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SPORTS

Stanford grad Piscotty involved in 'gruesome' collision

St. Louis Cardinals rookie and Stanford grad Stephen Piscotty left Monday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
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SPORTS

Stanford track assistant takes over top job at Texas State

==BI Cardinal corner== Jody Stewart, Stanford's associate head coach for track and field, has been named Director of Track...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
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SPORTS

Stanford women not used to being underdogs in volleyball

The eighth-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team heads to Tucson Wednesday in unfamiliar territory. The Cardinal and host...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
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SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton finds a new head coach for boys soccer

==BI Of local note== Menlo-Atherton has hired Leonid ("Leo") Krupnik as the new head coach for the boys varsity soccer...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
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SPORTS

Stanford women golfers wind up 10th in tourney

The nationally No. 2-ranked Stanford women's golf team finished 10th in the ANNIKA Intercollegiate Presented by 3M on Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
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SPORTS

Cardinal wins a pair of cross-country titles at own invitational

==BI Stanford roundup == Stanford junior Sean McGorty won the men's race and Stanford earned both team victories at the...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
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SPORTS

McCaffrey, ground game churning out yardage for Stanford

==BI Football notes == Christian McCaffrey is quickly establishing himself as one of the most dynamic and versatile offensive...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Bed Bugs at Libraries

Finally, we have both Mitchell Park and Rinconada Libraries open, and now they have both been fumigated for bed bugs. Are...

Original post made by Palo Alto Mom on Sep. 29, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Rolling over for BART

Every time transportation sales-tax measures have appeared on Santa Clara County ballots since 1961, Palo Alto voters have...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by dandelion, on Sep 29, 2015 at 10:25 pm | 65 comments | 6077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Study aims to bring data to Palo Alto's loud debate over airplane noise

With citizen complaints about airplane noise on the rise, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission a study focused...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 29, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 201 comments | 6714 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Food truck 'strike team' feeds fire victims

Making an arduous journey through miles of traffic and passing through a terrain of burned cars in a charred landscape, food-truck...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Fire survivor, on Sep 29, 2015 at 6:49 pm | 5 comments | 4952 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Council looks to technology to fix parking problems

Palo Alto, a city that takes pride in its high-tech savvy, is now looking to technology to help it solve the vexing and increasingly...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Baloney, on Sep 29, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 23 comments | 5486 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water in Adobe Creek

Has anyone else notice the large amount of water in Adobe Creek? I believe it is running into the ocean, and is flowing...

Original post made by Wha? on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Milk Pail Patron, on Sep 29, 2015 at 3:05 pm | 5 comments | 694 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ticketing to start by Oct. 13 for downtown permit parking program

Scofflaws who have been parking in downtown Palo Alto neighborhoods without a permit have no more than 17 days to change...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by downtownresident, on Sep 29, 2015 at 11:31 am | 19 comments | 4355 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man gets 16 years in prison for stabbing boyfriend

An East Palo Alto man entered a no-contest plea to a felony assault with a deadly weapon charge on Friday and was sentenced...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Watching Urban Forest Master Plan develop was like ... watching trees grow

The recent adoption of an Urban Forest Master Plan by the Palo Alto City Council comes just shy of a decade since the idea...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Catherine Martineau, on Sep 28, 2015 at 5:26 pm | 7 comments | 5283 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Slightly unusual lunar eclipse coming to Bay Area

The earth will get between the sun and the moon on Sunday evening Sept. 27, creating a total lunar eclipse for people living...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Sep 28, 2015 at 3:13 pm | 12 comments | 4059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cell tower on verge of approval for Little League field

It took many extra innings, but Verizon Wireless is now poised to score the winning run in its long and controversial effort...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Slow Down, on Sep 28, 2015 at 11:29 am | 31 comments | 6206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dance the night away

On Saturday, Sept. 12, from 7 p.m. to moidnight, Cheryl Burke Dance Studio in Mountain View will host a social dance party. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth Schwyzer, on Sep 28, 2015 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 828 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids' day of dance

Take the kids to Palo Alto's Cubberley Community Center on Friday, Sept. 11 for a free ballet class and a chance to watch...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth Schwyzer, on Sep 28, 2015 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 776 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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