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MOVIES

Review: 'Green Zone'

Those naysayers who questioned the appropriation of the Iraq War for entertainment purposes in the newly minted Best Picture...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:18 am | 24 comments | 5351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto plans to add furniture, cut lanes on California Avenue

California Avenue may soon be equipped with brand new street furniture, a splashy new fountain and fewer travel lanes. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by same old, same old, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:08 am | 25 comments | 2743 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto wants more time to review rail document

Palo Alto officials are asking the California High-Speed Rail Authority for more time to review a new document analyzing...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by galen, on Mar 16, 2010 at 7:00 am | 10 comments | 2255 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto customers sing the praises of fiber

Palo Alto businessmen George Gindoyan and Steve Tidwell are the true believers. The executive director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by K Young, on Mar 15, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 8 comments | 3300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A hard look at bullying

Sitting in the audience at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre, seventh-grader Jeanette Freiberg ponders her acting career....

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by dolphingirl1, on Mar 15, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 2717 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is the nuclear/extended family going to return?

I was raised in a nuclear family with my grandparents living with us, as they entered old age. We also had my cousin living...

Original post made by Kerry on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Nuclear family returned, on Mar 15, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 1715 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Airport reps, public discuss February crash

Palo Alto Airport representatives met with community members Tuesday morning in an effort to improve communication between...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Anna, on Mar 15, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 84 comments | 2851 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple vs. Google

There was a 4 page article in the New York Times last week about Palo Alto's most famous resident and his war with that company...

Original post made by Steve on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 15, 2010 at 3:12 am | 1 comment | 2122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zibbibo fire-suppression system failed

The Zibbibo Restaurant fire Saturday afternoon was caused by a cooking fire that got out of hand and flared into a hood and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by ansul fire system, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:43 pm | 9 comments | 2595 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Informational meeting Monday on Google plan

An informational meeting has been set for 6 p.m. Monday on how residents and businesses can support Palo Alto's application...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Charlie, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:31 pm | 6 comments | 2177 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City asks Dr. Phil Show to not focus on Palo Alto

Palo Alto city officials, including City Manager James Keene, have appealed to a senior producer at the Dr. Phil national...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by fjamesc, on Mar 14, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 87 comments | 3949 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Varian hydrogen leak poses little danger to homes

A whitish-vapor hydrogen leak from a storage tank at Varian Associates this morning is dissipating quickly and posing little...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by pop, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 1769 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, farmers market at Lytton Plaza

The Palo Alto City Council will hold a joint study session with the Planning and Transportation Commission. The council also...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 14, 2010 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 1725 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ploy nets burglary suspects in Portola Valley

Alert observation followed by a little deception -- it was all in a day's work for sheriff's deputies patrolling the Westridge...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Deal Big, on Mar 14, 2010 at 10:13 am | 4 comments | 2394 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Save Our State

California is being ruined by gridlock and dysfunction. Fortunately, there is a simple legislative fix: the California Democracy...

Original post made by SOS on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 14, 2010 at 6:03 am | 7 comments | 2071 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Angel Delgadillo recalled as a 'sweetheart' by friends

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Original post made on Mar. 22, 2008
Last comment by melissa, on Mar 13, 2010 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 4050 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Priced out of the market /Fresh fruit market feels the squeeze

On weekend mornings throughout the Midpeninsula, fruit and vegetable vendors call out from stalls brimming with small mountains...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by concerned resident, on Mar 13, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 8 comments | 3996 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Happy International Women's Day!

Today is a big event in some countries. Why does it get so little attention in the USA? International Women's Day got...

Original post made by Joan on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 13, 2010 at 9:46 am | 4 comments | 1708 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Economy creates wealth of qualified census takers

The U.S. Census-taker who knocks on the door this spring just might have an M.B.A., or even a Ph.D. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by no Census beyond "how many citizens in your house?", on Mar 13, 2010 at 5:21 am | 4 comments | 2822 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

rape on Waverley Street on March 8?

The city police log says a rape occurred on Waverley Street on March 8. Does anyone know what part of town this was in (Waverley...

Original post made by Sarah on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Info, on Mar 12, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 2433 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

VOTE HERE