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March 2, 2012

Cover Story
      Short, but not necessarily sweet
      Short Story Contest Winners
      About the judges
      Apala G. Egan, 'Bastille Day'
      Bastille Day
      When the Knock Comes
      Diane Holcomb, 'When the Knock Comes'
      Curtis Wu, 'Robot Rob'
      New Shoes Always Hurt
      Robot Rob
      Emily Katz, 'Merry Go Round'
      Merry Go Round
      The Perfect Souvenir
      Maya McNealis, 'Perfect Souvenir'
      A Tale of a Tail
      Emma Miller, 'A Tale of a Tail'
      Nicolet Knauer, 'Nico'
      Honorable Mentions

      Homebuilder signs deal for Alma Plaza
      New Facebook applications to spearhead emergency support
      City View
      Forging friendships for 40 years
      Duveneck residents call for surveillance cameras
      News Digest
      Plan to revitalize Edgewood Plaza moves ahead
      Surveys: Student emotional health improving
      Despite tax growth, Palo Alto braces for deficits
      Gunn sisters juggle academics with life at the VA
      A romance in black and white
      Palo Alto, police union deadlocked over contract
      Nonprofit Notebook
      Quote of the week
      Palo Alto looks to hike refuse rates
      Board ponders Addison Elementary boundary change
      Yeh lays out vision for Palo Alto's 'renewal'
      Around Town
      Tips for preventing a burglary or robbery
      Public Agenda
      Group calls for more rail crossings, parks around Caltrain tracks

      Guest Opinion: A moment of inspired parenting
      Editorial: More pressure on city wages, benefits

Title Pages
      Book Talk
      The tragedy of the shah

Eating Out
      Greek-American comfort food

Community Pulse
      Rusella "Rusty" van Bronkhorst
      Police calls

Arts & Entertainment
      A&E News
      Opening lineup
      Playwright's premiere
      A little less plot, a little more harmless fun

      Titles to defend and wins
      Menlo School girls, M-A boys hope to end title droughts
      Sports Shorts
      Menlo College women's basketball teams heads to nationals
      On the air
      M-A senior is just as tough as he looks

Real Estate
      Sales at a glance
      Trash or treasure?
      Home Front for March 2:
      Garden tips for March
      Building permits