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New bike boulevard planned for Palo Alto

Winding trails, colorful bike lanes, prominent signs and a new bicycle boulevard snaking southward from the middle of the...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by maps, on May 14, 2011 at 10:01 am | 34 comments | 8215 Views


Gunn High Hits #42 on Newsweek ‘Best High Schools’ List

Interesting article: Gunn High School vaulted to the forty-second spot on Newsweek’s “America’s Best High Schools...

Original post made by gunns ok on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Parent 2, on Dec 9, 2013 at 8:31 pm | 26 comments | 8214 Views


Filoli executive director departs

Volunteers at Filoli, the historic estate located north of Woodside, learned Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 11, via an email that...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by SC, on Jan 23, 2016 at 10:31 pm | 12 comments | 8214 Views


Busted sprinkler head leaves Old Pro sports bar with significant water damage

A busted sprinkler head at Old Pro sports bar in downtown Palo Alto gushed out enough water to force out customers and employees...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 25, 2019 at 3:23 pm | 7 comments | 8213 Views


Enrollment shortfall, poor planning, sparked Sofia crisis, new president says

Enrollment shortfalls combined with a lack of planning led to the current financial crisis at Sofia University, the school's...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Clusterf---, on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 8212 Views


Man arrested after opening wrong car door

There can sometimes be good surprises at 2:30 a.m., but on March 31, Curtis Edward Jordan Jr. did not get one of them. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Apr 7, 2016 at 11:02 am | 23 comments | 8212 Views


Debate: School board candidates' answers to the Weekly's questions

The first portion of Thursday's debate featured answers to seven questions prepared by the Weekly and posed to the candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 8210 Views


Kid-friendly holiday

Happiness researchers consistently report that people find greater satisfaction from life experiences than from receiving...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Bethlehemite, on Dec 20, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 1 comment | 8210 Views


Former Stanford student dies in Hayward motorcycle crash

A motorcyclist who died in a crash late last month in Hayward was released Sunday by the Alameda County coroner's office...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by Duly Noted, on Mar 7, 2017 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 8210 Views


Re-energized and relocated

In college (OK, it's been a few years) I survived on frozen Swanson Chicken Pot Pies. My local grocery store often had them...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by r morgan, on Apr 15, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 8210 Views


Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe comes to Palo Alto, Farmigo adds new pickup location

In this week's retail news, San Jose's popular breakfast-and-lunch restaurant Bill Cafe comes to Midtown Palo Alto, and Farmigo...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by JSD, on Aug 9, 2015 at 12:03 pm | 22 comments | 8210 Views


Alma Plaza redux


Original post made by Not so fast on Apr. 17, 2007
Last comment by Not so fast, on May 15, 2007 at 10:28 am | 80 comments | 8208 Views


New laws target toxic chemicals in Palo Alto

As Barron Park residents know all too well, residential streets and industrial operations often make for a toxic mix when...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Reprehensible, on Oct 26, 2016 at 1:44 pm | 9 comments | 8207 Views


Palo Alto celebrates a special 50th football anniversary

It was Oct. 4, 1963. With one minute left in the third quarter, the Cubberley Cougars scored a touchdown and extra point...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by David T (SEQ), on Sep 4, 2014 at 8:15 pm | 4 comments | 8207 Views


Guest Opinion: Palo Alto Utilities' dilemma — it's really ours, too

Why are we seemingly so incapable of shifting direction when it's so clear we must stop burning fossil fuels? The story of...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by David Coale, on Sep 26, 2020 at 11:13 am | 13 comments | 8206 Views


Palo Alto man wakens, scares off home burglar Monday

A burglar rummaging through a Palo Alto house at about 11:30 a.m. Jan. 20 fled after he walked into a bedroom and discovered...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Grammar Girl, on Jan 26, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 11 comments | 8206 Views


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 Donald Steele, on Mar 8, 2018 at 4:08 am | 4 comments | 8206 Views


Palo Alto looks to revamp street-sweeping program

Palo Alto's residential streets may soon get a bit leafier under a sweeping change proposed by the city's Public Works Department....

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 7, 2014 at 12:45 pm | 32 comments | 8205 Views


Bullies not welcome at Barron Park Elementary


Original post made on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by FF, on Nov 6, 2007 at 8:26 pm | 44 comments | 8205 Views


Students ask: What's it like to be me?

The hallways, courtyard and rooms of the Palo Alto Art Center were given over last Friday evening to poignant, uninhibited...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by curious, on Mar 30, 2015 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 8205 Views
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