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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to elect new mayor tonight

After a brief holiday respite, Palo Alto council members will usher in 2014 tonight when they choose their leader for the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Bad to the Bone, on Jan 12, 2014 at 4:08 pm | 12 comments | 9963 Views

AROUND TOWN

Researchers claim to have body of 'Bigfoot'

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Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by Bharhal, on Sep 1, 2008 at 8:24 pm | 94 comments | 9944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight is 'Addison Night' at AT&T Park

Tonight is "Addison School Night" at the San Francisco Giants game, at least unofficially. Addison Elementary School students...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Sandy, on Aug 26, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments | 9940 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eminent Domain and more is on the way for Palo Alto

The high speed rail will create a significant amount of eminent domain in Palo Alto (or worse - the state may just seize...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Dec 13, 2008 at 2:09 am | 147 comments | 9934 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neighborhood Watch Group

All, crime is getting out if hand in downtown- its not fun when each time my wife walks out at night, I have to remind her...

Original post made by Rational on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 18, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 9 comments | 9934 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Palo Alto Co-op Market

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Original post made by Frank Bravo on Nov. 22, 2006
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 23, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 9932 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls dedicating new parkland

A long forgotten and largely abandoned parcel of city-owned land next to Foothills Park could be spruced up and added to...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Disgusted 2, on Mar 23, 2014 at 9:55 pm | 38 comments | 9924 Views

RESTAURANTS

do you tip for take-out food?

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Original post made by curious on Sep. 16, 2007
Last comment by Keith, on Oct 12, 2007 at 7:25 pm | 61 comments | 9923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anne Warner Cribbs receives Athena Award

It's one thing to be crowned an Olympic goddess once in your life, but twice? That's the story of Anne Warner Cribbs, who...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by anony, on Nov 8, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 3 comments | 9897 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California in an 'unprecedented' fiscal crisis

"It's grim. There's no other word for it," State Senator Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, summed up the economic catastrophe California...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 27, 2009 at 10:49 am | 30 comments | 9893 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Confrontation at the duck pond

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Original post made by John on Jan. 19, 2007
Last comment by Scott Prose, on Jun 8, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 29 comments | 9877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The kids in neighborhood surrounding Ohlone school area get the worst deal in the school boundary proposal

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Original post made by concerned parent on Jan. 11, 2007
Last comment by AA, on Aug 18, 2011 at 10:53 am | 72 comments | 9875 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Walgreens arsonist gets 20-year sentence

A man who was convicted of setting a fire in 2007 that destroyed a Palo Alto Walgreens store was sentenced 20 years in prison...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by RandallMcMurphy, on May 29, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 11 comments | 9874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New report boosts effort to close Buena Vista Mobile Park

The proposed closure of Palo Alto's only mobile-home park took a big leap toward reality Thursday when the city accepted...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Mar 1, 2014 at 4:42 pm | 111 comments | 9873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista closure approved

In a decision that may signal the end of the road for Palo Alto's only mobile-home park, city officials on Tuesday affirmed...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jun 1, 2015 at 9:46 am | 80 comments | 9871 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why does Anyone Think Palo Alto is a Quiet Suburb?

When I moved to Palo Alto I knew a lot about the place I was going to live. I knew about Stanford where I was going to graduate...

Original post made by stephen levy on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Irvin, on Jul 26, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 149 comments | 9870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How the Mitchell Park Library construction went terribly wrong

How did Palo Alto's largest public project get so out of control? Dozens of documents reviewed by the Weekly help answer...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Ruth Waters, on Nov 10, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 63 comments | 9870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Airport gets ready to fly solo

Even as Palo Alto's airport risks losing $150,000 in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant money, one representative...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by can't wait, on Aug 22, 2014 at 4:53 pm | 34 comments | 9870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic snarled due to downtown 'Promenade'

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Original post made on Jul. 20, 2007
Last comment by Eve N. Reynolds, on Jul 30, 2007 at 9:18 pm | 7 comments | 9862 Views

RESTAURANTS

Rudy's Pub prepares for last round

While new offices get ready to open their doors in downtown Palo Alto, a long-standing University Avenue bar is preparing...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 1, 2014 at 8:53 pm | 21 comments | 9861 Views
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