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AROUND TOWN

Community to Kavanaugh accuser: 'We are here, and we have your back'

Local residents, friends and strangers have rallied around Christine Blasey Ford, who has publicly accused Supreme Court...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 7 hours ago | 31 comments | 6272 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fight against gun violence hits Stanford campus

The fight against gun violence reached the Stanford University campus on Monday afternoon, when about 300 people rallied...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 7 hours ago | 34 comments | 2519 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto professor accuses Kavanaugh of sexual assault

Christine Blasey Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, identified herself Sunday to the Washington Post as...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 7 hours ago | 76 comments | 21114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Weekly to host first school board debate

The Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online will host the first Board of Education debate of the election season on Thursday,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by Did anyone go? , 7 hours ago | 20 comments | 3555 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

One East Palo Alto Director Dr. Faye McNair-Knox dies

Dr. Faye McNair-Knox, 68, executive director of the One East Palo Alto Neighborhood Improvement Initiative, died of medical...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2018
Last comment by Councilmember Greg Scharff, 8 hours ago | 13 comments | 10913 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Half a million empty tech jobs ... and growing.

The great economic news: employment rates are at an all-time high. The terrific news for Americans seeking a career in tech:...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by R. Davis, 8 hours ago | 50 comments | 4498 Views

SPORTS

Cross country season appears to be in full stride

Woodside and Menlo-Atherton High schools will participate in the first Peninsula Athletic League cross country center meet...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Ronan Byrne, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 625 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto City Council nixes stun gun use

Emphasizing the good job East Palo Alto police have done to help gain the trust of residents, City Council members voted...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, 10 hours ago | 4 comments | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moonlight Run returning to the Baylands

The Palo Alto Baylands is expected to be flooded with visitors this Friday when more than 1,800 runners flock to the trails...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Respect Mother Nature, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 865 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters: Market showing signs of chilling

With the beginning of fall, buyers and sellers want to know what to expect in the real estate market this season. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Bye Bye PA, 10 hours ago | 2 comments | 326 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto does a quick rewrite to finish with happy ending

Palo Alto High stumbled but never fell and the Vikings recovered from a nightmarish start to finish a dream-like comeback...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2018
Last comment by Shakiri, 11 hours ago | 38 comments | 1950 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto finalizes design on new police headquarters

With the cost of Palo Alto's proposed new public-safety building now hovering above $100 million, City Council members on...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Anonymous, 14 hours ago | 13 comments | 2399 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Diocese of San Jose addresses sex abuse allegations

Bishop Patrick McGrath will visit Palo Alto this Saturday on behalf of the Diocese of San Jose to hold a listening session...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Pay Hypocrites No Heed, 14 hours ago | 6 comments | 836 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Public Works veteran tapped to lead department

Brad Eggleston, a veteran engineer who has been at the forefront of Palo Alto's recent push to upgrade its infrastructure,...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Cara, 14 hours ago | 3 comments | 954 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tanaka blasts colleagues for 'busting budget'

Palo Alto City Councilman Greg Tanaka publicly accused his council colleagues and city staff on Tuesday night of poor stewardship...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Simple Explanations 101, 15 hours ago | 34 comments | 2963 Views

RESTAURANTS

The sweet life

For Sasha Lipton, founder of Redwood City desserts company Clean Sweets by Sasha, it's always been about enjoying food while...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2018
Last comment by Shelly R, 15 hours ago | 4 comments | 2655 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arraigned in fatal 2011 East Palo Alto shooting

A 27-year-old man has been extradited to San Mateo County to face murder charges for a fatal 2011 shooting of a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Why?, 15 hours ago | 6 comments | 1497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Players goes ape for 'Tarzan'

The Lucie Stern Theatre is transformed into a vibrant, verdant African rainforest this month, thanks to Palo Alto Players'...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Ada, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 746 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Housing seeks new leader

Candice Gonzalez, who has headed Palo Alto Housing for the past 10 years, will join Sand Hill Property Company as chief housing...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2018
Last comment by Common Sense, 16 hours ago | 24 comments | 4522 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime Stanford volunteer Burt McMurtry dies

Burton J. McMurtry, 83, a longtime Stanford University volunteer and philanthropist, died Sept. 2, leaving behind a legacy...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Sep 20, 2018 at 5:21 am | 1 comment | 884 Views
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