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Guest opinions: Arguments for and against weighted GPAs

As the school district resumes its discussion of the practice of reporting high school students' weighted grade-point averages...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
There are no comments yet. 4673 Views


Babian delivers dramatic finish to Titans victory over Paly

==BI Prep water polo == Gunn High's 10-9 sudden-death overtime victory over Palo Alto on Saturday had it all. The game,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2592 Views


Fantastic Fijian

Don't let appearances deceive you. Curry Wrapper's Delight, a weekdays-only stop in downtown Redwood City, serves better...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by Adrienne, on Mar 8, 2017 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 6548 Views


Fantastic Fijian

It's an overstatement to call Curry Wrapper's Delight a restaurant. It's barely a storefront, with a single counter and zero...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Angela, on Feb 24, 2017 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 2265 Views


Rep. Speier demands reopening of White House phone comment line

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, on Thursday introduced a bill that seeks to require President Donald Trump...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
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Shop Talk

<B><B>SHOE PALACE OPENS AT ICONIC APPLE SITE ... </B>Apple's old flagship store at 451 University Ave. will be home to another...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
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Fit for a king

If you are ready to explore the incredible diversity of South Indian cuisine, the 2-year-old Chennai Kings in Mountain View...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jan 16, 2017 at 12:36 pm | 5 comments | 4431 Views


Calls for exempting tipped workers from minimum wage

When Palo Alto officials voted last fall to gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2019, they found plenty of allies...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Marrol, on Jan 15, 2017 at 11:40 am | 26 comments | 12992 Views


Barbecue, beer and biscuits

Don't miss the oversized biscuits, barbecue made in a 750-pound wood smoker and handcrafted brews at the reinvented Dan Gordon's...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2016
Last comment by M2, on Dec 26, 2016 at 4:31 pm | 4 comments | 4600 Views


Happy Donuts to close on Friday

It's the only place in Palo Alto were one can hang out or satisfy a 3 a.m. craving, and the Happy Donuts at 3916 El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jle, on Dec 14, 2016 at 1:15 pm | 54 comments | 49571 Views


Shop Talk: Anatolian Kitchen gets TV chef; a look at Vina Enoteca

In this week's Shop Talk column, Daryl Savage takes a closer look at new Italian restaurant Vina Enoteca, and talks to the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by M. Bülent SÜALP, on Dec 8, 2016 at 10:45 pm | 2 comments | 6123 Views


Shop Talk: Olive Garden's future uncertain, Loving Hut closes

Timothy Adams Chocolates goes pink in a big way, Loving Hut makes way for T4, and the future of Olive Garden in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by downtown resident, on Dec 8, 2016 at 5:02 pm | 11 comments | 7407 Views


Persian delights

At Kolbeh in Mountain View, there are enticing appetizers, delicious kabobs, delightful wraps, earthy soups, redolent salads,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Nov 28, 2016 at 3:26 am | 1 comment | 3870 Views


Thanksgiving Out? Without Needing a Mint


Original post made by Hungry and Tired on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Hungry and Tired, on Nov 25, 2016 at 10:24 am | 4 comments | 713 Views


Shop Talk: knitting Marine; Masa Sushi closes; Vina Enoteca opens

In this week's retail news in Palo Alto, columnist Daryl Savage reports on an Avenidas knitting group, the closure of the...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by Rocco Scordella, on Nov 22, 2016 at 11:13 pm | 2 comments | 7105 Views


A newish Jewish experience

Nourish: A Newish Jewish Cafe, the new dining option at the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto, serves "Jewish cuisine with...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto, on Nov 14, 2016 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 3721 Views


Rustic and refined

At iTalico, California Avenue's new Italian addition to its growing restaurant repertoire, comfort food has an edge. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by lxtics, on Nov 5, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 4256 Views


Shop Talk: Mayfield Bakery refocuses; new Anthropologie to open

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about a Palo Alto sixth grader designing bandanas and bowties for dogs; a new focus...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Moira, on Nov 1, 2016 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 3686 Views


A Scottish primer

Martins West Gastropub in Redwood City is all about Scotland, from the haggis on a stick to delectable fish and chips. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Not a Scot, but..., on Oct 27, 2016 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 3594 Views


Shop Talk: Caffe Riace reinvents itself

This week's Shop Talk column features information on the revamp of established, authentic Italian restaurant Caffe Riace. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2016
Last comment by Rebecca Sanders, on Oct 19, 2016 at 9:33 am | 15 comments | 7445 Views
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