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<B>PAPER OR PLASTIC?... </B> It's official. Come May, you may see more restaurants switching to paper straws and displaying...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 20, 2018 at 12:17 pm | 3 comments | 179 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SFO airplane route changes slightly

Planes flying to San Francisco International Airport from the south started taking a slightly different route starting today,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by Raymond, on Apr 20, 2018 at 11:16 am | 54 comments | 4730 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Moon

For three nights, drummer Keith Moon will live again on stage in Redwood City, when the Dragon Theatre hosts actor/drummer...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by Patricia Tracy, on Apr 20, 2018 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Survey shows scant enthusiasm for infrastructure tax

Palo Alto voters might be willing to support a funding measure in November to improve public safety and roads, but most would...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2018
Last comment by Rey T, on Apr 20, 2018 at 8:13 am | 59 comments | 4097 Views

SPORTS

SHP's Burke leaving water polo program for new opportunity

Jon Burke, who guided the Sacred Heart Prep girls water polo program to a record 10 consecutive Central Coast Section Division...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by Sports Guy, on Apr 19, 2018 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New operator to take charge at Baylands Golf Links

In late May, Palo Alto Baylands golfers will confront a transformed course, a reconstructed wetlands ecosystem and a new...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Apr 19, 2018 at 4:35 pm | 13 comments | 1926 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hires new rail consultant

Palo Alto's newest rail consultant will have a tough, two-fold task on its hands when it makes its public debut Wednesday...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by Maurice, on Apr 19, 2018 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 1398 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dangerous driving on El Camino

There can be a lot of traffic on southbound El Camino through Menlo Park during morning rush hour. Some horrible people...

Original post made by Susie on Apr. 19, 2018
There are no comments yet. 75 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supervisors set aside $6M for teacher housing in Palo Alto

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to set aside $6 million in an affordable-housing fund toward the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2018
Last comment by Nayeli, on Apr 19, 2018 at 11:11 am | 12 comments | 2607 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police Department hires first public affairs manager

A longtime broadcast journalist is joining Palo Alto police as its first-ever public affairs manager, the department announced...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2018
Last comment by Tim, on Apr 19, 2018 at 6:23 am | 9 comments | 1850 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto opts not to sue FAA

Palo Alto officials decided after a closed session Monday not to launch a lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 18, 2018 at 10:05 pm | 40 comments | 3281 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo grills Zuckerberg on data security

Rep. Anna Eshoo was among those in Washington who confronted Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about data insecurity on April...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 18, 2018 at 5:01 pm | 40 comments | 3459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two declare candidacies for Palo Alto school board

The race for two open seats on the Palo Alto school board is starting to heat up, with one incumbent planning to run for...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 18, 2018 at 3:49 pm | 21 comments | 5270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Cheesecake Factory to close; new Stanford shops

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the impending departure of The Cheesecake Factory, eight new retailers opening...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2018
Last comment by A customer, on Apr 18, 2018 at 2:38 pm | 9 comments | 8003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nearly half of Belle Haven students boycott school

More than 44 percent of students attending Belle Haven Elementary School boycotted classes on Wednesday to protest the East...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2018
Last comment by Anonymous , on Apr 17, 2018 at 9:33 pm | 36 comments | 4738 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City set to adopt new Eichler guidelines

Palo Alto is preparing to adopt on Monday new guidelines for constructing, renovating or expanding Eichler homes in 32 tracts...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2018
Last comment by MD from TOdAr, on Apr 17, 2018 at 8:06 pm | 18 comments | 2268 Views

SPORTS

M-A's Noa Ngalu commits to play football at Washington

Heavily-recruited Menlo-Atherton defensive lineman Noa Ngalu has committed to the University of Washington. Ngalu also had...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2018
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 17, 2018 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 3948 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Menlo Park pastor sentenced to prison for molestation

A former pastor was sentenced to eight years in prison for molesting three victims between September 2011 and May 2015, San...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2018
Last comment by Edna of Palo Alto, on Apr 17, 2018 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 2650 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford women take up mantles as Miss San Jose, Miss Silicon Valley

by Sarah Klearman and Christine Lee Read the full story here https://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2018/04/13/stanford-women-take-up-mantles-as-miss-san-jose-miss-silicon-valley...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2018
Last comment by kids, on Apr 17, 2018 at 11:16 am | 5 comments | 4726 Views

RESTAURANTS

Weekly wins top prizes at statewide journalism contest

The Palo Alto Weekly's staff took home the top prizes in breaking news, education, business news, editorial comment and design...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by I am shocked the weekly won, on Apr 17, 2018 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 1721 Views
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Greek restaurant Taverna opening in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 7,949 views

Food Party! 420
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,038 views

Expanding the taxation of online sales
By Steve Levy | 7 comments | 877 views

Reader Guest Post: Life's Map
By Aldis Petriceks | 2 comments | 808 views

Couples: . . . “Joy is greater than sorrow,“ . . . “Nay, sorrow is the greater.”
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 630 views

 

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 28th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 20th issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

VOTE HERE