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Palo Alto Weekly Best Of 2016 Winners

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Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Really?, on Jul 23, 2016 at 6:14 pm | 3 comments | 1935 Views


Third consecutive Spare the Air alert issued

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a third consecutive Spare the Air alert for Wednesday because of...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Smoke and Mirrors, on Jul 26, 2016 at 6:44 pm | 3 comments | 413 Views


Digging in

In an age when faster is better and attention spans are shortening, when people are hustling and smartphones demand quicker...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Catherine Bourquin, on Aug 1, 2016 at 3:47 pm | 3 comments | 3101 Views


Three arrested following Mountain View home-invasion robbery

Mountain View police and a regional law enforcement agency arrested three suspects on Wednesday in connection to an armed...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by juan olive, on Aug 1, 2016 at 10:31 am | 3 comments | 5092 Views


Deadline for input on new paratransit contract looms

With only two public meetings held in the South Bay and one day remaining for public comment, Santa Clara Valley Transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Aug 10, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 2217 Views


Residents 'chill' with ice cream social

The real scoop on local politics and social events in Midtown will come in several flavors when Palo Alto City Council and...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by PA Neighborhood Coordinator, on Aug 23, 2016 at 8:52 am | 3 comments | 5469 Views


Two Palo Alto leaders to be honored with 2016 Athena Awards

Karen Kienzle, director of the Palo Alto Art Center, and Candice Gonzalez, president and CEO of Palo Alto Housing, are the...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 10, 2016 at 6:27 pm | 3 comments | 5281 Views


Palo Alto library puts its services on wheels

After seeing an article about a library service brought to the community via bicycle in Seattle, Washington, Christine Pennington,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Hopeful, on Oct 8, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 3 comments | 3354 Views


New Americans program aspires to help newcomers

Last year, staff at Palo Alto's Mitchell Park Library began to notice that the city's demographics were changing &#8212;...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by The Antisocial Social Club, on Nov 14, 2016 at 3:03 pm | 3 comments | 3445 Views


Stanford to conduct test of campus emergency notification system

Stanford University will conduct a test of the campuswide AlertSU mass-notification and siren system on Thursday, Oct. 13,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 18, 2016 at 12:24 pm | 3 comments | 2555 Views


Community Notebook: Local behavioral health organizations to merge

Two Bay Area nonprofits aimed at helping populations in need are joining forces to strengthen behavioral health care across...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Oct 20, 2016 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 2447 Views


Around the Block

<B><B>BIGGER FINES FOR EDGEWOOD? ... </B>Palo Alto's City Council will vote on Monday, Nov. 7, on potentially increasing...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by College Terrace Center, on Oct 29, 2016 at 11:05 pm | 3 comments | 483 Views


'Phineas McBoof' aims to inspire

This week, the Palo Alto Children's Theatre is debuting a stage version of Cory Cullinan's "The Ballad of Phineas McBoof,"...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by Maria, on Nov 9, 2016 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 2082 Views


Marc Berman edges out Vicki Veenker for Assembly seat

In a tight race that split the region's Democratic establishment, Palo Alto City Councilman Marc Berman has edged out attorney...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Gutang Norotsov, on Nov 12, 2016 at 5:04 pm | 3 comments | 5298 Views


Column of blue-hanging Christmas lights

Hi. I live in Old Palo Alto and spent about 3 hours or so putting up Christmas lights in the standard bottom of roof pattern....

Original post made by Real Slim K on Dec. 10, 2016
Last comment by be Positive, on Dec 12, 2016 at 11:29 am | 3 comments | 433 Views


Carols for a cause

On Sunday, Dec. 18, Palo Altan Jeff Barnett will be taking the stage at First Congregational Church in Palo Alto with his...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by John Robinson, on Dec 17, 2016 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 2708 Views


Study reveals promising results for airbag bike 'helmets'

Stanford University researchers are eyeing new bike helmet technology: an airbag "helmet," in which variable sensors are...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by Ahem, on Dec 28, 2016 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 2600 Views


VIDEO: Behind the Headlines -- Office for Civil Rights agreement

"Behind the Headlines" looks at steps proposed by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights for bringing...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2017
Last comment by caroline V, on Feb 4, 2017 at 1:27 pm | 3 comments | 3645 Views


Unemployment below 5 percent in eight Bay Area counties

Two Bay Area counties had unemployment rates below 3 percent last month, while all but one county reported rates under 5...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Jan 23, 2017 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 2515 Views


Sweet community

Owned by Google's "chief culture officer" Stacy Sullivan, Sweet Shop in Los Altos serves as a community gathering place and...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, on Mar 20, 2017 at 10:50 am | 3 comments | 4399 Views
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Registration now open

Sign up for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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