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SPORTS

Boston Marathon is fastest ever with help from ex-Stanford standout Ryan Hall

Former Stanford All-American Ryan Hall helped make the 114th running of the Boston Marathon the fastest ever on Monday. While...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Joel, on Apr 20, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2642 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Future Palo Alto housing: taller, smaller

In a radical departure from recent trends, Palo Alto officials endorsed a new vision for housing on Monday, July 9, that...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 11, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 2642 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tom Brokaw to moderate Stanford forum

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Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by Charlie, on Sep 25, 2008 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2642 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2642 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo College completes undefeated Cal Pac volleyball season; playoffs are next

Sophomore Courtney Calicdan and junior Nicole Yap helped the Menlo College women's volleyball finish the Cal Pac Conference...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Nov 3, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 2642 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 | 2641 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Some city leaders denounce chief's comments

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Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by sid, on Nov 7, 2008 at 10:11 pm | 9 comments | 2641 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What would Palo Alto be like if Stanford wasn't our neighbor?

Answer: Pretty boring! Maybe we'd see a people coming to the lovely Stanford Theater, but then, maybe the Stanford Theater...

Original post made by Sierra on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 29, 2010 at 11:58 pm | 4 comments | 2641 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ShopTalk: Ming's still open, downtown retail moves out

Ming's isn't closing as planned, as construction has been delayed, and two prime retail spaces in downtown Palo Alto are...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Jun 22, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 2641 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to ponder its lobbying priorities

Faced with pressure to build more housing, improve flood protection and plan for high-speed rail, Palo Alto officials will...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 16, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 11 comments | 2641 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 2641 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The Jones Family/Eppie's Daycare Fund (EPA plane crash)

According to the Mercury-News, a fund has been set up to help rebuild the home and day care center that were burned down...

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Feb 19, 2010 at 1:15 am | 1 comment | 2641 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man dies on Caltrain tracks in Palo Alto

A person was fatally struck by a train in Palo Alto Thursday night, a Caltrain spokeswoman said. The victim was an adult...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Feb 25, 2012 at 4:29 pm | 39 comments | 2641 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One or more shots fired at person on Abelia Way in East Palo Alto

A gunfire detector recorded three to four shots fired late Monday in East Palo Alto with at least one meant to hit a person,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2641 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 | 2641 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Smit shatters two world swim records

Julia Smit of the United States set the short-course world record in the women's 200-meter individual medley on Saturday,...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2009
Last comment by michaelapujals, on Dec 26, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 1 comment | 2641 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More chamber music for the Peninsula

While they're in the area this spring to play chamber-music concerts in San Francisco, several renowned musicians are also...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford med school wins $30 million grant

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Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Not Enough, on May 29, 2008 at 9:23 pm | 4 comments | 2641 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 | 2641 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

32 million surplus in P.A. Utilities

This Monday the City Council had as a topic what they should do with the 32 million surplus that the Utilities realized they...

Original post made by city coucnil got it wrong! on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by city council got it wrong!, on Jan 16, 2009 at 11:33 am | 10 comments | 2640 Views
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California Restaurant Association tests out public-awareness campaign in Palo Alto
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Driverless self-driving car testbed issues
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Luck despite bad luck
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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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