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M-A on eBay: Online Auction for Menlo-Atherton is a true "Fun-Raiser"

Menlo-Atherton’s Foundation for the Future is holding its second “M-A on eBay” auction March 22-29th. Up for bid are...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Feb. 27, 2009
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Palo Alto to amp up recruitment for commissions

Serving on a citizen commission in Palo Alto may look to an outsider like a thankless labor of love, full of wonky public...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 12, 2013 at 8:20 am | 23 comments | 2607 Views


Arastradero Preserve eyed for tree influx

When it comes to trees, the golf course's loss may be Arastradero Preserve's gain. As Palo Alto looks for ways to mitigate...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 26, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 8 comments | 2607 Views


'Origami Club' unfolds at College Terrace Library

Maya Homan sat at a folding table outside the College Terrace Library turning a colorful square of paper into a boat. With...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2011
Last comment by Zoe, on Aug 20, 2011 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 2607 Views


Sex crime suspect linked to multiple cases

The 70-year-old San Jose man arrested earlier this month for allegedly sexually harassing a pair of young girls at Walmart...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Pearl, on Sep 18, 2013 at 10:30 pm | 3 comments | 2607 Views


Man lying down on University Avenue hit by truck

A bread truck hit a man who was lying in the middle of University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto at 2:29 a.m. Wednesday morning,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 5, 2010 at 9:59 am | 12 comments | 2607 Views


Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15s win NorCal State Tournament

For the second straight year, the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars are headed to the Pacific Southwest Regional...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Theresa, on Jul 31, 2009 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 2607 Views


Stanford men suffer soccer upset in season opener at Vermont

==BI Soccer wrap== Stanford sophomore Adam Jahn scored the first goal of the season in the 17th minute, but the 13th-ranked...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Eric B, on Sep 3, 2010 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 2607 Views


How waterboarding protected us, specifically I have argued many times about how waterboarding is effective....

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 27, 2009 at 9:27 pm | 68 comments | 2607 Views


GOP candidate discusses Wealth Inequity ala the Occupy protesters - uses socialist argument

Who uttered this socialist rant, worthy of being broadcast during a Occupy Wall Street General Assembly? “Is capitalism...

Original post made by Janet Marks on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by dd, on May 1, 2012 at 9:58 am | 31 comments | 2607 Views


Digital Cable TV


Original post made by nat on Jun. 12, 2008
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Electric Vehicle Rally at Paly HS


Original post made by Left of Boom on Sep. 7, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 8, 2008 at 2:46 am | 7 comments | 2607 Views


May Fete rolls through Palo Alto

Revelers and parade-marchers alike flocked to downtown Palo Alto, Saturday, May 4, to cheer on and participate in the 91st...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 6, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 2607 Views


Palo Alto website to get facelift -- or makeover

Palo Alto's official website -- a longstanding object of confusion, anger and ridicule in a city that likes to flaunt its...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on May 22, 2009 at 10:14 am | 16 comments | 2606 Views


City employees exhorbitant salaries need to be cut down

City of Palo Alto 2009 gross salary data was recently published I...

Original post made by Shocked on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by lifetime jobs?, on Apr 4, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 11 comments | 2606 Views


Palo Alto residents not sold on local rail station

High-speed rail officials seeking to gauge Palo Alto's interest in a local rail station received an unambiguous message from...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 10, 2010 at 10:47 am | 27 comments | 2606 Views


November tax measure unlikely in Palo Alto

Citing tight deadlines and insufficient outreach, Palo Alto officials are backing away from an earlier proposal to put a...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on May 3, 2012 at 9:30 am | 14 comments | 2606 Views


SI Middle School Situation


Original post made by Paly Parent on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 10, 2008 at 7:53 pm | 3 comments | 2606 Views


Pipe-wielding teens fight with Palo Alto police

Two 16-year-old boys brandishing large plastic pipes threatened to "beat up" a construction worker on University Avenue Saturday...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 11, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 51 comments | 2606 Views


Largest-ever bulimia study seeks participants

The largest study in the nation of adolescents with bulimia nervosa is seeking volunteers at Stanford. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by debnorth, on Apr 18, 2010 at 10:53 pm | 4 comments | 2606 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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