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Stanford solar car takes fourth in world competition

Stanford University's 375-pound, panel-covered solar car took fourth in an international solar car race that stretches across...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Provide all info please, on Oct 15, 2013 at 11:56 pm | 4 comments | 6500 Views


Skateboarder injured in Stanford collision

A skateboarder hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle Sunday on the Stanford University campus has been identified...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Leland, on Oct 25, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 4 comments | 11035 Views


Clear choices in fire board race

The following editorial was published in The Almanac on Oct. 23: Clear choices in fire board race The Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 22, 2013 at 4:31 pm | 4 comments | 1777 Views


Stanford professor who needed bone-marrow match dies at 54

A Stanford professor whose students and friends rallied to help her find a bone-marrow match has died. Nalini Ambady, 54,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Goolrukh Vakil, on Nov 1, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 28563 Views



Read the full story here posted Wednesday, October 23,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by well, on Nov 5, 2013 at 7:43 am | 4 comments | 2384 Views


City looks to spread smoking ban downtown

Palo Alto's ever-expanding ban on smoking is now drifting toward downtown and California Avenue. By an 8-1 vote, with Greg...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Nov 19, 2013 at 7:21 pm | 4 comments | 19617 Views


Why is Sutter Health running misleading ads?

I've seen this ad twice now - both in the Mercury News and in the Palo Alto Weekly (page 25, Nov. 22 edition) It says "Finding...

Original post made by Michele on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Michele, on Nov 25, 2013 at 11:01 am | 4 comments | 5380 Views


Today's news: tomorrow's history

As the Palo Alto Historical Association marks 100 years, those fascinated by the history of Palo Alto say the past is still...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sara, on Dec 1, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 4 comments | 10047 Views


Books: Life after the dot-com bust

Taking a turn from covering the arts, the Weekly's A&E editor publishes a novel about a down-on-her-luck cops reporter. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Dec 5, 2013 at 3:30 pm | 4 comments | 3133 Views


Abilities United head Lynda Steele to retire

Lynda Steele, executive director of the Palo Alto nonprofit Abilities United, will retire by June, the organization's board...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, on Jan 20, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 5529 Views


Palo Alto man doesn't contest charge of setting firm on fire

A Palo Alto doctor pleaded no contest Thursday to a felony charge stemming from an attempted to set fire to his San Carlos...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by marywanna, on Feb 2, 2014 at 1:29 pm | 4 comments | 3986 Views


Guest Opinion

The best for our best friends Read the full story here

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Homeless Dogs, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 7269 Views


Stanford panel lays out drought-survival strategies

As the state's drought deepens, Stanford University's water conservation efforts and strategies for expanding water resources...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by resient 1, on Mar 12, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 4 comments | 6095 Views


Editorial: In major test for city, Cal Ave project begins

What began as a $1.7 million largely grant-funded sprucing up of the area primarily at the east end of the California Avenue...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Nona, on Mar 14, 2014 at 7:05 pm | 4 comments | 3738 Views


Drought affects wildlife on first day of spring

The sunny, warm weather may be a pleasure for humans, but it is showing signs of negatively impacting local wildlife, a Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by HowToHelpCreatures, on Mar 20, 2014 at 11:11 pm | 4 comments | 5379 Views


Surge in housing stock

The Chinese are no longer buying. They are selling. Hong Kong housing market is collapsing. The Chinese Credit crunch is...

Original post made by Jake on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:54 am | 4 comments | 898 Views


In possible abuse cases, 'Trust the hairs on the back of your neck'

When something seems odd about a situation involving young children and possible sexual or other abuse, "The best thing anybody...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Mar 31, 2014 at 1:02 pm | 4 comments | 4759 Views


Bubble tea bonanza

This Taiwanese drink is a local obsession in Mountain View. Stroll through downtown and plastic cups of bubble tea are spotted...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Foodie, on Mar 28, 2014 at 11:56 am | 4 comments | 2853 Views


Air Quality Concerns Around Embarcadero & El Camino

I would like to raise awareness about the air quality around the intersection of Embarcadero Rd. & El Camino Real. When...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Asthma Sufferer, on May 22, 2014 at 7:45 pm | 4 comments | 1024 Views


Open space bond measure favored, close to approval

Measure AA -- a $300 million bond measure for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District -- was favored by voters Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 4, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 4 comments | 3141 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.