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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hopes to fix flawed business registry

Faced with a damning audit showing that Palo Alto's nascent business registry is riddled with data that is inaccurate, incomplete...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2018
Last comment by Radius, on Sep 14, 2018 at 10:00 am | 5 comments | 1379 Views

AROUND TOWN

New race, route changes announced for annual Moonlight Run & Walk

Palo Alto Weekly's annual Moonlight Run & Walk is returning Friday, Sept. 21, with some exciting changes -- most notably,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1437 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek help finding missing elderly woman

Palo Alto police are asking the community to help find an 84-year-old woman missing since Thursday afternoon out of the Crescent...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2018
Last comment by SB, on Sep 14, 2018 at 6:34 am | 3 comments | 2236 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Condo project proposed for San Antonio Road

The developer behind a 16-home project on a former orchard site on Maybell Avenue is now pitching another housing project...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2018
Last comment by mauricio, on Sep 14, 2018 at 6:05 am | 50 comments | 4120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is a former Palo Alto dump site blocking our beautiful bay views still?

I understand that the former Palo Alto dump was established before environmental responsibility was important to most people,...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Sep. 13, 2018
Last comment by Think Big, on Sep 13, 2018 at 10:46 pm | 5 comments | 125 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bikeway launched to connect Peninsula cities

Sept. 8 marked the opening of the Peninsula Bikeway, a bike route on surface streets that connects Redwood City and Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2018
Last comment by R. Davis, on Sep 13, 2018 at 10:10 pm | 10 comments | 2301 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robber takes man's wallet, cellphone

Police are searching for an armed robber who took a man's wallet and cellphone near Palo Alto High School early Sunday morning,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2018
Last comment by heckler and koch, on Sep 13, 2018 at 7:31 pm | 13 comments | 4838 Views

RESTAURANTS

Sichuan classics

Most people heading out to dinner at a Sichuan restaurant want authentic cuisine or are looking for the typical Chinese comfort...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2018
Last comment by R. Davis, on Sep 13, 2018 at 6:56 pm | 24 comments | 2820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flawed but fabulous

Summer may be ending, but drag queens are hot right now -- and you can find them at the Bus Barn Theatre during the Los Altos...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2018
Last comment by SP Phil, on Sep 13, 2018 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 789 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Accomplice sentenced up to 20 years in Palo Altan's murder

A Las Vegas woman was sentenced to to four to 20 years in prison on Tuesday for her role in the 2015 shooting death of Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2018
Last comment by Not Watching It, on Sep 13, 2018 at 3:11 pm | 3 comments | 2573 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to reconsider relocation assistance in evictions

The Palo Alto City Council signaled on Monday that it plans to revisit and possibly revise a newly adopted law that limits...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2018
Last comment by Curious, on Sep 13, 2018 at 2:14 pm | 21 comments | 2720 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Teacher housing proposal gains traction

A proposal to build affordable housing for North County school employees in Palo Alto is picking up steam, after one local...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2018
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Sep 13, 2018 at 11:41 am | 13 comments | 1752 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads guilty to mailing powder to Stanford professor, others

A Massachusetts man agreed Friday to plead guilty to mailing six threatening letters containing suspicious white powder to...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2018
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Sep 13, 2018 at 12:45 am | 6 comments | 2368 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police probe attempted street robberies

Palo Alto police are investigating two attempted street robberies that they said were reportedly perpetrated by a man with...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2018
Last comment by R. Davis, on Sep 12, 2018 at 5:37 pm | 7 comments | 4795 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Castilleja: Lessons learned, future solutions

Located in Palo Alto for more than 100 years, Castilleja School was originally founded to ensure more women had access to...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2018
Last comment by No upside for Palo Alto, on Sep 12, 2018 at 12:59 pm | 75 comments | 6589 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens hope their videos will prompt dialogue about mental health

Local students who serve on the student advisory board for the Menlo Park mental health advocacy group SafeSpace have made...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2018
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Sep 12, 2018 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 2141 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peace picnic memorializes 9/11, brings together all faiths

People of all ages and various religions came together Tuesday night outside Palo Alto City Hall where they remembered the...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1246 Views

SPORTS

Prep report: M-A silences the Scots in PAL volleyball

Emma Spindt recorded 15 kills and the Menlo-Atherton girls volleyball team beat host Carlmont, 26-28, 25-19, 25-17, 25-17,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2018
Last comment by PacManFever, on Sep 12, 2018 at 7:53 am | 1 comment | 582 Views

SPORTS

Vikings discover a diamond in premiere field hockey game

Palo Alto sophomore Lexi Gwyn scored, on an assist from Jesse Arons, in the final four minutes to lift Palo Alto past visiting...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2018
Last comment by former viking, on Sep 12, 2018 at 2:55 am | 1 comment | 1472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Marshland destruction along East Bayshire Road

Could anyone tell me what is going on with the construction project in the marshlands along East Bayshore Road? This land...

Original post made by WGO on Sep. 11, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Sep 11, 2018 at 11:27 pm | 2 comments | 164 Views
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Race is tomorrow!

​On Friday, September 21, join us at the Palo Alto Baylands for a 5K walk, 5K run, 10K run, or—for the first time—half marathon! All proceeds benefit local nonprofits serving children and families.

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