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AROUND TOWN

Worldwide BP Protest Day on Saturday

I don't think there are any BP branded locations in Palo Alto, but BP also owns Arco and there is an Arco at the corner of...

Original post made by Tony Hayward on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Don't boycot BP, on Jun 13, 2010 at 10:40 am | 14 comments | 2151 Views

RESTAURANTS

In Support of Posh Bagel

As a long time customer of Posh Bagel, I hope the issues that have called Posh Bagel management into question get cleared...

Original post made by One Parent on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Lee Thé, on Jun 13, 2010 at 1:00 am | 2 comments | 4202 Views

MOVIES

Cable, Satellite or AT&T

I am moving to Palo Alto and was wondering if the cable company is good or if satellite TV would be the best bet for the...

Original post made by Jon on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Lee Thé, on Jun 13, 2010 at 12:57 am | 3 comments | 4574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: 'Shrek Forever After'

The "Shrek" franchise never should have been one. The first film was a satisfying one-off, but the sequels have tied themselves...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Vince, on Jun 12, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 2331 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

cell phone reception in Palo Alto/Stanford

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Original post made by Alan on Apr. 25, 2007
Last comment by eskay, on Jun 12, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 10565 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Oil leak Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13102 posted Friday, June 11,...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 12, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 2534 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View bank robbed by man with note

Mountain View Police are looking for a man in his 50s who robbed the Heritage Bank of Commerce on El Camino Real near Grant...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by profiler, on Jun 12, 2010 at 8:48 am | 3 comments | 2689 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Take the gag off or "DA won't file charges against Weston Healy, Part II"

I am very disappointed in the Editors. You have killed my entertainment. Reading Peter Carpenter's occasionally critical...

Original post made by John Milton on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paradise Lost, on Jun 12, 2010 at 7:15 am | 1 comment | 2029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto and the Gulf Oil Spill

If we care about the Gulf spill, our community should work harder on establishing smarter and wiser use of cars. The consequence...

Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by aigo, on Jun 12, 2010 at 2:17 am | 10 comments | 2155 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Political correctness and censorship by editor

Let's see how long this post will last. I want to raise public's attention to unwarranted and unjustified censorship of politically...

Original post made by Resident on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jun 11, 2010 at 11:41 pm | 10 comments | 2325 Views

SPORTS

It's Bike Connection vs. Old Pro in title game

It will be No. 2 Old Pro and No. 4 Bike Connection battling for honors on Saturday in the Palo Alto Little League City Tournament...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by jt, on Jun 11, 2010 at 11:40 pm | 1 comment | 2757 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire union, Palo Alto council clash over petition

The president of Palo Alto's firefighters' union publicly accused the City Council Monday night of hampering democracy by...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 11, 2010 at 10:57 pm | 63 comments | 3589 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

It's official: Jeff Rosen wins DA race

Jeff Rosen's victory over Dolores Carr in Santa Clara County's razor-thin race for district attorney became official Friday...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Domecq, on Jun 11, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 2482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reflections of high school seniors

As they approached their graduations, a handful of seniors from Gunn, Palo Alto and Castilleja reflected on their high school...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 11, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 2782 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford hospitals reject union 'cooling off' bid

Stanford and Lucile Packard hospitals have rejected a nurses' union request for a contract negotiations cooling-off period,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Jun 11, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 55 comments | 3837 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

DA won't file charges against Weston Healy

Weston Healy, the Gunn High School senior who was arrested May 27 after bringing an Airsoft air rifle on campus, will not...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by petercarp, on Jun 11, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 70 comments | 4705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Outgoing director Zepecki reflects on special education

In a town famous for its competitive, nationally ranked high schools, about 10 percent of Palo Alto children navigate kindergarten...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Parent of an underserve child, on Jun 11, 2010 at 9:57 am | 23 comments | 7916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Out of bounds? Coaching in Palo Alto high schools - Part 2

What happens when Palo Alto's high school athletes and their parents complain that a coach's behavior has crossed the line?...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Shocked, on Jun 11, 2010 at 9:00 am | 54 comments | 9907 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Surprise! There are 93,500 ballots still uncounted

Surprise! A last-minute surge of mail-in ballots means the election in Santa Clara County isn't over and some close races...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by wondering, on Jun 11, 2010 at 5:26 am | 6 comments | 2113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary Mandarin popular in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's elementary Mandarin Immersion Program is wildly popular among local families, with 69 students applying for 22...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by old old arguments, on Jun 10, 2010 at 11:33 pm | 59 comments | 6102 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.

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