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Juana Briones School names new principal

Matthew Nagle, principal of Blackford Elementary School in San Jose, was named principal of Juana Briones School Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Dick Gould, on Sep 17, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 4 comments | 2646 Views


Paly journalism teacher wins Columbia University award

Palo Alto High School journalism and English teacher Esther Wojcicki has received an "excellence in teaching" award from...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Apr 22, 2011 at 10:56 am | 8 comments | 2646 Views


Multiple shootings in EPA in four-hour period

Four people were shot in two separate incidents in East Palo Alto on Friday night and Saturday morning, leaving as many as...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by anita smith, on Dec 11, 2008 at 8:22 pm | 64 comments | 2646 Views


The unfiring of a Menlo Park police officer

Questions linger months after the Weekly's sister paper, The Almanac, broke the story about the arrest, firing and reinstatement...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by He Got Game, on Jun 5, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 2 comments | 2646 Views


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. 2646 Views


Tour de Menlo bike ride Saturday


Original post made on Aug. 14, 2008
Last comment by Tim, on Aug 14, 2008 at 5:20 pm | 2 comments | 2646 Views


Harassed by Homeless

I'm tired of being harassed by the homeless in downtown. I admit some of them are perfectly polite and friendly, but there...

Original post made by Mr. M. on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 29, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 17 comments | 2646 Views


Art in the moonlight

There's something electric about running, working up a sweat and bonding with friends and family in the moonlight —...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 18, 2015 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 2646 Views


Stanford hoops season ends in CBI semifinals

Lawrence Hill's final performance in a Stanford men's basketball uniform was spectacular. His last shot was in desperation...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by me, on Mar 27, 2009 at 6:29 am | 1 comment | 2645 Views


Bush Homeland Security Aide Caught On Tape Offering High-Level Access For Donations To Bush Library


Original post made by Patriot on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 16, 2008 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 2645 Views


Woman killed Thursday had been Stanford prof

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the woman who was struck and killed by a train the morning of Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by not easy, on Aug 30, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 2645 Views


A choristers' piece

When the Bay Choral Guild presents Brahms' "German Requiem" without a symphony orchestra to overpower the quieter movements,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2014
Last comment by Lynn Huidekoper, Chorister, on Nov 22, 2014 at 3:58 am | 1 comment | 2645 Views


Rinc rec swim closed 6/8/08


Original post made by Jake on Jun. 8, 2008
Last comment by Jake, on Jun 16, 2008 at 5:41 pm | 3 comments | 2644 Views


College Terrace Centre rejection challenged

After being rebuffed by Palo Alto's planning commission last month, a developer is now taking his proposal for a block-wide,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Poor Mr Smailey, on May 19, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 5 comments | 2644 Views


Car hits pedestrian, causing El Camino traffic jam

A male pedestrian was reportedly hit by a Nissan sedan on El Camino Real shortly after 5 p.m. today (Tuesday) across from...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by so, on Jan 5, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 14 comments | 2644 Views


Palo Alto approves staff cuts, fee hikes at animal shelter

Palo Alto's animal shelter may have been saved from the chopping block last month, but the city's cash-strapped animal-services...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by lacye, on Jul 29, 2012 at 7:52 am | 14 comments | 2644 Views


Palo Alto voters switch city elections to even years

Palo Alto's century-old tradition of holding city elections on odd years came to an end Tuesday when voters approved Measure...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2644 Views


Vehicle struck by express train in Menlo Park

A mother and daughter were transported to a hospital on Friday evening, April 13, after their Saab was struck by an express...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Apr 14, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 2644 Views


Paly swimmers and divers score big victories

The Palo Alto swimming and diving team had a busy, and successful, weekend that saw the boys and girls win dual meets on...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 27, 2011 at 10:13 pm | 2 comments | 2644 Views


Bonuses for 260 city managers


Original post made by arlo on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by John, on Sep 12, 2008 at 5:58 pm | 8 comments | 2644 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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