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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Request for spare change leads to sexual assault, robbery

A woman was sexually assaulted and robbed by a man who asked her for spare change as she entered her car in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by DTN Paul, on Jan 9, 2019 at 10:00 pm | 11 comments | 7755 Views

AROUND TOWN

David Mitchell, lawyer and community volunteer, dies at 83

David Mitchell, a Palo Alto attorney, environmental advocate and community volunteer, died on Wednesday, Dec. 19, after a...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2018
Last comment by Mitch Miller, on Jan 9, 2019 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 4845 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hot lunch program to resume downtown service

The senior hot lunch program La Comida is expanding into a temporary, trial location in downtown Palo Alto this year as the...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by neighbor, on Jan 9, 2019 at 10:29 am | 5 comments | 3937 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Selecting a Mayor

Politics should not play a part in this, but of course it does. I think this city would function more representatively if...

Original post made by Annette on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by The Patriot, on Jan 9, 2019 at 9:52 am | 11 comments | 273 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged liquor theft leads to Safeway shooting

A Nevada man who admitted he shot at a fleeing vehicle after the occupants left the Midtown Safeway in Palo Alto on Aug....

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Jan 9, 2019 at 8:53 am | 97 comments | 6661 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Analysis of Stanford's growth leaves unanswered questions

The final report from Santa Clara County on the likely impacts of Stanford University's proposed expansion is unlikely to...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by Stephen, on Jan 8, 2019 at 10:32 pm | 43 comments | 4020 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Better Uses of $5 Billion?

Since the media and lawmakers aren't doing a good job looking at this issue, I would like to put it to the readers: What...

Original post made by Fiscal Responsibility on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Jan 8, 2019 at 4:02 pm | 7 comments | 297 Views

AROUND TOWN

WeWork eyes former Groupon site

WeWork, a leading provider of coworking space in cities around the world, is looking to expand its reach into Palo Alto....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 8, 2019 at 3:55 pm | 3 comments | 5167 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad to speak on panel on 'Building Better Athletes'

Palo Alto grad Colette Lucas-Conwell is part of a panel that will discuss "The Connected Athlete: Building Better Athletes,"...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by mark94301, on Jan 8, 2019 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 727 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto swiftly approves Council Chambers upgrades

In its final meetings of 2018, the Palo Alto City Council approved a nearly $2 million project that could significantly change...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 8, 2019 at 11:46 am | 12 comments | 3339 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Weekend Max Mara coming; Baking Co. closes

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about a new Max Mara clothing line coming to Stanford Shopping Center, the closure...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board hopes calmer year will aid progress

When asked about the most significant issues the Palo Alto Unified School District will face in 2019, the Board of Education...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by You don't believe that, do you?, on Jan 7, 2019 at 1:06 pm | 14 comments | 2838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Live earns Hewlett grant

Stanford Live and Weyni Mengesha have been awarded a $150,000 grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to commission...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 7, 2019 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 946 Views

SPORTS

Prep wrestling: Top tourney efforts from Paly, Gunn, M-A

Palo Alto's Charlie Williams and Gunn's Timothy Waymouth each won an individual title at the Cupertino Bianchini Tournament...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by III, on Jan 7, 2019 at 7:49 am | 1 comment | 1120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Webcast: Best movies of 2018

Palo Alto Weekly film critic Peter Canavese and Tim Sika, host/producer of the radio show Celluloid Dreams, review their...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1701 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year in review: Ravenswood City School District

The past year was a tumultuous one for the K-8 Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2018
Last comment by very concerned resident, on Jan 6, 2019 at 5:32 pm | 6 comments | 2031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto adopts parental-leave policy

Palo Alto took a baby step last month toward improving City Hall morale when it approved a new policy that grants employees...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2019
Last comment by , on Jan 5, 2019 at 9:37 pm | 8 comments | 3831 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Los Altos planning commissioner pleads not guilty to misdemeanor DUI

A Los Altos planning commissioner pleaded not guilty to a driving under the influence charge Wednesday after being found...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2019
Last comment by Tesla Owner, on Jan 5, 2019 at 12:48 pm | 7 comments | 2428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pulido, Fitch, Nunez ahead of others in Ravenswood school board race

Incumbent Ana Maria Pulido and newcomers Stephanie Fitch and Laura Nunez have taken the early lead in the race for three...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2018
Last comment by rileyhudson, on Jan 5, 2019 at 7:25 am | 8 comments | 3159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford's Plummer is named a Honda Sport Award finalist

Stanford junior outside hitter Kathryn Plummer was named one of four finalists for the Honda Sport Award for Volleyball it...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
There are no comments yet. 740 Views
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