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SPORTS

Stanford: NCAA women's tennis champs!

The Stanford women's tennis team fulfilled its coaches' commitment to them, winning the national championship with an improbable...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Nick, on May 26, 2010 at 3:04 am | 1 comment | 2599 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford doctor looks at Iraqi medical care

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Original post made on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by me again, on Jul 11, 2008 at 1:27 pm | 5 comments | 2599 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why so many grouchy people?

Lately, around Silicon Valley, I have encountered outspoken, rude strangers and I have regretted biting my tongue. What is...

Original post made by Huh? on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Bag of Nuts?, on Nov 21, 2009 at 6:18 am | 42 comments | 2599 Views

AROUND TOWN

What caused the power outage in South Palo Alto

Hi -- does anyone know what caused the power outage in south palo alto tonight? It was out from roughly about 6:30 to 8:30....

Original post made by alex on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ask the city?, on Mar 22, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 2599 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Smart grid' could protect city from power outages

What Dexter Dawes, chairman of Palo Alto's Utilities Advisory Commission, now calls "chump change" could spiral into a project...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by JustMe, on May 11, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 10 comments | 2599 Views

AROUND TOWN

A&E Digest: New public art approved, Redwood City gets spruced up

Palo Alto's Public Art Commission approves new art installations for City Hall's King Plaza, Mountain View's Community School...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 28, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 6 comments | 2599 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure N Must Pass to Bring Library Up-To-Date and Able To Implement Modern Technology

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Original post made by Yes on N for our kids, schools and community on Oct. 5, 2008
Last comment by Close the Branches, on Oct 7, 2008 at 7:01 am | 11 comments | 2598 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Alcohol awareness Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10895 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 1, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 2 comments | 2598 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spending for school-bond campaign tops 90K

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Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by kenny, on Aug 21, 2008 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 2598 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The Professional Panhandling Plague

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Original post made by Observer on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by Second Ammendment, on Aug 25, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 2598 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner identifies man killed by Caltrain Monday

The San Mateo County coroner's office this morning identified a pedestrian who was hit and killed on Caltrain tracks Monday...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2598 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police nab serial robber

Palo Alto police arrested a man early this morning who may be responsible for five unsolved robberies in Palo Alto and several...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by ChrisC, on Apr 7, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 17 comments | 2598 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, Gunn tune up with volleyball titles

The Palo Alto and Gunn girls' volleyball teams are both coming off tournament titles on the weekend and will need to take...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by ysk, on Oct 9, 2009 at 12:30 am | 9 comments | 2598 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dems get set to muzzle the right

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Original post made by peter s on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Mike-Crescent Park, on Oct 21, 2008 at 12:09 pm | 30 comments | 2598 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto woman gets 15 years to life for high-speed-chase murder

An East Palo Alto woman has received 15 years to life in prison after a 2011 high-speed chase that led to the death of her...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Dec 18, 2014 at 10:19 am | 7 comments | 2598 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn sophomore: We don't have the answer, and that's OK

By now you have all heard that another student at Gunn committed suicide this week. Read the full guest opinion here...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Antonio, on Nov 18, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 13 comments | 2597 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wing returns to gymnastics program

Lindsay Wing represents the Stanford tradition of great women's gymnasts. She has the opportunity to help the Cardinal maintain...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2597 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fifth indecent exposure reported in Palo Alto

Another case of indecent exposure -- the fifth since Sept. 21 -- has been reported in Palo Alto. A man walked up to four...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by So What?, on Oct 16, 2010 at 8:29 am | 7 comments | 2597 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vehicle struck by express train in Menlo Park

A mother and daughter were transported to a hospital on Friday evening, April 13, after their Saab was struck by an express...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Apr 14, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 2597 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

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
There are no comments yet. 2597 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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