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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New bill would ban smoking pot while driving

A California State Senate bill introduced Thursday would outlaw driving while under the influence of marijuana in response...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by stretch, on Jan 4, 2017 at 5:48 pm | 12 comments | 4528 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Vehicle dwelling: Harmless or nuisance?

Vickie Boone sipped her beverage slowly outside Peet's Coffee & Tea on Charleston Road, recalling the day two years ago when...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Values a, on Jan 4, 2017 at 4:06 pm | 115 comments | 25092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: 'Being a Teen in the Valley' panel

Local teenagers will share what it's like to grow up in Silicon Valley at a panel discussion this Wednesday, Jan. 4, hosted...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2017
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jan 4, 2017 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 4813 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weather service: Expect weather-related disruptions

The entire Bay Area could see disruptions from the weather Wednesday morning, with rain continuing from Tuesday night, according...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Sylvia, on Jan 4, 2017 at 10:59 am | 1 comment | 3826 Views

SPORTS

2016 all-league football teams

==B ALL-PAL BAY DIVISION== ==B Offensive Player of the Year: ==Aajon Johnson (Menlo-Atherton) ==B Defensive Player of...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by old school SCVAL, on Jan 4, 2017 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 1594 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board urges basic 'blocking and tackling' as first step toward special-ed reform

Palo Alto school board members urged district staff Tuesday morning to seek concrete, specific data on how well the district...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by 504 SOS, on Jan 4, 2017 at 1:48 am | 13 comments | 3019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remembering those who left legacies

As the Weekly reflects back on 2016, we remember a few of the leaders we lost in 2016 who left an indelible impression on...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 3, 2017 at 10:55 pm | 11 comments | 8593 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Atherton no longer is the most expensive, Forbes says

After three years of sitting at the top of the Forbes priciest American residential real estate list, as of this December...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2017
Last comment by Silicon Valley Resident, on Jan 3, 2017 at 7:09 pm | 1 comment | 2296 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hetch Hetchy water supply temporarily turns off

Starting Thursday, Dec. 29, Palo Alto residents will receive water from two Peninsula surface reservoirs rather than from...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2016
Last comment by What IS in the Water?, on Jan 3, 2017 at 1:45 pm | 3 comments | 3180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Major renovation planned for Avenidas senior center

Avenidas Senior Center unveiled plans for a modern, technologically advanced senior center Wednesday that would include amenities...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Developers rule, on Jan 3, 2017 at 11:35 am | 6 comments | 4964 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In parting shot, planning commissioner slams council

For the past two years, Kate Downing has been one of Palo Alto's most passionate advocates for building more affordable housing....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jan 3, 2017 at 11:08 am | 337 comments | 35437 Views

SPORTS

Things not going well for Stanford men's basketball

==BI Cardinal corner == No. 18 Arizona came, saw and conquered, handing the Stanford men's basketball team its fifth loss...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 3, 2017 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 1998 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Officers cleared in shooting of EPA youth

Officers who shot and killed a 16-year-old East Palo Alto boy while investigating an earlier robbery and shooting in December...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by Aaron Beitch, on Jan 2, 2017 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 925 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Takeaways of 2016

Looking back on the past 12 months, we've highlighted the top 16 takeaways of 2016, from the most inspiring moment to the...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2016
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jan 2, 2017 at 8:56 pm | 8 comments | 8544 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football brings home Sun Bowl championship trophy

Solomon Thomas sacked Tar Heel quarterback Mitch Trubisky on a two-point conversion attempt with 25 seconds left and the...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by So Far, So Good, on Jan 2, 2017 at 4:12 pm | 10 comments | 2259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing Authority votes to acquire Buena Vista

Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents received a hopeful pre-holiday present from the county Housing Authority on Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Oldster, on Jan 1, 2017 at 7:02 pm | 94 comments | 8911 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Court rejects approval of Buena Vista closure

The Palo Alto City Council abdicated its duty when it approved relocation payments for Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by Just a resident, on Jan 1, 2017 at 11:24 am | 23 comments | 8400 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars smash vehicle into Apple Store in Palo Alto

A burglary ring crashed through the front glass windows of the downtown Palo Alto Apple Store early Sunday morning by driving...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Dan, on Dec 31, 2016 at 6:34 pm | 17 comments | 18798 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Anatolian Kitchen gets TV chef; a look at Vina Enoteca

In this week's Shop Talk column, Daryl Savage takes a closer look at new Italian restaurant Vina Enoteca, and talks to the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Rocco Sordella, on Dec 31, 2016 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 2520 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's year of resurgence

The donkey is dead. Long live the donkey. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/12/30/palo-altos-year-of-resurgence...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Dec 31, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 2360 Views
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