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AROUND TOWN

Trader Joe's opens at Town and Country Friday

Trader Joe's will open its newest location in Town and Country Village in Palo Alto on Friday (Dec. 4), after years of lobbying...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Dec 7, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 54 comments | 5041 Views

RESTAURANTS

As kosher as it gets

Many restaurants struggle to stand out from the crowd. Not a problem for The Kitchen Table, celebrating six months of strictly...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by student, on Dec 7, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 31859 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Recendes to stand trial for 2002 rape, beating

A gold necklace and a single hair are enough evidence to try Roberto Recendes for allegedly beating and raping a 94-year-old...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Dec 7, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 6 comments | 2365 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Woodside coach faces prison

Guy Delmar Hayman, former coach of the Woodside High School girls varsity basketball team, pleaded no contest Tuesday to...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by , on Dec 7, 2009 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 2551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Post Thanksgiving Blues and kids

My middle and high schoolers, like most of us, have just had a wonderful 5 day break, lots of fun, few restrictions and no...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Another Mom, on Dec 7, 2009 at 5:59 am | 11 comments | 2726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rain expected to drench Bay Area next week

Wet weather will hit the San Francisco Bay Area for most of next week, a National Weather Service forecaster said today. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by STOOL, on Dec 7, 2009 at 3:20 am | 14 comments | 2263 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man shot in East Palo Alto

A 30-year-old Menlo Park man was wounded in a shooting in East Palo Alto Monday night, police said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Mr Fischer, on Dec 6, 2009 at 11:26 pm | 10 comments | 2796 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

TV premiere of Rick Walker story airing tonight

The national-television premiere of the documentary on the mistaken imprisonment for 12 years of Rick Walker of East Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Georgia Walker-Adams, on Dec 6, 2009 at 10:02 pm | 8 comments | 2647 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Woodside coach faces prison

Guy Delmar Hayman, former coach of the Woodside High School girls varsity basketball team, pleaded no contest Tuesday to...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2009
Last comment by Stacie, on Dec 6, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 1891 Views

AROUND TOWN

PAMF offering H1N1 shots today for healthy adults and children

We went to the Mountain View location and they offered it to adults also even though not mentioned on their website. Wait...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 6, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 6, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 2068 Views

AROUND TOWN

New hotels reserving space in Palo Alto

If Palo Alto is slogging through a recession, hotel developers apparently didn't get the memo. Three new hotel proposals...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Dec 6, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 13 comments | 3034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burns sworn in as Palo Alto police chief

Facing a crowd of city officials, state dignitaries, law enforcement colleagues and family members, Palo Alto Police Chief...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on Dec 6, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 33 comments | 3443 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Knights set for round 2 of AYF playoffs

The American Youth Football playoffs move into the second round this weekend with the Palo Alto Knights's Jr. Pee Wee team...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by HJ Huckman, on Dec 6, 2009 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 4297 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football: Las Vegas or Emerald Bowl are likely

It is time for the weekly briefing on where the Stanford football team may wind up this bowl season, and should the Pac-10...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by dcelesti, on Dec 5, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 4 comments | 2637 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Quote of the week

"While a number of serious mistakes have been made, they were made with good intentions." Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12074...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Gone But Not Forgotten, on Dec 5, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 4 comments | 1989 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Gerhart named to AFCA All-American team

The first of what could be many postseason honors has arrived for Stanford senior running back Toby Gerhart. Gerhart, who...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jimbo, on Dec 5, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 3 comments | 2545 Views

SPORTS

Menlo eyes football revenge and CCS title

It has been nearly three months since the Menlo School football team suffered its first, and worst, loss of the season. That...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by menlo fan, on Dec 5, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 2696 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Pre-Hysterical" at Foothill College tonight

A series of Foothill College student written and performed short plays around the theme “Pre-History.” Last performance...

Original post made by mom of student on Dec. 5, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Letters

PAMP correction Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12080 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by TipAndRing, on Dec 5, 2009 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 2316 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fay Bauling, founder of Head Start, dies at 100

Fay Bauling, 100, a 37-year resident of Palo Alto and founder of the U.S. Head Start program, died Nov. 26 in Israel. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by john lovelace, on Dec 5, 2009 at 10:02 am | 2 comments | 2777 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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