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SPORTS

Gibbs wins first tennis tourney title as a pro

Stanford senior Nicole Gibbs defeated Croatia's Ivana Lisjak, 6-1, 6-4, in the championship match of the Yakima Regional...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Joel, on Jul 15, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 2551 Views

SPORTS

Stanford seniors make sure careers don't end just yet

NCAA basketball Tara VanDerveer had some special words for her Stanford women's basketball team before it took the court...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by John, on Mar 24, 2015 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 2551 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tennessean:Democratic State rep’s son contacted in Palin e-mail probe

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Original post made by bike on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by Get real, on Sep 19, 2008 at 9:39 am | 21 comments | 2551 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 | 2551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto women's shelter planned

InnVision Hotel de Zink, Palo Alto's only emergency shelter for homeless individuals, is planning to open a 15-bed shelter...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Khalia Parish, on Nov 9, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 10 comments | 2551 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bowlers fight to save Palo Alto landmark

A group of bowlers dismayed about a plan to demolish the Palo Alto Bowl plan to petition the Palo Alto City Council to save...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Whine whine whine, on Aug 24, 2009 at 6:35 pm | 39 comments | 2550 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zumot's lawyers press for documents

Attorneys for the Palo Alto man charged with killing his girlfriend and setting their cottage on fire have asked the court...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Interesting, on Aug 30, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 30 comments | 2550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Girls & Boys Basketball Seeded into Quarters

Gunn Teams Seeded into Quarters An absolute phenomenal season for Gunn Basketball was reflected in today's seedings for...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Titan Fan, on Feb 25, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 2550 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest Lytton Plaza stabbing suspect

A man who allegedly punched a woman in the face and stabbed a Good Samaritan last Saturday (April 2) at Lytton Plaza in downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by tofias REAL girlfriend, on May 7, 2011 at 7:35 pm | 18 comments | 2550 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for assaulting prostitute

A Palo Alto man was arrested Thursday night, Nov. 29, after allegedly punching a prostitute and threatening her with a knife...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by homeless , on Dec 2, 2012 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 2550 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facing off

For the third time in one day, Palo Alto High School junior Olivia Diamond logged in to Facebook. She clicked on her inbox,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 5, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 1 comment | 2550 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"White People with Blue Eyes" are to blame for Economic Crisis accd to Brazil President

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ae4957e8-1a5f-11de-9f91-0000779fd2ac.html Brazilian Pres says that white folks with blue eyes...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 3, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 19 comments | 2550 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama After W at Int'l Conferences

I will state up front that most international conferences for heads of state accomplish nothing. One of the last such...

Original post made by A Boomer on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 17, 2009 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 2550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where is Stanford FLICKS cinema?

Does anyone know where is Stanford FLICKS cinema? This cinema is supposed to be showing High School Musical 3. Also, is this...

Original post made by Marli on Nov. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free Monthly Email Newsletter About Events at Stanford

Stanford University has launched a free monthly newsletter for local community members. "Stanford For You" provides information...

Original post made by Stanford For You on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 29, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 2550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto rolls out the green carpet

Now in its fifth year, the city of Palo Alto's Greenlight Earth Day Film Festival attracted 54 eco-themed submissions for...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by gunngrad 08, on Apr 13, 2010 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 2550 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Peninsula residents skeptical about high-speed rail

The state agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles has yet to convince...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 2, 2009 at 10:41 pm | 12 comments | 2549 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 | 2549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to vote on new Cubberley lease

A two-year tug-of-war between the Palo Alto school district and the city over the future of Cubberley Community Center will...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 18, 2014 at 9:26 pm | 4 comments | 2549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher pay: the nuts and bolts

Palo Alto teachers, school district officials and a majority of the Board of Education have said the large, multiyear raises...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
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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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