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RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Oren's Hummus expands, Midtown Starbucks closes

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about Palo Alto-born Oren's Hummus' expansion plans and the closure of a longtime local...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
There are no comments yet. 7575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Art teacher

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Original post made by Pencil Sketching Challenged Parent on Jul. 18, 2006
Last comment by Edith, on Jul 31, 2006 at 11:31 am | 4 comments | 7574 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Do you think the law should be changed relating to young drivers?

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Original post made by [email protected] on Jul. 13, 2006
Last comment by parent of two boys, on Aug 17, 2006 at 10:59 pm | 5 comments | 7573 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supervisors set aside $6M for teacher housing in Palo Alto

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to set aside $6 million in an affordable-housing fund toward the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2018
Last comment by Nayeli, on Apr 19, 2018 at 11:11 am | 12 comments | 7573 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto settles suit over affordable housing

After five years of litigation, Palo Alto officials on Monday reached an agreement with a developer who challenged a city...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 7, 2014 at 6:39 am | 14 comments | 7572 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Truck crashes into Palo Alto Airport hangar, damages airplanes, sends driver to hospital

An out-of-control utility truck plowed into a hangar at the Palo Alto Airport on Wednesday evening damaging three to five...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2019
Last comment by Rich, on Jun 28, 2019 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 7572 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pilot error caused East Palo Alto plane crash

A plane crash into an East Palo Alto neighborhood on Feb. 17, 2010, was most probably caused by the pilot's failure to follow...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by narnia, on Nov 29, 2011 at 9:12 am | 29 comments | 7572 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone recently bought a gas grill?

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Original post made by Andrew Thompson on Jun. 14, 2006
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 17, 2006 at 1:26 pm | 3 comments | 7572 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google workers' kids to play by the bay

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Original post made on Nov. 24, 2007
Last comment by Walker, on Nov 24, 2007 at 4:32 am | 2 comments | 7572 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Errors exacerbated mosquito problem

Demonstrating that one never knows where danger lurks, an unprecedented mosquito infestation suddenly erupted across areas...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Aug 27, 2012 at 6:33 am | 21 comments | 7572 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver killed by debris on Highway 101 in Menlo Park

An elderly man was struck in the neck and killed by an unidentified object while driving north on U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 19, 2016 at 8:27 am | 15 comments | 7568 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Fresh Look

How do you create a spacious look if you live in a small apartment or cottage? Any space can feel roomier if you try these...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 7567 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino bus-lane trial wins committee's backing

A controversial proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real gained a major boost Wednesday when a committee...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Not a NIMBY, on Jan 2, 2016 at 8:36 pm | 73 comments | 7567 Views

AROUND TOWN

An Alternative View: Think about helping others in our coronavirus-affected area

In these dire times, as people are really worried about getting the coronavirus, it seems we all are potential targets, ready...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2020
Last comment by charles reilly, on Apr 6, 2020 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 7566 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No quick fixes for Palo Alto's new 'parkland'

What was once a quarry that few in Palo Alto knew existed is now a quandary at the center of the city's debate about future...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 4, 2015 at 9:24 pm | 13 comments | 7565 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Unsolved 1986 murder could be reopened

The unsolved murder of a 27-year-old Palo Alto woman who was found in an Illinois cornfield 31 years ago could be reopened,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2017
Last comment by Hermia, on Sep 5, 2017 at 5:04 pm | 3 comments | 7565 Views

RESTAURANTS

What do folks think of "Bistro Basia"?

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Original post made by td on Feb. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 22, 2008 at 8:32 am | 7 comments | 7565 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Newsmakers of the Year: 2009

The Palo Alto Weekly's Newsmakers of the Year have shaped and influenced Palo Alto's residents, and the city itself, in 2009. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Jan 7, 2010 at 9:20 am | 17 comments | 7564 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to fight high-speed-rail 'betrayal' bills

Palo Alto is girding for battle against proposed legislation that could make the California high-speed rail project exempt...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 56 comments | 7564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Setting the wrong example

My Nov. 7 column about school bullying in Palo Alto generated some thoughtful responses and triggered a thread on Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Ken, on Dec 15, 2008 at 11:15 am | 112 comments | 7564 Views
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