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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district fills top, 'critical' positions

The Palo Alto school district announced Wednesday that outside hires from school districts in Virginia, Southern California...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by Energy, on Jul 11, 2017 at 1:06 pm | 27 comments | 5061 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A new leader for Pacific Art League

Jon Graves, the new executive director of downtown Palo Alto's Pacific Art League, has a background at tech media companies...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2017
Last comment by Jen, on Jul 11, 2017 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 4947 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City blasts 'outrageous' tax

For the past four decades, Palo Alto residents have been paying taxes to a water district without getting a drop of water...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Thomas Busse, on Jul 11, 2017 at 2:08 am | 12 comments | 6435 Views

RESTAURANTS

So much food, so little flavor

Sajj Mediterranean in Mountain View feels more like a fueling station than a restaurant. With two food trucks, five restaurant...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2017
Last comment by Damien, on Jul 11, 2017 at 12:29 am | 5 comments | 1757 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shoreline Noise - does anyone care any more?

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Original post made by Deborah on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Jul 10, 2017 at 10:19 pm | 47 comments | 12393 Views

RESTAURANTS

Highly anticipated Nobu opens downtown

The first Northern California outpost of acclaimed Japanese restaurant group Nobu officially opens its doors in downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jul 10, 2017 at 6:49 pm | 2 comments | 3893 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Anatolian Kitchen gets TV chef; a look at Vina Enoteca

In this week's Shop Talk column, Daryl Savage takes a closer look at new Italian restaurant Vina Enoteca, and talks to the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 10, 2017 at 2:29 pm | 4 comments | 3229 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Target to open 'flexible-format' store in East Palo Alto

Target will open a new "flexible format" store in the Ravenswood Shopping Center in East Palo Alto, the retail company announced...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Be Positive, on Jul 10, 2017 at 1:37 pm | 12 comments | 12133 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal women's volleyball moves on without Hodson

The seventh-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team will have to make due without the reigning national Freshman of the Year...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Tom Campbell, on Jul 10, 2017 at 12:31 pm | 7 comments | 5487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The war on cars

It's been many years since it became obvious to almost everyone that parking problems and traffic congestion in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 10, 2017 at 7:47 am | 74 comments | 3345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters: Strong relationship between schools and home buying

Real estate value is strongly tied to the quality of schools. The quality of the schools largely depends on the teaching...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by jamescondie, on Jul 10, 2017 at 7:28 am | 11 comments | 1928 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rosé-colored glasses

Learn about the history, production methods and best food pairings for rosé from local wine experts (and their favorite...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High Enrollment, Is this news anymore?

Got this email from the district today. Whatever happened to all the talk of projected declining enrollments that one of...

Original post made by Elementary Parent on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jul 9, 2017 at 8:38 pm | 15 comments | 624 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing for good

Now in its 10th year, the Opportunity Center gives homeless people housing with few questions asked and few requirements...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Options, on Jul 9, 2017 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 3802 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: student project; Steve Jobs opera

Tidbits collected by the Weekly staff on people, events and other happenings, including a recent hackathon-style event at...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Justin Towers, on Jul 9, 2017 at 1:41 pm | 7 comments | 1945 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto homelessness rises 26 percent

The number of homeless persons in Palo Alto has risen by 26 percent since 2015 -- the highest it's been in 10 years, according...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2017
Last comment by unemployment, on Jul 8, 2017 at 9:40 pm | 36 comments | 5073 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First Person: A conversation with Bob Wenzlau, Terradex CEO and environmental engineer

Bob Wenzlau, pioneer recycler and compost champion is now focused on what's under our workplaces, schools and homes that...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 8, 2017 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 4063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ronald Alexander

Ronald Alexander, emeritus Stanford University Department of Communication professor, died May 7. He was 94. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Greenacres, on Jul 8, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 269 Views

RESTAURANTS

So much food, so little flavor

Sajj Mediterranean in Mountain View feels more like a fueling station than a restaurant. With two food trucks, five restaurant...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Jul 7, 2017 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>BATTLE OF THE CHILIES ...</B> Twelve teams took part in a Fourth of July tradition on Tuesday for Palo Alto's 36th...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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