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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Royalty, Sumo wrestlers and Pokemon?

Five minutes before the day let out at Gunn High School on Oct. 20, there was no sign of life outside on Titan Field, just...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Good, clean FUN!, on Oct 28, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 3 comments | 2428 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gleim the Jeweler in Stanford Shopping Center

Just had a grab and run of two Rolex watches by two white males. Watch out for anyone selling a Rolex for real cheap downtown....

Original post made by qq on Feb. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2428 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

EPA police seek witnesses to Feb. 7 shooting

An East Palo Alto police captain said Thursday the department is continuing to search for witnesses and clues to last month's...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Mar 6, 2009 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 2428 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alvarez guilty -- first-degree murder

Alberto Alvarez has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2006 killing of East Palo Alto police officer Richard...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by jocko, on Nov 28, 2009 at 4:02 pm | 24 comments | 2428 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto advances to CCS baseball title game

Palo Alto will attempt to win its first section baseball title since 1927 when it takes on Burlingame in the Central Coast...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Jeff, on May 28, 2010 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 2428 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Colin Powell: 'The world still looks to America'

Retired general and former secretary of state shares anecdotes and observations about America's place in a changing world...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 3, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 10 comments | 2428 Views

AROUND TOWN

Your dog, Sadie

Your dog, Sadie, was at El Carmelo for a walk late this morning. Sadie is a reddish brown, medium-sized dog, and was in...

Original post made by Parent/Neighbor on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Dec 7, 2008 at 3:53 pm | 10 comments | 2428 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood Alarm Clock Chirp???

At 5:15 most mornings for the last few months, a repetitious chirping noise enters our open second-story bedroom window (we...

Original post made by Kathy Miller on Jan. 17, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 18, 2009 at 10:21 pm | 6 comments | 2428 Views

AROUND TOWN

Battle over Alma Plaza's future resumes tonight

After 14 public hearings spanning more than two years, John McNellis' effort to redevelop Alma Plaza could hit a crucial...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jan 27, 2009 at 12:13 am | 15 comments | 2428 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Voices uplifted

Interview a few members of the Stanford University world-music a cappella group Talisman, and you hear the word "soulful"...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by highschooler, on Feb 13, 2010 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2428 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Political establishment split over labor measure

When Palo Alto's firefighters spearheaded a ballot measure last year that sought to freeze staffing levels in the Fire Department,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jaime, on Aug 24, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 10 comments | 2427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to look at high school achievement

A proposal to boost kindergarten readiness, academic achievement results and plans for the Palo Alto High School football...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 28, 2009 at 7:59 am | 14 comments | 2427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Youth of the Year' finalists share stories

Four low-income teenagers told stories of persevering against hardship in a recent "Youth of the Year" speech competition...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ms. Watkins, on Feb 3, 2012 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 2427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

class rank

I am a new parent, and I don't know how the school give out class rank for the students. It seems they are ranking the students...

Original post made by A Gunn parent on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by A parent, on Feb 24, 2012 at 9:39 am | 4 comments | 2427 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man likely injured in botched burglary, police say

What initially appeared to be a grisly suicide attempt Tuesday in Mountain View is more likely the result of a burglary gone...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kira, on May 4, 2012 at 12:01 am | 10 comments | 2427 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bush to attend church in China, urge religious freedom

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Original post made by joel on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by In the know, on Jul 31, 2008 at 7:30 pm | 15 comments | 2427 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto council has first Latino majority

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Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by Good Crew!, on Nov 6, 2008 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 2427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly hosts event for 'survivors of suicide loss'

Palo Alto High School will be a host site for the "National Survivors of Suicide Loss Day" Saturday starting at 9 a.m. The...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Nov 22, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 2427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Superintendent's Survey (now through June 4)

I found this buried in eNews, and found it strange that parents did not get a specific email announcement to request input...

Original post made by Gunn Parent on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Spectator at Large, on Jun 2, 2013 at 9:10 pm | 50 comments | 2426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Nonprofits to host 'Celebrating Positive Cultural Identity' youth event

A coalition of local nonprofits, lead by the Palo Alto Family YMCA, are teaming up to host a free community festival this...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by jerry99, on Nov 6, 2014 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2426 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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