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AROUND TOWN

Verizon wins approval for cell antennas at Little League ballpark

Opponents of Verizon's plan to install a cell antenna at the Little League ballfield on Middlefield Road suffered a second...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Julianne, on Jun 8, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 29 comments | 5146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Accepted to university, but lacking funds to go

For 33 of the 471 seniors who graduated from Palo Alto High School on Wednesday, the moment for celebration has not yet quite...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Article Misinforms, on Jun 7, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 30 comments | 12975 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bouncer arrested for death of Palo Alto man outside bar

A 28-year-old bouncer at a San Jose bar was arrested on Friday for the death of a Palo Alto man he allegedly punched after...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2015
Last comment by Alphonso, on Jun 7, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 13 comments | 10977 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Person struck, killed on Atherton train tracks

A person was struck by a train and killed shortly before 3 p.m. today, June 5, at the Atherton Caltrain Station, according...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Bette H, on Jun 7, 2015 at 1:42 pm | 7 comments | 5279 Views

SPORTS

Steffens, Fischer lead Team USA to Kunshan Cup title

Two-time FINA world Player of the Year Maggie Steffens and her future Stanford teammate Mackenzie Fischer each scored three...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jun 7, 2015 at 4:56 am | 3 comments | 1558 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In Buena Vista aftermath: sadness, hope

Residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto said they are expecting eviction letters any day now since the...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Agree with "Crony", on Jun 6, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 48 comments | 8671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bare bones dim sum

Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum's beloved potstickers, cash-only menu and utilitarian charm relocated to downtown Los Altos in February. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Jun 6, 2015 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 4134 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Redwood City man arrested for alleged gang shooting of East Palo Alto man

An arrest has been made for the alleged gang shooting of an East Palo Alto man that took place on May 8, the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dog Agility at Mitchell Park?

I'm interested in feedback on the dog agility trial that was at Mitchell Park last weekend (June 6/7). I am one of the organizers,...

Original post made by Karey on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Valerie Driscoll, on Jun 6, 2015 at 1:20 am | 8 comments | 3230 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Summit spurs debate about Palo Alto's future

The festival that took over Mitchell Park Community Center on Saturday featured no music but plenty of musings, maps and...

Original post made on May. 30, 2015
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 5, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 74 comments | 9004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD not texting urgent information - just emails.

Yesterday Paly had an urgent message to send out to parents. They used email rather than texting. How many parents check...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jun 5, 2015 at 2:17 pm | 6 comments | 844 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed in East Palo Alto car crash

A two-vehicle accident on East Bayshore Road in East Palo Alto Thursday left one person dead and two others injured, according...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Jun 5, 2015 at 12:57 pm | 3 comments | 7768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Project Safety Net prepares for new direction

Hobbled by a leadership vacuum and insufficient resources, a Palo Alto coalition that formed in 2009 in response to a string...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Big picture, on Jun 5, 2015 at 11:50 am | 16 comments | 3911 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford's Morris joins U.S. National Team for soccer friendlies

U.S. Men's Senior National Team soccer forward Jordan Morris from Stanford has been added to the roster for the USA's friendlies...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Jeffrey, on Jun 5, 2015 at 2:27 am | 1 comment | 1850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The take-away for Paly grads: life lessons

Palo Alto High School graduated 472 seniors on Wednesday, June 3, in a ceremony that was marked by jubilation but also deep...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by OPar, on Jun 5, 2015 at 12:34 am | 4 comments | 5956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford Driving School closed; other options?

My oldest child used Stanford Driving School to learn how to drive, along with most of her friends. I went to book lessons...

Original post made by Mom on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Ben Lenail, on Jun 4, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 20 comments | 5170 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

UA761 buzzes Paol Alto every day

Last week I flew into SFO for the first time this year. I occupied a window seat on right side of UA761 from ORD. I was...

Original post made by DonnaA on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Noisiest routing, on Jun 4, 2015 at 6:51 pm | 55 comments | 1570 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nick Beeson: The Volunteer

School was never really Nick Beeson's thing. But outside of the classroom, through community service, he found his drive....

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jun 4, 2015 at 5:15 pm | 8 comments | 2962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Weekly's Story: Congrats, Class of 2015!

I'm so impressed with the Gunn class seniors who voted to NOT decorate their caps with college logos! What an EXCELLENT...

Original post made by Um, Really? on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jun 4, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 833 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Walgreens crash

Editors, Please advise why you took down photo and story of elderly driver crashing into midtown Walgreens. This is a...

Original post made by Gunn Mum on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jun 4, 2015 at 4:28 pm | 4 comments | 940 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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