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RESTAURANTS

Hold the sauce: Armadillo Willy's marks 30 years

For 30 years Armadillo Willy's has served Texas-style barbecue to customers in the Bay Area, beginning with the original...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Doug Kirkwood, on Oct 8, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 6361 Views

SPORTS

Shaw fires back

Stanford football notebook Stanford football coach David Shaw doesn't take too kindly to having someone question the integrity...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dick Givens, on Oct 8, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 2267 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dish Access

For local walkers and runners seeking access to the Dish trail, Stanford has proposed replacing about half the available...

Original post made by Marcia Sterling on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 8, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 17 comments | 1177 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Analysis: City scrambles for residential parking solutions

Faced with massive pressure from residents and the City Council on parking shortages in residential areas, city planners...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Juno, on Oct 8, 2013 at 3:39 pm | 32 comments | 10065 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure D sides spar over impact of Maybell development

Opponents and proponents of Measure D all say they are in favor of more senior housing in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by If this is so... , on Oct 8, 2013 at 12:43 pm | 3 comments | 4287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Critical downtown study off to a rocky start

A long-awaited study that aims to measure downtown Palo Alto's capacity for growth got off to a rocky start Monday night,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by AR, on Oct 8, 2013 at 11:32 am | 5 comments | 2380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bears spotted in Midtown park

The new family that's moved in at Hoover Park in Palo Alto this week may give some residents pause (or paws) -- a family...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 8, 2013 at 11:15 am | 19 comments | 2538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto weighs housing subsidies for city's homeless

With Cubberley Community Center now off-limits to Palo Alto's vehicle dwellers, city staff is proposing a program that would...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by jls mom of 2, on Oct 8, 2013 at 8:15 am | 57 comments | 2246 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Page Mill Road crash victim identified

A man who died in a crash on Page Mill Road early this morning has been identified by the California Highway Patrol as 24-year-old...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by reaper, on Oct 8, 2013 at 7:53 am | 14 comments | 2912 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Todd Burpee found guilty in 2007 sexual assault

Todd Burpee, 22, was convicted today of six of seven felony counts in the Oct. 30, 2007, attack on a Gunn High student. Burpee,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by smdh , on Oct 8, 2013 at 2:24 am | 50 comments | 2802 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Verizon tries again for Little League cell tower

The Palo Alto Little League is making a fourth attempt to welcome a cell tower at its ballpark on Middlefield Road, this...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by neighboramn, on Oct 7, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 66 comments | 3425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford neuroscientist shares Nobel in medicine

Stanford University neuroscientist Thomas Sudhof shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine today with James Rothman...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by not impressed, on Oct 7, 2013 at 8:12 pm | 6 comments | 2797 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Teen, shot in East Palo Alto, in critical condition

A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition after a shooting in East Palo Alto, police said Saturday evening. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2013
Last comment by Opal'z, on Oct 7, 2013 at 5:27 pm | 7 comments | 1750 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto vice mayor to resign

David Woods, East Palo Alto's vice mayor, is resigning from the City Council, he said in an email to fellow council members...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by EPA for kids, on Oct 7, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 2 comments | 6277 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to Castilleja: Shrink enrollment, pay $300K

Castilleja School needs to reduce the number of students it admits, pay $a 300,000 fine and cut back on the car traffic it...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by PA School Citizen, on Oct 7, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 53 comments | 2958 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks more polls before ruling on 2014 ballot

Palo Alto has a generous menu of options when it comes to tax measures that may appear on the November 2014 ballot, but with...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by rich and stupid?, on Oct 7, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 25 comments | 2561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly graduates 465 in Class of 2013

With shrieks, songs and a tossing of mortarboards, Palo Alto High School Wednesday celebrated the graduation of 465 members...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Oct 7, 2013 at 8:44 am | 14 comments | 2751 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At Stanford, 3-D printing breaks new ground

People involved with 3-D printing in a vast array of fields -- techies printing their own computer parts, doctors printing...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by Musical Instruments Online, on Oct 7, 2013 at 5:42 am | 2 comments | 5995 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Sky-high views of Palo Alto landmarks

Ralph Britton, president of the Palo Alto Airport Association, takes the Weekly in a flight over Palo Alto -- to Foothills...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 6, 2013 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 1395 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is up with the SJ Mercury's Coverage of the SF Giants?

I realize that this year's Giants are not in contention but the cover page of the sports section has zero coverage of the...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Boorah, on Oct 6, 2013 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 1047 Views
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