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BOOKS

Recent home sales

Six homes in this week's edition of "Recent home sales" hadn't been sold since the 1970s. With more than 35 years between...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

The highest sale this week comes from Woodside at $9.5 million. The first runner-up came from the only sale in Los Altos...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Home Front

This week includes a handblown glass sale on Sept. 26 through Paly Fiery Arts, a vegetable market on Oct. 3 with support...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
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HISTORIC PHOTOS

Community preparedness

David Rost started unit four by asking the class the four colors of triage. The room suddenly filled with a flurry of answers...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

School on Yom Kippur

I am shocked to find out that there is school on Yom Kippur. I have been in the Palo Alto district for 13 years and its...

Original post made by Michelle on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous22, on Sep 25, 2015 at 12:28 am | 39 comments | 1660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Running with the pack

"Running with a group is the way to keep it going," said Ron Wolf, board member and runner in Palo Alto Run Club (PARC),...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by member, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 4103 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Health Care CEO to step down

Amir Dan Rubin, the CEO and president of Stanford Health Care since 2011, will leave to join insurance giant UnitedHealth...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Former Patient, on Sep 24, 2015 at 8:28 pm | 5 comments | 4914 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sidewalk Talk hopes to expand to Palo Alto

Sidewalk Talk, a San Francisco-based organization founded by two psychotherapists who believe in the power of listening to...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 24, 2015 at 6:47 pm | 4 comments | 3694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto caps office development

Palo Alto on Monday night took its most aggressive and polarizing step yet toward curbing the rapid pace of growth when it...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Sep 24, 2015 at 5:03 pm | 42 comments | 10180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Owner rejects nonprofit's offer to buy Palo Alto mobile-home park

The owner of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park has broken off negotiations with Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian and...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 24, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 116 comments | 10479 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How immigrant-friendly are we?

Republican presidential candidates' vitriol against immigrants — and the apparent support it has elicited — reminds me...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 24, 2015 at 3:25 pm | 119 comments | 5931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laurene Powell Jobs announces campaign to design new schools

Palo Alto resident Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of technology pioneer Steve Jobs, is investing $50 million in an open-source...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Conundrumic, on Sep 24, 2015 at 1:44 pm | 18 comments | 4157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto may ask voters for new storm-drain fees

The city is considering going to voters next year to ask them to approve new fees to keep Palo Alto's storm-drain improvements...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Pete n Repete, on Sep 24, 2015 at 1:40 pm | 28 comments | 3142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sports cars meet art, fashion

Mountain View is gearing up for a unique pop-up party hosted by Ferrari and Lamborghini. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/09/22/sports-cars-meet-art...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Well-Acquainted, on Sep 24, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments | 3447 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man stabbed outside Happy Donuts in Palo Alto

A man was stabbed in the back outside of Happy Donuts in Palo Alto on Tuesday evening, though neither he nor any witnesses...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Wyatt, on Sep 24, 2015 at 12:25 pm | 5 comments | 5406 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bed bugs prompt Mitchell Park Library closure

Palo Alto's Mitchell Park Library is closing at 6 p.m. Sept. 23 to allow a pest control company to inspect and treat a small...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Sep 24, 2015 at 12:03 pm | 26 comments | 9462 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are there after effects of the PA Website hacking?

The article does not seem to be accepting any posts. http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/09/18/palo-alto-weekly-website-back-online-after-cyber-attack My...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 23, 2015 at 8:44 pm | 27 comments | 1150 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Streets Team executive director and Racing Hearts founder to be recognized

Two of Palo Alto's most influential businesswomen in 2015 include the executive director of a nonprofit that provides homeless...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Proud of Racing Hearts, on Sep 23, 2015 at 6:17 pm | 2 comments | 3366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Berkeley High School Under OCR Investigation -- Whistleblowers Celebrated Not Attacked

This article describes a student and parent group, Stop Harassing in Berkeley in which the entire community (other than the...

Original post made by A Tale of Two Cities on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Angie Baker, on Sep 23, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 25 comments | 1661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy places

Oakland-based artist Kate Pocrass is working with the Palo Alto Art Center to create a visual representation of the places...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth Schwyzer, on Sep 23, 2015 at 12:57 pm | 11 comments | 3300 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