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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What you can expect from Mother Nature this weekend

After a brief lull in the rain and winds on Thursday, two more storms are forecast to hit California in the next 10 days,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2023
There are no comments yet. 4098 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kou and Stone to lead Palo Alto as mayor, vice mayor

Lydia Kou, a real estate agent who in her six years on the City Council established herself as a leading critic of Sacramento...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2023
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Jan 12, 2023 at 12:14 pm | 17 comments | 7776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bomb threat found in bathroom at JLS Middle School

Palo Alto police are investigating a bomb threat written in a bathroom stall at Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School on Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2023
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Jan 12, 2023 at 12:00 pm | 7 comments | 18115 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City: Storms damage 13 homes, knock out power for nearly 6,000 customers

At least 13 homes in Palo Alto were damaged as a result of the recent storms, prompting some residents to rely on local hotels...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2023
Last comment by Easy8, on Jan 10, 2023 at 9:02 pm | 4 comments | 5618 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Serial killer John Getreu pleads guilty to 1973 murder of Leslie Perlov

A man convicted of a string of sexually motivated murders of young women pleaded guilty on Tuesday to the 1973 murder of...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2023
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jan 10, 2023 at 6:18 pm | 4 comments | 6525 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Around Town: Stanford removes Elimination of Harmful Language Initiative website amid backlash

Read news about controversy surrounding Stanford's Elimination of Harmful Language Initiative, a new docuseries about a 1998...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2023
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 10, 2023 at 11:26 am | 6 comments | 7023 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Storm raises prospect of more flooding

Heavy rains have pushed San Francisquito Creek to the brink of flooding this morning, with water under the Pope-Chaucer Bridge...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2023
Last comment by Retired PAUSD Teacher, on Jan 10, 2023 at 7:59 am | 6 comments | 18281 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State bill aims to dim artificial light from California's night skies

In efforts to kickstart mindful artificial light usage in California, dark sky advocates reintroduced legislation in December...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2023
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 9, 2023 at 6:15 pm | 3 comments | 4982 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Strong winds trigger outages in various Palo Alto neighborhoods

More than 700 customers were without power in Palo Alto on Saturday night and Sunday morning after a tree fell on a power...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, on Jan 9, 2023 at 5:42 pm | 6 comments | 5994 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robber steals purse from woman parked near Greer Park

A woman sitting in her parked car was the victim of strong-arm robbery around 7:30 p.m . Friday, Jan. 6, near Greer Park...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2023
Last comment by kimmy, on Jan 9, 2023 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 5564 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Popularity or seniority? Palo Alto debates best way to choose mayor

Every January, the City Council conducts what amounts to a popularity contest among its members to select a new mayor and...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2022
Last comment by Barbara Gross, on Jan 9, 2023 at 11:27 am | 37 comments | 7814 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's going to rain again. Here's what you can expect.

A windy and wet weekend is on tap for the Bay Area, with the National Weather Service forecasting another "significant" storm...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 9, 2023 at 8:09 am | 2 comments | 7577 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Heavy storms, flood risks renew sense of urgency over delayed San Francisquito Creek projects

For residents near the San Francisquito Creek, this past week's storms brought back memories of the devastating 1998 flood...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2023
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 8, 2023 at 4:05 pm | 17 comments | 12987 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area receives 2-4 inches of rain in mid-week storm; another soaking expected in coming days

Between 2 and 4 inches of rain doused much of the Bay Area Wednesday and Thursday, with rainfall totals as high as 5 inches...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 7, 2023 at 6:10 pm | 5 comments | 4568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>HARMFUL LANGUAGE ...</B> <B>Stanford University</B> has taken down its <B>Elimination of Harmful Language Initiative</B>...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 6, 2023 at 9:53 pm | 5 comments | 523 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tech CEO arrested on suspicion of peeping into woman's bathroom stall

A tech CEO in Palo Alto was arrested on Monday in Mountain View for allegedly peeping into a woman's restroom stall, the...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 6, 2023 at 6:13 pm | 21 comments | 8344 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto storm watch: Track the impact of the Jan. 4 atmospheric river event

Get the latest information on road closures, flooding and other hazards and alerts in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, on Jan 6, 2023 at 11:43 am | 7 comments | 31189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meet a self-taught Palo Alto home chef making healthy, Instagrammable recipes

Fida Milki for years had been a health-conscious home chef and enjoyed cooking for friends and family at her Palo Alto house....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
There are no comments yet. 7325 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Want to downsize? Start decluttering now

Midpeninsula residents share their stories on "going small," from giving their belongings away to utilizing local services...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
There are no comments yet. 4231 Views

AROUND TOWN

As storm advances, locals work to protect their homes

As Mary Brayton filled sandbags on Wednesday morning to protect her Chaucer Street home against the approaching storm, she...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
There are no comments yet. 3995 Views
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