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AROUND TOWN

Bay Area air quality expected to worsen Sunday

Smoke from the Camp Fire in Butte County, which has cast a pall over the entire Bay Area for more than a week, isn't expected...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2018
Last comment by Rake America Great Again, 6 minutes ago | 15 comments | 4932 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sees a rash of car burglaries

A series of car burglaries was recorded in Palo Alto from Nov. 5 to this past Monday, all of which occurred near the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by an Open Season on Car Crooks, 31 minutes ago | 40 comments | 3869 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Abrica, Wallace-Jones lead in East Palo Alto Council race

East Palo Alto Mayor Ruben Abrica and tech executive Regina Wallace-Jones are in the lead in a race for two seats on East...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Dog Lover, 48 minutes ago | 32 comments | 3824 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford University files amicus brief in Harvard admissions case

Stanford University is among the 15 private universities that have joined together in "one voice" in an amicus brief to defend...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Wu Shen, 51 minutes ago | 61 comments | 3541 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Under threat of lawsuit, school district releases documents

For the second time in as many years, it took a threat of legal action from the Palo Alto Weekly to compel the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by Actual Truth, 1 hour ago | 35 comments | 2910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals cope with lingering smoky conditions

Many Palo Alto residents are spending more time indoors this week, skipping their regular activities as smoky conditions...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2018
Last comment by get an N95, 2 hours ago | 12 comments | 3842 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More than the 'baby blues'

One in five mothers experience postpartum depression but most women affected by it struggle in silence. A group of local...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by Couvade, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 3382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board asks for Stanford to mitigate growth

The Palo Alto school board unanimously approved a resolution Wednesday night asking the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2018
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 3 hours ago | 19 comments | 3223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Greene Middle School celebrates 'transformative' renaming

Greene Middle School held a rededication ceremony on Wednesday in honor of its new namesake, an African-American technologist,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by Resident, 3 hours ago | 35 comments | 3193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alert extended, some schools close

As smoky conditions caused by the Camp Fire in Butte County persist on the Peninsula, Spare the Air alerts are continuing...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2018
Last comment by Wow, 4 hours ago | 41 comments | 16008 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>THE NAME IS MOSSY, JAMESMOSSY ...</B> A 230-pound sea lion found near East Bayshore Road on Nov. 8 is now in the care...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 1349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Postal Box Removal (Again)

All of the residential postal boxes in Evergreen Park and College Terrace have new signs indicating that they will be removed...

Original post made by Letter Sender on Nov. 17, 2018
There are no comments yet. 34 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ashlund concedes to Dharap in school board race

Special-education advocate Stacey Ashlund conceded the second open seat on the Palo Alto school board to attorney Shounak...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by Thoughts, 17 hours ago | 6 comments | 1920 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facing tight housing market, tenants worry over uncertain future

Dennis Backlund spends most nights lying awake wondering where he's going to live. Soon the day will come when he must leave...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by PC Is Counterproductive, 19 hours ago | 81 comments | 6275 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

To prevent sexual assaults, Stanford pilots empowerment program

In a field with little definitive evidence for what actually works to reduce sexual assault, a new program being piloted...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2018
Last comment by Judy, 19 hours ago | 14 comments | 3103 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Does Palo Alto really need a 'Parking Entrapment Zone'?

I seldom get parking tickets. I deeply respect time limits, permit parking and especially handicapped-parking spaces. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by Another Alternative, 19 hours ago | 70 comments | 6648 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Health care measure heads for defeat in Palo Alto

A proposal by a union of health care workers to impose caps on how much Palo Alto’s medical providers can charge patients...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Single and Free, 23 hours ago | 45 comments | 9401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district equity coordinator resigns midyear

The midyear departure of Palo Alto Unified equity coordinator Keith Wheeler has prompted questions about whether the position...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by Parent , on Nov 17, 2018 at 11:43 am | 17 comments | 3174 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Structure fire erupts at former Compadres Restaurant site

Palo Alto firefighters responded to a structure fire that erupted at 3877 El Camino Real in Palo Alto, a vacant building...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Nov 16, 2018 at 10:17 pm | 29 comments | 7656 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ideo's Barbecue

With the discussion about school closures, spare the air, I can't resist pointing out that Ideo had a barbecue on High Street...

Original post made by HMM on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by clueless, on Nov 16, 2018 at 9:41 pm | 7 comments | 189 Views
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