The Best of
Reeling in the years
ome of life’s landmarks we wish we could watch them later
are like sea changes. They with the benefit of a slow-motion
alter our perception of the camera. Bill Murray’s quirky Jacques
world, our very moment- Cousteau-like character, Steve Zissou,
to-moment consciousness. in Wes Anderson’s “The Life Aquatic”
They leave us a different said it brilliantly: “Nobody knows
person. The problem is, they’re what’s going to happen . . . and then
seldom the same life markers that we film it.”
most Hallmark cards are designed to Each year since 1985, The Weekly
commemorate. Nobody knows when has set out in search of what’s best
they’re going to happen, and then about Palo Alto, and for the past 21
they do. years, our readers have told us what
We try to capture these moments they love best about their city.
as best we can using the tools at This year, our reader’s poll officially
hand: the memory of a face, a seg- comes of age. And so it doesn’t reel
ment of conversation, the feel of a past like a feature-film montage on
hug or a kiss. fast-forward, we’ll give it to you slow-
Sometimes they sneak by so fast, ly, frame by frame.
Palo Alto Weekly • Wednesday, August 30, 2006 • Page 29
Best of Palo Alto 2006
THANK YOU TO
th BEST BOUTIQUE
in Palo Alto
LEAF & PETAL
439 California Avenue, Palo Alto
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Best of Palo Alto 2006
And the Winners Are...
Ambiance Steak Grocery Store Hotel Bookstore Longs Drugs
Evvia Sundance The Steakhouse Trader Joe’s Four Seasons Borders
420 Emerson St. 1921 El Camino Real 590 Showers Dr. 2050 University Ave. 456 University Ave. 855 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301 Palo Alto, CA 94306 Mountain View, CA 94040 East Palo Alto, CA 94303 Palo Alto, CA 94301 Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 326-0983 (650) 321-6798 (650) 917-101 (650) 566-1200 (650) 326-3670 (650) 322-2150
Burgers Sunday Brunch 720 Menlo Ave.
Manicure/Pedicure Boutique Sporting Goods
Menlo Park, CA 94025 REI
In-N-Out Burgers Hobee’s Restaurant (650) 323-2134 La Belle Day Spa Leaf and Petal
1159 N. Rengstorff Ave 4424 El Camino Real 95 Town and Country Village 439 California Ave. 1119 Industrial Rd. Suite 1B
Mountain View, CA 94043 Palo Alto, CA 94306 Palo Alto, CA 94301 Palo Alto, CA 94306 San Carlos, CA 94070
(800)786-1000 (650) 493-7823 Ice Cream Store (650) 327-6964 (650) 329-8070 (650) 508-2330
Rick’s Ice Cream
Chinese Restaurant 855 El Camino Real #67 3946 Middlefield Rd. Stanford Shopping Center
Eyewear Stationery Store
Palo Alto, CA 94301 Palo Alto, CA 94303 36 Stanford Shopping Center Village Stationers
Chef Chu’s (650) 327-4111 (650) 493-6553 Palo Alto, CA 94304 For Eyes Optical Company
1067 N. San Antonio Road 83 Town and Country 310 S. California Ave.
(650) 326-8522 Palo Alto, CA 94306
Los Altos, CA 94022 2312 Central Expwy. Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 948-2696 (650) 329-0557 (650) 326-7970
Mountain View, CA 94043
(650) 968-6050 719 Santa Cruz Ave.
420 Ramona St. Menlo Park, CA 94025
Palo Alto, CA 94301 (650) 321-6920
Dining With Kids Klutz Press
Palo Alto Creamery Fountain & Grill 455 Portage Ave.
566 Emerson St. Palo Alto, CA 94306
Palo Alto, CA 94301 (650) 857-0888
2A Stanford Shopping Center Anthropologie
180 El Camino Real 999 Alma St.
Palo Alto, CA 94304 Palo Alto, Ca 94301
(650) 327-3141 (650) 322-0435
French Restaurant Best Late Night
635 Santa Cruz Ave. Hangout
Menlo Park, CA 94025 University Avenue
Indian Restaurant Midtown
Darbar Indian Cuisine
129 Lytton Ave. Best Palo Alto Park
Palo Alto, CA 94301 Mitchell Park
Best Place for a Parking
482 University Ave. Downtown Palo Alto
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 853-1556 Best Place for a Date
Italian Restaurant 221 University Ave.
Il Fornaio Palo Alto, CA 94301
520 Cowper St. (650) 324-3700
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 853-3888 Milkshake Massage Florist
Sushi Peninsula Creamery
Watercourse Way Michaela’s Flower Shop Best Place to go for a
Mediterranean Japanese 900 High St.
165 Channing Ave. 453 Waverley St.
Restaurant Palo Alto, CA Palo Alto, CA 94301
Palo Alto, CA 94301 The Dish
Restaurant Fuki-Sushi (650) 323-3175
(650) 462-2000 (650) 321-5390
Evvia 4119 El Camino Real
420 Emerson St. Palo Alto, CA 94306 Men’s Haircut Furniture Store Best Place to
Palo Alto, CA 94301 (650) 494-9383 Produce Supercuts IKEA People Watch
(650) 326-0983 Whole Foods Market
4232 A El Camino Real 1700 E. Bayshore Rd. University Avenue
774 Emerson St.
Thai Restaurant Palo Alto, CA 94306 East Palo Alto, CA 94303
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Mexican Restaurant Thaiphoon (650) 326-8676
(650) 494-9177 (650) 323-4532
Best Place to
Palo Alto Sol 543 Emerson
408 California Ave. Palo Alto, CA 94301 Shoe Repair Hardware Store Stargaze
Palo Alto, CA 94306 (650) 323-7700 Sandwiches Paul’s European Cobblery Peninsula Hardware Foothill Park
(650) 328-8840 Village Cheese House 300 Page Mill Rd.
Vietnamese Restaurant 410 S. California Ave. 2676 Middlefield Rd.
855 El Camino Real, #157 (650) 329-2423
Tamarine Restaurant Palo Alto, CA 94306 Palo Alto, CA 94303
New Restaurant 546 University Ave. fax:(650) 326-7921
(650)323-0409 (650) 325-3491
Junnoon Palo Alto, CA 94301 Best Place to Take
155 University Ave. (650) 325-8500 Skin Care Jewelry Store
Palo Alto, CA 94301 Vegetarian Food Kids for a Playdate
La Belle Day Spa Diamonds of Palo Alto Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo
(650) 329-9644 Whole Foods Market
Bagels 95 Town and Country Village 261 Hamilton Ave Suite 320 1451 Middlefield Rd.
774 Emerson St.
Izzy’s Brooklyn Bagels Palo Alto, CA 94301 Palo Alto, CA 94301 Palo Alto, CA 94301
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Outdoor Dining 470 S. California Ave. (650) 326-8676
(650) 327-6964 (650) 322-1200 (650) 329-2111
Empire Grill and Tap Room Palo Alto, CA 94306
651 Emerson St. Stanford Shopping Center
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Desserts 36 Stanford Shopping Center Men’s Apparel Best Place to Take
Prolific Oven Palo Alto, CA 94304
300 Stanford Shopping Center Out of Town Visitors
550 Waverley St. (650) 326-8522 Stanford Campus
Joanie’s Café Palo Alto, CA 94304
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Pizza 447 California Ave. (650) 326-8485
Applewood Pizza Palo Alto, CA 94306 Spa Best Place to
1001 El Camino Real Watercourse Way
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Art Gallery 165 Channing Ave. New Business Walk the Dog
Palo Alto, CA Satura Cakes Baylands
(650) 324-3486 Palo Alto Art Center
Coffee House (650) 462-2000 320 University Avenue
1313 Newell Rd.
Peet’s Coffee and Tea Palo Alto, CA 94301
Restaurant to Splurge 153 Homer Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 326-3393 Best Teen Thing to Do
Evvia Palo Alto, CA 94301 Veterinarian Go to the Movies
420 Emerson St. (650) 325-2091 Adobe Animal Hospital
Palo Alto, CA 94301 Budget Hotel 396 1st St. Nursery/Garden Supply Best Wi-Fi Hot Spot
(650) 326-0983 Hotel California Los Altos, CA 94022 Summer Winds Coupa Café
855 El Camino Real #77 2431 Ash Street (650) 948-9661 725 San Antonio Road 538 Ramona St.
Palo Alto, CA 94301 Palo Alto, CA 94306 Palo Alto, CA 94303 Palo Alto, CA 94301
Romantic Restaurant (650) 248-4771 (650) 322-7666 (650) 493-5136
St. Michael’s Alley Women’s Hair Salon (650) 322-6872
806 Emerson St. Los Salonez
Palo Alto, CA 94301 3904 Middlefield Rd. Dry Cleaner 1012 Alma St.
(650) 326-2530 Palo Alto, CA 94303 Charleston Cleaners Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 433-0500 3900 Middlefield Rd. (650) 328-0735 Pet Food Depot
Palo Alto, CA 94303 3127 El Camino Real
Seafood Restaurant Palo Alto, CA 94306 LT O W E
Scott’s Seafood Grill
Delicatessen (650) 424-1113
Yoga (650) 852-1277 A
Whole Foods Market
PA L O
855 El Camino Real, Suite 1 774 Emerson St.
Palo Alto, CA 94301 Palo Alto, CA 94301 654 High St.
(650) 323-1555 (650) 326-8676 Accent Arts Palo Alto, CA 94301 Pharmacy/Drug Store
392 California Ave. (650) 325-9642 Longs Drugs
Palo Alto, CA 94306 352 University Ave.
Solo Dining Desserts (650) 424-1044 Palo Alto, CA 94301
Café Borrone Prolific Oven Bike Shop (650) 324-1667 BEST OF
1010 El Camino Real 550 Waverley St. Palo Alto Bicycles
Menlo Park, CA 94025 Palo Alto, CA 94301 171 University Ave. 2701 Middlefield Rd. 2006
(650) 326-8485 Gym Palo Alto, CA 94301 Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 327-0830 Axis (650) 328-7411 (650) 330-0131
Menlo Park, CA 94025
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Best of Palo Alto 2006
came in second. 651 Emerson St., Palo
Alto; (650) 321-3030.
Applewood Pizza is a perennial favorite
with Weekly readers, perhaps because of
the choice of 21 different toppings. The
pizzas come in five sizes with many of
the usual meat and vegetable toppings
but also with more unusual offerings
of smoked salmon, BBQ chicken and
peppered ham. The restaurant also has
pastas and salads. Second place pizza
restaurant was Pizz’a Chicago, while
third place was newcomer Paxti’s, with
its Chicago-style stuffed pizza. 1001
El Camino Real, Menlo Park, (650) 324-
Restaurant to Splurge
If you’re going to make an investment in
a dining experience, there are certain
Restaurants Alto; (650) 323-3131, and 2A Stanford
Shopping Center, 180 El Camino Real,
Palo Alto; (650) 327-3141.
expectations that must be met: Evvia
manages to serve elegantly presented
Greek cuisine, with bountiful portions
Ambiance and exquisite flavors. The atmosphere
The lights are low, the tables set just far
enough apart to create a sense of inti-
French Restaraunt is warm and welcoming, the linen crisp,
Just because “bank” is in its name the service impeccable. And then the
macy. Even on Valentine’s Day — better choices: soups, salads, seafood, game,
doesn’t mean you’ll have to take out a
make that reservation early — there’s lamb — a miraculous blend of classic
small loan to eat there. The Left Bank is
no slacking on attention to detail — or Greek dishes with a California sensibility.
a hit with Palo Altans nonetheless. A lofty
detailed attention (think long-stemmed Do leave room for the whipped cream.
interior decorated with massive post-
red rose or a discreet offer of the per- There’s a reason they call this food “fit
ers from France’s Nouveau and Deco
fect wine to enhance a fine meal). Evvia for the gods.” Tamarine and Spago were
periods is the perfect place to settle
is the place to share food, dreamy looks, also noted as places to celebrate.420
for an entrée or pop in for a cheese and
a quick touch of the hand... before he Emerson St., Palo Alto; (650) 326-0903.
wine tasting. Or sit outside in a decidedly
snags that last to-die-for lamb chop.
European sidewalk café setting for that
Other spots worth soaking up the atmo-
sphere were Tamarine and Il Fornaio.420
perfect late summer evening. Café Bri- Romantic Restaurant
oche finessed its way into second place. A man and woman face each other
Emerson St., Palo Alto; (650) 326-0903.
635 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park; (650) across the table. Candlelight flickers
473-6536. past their features, highlighting his blue
Burgers eyes and her broad smile. He caresses
Fast Food Nation, Eric Schlosser’s fire- her fingers, which are slightly trembling,
and-brimstone condemnation of the
Indian Restaurant and uses his free hand to reach into his
Darbar Indian Restaurant is on the coat pocket. Her grip tightens. “More
McDonaldization of America, lauded the
cusp of Hall-of-Famedom. An icon in the wine?” the waiter asks. She can’t re-
In-N-Out Burgers chain for its fresh spond. The man removes a small velvet
Indian Restaurant category, it has taken
|ECLECTIC MODERN INDIAN| food and progressive labor policies. box and places it on the table, nudging
the first place prize four years in a row.
