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SPORTS

Palo Alto 15-year-olds take it to the limit before falling in Pacific Southwest Regional final

For a few precious moments, Drake Swezey and his Palo Alto 15-year-old Babe Ruth teammates could dream of a return trip to...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by another baseball fan, on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 2374 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal taking its basketball to another level in Pac-12 tourney

Dwight Powell scored all of his 15 points following the intermission as the sixth-seeded Cardinal ran away from the third-seeded...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by John, on Mar 14, 2014 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 2374 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Harry Reid - Romney paid no taxes for 10 years

Now we know why Mitt won;t do the most basic act of transparency - done by all other nominees, including his father who released...

Original post made by Give em \\\'ell, Harry on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Aug 18, 2012 at 8:16 am | 34 comments | 2374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park to hire high-speed-rail lobbyist

The city of Menlo Park has hired a lobbyist to make the city's case to Sacramento when it comes to the California high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Finally, a bill, on Apr 1, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 6 comments | 2374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain has escaped cuts for now, but what's next?

The final piece of funding to secure at least one year of no-cuts to Caltrain's operating schedule was approved last month....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ahem, on Jan 8, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 6 comments | 2374 Views

AROUND TOWN

NEW! Palo Alto Ballet School with Ramon Moreno

New ballet school in Palo Alto! Former Ballet San Jose Principal Dancer, Ramon Moreno is teaching ballet classes to children,...

Original post made by Palo Alto Ballet School on Jul. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2374 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Higher utilities rates to fund city services?

Rocked by a dry weather spell and dwindling reserves, the city's utility department is poised to raise electricity rates...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Array, on Mar 5, 2009 at 10:18 am | 3 comments | 2373 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County approves $960,000 'Tree House' funding

A housing development to be constructed in Palo Alto next year will not only be in a convenient location, but it will also...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Sep 3, 2009 at 10:58 am | 24 comments | 2373 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beasley sculpture approved for Mitchell library

Palo Alto's new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center will feature at its entrance a blocky, arch-shaped sculpture designed...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 20, 2010 at 12:39 am | 8 comments | 2373 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to landfill for 'green' energy

Palo Alto is banking on an old landfill in the Central Valley to help it meet its long-term goals for renewable energy. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 9, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 2373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barron Park calls in a pro for May Fete

It's a problem faced by many neighborhood groups despite the best-laid plans: volunteer fatigue. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by iwd, on May 7, 2009 at 10:50 am | 2 comments | 2373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thanks all AYSO volunteers

Just want to say a big "Thank You" to the many coaches, refs, and behind-the-scenes volunteers for AYSO soccer. We just...

Original post made by JSD on Nov. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Possible future for Safe Ride program?

A former volunteer has offered to convene a community meeting about the future of Safe Ride, a recently canceled program...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by Sally Bemus, on Aug 27, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 3 comments | 2373 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Train kills pedestrian in Redwood City

A train fatally struck a male pedestrian in Redwood City Wednesday night, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cecelia M. Horn, on Jul 10, 2009 at 11:48 am | 8 comments | 2373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bill Barranco: Whose News?

I was attending the press conference at the Frankfurt Auto Show in Germany. Suddenly the large projector screens at all the...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Orchards

In a close community, residents know their neighbors' names, occupations, hobbies and what the kids are up to. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jun 6, 2012 at 8:30 pm | 3 comments | 2373 Views

SPORTS

Stanford basketball welcome-home rally today

The Stanford women's basketball team will be feted today in a special welcome-home rally in Maples Pavilion at 1:30 p.m....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Richard Boris, on Apr 7, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 2372 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Article that shows the Bush Administration are the real terrorist

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Original post made by food for thought on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Peter, on Oct 31, 2008 at 5:41 pm | 10 comments | 2372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford rowers head to World Championships

Four Stanford oarswomen were named to U.S. and British national teams that will be competing at the 2009 World Rowing Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bearfan, on Aug 15, 2009 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 2372 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Santa Clara County skeptical over Stanford plan

How much additional development could the Stanford University campus handle? That's the question Palo Alto and Santa Clara...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by OK with me, on Mar 24, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 4 comments | 2371 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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