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Worried by rail redesign, residents seek to save their homes

A new alliance between Old Palo Alto and Southgate neighborhood residents has formed to influence the city's decision on...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2018
Last comment by ODB, 47 minutes ago | 96 comments | 7939 Views


City opposes measure to raise bar for new taxes

Palo Alto is taking a stance against a proposed state measure that would make it harder for cities to adopt new taxes, despite...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 501 Views


Palo Alto eyes tax on sodas

A crusade by a Palo Alto dentist to adopt a soda tax is quickly picking up momentum, with four members of the City Council...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2018
Last comment by Abitarian, 9 hours ago | 82 comments | 4978 Views



Has anyone noticed the abnormal amount of caterpillars this year? In the past it seems like there are a few around May, but...

Original post made by Gunn Student on Apr. 23, 2018
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 23, 2018 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 112 Views


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 CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 21, 2018 at 11:23 pm | 2 comments | 725 Views


Early struggles motivate SH Prep grad Daschbach

When Andrew Daschbach was at Sacred Heart Prep, he was as good a three-sport athlete as you're likely to see anywhere. Now...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by Alex Dave, on Apr 20, 2018 at 4:53 pm | 1 comment | 1058 Views


Around Town

<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 | 227 Views


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 | 4256 Views


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 | 8792 Views


It's almost tee time in the Baylands

On Monday, the Palo Alto City Council will consider approving a $9-million contract for the new course operator, OB Sports,...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2018
Last comment by JR Fent, on Apr 16, 2018 at 5:32 am | 15 comments | 5294 Views


With new guidelines, city seeks to quell Eichler feuds

Residents who believe their Eichler neighborhoods are being threatened by two-story homes and aberrant architectural styles...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2018
Last comment by Wayne Doiglass, on Apr 11, 2018 at 7:41 pm | 27 comments | 3723 Views


Swimming coach ID'd as Caltrain fatality

The man who was killed in a Caltrain collision near the California Avenue station in Palo Alto on Saturday at around 10:15...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by julie armitano, on Apr 11, 2018 at 10:14 am | 3 comments | 16241 Views


Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to speak at Stanford

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to discuss the future of Syria during an event at Stanford University...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 10, 2018 at 5:19 pm | 15 comments | 3175 Views


League of Women Voters to host event on determining news credibility

An event this Monday co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Palo Alto and Palo Alto Council of PTAs will host an event...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Apr 10, 2018 at 6:46 am | 13 comments | 1969 Views


Tall Tree awardees unveiled

Five dedicated individuals and organizations that have focused on social causes, mental-health issues, sustainability, workplace...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2018
Last comment by William Hall, on Apr 9, 2018 at 8:52 pm | 4 comments | 4442 Views


Around Town

<B><B>YAMAMOTO PARK? ...</B> Palo Alto residents who wanted to see a local middle school named after <B>Fred Yamamoto</B>...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2018
Last comment by In favor of Yamamoto Park, on Apr 9, 2018 at 7:36 pm | 13 comments | 1800 Views


Senior services, diversity education, among greatest LGBTQ needs

More senior services, role models and educational training for police and medical professionals are among the top priorities...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2018
Last comment by vmshadle, on Apr 6, 2018 at 11:01 am | 19 comments | 2265 Views


YMCA Ross lost several great instructors!

YMCA Ross lost several great exercise instructors recently! I've been an Y member for years and it is disconcerting...

Original post made by SAD YMCA member on Apr. 5, 2018
There are no comments yet. 186 Views


East Palo Alto considers tax on tech businesses

Following a mandate from residents to add a business tax for offices and administrative firms to help pay impacts related...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2018
Last comment by Eric, on Apr 5, 2018 at 8:08 pm | 15 comments | 2052 Views


Saudi crown prince to arrive in Silicon Valley today

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is set to arrive in the Bay Area and is said to have ensconced the luxury Four Seasons...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2018
Last comment by anna polaris, on Apr 4, 2018 at 11:22 pm | 22 comments | 6015 Views
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Greek restaurant Taverna opening in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 10,024 views

Retail's Real Estate Glut is Growing
By Steve Levy | 5 comments | 1,488 views

Couples: . . . “Joy is greater than sorrow,“ . . . “Nay, sorrow is the greater.”
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,034 views

Science week with grandma part 3
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 571 views

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