However, you don’t have to be politically it toward her. A tear trickles down her
Amber India came in second. 129 Lytton
correct to enjoy their tasty hamburgers, cheek. He gently gets up from his chair
NEW AT JUNNOON fries and honest-to-goodness milkshakes
Ave., Palo Alto; (650)321-6688.
and moves closer to her, lowering him-
that show In-N-Out’s larger brethren self to one knee. He opens the box as
We are nowfrom 5:30 dinner on Sunday
- 9:00 pm
how to make junk food that isn’t junky.
Local fave Palo Alto Creamery Fountain
& Grill came in second place. 1159 N.
The first thing to figure out about the
upscale Junnoon is how to get in — lit-
tiny reflections of light cascade off her
widened eyes. “Will you marry me?” The
waiters and bartender at St. Michael’s
Alley applaud as she agrees. The lovers
Spend an evening with us. Sample our tasting menu Rengstorff Ave., Mountain View; (800) erally. The owners have revamped the
embrace. He wanted the perfect place to
space on High Street near University
paired with wines specially selected by Master 786-1000. propose, and Palo Alto’s “Most Romantic
Avenue, where Minokichi and then a Restaurant” did the trick. Flea St. Café
Sommelier Reggie Narito. short-lived Japanese restaurant used
Chinese Restaurant in Menlo Park earned second best for
to do business. Instead of a street-side romantic dining. 806 Emerson St., Palo
Enjoy the outdoors at Junnoon. Relax with friends The candidates were so stellar this year,
entrance on High, the front doors face Alto; (650) 326-2530.
on the patio with pitchers of Hungama Sangria and our readers couldn’t pick a single win-
University — a more welcoming location,
ner. The two-story Chef Chu’s tied with
Mystic Mohito. Sample our tapa-style appetizer returning champ Mandarin Gourmet
right off of a plaza. But enough about
platters. the entrance. Junnoon features “modern
for best Chinese restaurant. Chef Chu’s Four years ago, Scott’s Seafood moved
Indian” fare (there’s beef on the menu)
looms over North San Antonio like an from its longtime location on East
with prix-fixe two-course “power lunches”
elegant palace. Inside, the vibrant red Bayshore Road to its current location in
($12 or $15) as well as a full selection of
WHAT’S BEING SAID ABOUT US and gold colors whisk you away to the
entrees and creative appetizers, salads,
Town and Country. The move garnered
Mainland, while the cloud-white windows Scott’s new customers and increased
Breaking the Indian mold: breads and more. “Junnoon” means “pas-
make the world outside a distant memo- popularity for its gourmet seafood
Palo Alto’s Junnoon offers high style sion” in Hindi, which is reflected in the
ry. The tranquil environment of Mandarin served in a casual dining setting, a
“Junnoon is exotic without clichés, a contemporary vision of India classy maroon, ochre and black decor.
Gourmet suggests a dining experience combination used by its owners for the
beyond elephants and bejeweled dancers…The food is vibrant and It’s all yours to take in — once you find
a world apart from the clattering stir- past 30 years. Tasty butter sauces, cre-
the wine list is sophisticated, with intriguing vintages from around the door. Coming in second and third
fry joints of Chinatown USA. Distinctive ative entrees made from fresh seafood
the globe.” were Sushi Tomo and Café Del Doge.
in its sleekness — and absence of and a highly extensive wine list are the
155 University Ave., Palo Alto; (650) 329-
- Aleta Watson, San Jose Mercury News red, paper lanterns — the downtown hallmarks of Scott’s. And if you or one
Palo Alto restaurant features elegantly of your guests isn’t the seafood type,
Nuanced detail, daring ﬂavors make crafted horse and lion statues and large, there’s a great selection of steaks, per-
Junnoon a contender contemporary Chinese brush paintings. Outdoor Dining fectly complemented by one of the many
“The soothing yet exciting décor mirrors the effects of the bold Both offer dining experiences you won’t Relaxing under an umbrella and sipping draught beers served at the full open
food. The brash use of chiles and aromatic spicing can be forget. Chef Chu’s, 1067 N. San Antonio a Sierra-Nevada in the leafy green court- bar. 855 El Camino Real Suite 1, Palo
powerful, but they rarely overpower; the combined ingredients Rd., Los Altos; (650) 948-2696; Mandarin yard of the Empire Tap Room is one Alto; (650) 323-1555.
bloom like a morning glory, opening up with each bite.” Gourmet, 420 Ramona St., Palo Alto, of the true joys of downtown Palo Alto.
(650) 328-8898. Whether waiting on a friend or an entrée,
- Michael Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle
Palo Altans have designated this their Solo dining
The Dalai Lama tells us we should “spend
Junnoon in the Crown favorite outdoor spot. And after 15 years some time alone every day.” What better
Dining With Kids in business, the Emerson Street pub place to do that than Café Borrone?
“Junnoon could be the Tamarine of contemporary Indian food.” Palo Alto Creamery Fountain & Grill
has learned a few things about keeping You’ll be surrounded by plenty of other
- Sheila Himmel, Palo Alto Weekly is a slam-dunk for eating out with the
youngsters: burgers, hot dogs, Belgian customers happy. The umbrellas shade people doing the same thing. Nestled
waffles and other kid-friendly dining op- regulars from the sun in summer and between Kepler’s and the BBC in Menlo
tions. And, really, what child can pass shield them from drizzle in winter. Sea- Park, Café Borrone provides the per-
fect venue to sit outdoors on a sunny
LUNCH/Monday-Friday | DINNER/7 days a week up a milkshake with peanut butter or sonal soups are the perfect complement
afternoon with a book, a cappuccino
a banana blended in? Then there’s the to the environment, and also go nicely
and most importantly, yourself. If you’d
w w w. j u n n o o n . c o m peculiarly beguiling Green River soda.
Although Mom and Dad may not let you
with an Empire Tap Room Burger. Keep
things light with a sprightly salad, or go
rather stay in downtown Palo Alto, try
order it, a bright-green drink will sure Pluto’s, which came in second. 1010
150 University Avenue @ High Street gross out your little sis. See if you can
upscale with a New York steak or filet
mignon. Whatever the case, get things
El Camino Real, Menlo Park; (650) 327-
laugh and make it come out your nose. 0830.
650.329.9644 Also popular for dining with kids: Califor-
nia Pizza Kitchen. 566 Emerson St., Palo
started right with a calamari appetizer.
It’s practically mandatory. Café Riace
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Best of Palo Alto 2006 Thank You For Voting!
special-needs items, and even ask for
Hall of Fame
custom-made leather watchbands. The
Babekian family has operated the shop
for two dozen years. 2796 Middlefield
Rd., Palo Alto; (650 329-8171.
The Hall of Fame honors popular busi- than a decade. It’s easy to see why. The Hardware Store
nesses that have been voted best in their restaurant, which eventually branched This hall-of-famer seems to have a
categories for five years. Once they attain out into a chain, has long boasted good good grip on success. For more than a
this elite status, Hall of Famers receive food at moderate prices served in a lively decade, Palo Alto Hardware been rated
a special award and do not compete for atmosphere. The Fish Market is definitely No. 1 by our readers. From tools to fix-
another three years. This way, peren- a quality “catch” for the Weekly’s Hall of tures, electrical to plumbing and a little
nial winners receive special recognition Fame. 3150 El Camino Real, Palo Alto; of everything in between, Palo Alto Hard-
while offering up-and-comers a shot at (650) 493-9188. ware is the place for the handy-minded.
stardom. 857 Alma St., Palo Alto (650) 327-7772.
Breakfast A Peninsula icon, Kepler’s Books & Jewelry Store
When it comes to the Weekly’s Best Of Magazines is celebrating its 51st year Offering an array of services — from
contest, the words Hobee’s and “Hall and it’s recognition as a hall of fame on-site goldsmith work, custom work,
of Fame” go together as naturally as the winner. Kepler’s has set the standard for
progressive bookstores in the area since
watch repair, free cleaning and inspec-
tion on pieces of jewelry, appraisals and
An AXIS trainer would
restaurant’s trademark blueberry coffee-
cake, array of scrambles and omelets, its inception as a bastion of free speech even offering professional speakers to teach you how to safely
oatmeal and thick French toast. The in the 1950s. The mission may have talk to groups, such as women’s clubs or
restaurant has held the “Best Breakfast” toned down since the store’s early days, book clubs about gemology and jewelry exercise your shoulders
crown for more than a decade, making but Kepler’s remains a place where ideas — Gleim Jewelers has covered its bas-
it the Babe Ruth of morning spots in the of all persuasions are encouraged to be es when it comes to anything involving and upper back.
Palo Alto area. 4224 El Camino Real, aired. Where else on the Peninsula can jewelry. The business celebrated its 75th
Palo Alto, (650) 856-6124; 67 Town and one see former First Lady Barbara Bush anniversary this year, making it not just
Country Village, Palo Alto, (650) 327-4111;
2312 Central Expressway, Mountain View,
or Jane Fonda? 1010 El Camino Real,
Menlo Park; (650) 324-4321.
a Hall of Fame member for the Weekly’s
Best of Palo Alto, but for the city itself.
Winner, “Best Gym”
(650) 968-6050. 322 University Ave., Palo Alto; (650)
Burgers The choices for framing can be mind-
Kirk’s is famous for its steakburgers and boggling, but at University Art you Workout/Gym Personal Training
is mobbed at noon by hungry students can count on the pros to figure out how
deep the matting should be, which exact
“Building strong kids, strong families,
and strong communities.” That’s the mis-
from nearby Palo Alto High School dur-
ing the school year, although tables are colors to pick up and what style suits sion statement of the YMCA of the Mid-
usually available. The greatly expanded your artwork — and your taste. No job is Peninsula, and its true. With classes
menu now includes chicken, sausage pat- too weird, whether it’s framing nude John
and Yoko from the album liner of the ‘60s
such as adult and youth basketball, pre-
and post-natal exercise, racquetball, and
All Ages & Fitness
ties, fries, onion rings and salads, while
the old Kirk’s on California Avenue had
just burgers and hotdogs. The burgers
are still boss. 75 Town & Country Village,
or making a list of Stanford University
donors look snazzy. Its’ why this busi-
ness is a favorite and a hall-of-famer. 267
family camp, members can work or play
hard to become strong in body and mind.
Keeping Palo Alto fit since 1893, the Y
Palo Alto; (650) 326-6159. Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301; (650)
has you covered.4151 Middlefield Road,
#211, Palo Alto, (650) 856-3955; 3412
Over 50 Certified PERFORMANCE
Ross Road, Palo Alto, (650) 856-9622; Trainers CENTER
and 755 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, (650)
The online Italian dictionary may not Hotel 858-0661.
contain a word for “overachiever,” but if For more than a decade, the Garden
it did, that word might be pronounced as Court Hotel has been ranked the No.
“Osteria.” This favorite downtown ris- 1 hotel, making it the local Garden of Toy Store 544 San Antonio Road, Mountain View (650) 229-1100
torante enters the “Best of” Hall of Fame Eden for visitors. Paradise doesn’t come Perennial “Best Of” champ Palo Alto
not with five straight wins to its name but cheap — rooms range from $299 a night Sport and Toy World is welcomed 550 Ravenswood Ave, Menlo Park (650) 463-1920
six. Mama mia! Formally known as Oste- for a deluxe guest room to $694 a night with open arms to the hall of fame this
ria Cucina Toscana, its chefs specialize for the penthouse suite — but readers year. Their secret to success is easy to On the web @ www.axispt.com
in classical Tuscan cuisine, including have long said the price is worth it.520 guess: in a world full of big-box chains,
house-made pasta such as pappardelle Cowper St., Palo Alto; 650-322-9000. Palo Alto Sport and Toy World is an
Osteria, spinach raviolini, and linguine al honest-to-gosh retailer with local roots
offering classic toys and sporting goods
pesto.247 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto; (650) Shoe Repair that transcend all trends and “hot” lists.
