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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bikes on the California Avenue underpass

I am concerned about people riding their bikes on the underpass that goes under the rail tracks at the California Avenue...

Original post made by Graciela Spivak on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Sep 4, 2015 at 8:56 pm | 37 comments | 1823 Views

RESTAURANTS

The final course

Food critic Sheila Himmel bids the Midpeninsula goodbye, fondly remembering her favorite eateries. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Regrettable, on Sep 4, 2015 at 7:48 pm | 4 comments | 3618 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrans offers $25K prize for ideas to improve transportation

Caltrans is giving Californians an opportunity to earn $25,000 in exchange for submitting the most innovative idea to improve...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by R Wray, on Sep 4, 2015 at 6:59 pm | 5 comments | 2222 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents sue Palo Alto over closure approval

Residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park have filed a lawsuit against Palo Alto, challenging the city's decision in...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Ellen Gold, on Sep 4, 2015 at 4:01 pm | 77 comments | 9265 Views

SPORTS

It's a makeover for Stanford defense with nine new starters

Fifth-year senior cornerback Ronnie Harris will be one of nine new starters on defense when the 21st-ranked Stanford football...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by not interested, on Sep 4, 2015 at 3:03 pm | 3 comments | 2524 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Palo Alto High School's 86-year-old gym demolished

Palo Alto High School's "Big Gym," where NBA star Jeremy Lin played and famed wrestling brothers Dave and Mark Schultz grappled,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 4, 2015 at 6:22 am | 11 comments | 4803 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recent home sales

A $30 million sale on Cowper Street in Palo Alto surpassed any other sale this week by a long, long way. Learn about this...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

Mountain View led the way in homes sales with 18 sales. Palo Alto was not far behind with 17 sales of its own. Read the rest...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1631 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

This week includes a Byxbee Park exploration with Ranger Rich Bicknell on Sept. 13; a tomato fest at Gamble Garden on Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Canopy coverage

Canopy staff and volunteers finish 2015's Young Tree Care Survey, and provide data to the City of Palo Alto. This year, 44...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3926 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supervisors approve funding for Bay Trail

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has awarded $1 million in Measure A funds to Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 3, 2015 at 8:53 pm | 21 comments | 3757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stories from the Great Plains

Redwood City's Dragon Theatre is currently presenting a compelling version of "The Voice of the Prairie," a play by John...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Janette, on Sep 3, 2015 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 3005 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man steals woman's cellphone in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly stole a woman's cellphone out of the hand of a teenage girl who had...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by suspicious, on Sep 3, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 3522 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Palo Alto man arrested for attempted robbery, fighting officers

A Palo Alto man who allegedly tried to swipe a duffle bag from a resident of a Middlefield Road apartment complex was arrested...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Sep 3, 2015 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 3976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family circus

Inspired by Anton Chekhov's classic dramas, Donald Margulies' 2014 play "The Country House" brings comedy to family dysfunction,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Edward Syrett, on Sep 3, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 2773 Views

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Police: Man nabbed in San Jose after car pursuit in Palo Alto

A truck driver who police said almost ran over an officer in Palo Alto last Thursday night before speeding away through the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Sep 3, 2015 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 3432 Views

RESTAURANTS

Where to savor the end of summer

Summer is drawing to a close, but chances are the warm weather plans to stick around for another month of comfortable outdoor...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 3, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 4 comments | 3720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Snacks with purpose

Mountain View resident Andy Kavanagh is the creator of Cub Snacks: healthy, kid-friendly cooking projects delivered once...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Inigo Canales, on Sep 3, 2015 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 3831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Street Flooding On Edgewwod Near Channinng

What's going on with the street flooding on Edgewood near Channing? Was there a water main break? Has it been gotten under...

Original post made by Hmmm on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 3, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 551 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's happening here?

Birch Plaza, a 25,000-square-foot office and apartment development, at 305 Grant Ave., Palo Alto, is expected to open at...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Correction, on Sep 3, 2015 at 11:11 am | 11 comments | 3108 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