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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged crack dealers arrested in Menlo Park

Police arrested a Menlo Park couple allegedly selling crack cocaine out of their apartment near Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 23, 2010 at 5:04 am | 16 comments | 2804 Views

SPORTS

Paly tunes up for big week with a big hoops win

With plenty at stake in next week, the Palo Alto boys' basketball team perhaps reached a crossroad on Wednesday as it trailed...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by joshua gould, on Jan 22, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 2259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton boys win basketball tourney title

Capping a successful three-game appearance at the North Monterey County Tournament, the Menlo-Atherton boys' basketball team...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Scott Gharda, on Jan 22, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 2 comments | 2454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police activity closes East Bayshore in Palo Alto

A police incident early this evening (Wednesday) closed East Bayshore Road north of Embarcadero Road in Palo Alto, in what...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by HAHA, on Jan 22, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 11 comments | 2479 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Principal McEvoy Resigns!

An email just hit the wires. She is resigning effective June 30th this year. There is a collective sigh of relief all...

Original post made by Oh Boy! on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jan 22, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 2241 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed-rail business plan draws criticism

California's legislators have yet to fully digest the latest business plan from the California High-Speed Rail Authority,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jan 22, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 29 comments | 3841 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Head of Cal. Ave. business group steps down

The volunteer head of a non-profit group representing California Avenue-area merchants and residents has stepped down after...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by anne, on Jan 22, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 2210 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (Jan. 23-24)

[http://www.rba.org/ Music: The Tuttles] The Tuttles, a bluegrass band of mostly teens and pre-teens, perform Saturday (Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Angela Neff, on Jan 22, 2010 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 2208 Views

SPORTS

Menlo girls grab important WBAL soccer win

After suffering a tough loss earlier in the week to first-place Sacred Heart Prep, the Menlo girls' soccer team knew it had...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Casti Team, on Jan 22, 2010 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 2486 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford study probes impact of calorie postings

Do people eat smarter if calorie counts are posted on the menu? The question looms large as California leads the nation in...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:47 am | 6 comments | 3083 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Storm shuts down traffic light on Embarcadero

A flurry of violent storms felled a pair of Palo Alto trees, swelled local creeks, slowed down local traffic and disrupted...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 22, 2010 at 5:28 am | 46 comments | 3338 Views

SPORTS

The defense never rested for Stanford

Landry Fields and the Stanford men's basketball team survived a game that was better suited for the four-corner offense and...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Gordon G. Dewlap, on Jan 22, 2010 at 12:57 am | 1 comment | 2258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn teachers laud campus building plans

Teachers from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools expressed enthusiasm Tuesday for new campus buildings they said will improve...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by paly grad '05, on Jan 21, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 11 comments | 5930 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lytton Gardens wins 'excellence' award

Lytton Gardens I, a downtown Palo Alto home to 417 seniors with low incomes, has won an award for "Excellence in Affordable...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by DeLois Y. Turner, on Jan 21, 2010 at 9:21 pm | 2 comments | 2688 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Doctor putting together team of docs/nurses/medical supplies to go to Haiti

Dr Enoch Choi has set up a FACEBOOK FAN PAGE about his relief efforts. If you are on facebook, please JOIN his facebook...

Original post made by Palo Alto Parent on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 21, 2010 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 2079 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Credit card rising rates - another looming disaster

Credit card issuers have raised interest rates to a minimum of 24% and often as high as 30% - 35% across the board, regardless...

Original post made by Concerned on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 21, 2010 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 1778 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parent of SJ Mercury, Daily News to file for bankruptcy protection

The publisher of the Palo Alto Daily News, San Jose Mercury News, Contra Costa Times, Tri-Valley Herald and 50 other daily...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 21, 2010 at 12:41 am | 26 comments | 3292 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: The road from Copenhagen runs through Palo Alto

At the COP15 climate-change conference in Copenhagen, I watched the world's leaders try to address the problems of catastrophic...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 20, 2010 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 3022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school campus rises on motel row

A surprising new enterprise has blossomed this month along El Camino Real's "motel row." Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13888...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 21 comments | 4212 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Watching 'the Creek' rise

A resident geared for bad weather pauses to observe San Francisquito Creek reach toward the top of an arch of the flood-prone...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 2314 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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