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AROUND TOWN

Voting at an early age in Palo Alto

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Original post made on Nov. 4, 2008
Last comment by JLS Mom too, on Nov 4, 2008 at 2:18 pm | 5 comments | 2485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Something wonderful

With magnificent melodies such as "Hello Young Lovers," "Something Wonderful" and "I Have Dreamed" — not to mention...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Big Fan, on May 1, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 2485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coroners' report details injuries in plane crash

When San Mateo County investigators arrived at the scene of the Feb. 17 plane crash in East Palo Alto, they found the bodies...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Ray, on May 5, 2010 at 11:39 am | 23 comments | 2485 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Still upset about bag ban

Phase II comes into effect on July 1 and I am still upset about this. This ban is not right and the charge for paper is not...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jun 19, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 13 comments | 2484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district: 'No' on new elementary school, but explore K-8 site

Palo Alto school district leadership are recommending against the long-discussed proposal of opening a 13th elementary school,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 28, 2016 at 8:00 am | 3 comments | 2484 Views

SPORTS

Lichtman dots the stat sheet in Stanford win

Junior Cassidy Lichtman enjoyed another diverse evening as the Stanford women's volleyball team made it two in a row at the...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by John Grout, on Sep 12, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 2484 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

S&P versus Presidential Party

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Original post made by Bulls & Bears on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 14, 2008 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 2484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State launches Halloween crackdown on under-age drinking

California's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is ramping up its statewide efforts to reduce the number of minors...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 29, 2014 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 2483 Views

SPORTS

Rainy day puts a damper on Stanford football

Most days during the football season, senior running back Toby Gerhart doesn't mind his bicycle trips around the Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by ltk, on Oct 15, 2009 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 2483 Views

SPORTS

Suit ban puts CCS spotlight back on athletes for swim finals

It didn't take long for the records to start falling at the 2009 Central Coast Section Swimming and Diving Championships....

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by swim fan, on May 21, 2010 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 2483 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men lose a chance to climb Pac-12 hoop standings

Dwight Powell scored 18 points and grabbed nine points but the Stanford men's basketball team dropped a 64-60 decision to...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by cburiiii, on Feb 13, 2014 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 2483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two PA creeks make Bay Area's top trash list

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Original post made on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 18, 2008 at 7:26 am | 6 comments | 2483 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Woman killed by train Monday was from Palo Alto

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has identified the woman killed by a train at Encinal Avenue in Menlo Park Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by CDV, on Jan 21, 2012 at 8:34 pm | 8 comments | 2482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo School Mock Trial Team goes to state

For Jeremy Rossmann and the Menlo School Mock Trial Team, this weekend is like the Super Bowl. Menlo School will represent...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Legal Lady, on Mar 23, 2009 at 7:43 am | 3 comments | 2482 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver loses control, barrels into Woodside bank

Woodside's Wells Fargo bank was not built with a drive-up window, but the driver of a black Mercedes on Tuesday, April 14,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Senior with a manual transmission, on Apr 18, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments | 2482 Views

SPORTS

Albanese tosses another no-hitter while Klausner, Vujovich just miss

==BI Tuesday's prep roundup== With senior pitcher Sammy Albanese stretching her streak of hitless innings to eight games,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Apr 22, 2010 at 8:42 am | 4 comments | 2482 Views

SPORTS

A shocker: Stanford women fall in Final Four

There's not much else the Stanford women's basketball senior class needed to accomplish to take its rightful place in Cardinal...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Andrew, on Apr 6, 2011 at 4:09 pm | 13 comments | 2482 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

You know 9-1-1, but have you heard of 2-1-1?

A little-known phone number to help people find resources when they need them should be expanded to all Americans, Congresswoman...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by shocked, on Jul 9, 2010 at 6:40 am | 7 comments | 2482 Views

AROUND TOWN

PALY Model Citizen Charity Fashion Show

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Original post made by Jessica on May. 28, 2008
Last comment by Jessica, on May 29, 2008 at 1:22 am | 1 comment | 2482 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another driveway robbery this a.m. in Palo Alto

An armed robber snagged a Palo Alto woman's purse shortly after midnight this morning (Saturday, Jan. 8) just after she had...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by Ladrome, on Jan 10, 2011 at 1:51 pm | 20 comments | 2481 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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