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SPORTS

Stanford survives, but AP Top 25 poll is not impressed

Survival. That's how you win football games on the road in the rain when seemingly everything is stacked against you. There...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Nov 1, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 1 comment | 2573 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Calling for equality by candlelight

People opposed to the passage of Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage in California, gather for a candlelight vigil...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by No on 8, on Nov 14, 2008 at 6:33 am | 38 comments | 2573 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Stanford professor Steven Chu named energy secretary

President-elect Barack Obama has nominated Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Director Steven Chu to serve as Secretary of Energy,...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 19, 2008 at 5:36 pm | 9 comments | 2573 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Race Cowards? In Academia, Certainly

From todays Investment Business Daily---http://www.ibdeditorials.com/IBDArticles.aspx?id=320283863033633 "Attorney General...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by samuel, on Feb 27, 2009 at 2:17 pm | 22 comments | 2573 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 | 2573 Views

AROUND TOWN

Henna workshop headed for Palo Alto Main Library Saturday

Palo Alto Main Library will become a venue for artistic expression on Saturday, Feb. 7, when the library hosts a henna workshop...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Feb 5, 2009 at 10:11 pm | 2 comments | 2573 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moving of Edgewood Plaza buildings approved

The proposed redevelopment of Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center took another step forward Wednesday morning. Members of the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 21, 2011 at 1:02 am | 22 comments | 2573 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Superintendent writes to parents about bullying

Superintendent Kevin Skelly emailed district parents Wednesday afternoon to explain how the district intends to improve its...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by sandrawyt, on Mar 10, 2013 at 1:35 am | 49 comments | 2572 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whatever Happened to the Stork?

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Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by Accidents Cause People, on Sep 24, 2008 at 5:44 pm | 2 comments | 2572 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Pink-ribbon sweatshop' sale on Sunday

The NorCal Gals — otherwise known as Gunn High School teachers — are throwing a fundraiser Sunday to sponsor...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2572 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 | 2572 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot grilled over turbulent relationship

The two-year relationship between Bulos Zumot and Jennifer Schipsi was marked by a long sequence of fights, make-ups and...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Fleur de Lis, on Feb 10, 2011 at 9:59 am | 19 comments | 2572 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial begins in East Palo Alto high-speed-chase murder case

The murder trial of an East Palo Alto driver whose friend died in a car accident after she allegedly evaded police began...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Robert Cameron, on Jun 13, 2014 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 2572 Views

SPORTS

Gunn just special enough for a 25-20 football victory

Despite having played three games and with its SCVAL El Camino Division opener just a week away, there's still plenty to...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Wife of the photographer, on Oct 1, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 2572 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama won't keep his promise to debate McCain "anywhere, anytime."

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Original post made by Meg on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by Pam, on Aug 18, 2008 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2572 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commission urges caution on tree replanting

Palo Alto should slow down and carefully consider its vision for the California Avenue Business District before replacing...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Fines are Educational, on Nov 2, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 25 comments | 2572 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three police sergeants dead, suspect killed in East Oakland

Given the shooting of 5 police officers and the recent gang shooting in Palo Alto, we need to reevaluate our PC approach...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Clean it up!, on Mar 24, 2009 at 8:41 am | 26 comments | 2571 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New challenges, same 'priorities' in Palo Alto

Palo Alto officials often talk about 2012 as the "year of infrastructure" in the city, but one wouldn't know it by looking...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Jan 24, 2012 at 10:12 am | 19 comments | 2571 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Loma Prieta earthquake: 25 years later

My name is My Nguyen and I am the digital editor for the Palo Alto Weekly. Today marks the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Loma...

Original post made by My Nguyen on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by John Thomas-Whitcomb McCoy, on Oct 20, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 10 comments | 2571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Special Education Epidemic

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Original post made by jd on Jun. 16, 2008
Last comment by Jackie, on Jun 23, 2008 at 1:40 am | 1 comment | 2571 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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