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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: My town, a love letter

Dear Palo Alto, It has been almost 26 years since we fell in love with you as starry-eyed graduate students arriving from...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Don't be EVIL companies, on Nov 14, 2019 at 11:48 am | 67 comments | 6446 Views

BOOKS

Back to School Health Fair to offer medical, safety tips

From disaster preparedness tips to free immunizations, a Back to School Health Fair in East Palo Alto this Saturday will...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1373 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Facing public pressure, Stanford decides to install plaque with Chanel Miller's words

Almost two years after rejecting a quote proposed by Chanel Miller for a plaque at a memorial garden where she was sexually...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by More Plaques, on Nov 13, 2019 at 8:20 pm | 7 comments | 4303 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Over the past year, Stanford and Santa Clara County clashed over numerous issues. Here are three key points of contention.

Stanford University and the county of Santa Clara took fundamentally opposing viewpoints on a few key development issues,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 13, 2019 at 12:34 pm | 8 comments | 3637 Views

SPORTS

Gunn survives harrowing match to win NorCal volleyball

Gunn survived a rollercoaster ride with visiting Kingsburg in Tuesday night's Division IV NorCal volleyball first-round match....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by , on Nov 13, 2019 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 941 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tim Bond named TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's next artistic leader

Tim Bond has been appointed the next artistic director of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, the arts organization announced Tuesday....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Creek authority faces suit from man who claims $9M flood control project has holes

A lawsuit was filed Oct. 24 against the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority and its board, claiming that the board...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 12, 2019 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 1763 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Inside Stanford's bid to expand -- and how it came undone

The largest project in Santa Clara County's history got the axe just before noon on Nov. 1, a casualty of fundamental disagreements...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by george drysdale, on Nov 12, 2019 at 9:02 am | 31 comments | 7664 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Uber drivers, other contract workers protest outside of Uber investor's home

About 30 gig economy employees, mostly Uber drivers, on Nov. 6 protested outside the Atherton home of Bill Gurley, a venture...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Marie Antoinette, on Nov 12, 2019 at 12:46 am | 21 comments | 3189 Views

SPORTS

Titans capture their first CCS volleyball crown in 43 years

Seniors Odeya Russo and Rachel Grant were a dynamic 1-2 punch on Saturday, powering the Titans to the Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by Yes!, on Nov 11, 2019 at 2:02 pm | 4 comments | 1909 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: Traffic Study — a rhyme for our time

The future belongs to an incredible notion That tons of traffic must proceed in slow motion! As drivers learn the new math...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 10, 2019 at 4:24 pm | 71 comments | 3495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Berman expects big legislative push on boosting housing supply

For Assemblyman Marc Berman, the magnitude of the state's housing crisis hit close to home last week, when he walked out...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 10, 2019 at 4:09 pm | 35 comments | 3536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Saluting our veterans; a powerful statement

This week's Around Town column pays homage to City Hall's military veterans and provides updates about a debate at Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by john francisco, on Nov 10, 2019 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1926 Views

RESTAURANTS

Your food is here. It's from a restaurant that doesn't exist.

Virtual restaurants, which live on mobile delivery apps and operate out of the kitchens of brick-and-mortar restaurants,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 10, 2019 at 10:47 am | 14 comments | 3108 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford withdraws application for campus expansion

Stanford University abruptly abandoned on Friday its contentious plan to expand its campus by 3.5 million square feet, citing...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 10, 2019 at 6:49 am | 76 comments | 12438 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Separate incidents of rape, aggravated assault reported at Stanford University

In separate incidents, two women reported serious allegations of sexual violence – aggravated assault, sexual battery...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2019
Last comment by Nick, on Nov 9, 2019 at 5:27 pm | 9 comments | 3242 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spare the Air alerts called for Saturday and Sunday, wood burning banned

A high-pressure system trapping smoke over the Bay Area spurred the air district to issue the winter season's first Spare...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Nov 9, 2019 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1236 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Safe-parking program; establishing a 'priority development area' downtown; 2020 ballot measure

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Nov. 11. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/11/08/public-agenda-safe-parking-program-estab...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by MarySears, on Nov 9, 2019 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1780 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: On the eve of county approval, Stanford withdraws its development application and forfeits years of work. There was a better way.

Stanford University's decision last Friday to pull the plug on a plan that would have allowed it to build millions of square...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by george drysdale, on Nov 9, 2019 at 12:54 pm | 10 comments | 2463 Views

SPORTS

Gunn comes up an inch short in stellar football season

Gunn played well enough to position itself for a chance to win its first football title in seven years. The Titans didn't...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 9, 2019 at 11:47 am | 2 comments | 1097 Views
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