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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kanter to speak in Palo Alto Friday on U.S. education

Martha Kanter, the nominee for U.S. undersecretary of education, will give a talk on education issues Friday at Hewlett Packard...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Mo Geraghty, on Jun 25, 2009 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 2559 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

China's trade model is about to be "stress-tested"

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Original post made by The Party\'s Over on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 25, 2008 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 2559 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Colin Powell endorses Barack Obama for President

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Original post made by Greg K on Oct. 19, 2008
Last comment by Eddie the Electrician, on Oct 20, 2008 at 5:08 pm | 28 comments | 2559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View Neighborhoods

From an early stagecoach stop and agricultural center, Mountain View has grown since its incorporation in 1902 to a thriving...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Old Timer, on Oct 20, 2009 at 3:03 pm | 4 comments | 2559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Record number of marriage licenses for Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County is gearing up for another week of same-sex marriages days after what is believed to be the county's busiest...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Jul 10, 2013 at 7:29 am | 3 comments | 2559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools launch campaign to curtail bullying

TheatreWorks will perform an anti-bullying play and filmmakers will premier a documentary in which Palo Alto students discuss...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 16, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 5 comments | 2558 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Deputies to patrol trails on motorcycles

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Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 20, 2008 at 9:10 pm | 8 comments | 2558 Views

SPORTS

October 6 has proven to be a memorable day for Stanford

A first down is 10 yards. A touchdown is six points. Put those two numbers together on a calendar -- as in October 6, or...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by John, on Oct 6, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 2558 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police Activity at Town & Country

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Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by paly student, on Sep 19, 2008 at 11:57 pm | 3 comments | 2558 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dalai Lama coming to Stanford, EPA next week

The Dalai Lama will visit with East Palo Alto eighth-graders and Stanford professors among multiple appearances in the Bay...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Sean, on Oct 13, 2010 at 7:38 am | 11 comments | 2558 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children's Theatre's Richard Curtis may get job back

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Original post made on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by Perks without paying, on Aug 28, 2008 at 7:18 am | 15 comments | 2557 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police seek suspects in armed cell-phone store burglary

Palo Alto police are searching for two men who, armed with a handgun and a knife, allegedly stole merchandise and cash from...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2017
Last comment by Crime Wave, on Jan 8, 2017 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 2557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board enthusiastic about property deal

Board of Education members Tuesday night expressed enthusiasm for a tentative $8.5 million deal to purchase 2.6 acres on...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by Another great deal, on Sep 28, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 5 comments | 2557 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect sought in third indecent exposure of the week

For the third time this week, a man in a car allegedly pulled up next to a female passerby and lewdly exposed himself on...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 10, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 3 comments | 2557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assembly candidate submits murky donor reports

Dinged in the past for failing to report political contributions, Cupertino Mayor Barry Chang could be facing another set...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Boo, Hiss!, on May 25, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 5 comments | 2557 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Typo caused 'implausible' high-speed-rail numbers

A memo containing information about ridership projections for the proposed high-speed rail contained a "typographical error"...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 14, 2010 at 11:01 am | 27 comments | 2556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving teens space to be themselves

A couple of Friday nights ago, a crowd of more than 30 teens got together at St. Albert the Great Church on Channing Avenue,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by LivetoDance, on Nov 22, 2010 at 10:55 am | 5 comments | 2556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school sports gets a network of its own

The Central Coast Section (CCS) and PlayOn! Sports (PlayOn) announced the launch of the Central Coast Network, a partnership...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Eric, on Aug 23, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 3 comments | 2556 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Blood Center sets donation record

The Stanford Blood Center in Palo Alto collected a record amount of blood donations on Tuesday as part of a competition,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 22, 2008 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 2556 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion spotted at Canada College

A mountain lion sighting was reported Wednesday evening at Canada College in Redwood City, according to the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Derek aka Chongo Carlito, on Mar 14, 2009 at 12:09 am | 6 comments | 2556 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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