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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime Palo Alto teacher dies of natural causes

A longtime and much-loved science teacher at Palo Alto High School died of natural causes at his home on Wednesday, Superintendent...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Jan 10, 2016 at 3:19 am | 14 comments | 13871 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Garbage cans causing blight to neighborhoods

I know this is a rant, but I am getting very fed up with the fact that no matter what day of the week or what time of day...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jan 10, 2016 at 1:58 am | 89 comments | 7952 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New Celebration Train to make its debut ride on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Last January, the Bay Area's Freedom Train to honor the civil rights legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made its final...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2016
Last comment by James C, on Jan 9, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 3489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Christmas tree - collection of

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Original post made by Anna on Jan. 1, 2008
Last comment by Tree Disposal, on Jan 9, 2016 at 4:17 pm | 7 comments | 8154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to require all businesses to compost

Making rules for waste disposal can be a messy business in Palo Alto, as the City Council learned last month when it pondered...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2015
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Jan 9, 2016 at 5:41 am | 12 comments | 6826 Views

SPORTS

Morris earns MAC Hermann Trophy as men's soccer's top player

Stanford forward Jordan Morris capped a storybook collegiate career Friday night as he earned the MAC Hermann Trophy, college...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 8, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 3722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weekly: Please consider your use of gender in your "Athlete of the Week" Item

I have observed that the Weekly has a "boy athlete of the week" and a "girl athlete of the week" (so denominated on your...

Original post made by Michele Dauber on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Truth, on Jan 8, 2016 at 6:28 pm | 5 comments | 665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finding their own way

"Second-graders, so many of you look ready to be engineers," Olga Tuman said, standing at the white board on a December morning...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by EPACS Teacher, on Jan 8, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 4735 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fatal crash closes Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park

Police are investigating a fatal crash in Menlo Park this morning, Dec. 19, that has closed Sand Hill Road. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by ZZ, on Jan 8, 2016 at 5:15 pm | 59 comments | 17825 Views

AROUND TOWN

What can we learn from the pedestrian death on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park?

When a tragedy like this occurs there are two very different and equally appropriate responses. The first is to lament the...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jan 8, 2016 at 3:45 pm | 32 comments | 1444 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Terrible mail service

Last night, my mail was delivered at 10 pm. While this is an all-time worst, my mail has been arriving after 6 pm for about...

Original post made by Paul Goldstein on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Midtown customer, on Jan 8, 2016 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the county...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 10161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/01/08/building-permits posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 9993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Greater Miranda

Local connections led Brian Steen to his Greater Miranda home in 2003, and he and his wife have enjoyed the quiet neighborhood...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 4732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>NEW YEAR, NEW RECIPES ...</B> Start the new year with new cooking skills and recipes offered by Sur La Table, 855 El...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 5242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/01/08/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 10133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worth a Look

<B>Art Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/01/08/worth-a-look posted Friday, January 8,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 6281 Views

BOOKS

Around Town

READING BUGS ... </B>Palo Alto's <B>Mitchell Park Library</B> got some new patrons this week, but the library isn't happy...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 8, 2016 at 7:26 am | 1 comment | 976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tech Life: Smart garden makes easy work of growing plants

With the smart herb garden from Click & Grow, gardeners &#151; and those without a green thumb &#151; can grow herbs and...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Kate, on Jan 7, 2016 at 11:42 pm | 1 comment | 11446 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities press Valley Transportation Authority to move on transit woes

Firing off a proverbial warning shot, Mountain View, Palo Alto and six other West Valley cities sent a letter recently to...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jan 7, 2016 at 10:15 pm | 10 comments | 3290 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.

VOTE HERE