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MOVIES

Unlikely heroes ruled the movies in 2018

At the end of every year after the last films hit the big screen, most movie critics, including me, get asked, "So what did...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by buff, on Jan 4, 2019 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 2156 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Holiday Fund: Healing from a loss in native tongues

Nonprofit Kara's Spanish grief support program received a $7,500 grant from the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund to expand its...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto pushes back against Verizon proposals

Palo Alto officials are pushing back against proposed designs for new wireless-antenna equipment and considering a challenge...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2018
Last comment by cellPhoneUser, on Jan 3, 2019 at 11:49 pm | 32 comments | 6495 Views

AROUND TOWN

City loosens rules for autonomous robots

They still have a long way to go before they can compete with R2-D2, much less RoboCop, but autonomous robots will be able...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2019
Last comment by R2D2, on Jan 3, 2019 at 9:22 pm | 16 comments | 5608 Views

RESTAURANTS

All-you-can-eat Asian fusion restaurant coming to Mountain View

For those of us who won't be setting diet-related New Year's resolutions, a new all-you-can-eat Asian fusion restaurant will...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2019
Last comment by Midtown, on Jan 3, 2019 at 7:18 pm | 3 comments | 814 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police search for man who assaulted woman on sidewalk

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who assaulted a woman while she was walking on the 2500 block of El Camino Real...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2018
Last comment by Another One Captured!, on Jan 3, 2019 at 6:14 pm | 51 comments | 5897 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

James Keene says goodbye after decade in charge

James Keene's tenure as Palo Alto's city manager began in September 2008 on the most inauspicious of notes: a global economic...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 3, 2019 at 11:30 am | 11 comments | 3847 Views

SPORTS

Stanford defense shines in Sun Bowl win over Pittsburgh

Stanford allowed the defense to take charge and it led to another football bowl victory, this one a crazy 14-13 decision...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2018
Last comment by Reduce The Number of Bowl Games, on Jan 3, 2019 at 8:27 am | 5 comments | 1041 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police arrest man for early-morning sexual assault

A man accused of sexually assaulting a woman right after she unloaded items from her car in Palo Alto early Saturday morning...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2019
Last comment by Nick, on Jan 3, 2019 at 8:21 am | 4 comments | 5290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High neighbors say street has become dangerous for students

Georgia Avenue near Gunn High School has become dangerous for students because of the large numbers of bicyclists and cars...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2018
Last comment by This was planned, on Jan 2, 2019 at 7:36 pm | 50 comments | 4629 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pinewood's defense leads the way to Jamboree title

Once again Pinewood found a way to win a game when its shots were not falling. The Panthers got into a real grinder of an...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2019
Last comment by Get ready to rumble, on Jan 2, 2019 at 6:28 pm | 1 comment | 1268 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurant scene retrospective

You could say that 2018 was a banner year for the local restaurant scene. Read on for our take on some of the notable comings...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2018
Last comment by Longtime Menlo Parker, on Jan 2, 2019 at 4:32 pm | 4 comments | 4258 Views

RESTAURANTS

Happy camper

Menlo Park's Camper is another welcome, chef-driven, high-quality addition to the local restaurant scene. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by Longtime Menlo Parker, on Jan 2, 2019 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 2849 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How Palo Alto made global headlines in 2018

You don't have to live in Palo Alto to know that the city boasts thousands of Teslas, two Philz Coffee locations and the...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2018
Last comment by Annette, on Jan 2, 2019 at 4:21 pm | 12 comments | 4894 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: City Manager Jim Keene plans a year off — to write and recover

Palo Alto City Manager Jim left his decadelong job this week. He plans to take a full year off, with plans to take a full...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2018
Last comment by local ties, on Jan 2, 2019 at 11:35 am | 9 comments | 2977 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surge in funds boosts Palo Alto History Museum

After years of frustration, the future suddenly looks bright for the Palo Alto History Museum, which is benefitting from...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2018
Last comment by Ohloneville, on Jan 2, 2019 at 9:01 am | 23 comments | 3648 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In Memoriam: Remembering those who left us

As 2018 comes to an end, the Weekly remembers many individuals who have left behind permanent legacies in their communities...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2018
Last comment by John Zussman, on Jan 2, 2019 at 7:58 am | 3 comments | 3287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Key agreements pave way for Palo Alto's new bike bridge

Palo Alto's plan for a bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 sped ahead on Monday, when city officials formally signed agreements...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2018
Last comment by Thank you!, on Jan 1, 2019 at 12:34 pm | 24 comments | 6110 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys earn big basketball win at tournament

The Palo Alto boys basketball team came up with by far its most impressive win of the young season Thursday, beating College...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2018
Last comment by jd H, on Dec 31, 2018 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 1464 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Should persistent developers get to ignore city laws?

How many years should a developer be allowed to wear down city staff and residents in order to push through bad construction...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Strange Indeed, on Dec 31, 2018 at 10:03 pm | 45 comments | 3710 Views
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