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SPORTS

Stanford dominates final three quarters to win 16-U girls title

The Stanford 16-U A girls water polo team went scoreless in the first quarter Sunday in the Junior Olympic Gold Division...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Spectator , on Aug 2, 2016 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 2381 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman killed on train tracks in Menlo Park

A woman was fatally struck by a southbound train in Menlo Park Monday night, a Caltrain spokeswoman said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 4, 2012 at 6:45 am | 16 comments | 2381 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA officials dedicate portion of Bay Trail

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Original post made on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Greg K, on Oct 16, 2008 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 2381 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modest grant will help us prepare for emergencies

Emergency Preparedness is a key city priority for 2010. On Monday night, the City Council approved $ 20,000 for the Palo...

Original post made by annette on Jun. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2380 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The free speech revolutionary

Annie Folger, longtime Midpeninsula Community Media Center executive director, who retired Jan. 31, reflects on her nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by EPAMom, on Feb 18, 2017 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2380 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shooting wounds 23-year-old East Palo Alto man

East Palo Alto police are investigating a shooting Wednesday evening that left a 23-year-old East Palo Alto man in stable...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by march on your face, on Nov 7, 2008 at 6:38 pm | 2 comments | 2380 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Palo Alto firefighter gets probation

Former Palo Alto firefighter Tanya August, 39, could have spent four years in state prison for fraudulent worker's compensation...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on May 28, 2009 at 6:46 am | 10 comments | 2380 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Remembering the Bomb, Forgetting Why

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Original post made by ng on Aug. 9, 2008
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 10, 2008 at 3:47 pm | 5 comments | 2380 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California Supreme Court to rule on Prop. 8

The California Supreme Court announced Friday it will rule Tuesday on the validity of Proposition 8, the state's voter-approved...

Original post made on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 28, 2009 at 7:29 am | 15 comments | 2380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn senior gathers shoes for those in need

Gunn High School senior Alexandra Yesian has reached her goal of donating 1,000 pairs of shoes to the Ecumenical Hunger Program...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Charlotte Reissmann, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:23 am | 5 comments | 2380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Go-to gifts

With the arrival of the holiday season comes the flurry of planning and purchasing presents for everyone on your list. But...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 20, 2011 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 2380 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

<B>Hospital must expand Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10697 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Why the ads?, on Mar 27, 2009 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 2379 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto teens express desires at forum

Teen bands in Lytton Plaza? A 24-hour pearl milk tea shop where teens could congregate? Taco trucks and restaurant "food...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Maureen, on May 4, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 11 comments | 2379 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cal Ave oaks have a new problem: gall wasps

California Avenue's beleaguered street trees were the target of city concern late last week due to the appearance of hundreds...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Father Guido Sarducci, on Dec 15, 2010 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 2379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Skelly Next?

What is going on with our leadership?! Is it just me, or does it feel like we are losing all of our 6-12 leadership this...

Original post made by PA Parent on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 4, 2010 at 9:06 pm | 15 comments | 2379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meg Whitman to fund Peninsula charter schools

Meg Whitman, former eBay CEO and the 2010 Republican nominee for California governor, will help fund 10 new charter high...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Sep 22, 2011 at 11:54 am | 20 comments | 2379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Meadow Mess: School Traffic Standing Still

East Meadow is socked in today because the traffic light at Waverly is out. If you can avoid East Meadow do it! Bike,...

Original post made by JLS Mom on Nov. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2379 Views

SPORTS

Menlo, SHP grads help Princeton polo reach NCAAs

The NCAA men's water polo championships will be held at Princeton University on Dec. 5-6. It isn't often the tournament is...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by Nancy Wigley, on Nov 26, 2009 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 2379 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama Falls Further Behind, Loses Clinton Supporters.

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Original post made by NOBAMA! on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by Average male voter, on Aug 25, 2008 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 2379 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sarah Palin: no sense of shame

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Original post made by Look in the mirror on Oct. 7, 2008
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Oct 7, 2008 at 1:20 pm | 8 comments | 2379 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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