328-5700. Describing this hall-of-famer as simply Wooden building blocks? Baseball mitts?
a “shoe repair” shop is a drastic under- No problem, and no wonder why this
Seafood Restaurant statement. The work of Robert Babekian store has pleased Palo Alto residents for
Founded in 1976 by the late Martin at Midtown Shoe Repair touches more more than 70 years. Palo Alto Sport and
Simon of Palo Alto and two partners from than his customers’ shoes and sandals. Toy World, 526 Waverley St., Palo Alto;
Southern California, the Fish Market has Loyal patrons also bring in damaged (650) 328-8555.
dominated this category for the more luggage, items with broken zippers,
continued from previous page Sushi/Japanese Tamarine promotes the Southeast
Asian country’s longstanding tradition
Steak Restaurant of the “family style” style meal where
When you’re tired of frou-frou California The first Japanese restaurant in Palo family and friends gather around a table
cuisine and just want a good piece of Alto, Fuki Sushi takes the gold for the to share and enjoy food in one another’s
meat, Sundance The Steakhouse is fourth year in a row with its authentic
cuisine and décor. The restaurant offers close company. Fragrance, flavor,
your best bet, readers say. Sundance is texture and color all delicately balance
a variety of dining atmospheres, such as
no stranger to Weekly “Best of” readers. and enhance one another in such dishes
the lively sushi bar where patrons can
The steakhouse has numerous Weekly watch chefs turn fresh fish into colorful as the papaya salad, chili prawns and
“Best of” wins notched on its doors: morsels of sushi and sashimi. Traditional curried long beans. Tamarine, trailed by
as “Best place for a carnivore” (2001); and elegant tatami rooms adorned with Three Seasons in second place, is a treat
“Best place to take Dad”(2001); “Best Japanese scrolls, artwork and floral for not only the palate but the eye as
place to take Mom and Dad” (2002) and arrangements are also on hand for spe- well — the restaurant displays the works
“Best place for beef,” from 1990 through cial occasions and more private dining
of emerging artists from regional areas
2002. Slow-roasted prime rib, filet experiences. Equally impressive is Fuki
Sushi’s extensive menu, which serves up throughout Vietnam. 546 University Ave.,
mignon, Australian lobster and vintage Palo Alto; (650) 325-8500.
toro, a variety of teriyakis and tempuras,
cocktails are served in a classic candle-
steaming bowls of udon and a green
lit, mahogany dining room still popular
with young couples on prom night. If
beef’s not your bag, Sundance offers
tea mousse dessert. Miyake came in
second. 4119 El Camino Real, Palo Alto;
poultry and contemporary dishes, such Bagels
as Ahi tuna sashimi and swordfish. Sec- Few places in Northern California offer
ond place went to Los Altos Grill, with
Thai Restaurant a spread like Izzy’s Brooklyn Bagels.
Most people would not wish to be caught Adding West Coast flavor to traditional
John Bentley’s coming in third. 1921 El
inside a typhoon, but a Thaiphoon New York fresser’s fare, Izzy’s tops rye-
Camino Real, Palo Alto; (650) 321-6798.
— now that’s different. At lunch, down- pumpernickel, whole wheat and jalapeño
town workers and shoppers alike crowd bagels with whitefish, veggie “chopped
Sunday Brunch the indoor and outdoor seating areas of liver,” and even salsa mexicana cream
Hobee’s Restaurant has long been the popular eating spot, which boasts cheese. Not in a bagel mood? Not to
a favorite for breakfasts and Sunday delectable panang and musumun cur- worry. Even the pizza is kosher. But what-
brunches. The restaurants offer freshly ries alongside such refreshing treats as ever you do, finish your meal off with a
made oatmeal with five or six toppings to green-papaya salad. A “Buddha” fountain cinnamon rugelach or a black-and-white
choose from and a variety of scrambled and tranquil décor allow diners to imag- cookie. After that New York-style meal,
eggs (the Florentine has spinach) and ine they really are in an oasis — and with- it’ll be hard to resist stepping out onto
omelettes. The popular “Best Darned out the bothersome gale-force winds and California Avenue and shouting at a cab
Beakfast” has eggs, hash browns and rain. Krung Siam and Siam Royal came in driver: “Hey! I’m walkin’ here!” 470 S. Cali-
Hobee’s signature coffee cake. Just try second and third. 543 Emerson St., Palo fornia Ave., Palo Alto; (650) 329-0700.
to resist! 4424 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, Alto; (650) 323-7700.
(650) 493-7823; 855 El Camino Real
#67, Palo Alto, (650) 327-4111, and 2312 Breakfast
Central Expressway, Mountain View, (650)
Vietnamese Restaurant “It’s the most important meal of the day.”
With small plates of colorful and fragrant Doctors and mothers have been telling
contemporary Vietnamese cuisine, us this for years, and no place does
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breakfast quite like Joanie’s Cafe. The Ice Cream Store as the best place to buy produce, not
quaint restaurant has been a mainstay on Rick’s Ice Cream describes itself as just for the variety, but for the experi-
Palo Alto’s California Avenue for nearly “Palo Alto’s gourmet micro-creamery,” ence. Who could pass up a chance to
20 years, serving crispy brown waffles, which sums up the appeal of this local use those hanging salad tongs? This
rich coffee and fresh eggs to hungry pa- institution better than 1,000 Pulitzer year’s second place for produce goes to
trons. The venerable fan favorite boasts Prize-winning journalists typing fever- Sigona’s Farmers Market. 774 Emerson
a robust menu, pleasant atmosphere and ishly in a locked room. Everything tastes St., Palo Alto; (650) 326-8676.
friendly staff. Joanie’s earns the honor good here, but standout flavors include
Banana, Computer Chip, Industrial
for the second straight year, beating
out Menlo Park’s popular eatery Stacks,
Chocolate and the always-classic Vanilla. Sandwiches
You probably have your own favorite. Customers line up at lunchtime and pa-
which scored second.447 California Ave., Cold Stone Creamery came in second. tiently wait their turn for the people be-
Palo Alto; (650) 326-6505. 3946 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto; (650) hind the tall counter at Village Cheese
493-6553. House to fix them a sandwich. And while
they wait, they’re treated to a museum-
Coffee House like display of food and snack items from
Peetniks look at Starbucks the same way Milkshake around the globe. The shop in Town &
Mac users regard Microsoft Windows On High Street, you can buy happiness Country Village — a local institution
— a corporate behemoth that must be for $4.25. Just smooth enough to pass since the late 1950s — sells fresh meats
opposed at all costs. No matter where through a straw, just thick enough and cheeses along with cookies, choco-
you stand, though, Peet’s Coffee and to stick to your bones, the Penin- lates, relishes, truffles, sauces and start-
Tea has plenty to offer for caffeine lov- sula Creamery’s famed milkshake is ers for soup and a large variety of jams.
ers who enjoy their coffee or tea good It’s a recipe for success. Second place
whipped to perfection. Sample the rain- went to Piazza’s Market. 855 El Camino
and strong. You won’t find any cotton- bow or pistachio ice cream, or stick with Real #157, Palo Alto; (650) 326-9251.
candy drinks that look like they belong of the store the “Prepared Foods Depart- the tried-and-true vanilla for your cool,
at an ice cream parlor, although their ment.” Whether you’re looking for soup,
Grocery Store frothy beverage. Next thing you know,
new Scharffen Berger Chocolate Mocha side dishes, entrees or salads, the deli My folks discovered Trader Joe’s long Vegetarian food
before it became a chain and expanded you’ll be begging for an intravenous milk-
Freddo delivers the goods for custom- at Whole Foods has your number. Just shake drip. It’s that good. The Palo Alto It’s not as if Whole Foods Market in
ers seeking a serious cocoa confection. don’t order before yours is called. Sec- to Northern California. Long past the downtown Palo Alto has anything against
rebellious stage, I took their advice and Creamery Fountain and Grill on Hamilton
Their pastries also come from local bak- ond place for best delicatessens went the meat-eating set. It’s just that vegetar-
to Piazza’s Fine Foods. 774 Emerson St., checked out the amazing selection of Ave. was a close second. 900 High St., ians may feel like taking off their shoes
eries, striking yet another blow against Palo Alto; (650) 323-3175.
Palo Alto, CA 94301; (650) 326-8676. gourmet cheeses and wines, as well as and slipping into something more com-
“the man.” Second place belongs to the fortable once they walk in the door, kind
continental Coupa Café in Palo Alto. 153 other international exotica — from white
asparagus from Chile to Trader Giotto’s Produce of like ... well, at home. When it comes
Homer Ave, Palo Alto, (650) 325-2091; Desserts Shopping for produce in the Emerson
to this year’s best veggie-food category,
Town & Country, 855 El Camino Real The wooden tables and ceiling fans are own pasta sauce. Traveling down the
Weekly readers have passed over the
homey, and the place smells invitingly of aisles is a bit like wandering around the Street Whole Foods Market is sort places where food is prepared for you
# 77, Palo Alto, (650) 248-4771, and
coffee and baking. But it’s those glass world, with a taste of many countries and of like a road trip with an organic aggie — also called restaurants — and have
Charleston Center, 3904 Middlefield Rd.,
display cases that cinch this category cultures, including a relatively new ko- twist. Yellow Crenshaw melons from chosen a grocery store full of gluten-free
Palo Alto; (650) 433-0500. for the Prolific Oven. A recent visit to sher meat section. Produce is fresh and Turlock tumble out of a bin near Yellow foods as their No. 1 hotspot. Maybe it’s
the cafe found the cases packed with convenient, especially the already-cut-up Doll watermelons from Esparta. Organic the wide and tasty selection of Fantastic
Delicatessen sweet-tooth bounty: almond twists,
apricot Danishes, fruit tarts glistening
butternut squash or the baby zucchini. mangoes from Mexico lead the way to or Amy’s brands or that the butcher is
From the 6-foot-tall pastry case to your And for those who loathe cooking, take organic basil from Madera. The white way in the back, but Whole Foods Market
left, the long counter of readymade hot with berries, chocolate chip cookies, has the competition beat when it’s veg-
croissants... And then there were the a peek at the pre-made salads or sushi. corn from Brentwood is perfectly in sea-
and cold foods in the middle, and the etarian food people are talking. Oh, and
cakes: chocolate mocha, zucchini, car- Also mentioned were Whole Foods and son. And as with all road trips, there are
mini sushi bar to the far right, the delica- the Market does serve prepared foods.
tessen counters at Whole Foods Mar- rot and orange almond, to name a mere Piazza’s. 590 Showers Drive, Mountain lessons to be learned, and Whole Foods Second place also went to a grocery
ket will have your dinner party check- few. Stay a while. What’s your hurry? View, (650) 917-1013, and 720 Menlo makes that part easy: Large cardboard outfit: Sigona’s Farmers Market in the
lists checked for months. Because of the 550 Waverley St., Palo Alto 94301; (650) Ave., Menlo Park; (650) 323-2134. bios of local growers hang over the mas- Stanford Shopping Center.774 Emerson
wide variety, Whole Foods ditched the 326-8485. sive wall of produce. This year’s Weekly St., Palo Alto; (650) 326-8676.
word “deli” long ago, calling this section voters must have chosen Whole Foods
Best Manicurist / Best Hair Salon
2002, 2003, 1010 -1014 Alma Street
2004, 2005, M e nl o Par k
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At your ness alive for the past 20 years.
Friendliness, efficiency and atten-
tion to details are the points that
which group you fall into, you’ll
feel welcome. 550 Ravenswood,
Menlo Park, (650) 463-1926.
stay for those flying in and out
of SFO. And, unlike the Eagles’
song of the same name, you can
ing off and the tech sector reeling
from stock options back-dating,
why not invest in something with
Palo Alto’s favorite place to exfoli-
ate, unwind and smooth out, and
it’s been stacking up those “Best
service sold this year’s batch of Weekly
pollsters. 3900 Middlefield Rd., Hotel
leave this hotel after you check
out. 2431 Ash St., Palo Alto;(650)
a more tangible benefit? Say, a
little pampering for your hands
of Palo Alto” plaques for the last
three years. Los Salonez picked
Art Gallery Palo Alto; (650) 424-1113. Just six months after opening its 322-7666. and feet? La Belle Day Spa up second place. 95 Town and
With an emphasis on contem- chi-chi doors, the Four Seasons can fill that void, and you won’t Country Village, Palo Alto; (650)
porary Bay Area art, the Palo Framing in East Palo Alto has rocketed Manicure/Pedicure get any of those pesky share- 327-6964 and 36 Stanford Shop-
Alto Art Center brings art and Whether you’re framing that to the top of the list as the best With the real estate market cool- holder’s meeting packets. It’s ping Center, (650) 326-8522.
culture to the community through special family photo, a price- hotel in the area. Water dancing
acclaimed exhibitions, classes less work of art or one of those gracefully over a rectangular Best Massage
for children and adults all year black-light Jimi Hendrix posters, reflecting pool, smooth jazz During the daily grind of work
long, school tours, family guides Accent Arts can accommodate discreetly piped in to the outdoor and child-rearing, the body
and special events. The center both your style and your wallet. seating of the Italian restaurant, begins to ache. Muscles clench
touts exhibitions of wide artistic Its artisans have been framing on Quattro, and bopping bellhops and tendons tighten. But local
scope and versatility, from paint- site for more than thirty years, greet guests to the towering stress cases don’t need to look
ing to fine crafts to new media. and the lasting quality of their resort. Once inside, cool marble far for a soothing way to ease the
Currently on view are IDEO Pro- work and quick turnaround time floors and warm earth-toned tension —Watercourse Way in
totypes the Future, and Creative have earned the appreciation of furnishings set the stage for an downtown Palo Alto is the place
Commerce: German Lithographic their customers. And no matter upscale stay, which starts at a to go for the area’s top massage,
Labels, 1920-1938. The former how much you plan on spending, mere $225 a night. The spa, roof- according to this year’s “Best
showcases the design mantra the framers at Accent Arts will top pool (complete with tented Of” voters. The tranquil day spa
of “form follows function” with make sure your piece is worthy gazebos), fitness center, and — which recently celebrated 25
modern and streamlined pieces of admiration. Richard Sumner business and concierge services years in Palo Alto — features
such as a steam iron that looks framers took second place. 392 round out the luxury experience. more than a dozen peaceful
like an abstracted rabbit and an California Ave., Palo Alto; (650) The Stanford Park Hotel and the massage rooms and a staff of
updated version of the shopping 424-1044. Westin Palo Alto Hotel placed experienced therapists. The wide
cart. Creative Commerce gives second and third, respectively. array of massage modalities of-
visitors a glimpse into another Gym 2050 University Ave., East Palo fered include Swedish, Shiatsu,
world — the not too distant past The one-story, brick-laid architec- Alto; (650) 566-1200. Reiki, Hot Stone and much more.
