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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto staff: tunnel trains or change route

High speed trains should either go underground or somewhere else -- such as the earlier rejected Altamont Pass route to the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by AR, on Mar 2, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 21 comments | 2582 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Loma Prieta earthquake: 25 years later

My name is My Nguyen and I am the digital editor for the Palo Alto Weekly. Today marks the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Loma...

Original post made by My Nguyen on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by John Thomas-Whitcomb McCoy, on Oct 20, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 10 comments | 2582 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 | 2582 Views

SPORTS

Jason Collins helps start the conversation

==B Reactions == "Basketball does not define Jason Collins," Stanford assistant basketball coach Mark Madsen said in a...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2582 Views

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 | 2582 Views

SPORTS

Riley helping to lead New Zealand to new soccer heights

Ali Riley hasn't had much time to visit her old stomping grounds. Playing for the New Zealand national women's team takes...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Peter Petroski, on Oct 28, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 2582 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama won't keep his promise to debate McCain "anywhere, anytime."

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Original post made by Meg on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by Pam, on Aug 18, 2008 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2582 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Season's first Spare the Air Day called for Tuesday

As a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 28, 2015 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 2582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn sisters juggle academics with life at the VA

When Amber and Julie Jacobson tell classmates at Gunn High School they live down the street at the VA Hospital, they're astounded...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Sister Joann Heinritz, on Mar 10, 2012 at 9:48 pm | 6 comments | 2581 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man stabbed, arrest made at Century 16

Police say a 25-year-old San Jose man was stabbed in the stomach and the heart Friday night as late-night movies were letting...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by bs, on Oct 13, 2009 at 11:16 am | 16 comments | 2581 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 | 2581 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 | 2581 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 | 2581 Views

SPORTS

Shaw agrees to a long-term contract extension

==B Stanford football== Stanford football coach David Shaw will not be bolting to the NFL any time soon, as long as he...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Terrace Antelope, on Dec 19, 2012 at 11:19 pm | 1 comment | 2581 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 | 2581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: East Palo Alto business district plan must 'get it right'

East Palo Alto's planned 4 Corners/Ravenswood Business District is the last area the city can develop to create jobs and...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 27, 2012 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 2581 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More Supporting Evidence Building Infill Housing

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Original post made by Mike on Apr. 5, 2008
Last comment by T, on Apr 6, 2008 at 10:46 pm | 7 comments | 2580 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Tackling Palo Alto's city-budget crisis

Palo Alto faces one of its biggest challenges in decades: Closing an $8.3 million budget gap with cutbacks and new revenues....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by City Employee, on Apr 27, 2010 at 9:14 am | 8 comments | 2580 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 | 2580 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

30 th Anniversary of the Jonestown Massacre

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Original post made by Jane on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by sara, on Oct 28, 2008 at 11:29 am | 29 comments | 2580 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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