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SPORTS

It'll be a fresh start for Stanford's Hogan at QB

Kevin Hogan's rise to prominence came about almost as suddenly as Stanford's rise as an elite football program. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Sep 8, 2013 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 9007 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA teacher faces misdemeanor charges for party

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Original post made by A Parent on Dec. 16, 2006
Last comment by Anon3, on Dec 27, 2006 at 12:22 pm | 60 comments | 9005 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mixed-use project on El Camino wins approval

As Palo Alto prepares to adopt a long-awaited vision for the eclectic neighborhood around Fry's Electronics, a group of dense,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by llfried, on Nov 20, 2013 at 5:44 pm | 71 comments | 8998 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police missed stroke signs after man hits cars

When William Brian Bedwell left his Palo Alto apartment on the morning of April 14, he kissed his wife and headed off to...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by CHARLES, on Jun 5, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 27 comments | 8989 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remembering those who left legacies

As the Weekly reflects back on 2016, we remember a few of the leaders we lost in 2016 who left an indelible impression on...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 3, 2017 at 10:55 pm | 11 comments | 8989 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Water district bans purchase of bottled water

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2007
Last comment by Toblerone, on Oct 16, 2013 at 11:40 am | 28 comments | 8988 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

AT&T's sweeping antenna plan wins final OK

A contentious plan by AT&T to mount dozens of antennas on utility poles throughout Palo Alto cruised to the finish line Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Don't Freaking Fry Me, on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:51 pm | 26 comments | 8986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bargain Box, other California Avenue tenants concerned about eviction

The recent sales of a number of family-held commercial buildings in the California Avenue business district are worrying...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Gary B, on Oct 21, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 22 comments | 8981 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian killed while crossing Embarcadero is identified

A Palo Alto woman who died after being hit by a pick-up truck Friday night, Jan. 25, has been identified by the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by anon too, on Dec 16, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 119 comments | 8978 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Debate over schools delays Buena Vista's closure

The fate of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park remains cloudy, but residents of the sprawling park received a sliver of good news...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Be Kind PA, on Apr 16, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 106 comments | 8973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school liaisons break language, cultural barriers

When Patricia Estrada's first-grade son got into a conflict with another Duveneck Elementary School student during a game...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Article, on Jan 17, 2016 at 7:40 pm | 7 comments | 8967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County looks to redesign Page Mill-Oregon, Foothill expressways

Some of the most dangerous and congested sections of Oregon Expressway/Page Mill Road from Alma Street to Foothill Expressway...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 26, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 40 comments | 8965 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rev. Jesse Jackson to East Palo Alto: Fight gentrification

East Palo Alto residents must fight to keep their city, and the Rev. Jesse Jackson encouraged them to organize. Otherwise,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 21, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 17 comments | 8960 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Acacia totals car in downtown Palo Alto

A woman who had only been at work 10 minutes received a phone call from Palo Alto police that she couldn't imagine. Her car...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Great Canopy - Great City, on Jan 13, 2015 at 2:45 pm | 24 comments | 8958 Views

MOVIES

The accidental tourist

Maria Vaccaro appears to have that enviable European ease with languages. Her dark eyes animated, she slips quickly from...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Sezen Tezic, on Nov 14, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 2 comments | 8955 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New superintendent dreams big for Ravenswood

Surveying East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District with fresh eyes, new Superintendent Gloria Hernandez sees a lot...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by OPar, on Jan 23, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 5 comments | 8954 Views

SPORTS

Stanford track signs class of record-breaking athletes

The week-long early signing period began with a bang for Stanford track and field, with the decision and addition of defending...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Hash House Harrier, on Nov 24, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 3 comments | 8951 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA plans $181,000 green-coordination effort

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Original post made on Jun. 17, 2007
Last comment by Marvin, on Jun 20, 2007 at 6:42 pm | 15 comments | 8950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers propose new classes for Palo Alto

Palo Alto school board members reacted to teachers' proposals for a host of new class offerings for 2014-15, and indicated...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on Jan 30, 2014 at 10:22 pm | 63 comments | 8941 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New battles loom over 'planned community' developments

With residents in Barron Park and Green Acres up in arms against a planned housing complex on Maybell Avenue, their counterparts...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Oct 26, 2013 at 10:55 pm | 20 comments | 8935 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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