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Marion Mandell

This month, Marion Mandell is receiving the Avenidas Lifetimes Achievement Award for her ongoing service to local Girl Scouts...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Evelyn Aguon, Troop 60647, on May 8, 2017 at 11:53 am | 3 comments | 719 Views


Memorial Day - Not just a holiday

Watch this before you begin your fun and games and remember why you have the freedom to do as you wish:

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, on May 29, 2017 at 11:13 am | 3 comments | 244 Views


Shop Talk: College Terrace Market to open, flower shop could close

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the upcoming opening of the College Terrace Market, the potential closure of...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Where have all the flowers gone?, on May 30, 2017 at 10:56 pm | 3 comments | 3823 Views


Shop Talk: Accent Arts returns; Protégé nears approval

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about comings and goings on California Avenue, including Accent Arts' move to a new...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 12, 2017 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 2714 Views


Courthouse, clinic evacuated due to bomb threat

The Palo Alto Courthouse has been evacuated this morning due to a bomb threat, a Santa Clara County sheriff's deputy said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by Marlene Glez., on Jun 13, 2017 at 3:08 pm | 3 comments | 3293 Views


Diversity, gender and all that jazz

This year's Stanford Jazz Festival (SJF) is bookended by shows at Bing Concert Hall by the dynamic pianist Hiromi and vocalist...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Me2, on Jun 16, 2017 at 1:49 pm | 3 comments | 1268 Views


Behind the Headlines: Junior Museum and Zoo expansion

Weekly journalists Jocelyn Dong and Gennady Sheyner visit the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo, where they discuss the zoo's...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 3, 2017 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 1887 Views


Cooking oil sparks fire, burning apartment kitchen

Hot cooking oil left on a kitchen stove ignited a fire at a Palo Alto apartment late Wednesday night, a fire battalion chief...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Don, on Jul 13, 2017 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 2819 Views


9-11 Press for Truth Premieres at Spangenberg Oct 27th


Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Oct. 12, 2006
Last comment by Andrew, on Nov 12, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 8597 Views


call a paramedic-- gut has busted


Original post made by Sarah on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 5, 2008 at 2:59 pm | 3 comments | 6362 Views


Movie review: "The Spiderwick Chronicles"


Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Feb 19, 2008 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 6498 Views


Mama Mia - a must see for 50sh Moms


Original post made by 50sh Mom on Jul. 21, 2008
Last comment by natasha, on Oct 23, 2008 at 6:20 am | 3 comments | 6814 Views


Jeanne Aufmuth's top films

1. Slumdog Millionaire: Danny Boyle directed with unwavering homage to India's teeming favelas and one young man's steadfast...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by East Coast, on Aug 21, 2009 at 6:14 am | 3 comments | 6459 Views


Star Trek question

Peter Canavese, how do you figure that Sulu's sword is "unearned?" In the original show, Sulu is an expert fencer....

Original post made by Sarah on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on May 17, 2009 at 9:04 pm | 3 comments | 4898 Views


Cable, Satellite or AT&T

I am moving to Palo Alto and was wondering if the cable company is good or if satellite TV would be the best bet for the...

Original post made by Jon on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Lee Thé, on Jun 13, 2010 at 12:57 am | 3 comments | 4618 Views


Global focus

The phrases "reduce your carbon footprint" and "live green" can seem so vague that it's hard to find them personally meaningful....

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sherry, on Oct 21, 2010 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 4607 Views


Review: 'Black Swan'

No one can be blamed for finding "Black Swan" overwrought or ridiculous: It's both. But those who meet director Darren Aronofsky...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Movie goer, on Dec 16, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 3 comments | 5035 Views


Update: Guild Theatre closed until further notice

Shut down on Feb. 18, the Guild Theatre in Menlo Park remains closed due to water damage. The staff hopes to reopen on March...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 11, 2012 at 10:23 pm | 3 comments | 5138 Views


Review: 'Hunger Games'

"The Hunger Games" is a little bit "The Most Dangerous Game," a little bit "Lord of the Flies," a little bit "The Truman...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by CrunchyCookie, on Mar 31, 2012 at 11:28 pm | 3 comments | 4303 Views


Review: 'Dark Shadows'

The tried-and-true tandem of director Tim Burton and actor Johnny Depp is often a tantalizing proposition. But not every...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 11, 2012 at 10:09 pm | 3 comments | 4360 Views
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Bonchon soft opens in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 10 comments | 2,791 views

California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
By Douglas Moran | 27 comments | 2,444 views

Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 713 views

Oh, My Aching Knees
By Max Greenberg | 9 comments | 397 views


Registration now open!

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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