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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 | 2557 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 | 2557 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 | 2557 Views

SPORTS

Stanford volleyball players earn All-American honors

==B Cardinal corner== ==I Piscotty a preseason All-American== Stanford sophomores Rachel Williams and Carly Wopat were...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by John R. Grout, on Dec 15, 2011 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 2557 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police arrest Mountain View bank robbery suspect

Police arrested a Santa Clara man and charged him with five South Bay bank robberies, including last week's robbery of the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Sep 21, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 2557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Art Center plans an Oct. 6 re-opening day

All the wall calendars owned by all the employees of the Palo Alto Art Center likely have one thing in common: a big circle...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Jun 23, 2012 at 10:37 am | 7 comments | 2557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto voters to rule on council size

Palo Alto's on-again-off-again debate about the size of its City Council is being decided today, Nov. 4, as voters consider...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 5, 2014 at 8:28 am | 7 comments | 2557 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to discuss Cubberley sale with Foothill

Palo Alto's stalled proposal to sell 8 acres of Cubberley Community Center to Foothill College officially reemerged Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by JW, on Mar 25, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 21 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

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto gets award for 'Green Leadership'

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Original post made on Oct. 28, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Oct 28, 2008 at 6:55 pm | 4 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

SPORTS

Top teams in state in town for North-South Challenge

==B Boys' water polo== Some of the top boys' water polo teams in the nation, and certainly in the state, will converge...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 19, 2012 at 7:32 am | 2 comments | 2556 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Health Insurance Experiment has Failed, or, What Could YOU Do With $1 Trillion a Year?

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Original post made by old-fashioned conservative on Sep. 21, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2556 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What's with highway 101 traffic?

It seems that there is so much more delayed traffic on 101 lately. Maybe it's because I am a stay-at-home mom and do most...

Original post made by SAHM on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by economy is picking up, on Jul 20, 2010 at 7:47 am | 1 comment | 2556 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail meeting Thursday in Palo Alto

Peninsula residents concerned about the state's proposed high-speed rail project will have a chance to ask questions and...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Why, on Jan 31, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 41 comments | 2556 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fixes eyed for flood-prone bridges along creek

Seeking to protect Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park from the volatile San Francisquito Creek, a regional flood-control...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 3, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 17 comments | 2555 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bro will be swimming in Rio with more than a medal at stake

Stanford sophomore Brickelle Bro's journey began with a scrapbook. It continues with her second trip to the Paralympics and...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Cali1967, on Aug 1, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 2555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Palo Alto school board incumbents to run

Palo Alto school board members Barb Mitchell and Dana Tom so far are the only people to take out papers to run for the board's...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 9 comments | 2555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

<B>Drekmeier responds Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15090 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 18, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 10 comments | 2555 Views

SPORTS

Olympians will be on hand for Santa Clara swim meet

With the nation's top swimmers all pointing toward next month's 2009 ConocoPhillips USA National Championships, this week's...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Emily R., on Jun 11, 2009 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 2555 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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