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SPORTS

Palo Alto grads help Bucknell women advance in water polo

The Bucknell women's water polo team is making some big waves on the East Coast, and the Bisons have sophomore Hallie Kennan...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PTA launches 'bullying' parent-education series

The Palo Alto PTA will begin a series of presentations Tuesday night aimed at educating parents and others about the difficulties...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Scott Huse, on Jan 12, 2009 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 2421 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Poor air quality forces another Spare the Air alert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that today, July 12, will be another "Spare the Air" day. Today's...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by pollution, on Jul 12, 2012 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 2421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's New City Manager Did The Same Job For Berkeley!

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Original post made by Kate on Jul. 16, 2008
Last comment by An Observer, on Jul 18, 2008 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 2421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to debate future of Palo Alto Bowl

Palo Alto Bowl would make way for a new Hilton-operated hotel if the City Council votes to approve the project tonight. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 15, 2009 at 8:21 am | 33 comments | 2421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Finding the 'friendliest' family biking routes

Bike Palo Alto, sponsored by the Barron Park and Collage Terrace Green Teams, helped 300 people, mostly families, find "bike...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by anon, on Oct 14, 2010 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 2421 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ann DeBusk

The success of any organization, business or community is largely dependent on how its top leader provides inspiration and...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The candidates next door

Fourteen candidates -- including 13 newcomers and one political veteran -- will be jostling for five seats on the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
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SPORTS

Paly teams make a splash at league swim finals

The Palo Alto and Gunn girls staged another stirring battle while the Palo Alto boys atoned for last season's stumble from...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Noel, on May 7, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 2420 Views

SPORTS

Trip to Junior Olympics faces a tough hurdle

Thirteen members of the Peninsula Youth Sports Program did their job recently at the AAU West Coast Junior Olympic Games...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Kel, on Jul 19, 2011 at 12:19 am | 1 comment | 2420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mitzvah Day draws 600 volunteers

Pouring rain and blustery wind didn't stop nearly 600 people from participating in Mitzvah Day on Monday, organized by the...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

Cycles of life

Friends, poets and former Peninsula residents Maureen Eppstein and Henri Bensussen will give a shared reading in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Shirley Gaines, on Jun 1, 2015 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 2420 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police chief to meet with community

Palo Alto Interim Police Chief Dennis Burns will hold two meetings to speak with the community about current events, recent...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Retired Marine, on Feb 15, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 6 comments | 2419 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nature lovers applaud expansion of Byxbee Park

After years of anticipation, Palo Alto's nature lovers jubilantly welcomed a new era Friday morning when the city opened...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Creighton Beryl, on Jul 12, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 21 comments | 2419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Inspirational' Paly High sophomore dies in sleep

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Original post made on Sep. 15, 2008
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Sep 15, 2008 at 6:05 pm | 1 comment | 2419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Edison transfers East Palo Alto charter school

Despite management changes, students at East Palo Alto's high-performing Edison Brentwood Academy will notice few if any...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by mutti, on May 24, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 5 comments | 2419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen mental health program set to expand

An intensive El Camino Hospital program designed to teach high school students how to cope with serious mental health conditions...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Mar 23, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 2419 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

rape on Waverley Street on March 8?

The city police log says a rape occurred on Waverley Street on March 8. Does anyone know what part of town this was in (Waverley...

Original post made by Sarah on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Info, on Mar 12, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 2419 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Barack Obama accused of arrogance and inexperience over Berlin speech

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Original post made by jr on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 12, 2008 at 3:26 pm | 7 comments | 2419 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bailout is only temporary relief

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Original post made by bubble bailout on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by ASMITH, on Sep 26, 2008 at 11:25 pm | 4 comments | 2419 Views
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Common Application's 2017-2018 Essay Prompts
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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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