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SPORTS

Gunn grinds out an El Camino Division football victory

Aidan Everett scored three touchdowns, Cory Hallada rushed for 123 yards and Kylen Liu made a key interception to help Gunn...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2019
Last comment by BIGGAP, 0 hours ago | 5 comments | 1306 Views

RESTAURANTS

'The best version of Rossotti's that it's ever been': a new era begins for historic Alpine Inn

Updating a 167-year-old institution isn't easy when generations of customers feel a strong emotional attachment to it, like...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2019
Last comment by James Thurber, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 1117 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The price of 'paradise': Palo Altans love their hometown but the stress of living in the heart of Silicon Valley is growing

In celebration of the Palo Alto Weekly's 40th anniversary, news staff wanted to examine what the city is like today in light...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by Don't be EVIL companies, 2 hours ago | 29 comments | 10254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Timeline: 40 years of news

Over the past 40 years, the Palo Alto Weekly staff has borne witness to Palo Alto's history through the lens of news coverage....

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by Local journos, 4 hours ago | 10 comments | 991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to explore new laws to spur affordable housing production

With housing production falling well short of their goals, City Council members clashed and compromised Monday over the best...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2019
Last comment by Nancy, 9 hours ago | 60 comments | 4880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction has begun on Bay Trail segment

Construction has begun on a new segment of the San Francisco Bay Trail in the Ravenswood Preserve near East Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2019
Last comment by John, 15 hours ago | 2 comments | 1108 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women swim to seasoning opening victory

The top-ranked and three-time defending national champion Stanford women’s swimming team opened its season with a 186-105...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2019
There are no comments yet. 498 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Workforce housing' project in limbo because of dispute with neighbor

More than a year after it won approval, a housing development proposed for the prominent corner of El Camino Real and Page...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2019
Last comment by Another Giveaway, on Oct 12, 2019 at 9:22 pm | 27 comments | 7916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where have all the first-graders gone?

Our first-graders are missing! Throughout the Bay Area, and especially on the Peninsula, enrollment of first-graders has...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by Word gets around...., on Oct 12, 2019 at 8:15 pm | 96 comments | 10868 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Despite community and staff pleas, Ravenswood school board votes for external superintendent search

The Ravenswood City school board voted 3-1 on Thursday night, with Vice President Stephanie Fitch dissenting and President...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by EPA Board, on Oct 12, 2019 at 4:56 pm | 15 comments | 1764 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student drugged at fraternity party

A female Stanford student reported that she lost consciousness after drinking an alcoholic beverage that had been drugged...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2560 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New transportation chief looks to raise resident engagement

For years, Palo Alto leaders have talked about the need to launch new transportation initiatives, only to see their plans...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 12, 2019 at 10:37 am | 29 comments | 3235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community gets active through exercise at Moonlight Run & Walk

Under the near-full harvest moon, roughly 2,000 people flocked to the Palo Alto Baylands on Friday night for the 35th annual...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2019
Last comment by Participant, on Oct 12, 2019 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 2002 Views

SPORTS

Big win sets up PAL football showdown for Sacred Heart Prep

SHP, which beat Aragon 62-7 in a PAL Bay Division football game, got many highlights from fullback Tevita Moimoi: Three touchdowns,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2019
Last comment by Teddie , on Oct 12, 2019 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 831 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Probation, community service and a $9,500 fine for Menlo Park parent sentenced in college admissions scam

Peter Jan Sartorio of Menlo Park, the first local parent to be sentenced in the nationwide college admissions scam, received...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2019
Last comment by Slap on the wrist, on Oct 12, 2019 at 12:45 am | 1 comment | 1544 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Why our next 40 years depends on you

Palo Alto Weekly Publisher Bill Johnson reflects on the evolution of journalism over the last four decades -- and the crisis...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by I believe in subscriptions and excellent journalism, on Oct 11, 2019 at 8:14 pm | 2 comments | 1679 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FPPC: Filseth, Kniss no longer have conflicts of interest on grade separation

The state Fair Political Practices Commission said that Mayor Eric Filseth and Councilwoman Liz Kniss can now engage in decisions...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by Gus L., on Oct 11, 2019 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments | 1200 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking reforms top Palo Alto's transportation to-do list

Frustrated by the city's confusing patchwork of residential parking programs, Palo Alto transportation leaders are preparing...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 11, 2019 at 12:26 pm | 25 comments | 3621 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What makes a local business last for nearly half a century or more in Palo Alto?

What makes a business last nearly half a century or more? Often it's being in the right place at the right time -- or buying...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1170 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E cuts power to a few Palo Alto Hills customers late Wednesday

A few Palo Alto Hills residents lost power late Wednesday as part of PG&E's planned power outages, while others who braced...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2019
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus , on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:54 pm | 8 comments | 2519 Views
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