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Creek neared flooding, West Bayshore Road closed after major storm

Fierce wind and rain ushered in by Tuesday night's storm caused troublesome San Francisquito Creek to near flood stage and...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Bad Data!, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 1969 Views


Committee majority recommends renaming three Palo Alto school sites

What started as one father's [

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, 6 hours ago | 86 comments | 8989 Views


The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:


Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Debbie, on Jan 14, 2017 at 7:14 pm | 1106 comments | 205456 Views


Martin Luther King Day commemorates 50th anniversary of call to action

The Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University is one of numerous organizations holding...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1881 Views


VIDEO: Behind the Headlines -- Office for Civil Rights agreement

"Behind the Headlines" looks at steps proposed by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights for bringing...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2017
Last comment by interesting, on Jan 14, 2017 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 1377 Views


Creek authority prepares for next flood-control project

The agency charged with improving flood protection around San Francisquito Creek is preparing for its next ambitious project...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Three studies?, on Jan 13, 2017 at 11:29 pm | 2 comments | 1330 Views


Renaming schools committee to host town hall on Nov. 7

A committee convened by the Palo Alto school district this spring to consider the complex issue of whether to rename some...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 13, 2017 at 9:26 am | 46 comments | 4957 Views


Living Wisdom to open school in Palo Alto

At Living Wisdom High School, set to open this fall in Palo Alto, teachers believe students should focus not only on academic...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Supporter of Higg Caliber Schools , on Jan 12, 2017 at 10:36 pm | 3 comments | 5260 Views


Pickup truck runs red light, T-bones sedan

A pickup truck driver going east on Oregon Expressway ran a red light and T-boned a sedan on Bryant Street Tuesday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jan 10, 2017 at 8:08 pm | 2 comments | 1480 Views


Palo Alto police find missing at-risk man

A man with short-term memory loss who was missing from his Palo Alto home since about 5 a.m. Tuesday has been found. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Matt Smuts, on Jan 10, 2017 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 1687 Views


Positive Story

Today I went to my nearest Walgreens for my errands, and I came across an elderly woman who looked liked she was lost and...

Original post made by Anton Ulasovich on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by neighbor, on Jan 10, 2017 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 165 Views


Palo Alto in the Fifties

What a great place to grow up. We could ride our bikes anywhere, almost. I was on the traffic patrol squad crossing...

Original post made by Paul Duggan on Jan. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 74 Views


Starting Thursday, Surf Air will no longer have Bayside route option

To the consternation of local residents and Surf Air alike, San Mateo County announced this week that the alternate route...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jan 8, 2017 at 11:32 pm | 12 comments | 4504 Views


The year in dining

In many ways, 2016 was a year of recognition, second acts and upscale dining for the Midpeninsula restaurant scene. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by kj, on Jan 5, 2017 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 2738 Views


how much does it cost to add an addition to a house?

I am just starting to consider adding an addition to my 95 year old house. I have no idea how much this kind of thing costs....

Original post made by curious on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 5, 2017 at 8:23 pm | 35 comments | 7847 Views


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 | 3743 Views


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 | 8521 Views


Community Garden in Midtown no more

The Community Garden has gone. Workers were clearing away the last of the tree debris this afternoon. It was the topic of...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by State of Dread, on Jan 2, 2017 at 3:17 pm | 9 comments | 577 Views


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 | 8839 Views


Midtown Shopping Center parcel sold for $15.26 million

A parcel of a shopping center that has long been the centerpiece of Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood has been sold to a private...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2016
Last comment by Citizen, on Dec 31, 2016 at 10:00 am | 54 comments | 17084 Views
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