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AROUND TOWN

Abraham Verghese wins Heinz Award for Arts and Humanities

Abraham Verghese, a Stanford University professor of medicine and author of the novel "Cutting for Stone," has been selected...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Ken Mask, MD, on Mar 5, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 2488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recent home sales

Menlo Park sales averaged a little more than $2.3 million across its seven homes sales this week. The lowest sale took place...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

A Fresh Look

Sweep off the patio, hang up the hammock and start flipping burgers — there's still time left to barbecue. Holding an...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to consider ban on plastic bags

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Original post made on Nov. 3, 2008
Last comment by Which is the lesser of two evils?, on Nov 7, 2008 at 9:40 pm | 8 comments | 2487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judy Kleinberg honored in state Legislature

Former Palo Alto Mayor Judy Kleinberg is being honored in the state Legislature today (Monday) as the 21st Assembly District...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 17, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 2487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Providing homes for birds and native bees

Native plants can attract bees to urban gardens Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13924...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by The Honeybee Conservancy, on Sep 24, 2009 at 6:29 am | 1 comment | 2487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

High-speed rail Read the full letters to the editor here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12679...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by bikes2work, on Mar 26, 2010 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 2487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A little sanity from fire union

After apparently rethinking its "shoot first, ask questions later" strategy, Local 1319 of Palo Alto Professional Firefighters...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by ann, on Aug 16, 2011 at 8:48 am | 10 comments | 2487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New budget signals Palo Alto's economic turnaround

Palo Alto signaled its dramatic economic turnaround on Thursday night when it passed a budget that adds police officers,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 17, 2013 at 9:42 pm | 9 comments | 2487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD girds for lawsuits in two cases, signals possible wider scope

After two abortive attempts to discuss PAUSD civil rights violations out of public view, the school board is set for a closed...

Original post made by Curious on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on May 27, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 37 comments | 2487 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

El Camino car crash creates hydrant mini-geyser

A two-car collision at Grant Avenue and El Camino Real shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday sent one car careening into a fire hydrant,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by The Photographer, on Aug 26, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 8 comments | 2487 Views

SPORTS

Paly's football success in 2010 draws attention of '06 state finalist team

The last time Nick Goodspeed walked into the Home Depot Center in Carson, he was wearing a white Palo Alto High football...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Mark Stevens, on Dec 17, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 7 comments | 2487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

looking for advice/opinions on best tahoe skiing

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Original post made by wannaski on Aug. 3, 2008
Last comment by Grandma and Still Skiing, on Aug 4, 2008 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 2487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why They Hate Her

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Original post made by sharon on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 4, 2008 at 7:26 pm | 6 comments | 2487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hey Bush, We DID Torture

Shrub asserted publicly when he was camping out at 1600 PENN that there was no torture under way. Public record, no dispute...

Original post made by A Boomer on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 22, 2009 at 3:47 am | 5 comments | 2487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: A 'how-not-to' book on avoiding life-or-death crises in the wilderness

Back in my 20s, a group of us would make a yearly trek up Half Dome, sometimes with training, sometimes not so much. After...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 28, 2009 at 8:03 am | 3 comments | 2487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newt Gingrich accuses foreigners of manipulating the US Presidential election

Story in the New York Times: http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/04/12/gingrich-accuses-fox-news-of-bias Newt Gingrich,...

Original post made by newt on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by BBC is gr8, on Jun 9, 2012 at 9:42 am | 12 comments | 2487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rallies planned at Apple stores

Groups are expected to gather at Apple stores in the Bay Area Tuesday evening, Feb. 23, as part of worldwide rallies against...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Feb 24, 2016 at 1:17 pm | 6 comments | 2487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, district share 'exploding' health costs

Entry-level teachers in Palo Alto will continue to earn $51,422 a year under a union agreement discussed by the Board of...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Good Public Education, on Nov 14, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 15 comments | 2486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State budget: Good news for Palo Alto schools

The Palo Alto Unified School District is back in the black following Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Oct. 8 signing of the state's...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sad employee, on Oct 28, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 2486 Views
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Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View
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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