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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ticketing to start by Oct. 13 for downtown permit parking program

Scofflaws who have been parking in downtown Palo Alto neighborhoods without a permit have no more than 17 days to change...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by downtownresident, on Sep 29, 2015 at 11:31 am | 19 comments | 4449 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man gets 16 years in prison for stabbing boyfriend

An East Palo Alto man entered a no-contest plea to a felony assault with a deadly weapon charge on Friday and was sentenced...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2868 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Watching Urban Forest Master Plan develop was like ... watching trees grow

The recent adoption of an Urban Forest Master Plan by the Palo Alto City Council comes just shy of a decade since the idea...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Catherine Martineau, on Sep 28, 2015 at 5:26 pm | 7 comments | 5433 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Slightly unusual lunar eclipse coming to Bay Area

The earth will get between the sun and the moon on Sunday evening Sept. 27, creating a total lunar eclipse for people living...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Sep 28, 2015 at 3:13 pm | 12 comments | 4176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cell tower on verge of approval for Little League field

It took many extra innings, but Verizon Wireless is now poised to score the winning run in its long and controversial effort...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Slow Down, on Sep 28, 2015 at 11:29 am | 31 comments | 6333 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dance the night away

On Saturday, Sept. 12, from 7 p.m. to moidnight, Cheryl Burke Dance Studio in Mountain View will host a social dance party. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth Schwyzer, on Sep 28, 2015 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids' day of dance

Take the kids to Palo Alto's Cubberley Community Center on Friday, Sept. 11 for a free ballet class and a chance to watch...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth Schwyzer, on Sep 28, 2015 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 833 Views

AROUND TOWN

The artistic process, revealed

Thanks to a gift from the Richard Diebenkorn Foundation, 29 of the artist's sketchbooks will be on display at Stanford's...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2015
Last comment by Karen Letendre, on Sep 27, 2015 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 3385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flu shot clinics today - Sunday, 9/27 9:00-2:00

You must be a PAMF member Very efficient. We were in and out in 20 minutes Palo Alto Center Weekend clinic: 9/27,...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 370 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Able and willing

Twenty-five years after the federal enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the law that was created to end...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Hope, on Sep 27, 2015 at 8:22 am | 4 comments | 9704 Views

SPORTS

Stanford runs away with football victory over Oregon State

Christian McCaffrey rushed for 206 yards, Barry Sanders added 97 yards and scored twice, and No. 21 Stanford downed host...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Football, on Sep 26, 2015 at 8:50 pm | 3 comments | 2580 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Father John Duryea dies at 88

Father John Duryea, who was excommunicated in 1976 after a third of a century as a Catholic priest -- much of it serving...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Pam Gabel, on Sep 26, 2015 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 7500 Views

BOOKS

Book Talk: New titles on Silicon Valley business, romance and more

This month, Bay Area authors tackle topics from Silicon Valley business to romance, share their personal stories and invent...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Paula, on Sep 26, 2015 at 6:57 am | 1 comment | 1991 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County to bolster homeless housing in time for winter storms

Santa Clara County officials plan to massively increase the number of emergency shelter space for homeless people throughout...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:27 pm | 20 comments | 3083 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Chain-store limit adopted for California Ave

No area in Palo Alto has seen as much change over the past few years as California Avenue, which has just undergone a full-scale...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 25, 2015 at 4:01 pm | 31 comments | 5752 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Firefighters say response to fatal crash in Palo Alto was delayed by traffic

A collision on southbound Interstate Highway 101 left a motorcyclist dead in Palo Alto this evening after emergency crews...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:58 pm | 29 comments | 4972 Views

AROUND TOWN

A block party Babar would love

When Palo Alto resident Jennifer Sullivan's 4-year-old son was reading Babar books, he initiated an idea that would continue...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by Sue Dremann, Staff Writer, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 2 comments | 3276 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission approves chain store limit on California Avenue

Palo Alto's effort to promote an eclectic and independent retail mix on California Avenue by limiting chain stores in the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:52 pm | 25 comments | 5348 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rock concert of the week

Catch the Dave Matthews band at Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheatre on Friday, Sept. 11. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/09/10/rock-concert-of-t...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Fan, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Getting hitched?

Calling all brides-to-be: The 3rd annual Hitched bridal fair comes to Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Community Center this Sunday. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Recommended, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1334 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

VOTE HERE