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AROUND TOWN

Rail authority approves $9 million PR effort

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has just welcomed a new member to assist its admittedly flagging community-outreach...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jay Tulcok, on Nov 25, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 32 comments | 6666 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal plans go awry at NCAA championship

What was supposed to be a colorful, celebratory day turned into a successful roundup for the Cowboys and bitter disappointment...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by goloxc, on Nov 25, 2009 at 10:17 am | 15 comments | 7050 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driving high schoolers to school - why???

I have been a high school parent for several years and my kids have always ridden bikes to school, or if they had a lot to...

Original post made by High School Parent on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by yes mommy dearest, on Nov 24, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 36 comments | 3560 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto cuts managers' benefits

Palo Alto's professional and management workers will give up their bonus payments, receive no salary increases and pay for...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Sonny, on Nov 24, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 46 comments | 3475 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters respond to gas leak on Cambridge

A gas leak on Cambridge Avenue in Palo Alto prompted city officials to shut off gas service to area businesses Monday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sonny, on Nov 24, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 8 comments | 2134 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man attempts to steal shoes, falls into creek

A man who allegedly attempted to steal a pair of shoes from Macy's Men's Store in the Stanford Shopping Center today reportedly...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Thanks, on Nov 24, 2009 at 9:15 am | 20 comments | 3043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn to kill all squirrels -asap!

There is an on going debate within the Gunn staff, YOUR OPINION IS NEEDED! A few employees at Gunn High have had wires on...

Original post made by Gunn Employee on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 24, 2009 at 8:03 am | 19 comments | 2544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

"Rogue" principal Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11903 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 24, 2009 at 1:44 am | 12 comments | 2702 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sherman Avenue development put on hold

A proposal for a new four-story mixed-use building at 385 Sherman Ave. is on hold after the Palo Alto Architectural Review...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Nov 24, 2009 at 12:27 am | 3 comments | 2468 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women a win from College Cup; final is sold out

Top-ranked Stanford will play host to Boston College in the quarterfinals of the NCAA women's soccer tournament Friday at...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by pele, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 2143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Pee Wees in title hunt

The Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Pee Wee football team is right on schedule to achieving its goal of reaching the postseason and...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by kelston tovo, on Nov 23, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 2139 Views

SPORTS

Stanford can't make it 19 straight over the Bruins in volleyball

For the sixth time this season, the Stanford women's volleyball team went to five sets before a match was decided. That's...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly announces new online 'virtual edition'

A new enhanced digital version of the Palo Alto Weekly will now be available on Palo Alto Online. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Annie, on Nov 23, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 8 comments | 2930 Views

SPORTS

Dramatic finish goes against Stanford

Toby Gerhart rewrote the Stanford record books with his four-touchdown performance, but no one bothered to ask him about...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jim Tritt, on Nov 23, 2009 at 3:03 pm | 5 comments | 2623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes expanding plastic-bag ban

Palo Alto's crusade against non-reusable bags is expected to spread far and wide next year, when the city plans to expand...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 23, 2009 at 1:38 pm | 33 comments | 3774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Ever Online Auction by Gunn High School

Please visit our online Auction running through December 9th supporting the Gunn Senior Class. There are many unique experiences...

Original post made by Yvonne Monroe on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 23, 2009 at 10:59 am | 1 comment | 2638 Views

AROUND TOWN

At long last, supermarket opens in East Palo Alto

The supermarket chain Mi Pueblo opened a 35,000-square-foot store in East Palo Alto last Saturday, filling a gaping shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 23, 2009 at 10:10 am | 24 comments | 3655 Views

SPORTS

Saturday's Big Game will be aired live at the United States Embassy in Toyko

Prison tennis, The Fall League and more Big Game parties are not confined to the Bay Area, California, or even the United...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 2446 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

should Palo Alto photograph all cars coming in to town?

The city of Tiburon is going to start photographing all cars entering town. The photos will be stored by the police for...

Original post made by tiburon on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by tiburon, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:36 am | 25 comments | 2291 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Derrick eyes another run of success at NCAAs

Stanford sophomore Chris Derrick figures to be pretty familiar with the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course at...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Edward Ahn, on Nov 23, 2009 at 5:09 am | 1 comment | 2918 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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