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AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Weekly Editor in Chief Jocelyn Dong, reporter Gennady Sheyner and...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
Last comment by Et Alia, on Oct 19, 2015 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 2768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Electric Works to move to Mountain View

After 99 years of calling Palo Alto its home, Stanford Electric Works will move to Mountain View at the end of June, according...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2013
Last comment by Monstrous, on Oct 19, 2015 at 3:28 pm | 24 comments | 4665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tech bust

Forbes says that we are on the verge of another massive tech bubble bust and that real estate in Silicon Valley could go...

Original post made by Suky on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by Overpaid, on Oct 19, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 14 comments | 1078 Views

AROUND TOWN

West Bayshore Road to close Tuesday to Wednesday

Part of West Bayshore Road will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday while Caltrans contractors remove temporary bridgework...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3490 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto police investigate report of man with gun Tuesday night

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who according to two witnesses was brandishing a firearm on the 100 block of California...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2213 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto blasts high-speed-rail project for moving too fast

With plans for California's high-speed-rail system accelerating on the Peninsula, Palo Alto officials on Tuesday ramped up...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 19, 2015 at 12:30 am | 78 comments | 9607 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In search of the new commute

In late August, Wendy Silvani met with a group of employees from The Epiphany, an eight-story hotel that in many ways epitomizes...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Izzy, on Oct 18, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 31 comments | 9634 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys turn the tables on Gunn with crucial win

==BI Thursday's prep roundup== Palo Alto's first water polo meeting with rival Gunn this season did not go well for the...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 18, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 2373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lost & Found at Mitchell Park - the Drop

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Original post made by Carol on Dec. 18, 2006
Last comment by Randy, on Oct 18, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 1 comment | 5816 Views

AROUND TOWN

The look of luxury

It probably won't surprise anyone to know that home prices on the Midpeninsula are high and getting higher. And sales of...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Oct 17, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 3899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Edgewood Plaza developer faces growing fine

The developer of Edgewood Plaza is now facing a fine of $1,000 per day for not replacing the vacant grocery store formerly...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 17, 2015 at 11:49 am | 31 comments | 5869 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area psychiatrist pens comprehensive guide on suicide risk

A San Francisco psychiatrist and mental health consultant has written a comprehensive resource and educational guide on suicide...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2015
Last comment by Heart, on Oct 17, 2015 at 10:41 am | 9 comments | 6087 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group crafts a roadmap for new anti-traffic nonprofit

Right now, they are a group of downtown stakeholders and transportation experts debating pilot programs and funding structures....

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Rose, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:59 pm | 4 comments | 2927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stark differences in high school counseling services, again

A yearslong discussion over the comparable quality of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools' distinct counseling models returned...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by just saying, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 81 comments | 6970 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Woman robbed near downtown transit center

Palo Alto police are seeking a man who allegedly robbed a woman of her purse near the University Avenue transit center shortly...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2015
Last comment by Mass transit Mass crime, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:18 pm | 9 comments | 3308 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mission statement of the FAA

The aircraft noise thread was so long that I wanted to catch people's eye with this statement from the FAA: 'Our Mission Our...

Original post made by stephanie enos on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by stephanie enos, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water main break in Palo Alto has streets closed

A broken water main has closed down an intersection in Palo Alto early Friday morning, according to police. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:03 pm | 7 comments | 5389 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto treads cautiously on fiber network

With Google looming as a major wildcard, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to wait until next year before making any decisions...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 16, 2015 at 3:51 pm | 138 comments | 8696 Views

MOVIES

McCaffrey runs wild over the Bruins in big conference win

Christian McCaffrey rushed for a school record 243 yards and scored four times, Francis Owusu made a catch for the ages and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by John, on Oct 16, 2015 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 2083 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Aircraft noise

I have just spent some time emailing Anna Eshoo and Barbara Boxer (you have to fill out their website) urging them as our...

Original post made by stephanie enos on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by specific proposal - repeal the Catex, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:44 am | 72 comments | 2091 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.

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