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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rising COVID-19 infections hit Palo Alto schools

Local schools are seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases, mirroring trends seen across Santa Clara County and in many parts...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, 5 hours ago | 6 comments | 5480 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is Palo Alto ready for campaign finance reform?

Everyone agrees that there's too much money in Palo Alto politics, even those who benefit the most from this trend. As advocates...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, 7 hours ago | 27 comments | 2935 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As City Council prepares for decision, Castilleja plan continues to polarize

​​As the City Council prepares to rule on Castilleja School's contentious proposal to rebuild its campus and increase...

Original post made on May. 17, 2022
Last comment by mjh, 9 hours ago | 37 comments | 4540 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planned bike lane on California Avenue hits dead end

While California Avenue will remain a pedestrian promenade for the foreseeable future, Palo Alto officials narrowly rejected...

Original post made on May. 17, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, 11 hours ago | 26 comments | 4162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified gets into hot water with parents over child care

Parents are objecting to what they describe as a lack of transparency in Palo Alto Unified's decision making after school...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by Meadow, 11 hours ago | 32 comments | 15764 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City reaches settlement with victim of violent arrest outside Happy Donuts

Palo Alto reached a settlement on Wednesday with Julio Arevalo, who suffered a facial bone fracture at the hands of a city...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, 13 hours ago | 21 comments | 2331 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A real-life Gilded Age whodunit

Evidence suggests Stanford University co-founder Jane Stanford died of poisoning in 1905. Author and historian Richard White...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, 14 hours ago | 9 comments | 2689 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto residents want surveillance cameras after park shooting

When volleys of gunfire erupted Tuesday at Jack Farrell Park in East Palo Alto, screaming children ran from the playground...

Original post made on May. 21, 2022
Last comment by Allison Cooper, 14 hours ago | 2 comments | 1629 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Senate bill to limit police encryption scores another victory

State Sen. Josh Becker's proposal to require police departments to find alternatives to radio encryption took another major...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by felix, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 1232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Math teacher's 3-day Jeopardy! run

In the latest column, news about a celebration for the Junior Museum and Zoo and renovated Rinconada Park, a Paly teacher's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1948 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Circular-shaped Los Altos Hills remodel provides 180-degree Silicon Valley views

Rather than demolish their quirky, circular 1960s-era home, Los Altos Hills couple decides to reconfigure the floor plan...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by William Hitchens, on May 20, 2022 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 2236 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Our election recommendations

The Palo Alto Weekly editorial board offers its recommendations in the races for Congressional District 16 and Santa Clara...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by caseyc, on May 20, 2022 at 4:17 pm | 20 comments | 7957 Views

SPORTS

New film shares Peninsula woman's experience as a queer Asian American skateboarder

"Crashing Wheels on Concrete," featuring LinkedIn software engineer Kat Sy, is playing at the Center for Asian American Media's...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1157 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to restore positions in police and fire departments

After two years of attrition, the Palo Alto City Council is preparing to boost spending in the city's police and fire departments...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by mjh, on May 20, 2022 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 1772 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Family donates $1 million to develop youth mental health resources

The family of a Palo Alto man who died by suicide in October 2021 has made a $1 million donation to create a scholarship...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on May 20, 2022 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 4243 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alison Cormack will not seek second term on Palo Alto City Council

Alison Cormack, who was elected to the City Council in 2018 and who has been a vocal advocate for building more housing and...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by Local news junkie, on May 20, 2022 at 7:23 am | 24 comments | 5916 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google opens the doors on its massive Bay View campus next to NASA Ames

Google's eye-catching, 1.1 million-square-foot campus on the edge of the bay is complete and open to employees, marking a...

Original post made on May. 18, 2022
Last comment by mjh, on May 19, 2022 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 6094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto sends message to shooters: 'We're not going to tolerate this'

East Palo Alto police, city officials and faith leaders vowed on Wednesday, in the aftermath of a deadly shooting the night...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4692 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: A Palo Alto business tax and the space-time continuum

Here in Palo Alto we can do our part by adopting a fair, appropriate tax on those companies that can most afford it. Silicon...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by Joe in Green Acres, on May 18, 2022 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 3682 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Couple's cross-country bike trip focuses on stroke and aphasia awareness

What Steve Zuckerman calls a "wacky cross-country trip" and a bucket list item for him and his wife Debra Meyerson, may also...

Original post made on May. 16, 2022
Last comment by Mark, on May 17, 2022 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 2587 Views
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