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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Target to open 'flexible-format' store in East Palo Alto

Target will open a new "flexible format" store in the Ravenswood Shopping Center in East Palo Alto, the retail company announced...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Be Positive, on Jul 10, 2017 at 1:37 pm | 12 comments | 11849 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal women's volleyball moves on without Hodson

The seventh-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team will have to make due without the reigning national Freshman of the Year...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Tom Campbell, on Jul 10, 2017 at 12:31 pm | 7 comments | 5483 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The war on cars

It's been many years since it became obvious to almost everyone that parking problems and traffic congestion in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 10, 2017 at 7:47 am | 74 comments | 3330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters: Strong relationship between schools and home buying

Real estate value is strongly tied to the quality of schools. The quality of the schools largely depends on the teaching...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by jamescondie, on Jul 10, 2017 at 7:28 am | 11 comments | 1926 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rosé-colored glasses

Learn about the history, production methods and best food pairings for rosé from local wine experts (and their favorite...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High Enrollment, Is this news anymore?

Got this email from the district today. Whatever happened to all the talk of projected declining enrollments that one of...

Original post made by Elementary Parent on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jul 9, 2017 at 8:38 pm | 15 comments | 622 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing for good

Now in its 10th year, the Opportunity Center gives homeless people housing with few questions asked and few requirements...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Options, on Jul 9, 2017 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 3789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: student project; Steve Jobs opera

Tidbits collected by the Weekly staff on people, events and other happenings, including a recent hackathon-style event at...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Justin Towers, on Jul 9, 2017 at 1:41 pm | 7 comments | 1936 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto homelessness rises 26 percent

The number of homeless persons in Palo Alto has risen by 26 percent since 2015 -- the highest it's been in 10 years, according...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2017
Last comment by unemployment, on Jul 8, 2017 at 9:40 pm | 36 comments | 5049 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First Person: A conversation with Bob Wenzlau, Terradex CEO and environmental engineer

Bob Wenzlau, pioneer recycler and compost champion is now focused on what's under our workplaces, schools and homes that...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 8, 2017 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 4061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ronald Alexander

Ronald Alexander, emeritus Stanford University Department of Communication professor, died May 7. He was 94. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Greenacres, on Jul 8, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 257 Views

RESTAURANTS

So much food, so little flavor

Sajj Mediterranean in Mountain View feels more like a fueling station than a restaurant. With two food trucks, five restaurant...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Jul 7, 2017 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>BATTLE OF THE CHILIES ...</B> Twelve teams took part in a Fourth of July tradition on Tuesday for Palo Alto's 36th...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
There are no comments yet. 164 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

La Comida nears deal for new location

The nonprofit La Comida, that serves nutritious meals to seniors, found itself facing scary prospect this summer: By the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by HOPE, on Jul 7, 2017 at 11:22 am | 14 comments | 2629 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Despite booming illegal fireworks, complaints down in East Palo Alto

The number of calls for service around illegal fireworks on July 4 through the early morning of July 5 actually dropped by...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 7, 2017 at 9:34 am | 10 comments | 1942 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Supe Max McGee to retire next year

Max McGee came to the Palo Alto Unified School District in 2014 with high hopes of innovating education in the heart of Silicon...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Exasperated, on Jul 6, 2017 at 4:19 pm | 111 comments | 8908 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Long drought ends for Santa Clara County

Months of wet weather have washed away much of the drought that plagued California over the last four years. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 6, 2017 at 3:42 pm | 6 comments | 3015 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage puts more than 2K customers in the dark

A power outage in the downtown Palo Alto area has disrupted service for more than 2,000 utility customers on Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 6, 2017 at 12:14 pm | 14 comments | 3667 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College counselor ?

My son, a senior at PALY wants to go through the college application process on his own, with appropriate level of help from...

Original post made by predicament? on Jul. 4, 2017
Last comment by Food for thought, on Jul 6, 2017 at 6:21 am | 4 comments | 302 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit finds flaws in Palo Alto's pipeline inspections

A contractor hired in 2011 to inspect Palo Alto's pipelines in the aftermath of the fatal San Bruno explosion had only fulfilled...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jul 5, 2017 at 6:43 pm | 13 comments | 2998 Views
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Bonchon soft opens in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 9 comments | 2,659 views

California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
By Douglas Moran | 27 comments | 2,425 views

Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
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Oh, My Aching Knees
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Registration now open!

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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