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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Officials: Wood-burning grill sparked Evvia fire

A two-alarm fire at Evvia Estiatorio in downtown Palo Alto Thursday erupted when a flame above the restaurant's wood-fired...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 1, 2009 at 10:15 am | 6 comments | 2476 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dalai Lama to make third visit to Stanford

While are not Buddhist , we crossed the Tiber, the Dalai Lama has an admiral commitment to peaceful conflict resolution,...

Original post made by Sharon on Jan. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2476 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares for $60M library-bond sale

Palo Alto is preparing to sell $60 million in library bonds later this month to fund voter-approved renovations of three...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 19, 2010 at 1:18 pm | 19 comments | 2476 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fire damages two-story home in Menlo Park

A two-story Menlo Park home sustained major damage in a two-alarm fire Wednesday afternoon, Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by Laurie, on Apr 9, 2009 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 2476 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto 'health fair' to promote health reform

A "health reform" health fair will be held Saturday (June 27) in Palo Alto to promote national health-reform legislation,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Jun 20, 2009 at 10:17 am | 8 comments | 2476 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Panel OKs $10 million for Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo had promising news about funding to help restore Moffett Field's massive landmark, Hangar One. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by jeff, on Aug 30, 2010 at 10:23 pm | 5 comments | 2476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strong-arm robbery occurs near downtown Palo Alto

A woman walking near downtown Palo Alto was the victim of a strong-arm robbery on Saturday afternoon. She sustained minor...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 30, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 2476 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sterling Communities, will attract families

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Original post made by Neighbor on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Mom, on Sep 9, 2008 at 4:07 pm | 8 comments | 2475 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas plan excludes more parking

Avenidas Senior Center expects its building renovations will double the number of daily visitors, but it would not add parking...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Downtown Worker, on Jul 21, 2015 at 8:07 am | 13 comments | 2475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Youth of the Year' finalists share stories

Four low-income teenagers told stories of persevering against hardship in a recent "Youth of the Year" speech competition...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ms. Watkins, on Feb 3, 2012 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 2475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD girds for lawsuits in two cases, signals possible wider scope

After two abortive attempts to discuss PAUSD civil rights violations out of public view, the school board is set for a closed...

Original post made by Curious on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on May 27, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 37 comments | 2475 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Simitian's bill to limit cough-medicine sales to minors advances

Joe Simitian's bid to ban sales of certain cough medicine to minors easily sailed through the state Senate Tuesday afternoon....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Give me back my Adult ability to choose!!!, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:40 am | 11 comments | 2475 Views

SPORTS

Randle handles the pressure, leads Stanford to NIT title

Who else but Chasson Randle to better handle late-game pressure? Stanford's all-time leading scorer did exactly that, rallying...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Joe Baldwin, on Apr 3, 2015 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 2475 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Human directionals' becoming more common

Sign-spinning advertisements, also known as "human directionals," are frequent sights on street corners throughout the Midpeninsula....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Cheap, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:56 am | 6 comments | 2474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Quick settlement on Palo Alto fire measure

After a frenetic day and evening of phone calls and e-mails Wednesday, a settlement was reached Thursday (Aug. 26) on the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Sep 7, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 16 comments | 2474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Measure R deserves overwhelming defeat

When the Palo Alto firefighters union began circulating petitions to place a protectionist measure on the Nov. 2 election...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:24 am | 3 comments | 2474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encore

Ensconced in her family's living room, Starr Johanssen stared peacefully down at the black and white keys that lay silent...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by derek, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 2474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Edison transfers East Palo Alto charter school

Despite management changes, students at East Palo Alto's high-performing Edison Brentwood Academy will notice few if any...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by mutti, on May 24, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 5 comments | 2474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deaths

Margaret J. Montrose Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=2563 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Kenny Litzenberger, on Jan 22, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 2474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bill Barranco: Whose News?

I was attending the press conference at the Frankfurt Auto Show in Germany. Suddenly the large projector screens at all the...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
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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