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SPORTS

Espinosa, Villeneuve help Brown men capture Ivy League water polo title

==B Local collegians== With Palo Alto native Toby Espinosa and Atherton resident Grant Villeneuve both contributing, the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Edward, on Nov 2, 2011 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 2492 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

BART and High Speed Rail Projects - Vote No-

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Original post made by Rick on Aug. 8, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Aug 11, 2008 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 2492 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain said struggling homeowners need to skip vacations while McCains were purchasing 2nd beach condo

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Original post made by Tone-deaf John on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Aug 25, 2008 at 11:36 am | 10 comments | 2492 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Meg is spending like there is no tomorrow

According to the Mercury-News, Meg Whitman has already spent almost $40 million of her own money on her campaign for governor....

Original post made by Meg on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 7, 2010 at 10:02 pm | 32 comments | 2492 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Nurses plan protest at Whitman's Atherton home

Members of the California Nurses Association say that about 1,000 of them will be coming to the Atherton home of Republican...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 17, 2010 at 10:44 am | 16 comments | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget and Fire Station 8

A possible budget saving could come to the City of Palo Alto if they would consider a cooperative agreement with the State...

Original post made by David on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by , on Mar 18, 2010 at 10:57 pm | 2 comments | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

100th birthday

Florence Sund Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12991 posted Friday, May...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by luckyjane9@yahoo.com, on May 22, 2010 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ham radio operators to help out on July 4

The Palo Alto Fire Department is calling on ham radio operators to help watch over fire-sensitive areas around the city during...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Bobbie, on Jun 30, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 4 comments | 2492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Caswell leads, Dauber trails, in fundraising

School board incumbent Melissa Baten Caswell led and challenger Ken Dauber trailed in fundraising for next month's election...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Chedabob, on Oct 16, 2012 at 9:39 am | 19 comments | 2491 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Safeway clerk sentenced for dealing drugs

Cayetano Figueroa-Fernandez, a 32-year-old stock clerk at the Safeway supermarket on El Camino Real in Menlo Park, was sentenced...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2491 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad, NBA veteran comes out as gay

Jason Collins, a Stanford graduate from 1998 to 2001, came out as gay today in a Sports Illustrated article. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Tom's Wife, on Apr 30, 2013 at 11:38 am | 5 comments | 2491 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Glad Bailout Did Not Pass

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Original post made by Congress refused bailout on Sep. 29, 2008
Last comment by Tom, on Sep 30, 2008 at 6:55 pm | 9 comments | 2491 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto Copies San Francisco

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/02/07/MN6M15P43V.DTL&hw=American+Apparel&sn=001&sc=1000...

Original post made by Alabama on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Feb 8, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 2491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto gives emphatic "NO!" to rail station

California's high-speed rail system should not stop in Palo Alto as it speeds between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 27, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 39 comments | 2491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto woman wins 2012 National Wetlands Award

Florence LaRiviere has frequented Palo Alto's Baylands since the 1950s, but she said developments diminished much of the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Barbara and Barry , on May 7, 2012 at 12:53 am | 5 comments | 2491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly students to be on KQED's 'Forum' this morning

A Palo Alto High School student magazine cover story on "rape culture" will be among the the subjects Monday of the KQED...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Colleen D., on Apr 15, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 11 comments | 2491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City View

Architectural Review Board (Sept. 24) Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11699...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 7, 2009 at 12:05 pm | 5 comments | 2490 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to do outreach on recycling, 'privacy'

Palo Alto will conduct more outreach before drafting a new recycling ordinance, and address "privacy" concerns before considering...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by NOgreenpolice, on Mar 21, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 15 comments | 2490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district prioritizes plans for 2009

The impact of state budget cuts, changes to school-attendance boundaries and staff development are top priorities for Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 18, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 5 comments | 2490 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alvarez jury still weighing life or death

Jurors in San Mateo County who are deliberating a possible death sentence for Alberto Alvarez versus a life in prison failed...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by ernie, on Dec 21, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 9 comments | 2490 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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