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AROUND TOWN

Stanford plans 10 percent budget cut this year

Declines in returns on its endowment, in gifts and research funding all has Stanford University preparing for a 10 percent...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by S Miller, on Feb 13, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 9 comments | 2544 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Briones House wall purchased for $30,000

The last remnant of the historic Briones House that proponents sought to preserve through nearly 14 years of litigation has...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Jul 27, 2011 at 10:32 pm | 13 comments | 2543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OT advice

I would like to hear from parents who have experience with starting occupational therapy with an older child (13). Is it...

Original post made by amom on Jul. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2543 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman robbed while jogging at Stanford

A woman was robbed Saturday (Oct. 1) at noon while jogging on Palm Drive near El Camino Real, the Stanford University Department...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 3, 2011 at 10:13 pm | 36 comments | 2543 Views

SPORTS

NCAA title puts Stanford in rare company

With one little tap of her forehead, Palo Alto grad Teresa Noyola gave the Stanford women's soccer team its first lead in...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Stanford fan, on Dec 5, 2011 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 2543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fry's executive accused of embezzling $65 million

A Fry's Electronics executive and Palo Alto resident has been accused by the IRS of embezzling more than $65 million to finance...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Dec 31, 2008 at 3:37 pm | 8 comments | 2543 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Black and White Ball - Very Loud

I'm two blocks away from the Black and White Ball right now and my kids can't sleep because of how loud the music is. Is...

Original post made by loud on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by loud, on Sep 30, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 2 comments | 2542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District hosts meeting on math texts Wednesday

The Palo Alto school district is sponsoring a meeting Wednesday night for parents interested in discussing elementary school...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Namreh, on Mar 12, 2009 at 12:57 am | 13 comments | 2542 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Democrats Made No Room on Abortion

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Original post made by sharon on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 28, 2008 at 3:57 pm | 11 comments | 2542 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman shot after 'horsing around' with boyfriend

A man was arrested Monday for being a felon in possession of a firearm and for being in violation of his probation after...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Mar 31, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 31 comments | 2542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vehicle dwellers, residents seek common ground

Voicing compassion and a desire for both sides to find an alternative to a proposed vehicle-habitation ban, Palo Alto's vehicle...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Pudding Head, on Sep 22, 2011 at 7:13 pm | 38 comments | 2542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Welcome to college

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Original post made on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Jody, on Sep 18, 2008 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 2541 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto school administrator to take SJ post

Becki Cohn-Vargas, director of elementary education for the Palo Alto school district, has been appointed superintendent...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by Good by Becki, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:18 pm | 11 comments | 2541 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos fire causes $500,000 in damages

Santa Clara County firefighters have extinguished a one-alarm fire that caused an estimated $500,000 in damage to the garage...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Danielle, on Apr 5, 2012 at 12:20 am | 4 comments | 2541 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Catholic school gets green light for expansion

A new preschool will soon open in Crescent Park after Palo Alto officials voted on Monday to approve an expansion of the...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 26, 2012 at 7:57 am | 5 comments | 2541 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CA voters duped into registering republican

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Original post made by Peter on Oct. 18, 2008
Last comment by Pesrpective, on Oct 19, 2008 at 9:49 am | 5 comments | 2541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto water may be a little murky

The City of Palo Alto announced Wednesday that residents might notice a slight change in the quality of the city's water...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Hetch Hetchy fan, on Dec 12, 2008 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 2541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annual Powwow comes to Stanford this weekend

Now in its 39th year, the Stanford Powwow is coming to the Eucalyptus Grove on campus again this weekend, with Native-American...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 7, 2010 at 8:10 am | 3 comments | 2541 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

World markets soar

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Original post made by tj on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Still in trouble, on Sep 19, 2008 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 2540 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children's Theatre Seeks Manager

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Original post made by Dr. Seuss on Oct. 2, 2008
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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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