— with commercial stone lithog- ture of Axis gym invites a differ- Body Therapy Center on Califor-
raphy. At the heart of this exhibi- ent type of work-out enthusiast Budget Hotel nia Avenue placed second. 165
tion are the vibrantly colorful and than the sleek, corporate image With rooms starting at about Channing Ave., Palo Alto; (650)
intricate commercial labels that of 24 Hour fitness (in second $90 per night, Hotel California 462-2000.
Paul I. Landmann created for place this year) — the Starbucks might not be the least expensive
cigar boxes, among other things, of gyms. Axis is a neighborhood hotel in town, but it’s darn close. Men’s Haircut
throughout the 1920s and 1930s gym, one that fits into with sur- Located in Palo Alto’s “other” There are distinct lines of thought
in Germany. 1313 Newell Rd., rounding houses and evokes a downtown, its guests have about haircuts among the non
Palo Alto; (650) 329-2366. similar comfort. You can drop in, quick access to all of California metrosexual males of planet
hop on the treadmill, and gossip Avenue’s restaurants, shops, Earth. There are those who think,
Dry Cleaner about the neighbors as they try spas and public art displays. But “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” For
“Even when the customers their hand at Tai-Bo. With its close most likely, its visitors stay there such men, the existence or the
are wrong, they’re right,” says proximity the street and broad because of its proximity to Stan- condition of their hair may not
Charleston Cleaners owner windows, it’s also great for peo- ford and the research park, and even reach the level of conscious
Fred Alami. It’s this attitude that ple-watching. Axis is the type of its Web site boasts free shuttles thought until it becomes a prob-
he attributes his loyal customer gym that wants to be a hang-out to both locations. Also accessible lem. They go to Supercuts, get
base to, which has kept the busi- as much as a gym, and no matter by Caltrain, it makes an easy a nice haircut, and are done with
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Sometimes, nice guys continued from previous page
it. The next group may not actually think
about their hair anymore than the first,
A veritable Noah’s ark of animals and
however, their loyalty to a particular
do finish first.
their human companions flock to Los
barber plays an important role, so they Altos’ Adobe Animal Hospital, where
visit the President (second place) or 19 veterinarians treat everything from
the California Barbershop (third place), ferrets and reptiles to small farm ani-
until some exterior force brings their mals and “pocket pets,” such as guinea
hair to their conscious attention once pigs and hamsters — in addition to cats
again.4232-A, El Camino Real, and dogs. Adobe has veterinarians and
Palo Alto; (650) 494-9177. technical staff on duty 24 hours daily,
to address every pet emergency, and
Shoe Repair its broad range of veterinary specialists
Paul’s European Cobblery Shop just makes it popular with companions of
doesn’t act its age, and it isn’t what it exotic pets. On the cutting edge, Adobe
seems. The multi-generation shoe-repair also offers chiropractic and alternative
shop on Califorinia Avenue is loaded medicine. Adobe gives clients a written
with assorted items, many of them estimate of treatment costs before per-
whimsical, such as the Beatles socks forming surgeries, so there are no major
gift items it stocked earlier this year or surprises — a popular feature that keeps
a psychedelic iPod holder. Operating clients and their pets coming back.
for decades, the family-owned shop can Palo Alto Pet Hospital placed second in
restore shoes and boots, repair lug- animal lover’s hearts, with Stanford Pet
gage, and even shine shoes in a friendly Hospital nipping at their heels, in third
environment that for years has put it into place. 396 1st St., Los Altos; (650) 948-
the top “Best of ...” categories. Manager 9661.
We’d like to thank our customers for helping us win the Jessica Roth added some new spark
to the old shop, founded by her father, Hair Salon
“Palo Alto Best of” Award. And we’d like to thank our store Paul Roth, in 1942. Runner up is Village
Cobbler. 410 S. California Ave., Palo Alto;
If they can pull it off for one more year,
the stylists at Los Salonez might just
manager and sales staff for always putting the customer first. (650) 323-0409. win their salon a coveted spot in the
Weekly’s Hall of Fame. The Menlo Park
Skin Care shop has pleased Palo Altans consis-
Dead skin cells, clogged pores and age tently, winning this category for the past
spots be warned. LaBelle Day Spa is four years. Whether it’s a specific cut,
Palo Alto ~Open Sundays~ 83 Town & Country Village (650) 329-0557 where the scientific and the luxurious color, or an entirely new look you’re af-
collide to deliver exceptional skin care ter, drop in for a consultation. Also spe-
San Jose 1020 El Paseo de Saratoga (At Campbell) (408) 364-1200
services to Palo Altans forever in search cializing in perms and nail and skin care,
Berkeley ~Open Sundays~ 2112 Shattuck Ave. (Between Addision & Centre Sts) (510) 540-0556 of that certain je ne sais quoi for their Los Salonez could quickly become your
Corte Madera ~Open Sundays~ 311 Corte Madera Town Center (415) 924-1515 complexions. Each treatment at the spa one-stop beautification station. Second
begins with a relaxing foot soak, and place went to Juut for the second year in
San Francisco 401 Washington St. (At Battery) (415) 391-5300
LaBelle’s expert staff ensures that each a row. 1012 Alma St., Menlo Park; (650)
San Francisco 120 Kearny St. (Outside Crocker Galleria) (415) 781-2002 visit is a memorable one by assessing 328-0735.
clients’ individual needs and paying close
attention to the tiniest of details. Each Yoga
facial, which spa goers can even custom- If you don’t know your asana from your
ize, includes a consultation, cleansing, dhyana, Darshana Yoga offers les-
exfoliation, extraction, purification, se- sons for as little as $15 for a drop-in
1- 888 -FOR-EYES (367-3937) • FOREYES.COM rum application, mask, moisturizer and session. Focusing primarily on Iyengar,
sun protection. And that’s just for your a style of therapeutic yoga, and Flow,
HUGE SALE 2 complete pairs for $99 face. Skin Spirit came in as the second
favorite for skin pampering. 36 Stanford
a modern form of yoga based on many
classical styles, Darshana classes work
Shopping Center, Palo Alto, (650) 326- to “stretch the body, purify the breath,
2 Pairs RX Family 8522 and 95 Town and Country Village,
Palo Alto; (650) 327-6964.
quiet the mind and illuminate the soul,”
the studio brochure notes. Levels
Eyeglasses Discount include a special class for teens and a
$99 Spa “gentle yoga” class for delicate backs
$20 Off the 2nd pair of Eyeglasses Bamboo lines the street outside. and to relieve stress in a soothing envi-
Includes frames and single vision $30 Off the 3rd pair of Eyeglasses Through the entryway, water trickles ronment, under the watchful eye of the
RX plastic lenses of any power. $40 Off the 4th pair of Eyeglasses
Regular price $79 each. down an elegantly carved wall and qui- Buddha. Yoga Source and Avalon Art and
For members of the same family.
Free Fashion Tint. etly splashes behind a three-foot marble Yoga Center tied for second place; The
Buddha. Hand-carved wood weaves its Yoga Center cinched third. 654 High St.,
way through the halls and ceiling, and Palo Alto; (650) 325-9642.
Must present coupon at time of purchase. May not be combined with other discounts, Must present coupon at time of purchase. May not be combined with other discounts,
beautiful paintings mark the interior. No,
Z4ØVS 64ØVS this isn’t Shangri La — but it’s awfully
coupons, vision insurance plans or prior orders. Valid thru 09/30/06. See store for details. coupons, vision insurance plans or prior orders. Valid thru 09/30/06. See store for details.
close. This is the longtime downtown
Kids’ Our Thinnest Lenses respite known as Watercourse Way.
Featuring nine uniquely designed hot Bike Shop
Eyewear with ClearVue tub rooms and a cornucopia of spa and From the multitude of wheels to the se-
facial treatments, Watercourse Way lection of knee warmers, the best word
Sale $139 has been soothing stressed visitors for to describe the selection at Palo Alto
Take $20 off any pair of kids’ eyewear Combine our thinnest single vision RX lenses more than 25 years. And for those eager Bicycles is “comprehensive.” The store
which includes free polycarbonate with ClearVue Anti-Reflective Coating, with the to relax at home, the Zen-like day spa has been in business for 75 years, offer-
lenses (a $40 value), which are purchase of complete eyewear. includes a shop with products such as ing quality repair work and bikes fit for
lighter and safer. Save $60. Regularly priced $160.
candles, massage oils, soaps, books any type of cyclist, be they a Stanford
and art. La Belle Day Spa was voted sec- student looking for an inexpensive hybrid
ond.165 Channing Ave., Palo Alto; (650) to get to class, or a competitive rider
Must present coupon at time of purchase. May not be combined with other discounts, Must present coupon at time of purchase. May not be combined with other discounts,
coupons, vision insurance plans or prior orders. Valid thru 09/30/06. See store for details. T4ØVS coupons, vision insurance plans or prior orders. Valid thru 09/30/06. See store for details. C4ØVS 462-2000.
Kids Eyesavers O2 OPTIX
A For Eyes exclusive warranty Contact Lenses
for kids (age 14 and under): $18.62/Box
FREE lighter, safer and more O2 OPTIX introductory price with manufacturer’s
mail-in rebate. Additional rebates available. Call
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(a $40 value). FREE repairs and Regularly priced $23.62/box.
replacements on broken kids'
frames during the first year. Must present coupon at time of purchase. May not be combined with other discounts,
coupons, vision insurance plans or prior orders. Valid thru 09/30/06. See store for details. E4ØVS
Most Health Plans Accepted
We are proud to accept national healthcare plans, HMOs, and various vision programs including:
EyeMed, Spectera, Davis Vision, Medical Eye Services, Superior Vision, SVS, NVA, Avesis, Clarity
Vision, AARP, Coast to Coast, Healthnet and many more.
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that needs a custom-made, feather-light
road bike that fits her proportions like
a glove. Palo Alto Bicycles also has an
extensive range of deluxe mountain bikes
with every conceivable type of acces-
sory. For the less seasoned rider trying
to introduce him or herself to mountain
or road biking, Mike’s Bikes, the second
place winner, offers a wide range of af-
fordable bicycles.171 University Ave.,
Palo Alto; (650) 328-7411.
Borders may not be the most hip choice
for best bookstore, but its popular-
ity among Weekly readers is certainly
understandable. With its wide array of
best-selling fiction, non-fiction, manga,
graphic novels and magazines — not to
mention the store’s better-than-expected
collection of CDs and DVDs — Borders
is definitely a one-stop entertainment
center for busy Palo Altans. Second-
place goes to the always-scrappy Books
Inc. 456 University Ave., Palo Alto; (650)
Trendy clothes and jewelry make this
North California Avenue boutique a
perennial favorite with women readers.
