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AROUND TOWN

PAMF offering H1N1 shots today for healthy adults and children

We went to the Mountain View location and they offered it to adults also even though not mentioned on their website. Wait...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 6, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 6, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 2058 Views

AROUND TOWN

New hotels reserving space in Palo Alto

If Palo Alto is slogging through a recession, hotel developers apparently didn't get the memo. Three new hotel proposals...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Dec 6, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 13 comments | 3016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burns sworn in as Palo Alto police chief

Facing a crowd of city officials, state dignitaries, law enforcement colleagues and family members, Palo Alto Police Chief...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on Dec 6, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 33 comments | 3410 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Knights set for round 2 of AYF playoffs

The American Youth Football playoffs move into the second round this weekend with the Palo Alto Knights's Jr. Pee Wee team...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by HJ Huckman, on Dec 6, 2009 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 4277 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football: Las Vegas or Emerald Bowl are likely

It is time for the weekly briefing on where the Stanford football team may wind up this bowl season, and should the Pac-10...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by dcelesti, on Dec 5, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 4 comments | 2624 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Quote of the week

"While a number of serious mistakes have been made, they were made with good intentions." Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12074...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Gone But Not Forgotten, on Dec 5, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 4 comments | 1983 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Gerhart named to AFCA All-American team

The first of what could be many postseason honors has arrived for Stanford senior running back Toby Gerhart. Gerhart, who...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jimbo, on Dec 5, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 3 comments | 2531 Views

SPORTS

Menlo eyes football revenge and CCS title

It has been nearly three months since the Menlo School football team suffered its first, and worst, loss of the season. That...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by menlo fan, on Dec 5, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 2670 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Pre-Hysterical" at Foothill College tonight

A series of Foothill College student written and performed short plays around the theme “Pre-History.” Last performance...

Original post made by mom of student on Dec. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

PAMP correction Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12080 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by TipAndRing, on Dec 5, 2009 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 2299 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fay Bauling, founder of Head Start, dies at 100

Fay Bauling, 100, a 37-year resident of Palo Alto and founder of the U.S. Head Start program, died Nov. 26 in Israel. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by john lovelace, on Dec 5, 2009 at 10:02 am | 2 comments | 2759 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Hospital makes top-45 hospital list

A national group of large employers has listed Stanford Hospitals & Clinics as among the top 45 health care institutions...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 5, 2009 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 2021 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women reach NCAA soccer final

Christen Press scored in sudden-death overtime to lift the Stanford women's soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Pac-10 opponent...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by soccer dad, on Dec 4, 2009 at 9:09 pm | 1 comment | 2628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly graduate is featured on PBS documentary "American Masters" this week

Joan Baez (graduated from Palo Alto High School in 1958) is the subject of the American Masters TV show this week. The 2-hour...

Original post made by Bill on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Longterm Admirer, on Dec 4, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 2016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Young at heart

==I Short Story Contest winners offer fresh perspectives from youthful protagonists== From an epic adventure in the Arctic...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by TennisStorm, on Dec 4, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 2160 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Miss California USA crown eludes Paly grad

Enduring a grueling schedule this weekend, Palo Alto High School graduate and "Miss Palo Alto" Amy Rogg remained upbeat despite...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Fan of Amy, on Dec 4, 2009 at 7:15 pm | 14 comments | 5460 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judge issues split ruling on high-speed rail

A Sacramento judge ruled Wednesday that the state agency charged with building a high-speed rail line from San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by CC, on Dec 4, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 41 comments | 3268 Views

AROUND TOWN

The animal kingdom

Cash has the lead role in this artistic enterprise. In fact, he plays God. But he's a decidedly down-to-earth star. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 2591 Views

AROUND TOWN

is Stanford finally going to build the Page Mill Road bike path?

In the year 2000, Stanford University promised to build a bike path giving pedestrians and bicyclists a safe bypass around...

Original post made by Bill on Dec. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2246 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Global warming fraud cabal

A hacker seems to have gotten into a major university database in England, and it looks really bad for those true believers...

Original post made by Jim on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Dec 4, 2009 at 9:40 am | 21 comments | 3070 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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