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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Stanford professor Steven Chu named energy secretary

President-elect Barack Obama has nominated Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Director Steven Chu to serve as Secretary of Energy,...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 19, 2008 at 5:36 pm | 9 comments | 2578 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose police make neighborhood a parking lot

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Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by MissUpset!, on Oct 17, 2008 at 12:28 am | 4 comments | 2577 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's 'stopper' will play a key NCAA role

Rosalyn Gold-Onwude has her name etched into the Stanford record books twice, right there on page 133 of this year's media...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Andre, on Mar 20, 2010 at 2:03 am | 1 comment | 2577 Views

SPORTS

Stanford, Xavier hit the 'Big' time Monday

Monday is the first day of classes at Stanford University and members of the women's basketball team are already skipping...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by John R. Grout, on Mar 28, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 1 comment | 2577 Views

SPORTS

Cal-Stanford volleyball showdown: No 1. vs. No. 2

==B The Big Spike== There will be plenty at stake when the Stanford women's volleyball team travels to Berkeley for its...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by BC, on Sep 13, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2577 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Survey probes traits of 'senior technical women'

Technical women occupying the highest ranks of Silicon Valley companies differ in some key respects from top technical men,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by louise, on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:11 am | 6 comments | 2577 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Study released on life in Santa Clara County

A study released Wednesday, Oct. 10, on life in Santa Clara County shows that while the majority of people are satisfied...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Olivia from P.A., on Oct 17, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 2577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Henna workshop headed for Palo Alto Main Library Saturday

Palo Alto Main Library will become a venue for artistic expression on Saturday, Feb. 7, when the library hosts a henna workshop...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Feb 5, 2009 at 10:11 pm | 2 comments | 2577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former school board member Aggie Robinson dies at 92

Agnes Robinson, universally known as "Aggie" during a lifetime dedicated to progressive activism, died early Tuesday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Jane, on Oct 4, 2011 at 11:43 pm | 4 comments | 2577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aye, robot

Andra Keay is bullish on the future of robotics but thinks that its very success could make the term "robot" obsolete. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 15, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 2577 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council nixes Faircourt's bid to ban two-story homes

A divisive proposal to ban two-story homes in an Eichler tract in the Palo Verde neighborhood fizzled on Tuesday night when...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 6, 2016 at 1:11 am | 5 comments | 2576 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Pink-ribbon sweatshop' sale on Sunday

The NorCal Gals — otherwise known as Gunn High School teachers — are throwing a fundraiser Sunday to sponsor...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2576 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos man arrested for lewd acts upon a child

A Los Altos man suspected of committing lewd acts upon a child under the age of 14 is being held on $1 million bail at Santa...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Oct 18, 2010 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 2576 Views

SPORTS

Gunn Boys' Varsity Basketball

The Gunn Boys’ Basketball squad is inching closer to a historic first ever De Anza League title as they used a fast start...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2576 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ohio Christian school tells student to skip prom

Just another reason why Sarah Palin should never become President (or VP). FINDLAY, Ohio – A student at a fundamentalist...

Original post made by You\'re All Going to You-Know-Where! on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 11, 2009 at 5:44 am | 22 comments | 2576 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Volunteers prepare for disaster in Palo Alto

Al Dorsky listened intently to the call coming in over the MURS -- multi-use (two-way) radio system. A reedy voice emanated...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Caryll-Lynn Taylor, NPC Midtown 2, on Sep 28, 2009 at 11:18 am | 10 comments | 2576 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planes with Ad Banners Flying Circles Over Palo Alto

Every Stanford game this summer and Fall, there have been airplanes doing circles overhead with banner advertisements and...

Original post made by Whitney on Dec. 4, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Dec 6, 2011 at 10:25 am | 14 comments | 2575 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot grilled over turbulent relationship

The two-year relationship between Bulos Zumot and Jennifer Schipsi was marked by a long sequence of fights, make-ups and...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Fleur de Lis, on Feb 10, 2011 at 9:59 am | 19 comments | 2575 Views

SPORTS

Stanford drops volleyball regional semifinal

The fourth-seeded and fourth-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team fell behind in every set en route to a 25-18, 23-25,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by VB fan, on Dec 12, 2009 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 2575 Views

SPORTS

Stanford survives, but AP Top 25 poll is not impressed

Survival. That's how you win football games on the road in the rain when seemingly everything is stacked against you. There...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Nov 1, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 1 comment | 2575 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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