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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 | 1200 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High winds expected to whip through Bay Area

PG&E is preparing for strong winds that are expected to hit the Bay Area over the next two days. The utility is anticipating...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by peninsula commuter, on Dec 2, 2011 at 6:12 am | 9 comments | 1200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PCL experience

This year we have been been parents of a Palo Alto Little League PCL player. It may be just our very subjective observation,...

Original post made by PCL parent on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 11, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 1200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Halloween and Teens

It is Halloween again and a great time of year to bring neighborhoods together! Last week the Project Safety speaker, Clay...

Original post made by Nancy Brown on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Member, on Oct 26, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 3 comments | 1200 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men lose a chance to climb Pac-12 hoop standings

Dwight Powell scored 18 points and grabbed nine points but the Stanford men's basketball team dropped a 64-60 decision to...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by cburiiii, on Feb 13, 2014 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 1200 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Three arrested for Menlo Park burglaries

Menlo Park police arrested three male juveniles Thursday in connection with several residential burglaries on Gilbert Avenue,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by trainz, on Jul 8, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 1200 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

DA: Domestic violence led to 16 deaths in 2011

Sixteen people died as a result of domestic violence in Santa Clara County last year -- the highest number of deaths in nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 15, 2012 at 8:39 pm | 8 comments | 1200 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto re-opens Woodland Ave. after flood repairs

Residents of a flood-prone neighborhood in East Palo Alto can rest easier now that the first phase of repairs to the San...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Another neighbor, on Jun 19, 2013 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tsunami Warning for Friday 8am

How safe are we in Palo Alto from flooding in the Bay?...

Original post made by Anon on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Grew Up Here, on Mar 11, 2011 at 10:27 am | 9 comments | 1200 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Conflict of interest chosing city attorney

Often conflicts of interest are hard to uncover because they are hidden by those involved. But the committees interviewing...

Original post made by Conflict of interest on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 9, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 6 comments | 1199 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Arrillaga project is just latest of mega-projects proposed for Palo Alto

Developer John Arrillaga's multi-faceted proposal for four towers at the west end of University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by wow, on Nov 15, 2012 at 12:21 am | 8 comments | 1199 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain lion reported near Portola Valley school

Someone reported seeing a mountain lion near the back fence of Corte Madera School in Portola Valley Wednesday, Feb. 8, the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Feb 11, 2012 at 2:27 am | 4 comments | 1199 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attempted rape reported at Mountain View motel

Police are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a female employee of a Mountain View motel on Sunday (Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 19, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 6 comments | 1199 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man likely injured in botched burglary, police say

What initially appeared to be a grisly suicide attempt Tuesday in Mountain View is more likely the result of a burglary gone...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kira, on May 4, 2012 at 12:01 am | 10 comments | 1199 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Grass fire narrowly misses East Palo Alto homes

A 10-acre grass fire in the baylands missed igniting homes in an East Palo Alto neighborhood by a matter of feet Tuesday...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 19, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 1199 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Where science fiction meets reality

An ardent belief that technology can solve the world's greatest problems defines the 80 students of Singularity University,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 17, 2012 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 1199 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man caught with 6 kilos of pot gets three years

A felon who was caught with 6 kilograms of marijuana and a gun faces a three-year prison sentence after a San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1199 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bringing culture to the classroom

At James Flood Magnet Elementary School in Menlo Park Friday, the first graders were finding it hard to contain their enthusiasm....

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Claire Emery, on Jan 23, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1198 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest suspected Portola Valley bank robber

Authorities on Wednesday (June 1) arrested a 51-year-old transient suspected of multiple bank robberies in three counties,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by transient?, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1198 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shots fired at dog walker in Menlo Park

An 18-year-old man walking his dog Monday night escaped unscathed after someone shot at him from a car near Newbridge Street...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 2, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 1198 Views
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