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AROUND TOWN

Raging Grannies rock Cinequest film festival

The Raging Grannies hit the silver screen this weekend as local filmmaker Pam Walton premieres her new documentary on the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Granny G, on Mar 7, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 2448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto parrots

Can anyone tell me where the flock of conures (small green parrots) are roosting these days?Last summer I saw a few in midtown...

Original post made by Sue on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 16, 2009 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 2448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arts & Entertainment feature story: Comedy in conflict

It might seem impossible to find humor in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but at least one comedy being shown in this year's...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 27, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 2448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks input on housing strategy

Palo Alto planners are inviting residents to a Tuesday workshop to discuss the city's housing needs and to help shape the...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Veteran is right, on Sep 8, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 11 comments | 2447 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's O'Hara captures highest honor in women's soccer

Senior forward Kelley O'Hara became the first Stanford player in history to the win the Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jim Patrick, on Jan 11, 2010 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 2447 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Girl Scout rallies volunteers to help teachers

The Ravenswood City School District got a boost last weekend from a Girl Scout who gathered 70 volunteers to overhaul the...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Laurie Hunter, on Dec 4, 2008 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 2447 Views

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Letters

Project Cornerstone Read the full letter here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12162 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by TipAndRing, on Dec 18, 2009 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 2447 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: Cubberley Community Center; 'Magical Bridge' playground

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=25000...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 17, 2012 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 2447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Youth safety Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12982 posted Friday, May...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Cheryl Nafzgar, on May 26, 2010 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 2446 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Measure R deserves overwhelming defeat

When the Palo Alto firefighters union began circulating petitions to place a protectionist measure on the Nov. 2 election...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:24 am | 3 comments | 2446 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

vote for photo of Coyote Hill (palo alto) in SIGMA contest

Hi, Leo is a high school student at Gunn High. His photo of the beautiful Coyote Hill near Standford is entering the SIGMA...

Original post made by ajchen on Mar. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2446 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DUI arrests down over holiday weekend

Over the Christmas holiday weekend, DUI arrests were down, but fatal collisions were up in the Bay Area from a year ago,...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by It's the law, on Dec 27, 2012 at 11:59 am | 4 comments | 2446 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 | 2446 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Are prayers in order for the national economy?

I have previously asked such a question about the California economy. I have not heard anything, in a serious sense, to...

Original post made by James on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 7, 2009 at 7:43 pm | 17 comments | 2446 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google - You can trust us with your data

Google's Eric Schmidt: You can trust us with your data. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/google/7864223/Googles-Eric-Schmidt-You-can-trust-us-with-your-data.html Yea...

Original post made by Hostile Data Environment on Jul. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2446 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another like you.

This is one of the better explanations of the current state of political affairs in this country: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TMVZqJhwnQ ...well,...

Original post made by Gary on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 17, 2011 at 9:57 am | 7 comments | 2446 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chronicling the dirty side of 'Techville'

The pioneering work of Silicon Valley on microprocessors, computers and circuits may have bestowed the region with abundant...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Ghost in the Machine, on Aug 31, 2016 at 4:53 pm | 5 comments | 2446 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dalai Lama to make third visit to Stanford

While are not Buddhist , we crossed the Tiber, the Dalai Lama has an admiral commitment to peaceful conflict resolution,...

Original post made by Sharon on Jan. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board tackles long-range plans for Gunn, Paly

To make room for increasing enrollment, Palo Alto school trustees tonight will be asked to approve long-range plans for Paly...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 2, 2009 at 12:51 pm | 5 comments | 2445 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Activity on Forest and Gilman

Anyone know what happened late last near Forest Ave and Gilman near the post office? There were a LOT of police officers...

Original post made by Donny on Apr. 4, 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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