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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board tackles long-range plans for Gunn, Paly

To make room for increasing enrollment, Palo Alto school trustees tonight will be asked to approve long-range plans for Paly...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 2, 2009 at 12:51 pm | 5 comments | 2471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gay Curriculum Proposal Riles Elementary School Parents

A group of parents in a California school district say they are being bullied by school administrators into accepting a new...

Original post made by Concerned parent on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 25, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 19 comments | 2471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters overwhelmingly approve Ravenswood schools bond

A $26 million bond measure on the June 7 ballot to fund major capital improvements throughout the Ravenswood City School...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Sue Allen, on Jun 8, 2016 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 2471 Views

SPORTS

What a rally!

==I Four runs in ninth win it for Cardinal == Stanford was one out away from falling into oblivion among Pac-10 baseball...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jimmy, on Apr 23, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 1 comment | 2471 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football brings home Sun Bowl championship trophy

Solomon Thomas sacked Tar Heel quarterback Mitch Trubisky on a two-point conversion attempt with 25 seconds left and the...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by So Far, So Good, on Jan 2, 2017 at 4:12 pm | 10 comments | 2471 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Defensive effort highlights SHP's 47-13 football romp

In the first PAL Bay Division game of the season, Sacred Heart Prep's offense looked like a well-oiled machine, racking up...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 11, 2015 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 2471 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sterling Communities, will attract families

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Original post made by Neighbor on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Mom, on Sep 9, 2008 at 4:07 pm | 8 comments | 2470 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Assembly candidate profile: Rich Gordon

Ask Rich Gordon, a candidate for the state Assembly's 21st District seat, what makes him think he can bring people together...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2470 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford reaps $6.2B in 'transformative' campaign

Stanford University announced Wednesday it raised $6.2 billion in a five-year fundraising campaign that ended in October. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Hey-Stanford--How-About-Helping-Your-Neighbors-A-Little?, on Feb 12, 2012 at 9:11 am | 8 comments | 2470 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect in burglary of Jobs' house gets new lawyer, plea date

Kariem McFarlin, who was arrested earlier this month for allegedly burglarizing the Palo Alto home of the late Steve Jobs...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Sabrina Martin, on Aug 27, 2012 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 2470 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford police seek witnesses to campus assault

The Stanford Department of Public Safety is asking that witnesses or those with information about an assault that took place...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by student, on Sep 12, 2014 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 2470 Views

SPORTS

Gall steps down after a decade of playing professional baseball

John Gall stepped in as a pinch hitter against San Diego Padres' relief pitcher Akinori Otsuki for his only at bat in a Major...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Local gurl, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2470 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto meeting to focus on Caltrain electrification

Caltrain's ongoing effort to electrify its train system will be the subject of Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss' Town...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 18, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 17 comments | 2470 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford Lively Arts awarded $500,000 grant

Classical music is getting a boost at Stanford Lively Arts, thanks to a $500,000 grant from the New York-based Andrew M....

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2470 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How PETTY!!!

With hundreds of school children and other tourists headed for Washington, DC for spring break, the Obama administration...

Original post made by Kate on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Eaton, on Mar 10, 2013 at 12:16 pm | 13 comments | 2470 Views

AROUND TOWN

underpass closure - no flooding

There is an underpass connecting East Bayshore & West Bayshore, between Oregon & San Antonio, which is normally scheduled...

Original post made by BayshoreBiker on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Occasional Cyclist, on Jul 21, 2011 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 2470 Views

AROUND TOWN

The new 'your speed' signs on Alma Street

A few months ago two of those electronic "Your Speed" signs were installed along northbound Alma Street. One thing is funny...

Original post made by Kevin on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 28, 2013 at 11:48 pm | 5 comments | 2470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspects at large after Palo Alto robbery

Police are seeking witnesses to a strong-arm robbery that occurred last Wednesday afternoon in the northeast parking lot...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 17, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 2470 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks input on housing strategy

Palo Alto planners are inviting residents to a Tuesday workshop to discuss the city's housing needs and to help shape the...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Veteran is right, on Sep 8, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 11 comments | 2469 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City: $15/hour wage, yes, but how soon?

After raising the minimum wage to $11 per hour this year, Palo Alto officials are now looking to push it even higher —...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by NoMoPa, on Aug 21, 2016 at 9:26 pm | 12 comments | 2469 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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