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Two residents launch MyNabes neighborhood app

Two local residents have launched MyNabes, a smartphone application to help their neighbors build community together in real...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2019
Last comment by Elodie MyNabes, on Oct 29, 2019 at 4:41 pm | 8 comments | 3776 Views


Webcast: Talking transportation

Philip Kamhi, Palo Alto's newly hired chief transportation official, talks to the Weekly about the city's plans to revamp...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by Fix it Nanny, Whaaa!!, on Oct 29, 2019 at 4:06 pm | 17 comments | 2546 Views


New contract to pave the way for parking meters in downtown Palo Alto

The era of free downtown parking for Palo Alto visitors may soon come to an end, with the City Council preparing to approve...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 29, 2019 at 10:17 am | 33 comments | 5381 Views


First Baptist Church prepares to shut down, sell assets

Calling it a "death with dignity," parishioners and leaders at the First Baptist Church in Palo Alto are preparing to close...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 28, 2019 at 5:27 pm | 45 comments | 14403 Views


Reveling in reverb: Concert celebrates rich history of Bay Area surf music

Every Saturday night when the clock strikes 8 p.m., the Bay Area radio waves are drenched with a torrent of heavy reverberating...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by lindaloo, on Oct 27, 2019 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 1755 Views


Library director tapped to serve as Palo Alto's assistant city manager

Monique le Conge Ziesenhenne, who in 2011 was hired to serve as Palo Alto's library director, is about to take on a new role...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by How to get ahead..., on Oct 26, 2019 at 7:04 pm | 4 comments | 2508 Views


Mary Margaret 'Moo' Anderson, art collector and philanthropist, dies at 92

Mary Margaret "Moo" Anderson, who, along with her husband pledged the core of her family's 20th-century American art collection...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by David McLaughlin, on Oct 25, 2019 at 11:36 pm | 1 comment | 2140 Views


New Stanford Hospital architect tapped on building's 'DNA' to design $2 billion facility

Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly has designed iconic structures around the world that have earned him international recognition....

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by Andrew, on Oct 25, 2019 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 4621 Views


Rising uke star comes to Palo Alto

With a blend of Polynesian roots, influences from a variety of genres and a stunning range of ukulele skills, Taimane has...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2019
Last comment by Melody, on Oct 24, 2019 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 2579 Views


Shop Talk: Everlane is coming to Palo Alto, Spanish tapas arrive

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about Millennial clothing brand Everlane's first Palo Alto store, a new gluten-free...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3407 Views


San Mateo County cities fume as Stanford rebuffs their funding requests

In a stinging rebuke, a coalition of San Mateo County cities have issued a statement Friday criticizing Stanford for rejecting...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by Green Gables, on Oct 21, 2019 at 10:54 am | 7 comments | 6561 Views


Palo Alto police sergeant involved in forceful Buena Vista arrest no longer employed in city

Wayne Benitez, the police sergeant who was captured by a surveillance camera slamming a man onto a car hood during a 2018...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Harvard, on Oct 20, 2019 at 9:21 pm | 14 comments | 5596 Views


Oracle CEO Mark Hurd, known for his 'visionary' business approach, dies at 62

Silicon Valley tech executive Mark Hurd, who served as CEO for Oracle and Hewlett-Packard, died Friday at the age of 62,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by CeeCee, on Oct 20, 2019 at 4:04 am | 5 comments | 6183 Views


Ukulele lessons, no strings attached at Mountain View Library

Newbies and regulars converge at free monthly event to play and sing together at the Mountain View Public Library. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2019
Last comment by RobertRoth, on Oct 20, 2019 at 3:13 am | 2 comments | 2071 Views


The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:


Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by primegm, on Oct 17, 2019 at 8:55 pm | 1178 comments | 298509 Views


World Singing Day to be celebrated at Cubberley

Palo Alto's Cubberley Artist Studio Program (CASP) artist Conrad Johnson is bringing a celebration of World Singing Day to...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 16, 2019 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1196 Views


Construction has begun on Bay Trail segment

Construction has begun on a new segment of the San Francisco Bay Trail in the Ravenswood Preserve near East Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2019
Last comment by dollarbin, on Oct 16, 2019 at 12:38 pm | 5 comments | 2741 Views


Palo Alto's push for more housing spreads to San Antonio

Facing a shortage of housing proposals, Palo Alto is now considering a move that would have been virtually unthinkable just...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 16, 2019 at 7:19 am | 29 comments | 5909 Views


Historic Alpine Inn reopening in Portola Valley on Friday

Two private parties at the historic Alpine Inn, a Portola Valley institution that was recently sold and closed for renovation,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Oct 16, 2019 at 3:33 am | 6 comments | 16166 Views


Community gets active through exercise at Moonlight Run & Walk

Under the near-full harvest moon, roughly 2,000 people flocked to the Palo Alto Baylands on Friday night for the 35th annual...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2019
Last comment by Participant, on Oct 12, 2019 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 3517 Views
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