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SPORTS

Boston Marathon is fastest ever with help from ex-Stanford standout Ryan Hall

Former Stanford All-American Ryan Hall helped make the 114th running of the Boston Marathon the fastest ever on Monday. While...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Joel, on Apr 20, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2614 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Alternatives to Palin

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Original post made by Can\'t Vote For McCain Now on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 4, 2008 at 11:01 am | 25 comments | 2614 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cloud computing is a trap, warns GNU founder Richard Stallman

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Original post made by tj on Sep. 30, 2008
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain Talks About Ayers

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Original post made by Peter S on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 12, 2008 at 1:27 am | 20 comments | 2614 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

One Decent Repub Out There (Hint: It's Not John McCain)

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Original post made by Will Wonders Never Cease? on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 12, 2008 at 1:20 am | 8 comments | 2614 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated according...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 12, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 23 comments | 2614 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zoning out

The now notorious "PC" zone allows developers to build projects bigger and denser than zoning allows, as long as the projects...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by kbgkbgnet, on Feb 27, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 10 comments | 2613 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace Centre rejection challenged

After being rebuffed by Palo Alto's planning commission last month, a developer is now taking his proposal for a block-wide,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Poor Mr Smailey, on May 19, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 5 comments | 2613 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey: Bay Area workers highest paid in 2009

Workers in the Bay Area were the highest paid on average in the nation last year, according to data released Friday (July...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Linn, on Jul 26, 2010 at 8:39 pm | 9 comments | 2613 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD middle school summer program

Does anyone has experience in PAUSD's middle school summer program? I am interested in the class "Learning Strategies in...

Original post made by Susan on Apr. 12, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New studio unveiled at Palo Alto Children's Theatre

The completion of a newly renovated dance studio in the Palo Alto Children's Theatre complex will provide more than 500 dance...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Sethro, on Nov 27, 2009 at 10:35 am | 3 comments | 2613 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student fends off attacker on campus

A 21-year-old Stanford student fended off an attacker Monday evening after attempting to bite him when he placed his hand...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Been there, try this, on Jan 7, 2011 at 5:21 am | 16 comments | 2613 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More chamber music for the Peninsula

While they're in the area this spring to play chamber-music concerts in San Francisco, several renowned musicians are also...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to consider plastic bag ban

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Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 3, 2008 at 8:53 am | 8 comments | 2612 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Valuing the neighborhood grocery store

The latest large development project to come under the microscope of the "Palo Alto Process" is the imaginative, seemingly...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by WH, on Jul 6, 2009 at 11:37 pm | 10 comments | 2612 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto birthday party ends in a death

A birthday party at the East Palo Alto Senior Center turned fatal late Saturday when one man was shot to death and another...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by Hopefull, on Feb 11, 2009 at 11:27 pm | 18 comments | 2612 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The Jones Family/Eppie's Daycare Fund (EPA plane crash)

According to the Mercury-News, a fund has been set up to help rebuild the home and day care center that were burned down...

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Feb 19, 2010 at 1:15 am | 1 comment | 2612 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pickup/Dropoff at Castro light rail Sunday mornings?

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Original post made by Driver on Jun. 8, 2008
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Arlen Specter will switch his party affiliation

At least he made an honest statement of why he switched----- “I have traveled the State, talked to Republican leaders...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by food for fhought, on May 6, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 59 comments | 2612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medvedev wants his own 'Siliconovaya Dolina'

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is touring Silicon Valley to see how its mix of technology, venture capital and innovation...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by jazzpr0, on Jun 23, 2010 at 7:13 pm | 4 comments | 2612 Views
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Affordable Housing: Complexities
By Douglas Moran | 12 comments | 1,488 views

Common Application's 2017-2018 Essay Prompts
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Checklist before baby arrives
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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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