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Stanford professor to work for President Obama

Stanford University political science Professor Michael McFaul has been named by President Barack Obama to be his special...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 25, 2009 at 6:34 am | 21 comments | 2623 Views


Extreme editing on library threads


Original post made by New bond, less branches on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 25, 2008 at 7:02 am | 47 comments | 2622 Views


PA Babe Ruth 15s look like all-stars once again

The Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars took their first step toward a possible return to the World Series by blasting...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Kelly, on Jul 6, 2009 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 2622 Views


Stanford hoops season ends in CBI semifinals

Lawrence Hill's final performance in a Stanford men's basketball uniform was spectacular. His last shot was in desperation...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by me, on Mar 27, 2009 at 6:29 am | 1 comment | 2622 Views


Huestis chooses Stanford over Harvard

The news surrounding the Stanford men's basketball team turned positive Thursday when it was learned the Cardinal received...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Juan Pardelll, on Oct 30, 2009 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2622 Views


Shaw named one of five regional coaches of the year

==BI Stanford roundup== Stanford head coach David Shaw is one of five American Football Coaches Association's 2013 Regional...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Facultybrat, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 2622 Views


Guest Opinion: Eerie skies raise question: Are we really doing enough?


Original post made on Jul. 3, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 10, 2008 at 1:18 pm | 6 comments | 2622 Views


Walking club?


Original post made by Walker on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by sarcastic, on Nov 6, 2008 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 2622 Views


College Terrace Police Activity

Today Friday August 20, 2010 I came home to a dozen police cars at the end of my street and lots of yellow crime scene tape....

Original post made by Bellesearching on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 21, 2010 at 9:30 am | 9 comments | 2622 Views


Palo Alto pays $400K in bike-crash settlement

Palo Alto will pay $400,000 to settle a claim from a 57-year-old woman who suffered brain injuries after being thrown from...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 20, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 15 comments | 2622 Views


Wild woman writer

How do you know you've arrived as a writer? When Nick Hornby decides to adapt your memoir for the big screen -- and Reese...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Melissa Anderson, on Jan 13, 2015 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 2622 Views


Frost in court to challenge Palo Alto sit/lie law

Palo Alto panhandler Victor Frost's challenge to the City of Palo Alto's sit/lie ordinance will be argued in court Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Robert Norse, on Jan 17, 2010 at 9:58 pm | 19 comments | 2621 Views


Multiple shootings in EPA in four-hour period

Four people were shot in two separate incidents in East Palo Alto on Friday night and Saturday morning, leaving as many as...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by anita smith, on Dec 11, 2008 at 8:22 pm | 64 comments | 2621 Views


another scandal for Miss California

People who want to be Christian leaders shouldn't pose for nude photos.

Original post made by bristol on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 5, 2009 at 7:08 pm | 16 comments | 2621 Views


Local Boy Scouts want change in sexual-orientation policy

The national Boy Scouts of America policy prohibiting homosexual people from becoming members or leaders is out of touch,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Tony Porterfield, on Mar 30, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 13 comments | 2620 Views


Vote for Jeff Rosen for district attorney

Santa Clara County District Attorney Dolores Carr has had nearly 3 1/2 years to prove she can effectively manage the sixth...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by dan, on May 11, 2010 at 6:45 pm | 1 comment | 2620 Views


Starbucks Coffee & Krispy Kreme Donuts Free Today


Original post made by Voter on Nov. 4, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2620 Views


CalPERS ordered to release Page Mill documents

CalPERS must release an eight-inch stack of documents relating to its doomed investment in East Palo Alto apartment complexes...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Larry Smith, on Sep 16, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 8 comments | 2620 Views


Bay Area rain predicted for Thursday, Friday

Officials with the National Weather Service are predicting rain toward the end of the week in the Bay Area. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by AuggiesMan, on Oct 11, 2016 at 11:58 am | 4 comments | 2620 Views


Cardinal women denied a second water polo tourney title

Second-ranked UCLA knocked the top-ranked and defending national champion Stanford women's water polo team from the ranks...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2620 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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