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Council nixes Faircourt's bid to ban two-story homes

A divisive proposal to ban two-story homes in an Eichler tract in the Palo Verde neighborhood fizzled on Tuesday night when...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 6, 2016 at 1:11 am | 5 comments | 2643 Views


Palo Alto all alone in first after impressive 42-0 victory

Friday's prep football This has been a season of firsts for the Palo Alto football team, which finds itself alone in first...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by ltk, on Oct 19, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 7 comments | 2643 Views


Venus Williams into third round; Nicole Gibbs ousted

==BI WTA Tour == The Championships at Wimbledon are getting ready to close out the first week of competition and seven Bank...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 1, 2016 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 2643 Views


Traffic advisory: expect delays during Palo Alto peace march Tuesday afternoon

Palo Alto police are expecting traffic delays downtown between noon and 6 p.m. when students from local high schools take...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 16, 2016 at 9:54 am | 16 comments | 2643 Views


Taking a hard look at the CEQA lawsuit against the CHSRA:

There are rumors about Palo Alto’s city council being split more or less 50/50 about filing an amicus brief to join the...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Mar. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2642 Views


Teen arrested in connection with EPA shooting


Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by Siosi Faupula, on Sep 16, 2008 at 7:16 am | 2 comments | 2642 Views


Vote for Jeff Rosen for district attorney

Santa Clara County District Attorney Dolores Carr has had nearly 3 1/2 years to prove she can effectively manage the sixth...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by dan, on May 11, 2010 at 6:45 pm | 1 comment | 2642 Views


Future Palo Alto housing: taller, smaller

In a radical departure from recent trends, Palo Alto officials endorsed a new vision for housing on Monday, July 9, that...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 11, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 2642 Views


Man versus squirrel

Throughout Palo Alto neighborhoods, produce pilferers are sneaking with increasing frequency, residents are reporting. Private...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 24, 2010 at 6:39 am | 8 comments | 2642 Views


City's plan update kick-off exposes varied visions


Original post made on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by The-Vision-Of-Nine-Is-Not-The-Vision-Of-Us-Al, on Jul 30, 2008 at 8:10 am | 4 comments | 2641 Views


Benest honored at his last council meeting


Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 14, 2008 at 8:51 pm | 3 comments | 2641 Views


What would Palo Alto be like if Stanford wasn't our neighbor?

Answer: Pretty boring! Maybe we'd see a people coming to the lovely Stanford Theater, but then, maybe the Stanford Theater...

Original post made by Sierra on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 29, 2010 at 11:58 pm | 4 comments | 2641 Views


The case for resilience

When a small aircraft crashed into a transmission tower near the Palo Alto Municipal Airport on the morning of Feb. 17, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2641 Views


Gym allocation policy to be considered tonight

How much should Palo Alto's scarce gym space be restricted to residents only? Recreation leaders will consider such questions...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by My 2¢, on Jul 1, 2009 at 1:37 am | 8 comments | 2641 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 | 2641 Views


Ex Portola Valley supe pleads not guilty of embezzling funds

Tim Hanretty pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to six counts of embezzlement from the Portola Valley School District, charges...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Cid Young, on Jun 22, 2012 at 9:45 am | 3 comments | 2641 Views


One or more shots fired at person on Abelia Way in East Palo Alto

A gunfire detector recorded three to four shots fired late Monday in East Palo Alto with at least one meant to hit a person,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
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Huestis chooses Stanford over Harvard

The news surrounding the Stanford men's basketball team turned positive Thursday when it was learned the Cardinal received...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Juan Pardelll, on Oct 30, 2009 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2641 Views


Stanford football: Las Vegas or Emerald Bowl are likely

It is time for the weekly briefing on where the Stanford football team may wind up this bowl season, and should the Pac-10...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by dcelesti, on Dec 5, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 4 comments | 2641 Views


Stanford's Smit shatters two world swim records

Julia Smit of the United States set the short-course world record in the women's 200-meter individual medley on Saturday,...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2009
Last comment by michaelapujals, on Dec 26, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 1 comment | 2641 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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