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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feature story: From ambient to upbeat

As gray rainy light filters down through the Stanford Hospital atrium windows, it's met by cheerful Western swing music on...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 5, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 2596 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 | 2596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Steve Jobs' widow launches new DREAM web site

The Dream Is Now: http://www.thedreamisnow.org/ News report: http://paloalto.patch.com/articles/steve-jobs-widow-launches-dream-act-support-website-b9cffdd0...

Original post made by dreamer on Jan. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2596 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Altercation at Pizza My Heart leads to arrest

A Redwood City man was arrested for assaulting a police officer early Saturday morning outside the Pizza My Heart restaurant...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on Apr 22, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 11 comments | 2596 Views

SPORTS

Tell it goodbye: Cal to drop its baseball program

California has cut its baseball program, along with other sports, it was announced Tuesday. "I've been doing this long enough,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Emy Kelty, on Nov 23, 2010 at 12:59 pm | 6 comments | 2596 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who Says a Harvard Education Makes You Smart?

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Original post made by Time to get serious on Aug. 3, 2008
Last comment by Perspective: Real ONe, on Aug 5, 2008 at 8:29 pm | 12 comments | 2596 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who is the President of the USA right now?

Barack Obama has been on TV every morning this week, discussing his economic recovery plan and introducing his various advisors....

Original post made by Greg K on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 1, 2008 at 9:27 am | 17 comments | 2596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opening Garland means kids must cross Oregon

Reopening Garland Elementary School in 2010 will mean some students will have to cross Oregon Expressway to get to school,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 18, 2009 at 11:29 am | 4 comments | 2596 Views

AROUND TOWN

The joy of music

More Joy. That's the name Ann Benson chose for her musical duo back in 1979 in Dallas, Texas. This weekend, More Joy will...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by BiLingo, on Apr 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 1 comment | 2596 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planes with Ad Banners Flying Circles Over Palo Alto

Every Stanford game this summer and Fall, there have been airplanes doing circles overhead with banner advertisements and...

Original post made by Whitney on Dec. 4, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Dec 6, 2011 at 10:25 am | 14 comments | 2595 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

a Palo Alto resident for Vice President?

Over the last couple of days, the Romney campaign has been floating the name of Condi Rice for Romney's Vice Presidential...

Original post made by condi on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 17, 2012 at 11:19 am | 9 comments | 2595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Palo Alto students advance to national finals in Siemens science competition

Two students from high schools in Palo Alto have advanced to the finals of a national science competition with their data...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by not all about money, on Nov 8, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 8 comments | 2595 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thefts, vandalism cause Midtown Garden closure

The gate has always been unlocked at the Midtown Community Garden for anyone to come and enjoy the ambiance -- a little bit...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Who Cares, on Aug 30, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 12 comments | 2595 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 | 2595 Views

SPORTS

Gunn Boys' Varsity Basketball

The Gunn Boys’ Basketball squad is inching closer to a historic first ever De Anza League title as they used a fast start...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 8, 2009
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain lion reported in rural Woodside

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Original post made on Sep. 15, 2008
Last comment by laraza, on Sep 15, 2008 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 2595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deaths

<B>Richard O. Schulte Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11201 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by C.Mazenko, on Jul 3, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 2595 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Superintendent writes to parents about bullying

Superintendent Kevin Skelly emailed district parents Wednesday afternoon to explain how the district intends to improve its...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by sandrawyt, on Mar 10, 2013 at 1:35 am | 49 comments | 2594 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: In art as in politics, one person can make things happen

First off, a confession: As a kid, I was determined to become a sketch artist and spent many hours with pencil and pen attempting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on May 17, 2016 at 9:09 pm | 6 comments | 2594 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
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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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