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SPORTS

Stanford's Smith awarded Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of Year

Stanford senior Alanna Smith has been named the Pac-12 Women Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year. She is Stanford’s...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2019
Last comment by YP, on Mar 4, 2019 at 4:55 pm | 1 comment | 724 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Peninsula cities seek more oversight on water projects

Seeking a greater role in development of major water projects, Palo Alto and its 25 partner cities are finalizing a new water-supply...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2019
Last comment by Annette, on Mar 4, 2019 at 1:16 pm | 3 comments | 2472 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood shoots into NorCal final; Priory falls just short

Pinewood, the No. 3 seed in the NorCal Open Division girls basketball playoffs, traveled to Concord on Saturday and beat...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2019
Last comment by Not a Bball Coach, on Mar 4, 2019 at 1:02 pm | 3 comments | 1321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior services nonprofit Avenidas debuts new center

A new, state-of-the-art enrichment center for older adults in downtown Palo Alto opens its doors to the public Monday, April...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Marie, on Mar 4, 2019 at 12:16 pm | 5 comments | 3382 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Gabbin' with Gavin; cap and tirade

In the latest Around Town column, Gov. Gavin Newsom pays a visit to Paly, several residents make a last-ditch effort to stop...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Mar 4, 2019 at 11:44 am | 4 comments | 2946 Views

AROUND TOWN

Critical utility positions go unfilled

Hampered by sky-high housing costs and a tight labor market, Palo Alto is struggling to fill critical positions in the Utilities...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 3, 2019 at 9:14 pm | 16 comments | 3438 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Project would add an estimated 900 workers to East Palo Alto

A community meeting is set for Thursday on a proposed six-story building at University Circle business park in East Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 3, 2019 at 9:07 pm | 15 comments | 5721 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Palo Alto Promise KPIs

Dear All, The Weekly has not published an article on this important topic, which is coming before the Board (for a second...

Original post made by Fact Checker on Mar. 3, 2019
Last comment by Greene and Paly Parent, on Mar 3, 2019 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student-services director named Ravenswood's acting superintendent

The Ravenswood school board has appointed Gina Sudaria, the district's director of student services and a longtime employee,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2019
Last comment by Correction, on Mar 3, 2019 at 5:35 pm | 4 comments | 2821 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Book sheds light on Santa Clara County's black pioneers

Author Jan Batiste Adkins' newly released book traces the history of local people of African heritage and their roles in...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2019
Last comment by A Black Man Speaketh, on Mar 3, 2019 at 3:43 pm | 17 comments | 3250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police investigate robbery outside Taco Bell

Palo Alto police are looking for three people who they said robbed a teenage boy of his phone outside a Taco Bell on East...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2019
Last comment by While Driving Down Miramonte in MV, on Mar 3, 2019 at 1:03 pm | 15 comments | 2737 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sutter, Palo Alto Medical Foundation accused of false Medicare claims

The U.S. Attorney's Office has joined a lawsuit against Sutter Health and the Palo Alto Medical Foundation accusing the health...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2018
Last comment by AAPC CPC Coder , on Mar 3, 2019 at 12:04 pm | 44 comments | 9640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In court filing, school district defends decision to allow accused harasser to remain in robotics program

The Palo Alto school district is asking a judge overseeing a thorny student sexual-harassment case to uphold a district decision...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by pa parent, on Mar 3, 2019 at 3:02 am | 23 comments | 5597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High School algebra pilot shows mixed results

A Palo Alto school district report shows grades have remained steady and low-income, minority and special-education students...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by Greene and Paly parent, on Mar 2, 2019 at 2:29 pm | 91 comments | 7425 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A new Cubberley in sight

The former Cubberley High School site, likely the most valuable piece of publicly owned real estate in Palo Alto, has been...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Ms. Wells, on Mar 2, 2019 at 8:58 am | 5 comments | 2569 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The brain detective

In the world of pathologists, Dr. Hannes Vogel of Stanford University Medical Center is a rarefied subset. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by Brain Reality, on Mar 1, 2019 at 8:34 am | 21 comments | 5088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Consultant: Staffing cuts ahead for Ravenswood

Difficult budget decisions are looming for the Ravenswood City School District, where staff is projecting potential layoffs...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

One road closes, another stretches on for Paly hoops

The late-season winning streak continues. The Palo Alto boys basketball team won its 10th in a row Thursday. The Vikings,...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Chris Cummings, on Mar 1, 2019 at 6:36 am | 1 comment | 2439 Views

SPORTS

Eastside Prep boys will way to NorCal win over Nueva

It was a miracle the tiny gym at Eastside Prep didn't burn down. The No. 4 Panthers and 12th-seeded Mavericks, playing for...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by dsh216, on Mar 1, 2019 at 2:32 am | 1 comment | 860 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A bridge to Japan

Nijiya Market's origin story is a familiar one. Longing for the flavors of one's homeland, an immigrant creates a space --...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2019
Last comment by Good Sushi At Nijiya, on Feb 28, 2019 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 2564 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 33rd 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 March 29. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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