Some say Leaf & Petal organizes cloth-
ing by color value so customers can see
all of the options for putting together a
matching outfit. In spring, a line of bright,
colorful sun dresses and separates
arrive to lift spirits out of the winter dol-
drums. Helpful staff assists with coordi- I? Why am I here? Who are those people for men’s apparel goes to Nordstrom.
nating outfits. The concept of “boutique”
varies widely in readers’ minds: In addi-
staring at me?” you ask yourself, forget-
ting the bookshelf entirely. Cross into the
300 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto;
tion to women’s clothing, art/craft gift world of IKEA, and you might never leave.
store Shady Lane, on University Avenue, 1700 E. Bayshore Rd., East Palo Alto; New Business
came in second, and Title Nine sports (650) 323-4532. The glossy Satura Cakes has apparent-
and athletic clothing, on Hamilton Avenue ly turned the heads of quite a few Weekly
tied for third place with Thistle on Waver- Hardware Store readers strolling along the avenue. If you
ley Street, which carries clothing, gifts, Every small town in America had one at think Satura sounds Japanese, you’re
jewelry and home accessories. 439 Cali- one time: The small hardware store with right — the Satura folks are inspired
fornia Ave., Palo Alto; (650) 329-8070. the big inventory, just about everything by Japanese pastry chefs who make
anyone needed on short notice packed European-style pastries and cakes with
Eyewear into a shoebox-sized store in a space their own twist. Offerings include mango-
Billing itself as “The store for people who arrangement worthy of NASA packing passionfruit cakes, brioche donuts made
can’t pay a lot for glasses,” For Eyes a space shuttle. Palo Alto still has one: with soy milk, green tea rolls with chest-
Optical Co. pleased readers best, with Peninsula Hardware, long based in nuts, and sweet coconut meringue cook-
Gucci and Prada glasses at low prices, Midtown (adjacent to Mike’s Café), with ies. Taking second place in this category
and discounts for families and Stanford brooms and garbage cans spilling out is Addison Antiques. 320 University Ave.,
students. Low-cost eye exams and the front. In the mornings, one might be Palo Alto; (650) 326-3393.
convenient evening and weekend hours able to chat with owner Gary Burke, if
helped make the Town & Country Village he’s not too busy helping someone find Nursery and Garden
shop number one, with Site for Sore Eyes just exactly what they need and want for
coming in second. Lens Crafters and that urgent job at home or work. Runner Supply
California Avenue Optical/Lens tied for up: Orchard Supply. 2676 Middlefield Rd., Looking for the perfect reeds and
third place. 83 Town and Country, Palo Palo Alto; (650) 325-3491. grasses to accompany your new water
Alto; (650) 329-0557. feature? Or how about walkable ground-
cover to replace that fading lawn?
Jewelry Store Summer Winds not only has a catchy
Florist There should be nothing impersonal name that always makes me think of a
Michaela’s Flower Shop blends the about jewelry. Maybe mass-produced,
mid-’70s hit by Seals & Crofts, it has just
scent of flowers and history. A mod- corporate body decorations work in
the world of bling, but a meaningful gift about anything you’re looking for. Japa-
est-sized florist in downtown Palo Alto,
owners Michaela Dieffenbach and Steve of sentimental value should be unique. nese maples? Yep. Clumping bamboos?
Wong trade off answering phones and Enter the craftspeople at Diamonds of Got ‘em. Annuals, perennials, herbs,
taking orders. They offer a huge array Palo Alto. With two master goldsmiths roses? You bet. It’s as close to a one-stop
of floral arrangements for any occasion, and an award-winning jewelry designer center as you’ll find for all your gardening
speedily delivered, or even a sprinkling on staff, that special creation is suddenly needs. Roger Reynolds came in second
of rose petals for romantic occasions. within the realm of possibility. If Miles’ place. 725 San Antonio Rd., Palo Alto;
With nearly 40 years between them in buddy Jack had known about the shop (650) 493-5136.
the flower business, they have carried in the pinot-noir-soaked film “Sideways,”
on the tradition of Stapleton’s the Florist, he could have driven north to have them
which occupied the tiny shop for years recreate the dolphin-and-Sanskrit-themed Pet Store
beforehand under the direction of Olga ring he lost, and saved himself an em- From the outside, Pet Food Depot looks
Stapleton. If not immediately available, barrassing trip back to the scene of his just like another giant box store, but
almost any flower can be ordered by the crime. But then the ending of the movie inside, it’s a different story. In its aisles,
next day. Runner up: Mills the Florist. 453 would have been considerably less funny. you’ll find the perfect toy for that German
Waverley St., Palo Alto; (650) 321-5390. Tiffany & Co. took second place. 261 Shephard puppy or the family cat that
Hamilton Ave., Suite 320, Palo Alto; (650) needs to drop a pound or two. Treats
322.120. and toys for all your four legged family
Furniture Store members abound. And if you’re a new pet
You enter IKEA with a clear mission: owner, you’ll find everything from food
to purchase just one, simple bookshelf Men’s Apparel bowls to training sheets. Second Place
called Markör. Or was it Malm? But Women everywhere will agree that the winner, Piccadilly Pet, is the place to go
after meandering through display room Macy’s Men’s Store in the Stanford for that guilt-inspired purchase after leav-
after display room, you find yourself a ing your dog alone too long - especially if
Shopping Center is the best place to
bit peckish. Eight Swedish meatballs money is no object. 3127 El Camino Real,
find that perfect anniversary, birthday Palo Alto; (650) 852-1277.
and three hot dogs later, you drowsily or “Congratulations, You did it!” gift.
stumble to a display bedroom where a The ties, jeans and Polo Ralph Lauren Continued...
plump Dalselv bed beckons you to rest. sweaters are perennially in style. The
“Just a moment while I digest,” you tell collections of Tommy Hilfiger and Sean
yourself before you nuzzle into a pillow John, who we all know as “P. Diddy,” are
and nod off. Waking up much later, you always in vogue. Men, too, will find great
are confused and disoriented. “Where am outfits for every occasion. Second place
Palo Alto Weekly • Wednesday, August 30, 2006 • Page 37
Best of Palo Alto 2006
palo alto’s gourmet micro creamery
Pet Food Depot
Sat 9:00-6:00, Sun 10:00-6:00
Across from the Fish Market Restaurant Family Owned & Operated Continued from previous page
3127 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-852-1277 Pharmacy/Drug Store
There may not be a place on Earth where
you can get your film developed while you
shop for a garden hose, new underwear
Thank You Palo Alto for and a really funny birthday card for your
10-year-old nephew other than Longs
We’re the Best
And, we have this star to prove it!
voting us #1 Pet Store!!!
Drugs. But those items, and many more,
such as crackers, sparkly jewelry and fish
oil tablets, will easily make their way into
your shopping basket with a quick browse
around. This year’s Weekly voters said
Longs Drugs was the best place to check
TO W those “must-have” items off your list,
AL E while filling your various prescriptions,
too. Second place went to Walgreens.
352 University Ave., Palo Alto, (650) 324-
1667; 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto; (650)
322-2150; 2701, and Middlefield Rd., Palo
Alto; (650) 330-0128.
BEST OF Sporting Goods
When REI opened its new store in Moun-
tain View in August, about 600 people
2006 lined up before the doors opened three
days in a row. The store has been busy
ever since. REI’s popularity meant that
We thank all of our loyal customers for buying our people were driving to San Carlos to
shop. No more! The Seattle-based out-
ice cream and taking the time to vote for us! door outfitter has clothing and equipment
For those of you who don’t know us, we make ALL TOYS for backpacking, camping, hiking and kay-
aking, and is a year-round bicycle store.
rick’s rather rich ice cream by hand in small batches loaded
with the best ingredients we can ﬁnd. ALL BEDS In the fall, the store gears up for snow
sports. Second place in this category
We now stock over 40 ﬂavors including
rick’s rather rich ice cream, non-fat yogurt and ices.
ALL BIRD & HAMSTER CAGES went to the venerable Palo Alto Sport &
Toy World. 2450 Charleston Rd., Mountain
Enjoy! ALL CAT TREES & SCRATCHING POSTS View; (650) 969-1938.
All Offers Valid Aug. 30th-Sept. 3rd, 2006 Stationery Store
3946 Middleﬁeld Road (at Charleston) Greeting cards? Check. Boxes of Crane
While Supplies Last... Excludes Special Orders stationery and Cross gold pens? Check.
Palo Alto, CA 94303 Calendars featuring wide-eyed animals or
650-493-6553 romantically lit European cities? Check.
ricksicecream.com VIP VACCINE CLINIC There’s a reason Village Stationers on
California Avenue was voted best statio-
SUNDAY 4:00-5:00PM nery shop. Make that about 1,000 rea-
sons. Not only does it carry all the items
you’d expect in a store of its ilk, it goes
above and beyond, becoming an office
and home depot of one’s dreams. Along
with three-ring binders, there are minia-
ture undercover listening devices ($6.95),
decorated contact-lens cases, bath sup-
plies and modern dinnerware. This is the
fourth year Village Stationers has gotten
to the Palo Alto Weekly Readers the top pick. Only one more year and it’s
Hall of Fame time, baby. But watch out:
for voting us . . . Second- and third-place winners Letter
Perfect and Congdon & Crome are nip-
ping at its heels. 310 S. California Ave.,
Palo Alto; (650) 326-7970, and 719 Santa
Cruz Ave., Menlo Park; (650) 321-6920.
AL E You’ve gotta love a store where a sign
asking “Children, please attempt to
control your parents” hangs prominently
on one wall. The Klutz Store on College
Avenue, known for its creative books
and overall spirit of cheekiness, has won
the rock-paper-scissors game this year,
snagging Best Toy Store. Good thing, too,
since it’s chock-full of wacky ways to have
fun. This year’s top-selling book: Paper
Fashions, which gives aspiring clothing
designers their first crack at creating
couture for future Project Runways.
Plastic stencils of miniature pants, skirts,
#1 Town & Country Village.Palo Alto
P A L O A LT O LT O W E shoes, sweaters and more, patterned pa-
pers, decorative doodads and tiny metal
PA L O
hangers allow imaginations to run wild.
650-323-1555 Klutz is located somewhat off the beaten
path, but it’s not hard to find. Look for
www.scottsseafood.com BEST OF the metal rocket ship and flying saucer
2006 hovering over the colorful storefront.
Runners up included Cheeky Monkey and
Across from Stanford Diddam’s. 572 College Ave., Palo Alto;
We also serve a soup, salad
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner & sandwich lunch
7 days a week Free dessert with an entree
550 Waverley Street, Palo Alto (650) 326-8485/326-8668
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Best of Palo Alto 2006
Thank you for voting
the Mandarin Gourmet the best
Chinese Restaurant in 2006
Women’s Apparel Best Palo Alto Park Best Place to People
R E S T A U R A N T
J. Crew is too preppy for you; Gap is Palo Alto’s Mitchell Park offers nothing Watch
too immature. You want a look that says if not variety — residents can bring their A skateboarder with green hair and a tat- Classy Dining Experience & Fine Healthy Food
you either 1) raid your grandmother’s children to the playground (complete with tered leather jacket coasts by the giant
closet or 2) sew your own clothes. But sand box), get exercise on the multiple
unless you have the stamina to rum- tennis courts, or just enjoy the beautiful
egg at Lytton Plaza. Across the street, Delivery available • Curbside pick-up • Valet parking
an elderly couple holds hands in front
mage through endless thrift store racks, scenery. With its long, curving paths, of the Stanford Theatre, appreciating
420 Ramona, Palo Alto (between University & Lytton)
Anthropologie is the place for you. The vast lawns, and functioning dog kennel, the array of classic film posters. Two
ambient, soothing music will help you it’s no surprise it got runner up this year blocks up, a man with tinted glasses and 650-328-8898
wade past flowing skirts, tweed trousers for best place to walk to the dog. Most a tan ball cap plays guitar and sings. www.MandarinGourmet-PaloAlto.com
and knobby cardigans. So, toss on a tu- importantly, with enough square feet to And three excited teenage girls stroll by
nic and head to the unmistakable, burnt get lost in, it’s the rare park large enough the aspiring musician while discussing
sienna building on Alma Street to en- to avoid running into that neighbor you MySpace and Matthew McConaughey.
The Best of
hance your faux-vintage wardrobe. Your dislike. Foothill came in second. Middle- This is University Avenue — Palo Alto’s
secret’s safe with us. 999 Alma St., Palo field Rd. at East Meadow Drive, Palo Alto. vibrant nucleus of restaurants, shops and
Alto; (650) 322-0435. diverse passersby. It’s the best place
Best Place for a Parking in Palo Alto to people watch. When one
Out & about Ticket
Everyone who parks regularly in Down-
peers at the plethora of unique individu-
als, boredom is a world away. Stanford
town Palo Alto has a favorite dance for Shopping Center was voted the second
avoiding a parking ticket, twisting and best place to appreciate people-watch-
Best Late Night Hangout ing.University Avenue, Palo Alto.
Nightfall. Cars pass by slowly, engines leaping from street to street every two
humming, dragging a cool breeze in their hours. Do you favor the Ramona Rhumba,
wake. Segments of hyper-intellectual the Channing Cha-Cha, or the Cowper Best Place to Stargaze
vocabulary are vollied back and forth Cakewalk? Just make sure you stay a Pity poor Pluto. Defrocked of its plan-
inside coffee shops like so many Ping step (or a two-step) ahead of the fuzz. etary status last week, it now joins a
Pong balls, as Stanfordites cram for Another top spot for a parking ticket is new class of celestial bodies known as
their midterms. You are, of course, on the Stanford University campus — as- dwarf planets. Not that you could see
University Avenue. Throbbing music suming you can find a space at all. the orbital from Foothills Park anyway.
pulsates from a bar, forcing patrons to But bring your best scope this week and
shout their chit chat. An old-timey organ Best Place for a Date you might just spot dwarf planet Ceres
hums from the Stanford Theater, provid- Take a beautiful balcony with plush seats — the solar system’s biggest asteroid.
