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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

David Petraeus says a good leader has to be willing to talk to the enemy

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Original post made by Greg K on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 12, 2008 at 1:14 am | 28 comments | 2383 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto shooting wounds two teens

Two teens were injured in a Wednesday night shooting that may have been motivated by road rage in East Palo Alto, police...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 12, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 2383 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yoko Ono to speak at Stanford in January

Yoko Ono, the widow of musician John Lennon, will speak at Stanford University on Jan. 14 in an event open to Stanford students,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Celia Boyle, on Jan 6, 2009 at 10:19 am | 7 comments | 2383 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 | 2383 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

National theater group salutes Pat Briggs

A national children's theater group is honoring Pat Briggs for her 49 years as director of the Palo Alto Children's Theatre....

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by jardins, on Jul 28, 2010 at 3:50 pm | 9 comments | 2382 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 | 2382 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen arrested for Menlo Park burglary

After receiving a phone call reporting a suspicious person strolling around a house on Oakhurst Place, Menlo Park police...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by cause, on Aug 10, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 2382 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 | 2382 Views

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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 | 2382 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to Red Mango on University Ave?

I drove past Red Mango today and noticed that it is closed. What happened?...

Original post made by Joanna on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 11, 2011 at 11:07 am | 5 comments | 2382 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. 2381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood district seeks input on new, consolidated middle school

The Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto is launching an "intensive listening campaign" to solicit community...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by muttiallen, on Aug 21, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 2381 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man shot, killed in East Palo Alto Thursday

A man fatally shot in East Palo Alto late Thursday night has been identified as city resident Derrick Earl Powell Jr., according...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by KBeaslikedat, on Jul 10, 2009 at 9:09 pm | 7 comments | 2381 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt on for suspect in East Palo Alto attempted cop shooting

East Palo Alto Police have identified a man in Tuesday's shooting at two police officers. An arrest warrant was issued for...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2381 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford Women Walk Together to Bring Clean Drinking Water to African Families

More than 50 women took part in Stanford University's "Be Hope to Her" solidarity walk on April 21 to raise awareness of...

Original post made by FrancesF on Apr. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2381 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 | 2381 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man still critical after assault at Caltrain station

A man who was severely beaten at the Redwood City Caltrain station Friday night has made slight improvements but remains...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 9, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 19 comments | 2381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shawn Stockwell heads home for Christmas

Shawn Stockwell, the 10-year-old boy from Eagle River, Alaska, who waited more than two years for a new heart, is returning...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 23, 2009 at 1:41 am | 2 comments | 2381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Serial bank robber hits banks in Los Altos, Sunnyvale

A man who robbed two U.S. Bank branches within 20 minutes of each other on Monday is a serial bank robber who has struck...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Oct 26, 2011 at 7:30 pm | 8 comments | 2381 Views

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What is the gold dome on the Laning Chateau?

I just posted a Palo Alto question when this one occurred to me, too. What is that gold dome on top of the Laning Chateau...

Original post made by im curious on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 26, 2012 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 2381 Views
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Common Application's 2017-2018 Essay Prompts
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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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