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The Willows

While Carl Hesse sat on his front porch to talk about living in The Willows, his young son burst outside and ran joyfully...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Willows Resident, on Apr 30, 2015 at 11:06 am | 4 comments | 2652 Views

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Focus shifts to city-owned sites for new police building

Palo Alto has few great options for pursuing its most urgent infrastructure priority -- a new police headquarters -- but...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by palo alto resident, on May 1, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 12 comments | 2723 Views

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Contentious road project heads toward final phase

After more than a decade of work, a deeply controversial effort to transform the Charleston-Arastradero corridor into a "complete...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by share the road, on Apr 30, 2015 at 11:39 pm | 8 comments | 3542 Views

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Palo Alto May Fete Parade could be 'out of this world'

Tiny aliens are expected to invade downtown Palo Alto on Saturday. The invasion, also known as the 93rd annual City of Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on May 1, 2015 at 7:04 am | 5 comments | 4440 Views

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Landowner could raze home under city historic code

Palo Alto's historic-building code sides with 94-year-old Lucille Mellish when it comes to her right to demolish her College...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on May 4, 2015 at 10:32 pm | 24 comments | 6644 Views

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Adventures in the art world

Silicon Valley Open Studios invites the public to visit the working studios of more than 350 artists based in the South Bay....

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Christine Oliver, on May 1, 2015 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 2992 Views

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Students to present science research Wednesday

Palo Alto High School students will explain their science research projects in public presentations Wednesday, May 23. The...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 1, 2015 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 1749 Views

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Body cameras to become norm for PAPD

After a year of experimentation, body cameras are about to go mainstream in the Palo Alto Police Department. City Manager...

Original post made on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on May 4, 2015 at 3:47 pm | 10 comments | 4909 Views

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Palo Alto's smoking ban may spread to apartment buildings

E-cigarettes may soon join their traditional brethren on a list of substances that are banned in Palo Alto's downtown centers,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on May 5, 2015 at 1:35 pm | 23 comments | 6084 Views

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SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg dies at 47

Dave Goldberg of Menlo Park, the CEO of Survey Monkey and the husband of Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Gym User, on May 4, 2015 at 5:47 pm | 13 comments | 9010 Views

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East Palo Alto starts a news service

East Palo Alto residents launched their own news service on Tuesday, April 28, in an effort to cover the city's news and...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Loretta, on May 16, 2015 at 6:10 pm | 10 comments | 6345 Views

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Nonprofit joins effort to preserve Buena Vista

The Caritas Corporation, a nonprofit organization that manages 20 mobile-home parks throughout California, has joined the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Ellen Gold, on May 11, 2015 at 6:09 pm | 16 comments | 5028 Views

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Dancing across borders

The Silicon Valley is an international folk-dance epicenter, with no less than seven groups meeting on a weekly basis in...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by clarence harrison, on May 7, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 2743 Views

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Weekly receives top journalism prize -- third year in a row

It's a three-peat for the Palo Alto Weekly: On Saturday, the news organization was selected for the third consecutive year...

Original post made on May. 9, 2015
Last comment by spike, on May 11, 2015 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 4429 Views

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Housing nonprofit steps in to help preserve Buena Vista

The Caritas Corporation, a nonprofit organization that manages 20 mobile-home parks throughout California, has joined the...

Original post made on May. 9, 2015
Last comment by Current Residents, on May 9, 2015 at 10:36 pm | 2 comments | 1208 Views

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Shop Talk: Belcampo Meat Co. serves up bone broth and more

Town & Country Village's Belcampo Meat Co. can't keep enough bone broth in stock; lard and lardo are other top sellers. Read...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Aug 11, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 10 comments | 4296 Views

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Perpetual volunteer Ray Bacchetti dies at 81

For Ray Bacchetti, civic engagement wasn't a lofty ideal so much as a way of life. Bacchetti, a devoted educator, activist...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Penny Ellson, on May 18, 2015 at 2:21 am | 24 comments | 4686 Views

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Buena Vista appraiser blasts council's direction, threatens to resign

An appraiser tasked by Palo Alto officials with recalculating how much assistance residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by to bill, on May 13, 2015 at 10:31 pm | 33 comments | 7237 Views

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Palo Alto 'Bike to Work Day' rolls out Thursday

Members of Palo Alto's community are expected to put on their bike helmets and put away their car keys on Thursday morning...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 14, 2015 at 8:32 am | 4 comments | 2433 Views

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Obama's new visa law opens the American door to Chinese buyers

In November, President Obama announced a new plan to further open the American door to the Chinese and predicted that this...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Kirk, on May 13, 2015 at 10:48 pm | 8 comments | 1655 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