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RESTAURANTS

Voting begins for the Best of Palo Alto

Palo Alto Weekly readers have great taste, and that's why we seek their expertise every summer as we search for the best...

Original post made on May. 17, 2014
Last comment by Steve , on Jun 2, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 7 comments | 1321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

M. Kenneth Oshman, Silicon Valley pioneer, dies

Silicon Valley pioneer and Jewish community center benefactor M. Kenneth Oshman has died. He was 71. Oshman, an Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by PAPD-Critic, on Aug 10, 2011 at 9:55 pm | 3 comments | 1321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Development Center staff could grow

While layoffs, vacancies and retirements continue to shrink the workforce at Palo Alto City Hall, city officials are planning...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Charlie, on Sep 9, 2011 at 10:05 am | 17 comments | 1321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feature story: Caring for the community

This year's Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees -- Jean Coblentz, Ken Sletten, Jill and Boyd Smith, Phyllis Moldaw...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by mtothekw21, on Apr 27, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 2 comments | 1321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experience with PACCC Kids Clubs Programs?

Greetings: Our child will be entering Kindergarten in the fall, and we are on the waitlist for Palo Verde's Kid's Club program...

Original post made by working mom on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Mar 22, 2011 at 8:55 pm | 2 comments | 1321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Understanding and rehabilitating the teen brain

It is 1:30 in the morning. A faint glow emanates from the slightly ajar door of a bedroom. The mother of a 16-year- old opens...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by J.J., on Jun 11, 2012 at 6:01 pm | 3 comments | 1321 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hallucinogenic-mushroom sale goes awry in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto teen's attempt to purchase hallucinogenic mushrooms ended in a robbery and his being punched by three other youths...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jun 18, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 10 comments | 1321 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firecrackers explode in Menlo Park mailboxes

The one thing more unwelcome than a bill in one's mailbox may be a firecracker, as a string of Menlo Park residents discovered...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Jun 21, 2012 at 5:44 pm | 7 comments | 1321 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Sikhs try to raise awareness

Local Sikh philanthropist and entrepreneur Narinder Singh Kapany sees the Aug. 5 shooting in Wisconsin that left six Sikhs...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Really, Sharon, on Aug 7, 2012 at 8:02 am | 5 comments | 1321 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman fights off purse snatcher downtown

A woman walking near downtown early Sunday morning thwarted a robbery attempt and was able to keep her purse despite her...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Pearl, on Dec 3, 2012 at 10:12 pm | 10 comments | 1321 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clint Eastwood at GOP Convention

As a confirmed Democrat, who will vote for President Obama, I think we liberals are making a mistake by by ridiculing Clint...

Original post made by Doug on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by senile actor, on Aug 31, 2012 at 8:24 pm | 9 comments | 1321 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is being built @ the old Olle's Car Shop?

Sorry, folks, if I wasn't paying attention..... But could someone please explain what is being built on the old Olle's Car...

Original post made by mmmmMom on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Nov 5, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 9 comments | 1321 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Water Lilies' launch during Earth Day celebration

Artist Judith Selby Lang and others installed her new work, "Water Lilies," in the waters near Byxbee Park at the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Missed, on Apr 23, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 5 comments | 1321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Committee: 'Discourage' private talks on projects

Seeking to bring more transparency to Palo Alto's development process, a City Council committee is calling for an end to...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by No Backroom Deals, on Dec 15, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 4 comments | 1320 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Five-car pile-up in underpass stalls Oregon

Five vehicles were involved in an apparent rear-end chain-reaction crash Wednesday afternoon, resulting in traffic backups...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 14, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 8 comments | 1320 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto nears deal on paying for golf course revamp

As Palo Alto plows ahead with a complete overhaul of its Baylands golf course, city officials are finding themselves balancing...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by think about what you are saying, on Apr 18, 2013 at 9:56 pm | 9 comments | 1320 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Media Center explores immigrants' tales

Ingeborg Baehr Hirschhorn's immigration story did not start out like the stories of the generation before her, immigrants...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Immigrant Studio, on Oct 23, 2013 at 4:01 am | 3 comments | 1320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Chasing the perfect beat

Life as a teen seems to have an indelible soundtrack. There's something about being in high school that makes music more...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jacinta Sainanee, on Mar 28, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1320 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

JJ&F alleged burglar was a former employee

Gustavo Alvarez, who was arrested after allegedly rappelling into a Palo Alto market through a skylight, is a former employee,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by local gurl, on Jul 17, 2012 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 1320 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto resident named to Sailing Hall of Fame

Palo Alto resident Stan Honey, winner of the 2006 Volvo Ocean Race, will be inducted into the National Sailing Hall of Fame...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 16, 2012 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1320 Views
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