Also visible this week are Jupiter and the
ing the soundtrack to silent films from
a bygone era. As you pass by a giant
and grand chandeliers hanging overhead.
Dim the lights and bring on the Cary teapot of Saggitarius. Better find them Thank you
quickly, though, because the park closes
egg constructed from computer circuit
boards, it hits you: this isn’t like any
Grant or Ingrid Bergman. That’s the
timeless date setting of the Stanford shortly after sunset. (from May through for voting us
mid-August, its gates close at 9 p.m.).
other downtown. The runner up was Nola
Restaurant and Bar.
Theatre. You can even bring your own
candy, giving you the opportunity to Better yet, book an overnight camp site the best romantic
at Towle Camp and spend the night under
impress your date with your knowledge
of fine Belgian chocolates. Weekly read- the stars. Viewing the heavens from Sky- restaurant!
Best Neighborhood line Boulevard was second best. 3300
Bounded by Alma Street, Oregon Ex- ers also found the St. Michael’s Alley
restaurant an ideal romantic spot. 221 Page Mill Rd., Palo Alto; (650) 329-2423.
pressway, Highway 101 and Loma Verde
Avenue, the popular Midtown neighbor- University Ave., Palo Alto 94301; (650)
hood boasts two shopping centers, two 324-3700. Best Place for a
public schools, three parks, a neighbor- Playdate
hood association, an ice-skating rink, a Best Place to go for a With a whacky new sign out front,
Quaker meeting house and a Buddhist Run resembling a Dr. Seuss drawing under “The restaurant represents the
temple. Sure, the shopping is good in There probably isn’t a better vantage the influence, the historic Palo Alto best of West Coast bistro dining”
Midtown, but so is the housing. Stroll- point to see the breathtaking views of the Junior Museum & Zoo has for genera-
—Palo Alto Weekly,
ing along Midtown’s residential streets foothills than at the The Dish, so why go tions captivated young visitors and their
— and people do, with dog-walkers and anywhere else for your morning run? The families — decades before “playdate”
joggers a frequent sight — pedestrians trails at the Dish range from 3.5 miles to became a word, in fact. Today it remains LUNCH:Tues-Fri. 11:30 am-2pm
wander past an eclectic mix of housing: 5 miles, with all the inclines your current a strong magnet in today’s busier world, DINNER:Tues-Sat. 5:30-9:30 pm
new Mediterranean-style villas, Califor- physique can handle. And if running isn’t where even playtimes with friends must BRUNCH:Sat.-Sun 10am-2pm
nia ranch homes and half-century-old your thing (maybe you haven’t done it be scheduled in advance. With a new
Eichlers. And the neighborhood was in- since you were forced to run the mile in energy, the advisory board of the City of
strumental in pressuring the City Council ninth grade P.E.) joining the many walk- Palo Alto facility is looking at spinning off
to crack down on monster homes. What’s ers who frequent the Dish can be just as into a non-profit organization so it can
not to like? enjoyable. Page Mill Rd. at Junipero Serra more readily receive donations toward a
806 Emerson St,
Boulevard, Stanford. major expansion and renovation, a “pub-
lic-private partnership” venture. But the
Palo Alto 650.326.2530
Palo Alto Weekly • Wednesday, August 30, 2006 • Page 39
Best of Palo Alto 2006
Pretty much everything west of El
1st PLACE Camino Real between Sand Hill Road and
Stanford Avenue; (650) 723-2300
ART GALLERY COFFEEH OU S E
Best Place to Walk the
Best Solo Dining ... While a park may do it for your average
dog owner, those with the most tireless
canines (and the truest grit) need a little
- HOURS - more space — like a wildlife reserve.
The Baylands is the perfect place for
• Mon - Th: 7AM - 11PM that dog that just won’t stop jumping up
on your guests, barking at joggers and
• Fri: 7AM - 12AM yanking on the choke chain. The park of-
fers limitless land to explore. Give your
• Sat: 8AM - 12AM pooch an hour there, and he’ll be spent
— just make sure he doesn’t fall into a
• Sun: 8AM - 5PM slough. For the less frantic dogs, runner-
up Mitchell Park will suffice. At the east
end of Embarcadero Road.
Best Teen Thing To Do
With the instantly classic “Snakes On A
Plane” currently taking the multiplex by
storm, how could any other teen activity
possibly compete without landing some-
body in jail? Fortunately, the options for
Going to Movies are a bit more varied
with such venues as the Stanford The-
atre, Aquarius and CineArts available.
Still, nothing gets the juices flowing bet-
ter than a scary snake movie. Second
place? Hanging out downtown, natch.
Best W-Fi Hot Spot
It’s a surreal scene. Couples sit face-
World Cup team, Stanford University to-face, sipping Venezuelan coffee,
Continued from previous page
Campus attracts people from all walks but they’re not making eye contact.
A LT O
kids don’t care about that stuff. For of life, from all corners of the globe with They’re communicating, but they’re not
L them it’s a great place to see bobcats, its sprawling campus and state of the speaking. No, we’re not trapped inside
raccoons, snakes, tortoises, geese, art facilities. At 8,180 acres, Stanford a Simon & Garfunkel song, we’re at
bats and more snakes. They can par- boasts one the biggest university cam- Coupa Café, where the population of
TO ticipate in activities and check out the notebook computers just about equals
20 F puses in the country and is sure to awe
06 latest exhibits in a fun environment, the humans. Everyone is sending mes-
out-of-town friends. Start the visit on an sages, booking vacations or researching
with new games and recent playhouse impressive high note with a cruise down their latest paper, all courtesy of the
renovations. “Everything is so bright and the iconic Palm Drive, the mile-long, city’s hottest public Wi-Fi hot spot. It
interesting! It’s nice to have somewhere palm-tree lined entrance that also con- still seems surreal. Hmmmm . . . maybe
to go to do activities besides the park,” nects the campus to Palo Alto. The drive it was that Mayan hot chocolate? Even
a parent of a 3-year-old said of recent leads up to the Oval, a favorite spot though it’s not free wireless, Starbucks’
upgrades. 1451 Middlefield Rd., (650) for volleyball matches and picnics, and Wi-Fi took second. 538 Ramona St., Palo
329-2111. Memorial Church, where about 7,500 Alto; (650) 322-6872.
couples have exchanged vows since
LT O W E
Best Place to Take Out 1903. Another major point of interest is A
PA L O
the Cantor Center for Visual Arts (runner
of Towners up), home to the largest collection of
From the world’s great intellectuals to Auguste Rodin sculptures outside the BEST OF
art enthusiasts to the 1994 Brazilian Musée Rodin in Paris. 2006
This year’s raffle winners
PA L O
Al Kirkland, Menlo Park — Hobee’s Gift Certifitcate $25
Patrick Moran, Palo Alto — Hobee’s gift certificate $25
BEST OF Evelyn Goodrich, Palo Alto — Hobee’s gift certificate $25
2006 Lori Heathon, Palo Alto — Theatreworks tickets
Anna Naimark, Palo Alto — Theatreworks tickets
Eric Martin — Theatreworks tickets
Rachel Zeldin, Los Altos — Theatreworks tickets
Rebecca Mankey, Palo Alto —Pizz’a Chicago coupon $10
Wayne Chan — Pizz’a Chicago coupon $10
Larry Garlick, Palo Alto — Pizz’a Chicago coupon $10
Marcus Cole, Palo Alto — Pizz’a Chicago coupon $10
Melissa Powers, Palo Alto — Michaela’s gift certificate, $50
Nelle Molitor, Palo Alto — Nola’s gift certificate
Laurie Campbell, Palo Alto — Lunch for two Palo Alto Creamery
Jessica Matsumori, Palo Alto — Lunch for two Palo Alto Creamery
Thank you Palo Alto Weekly Cindy Newton, Menlo Park — Six Flags passes for two
Kelly Starnes, Palo Alto — Six Flags passes for two
readers for voting us the Greg Crider, Palo Alto — Six Flags passes for two
Micheal Korbholz, Palo Alto — Six Flags passes for two
Best Indian Restaurant Elio Hernandez, Palo Alto — Six Flags passes for two
Dale Riddle, Mtn. View — Six Flags passes for two
Rachel Zeldin, Los Altos — Entrée and beverage at CPK
Wayne Smith, Palo Alto — Entrée and beverage at CPK
Largest Indian Buffet in Ian Spiro, Mountain View — Entrée and beverage at CPK
Diane Bailey, Redwood City — Entrée and beverage at CPK
Downtown Palo Alto Tara Fawcett, Palo Alto — Palo Alto Bicycle gift bag
Philip Fialer, Palo Alto — Music@Menlo CD
Take-out & Catering Available James Vongampai, Sunnyvale — Music@Menlo CD
Judy Sweeney, Mountain View — Music@Menlo CD
129 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto Faith Hastings, Palo Alto — Music@Menlo CD
650-321-6688 • www.darbarcuisine.com All winners were drawn at random from ballot entries in this year’s online readers poll at www.PaloAltoOnline.com.
open 7 days
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Best of Palo Alto 2006 IZZY’S BROOKLYN BAGELS
Voted Best Bagels in Palo Alto!
That our bagels are the best isn’t news to our loyal
In fact, it’s to our customers that we owe the honor of
taking top place in the Palo Alto Weekly’s “The Best of
It’s an honor that we intend to deserve every single
But we’re about a lot more than bagels.
So come for the bagels but check out our
cream cheese spreads, deli salads,
pizza, and pastries—all
kosher, all delicious!
coupon for a
Izzy’s Brooklyn Bagels
Buy 1 Dozen Bagels
Offer valid 9/1/2006-9/30/2006
IZZY’S BROOKLYN BAGELS
• Palo Alto: 477 California Ave.,
• San Francisco: 151 Townsend St.,
Some of this year’s winners sent representatives to our photo shoot outside the Stanford Theatre (l-r, back
row): Sabena Puri of Junnoon, Bruce Cancilla of Whole Foods, Kelly Nelson of Four Seasons, Mark Thomas
of Macy’s, Gary Schoen of Rick’s Ice Cream, Edward Fike of Hobee’s, (front row) Catherine De Los Santos
of Darshana Yoga, Klara Turner of Los Salonez, Israel Zehavi of Diamonds of Palo Alto, Farah Aalami of
Charleston Cleaners, Georgie Gleim of Gleim the Jeweler, Juan Vargas of Hobee’s and Richard Wylie of REI.
City of Palo Alto
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T H E T W E N T Y- F I R S T A N N U A L
PA L O A LT O W E E K LY
ADULT/YOUNG ADULT FOR ADULTS:
Tom Parker, Award winning novelist and $500 Cash - FIRST PLACE
short story writer, UC Extension and $300 Cash - SECOND PLACE
Foothill College Instructor and former $200 Cash - THIRD PLACE
FOR YOUNG ADULT/CHILDREN/TEEN:
Ellen Sussman, Writer, writing teacher
$100 Gift Certificate - FIRST PLACE
at UC Berkeley Extension & private
$75 Gift Certificate - SECOND PLACE
classes, Author of “On A Night Like This”
$50 Gift Certificate - THIRD PLACE
Warner Books, 2004
Certificates are from co-sponsoring
Mike Nagler, Writing Instructor at Cañada
College, Short Story Anthologist
Kepler’s (*ages 15-17)
CHILDREN/TEEN Bell’s Books (*ages 12-14)
Katy Obringer, Former supervisor of Linden Tree (*ages 9-11)
Palo Alto Children’s Library *age as of entry deadline
Caryn Huberman Yacowitz, Playwright
and Children’s book author ENTRY DEADLINE:
Nancy Etchemendy, Children and Adult’s All Writers:
September 29, 2006 • 5:30 p.m.
All first place winners and their stories in each category will be published in the Palo Alto Weekly in December 2006.
All winning stories will be published online at www.PaloAltoOnline.com
1. The contest is open to anyone who lives, works or attends school full-time in Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton,
Stanford, Portola Valley, Woodside, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and East Palo Alto.
2. Limit of one entry per person.
3. Stories must be typed, double-spaced. Maximum 2,500 words. Longer stories will be disqualified.
4. $15 entry fee, along with hard copy, for all ADULT stories. Make checks payable to “Palo Alto Weekly.”
No entry fee for YOUNG WRITERS under 18.
5. Entries may not have been previously published.
6. Signed entry form must accompany story. Author’s name should NOT appear anywhere on pages of story.
7. All winners are required to email their story to the Palo Alto Weekly in a Microsoft Word Document as an
Mail manuscripts to: Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest,
P.O. Box 1610, Palo Alto, CA 94302 or deliver to 703 High Street, Palo Alto
Questions: email Rachel Palmer at email@example.com
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Palo Alto Weekly reserves first publishing and online rights to
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employees and their relatives and freelancers are not eligible
to enter. Stories cannot be returned.
