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Editorial: A bridge apart

As the Palo Alto City Council's unanimous vote on Aug. 12 showed, there was little doubt that residents on streets near the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 11, 2013 at 11:57 pm | 67 comments | 10610 Views


Report: Police shooting that killed Palo Alto teacher placed officers in 'remarkably dangerous' situation

Police officers called to a Redwood City home where a Palo Alto teacher was attempting suicide in December were justified...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2019
Last comment by Jordan Parent, on Mar 22, 2019 at 7:07 am | 10 comments | 10610 Views


Palo Alto police search for six-figure Bentley

Police are looking for a blue 2013 two-door Bentley Continental GT convertible -- which has a manufacturer's suggested retail...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Richard , on Jul 2, 2014 at 10:22 pm | 19 comments | 10610 Views


Election 2010: The battle over Measure R

Friends and foes of Measure R have the same message for the voters of Palo Alto: If you vote for the other side, you are...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cardinal, on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 85 comments | 10609 Views


What's wrong with Stanford Football?


Original post made by Fan no more on Sep. 27, 2006
Last comment by CalGuy, on Nov 17, 2007 at 9:25 pm | 65 comments | 10609 Views


Palatella, McGlashan plead not guilty in college bribery scam

Two local parents in the college-admissions bribery scandal pleaded not guilty to charges of money laundering conspiracy...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2019
Last comment by Will Chen, on Apr 18, 2019 at 4:07 pm | 10 comments | 10608 Views


A farewell to forks

Longtime restaurant critic Dale Bentson pens his final piece for the Weekly after 18 years of reviewing Peninsula eateries. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jan 18, 2019 at 8:41 pm | 1 comment | 10608 Views


Friends and family gather at intersection where Mountain View teen died after a collision with a truck

Family and friends have left flowers, candles, balloons and mementos at an impromptu memorial at the corner of El Camino...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on May 16, 2022 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 10606 Views


Thirsty times

At its inception, Palo Alto was named after a 110-foot tall, over 1,000-years-old coast redwood tree called "El Palo Alto,"...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Rickey, on Oct 30, 2015 at 1:15 am | 10 comments | 10605 Views


'Together Again': Palo Alto celebrates resilience with week of events

To celebrate community resilience over the course of the pandemic, Palo Alto will kick off this Friday a week of more than...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2021
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 19, 2021 at 5:21 pm | 6 comments | 10603 Views


Miki proposed as new grocer at former JJ&F market

Miki Werness, whose Alma Village market shuttered in April 2013 after less than six months of operation, may soon get another...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by proactive, on Dec 16, 2014 at 11:33 am | 39 comments | 10602 Views


City looks to unleash local dogs with 'shared-use' park

Dog owners yearning for new places to let their companions run free might soon get a little treat from the city. Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Tired of Stepping in Dog Poop, on Sep 29, 2014 at 7:32 pm | 67 comments | 10601 Views


Stanford Hospital settles 'comfort care' lawsuit


Original post made on Jun. 7, 2008
Last comment by Diane Campbell, on Aug 15, 2012 at 1:24 pm | 4 comments | 10599 Views


Tom DuBois enters race for City Council

Tom DuBois, a Midtown resident who jumped into Palo Alto's land-use politics during last year's heated battle over a housing...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 10, 2014 at 8:22 am | 40 comments | 10598 Views


Palo Alto teen starts music organization for COVID-19 relief

A Palo Alto high school student has developed a new, and melodic, way for parents to keep fidgety and stir-crazy kids occupied...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 4, 2020 at 12:19 am | 1 comment | 10597 Views


Buildings of up to eight stories planned for East Palo Alto

With an eye on affordable housing and the city's bottom line, East Palo Alto officials on Monday night unveiled the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 26, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 40 comments | 10597 Views


Obama plans 'cybersecurity summit' at Stanford

President Barack Obama is planning a trip to the Bay Area next week as he prepares to push for changes in cybersecurity policy....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Here we go again, on Feb 14, 2015 at 12:08 am | 36 comments | 10597 Views


Most district teachers are vaxxed. Is that enough for parents?

As summer winds down, local school districts are facing another academic year amid a pandemic. But this time, they have vaccines...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2021
Last comment by S. Underwood, on Aug 11, 2021 at 1:42 pm | 32 comments | 10596 Views


Three arrested for spree of robberies, purse snatches that targeted Asian women

A yearlong, multijurisdictional investigation involving a group that targeted victims of Asian descent in four counties has...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
Last comment by Phoebe Winters, on Sep 22, 2021 at 11:46 am | 4 comments | 10596 Views


What do you think of the new Restaurants section?


Original post made by Eric on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Arnold79, on Oct 22, 2009 at 7:21 pm | 31 comments | 10595 Views
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