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ShopTalk: Swanky sports cars coming

Palo Alto has been chosen as one of only 10 showrooms in the U.S. to launch a new, high-end sports car. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 8, 2010 at 5:29 pm | 3 comments | 2759 Views


Four-legged firefighters

Goats graze on dry grass just off East Bayshore Road in Palo Alto Wednesday. The city brought them in as a fire-prevention...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Gotmygoat, on Sep 10, 2010 at 1:04 pm | 3 comments | 706 Views


Downtown venture combines 'fitness, food and friends'

Fitness, food and friends. For people of a certain age -- empty nesters, perhaps, with a bit more time on their hands --...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff, on Sep 25, 2010 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 2102 Views


What's up with the smoke and the helicopter in South PA?

Are they linked or is my neighbor going crazy with the fire thing? Anybody know what's up?...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Oct 6, 2010 at 1:38 am | 3 comments | 1685 Views


Whole Foods Increases Price of Smoothies 30%

Whole Foods just increased the price of fruit smoothies from $4.25 to $5.50! Yikes, that's an almost 30% jump. Where else...

Original post made by Member on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Oct 11, 2010 at 8:58 am | 3 comments | 2044 Views


Veterinary innovations

Local animal doctors are using evolving techniques and technologies to care for their patients. ==B Photos by Veronica Weber/Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Oct 11, 2010 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 4074 Views


Dalai Lama talks about spirituality, science

Tenzin Gyatso, better known as the 14th Dalai Lama and an internationally recognized religious scholar, took the stage at...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by MARLENE, on Oct 18, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 2976 Views


AT&T to open tech center in Palo Alto

AT&T is setting up a multimillion-dollar technology-development center in Palo Alto in a race to snag the Bay Area's brainiest...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Oct 20, 2010 at 8:11 am | 3 comments | 3157 Views


Menlo Park man gets nine months for August robbery

A Menlo Park man received a sentence of nine months in San Mateo County jail Monday (Oct. 18) after pleading no contest to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Oct 21, 2010 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 1861 Views


Obama's in Town!!

Not much talk about the Giants tonight, huh!!! Hang in there!! I gave up going to see President Obama arrive for dinner...

Original post made by Mayfield Child on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 22, 2010 at 11:44 am | 3 comments | 1517 Views


It is time CalTrain tells High Speed Rail "It has been not so good to know you --- we are saying good-by."

To CalTrain: It is time CalTrain tells High Speed Rail “It has been not so good to know you --- we are saying good-by.” Well...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Oct 25, 2010 at 9:14 am | 3 comments | 1650 Views


'Rich May Field' planned for East Palo Alto

Supporters of a plan to build a new all-weather sports field in East Palo Alto will attend a Planning Commission meeting...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 28, 2010 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 2059 Views


Palo Alto to consider smoke-alarm requirement

Palo Alto could become the second California city to require builders, landlords and homeowners working on construction projects...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Nov 8, 2010 at 10:10 pm | 3 comments | 2013 Views


Toughness just part of the job at Planned Parenthood

When Linda Williams applied for the top local job at Planned Parenthood, it took her nine months of interviews -- the human...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Not in favor of abortion, on Nov 23, 2010 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 2337 Views


Are there any turbans in Palo Alto?

More than 150,000 Sikhs call the Bay Area home, and students from San Jose to Vacaville report that they've been taunted,...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Nov 28, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 3 comments | 1418 Views


JJ&F: A sad farewell and an object lesson

The impending closure of the JJ&F Food Store in central Palo Alto's College Terrace/California Avenue area marks a sad departure...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Dec 5, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 3 comments | 2140 Views


Health officials declare winter Spare the Air Day

Weather conditions forecast for today are expected to create unhealthy air quality and have prompted officials to declare...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by another palo alto resident, on Dec 1, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 1622 Views


Public meeting room in Palo Alto

Does anyone know if there is a public meeting room in Palo Alto? We are looking for a place to meet with once a month for...

Original post made by Ann on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by Dianne Vernon, on Dec 15, 2010 at 10:46 am | 3 comments | 1619 Views


Redwood City is creating a car-free pedestrian mall on Friday evenings

Redwood City is closing downtown streets on Friday evenings (6pm to midnight) to create a pedestrian mall. Can Palo Alto...

Original post made by downtown pedestrian on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Closing won't happen, on Dec 8, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 3 comments | 1484 Views


Kelly Fergusson elected Menlo Park mayor by 3-2 council vote

To follow policy, or not follow policy? That question has weighed on the minds of the Menlo Park City Council since the November...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 8, 2010 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 2103 Views
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