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We can haul trash, debris & all home by Debra Robinson Belmont, 2 BR/2 BA - $1990/month NEAR STANFORD/PAGE MILL
Able Handyman Fred recycleables for compost. Art Painting & Decorating
(650)941-5073 (650) 320-8500
Complete home repairs, EPA: 1BR/1BA
maintenance, remod., prof.
Construction materials Com. & Res. Certified Home Organizer
Large unit w/walk-in closets, all appli-
donated to local charities. Exterior * Interior Small drawers to a complete home.
painting, carpentry, plumbing, Prepare for the holidays or Special ances, carpets, drapes, balcony, free Woodside, Studio - $1500
Taping & Texturing
elect. & custom design Feel good about recycling your trash. Exp’d * Refs events. Cendy (650)465-7690 cable. West of 101, Tradewinds Apts.,
1609 Woodland Ave. From $795 mo. Woodside, Studio BR/1 BA - $1,200.00
cabinets. 7 days. (650)776-9208 or (408)829-9357 Free Estimates
Avail. now. Gerry, 650/325-7419.
650.529.1662 • 483.4227 (650)771-3400 * (408)727-1308 783 Plumbing
Affordable Handyman Services Commercial, Residential, Garage, LA: 3BR/2BA Condo 803 Duplex
Basement & Yard. Clean-up. Fair prices. Source 1 Plumbing & Water Walk to town. 3 decks, DR. $1950 mo.
Landscape and Maintenance, Clean-ups,
(650)361-8773 Systems, Inc. Agent, 408/773-0717. www.wakprop- MP: 2BR/1BA
Tree Care, Concrete Works, Any Demo,
Window Install, Exterior Painting Call
J&G Hauling Service BILL WARD Chloramine, Hardness, Iron, Sulfur
Removal; Well Services-Drilling,
mgmt.com Darling unit, hardwood flrs., frplc.
$1800 mo. 89 Amherst. Agent,
Al Trujillo Handyman Service
Int./Ext. Painting, Kit./BA Improv., Dry
Misc junk, office and appliances,
garage/storage, etc. and clean-ups. Old
furniture, refrigerators and freezers.
Family Owned Since 1959
Pumps, Water Treatment.
Lic #828454 (650)366-8844 Mountain View, 1 BR/1 BA - $950/month
Redwood City, 4 BR/3 BA - $775000
Rot, Flooring Install, Homes & Apt. Free Estimates (650)368-8810 Free Estimates Mountain View, 1 BR/1 BA - $1335 per
Repairs, Auto Sprinkler, Landscapes, Very Reasonable Plumbing
Fences. 20yrs. Lic. #58556
851-3209 Drains Cleaned, Repairs & Installation. Mountain View, 1BR/1BA - $1295/mont 805 Homes for Rent
Lic #264803 • Insured 20 years exp. Very fast & efficient serv-
ice. Call Jimmy, 968-7187 Mountain View, 1BR/1BA - $1350/MONT Ath: West, 5BR/4.5BA
Pool, patio, out door kitchen,
$6900/mo. Short term rental, 6
Interior Painting Mountain View, 2 BR/1 BA - months, month-month after. Please call
Residential Commercial Removal/Prep * Since 1982 $1735/mont
FREE ESTIMATE Lic. #757074 * 650-593-1703
(650) 570-5274 Mountain View, 2 BR/2 BA - 1795/mont Atherton: 3+BR/3BA
CAPPS Pressure Washing
cell: (650) 465-9163 3500 sf. Pool, guesthouse, best
Handy “Ed” Man
Larry’s Handyman Service
Deck Refinishing/Sanding * Patios
* Moss/Algae * Flagstone *
* Free Demonstrations & Estimates
MV-PA Vicinity: Studio & 1BR
Two locations. Flex rent. Prof. resi-
dence. Unique features. Studios
schools. $7000 mo., incl. utils, garden-
Various repairs & installations. $900-1100 & 1BR’s $1100-1350 Call
Call 888- 8-CAPPS-8
Bathroom & Kitchen plumbing. Interior & Exterior www.cappspressurewash.com 650/969-1190 or MMhousing@aol.com
Electrical, door & window screens, gut- Lowest Price Hauling Service Great Refs & Low Rates
ters, blinds, lock sets & much more. Gardening and Tree Service. Concrete,
Quality work (650)856-0831 Palo Alto Demo, Fences. Peter, 650/518-0567 Lic. 52643 (650) 575-2022 MV: 1BR/1BA
$925 mo. Located in downtown MV.
Carlson Pressure Washing Pool, laundry, covered parking. Please WILBUR PROPERTIES
FARIAS PAINTING • Moss and Mildew Removal call 650-279-7208 for more information. Property Management
Interior/Exterior. Avail. 24/7. • Plant Conscious and
25 Yrs. h.(650)814-1910 • No Chemicals Free estimates MV: 3BR & 2BR Real Estate Sales
c.(650)248-6911 Incredible 10 years experience Townhouse-type. Carpets, drapes, pvt.
patio, laundry facil. Attractive 14 unit
Results (650) 322-5030 complex near park and transp. Easy St. Commercial
Family Owned Since 1978 “Service Beyond Expectations” $1950 mo. Also 2BR/1BA w/sun deck,
Gary Rossi PAINTING $1450. 650/964-1207 Over 75 Years of Service
New Homes • Custom Room Licensed (#559953) and Bonded.
Free Estimates. Wall Paper 789 Plaster/Stucco Call or email for free consultation
Additions • Remodeling Removal. Stucco repair, cracks, & patchin 1 car gar. Avail. now. $2100 mo., incl.
Residential & Commercial Foundation vents replaced & patched. (650) 847-4347
Quality & Customer Care Winner Rates!!! 650-345-4245 Interior plaster repair. Texture matching.
gardener, water/garb. $2000 security
dep. N/P. 650/964-6408 ask for Mary. www.cbcwilburproperties.com
Financing Available • Design Build 35 years. Small jobs only.
Glen Hodges Painting 650.248.4205
Accent on Quality Work PA: 1BR East Palo Alto, 3 BR/1 BA - $1950/mon
Licensed & Bonded Lic. #351738. 650/322-8325 Elegant 1BR in dramatic 1930s building
Call for your FREE estimate! 790 Roofing downtown. Superior amenities. $2000 East Palo Alto, 3 BR/1 BA
H.D.A. Painting & Drywall mo. 650/326-4650 Fireplace, hardwood floors, gas stove,
We take pride in our work! Exterior/Interior Painting. Complete Al Peterson Roofing kitchen skylight, W/D on laundry porch,
Drywall Service. since 1946 garage. Large lot, trees, garden space.
Residential/Commercial. 12 years exp. specializing in Yard service included, or rent discount.
$1,450 mo. Upstairs/End unit with
Cell: (650) 281-4021 Phone: (650) 312-1546 Lic. #37770 Good Refs. Call any time,
• repairs • reroofing patio. Pool, laundry, covered parking. Cats welcome. Lease: $1950/mon
Fax: ;(650) 312-8671 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org • roof/gutter
For more info call 650-796-7096.
East Palo Alto, 4 BR/2.5 BA - $
Italian Painter is Back!
1175 Chess Dr., Unit A, Foster City, CA 20 years experience and maintenance PA: 1BR/1BA condo 2800/mo
Can work immediately! Bright. FP, patio, pool. N/S/P $1250.
Lic. No. 353602 Call Domenico (650)575-9032 493-9177 (650)965-2930. East Palo Alto, 4 BR/3 BA - $3600/m0
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$2150000. 8158157/5668038 850 Acreage/Lots/
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incl. NS/NP. $1400
for contact MP: 1BR
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information Spacious 1BR house nr Stanford. 660
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ture perfect views. Streams and oaks.
$3398888; 8158157/5668038 Ideal for horses, country getaway, or to
buy and hold. Financing. Call owner 1-
PA: 2BR/2BA Palo Alto, Studio - $900/mo 888-821-5253. (Cal-SCAN)
Redwood City, 3 BR/2 BA - $948K
Beautifully newly remod. home on
College Terrace cul-de-sac. Stroll to Palo Alto, Studio - $1100/Mont Architect Specialized-Fine Home -
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or cottage in exchange for gardening,
tree care, house sitting &/or pet care.
Resume, Bio & refs issued upon
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feeds the Rainbow Trout Creek which
borders the entire back boundary. One
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ATION OF THE NATURE OF THE tions, however, the personal representa- 2. The name, address, and telephone
PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, tive will be required to give notice to AVISO: Las ordenes de restriccion number of petitioner’s attorney, or the
YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAW- interested persons unless they have que figuran en la pagina valen para petitioner without an attorney, are: (El
YER. A public auction sale to the high- waived notice or consented to the pro- ambos conyuges o pareja de hecho has- nombre, direccion y el numero de tele-
est bidder for cash, cashier's check posed action). The independent admin- ta que se despida la peticion, se emita fono del abogado del solicitante, o del
drawn on a state or national bank, istration authority will be granted un- un fallo o la corte de otras ordenes. solicitante si no tiene abogado son):
check drawn by state or federal credit less an interested person files an objec- Cualquier autoridad de la ley que haya DAWN M. WARD, SBN 146299, 825
union, or a check drawn by a state or tion to the petition and shows good recibido o visto una copia de estas or- OAK GROVE AVENUE, SUITE
business as, Scrapart.com, 31638 Latham St. federal savings and loan association, or cause why the court should not grant denes puede hacerlas acatar en cualqui- D202, MENLO PARK, CA 94025
ALL ABOUT’S CONSTRUCTION & #5, Mountain View, CA 94041: savings association, or savings bank the authority. er lugar de California. 650-473-0227
CONTRACTING PATRICIA LEGH ANCTIL-HAMILTON specified in Section 5102 to the Finan- A HEARING on the petition will be
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS 1638 Latham St. #5 cial code and authorized to do business held on September 18, 2006 at 9:00 1. The name and address of the court Date (Fecha): November 29, 2005
NAME STATEMENT Mountain View, CA 94041 in this state, will be held by duly ap- a.m. in Dept. 15 of the Superior Court are: (El nombre y direccion de las corte
File No. 481787 This business is being conducted by an in-
The following individual(s) is (are) doing pointed trustee. The sale will be made, of California, Santa Clara County, lo- son) SUPERIOR COURT OF CALI- Clerk, by (Secretario, por):
business as, All About’s Construction & Con- Registrant has not yet begun to transact but without covenant or warranty, ex- cated at 191 N. First St., San Jose, CA, FORNIA, COUNTY OF SANTA
tructing, 5712 Arapaho Dr., San Jose, CA business under the fictitious business name(s) pressed or implied, regarding title, pos- 95113. CLARA, 170 PARK CENTER PLA- L. MARTINEZ Deputy (Asistente)
95123: listed herein. session, or encumbrances, to pay the re- IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of ZA, SAN JOSE, CA 95113
SEAN LARSON This statement was filed with the County maining principal sum of the note(s) se- the petition, you should appear at the (Weekly August 30, Sept. 1, 6, 8, 2006)
5712 Arapaho Dr. Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on July cured by the Deed of Trust, with inter- hearing and state your objections or file
San Jose, CA 95123 25, 2006.
ROBERT BENSON est and late charges thereon, as provid- written objections with the court before
(PAW August 23, 30, September 6, 13, 2006)
3293 South Court ed in the note(s), advances, under the the hearing. Your appearance may be in
Palo Alto, CA 94306 terms of the Deed of Trust, interest person or by your attorney. NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING
This business is being conducted by a gen-
thereon, fees, charges and expenses of IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a of the Palo Alto
the Trustee for the total amount (at the contingent creditor of the deceased, you
Registrant has not yet begun to transact NAME STATEMENT time of the initial publication of the must file your claim with the court and
Planning & Transportation
business under the fictitious business name(s) File No. 482028
listed herein. The following individual(s) is (are) doing Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to mail a copy to the personal representa- Commission
This statement was filed with the County business as, Tektro USA, 938 Clark Ave. #54, be set forth below. The amount may be tive appointed by the court within four
Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on Au- Mountain View, CA 94040: greater on the day of sale. BENEFI- months from the date of first issuance Please be advised the Planning and Transportation Commission
gust 8, 2006. BALANCE INTERNATIONAL CIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS of letters as provided in Probate Code
(PAW August 16, 23, 30, September 6, 2006) MARKETING, INC. shall conduct a regular meeting at 7:00 PM, Wednesday,
THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. section 9100. The time for filing claims
California Trustor(s): SIAOSI EKE, A SINGLE will not expire before four months from
September 13, 2006 in the Civic Center, Council Chambers,
BMJ CONSTRUCTION This business is being conducted by a cor-
MAN AND MAIKA OLIE, A SINGLE the hearing date noticed above. 1st Floor, 250 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto, California. Any
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS poration.
Registrant has not yet begun to transact MAN, AS JOINT TENANTS Record- YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept interested persons may appear and be heard on these items.
