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AROUND TOWN

M-A boys, girls advance to PAL basketball championships

==BI Prep report == The Menlo-Atherton boys basketball team scored the final seven points of its semifinal game with Jefferson...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by retuy, 4 minutes ago | 1 comment | 989 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto changes course on housing fees

In an unusual move that reflected Palo Alto's shifting political dynamics, the City Council reversed on Monday night its...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by Douglas Moran, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford men fall to Gaels, 66-51, in nonconference hoops

==BI Cardinal corner == Senior Grant Verhoeven scored 12 points and sophomore Robert Cartwright added 10 for the Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by Randylesty, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 704 Views

BOOKS

Menlo School advances to CCS Division II baseball title game

The Menlo School baseball team advanced to the Central Coast Section Division II championship game with a 10-7 victory over...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
Last comment by adminf, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 1263 Views

BOOKS

Bears run past Sacred Heart Prep in PAL Bay Division football

Menlo-Atherton seniors Aajon Johnson and Jordan Mims combined for 405 all-purpose yards and four touchdowns to lead the Bears...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
Last comment by de3ws, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 1041 Views

SPORTS

Defense holds until offense rallies for comeback victory

After failing to find the end zone in the first 59:30, No. 7 Stanford football struck for two touchdowns over the final 24...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2016
Last comment by retuy, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 1498 Views

AROUND TOWN

McCaffrey could be a game time decision against the Irish

==BI Cardinal football == Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey may be a game time decision when it comes to his availability...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
Last comment by retuy, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fall arts preview: an exuberance of culture

Though the weather's not exactly what you'd call "crisp" yet, a few trees are tentatively going scarlet. And rain or shine,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Edie, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 30413 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Knights late score puts them in CCS football title game

Hayden Pegley passed for 378 yards and three touchdowns and the Menlo School football team is headed back to the CCS championship...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1197 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo sweeps boys-girls basketball DH from Gators

The Menlo School boys basketball team had enough. The Knights lost three times to Sacred Heart Prep last year, including...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
There are no comments yet. 992 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Changing course, supe recommends reporting both weighted, unweighted GPAs

Despite Palo Alto school district Superintendent Max McGee's personal reservations about the potential downsides of reporting...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2017
Last comment by Paly Parent, 7 hours ago | 6 comments | 1729 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Talking trash

Phil Bobel, assistant director of public works for the City of Palo Alto, admits something that most people won't. He sometimes...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2017
Last comment by resident, 8 hours ago | 9 comments | 299 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How Do You Handle Neighbors with Barking Dogs?

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Original post made by Member on Aug. 17, 2006
Last comment by neighbor, 8 hours ago | 47 comments | 22286 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bike-share plan takes another turn

Palo Alto's effort to roll out a bike-share program for the community is set to take another turn Monday night, when the...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, 11 hours ago | 66 comments | 7880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District proposes new school calendar

Under a proposed calendar negotiated with the Palo Alto school district's teachers union, students and staff would have a...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
Last comment by check, 12 hours ago | 6 comments | 1288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: off to the Capitol; ruff reception

Tidbits collected by the Weekly staff on people, events and other happenings. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/03/26/around-town-off-to-the-capitol-ruff...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2017
Last comment by TooFunny, 13 hours ago | 7 comments | 1309 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Failure to communicate

The city's voicemail box for questions is full and unable to take additional messages. Emailed questions go unanswered. A...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by mj, 15 hours ago | 12 comments | 1978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Panel at PALY yesterday

PALY hosted a college panel yesterday - very informative. The message that came across loud and clear from the panelists...

Original post made by WOW .. on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by Parent, 16 hours ago | 13 comments | 597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood School District superintendent tackles growing housing crisis

Ravenswood School District's top official says the lack of affordable housing has led more than 1,000 of the district's students...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by member , 16 hours ago | 7 comments | 5905 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning Commission, public to discuss Stanford's major Menlo Park development

Stanford's revised plans to build 459,000 square feet of mixed-use development in Menlo Park will face a round of civic...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, 16 hours ago | 4 comments | 1425 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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