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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified to get big stimulus boost

The Palo Alto Unified School District is scheduled to receive an estimated $2.8 million in additional federal funds under...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 1, 2009 at 7:35 am | 9 comments | 2413 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Page Mill to get charged in electrocution death?

By Jessica Bernstein-Wax Daily News Staff Writer Posted: 03/19/2009 10:52:49 PM PDT The San Mateo County District...

Original post made by FInally! on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Mar 20, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 2413 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

It's official: Jeff Rosen wins DA race

Jeff Rosen's victory over Dolores Carr in Santa Clara County's razor-thin race for district attorney became official Friday...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Domecq, on Jun 11, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 2413 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Life of pioneering pilot Elinor Smith remembered

Elinor Smith Sullivan, 98, one of the world's earliest and most renowned female pilots, died of kidney failure at Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Nov 9, 2010 at 8:50 am | 3 comments | 2413 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fundraiser for Opportunity Health Partners

Enduring Treasures Help the Needy in Chaotic Times In a chaotic time when the true meaning of “value” is increasingly...

Original post made by Carol Garsten on Dec. 8, 2008
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AROUND TOWN

Stanford drive-through testing shows promise

A simulated drive-through medical clinic tested at Stanford Hospital on Friday has been deemed a success, a doctor said Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 18, 2009 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 2413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to seek federal funds for new infrastructure

Palo Alto officials are hoping a new president and his proposed economic-stimulus package will help the city build a new...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Outrageous request, on Feb 17, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 11 comments | 2412 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Meeting June 16 on Foothill 'Palo Alto Campus'

The future of a proposed new "Palo Alto Campus" for Foothill-De Anza Community College District will be discussed at a three-way...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Keep Cubberley as is, on Jun 13, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 10 comments | 2412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer Spare the Air season begins

More than just a prelude to summer, the beginning of May is also the start of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Fed-up, on May 2, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 8 comments | 2412 Views

SPORTS

Plenty of options for Stanford as a handful of teams chase after NCAA title No. 101

==B Stanford roundup== Stanford's 100th NCAA title banner waves freely and predominantly among the varied collection of...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bruin Fan, on Apr 22, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 2412 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CHP issues 20,000-plus 'cell-phone citations'

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Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Greg K, on Dec 20, 2009 at 9:41 am | 7 comments | 2412 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lockerbie outrage: What did Brown and Obama know, and when did they know it?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/libya/6076926/Lockerbie-bomber-release-pressure-mounting-on-Gordon-Brown.html There...

Original post made by Gary on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 28, 2010 at 6:30 pm | 28 comments | 2412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Script keeps 'Mockingbird' from singing

"To Kill A Mockingbird," Harper Lee's only novel, is arguably one of the most important works of American literature to come...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 18, 2010 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 2412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Third Middle-Of-The-Road Stop Sign Taken Out This Morning in College Terrace

This stop sign at College & Columbia has been taken out twice now in a month. Another was taken out two months ago two blocks...

Original post made by McGrude on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by McGrude, on Aug 12, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 28 comments | 2412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain's hopes ride on new rail agreement

Caltrain long-deferred dream of electrified tracks could finally become reality under a new proposal between the California...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mila, on Mar 25, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 13 comments | 2412 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama arrives for Bay Area visit

President Barack Obama arrived Wednesday evening at Moffett Federal Airfield aboard Air Force One. Obama was in the Bay Area...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 25, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 7 comments | 2412 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Crisis? Not for local housing market, reps say

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Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by bikes2work, on Oct 5, 2008 at 9:38 pm | 8 comments | 2411 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Ave area parking

The parking situation near Cal Ave for the Evergreen Park residents on College, Ash, Birch & Oxford has gotten out of control....

Original post made by Andrea on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by RS, on Dec 12, 2008 at 4:06 pm | 4 comments | 2411 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What does Fall in Palo Alto mean to you?

Hi everyone, I'm the staff photographer here at the Weekly and I'm working on a photo story covering "Autumn in Palo Alto."...

Original post made by Veronica Weber on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Lindsay, on Nov 18, 2009 at 5:00 pm | 17 comments | 2411 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cubberley still an option for Foothill expansion

Faced with conflicting arguments and clashing priorities, Palo Alto officials defied dozens of citizens Monday night and...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Losing Status, on Jun 29, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 28 comments | 2411 Views
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Affordable Housing: Complexities
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Common Application's 2017-2018 Essay Prompts
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The Call for Couples or Marriage Counseling? Communication
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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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