blue, saw its season come to an end following a 3-2 loss...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Jun 2, 2015 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 2794 Views

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Stanford players take their shots at NCAA individual honors

While the team portion of the season is over for the Stanford men's and women's tennis teams, the Cardinal nonetheless will...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1765 Views

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Stanford lacrosse contingent invited to U.S. team tryouts

==BI Cardinal corner== Three Stanford lacrosse players and one assistant coach have been invited to the U.S. women's national...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1741 Views

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Next stop for track and field will be the CCS semifinals

The next step has been sprinted, run, thrown or jumped as local track and field athletes head into the Central Coast Section...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2805 Views

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Stanford lacrosse players earn All-American honors

Stanford juniors Lucy Dikeou and Adrienne Anderson were named All-Americans by the Intercollegiate Lacrosse Coaches Association...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
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CCS Open Division a comfortable draw for Palo Alto

==BI Baseball playoffs== The Central Coast Section Open Division playoffs can be a virtual mine field in any sport. In baseball,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
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Palo Alto woman scares off intruder during attempted home burglary

A burglar who posed as a construction worker and tried to enter a guest house in Midtown on Monday morning left empty handed...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on May 20, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 4503 Views

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Stanford fraternity loses housing indefinitely

Stanford University's Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity has lost its house indefinitely after a university investigation found...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, on May 22, 2015 at 2:55 pm | 24 comments | 10278 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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