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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voices from 10th grade Menlo-Atherton High School Students

The following letters are written by 10th grade students at Menlo-Atherton High School. Any positive feedback about any or...

Original post made by Emily Lee on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Leslie.B , on Feb 13, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 3 comments | 2402 Views

SPORTS

Pedersen leads the way in home opening victory

Kayla Pedersen scored 22 points and had nine rebounds in helping the Stanford women's basketball to a 99-50 victory over...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Fanatic, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 2402 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Graphs on the death of Marxism, postmodernism, and other stupid academic fads

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Original post made by Jane on Sep. 28, 2008
Last comment by tj, on Sep 29, 2008 at 2:57 pm | 6 comments | 2402 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voters to face college parcel tax in November

Area voters will face another parcel tax on their ballot this November, this time to provide funds for the hard-pressed Foothill-De...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Foothillmember, on Oct 11, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 13 comments | 2401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Bookless' textbook study launched at Foothill

A group of educators will meet at Foothill College this week to begin studying how to encourage widespread adoption of free...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 21, 2010 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 2401 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Police release sketch of burglary suspect

Burglar was seen Thursday morning. Palo Alto Police released this sketch and description today: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/press/display.asp?layout=1&Entry=800...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 2401 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto resident to ride in Rose Parade

Palo Alto resident Debra LaVergne will participate in the traditional "Tournament of Roses" parade that precedes the Rose...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Didn't see it, on Jan 3, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 2401 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Huge 6 Alarm Fire in San Bruno-- Freeways gridlocked

280 and 101 are affected into and out of SF--- Firefighters are responding to a large fire burning on a hillside in the...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 9, 2010 at 11:14 pm | 5 comments | 2401 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto residents urged to 'Spare the Air'

Bay Area residents should consider walking or biking instead of driving on Saturday because the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by sarlat, on May 15, 2009 at 7:50 pm | 2 comments | 2400 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to fine developers who fail traffic-reduction goals

Trust but verify. The dictum, made famous by Ronald Reagan in discussing Soviet arms control, is gradually becoming Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by Higher Edgewood Penalties Long Overdue, on Nov 4, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 20 comments | 2400 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two teens arrested in iPod robbery attempt

Two teenagers were arrested Wednesday afternoon after they tried to rob another teenager of his iPod near the downtown Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by ned, on Apr 24, 2009 at 7:47 pm | 27 comments | 2400 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men finish second in NCAA gymnastics championships at U.S. Military Academy

Michigan came from behind on the final rotation to overtake both Stanford and Oklahoma to win the NCAA men's gymnastics title...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by Cardinal, on Apr 17, 2010 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 2400 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Saving bees

The seemingly ubiquitous honeybee has been fighting an uphill battle for survival since the late 1980s, according to Allen...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 13, 2011 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 2400 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 | 2400 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 | 2400 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 | 2400 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 | 2400 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 | 2400 Views

AROUND TOWN

Animal Services launches 'Empty Our Shelters Challenge'

Plagued by overcrowding, all six animal shelters in Silicon Valley, including City of Palo Alto Animal Services, are now...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by HawkeyePierce, on Oct 10, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 12 comments | 2400 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New buildings at Stanford

http://news.stanford.edu/news/2012/june/mcmurtry-building-arts-062512.html Stanford Daily article today notes new Arts...

Original post made by Wishful thinking? on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 2399 Views
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Planning for College Tours
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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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