File No. 481299 business under the fictitious business name(s) ed: 9/7/2005 as Instrument No. 2005- by the court. If you are a person inter-
The following individual(s) is (are) doing listed herein. 155033 in book -, page - of Official Re- ested in the estate, you may file with All correspondence relating to any of the agenda items below or
business as, BMJ Construction, 3513 Olsen This statement was filed with the County
Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on Au-
cords in the office of the Recorder of the court a Request for Special Notice non-agenda items, which were not received by the 2:00 PM
Dr., San Jose, CA 95117:
BERNARDO MADUENO JR. gust 14, 2006.
SANTA CLARA County, California; (form DE-154) of the filing of an in- deadline for inclusion into Commission packets on the Friday
(PAW August 23, 30, September 6, 13, 2006) Date of Sale: 9/12/2006 at 11:00:00 ventory and appraisal of estate assets or preceding the meeting date, need to be received before 5:00 PM
3513 Olsen Dr.
AM Place of Sale: AT THE NORTH of any petition or account as provided
San Jose, CA 95117
THIRD EYE CONSULTING MARKET STREET ENTRANCE TO in Probate Code section 1250. A Re- on the date of the meeting for distribution to staff and
This business is being conducted by an in-
dividual. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 190 quest for Special Notice form is availa- Commission members.
Registrant has not yet begun to transact NAME STATEMENT NORTH MARKET STREET, SAN ble from the court clerk.
business under the fictitious business name(s) File No. 482025 JOSE, CALIFORNIA Amount of un- Attorney for Petitioner: Interested persons may appear and be heard. Staff reports for
The following individual(s) is (are) doing
This statement was filed with the County business as, Third Eye Consulting, 1200 Har- paid balance and other charges: /s/ John P. Breckenridge, Esq. agendized items are available via the City’s main website at
Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on July riet St., Palo Alto, CA 94301: $737,766.04 The purported property 2901 Moorpark Ave., #175, www.cityofpaloalto.org under Agendas/Minutes/Reports and
28, 2006. ROOPA MANGALMURTI MCNEALIS address is: 1111 SAGE ST E PALO San Jose, CA 95128 also at the Planning Division Front Desk, 5th Floor, City Hall, after
1200 Harriet St. ALTO, CA 94303 Assessors Parcel No. 408-243-3242
(PAW August 16, 23, 30, September 6, 2006)
Palo Alto, CA 94301 2:00 PM on the Friday preceding the meeting date. Copies will
063-401-350-2 The undersigned Trust- (PAW August 25, 30, September 1,
ENGRAVE TECH This business is being conducted by an in- ee disclaims any liability for any incor- 2006) be made available at the Development Center should City Hall be
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS dividual.
rectness of the property address or oth- closed on the 9/80 Friday.
NAME STATEMENT Registrant has not yet begun to transact
File No. 481942 business under the fictitious business name(s) er common designation, if any, shown
The following individual(s) is (are) doing listed herein. herein. If no street address or other SUMMONS (Family Law) NEW BUSINESS
business as, Engrave Tech, 13250 Franklin This statement was filed with the County common designation is shown, direc- (Citacion Judicial)
Ave., Mountain View, CA 94040: Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on Au- tions to the location of the property
gust 14, 2006. Case Number: 105FL130371 Public Hearings:
YOI CHO FOK may be obtained by sending a written
13250 Franklin Ave. (PAW August 23, 30, September 6, 13, 2006) (Numero del Caso)
request to the beneficiary within 10
Mountain View, CA 94040
WOMBMATES days of the date of first publication of NOTICE TO RESPONDENT (Aviso al
This business is being conducted by an in-
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is un- 1. 705 & 711 Cowper Street [06PLN-00102]*:
dividual. respondedor): JOHN PATRICK aka Request by Steve Pierce on behalf of John
Registrant began transacting business un- NAME STATEMENT able to convey title for any reason, the SEAN KING
der the fictitious business name(s) listed File No. 481057 successful bidder's sole and exclusive YOU ARE BEING SUED (Lo estan Woodworth to subdivide two formerly merged parcels
herein on July 14, 1997. The following individual(s) is (are) doing remedy shall be the return of monies demandando). Petitioner’s name is at 705 & 711 Cowper Street. The project consists of
business as Wombmates, 21230 Homestead
This statement was filed with the County
Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on Au- Rd. #14, Cupertino, CA 95014: paid to the Trustee, and the successful (Nombre del solicitante): ANISA P. subdividing a single 16,507 square foot parcel back to
gust 11, 2006. DIANE MULLIGAN bidder shall have no further recourse. KING the two original parcels, one at 7,503 square feet and
(PAW August 23, 30, September 6, 13, 2006) 21230 Homestead Rd. #14 Date: 8/23/2006 Quality Loan Service one at 9,004 square feet. Exceptions to lot design
Cupertino. CA 95014 Corp. 319 Elm Street, 2nd Floor San
You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS af- would be required to allow a lot area of 7,500 square
MACH 1 Diego, CA 92101 619-645-7711 For
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS 21230 Homestead Rd. #14 NON SALE information only Sale
ter this Summons & Petition are served feet at 705 Cowper Street where 8,500 square feet
NAME STATEMENT Cupertino. CA 95014 on you to file a Response (form FL-120 would normally be the minimum lot area, and site
Line: 714-259-7850 or Login to: or Fl-123) at the court and have a copy
File No. 481063 THOMAS STAFFORD
834 Douglas St. www.fnasap.com Reinstatement Line: served on the petitioner. A letter or a widths of 50-feet for 705 Cowper Street and 60-feet
The following individual(s) is (are) doing
business as, Mach 1, 2290 Walsh Ave., Santa Redwood City, CA 94063 (619) 645-7711 ext 400 Erik Donzella, phone call will not protect you. for 711 Cowper Street, where a 75-foot lot width
Clara, CA 95050: This business is being conducted by a If you have previously been discharged If you do not file your Response on would normally be required. Environmental
MACH 1 ENTERPRISES INC. general partnership.
Registrant began transacting business
through bankruptcy, you may have time, the court may make orders af- Assessment: An Initial Study has been completed and
This business is being conducted by a cor- under the fictitious business name or names
been released of personal liability for fecting your marriage or domestic part- a Negative Declaration has been prepared in
listed here on May 1996. this loan in which case this letter is in- nership, your property and custody of accordance with California Environmental Quality Act
tended to exercise the note holder's
Registrant began transacting business un- This statement was filed with the County
Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on July rights against the real property only.
you children. You may be ordered to (CEQA) requirements. Zoning District: RM-30.
der the fictitious business name(s) listed pay support and attorney fees and costs.
herein on 7-29-2006. 24, 2006. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the
This statement was filed with the County (PAW August 9, 16, 23, 30, 2006) PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A clerk for a fee waver form.
Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on July DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING If you want legal advice, contact a 2. 1525 Arastradero Road [06PLN-00045]*:
(PAW August 9, 16, 23, 30, 2006) 997 Other Legals TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF lawyer immediately. You can get infor- Request by the City of Palo Alto for a Comprehensive
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE
OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF mation about finding lawyers at the Plan Amendment and Rezoning of a 13.27-acre parcel
PALO ALTO HEALTHCARE OF NAME THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION California Courts Online Self-Help located within the Arastradero Open Space Preserve
INTERNATIONAL, INC. SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/self- from Open Space/Controlled Development to Publicly
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS CALIFORNIA THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR
NAME STATEMENT FOR THE COUNTY OF SANTA CLARA WILL BE USED FOR THAT PUR-
help), at the California Legal Services Owned Conservation Land and from an Open Space
Web site (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), zone designation to a Public Facility zone designation.
File No. 481087 No. 106CV069426 POSE. As required by law, you are or by contacting your local county bar
The following individual(s) is (are) doing TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: hereby notified that a negative credit association. Environmental Assessment: An Initial Study has been
business as, Palo Alto Healthcare Internation-
al, Inc., 3790 El Camino Real, Suite 349, Palo
Petitioner WEI and YEE-PING CHING report reflecting on your credit record completed and a Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration
Alto, CA 94306:
filed a petition with this court for a de- may be submitted to a credit report Tiene 30 dias corridos despues de has been prepared in accordance with California
PALO ALTO HEALTHCARE cree changing names as follows: agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) requirements. Zone
haber recibido la entrega legal de esta
PATRICK SEAN CHING to ERIC
CA PATRICK CHING.
your credit obligations. ASAP# 785785 Citacion y Peticion pare presentar una District: OS.
08/23/2006, 08/30/2006, 09/06/2006 Respuesta (formulario FL-120 o FL-
This business is being conducted by a cor- THE COURT ORDERS that all per-
poration. 123) ante la corte y efectuar la entraga
sons interested in this matter shall ap-
Registrant began transacting business un- NOTICE OF PETITION TO legal de una copia al solicitante. Una *Quasi-Judicial Items Subject to Council’s Disclosure Policy
pear before this court at the hearing in-
der the fictitious business name(s) listed ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: carta o llamada telefonica no basta para
herein on 4-29-1996. dicated below to show cause, if any,
BERTHA L. ANDREWS protegerlo.
This statement was filed with the County why the petition for change of name
1-06-PR-159888 Si no presenta su Respuesta a tiempo, APPROVAL OF MINUTES: None.
Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on July should not be granted.
24, 2006. To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, la corte puede dar ordenes que afecten
NOTICE OF HEARING: October 10, NEXT MEETING: Regular Meeting of September 27, 2006.
(PAW August 23, 30, September 6, 13, 2006) contingent creditors and persons who su matrimonio o pareja de echo, sus bi-
2006, 8:45 a.m., Dept. 15, Superior
may otherwise be interested in the will enes y la custodia de sus hijos. La corte
Court of California, County of Santa
PRESIDENT BARBER SHOP
Clara, 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA
or estate, or both, of BERTHA L. AN- tambien le puede ordernar que pague Questions. If interested parties have any questions regarding the
NAME STATEMENT 95113.
DREWS. manutencion, y honorarios y costos le- above applications, please contact the Planning Division at (650)
A PETITION FOR PROBATE has gales, Sino puede pagar la cuota de pre- 329-2441. The files relating to these items are available for in-
File No. 481301 A copy of this ORDER TO SHOW
been filed by: BRUCE L. ANDREWS sentacion pida al secretario un formu-
The following individual(s) is (are) doing CAUSE shall be published at least once
and PHYLLIS R. ANDREWS in the lario de exencion de cuotas. spection weekdays between the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
business as, President Barber Shop, 490 Uni-
versity Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301:
each week for four successive weeks
Superior Court of California, County of Si desea obtener asesoramiento legal, Audio tapes are available at 329-2440 and video tapes of meet-
prior to the date set for hearing on the
SANTA CLARA. pongase en contacto de inmediato con ings are available with the City Clerk’s at 329-2571. This public
1454 Husted Ave. petition in the following newspaper of meeting is televised live on Government Access Channel 26.
THE PETITION FOR PROBATE un abogado. Puede obtener informacion
San Jose, CA 95125 general circulation, printed in this
requests that BRUCE L. ANDREWS para encontrar a un abogado en el Cen-
RICHARD REYES county: PALO ALTO WEEKLY.
2605 Glenview Drive and PHYLLIS R. ANDREWS be ap- tro de Ayuda de las Cortes de Califor-
Date: August 16, 2006
Hollister, CA 95023 /s/ Eugene M. Hyman
pointed as personal representative to nia (www.sucorte.ca.gov), en el sitio ADA. Persons with disabilities who require auxiliary aids or serv-
This business is being conducted by a gen- administer the estate of the decedent. Web de los Servicios Legales de Cali- ices in using City facilities, services, or programs or who would
JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT
eral partnership. THE PETITION requests the dece- fonia (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org) o
Registrant has not yet begun to transact (PAW August 23, 30, September6, 13,
dent’s will and codicils, if any, be ad- poiendose en contacto con el colegio de like information on the City’s compliance with the Americans with
business under the fictitious business name(s) 2006)
mitted to probate. The will and any co- abogados de su condado. Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, may contact (650) 329-2550
dicils are available for examination in (voice) or (650) 328-1199 (TDD). Sign language interpreters will
This statement was filed with the County
Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on July NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS # the file kept by the court. NOTICE: The restraining orders on be provided upon request with 72 hours in advance notice.
28, 2006. CA-06-59246-DD Loan # 0014503940 THE PETITION requests authority page 2 are effective against both spous-
(PAW August 16, 23, 30, September 6, 2006) YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A to administer the estate under the Inde- es or domestic partners until the peti-
DEED OF TRUST DATED 8/22/2005. pendent Administration of Estates Act. tion is dismissed, a judgment is entered,
SCRAPART.COM UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO (This authority will allow the personal or the court makes further orders. There
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS ***
PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT representative to take many actions orders are enforceable anywhere in Cal-
NAME STATEMENT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC
File No. 481145 without obtaining court approval. Be- ifornia by any enforcement officer who Steve Emslie, Planning Director
The following individual(s) is (are) doing SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLAN- fore taking certain very important ac- has received or seen a copy of them.
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