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AROUND TOWN

Stanford freshmen by the numbers

Nearly 1,800 freshmen and 31 transfer students will be welcomed at Stanford University Tuesday, Sept. 18. The new students...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by observing the observer, on Sep 18, 2012 at 10:35 am | 5 comments | 2631 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Newcomer takes funding lead in Assembly race

A venture capitalist from Menlo Park has surged past two political veterans in the race for campaign fundraising, all but...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by PJ, on Feb 3, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 10 comments | 2630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County approves contract for teen inpatient unit, but still looking for more

Santa Clara County teenagers in mental-health crisis can now access inpatient hospital beds within the county's borders at...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by fcservices, on Feb 9, 2017 at 1:26 pm | 5 comments | 2630 Views

SPORTS

A lot on the line for Palo Alto-Los Gatos football showdown

Palo Alto has a history with Los Gatos when it comes to football and, for the Vikings, it's not a very good one. In the teams'...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Response to Junior, on Oct 29, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 2 comments | 2630 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks advance to championship game

Bryan Beres smacked a grand slam and drove in six runs to power the Palo Alto Oaks to a 10-0 baseball victory over the Pasadena...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Oaks fan, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2630 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

2 lawmakers say computers hacked by Chinese

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Original post made by Jane on Jun. 11, 2008
Last comment by ng, on Jun 11, 2008 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 2630 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palin Using Her Kids For Cheap PhotoOps

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Original post made by Alice in Wonderland on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by Yeah, i can believe it, on Sep 3, 2008 at 9:53 pm | 12 comments | 2630 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Coming clean

About 40 employees of SurveyMonkey, a Palo Alto tech firm that offers online surveys, grew mustaches in November, only to...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by annon, on Dec 1, 2012 at 6:38 am | 9 comments | 2630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Breaking Rumors: Moffett Field being put up for sale / NASA Ames closing

From a very reliable source out of Washington D.C., I hear that NASA is now planning to put Moffett Field up for sale and...

Original post made by Fly on the wall on Oct. 16, 2011
Last comment by Top Gear fan, on Oct 20, 2011 at 11:32 am | 23 comments | 2630 Views

AROUND TOWN

For the Greater Good or The Last Election – The San Francisco Mime Troupe Comes to Mitchell Park, Palo Alto

Over fifty years ago the founding director R.G. Davis began a tradition of free theatrical performances in parks that lives...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Carol Brouillet, on Aug 24, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 2630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council backs new roadmap for Project Safety Net

Project Safety Net, a Palo Alto coalition formed in 2009 in response to a cluster of teenager suicides, will have a new leader,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by School Bell California, on Jun 17, 2015 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 2630 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 2629 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Images from Palo Alto's Quakeville campout/drill

Palo Altans camping out at Quakeville, Palo Alto's simulated earthquake reaction this weekend, found themselves engaged in...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 14, 2010 at 12:20 am | 2 comments | 2629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Make finals optional this spring

Hello Palo Alto onliners, Much has been said about kids and parents obsessing about grades. Well, many kids are happy...

Original post made by Kids need options on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Apr 17, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 32 comments | 2629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The School District is Restricting Student Course Choices

For years, science-loving students in Palo Alto have been able to take multiple science courses sophomore year, taking both...

Original post made by Concerned Student on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Wants to Double , on May 7, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 46 comments | 2629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: School district to host special-ed 'listening tours'

To solicit further public input on its special education services and a recent report evaluating them, the Palo Alto school...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Get Real, on Jan 18, 2017 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 2629 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 | 2629 Views

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 | 2629 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Shocking Sarah's days are numbered"

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Original post made by Bookies Know Best! on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 2, 2008 at 7:41 pm | 21 comments | 2629 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Eshoo to speak at 'Community Action Rally' Saturday

The day after the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, a "Community Action Rally" will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by KK, on Jan 23, 2017 at 6:02 pm | 6 comments | 2629 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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