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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

AROUND TOWN

BE AWARE: BIG TRAFFIC HEADACHE TONIGHT

A group of up to a couple of thousand bicycle riders (http://www.sjbikeparty.org) will be out for their monthly bike ride...

Original post made by John the Man on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Rob, on Apr 17, 2010 at 8:06 am | 5 comments | 2425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Locals celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is officially Thursday, April 22, but Palo Alto and nearby towns are celebrating the Earth and all things green...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 17, 2010 at 7:05 am | 7 comments | 2808 Views

AROUND TOWN

In Palo Alto, Saturday's Linkoping Day

Saturday is Linkoping Day in Palo Alto, or so the nonprofit organization Neighbors Abroad has declared. The group will celebrate...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 17, 2010 at 7:01 am | 10 comments | 2003 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

DEMOLITION CLAIMS CULTURAL HERITAGE LANDMARK

4135 Old Trace Road THIS concerns the demolition of 4135 OLD TRACE ROAD Palo Alto. The demolition company announces the...

Original post made by Peter Almond on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 16, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 6 comments | 2026 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Palo Alto Mayor Pat Burt hopes to turn green into gold

Palo Alto Mayor Pat Burt has never shied away from details, no matter how minute or how long it takes to digest them. "Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Apr 16, 2010 at 4:55 pm | 14 comments | 2945 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest man for attempted murder of cops

A man suspected of firing a gun at two police officers during a traffic stop in East Palo Alto Tuesday was arrested early...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by watney, on Apr 16, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 6 comments | 2200 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men on a tennis roll

The seventh-ranked Stanford men's tennis team takes a six-match winning streak into Saturday's showdown at No. 13 California...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by lefty, on Apr 16, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 2461 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

the Carlygate scandal expands, Tom Cambell is now accusing her of using shell companies to share technology with Iran

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/san-jose-neighborhoods/ci_14895735 Several of Carly Fiorina's former...

Original post made by Tom on Apr. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2301 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keene: No 'perfect solutions' for budget crisis

"Managing a dilemma" differs sharply from "solving a problem" in that dilemmas do not have perfect solutions, Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Apr 16, 2010 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 2355 Views

BOOKS

If you can, read this

"If You Can Read This: The Philosophy of Bumper Stickers," by Jack Bowen; Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2010, 221 pages,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2010
Last comment by Attay, on Apr 16, 2010 at 8:15 am | 5 comments | 5005 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain vs. car at Churchill Ave. this afternoon

The Mercury-News is reporting that Caltrain clipped a car at Churchill Ave. at 5:55pm this afternoon. Was that one of you? The...

Original post made by Steve on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Apr 16, 2010 at 1:28 am | 2 comments | 2170 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto to host high-speed-rail hearing tonight

Palo Alto residents looking to get more involved in the design of the proposed high-speed-rail system are invited to a community...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by To Sam -, on Apr 15, 2010 at 7:18 pm | 7 comments | 2084 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Fire Fighterrs Attempt to take Control of City Budget

I am against the firefighter's petition to amend the City's Charter because it takes away a decision making ability of our...

Original post made by JW on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 15, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 4 comments | 1858 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New hotel to rise over the Baylands

Palo Alto's newest hotel will soon overlook the city's pristine Baylands after the City Council quickly and enthusiastically...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 15, 2010 at 10:40 am | 30 comments | 3604 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HP accused of massive bribery scheme when Carly was CEO

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14885264 Carly is denying any involvement, meaning that she...

Original post made by HP on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by get real, on Apr 15, 2010 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 2034 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest man for attempted cop shooting

A man suspected of firing a gun at two police officers during a traffic stop in East Palo Alto Tuesday was arrested early...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Rob707, on Apr 15, 2010 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1908 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt on for suspect in East Palo Alto attempted cop shooting

East Palo Alto Police have identified a man in Tuesday's shooting at two police officers. An arrest warrant was issued for...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2387 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

US researchers postulate Israeli tactical nuclear strike on Iran

"If Israel goes ahead with this attack, using a refueling base set up in the Saudi desert without Saudi knowledge, Washington...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by History tells us what will happen next, on Apr 15, 2010 at 4:35 am | 41 comments | 4823 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail report shows a tunnel cheaper than a trench

If high-speed rail ends up running through a covered trench in Palo Alto, it won't be easy or cheap, new California High-Speed...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by Frequent Flier, on Apr 14, 2010 at 11:12 pm | 22 comments | 3989 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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