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SPORTS

PA Babe Ruth 15s advance to NorCal State title game

It did not take a lot of offense to get the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars into the Northern California state...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jul 29, 2009 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2582 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Adios Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin's inauspicious departure speech from the Alaska Governorship is yet one more nail in her political coffin. Petty,...

Original post made by A Boomer on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 29, 2009 at 6:09 am | 32 comments | 2315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Future of Downtown Library sparks debate

Palo Alto's effort to upgrade its aged Downtown Library has sparked a community debate over whether the new facility should...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Andy, on Jul 28, 2009 at 11:49 pm | 50 comments | 3422 Views

SPORTS

Osterloh has a busy tennis week

Former Stanford All-American Lilia Osterloh ranks high enough among women's tennis players to find herself in the main draw...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by John, on Jul 28, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 1 comment | 2535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Palo Alto school board incumbents to run

Palo Alto school board members Barb Mitchell and Dana Tom so far are the only people to take out papers to run for the board's...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 9 comments | 2552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, review of College Terrace Centre

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to discuss a grassroots initiative to create a street-width requirement for private...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Senor Blogger, on Jul 28, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 2519 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Please read my policies and agenda in regard to families:

Family Progress Ten days after taking office, the President established a White House Task Force on Middle Class Working...

Original post made by Obama on Jul. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1779 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

obsesity is the core cause of American's broken health care system?

"Obesity's not just dangerous, it's expensive. New research shows medical spending averages $1,400 more a year for an obese...

Original post made by overweight on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by overweight, on Jul 28, 2009 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 1779 Views

AROUND TOWN

RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13220 posted Tuesday, July 28, 2009, 9:35...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by jh, on Jul 28, 2009 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 2002 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PA Ruth 15s a win away from NorCal title game

The road to a repeat of 2008 has been smooth for the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars. Last year's Pacific Southwest...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Lauren, on Jul 28, 2009 at 11:01 am | 4 comments | 2280 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

SLAC vandalism triggers FBI investigation

An act of vandalism at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory over the weekend that left thousands of protein samples thawing...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Donald, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:49 am | 7 comments | 3027 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women win 20-over national polo title

While Stockton may not be compared to Las Vegas on a lot of lists for vacation hot spots, coach Susan Ortwein and her Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 3285 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Huge Palo Alto water project comes up tonight

Palo Alto's decade-long effort to protect its water supply against a major earthquake is expected to hit a milestone tonight,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Super, on Jul 28, 2009 at 9:44 am | 6 comments | 2249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin as a national strategy

Summer Mandarin students at Palo Alto High School don't consider themselves players in U.S. national strategy. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Blessings McFee, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:30 am | 4 comments | 4534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FaceBook Not As Private As One May Think

And because of FaceBook not being as private as one may think, I'm posting a helpful link. Also, not noted in the link,...

Original post made by JustFYI on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Jul 27, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 19 comments | 2989 Views

AROUND TOWN

Agencies serving elderly and kids brace for impact

The impact of California's looming budget cuts on health and welfare programs serving the elderly, children and persons with...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by yap, on Jul 27, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 11 comments | 2969 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court upholds death penalty for EPA woman

The California Supreme Court today upheld a death penalty ruling for an East Palo Alto woman who fatally shot two people...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 27, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 2662 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Booze theft from Longs Drugs results in arrest

A 29-year-old man was arrested in Palo Alto Tuesday night after allegedly stealing two bottles of alcohol from Longs Drugs...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 27, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 22 comments | 4519 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SF Creek anti-flood plans move forward -- at last

An ambitious plan to tame the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek by widening a downstream channel and lowering a marshlands...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jul 27, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 4 comments | 2391 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bridging troubled waters

Major construction projects (and, consequently, swelling water bills) may help explain why Palo Alto's water-efficiency programs...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Jul 26, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 5 comments | 4283 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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