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SPORTS

Defense holds until offense rallies for comeback victory

After failing to find the end zone in the first 59:30, No. 7 Stanford football struck for two touchdowns over the final 24...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2016
Last comment by john, on Sep 25, 2016 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1473 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for megahome raises neighbors' concerns

Neighbors in Palo Alto's Embarcadero Oaks are protesting a proposal to build an 11-bedroom, 14-bath residence with a one-car...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by concerned, on Sep 25, 2016 at 10:34 am | 64 comments | 16896 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeble & Shuchat to close in October

Facing a changing industry and declining profits, one of the Bay Area's last major brick-and-mortar camera stores, Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Sep 25, 2016 at 1:46 am | 100 comments | 31943 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to Buy your Way into the Best Private Colleges

Interesting article and discussion here: http://www.financialsamurai.com/how-much-does-it-cost-to-buy-your-kids-way-into-the-best-private-universities/...

Original post made by not surprised on Sep. 24, 2016
Last comment by dumb, on Sep 24, 2016 at 7:47 pm | 4 comments | 406 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA looking for feedback from commuters on Highway 280 corridor

Frequent commuters on Interstate Highway 280 from Palo Alto to San Jose can provide feedback on how to improve conditions...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 24, 2016 at 5:15 pm | 11 comments | 1797 Views

BOOKS

Bike Connection wins Palo Alto Little League city tourney title

==BI Of local note== Palo Alto Little League wrapped up its regular season in baseball with its annual City Tournament that...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Bob Gunderson, on Sep 24, 2016 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Explosion sound tonght at 2:20 am

Does anyone know the source of explosion sound tonght at 2:20 am?...

Original post made by Midtown resident on Jul. 17, 2016
Last comment by Near Cal Ave, on Sep 23, 2016 at 8:44 pm | 7 comments | 667 Views

BOOKS

More 'Easy' detective work

Life rarely goes smoothly for Ezekial "Easy" Rawlins. Chaos, racism and tragedy are part of the package of being a fictional...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 566 Views

BOOKS

Sales at a glance: Homes sell for $600,000 to $8.5 million

Palo Alto area real estate recently sold for between $600,000 and $8.5 million, according to this week's column. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1550 Views

BOOKS

Summer baseball options differ without Legion this season

Summer baseball for the high school boys, and older, on the Peninsula took a serious hit when American Legion Baseball's...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1649 Views

BOOKS

PHOTOS: A night to remember

Teen girls staying at Ronald McDonald House at Stanford got the full beauty treatment before attending the Lucile Packard...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1682 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Silicon Valley winemaker

Len Lehmann, owner and winemaker of Portola Vineyards, takes pleasure in recounting how, once upon a time, Palo Alto and...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by NoMoPa, on Sep 23, 2016 at 6:46 pm | 3 comments | 2720 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jordan Hall, named for eugenicist, to be renamed Pinn Hall

Close call for Stanford, but fortunately we aren't that progressive out here on the farm http://www.cavalierdaily.com/article/2016/09/jordan-hall-to-be-renamed-pinn-hall ...

Original post made by Not your ordinary Jordan on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 23, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 244 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: An imperfect wage increase

There is no suspense about whether the Palo Alto City Council will approve a more expedited increase in the local minimum...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 23, 2016 at 3:43 pm | 5 comments | 2255 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A plant killer with huge economic impact

Phytophthora, the organism that causes sudden oak death, has a deadly past, affecting not just plant life but human life...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Foreign Origins!, on Sep 23, 2016 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 900 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Vigilance can prevent spread of Phytophthora

Residents can help prevent the spread of plant disease such as Phytophthora, according to Igor Lacan, an urban horticulture...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Baloney, on Sep 23, 2016 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 901 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest East Palo Alto teens for strong-arm robbery

Two teenagers from East Palo Alto were arrested Monday night after the strong-arm robbery of a woman in a downtown Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by Midlander, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:37 am | 4 comments | 5832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quaker Harvest Festival celebrates 50 years

In the hurly burly of Silicon Valley life, the Quaker Harvest Festival remains a place for community connection amid the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Thank You, on Sep 23, 2016 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 3452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/09/23/home-sales posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rent Watch

QI live in a large apartment community. For the most part, the management staff has been responsive to repair requests, but...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1007 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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