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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Exercise and the brain

"Can exercise help your brain?" asks a postcard recently mailed to 8,000 Palo Alto area residents from the U.S. Department...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2018
Last comment by JerryY, on Feb 5, 2018 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 3238 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Stanford student gets prison for fatal DUI

A former Stanford University graduate student will serve nearly five years in state prison and must pay one of the injured...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2018
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Feb 4, 2018 at 8:54 pm | 41 comments | 4887 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys, girls each win in hoops; SHP scores in soccer

Joe Foley scored 28 points, ran the offense effectively and helped the Menlo School boys basketball team beat visiting University-San...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2018
Last comment by John Horgan, on Feb 4, 2018 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 1296 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rising costs create high anxiety over Palo Alto's infrastructure plans

Reconstruction of the Rinconada fire station is the first project of nine in the city's infrastructure plan to make the leap...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2018
Last comment by Andy, on Feb 4, 2018 at 10:45 am | 10 comments | 16765 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls are sending six to the state wrestling meet

Fola Akinola, Abby Ericson, Lauren McDonnell and Anna Smith all won individual titles and Menlo-Atherton took home its second...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2018
Last comment by III, on Feb 4, 2018 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 2286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School foundation blasted for donor banners

After pressure from parents and the resignations of at least three of its own representatives, Palo Alto schools foundation...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2018
Last comment by momoftwo, on Feb 4, 2018 at 7:47 am | 96 comments | 9166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Missing the Forest for the Trees?

I appreciate that this issue has become another tempest in the teapot that is Palo Alto, but it is worth remembering that...

Original post made by Deborah Sivas on Feb. 3, 2018
Last comment by Parent , on Feb 4, 2018 at 7:46 am | 1 comment | 193 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Webcast: Palo Alto's construction boom

Palo Alto Weekly journalists delve into Palo Alto's ambitious infrastructure plans with the city's Assistant Public Works...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2018
Last comment by ban diesel trucks!!, on Feb 3, 2018 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1433 Views

AROUND TOWN

How to use Ross Roundabout

Now that the roundabout on Meadow and Ross is functioning as a roundabout although it is still unfinished, it is important...

Original post made by Ross Roundabout on Feb. 3, 2018
Last comment by Ross Road, on Feb 3, 2018 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 150 Views

RESTAURANTS

Rustic chic

The Village Bakery makes exceptional bread, pastries, cookies and other baked goods. Corporate efficiencies have a down side,...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2018
Last comment by Tried it twice, on Feb 3, 2018 at 5:43 am | 9 comments | 2425 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dog owners rush to get pets vaccinated

Two forms of canine influenza have rapidly spread up the San Francisco peninsula in the last few weeks, prompting dog owners...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2018
Last comment by Vern, on Feb 2, 2018 at 8:35 pm | 3 comments | 3698 Views

RESTAURANTS

Standout Shanghainese

The Shanghainese food at Chef Zhao Kitchen, which opened in Palo Alto's Edgewood Plaza last May, is delicious and well worth...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2018
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 2, 2018 at 1:12 pm | 9 comments | 2844 Views

MOVIES

New nonprofit hopes to transform Guild into state-of-the-art event venue

Pay a visit to Menlo Park's Guild Theatre and it's easy to see why people are worried about its future. The paint is chipped,...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2018
Last comment by David Lieberman, on Feb 2, 2018 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 1323 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As College Terrace Market closes, community asks: What's next?

College Terrace Market's Dec. 30 announcement of its impending closure leaves many unanswered questions about the future...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by allen, on Feb 2, 2018 at 12:25 pm | 81 comments | 6306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to challenge Edgewood Plaza ruling

Palo Alto plans to appeal a December court ruling that invalidated the city's fines against Sand Hill Property Company for...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2018
Last comment by Ghuyn, on Feb 2, 2018 at 10:40 am | 33 comments | 2953 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Make Transportation top priority for 2018

The Menlo Park City Council recently announced their top priorities for the coming year and 3 out of 5 are focused on transportation...

Original post made by John Guislin on Feb. 2, 2018
Last comment by Tomato Soup, on Feb 2, 2018 at 9:29 am | 2 comments | 91 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A region that's booming

Palo Alto's big push on infrastructure comes at a time of economic prosperity, with sales-tax receipts on the rise and new...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 2, 2018 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 990 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes eyed for Southgate's parking program

For residents, Southgate's new Residential Preferential Parking program is a huge success and should be continued as is....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Feb 2, 2018 at 8:08 am | 7 comments | 1600 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, Menlo-Atherton win wrestling dual meets

Palo Alto defeated Fremont, 42-37, in a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League wrestling match on Thursday. Menlo-Atherton downed...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2018
Last comment by dejiii, on Feb 2, 2018 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 936 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Get ready for a record-setting year

Limited home inventory combined with hot demand should make 2018 a year of milestones. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2018/02/01/real-estate-matters...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2018
Last comment by Where r the uplifting articles?, on Feb 2, 2018 at 4:30 am | 2 comments | 935 Views
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