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SPORTS

USA women win again in Olympic water polo qualifying

The USA Women's National Team moved to 4-0 at the Olympic Qualification Tournament and secured first place in Group A following...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2016
Last comment by Bradford Barrett, on Mar 26, 2016 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 1402 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's new men's hoops coach is a former Cal player

==BI Dawkins hired at UCF== Jerod Haase may have given himself another great birthday gift as he has signed on as Stanford's...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Ghost of Roy Williams, on Mar 25, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 1 comment | 3116 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Warning: Height Limit Assault is Upon Us

Found this little surprise in the details of city housing proposals: H2.1.1 PROGRAM To allow for higher density residential...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Mar. 21, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Mar 25, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 65 comments | 5334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Renaming Committee Application Deadline is this Monday

Reminder that the applications for participation in the PAUSD school renaming committee are due this coming Monday. Committee...

Original post made by Lars Johnsson on Mar. 25, 2016
There are no comments yet. 310 Views

SPORTS

Eastside Prep girls win their first-ever state hoop crown

With sophomore Kayla Tahaafe overcoming illness to score 15 points and grab seven rebounds, the Eastside Prep girls overcame...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Mar 25, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 3 comments | 2587 Views

AROUND TOWN

Disabled man gets stolen tricycle back

A man who has a mobility disability had his chief form of transportation stolen on Tuesday, March 22, sparking a nearly 32-hour...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Mark, on Mar 25, 2016 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 2363 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pushing for integration

Karena Li's voice was tinged with loneliness as she recalled her experience as a new immigrant living in Palo Alto. Standing...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Sham, on Mar 25, 2016 at 8:56 am | 75 comments | 7432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Meeting needs, creatively

After serving for four years as principal at Gunn High School, Katya Villalobos became principal of the Palo Alto Adult School...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Mar 25, 2016 at 8:12 am | 1 comment | 2796 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>SORTING THINGS OUT .... </B>To reduce the environmental impact of waste, as of <B>April 1</B>, new rules for composting...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1533 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

St. Patrick's Day, what is the celebration about?

It is interesting to think that our schools cannot celebrate Christmas, or even mention Santa Claus, but they have no problems...

Original post made by St. Patrick on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by St. Patrick, on Mar 25, 2016 at 7:49 am | 5 comments | 561 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why is there a housing crisis

Very interesting analysis in the East Bay Express: http://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/why-is-there-a-housing-crisis/Content?oid=4722242 "...But...

Original post made by EBE reader on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by Where's the analysis?, on Mar 24, 2016 at 11:38 pm | 4 comments | 512 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Parking

I am a long time resident of Palo Alto, so it saddens me to find a dubious parking revenue generating scheme our city employs...

Original post made by Palo Alto Resident on Mar. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 352 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Twelve auto burglaries reported in one day in Palo Alto

Police are investigating a dozen vehicle break-ins that occurred in Palo Alto on Monday, March 21. Most of the reported auto...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Edward, on Mar 24, 2016 at 7:09 pm | 3 comments | 932 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clinton speaks at Stanford in wake of Brussels bombings

One day after the terrorist bombings in Brussels, Belgium, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton laid out her...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Nayeli P., on Mar 24, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 23 comments | 3625 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner: alleged victim gave him verbal consent

Brock Turner, the 20-year-old former Stanford University student charged with sexually assaulting an unconscious and intoxicated...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by iSez, on Mar 24, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 6 comments | 20615 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo supports state look at chloramine safety

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Original post made on Aug. 23, 2007
Last comment by A. M. Miller, on Mar 24, 2016 at 10:15 am | 45 comments | 9854 Views

SPORTS

Jeremy Lin does it again to help Hornets overcome Nets

A night after scoring 29 points while Charlotte rallied from 23 down to beat the San Antonio Spurs, Palo Alto High grad Jeremy...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 851 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Families with twins face commencement conundrum

When one of Ann Crichton's twin daughters transferred from Palo Alto High School to Gunn High School, with the other one...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Thankful, on Mar 23, 2016 at 11:53 pm | 4 comments | 4842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Annual youth art show opens Friday in Palo Alto

In its fifth year, Palo Alto nonprofit Youth Speaks Out is again giving local teens a place to process, express, explore...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 2653 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prosecution, defense strategies emerge in Stanford sexual-assault case

Just how intoxicated several young adults were at a Stanford University fraternity party on Jan. 18, 2015, is playing a key...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Senior, on Mar 23, 2016 at 3:52 pm | 7 comments | 7474 Views
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
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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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