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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thieves take $35K in merchandise from Apple store on Black Friday

Two people who entered the Apple store at Stanford Shopping Center on Nov. 25 during busy Black Friday sales events at the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2022
Last comment by Patty, 5 hours ago | 46 comments | 39978 Views

RESTAURANTS

Comings and goings: Cocoa & Butter and Wahlburgers shutter, Tootsie's reopens and more

As the end of 2022 nears, the local dining scene is in a state of flux. Two eateries have recently closed, a popular East...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2022
There are no comments yet. 539 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry sells Atherton home for $31.15M

Are Stephen and Ayesha Curry still Atherton residents? Records show the couple quietly sold their home in West Atherton last...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2125 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As e-biking accelerates, Palo Alto eyes new restrictions in nature preserves

With e-bikes growing in popularity, Palo Alto officials are racing to keep up with the changing legal landscape and impose...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2022
Last comment by Eeyore, 13 hours ago | 18 comments | 4846 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Theranos president asks for no prison time; prosecutors want 15 years

In dueling sentencing memorandums filed late Wednesday night, lawyers for convicted Theranos executive Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1883 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football director immediately resigns after Saturday's loss

Stanford University's winningest head coach and director of football, David Shaw, has resigned effective immediately, following...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2022
Last comment by john_alderman, 16 hours ago | 22 comments | 8364 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Palo Alto is ready for more housing

You're 80 years old. You've lived in your apartment for decades. Your landlord keeps the rent low. You're walking distance...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, 18 hours ago | 89 comments | 8595 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford to investigate university president's research over scientific misconduct allegations

The review comes after a student news outlet detailed suspected problems with Marc Tessier-Lavigne's research papers. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 3, 2022 at 2:40 pm | 7 comments | 3096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund: Women's shelter gives guests a place to stay during the year's coldest months

Through a $10,000 grant from the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund this past year, Heart and Home Collaborative is debuting a...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Dec 3, 2022 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 2090 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kiely Nosé tapped to stay on as assistant city manager

Kiely Nosé, a City Hall veteran who has been filling in as City Manager Ed Shikada's top lieutenant since March 2021, is...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2022
Last comment by NeilsonBuchanan, on Dec 3, 2022 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 1549 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ravenswood school district inks agreement to lease out district office site for high-density development

The Ravenswood City School District is one step closer to leasing out its district office, which could potentially bring...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Dec 3, 2022 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 1369 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hopes dim for restoring former Fry's building

Poor conditions and new building codes have challenged the city's efforts to preserve the old cannery on Portage Avenue that...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2022
Last comment by Jane, on Dec 3, 2022 at 9:08 am | 20 comments | 3127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planned auto dealership gives bicyclists reason to cheer

Bicyclists rarely get excited about new car dealerships, but the one currently proposed for the former site of Ming's Restaurant...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2022
Last comment by James Kawamoto, on Dec 3, 2022 at 9:05 am | 17 comments | 4266 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto family gives $100K to Holiday Fund

For the 12th straight year, a Palo Alto family that wishes to remain anonymous has made a $100,000 donation to the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2475 Views

AROUND TOWN

With her 'trademark enthusiasm,' Kari Martell kept Avenidas in the community spotlight

Whether advocating for awareness of issues around aging or writing television promos for a food bank, Kari Martell spent...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1920 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Driving fitness, not age, could determine when to hand over the keys

When's the right time for an older adult to stop driving? Experts share the warning signs, which "general nervousness," close...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Soccer star's parents sue Stanford University after her death

The parents of a Stanford women's soccer star who died by suicide after learning she faced disciplinary action filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2022
Last comment by resident3, on Dec 1, 2022 at 5:10 pm | 14 comments | 6690 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bicycling in the dark: Local cyclists offer tips for safer riding in the evenings

With the shorter days of standard time, Palo Alto bicyclists have more obstacles to navigate, from the glare of the setting...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2022
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Dec 1, 2022 at 3:42 pm | 16 comments | 5592 Views

AROUND TOWN

A European winter wonderland arrives in East Palo Alto

The Four Seasons Silicon Valley hotel has brought back a seasonal pop-up on its outdoor terrace, transforming the space with...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Nov 30, 2022 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 9055 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police accused of excessive force in lawsuit

A woman filed a lawsuit against the Palo Alto Police Department last week claiming that she suffered numerous injuries, including...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2022
Last comment by felix, on Nov 30, 2022 at 1:26 pm | 12 comments | 3416 Views
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