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AROUND TOWN

Deputy City Manager Rob de Geus to depart

Deputy City Manager Rob de Geus, a City Hall veteran, will be stepping down at the end of February to start a new job as...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 0 hours ago | 5 comments | 1461 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters: Slowdown is more than seasonal

The residential property market in Palo Alto has cooled down in the last six months. This year's sudden shift is more than...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2018
Last comment by The Hawk, 1 hour ago | 86 comments | 4660 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Middlefield Road 'road diet' set to become permanent

After an extended trial run, Palo Alto is preparing to make permanent the recent road modifications on a busy stretch of...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2019
Last comment by Marc, 1 hour ago | 39 comments | 8815 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board considers legal options for Stanford growth

The Palo Alto Unified school board will meet with the district's attorneys in closed session on Tuesday to discuss options...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by Stan, 1 hour ago | 35 comments | 3809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fueled by early success, Palo Alto TMA eyes expansion

The Palo Alto Transportation Management Association is now preparing to bring its traffic-fighting efforts to California...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Downtown Grandma, 2 hours ago | 10 comments | 1525 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Joe 'JB' Franzini, 2 hours ago | 1165 comments | 263360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Are parents coddling their kids too much?

Consider the following: Teens, in the past couple of years, are complaining more and more that they are stressed out and...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Respect Autonomy, 3 hours ago | 31 comments | 2246 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey: Anxieties rising about retiring in Palo Alto

As Palo Alto's population of seniors continues to grow, so are residents' anxieties about retiring in their hometown, according...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Don't Hold Out Any Hope, 4 hours ago | 23 comments | 4520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Artificial intelligence enters the classroom

If you were at Castilleja School last week, you might have spotted a series of small posters throughout campus, each posing...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Palo Alto Dad, 6 hours ago | 12 comments | 4517 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eastside Prep basketball gets the best of both worlds

Raymond Reece scored 27 points to help the Eastside Prep boys basketball team beat host Pinewood, 72-29, in a West Bay Athletic...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2019
There are no comments yet. 344 Views

AROUND TOWN

A farewell to forks

Longtime restaurant critic Dale Bentson pens his final piece for the Weekly after 18 years of reviewing Peninsula eateries. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Nayeli, 22 hours ago | 1 comment | 1107 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park homicide suspect appears in court

Francis Wolke, the 36-year-old Ohio man suspected in the killing of Kathleen Anne Hughes Anderson of Menlo Park, appeared...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2018
Last comment by Cory Taylor, 23 hours ago | 4 comments | 3296 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Restraining order filed against school superintendent's husband

Marielena Gaona-Mendoza, a trustee on the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education, has filed a restraining order...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by Sorry Ms. Gaona, on Jan 18, 2019 at 6:14 pm | 23 comments | 4394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local food pantries prepare for more clients if government shutdown continues

Bay Area families that depend on federal programs for their basic food needs could find themselves without a lifeline by...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by Perfect name for you, on Jan 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 1733 Views

AROUND TOWN

City declines to interfere in President Hotel evictions

Residents of the President Hotel Apartments made a last-ditch plea on Monday night to the City Council to help them obtain...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 18, 2019 at 10:52 am | 13 comments | 2445 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ceremony honoring emergency volunteers marks 10 years

Three residents and two organizations will receive honors for their work to prepare the community for an emergency this Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by ANNETTE, on Jan 18, 2019 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 1028 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Regional housing plan splits elected leaders

A sweeping plan to preserve and expand the Bay Area's housing stock by passing new renter protections, loosening zoning restrictions...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Annette, on Jan 18, 2019 at 8:55 am | 31 comments | 3080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

NOTE TO DESIGNER: Photo to attach above first item in Upfront folder. Give courtesy to Whitney Ludeen. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
There are no comments yet. 837 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Charitable drive sets record

Through the contributions of 375 donors, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund collected a record-breaking $403,889 this winter...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
There are no comments yet. 849 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Entering the Dragon

This year, with founder Meredith Hagedorn having stepped down at the end of 2018, Dragon productions Theatre Company will...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Nina Perry, on Jan 18, 2019 at 7:15 am | 1 comment | 1194 Views
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