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AROUND TOWN

Ham radio operators to help out on July 4

The Palo Alto Fire Department is calling on ham radio operators to help watch over fire-sensitive areas around the city during...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Bobbie, on Jun 30, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 4 comments | 2519 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Facebook apps to spearhead emergency support

Three Facebook applications designed to help people get support from their friends and family in an emergency are winners...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Cid Young, on Mar 3, 2012 at 9:26 pm | 3 comments | 2519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women with Infants Begging at Midtown Safeway Tonight

Before I get tons of hate responses, I am not a cold-hearted rich person who ignores his fellow man. Regularly (and usually...

Original post made by Midtown Guy on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by nobody, on Oct 16, 2012 at 11:43 am | 14 comments | 2519 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three youths linked to 23 PA auto burglaries

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Original post made on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 16, 2008 at 9:18 pm | 11 comments | 2518 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Norovirus outbreak hits Lytton Gardens

A gastrointestinal norovirus outbreak that began early in January closed some sections of Lytton Gardens, the senior-living...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 30, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 4 comments | 2518 Views

SPORTS

Stanford runs away with football victory over Oregon State

Christian McCaffrey rushed for 206 yards, Barry Sanders added 97 yards and scored twice, and No. 21 Stanford downed host...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Football, on Sep 26, 2015 at 8:50 pm | 3 comments | 2518 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reflections on the Inauguration

I didn't decide to attend the Inauguration until New Year's Eve. I had worked on the Obama campaign all year, starting with...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 21, 2009 at 2:03 am | 2 comments | 2518 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tesla Model S draws crowd to Menlo Park showroom

Dozens of prospective buyers and curious gearheads formed a line on Saturday at Menlo Park's Tesla Motors dealership to sit...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 13, 2011 at 1:31 pm | 7 comments | 2518 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At High Release, Dancers Call the Shots

At High Release Dance Company, each of the 17 current dancers has a story to tell and a chance to tell it. Palo Alto-based...

Original post made by Jessica Yes on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Alumni, on May 24, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 2517 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The ghost of culture's past

A new play by Stanford University Artist-in-Residence Cherríe Moraga tackles some big topics: conquest and colonization;...

Original post made on May. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2517 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls, SHP boys win tournament titles in polo

It was payback time for the Menlo-Atherton girls' and Sacred Heart Prep boys' water polo teams on Saturday, and the payoff...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Maria Flaherty, on Sep 29, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 5 comments | 2517 Views

SPORTS

In the spirit of the moment, SHP defends a title

Girls' prep soccer roundup Members of the Sacred Heart Prep girls' soccer team prepared to defend their West Bay Athletic...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Robert Lane, on Feb 11, 2010 at 9:38 pm | 1 comment | 2517 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police arrest 27 in East Palo Alto crackdown

One week after East Palo Alto police Chief Ron Davis responded to a spike in gun violence by declaring a crime emergency...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jazzed, on May 29, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 8 comments | 2517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fiona Hon

If stories could stop bullies and battles, Fiona Hon would have ended the war in Iraq a long time ago. Her prize-winning...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Annonymous, on Jan 7, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 2517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altan Dorothy Beckett, 104, dies

Dorothy Beckett, a 104-year-old Palo Alto woman and former Wimbledon tennis player, has died. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13814...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by g, vizvary, on Sep 14, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 2517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tomorrow's events (Dec. 27)

[http://kspphoto.com/gallery.html Photography: 'Impacted By Life'] Photographers Dan and Eric Meacham are exhibiting an...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 26, 2012 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 2517 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Demostration to fire Keene

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Original post made by fireman on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by g, on Jun 30, 2008 at 3:10 pm | 24 comments | 2516 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Union calls for new look at organizational structure

Palo Alto's largest labor union is calling on the city to reevaluate its entire organizational structure before both sides...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by John, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 2516 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor Pat Burt Doesn't Deserve His California Avenue "Tree-Planting" Photo-Op

Mayor Pat Burt failed to meet his responsibilities as a liaison to CAADA, by missing almost all but one of his appearances...

Original post made by Responsibility on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by cooper, on Feb 1, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 2516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Activists win Stanford investment change

Does the widespread use of cell phones and laptops inadvertently fuel the ongoing mass murder and rape in the Democratic...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Honestly, on Jul 3, 2010 at 11:06 pm | 11 comments | 2516 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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