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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo-Atherton shocks St. Francis in CCS baseball opener

In what must rank as the most significant victory in Menlo-Atherton baseball history, the 14th-seeded Bears shocked third-seeded...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by M-A, on Sep 20, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 3 comments | 2586 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State Supreme Court to hear Google age-bias case

An age discrimination case against Mountain View-based Google will be argued before the California Supreme Court at a hearing...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Stay young forever, on Jun 6, 2010 at 10:05 am | 14 comments | 2586 Views

AROUND TOWN

A tragedy without tears

On opening nights at West Bay Opera, it is customary for José Luis Moscovich, the company's general director, to address...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kristina Anderson, on Oct 23, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 2586 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New citizens group to craft tax measure for transportation

Palo Alto officials continued their drive toward a local transportation measure on Monday night when they agreed to form...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 31, 2016 at 5:43 pm | 20 comments | 2585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly team places third in national math contest

A team of students from Palo Alto High School placed third in a national math contest, the 2009 Team Scramble, administered...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Dec 3, 2009 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 2585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student 'wellness' coordinator leaving Palo Alto

Amy Drolette, who has coordinated Palo Alto student wellness and mental-health initiatives for the past two years, is departing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 2585 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP issues drivers' warning for Halloween

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Original post made on Oct. 27, 2008
Last comment by Andrew, on Oct 28, 2008 at 1:24 am | 5 comments | 2585 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

rape on Alma Street pedestrian bridge?

Saw this article in the Almanac about a rape occurring yesterday afternoon on the Alma Street pedestrian bridge (between...

Original post made by William on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by William, on Nov 14, 2009 at 12:55 am | 5 comments | 2585 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Koloto's friend testifies about deadly night

Donald Lee, a friend of a Otto Emil Koloto of Gilroy -- accused of killing 27-year-old Philip Lacy during a robbery in downtown...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by yup, on Mar 11, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 5 comments | 2585 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Final arrest made in brazen robbery outside bank

Gerardo Yepez-Soto, the final suspect wanted in connection with a robbery outside Wells Fargo Bank Monday (Aug. 1), was arrested...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by easily, on Aug 5, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 20 comments | 2585 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VTA board OKs new sales-tax measure

The Valley Transportation Authority board of directors gave the green light on Thursday evening to put a long-planned sales-tax...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Jun 8, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 11 comments | 2585 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Palo Alto Weekly is looking for extraordinary volunteers

The Palo Alto Weekly is planning a cover story featuring some of the unsung volunteers in the community. I’m looking for...

Original post made by Emilie Doolittle on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by stock trader, on Feb 10, 2009 at 6:15 am | 1 comment | 2585 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Azevedo, Varellas score for USA men' polo team

Haber, Hansen named to USA Softball roster The United States Men's Senior National water polo team spread the scoring wealth...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2584 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SF Creek hits 50% 'alert' mark this morning

The volatile San Francisquito Creek climbed above the 50 percent "alert" level shortly before 4 a.m. today, but "didn't get...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by pw, on Mar 20, 2011 at 7:46 pm | 13 comments | 2584 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growing pains

When developer Jim Baer approached Palo Alto's planning commissioners last month to pitch a glassy, new five-story "gateway"...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lee Thé, on May 3, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 2584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free Talk on Children's Nutrition Tonight

Free Talk on Children's Nutrition Tonight Friends of PreSchool Family hosts a new talk in its “Parents Survive & Thrive”...

Original post made by Len Filppu on Mar. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto youth to outline priorities Saturday

What do teenagers want? As Palo Alto's high school students prepare to explain themselves to the city's adult leaders this...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by What an opportunity!, on Feb 24, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 2584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Boot Camp in Palo Alto?????

Latest Paly tradition is that seniors have camouflage theme for first day of school to intimidate the rest of the student...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Aug 20, 2012 at 9:18 am | 10 comments | 2584 Views

SPORTS

Tips for helping the environment

The local nonprofit environmental organization Acterra offers Earth Week tips for helping to reduce greenhouse gases. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:08 am | 3 comments | 2584 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama wins what?

Obama wins the Nobel Peace Prize? It would be wonderful if I could think why he won? Yet this seems more like a soccer...

Original post made by Ray Banneke on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 9, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 22 comments | 2584 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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