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RESTAURANTS

Best of Palo Alto 2013

A snapshot of the Palo Alto area will show a place teeming with tasty restaurants, handy service businesses and retailers...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by college terrace mom, on Sep 3, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 7 comments | 24781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why cry for Miki's market

According to the daily post he owes $2.1m in debts to suppliers, landlord and Palo Alto utilities. However, for the first...

Original post made by Jonathan on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Sep 3, 2013 at 12:39 pm | 7 comments | 1192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Transportation vision shifts focus to bikes, parking

When Palo Alto last adopted an official transportation vision, the Prius had just been unveiled in Japan; high-speed rail...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 3, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 25 comments | 1557 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Baylands Boardwalk Rotting Away

Spent some time this Labor Day at an old favorite family haunt and was very disappointed to see the state of the boardwalk...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 3, 2013 at 10:00 am | 5 comments | 1965 Views

RESTAURANTS

Best Restaurants

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=30785&approved=yes posted Friday, August...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 3, 2013 at 9:29 am | 11 comments | 5554 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Officials adopt plan for Bay Area growth

A coalition of Bay Area leaders late Thursday night approved a controversial plan designed to accommodate population growth...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2013
Last comment by No thanks to "planning', on Sep 3, 2013 at 4:47 am | 2 comments | 1361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sketch released of suspect in post-office robbery

Palo Alto police have released a sketch of one of the men suspected of robbing a couple at the Palo Alto Post Office on East...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 2, 2013 at 9:44 pm | 4 comments | 1155 Views

AROUND TOWN

How to make the perfect burger

At a Labor Day barbecue, it might be difficult to satisfy all guests' preferences, but with a few burger-crafting tips from...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by No thanks, on Sep 2, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 1913 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto to celebrate 50th anniversary of March on Washington tonight

Fifty years ago this month, Martin Luther King Jr. called upon Americans to "let freedom ring ... from every village and...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by ML, on Sep 2, 2013 at 9:35 am | 15 comments | 3869 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homeless residents pan car-dwelling ban

Homeless residents and advocates pleaded with Palo Alto officials on Monday night to rethink their plan to ban vehicle dwelling...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 1, 2013 at 11:29 pm | 126 comments | 5381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

As director leaves, Project Safety Net hones mission

A community coalition that sprang up in the wake of a Palo Alto student "suicide cluster" in 2009, 2010 and 2011 has lost...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by pspage, on Sep 1, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 28 comments | 7024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ban Smart Phones in High Schools

The principal of Stuyvesant High School, one of New York City’s top public schools, mishandled the investigation into a large...

Original post made by Annie on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Other Paly Parent, on Aug 31, 2013 at 9:54 pm | 6 comments | 1564 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto kicks bike-share system into gear

Commuters and traffic-weary residents can cruise Palo Alto on readily available rented bicycles, now that the city has 75...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 31, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 31 comments | 3307 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ban on feeding wildlife advances in Palo Alto

Feeding the ducks in the Palo Alto Baylands was once a popular local pastime, as common as hiking in the foothills or hacking...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Not rocket science, on Aug 31, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 38 comments | 2477 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Protesting ABAG's housing goals

Like many cities up and down the Peninsula, Palo Alto is struggling to find the best strategy for standing up to the unreasonable...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by lcurtis, on Aug 31, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 65 comments | 4342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford emergency helipad temporarily relocated

The emergency-transport helicopter that usually lands on the roof of Stanford Hospital will be relocated to a temporary helipad...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 30, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 5 comments | 3196 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto refines plan to replace Baylands trees

As Palo Alto officials prepare to chop down more than 500 trees at the city's golf course and to plant hundreds of other...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Name the Names, on Aug 30, 2013 at 5:11 pm | 30 comments | 1403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman killed Thursday had been Stanford prof

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the woman who was struck and killed by a train the morning of Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by not easy, on Aug 30, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1320 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn High School shows off new gym

Kids, parents and community members showed up to Gunn High School on Sunday, Aug. 18, for the grand opening of its new gym....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Jenny Bakos, on Aug 30, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 2657 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell neighbors launch campaign

Well, given how completely grassroots this is, I may as well announce this here as anywhere else! The neighbors who live...

Original post made by grassroots on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Aug 30, 2013 at 11:42 am | 20 comments | 855 Views
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