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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sessions planned on how to help teens thrive

Community members are invited to get educated about "Developmental Assets," a youth well-being program recently adopted by...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Sep 8, 2010 at 8:25 pm | 4 comments | 2606 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's hoops will have two players of the year

It has been a big basketball week for the Ogwumike family of Cypress, Texas. On Wednesday, Cy-Fair High senior Chiney Ogwumike...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Women's BBall Fan, on Mar 12, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 2606 Views

SPORTS

Title dreams end for Palo Alto Knights in national playoffs

The dream was to bring home a first-ever national title and send retiring coach Mike Piha out as a winner. That's what the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by KnightsParent, on Dec 15, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 2606 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's rotation of four running backs makes it happen

The Stanford football coaching staff has been trying to find ways to get the ball into the hands of sophomore Christian McCaffrey...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2606 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The library of the future

It looks like a boxy robot, or maybe a poor man's ATM. With simple lines and a glowing screen, the Cupertino Library's JobView...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Alex, on Mar 18, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 11 comments | 2606 Views

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 | 2606 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Study released on life in Santa Clara County

A study released Wednesday, Oct. 10, on life in Santa Clara County shows that while the majority of people are satisfied...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Olivia from P.A., on Oct 17, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 2606 Views

AROUND TOWN

What caused the power outage in South Palo Alto

Hi -- does anyone know what caused the power outage in south palo alto tonight? It was out from roughly about 6:30 to 8:30....

Original post made by alex on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ask the city?, on Mar 22, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 2606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Far away in a manger

For hundreds of years, countless artists have been depicting the same setting over and over — with remarkable diversity....

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 3, 2011 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 2606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook acquires new talent from Gowalla

Social-networking giant Facebook confirmed Monday that members from the Austin, Texas, company Gowalla will be moving to...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Dec 7, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 7 comments | 2606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto urged not to fund a Catholic nonprofit

With Catholic Charities facing allegations of discrimination from gay-rights advocates in Massachusetts, Illinois, and Washington,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by local gurl, on Apr 18, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 16 comments | 2606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assembly candidate submits murky donor reports

Dinged in the past for failing to report political contributions, Cupertino Mayor Barry Chang could be facing another set...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Boo, Hiss!, on May 25, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 5 comments | 2606 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Expanded Deterrence, Broadening the threat of retaliation

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Original post made by Jane on Jun. 21, 2008
Last comment by J.F.K. was a peacemaker, on Jun 24, 2008 at 4:45 pm | 13 comments | 2605 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facebook to leave downtown Palo Alto

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Original post made by Evan on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by pete, on Jun 25, 2008 at 7:39 pm | 4 comments | 2605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn sophomore: We don't have the answer, and that's OK

By now you have all heard that another student at Gunn committed suicide this week. Read the full guest opinion here...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Antonio, on Nov 18, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 13 comments | 2605 Views

SPORTS

Top distance runners at Payton Jordan Invitational

While many of the world's top sprinters will be busy at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia this weekend, the top distance runners...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by reader, on Apr 30, 2011 at 8:24 pm | 1 comment | 2605 Views

SPORTS

SHP can't hold on to its perfect season

==B Friday's prep football== Sacred Heart Prep junior quarterback Jack Larson took one final lunge toward the end zone...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by SHP Parent, on Oct 8, 2011 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 2605 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford to install emergency warning sirens

Stanford University is preparing to install sirens that would be activated in case of a campus emergency. Three sirens will...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by kingsley, on Mar 30, 2009 at 11:25 am | 5 comments | 2605 Views

AROUND TOWN

Court ruling gives boost to high-speed rail

Design work can proceed on the planned Peninsula segment of high-speed rail despite flaws in the environmental analysis of...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by wary traveler, on Oct 15, 2009 at 10:13 am | 22 comments | 2605 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City hopes to break ground on California Avenue in fall 2013

Palo Alto plans to launch construction on an ambitious plan to redesign California Avenue in fall of 2013, provided the city...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jul 15, 2012 at 10:27 pm | 42 comments | 2604 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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