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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto picks new Human Resources director

Palo Alto will soon have a new leader in its Human Resources Department -- a veteran attorney whose experience with labor...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by "Chief People Officer", on Oct 17, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 12 comments | 2627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At Jordan, a home for homework

The two large rooms of Jordan Middle School's library buzzed with activity. It was 3:45 p.m. and class had been dismissed...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Midtown Mom, on Dec 13, 2009 at 11:52 am | 5 comments | 2627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local celebs pick top teachers in campaign

Actor and writer James Franco and Football Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young of Palo Alto posed with favorite teachers...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Adjust statures, on Oct 1, 2010 at 9:43 am | 9 comments | 2627 Views

SPORTS

Farewell, Coach Nolan

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Original post made by S. Lucky on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Danny, on Oct 22, 2008 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 2627 Views

SPORTS

Avis speeds to time trial victory

Palo Alto High grad Charlie Avis may never hit for the cycle but he's a big hit in cycling. Avis continued his rapid ascent...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 3, 2009 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 2627 Views

SPORTS

O'Hara records a hat trick in Cardinal soccer win

Stanford roundup Senior forward Kelley O'Hara scored three goals and sophomore Lindsay Taylor had a goal and two assists...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by SUIndian31, on Oct 12, 2009 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 2627 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Warming center' to be opened in East Palo Alto

A plan to open a warming center in East Palo Alto for homeless people and families has gotten a $25,000 funding commitment...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by lee, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 2627 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Flu vaccine shipping delay cancels a 'flu clinic'

A shipping delay in this year's seasonal flu vaccine has forced cancellation of a "flu clinic" scheduled for Oct. 17 at the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2627 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto kicks off neighborhood-grant program

Palo Alto kicked off its latest experiment in engaging local neighborhoods on Friday, April 12, by launching a grant program...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by Midtown Court.Neighbors & Friends, on Apr 13, 2013 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 2627 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Benest honored at his last council meeting

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Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 14, 2008 at 8:51 pm | 3 comments | 2626 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

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Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Surf, on Sep 8, 2008 at 11:07 am | 12 comments | 2626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Casti-brothers

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Original post made by Dos Hijos on Sep. 27, 2008
Last comment by Love Our Public Schools, on Sep 28, 2008 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 2626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League juniors, Babe Ruth 13s, or both?

I am perplexed as to where to register my 13 year old baseball player for spring. There seems to be two options, but confused...

Original post made by Confused Parent on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by annoyed, on Jan 13, 2009 at 6:03 pm | 8 comments | 2626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principals describe 'new campus cultures'

The new principals at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools stressed a "change of culture" on their campuses in their first formal...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Thanks Skelly, on Apr 5, 2015 at 11:16 pm | 4 comments | 2626 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen arrested in connection with EPA shooting

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Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by Siosi Faupula, on Sep 16, 2008 at 7:16 am | 2 comments | 2626 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 | 2626 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. Cites Big Gains Against Al-Qaeda

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Original post made by Gary on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by The Perpetual Propaganda Machine, on Jun 1, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 9 comments | 2626 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

2 lawmakers say computers hacked by Chinese

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Original post made by Jane on Jun. 11, 2008
Last comment by ng, on Jun 11, 2008 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 2626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heat hits Palo Alto; worse to come?

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Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by same ol', on Jun 23, 2008 at 6:24 pm | 8 comments | 2626 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jack Morton and the City of Palo Alto

Eight years ago I supported Jack Morton's campaign for the City Council. He was saying all the right things about efficiency...

Original post made by David Lieberman on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Former Vice Mayor Palo Alto, on Jan 15, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 5 comments | 2625 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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