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SPORTS

PA Babe Ruth 15s advance to NorCal State title game

It did not take a lot of offense to get the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars into the Northern California state...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jul 29, 2009 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2603 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama wins what?

Obama wins the Nobel Peace Prize? It would be wonderful if I could think why he won? Yet this seems more like a soccer...

Original post made by Ray Banneke on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 9, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 22 comments | 2603 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County elects new board president

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today elected Supervisor Ken Yeager as its new president, replacing Liz Kniss. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Mil, on Jan 13, 2010 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 2603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto housing could rebound by end of year

The dizzying days of rapid sales with competing offers, plentiful loan money and no contingencies are long over, but the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Feb 5, 2009 at 9:00 am | 3 comments | 2602 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SF Creek hits 50% 'alert' mark this morning

The volatile San Francisquito Creek climbed above the 50 percent "alert" level shortly before 4 a.m. today, but "didn't get...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by pw, on Mar 20, 2011 at 7:46 pm | 13 comments | 2602 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to clarify rules for unsolicited offers for public land

In Palo Alto's latest effort to address a June 2014 Grand Jury report that slammed the city for lack of transparency on developer...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 24, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 2602 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sentencing continued in EPA murder case

Sentencing for a 27-year-old man convicted of fatally shooting another man on the victim's 24th birthday was delayed this...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by you dont need to know, on Mar 2, 2009 at 6:08 am | 1 comment | 2602 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 | 2602 Views

SPORTS

Stanford, Xavier hit the 'Big' time Monday

Monday is the first day of classes at Stanford University and members of the women's basketball team are already skipping...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by John R. Grout, on Mar 28, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 1 comment | 2602 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. issues thinly veiled warnings to China

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Original post made by julie on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 4, 2008 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 2602 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama backtracking on Iraq

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Original post made by Gary on Jul. 3, 2008
Last comment by nuanced, shmuanced, on Jul 4, 2008 at 3:47 pm | 15 comments | 2602 Views

AROUND TOWN

A tragedy without tears

On opening nights at West Bay Opera, it is customary for José Luis Moscovich, the company's general director, to address...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kristina Anderson, on Oct 23, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 2602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reclaiming California's natural aesthetic

California's native plants are giving the classic lawn a run for its money. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/04/08/reclaiming-californias-natural-ae...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Cynthia Typaldos, on Apr 12, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 2602 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman victim of 'pigeon drop' scam

A woman played the unwitting role Thursday in what Palo Alto police Agent Dan Ryan called a classic "pigeon drop" scam. The...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Apr 20, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 2601 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate day of vehicle window smashes

Thieves struck with efficiency on Wednesday, Sept. 25, after smashing car windows on more than 15 vehicles during a series...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by wmartin46, on Sep 28, 2013 at 9:08 am | 4 comments | 2601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tourism plan to appear before council

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Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Yikes, not again, on Oct 7, 2008 at 10:23 am | 11 comments | 2600 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: In art as in politics, one person can make things happen

First off, a confession: As a kid, I was determined to become a sketch artist and spent many hours with pencil and pen attempting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on May 17, 2016 at 9:09 pm | 6 comments | 2600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Swine Flu Vaccines For Our Students?

Is Skelly going to find a way to offer them at school? Our middle school and high school students can't afford to miss school....

Original post made by Mom on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 19, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 24 comments | 2600 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Altercation at Pizza My Heart leads to arrest

A Redwood City man was arrested for assaulting a police officer early Saturday morning outside the Pizza My Heart restaurant...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on Apr 22, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 11 comments | 2600 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara Co. DUIs down from last year

Law enforcement throughout Santa Clara County have made hundreds of DUI arrests in a 15-day period through Saturday, but...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by madd, on Sep 5, 2013 at 7:10 pm | 3 comments | 2600 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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