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AROUND TOWN

President Obama arrives for Bay Area visit

President Barack Obama arrived Wednesday evening at Moffett Federal Airfield aboard Air Force One. Obama was in the Bay Area...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 25, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 7 comments | 2408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Menlo Park men sue High-Speed Rail Authority

Menlo Park resident Mike Brady is representing his friend Morris Brown in a broad-based lawsuit against the agency charged...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Transportation Watch, on Apr 21, 2010 at 7:02 pm | 19 comments | 2407 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two events to mark MLK Day in Palo Alto

Palo Altans will honor the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with two community events...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by opus, on Jan 20, 2014 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 2407 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto 'chase' driver being sought for attempted murder

The man who allegedly led Palo Alto police on a high-speed chase last week has been identified and is being sought on an...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Liberal Newspaper, on Dec 11, 2008 at 10:47 pm | 16 comments | 2407 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Zombie Bandit' may have robbed Palo Alto bank

Santa Rosa police said today a suspect in the Dec. 22 robbery of a Washington Mutual Bank in that city is also suspected...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Popeye, on Jan 8, 2009 at 11:25 am | 4 comments | 2407 Views

SPORTS

Stanford stuns second-seeded Sun Devils

The Stanford men's basketball team finally figured out a way to beat Arizona State and making free throws was certainly not...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 2407 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's state champs both suffer defeats

Palo Alto's two defending state championship teams returned to reality as both suffered streak-ending losses on Friday night....

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by Kurt Linsey, on Sep 18, 2011 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 2407 Views

SPORTS

Oaks suffer first baseball loss after winning nine in row

The streak is over for the Palo Alto Oaks semipro baseball team, which saw its nine-game win streak end in the second game...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Oaks fan, on Jun 30, 2014 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters to battle smokey dump fire all night

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Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 24, 2008 at 1:20 am | 4 comments | 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E, join the 21st Century

the gas cloud over South Palo Alto was, we are told, the result of an intentional maintenance release of pipeline pressure...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 6, 2010 at 4:29 am | 19 comments | 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo council approves BevMo with 3-2 vote

The Menlo Park City Council upheld the Planning Commission's decision to let Beverages & More open a store in a spot that's...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Former Employee, on Nov 12, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 9 comments | 2407 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto examines new compost technologies

The future of Palo Alto's composting could be found in ancient Amazonian soil, in gargantuan plastic bags or in stainless-steel...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Bryan Long, on Jan 11, 2009 at 11:16 pm | 4 comments | 2406 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents need to teach safe bike skills to their kids

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Original post made by Parent on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 26, 2008 at 7:19 pm | 4 comments | 2406 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will AYSO, Fall Ball, etc. start in August to align with school calendar?

Does anyone know if the non school sports will start their fall programs before Labor Day now that school starts early? Thanks....

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by PAUSD Graduate, on Jan 18, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 4 comments | 2406 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Second assault reported in downtown Palo Alto

A woman sleeping near a downtown Palo Alto sidewalk was beaten by a man during a robbery attempt early Sunday morning, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Pearl, on Dec 5, 2012 at 7:35 pm | 16 comments | 2406 Views

SPORTS

O'Hara, Stanford earns spot in the College Cup

Kelley O'Hara became the nation's leading goal scorer on Friday night, scoring twice in helping the Stanford women's soccer...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by Soccer mom, on Nov 28, 2009 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 2406 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys capture third straight NorCal tennis title

It was a weekend of celebrations for the Menlo School boys' tennis team. Head coach Bill Shine celebrated his 57th birthday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by DZRhino, on May 27, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 2406 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA loses again in legal fight over rents

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Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by MICHAEL, on Nov 1, 2008 at 2:50 pm | 4 comments | 2406 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CNN gives one word summary of Bush legacy: "incompetent"

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Original post made by Donald on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:31 am | 51 comments | 2406 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

4.3 magnitude quake strikes near Morgan Hill

A 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck at 10:40 a.m. today about 11 miles north of Morgan Hill, according to the U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by I felt it too, on Mar 30, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 2406 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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