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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hoffpauir home run gives Stanford baseball a win over Dons

Zach Hoffpauir hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the Stanford baseball team to a 6-5 nonconference...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford's Fawcett, Goldstein receive tennis honors

==BI Cardinal corner == The Stanford men's tennis team was represented with two selections among the ITA Northwest Region's...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to pass 'urgency' law to protect retail

Retail in Palo Alto is easy to support but hard to define. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/05/08/palo-alto-set-to-pass-urgency-law-to-protect-re...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Inadvertent humor, on May 12, 2015 at 10:59 pm | 10 comments | 5949 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is the power out in South Palo Alto?

Just got a call from someone who works @ the corner of Fabian Wy. & Charleston asking if other areas were experiencing the...

Original post made by David on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by parent, on May 12, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 530 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jerry Hill helping Airlines get unfair tax break

Airlines are looking for a big tax break in California http://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-hiltzik-20150503-column.html#page=1 "It's...

Original post made by Not amused on May. 3, 2015
Last comment by musical, on May 12, 2015 at 11:51 am | 13 comments | 1041 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Sarah Mummah, founder of DreamCatcher

Caution: being near Sarah Mummah can cause healthy habits to form because Mummah believes that if you can change people's...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Dreamcatchers, on May 11, 2015 at 9:12 pm | 2 comments | 4344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nonprofit joins effort to preserve Buena Vista

The Caritas Corporation, a nonprofit organization that manages 20 mobile-home parks throughout California, has joined the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Ellen Gold, on May 11, 2015 at 6:09 pm | 16 comments | 4894 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto High names Kathi Bowers as its new AD

Palo Alto High didn't have to venture far to find its new athletic director as math teacher Kathi Bowers has been named as...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by She's Good, BUT...., on May 11, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 33 comments | 3884 Views

SPORTS

Stanford wins fourth NCAA water polo title in five years

Senior Kiley Neushul scored five goals, including a penalty shot with 11 seconds remaining to lift the Stanford women's water...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Joe Baldwin, on May 11, 2015 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 2788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where teenagers can find jobs?

I was wondering if anyone had heard or was offering any job or internship opportunities to teens in Palo Alto, preferably...

Original post made by Summer Job or internship opportunities? on May. 9, 2015
Last comment by palo alto resident, on May 11, 2015 at 12:46 pm | 6 comments | 1266 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly receives top journalism prize -- third year in a row

It's a three-peat for the Palo Alto Weekly: On Saturday, the news organization was selected for the third consecutive year...

Original post made on May. 9, 2015
Last comment by spike, on May 11, 2015 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 4290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Paly Math Letter and Skin Color

The Palo Alto Online moderator often deletes any reference to race, racism, ethnicity, and skin color, maybe because anonymous...

Original post made by Math letter lives on on May. 9, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 10, 2015 at 10:53 pm | 5 comments | 1158 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Ave Sidewalks Question

I know there was an issue with the glass fragments on Cal Ave sidewalks, but why weren't all of the sidewalks done with the...

Original post made by Samuel Jessup on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by nah, on May 10, 2015 at 9:47 pm | 8 comments | 849 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista - A Better Idea

If Caritas can put together a market-rate offer for the Buena Vista property, and if the Jisser family is willing to sell...

Original post made by Desert Jack on May. 9, 2015
Last comment by musical, on May 10, 2015 at 5:02 pm | 15 comments | 851 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drive-by paintball shootings injure pedestrians

Palo Alto police are searching for suspects who they say shot several people with a paintball gun on Monday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Que Pasa, on May 10, 2015 at 10:53 am | 13 comments | 5340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transcending the Assumptions: Editorial from the Paly Voice

http://palyvoice.com/2015/04/30/editorial-transcending-the-assumptions/ This editorial piece from the Paly Voice is a...

Original post made by Student voices on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Good News, on May 10, 2015 at 10:45 am | 11 comments | 1091 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

Our legacy Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/05/08/letters-to-the-editor posted...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 10, 2015 at 10:38 am | 14 comments | 1531 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: New businesses come to Stanford Mall, Bryn Walker moves

True Food Kitchen and Muji come to Stanford Mall; Palo Alto boutique Bryn Walker moves from Cowper Street to Homer Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on May 10, 2015 at 10:31 am | 8 comments | 9659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student-Created Inspirational Website

I am a senior at PALY, and I have made a website in response to the stress in this community. The point of the site is for...

Original post made by paly senior on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, on May 10, 2015 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 618 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council favors Sherman Avenue lot for new police headquarters

Palo Alto's glacial journey toward its most urgent priority -- a new police headquarters -- may finally reach its terminus...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by rainer, on May 10, 2015 at 9:52 am | 39 comments | 5403 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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