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"Students" selling newspaper subscriptions?

Over the last week or so, several "students" (or prospective "students") have knocked on our doors trying to sign us up for...

Original post made by Nayeli P. on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Nayeli P., on Jan 29, 2016 at 9:34 am | 4 comments | 2293 Views


Real Estate Matters: Are we heading toward a correction this year?

At the beginning of 2015, I wrote the column "A long-term cyclical view" and pointed out the high probability of a temporary...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Ask China, on Feb 8, 2016 at 4:00 pm | 4 comments | 6804 Views


Becker joins crowded Assembly race

Venture capitalist Josh Becker, who in 2010 challenged Rich Gordon for a seat in the State Assembly, has joined the crowd...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Mar 14, 2016 at 2:10 am | 4 comments | 3637 Views


Recent home sales: a $4.3 million whopper in Palo Alto

In this week's column, we see a 1,253-square-foot Palo Alto home that sold for $4,300,000, or $3,432 per square foot. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by We, on Feb 25, 2016 at 6:57 pm | 4 comments | 5467 Views


Man arrested for package theft on Monroe Drive

A 37-year-old man allegedly found with stolen packages was arrested in Mountain View, near the border of Palo Alto, on Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by David, on Apr 28, 2016 at 2:42 pm | 4 comments | 2184 Views


May Fête Parade returns to downtown Palo Alto Saturday

Local school bands, kids on bikes, pets in costume, Palo Alto officials and parade entrants, including electric cars designed...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 6, 2016 at 11:10 am | 4 comments | 3648 Views


Wanted: a home away from home

At a time when critically ill Stanford Hospital patients and their families often face staggering medical and financial burdens,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2016
Last comment by Mayo Transplant, on May 15, 2016 at 2:45 pm | 4 comments | 9192 Views


County cracks down on police surveillance technology

In a landmark decision hailed as the first of its kind in the country, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors adopted...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by Trailer Parked, on Jun 20, 2016 at 10:30 pm | 4 comments | 5371 Views


VTA should pay attention to Palo Alto and Mountain View residents.

It is clear that those of us who live in North SCC are the ones that understand what traffic issues are like on a daily...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Robert, on Jun 22, 2016 at 10:33 am | 4 comments | 475 Views


After toxic discovery, council approves changes to Stanford's housing project

The discovery of a cancer-causing chemical at a construction site prompted Stanford University to redesign its new faculty-housing...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Been There Before, on Jul 1, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 4 comments | 5390 Views


East Palo Alto activists say Menlo Park omitted key letter from Facebook expansion study

Something is missing from the almost 5,000 pages of text detailing how the environment would be affected by Facebook's plans...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by JO, on Jul 10, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 4 comments | 3969 Views


Google, LinkedIn announce massive land swap

Google and LinkedIn officials on Tuesday announced a surprise deal for a massive property swap that would trade real estate...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Cid Young, on Jul 13, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 4 comments | 11337 Views


Food & Drink

<B>Bagels Read the full story here posted Friday, July 22,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Yuck, on Jul 24, 2016 at 6:22 pm | 4 comments | 1223 Views



<B>Ambiance Read the full story here posted Friday, July 22,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Yuck, on Jul 24, 2016 at 6:26 pm | 4 comments | 1315 Views


What's the safest way to bike from Mountain View to Menlo Park?

I'd like to bike from Mountain View (the intersection of Shoreline Blvd & El Camino Real) to Menlo Park (the intersection...

Original post made by Andi on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by like to ride my bicycle, on Jul 23, 2016 at 11:31 pm | 4 comments | 589 Views


Family of Palo Alto man killed by police won't pursue lawsuit

The mother of a man who was fatally shot by Palo Alto police in December 2015 won't pursue a lawsuit after the City of Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by NoMoPa, on Jul 29, 2016 at 3:13 pm | 4 comments | 663 Views


Now that school is back we have inattentive cyclists swarming the roads.

Does anyone find it a little disconcerting how these hoards of school aged cyclists take over the road and do not obey traffic...

Original post made by HRM on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by C'est Moi, on Aug 17, 2016 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 351 Views


Bay Area rain predicted for Thursday, Friday

Officials with the National Weather Service are predicting rain toward the end of the week in the Bay Area. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by AuggiesMan, on Oct 11, 2016 at 11:58 am | 4 comments | 2739 Views


Deputies seeking armed men connected to Portola Valley home invasion

Three armed men invaded an occupied home on Valencia Court in Portola Valley late Thursday, Oct. 13, corralled the three...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2016
Last comment by BeFrank, on Nov 3, 2016 at 12:44 pm | 4 comments | 1192 Views


Voting Early at the Library

I voted Saturday. It was a 90 minute wait before I got a ballot. Most importantly, it is great that so many people are...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Nov. 6, 2016
Last comment by voter, on Nov 7, 2016 at 8:43 am | 4 comments | 351 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.