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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 lindaloo, on Jan 20, 2019 at 11:56 am | 1167 comments | 264026 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 Hm, on Jan 20, 2019 at 11:21 am | 32 comments | 2413 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 Moot, on Jan 20, 2019 at 11:11 am | 40 comments | 9213 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, on Jan 19, 2019 at 5:23 pm | 35 comments | 4132 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. 738 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, on Jan 18, 2019 at 8:41 pm | 1 comment | 1561 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 | 2081 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 | 2682 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 | 1144 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 | 3234 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. 1255 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 | 1351 Views

BOOKS

Storm causes power outage, minor pooling of water

Despite local agencies' warnings that a storm Wednesday could cause flash floods and dangerous winds, Palo Alto weathered...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Jan 17, 2019 at 8:04 pm | 9 comments | 2466 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man with dementia missing since Wednesday morning

Palo Alto police are seeking the public's assistance in locating a man with dementia who has been missing since Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by vmshadle, on Jan 17, 2019 at 12:04 pm | 5 comments | 3068 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man robbed of phone near Caltrain station

Palo Alto police are looking for three youths who reportedly robbed a man of his cellphone near the Caltrain station on University...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by wth, on Jan 16, 2019 at 11:08 pm | 15 comments | 4514 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are Our Creeks At Risk Of Overflow?

With our past history of flooding due heavy rains at high tide, should we be concerned about another flood event? High...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Jan 16, 2019 at 10:52 pm | 2 comments | 187 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Major storm bears down on Bay Area, flooding possible

Flash floods and high winds are expected in the Bay Area starting Wednesday morning as a major storm bears down on the region,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 16, 2019 at 9:39 pm | 1 comment | 3983 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified settles Title IX case for $190K

The school board approved unanimously on Tuesday night a $190,000 settlement agreement with the family of a former Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Accountability?, on Jan 16, 2019 at 3:53 pm | 9 comments | 4596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford announces focus on campus drinking: 'We cannot turn away from this'

Concerned about the "dangerously high rates" of undergraduate alcohol use on campus, Stanford University announced this week...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2019
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jan 16, 2019 at 3:21 pm | 37 comments | 4972 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City plans to build garage, remove trees

As Palo Alto looks to launch construction of the new garage near California Avenue, city officials are preparing to remove...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by Oh well..., on Jan 16, 2019 at 5:29 am | 4 comments | 2676 Views
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