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AROUND TOWN

With DIY haunted house, two brothers bring spirit of Halloween to Old Palo Alto

Tech billionaires and their over-the-top Halloween displays have turned the holiday into a mini-spectacle in Old Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by Love the DIY, on Nov 2, 2019 at 9:55 am | 12 comments | 8082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Egg Wars - Again

It seems that once again Paly egg wars caused a big mess in many local parks and nearby streets. Did PAPD catch any of...

Original post made by Former Parent on Oct. 30, 2019
Last comment by Relaxed, on Nov 1, 2019 at 11:22 pm | 23 comments | 850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Late score has Gunn girls into SCVAL water polo finals

Cooper McKenna scored four goals, including the game winner with less than 20 secinds to play, and the Gunn girls water polo...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Sunita V, on Nov 1, 2019 at 12:57 pm | 1 comment | 1077 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents, city staff, nonprofit rally to save imperiled dawn redwood

An ailing dawn redwood outside the downtown Palo Alto post office, a tree whose species dates from the time of the dinosaurs,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2019 at 11:55 am | 1 comment | 3887 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hundreds call for more contributions from Stanford for expansion plan

With Stanford University’s ambitious expansion plan nearing the finish line, hundreds of Stanford students, public school...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 1, 2019 at 11:16 am | 33 comments | 6254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Despite backlash, President Hotel owner presses ahead with hotel conversion

The new owner of the President Hotel made a renewed pitch on Tuesday for converting the iconic apartment building into a...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2019
Last comment by PAer, on Nov 1, 2019 at 10:48 am | 27 comments | 4407 Views

SPORTS

Gunn title hopes remain on track

Palo Alto, Gunn and Woodside all play their final home game of the season Friday. Menlo-Atherton was also scheduled to do...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 1, 2019 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 357 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto wants to fast-track public awareness on its 'biggest project': Rail redesign

While the Palo Alto City Council has been talking about the need to separate tracks from roads for nearly a decade, the council...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by Morris, on Nov 1, 2019 at 8:15 am | 41 comments | 5277 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver attacks two with a cane in road-rage incident

A 66-year-old man allegedly attacked two drivers during separate road-rage incidents on Oct. 25 in what police termed a "rampage."...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by @Anon, on Nov 1, 2019 at 6:31 am | 29 comments | 4212 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto man dies in head-on crash on state Highway 152

A man killed in a head-on crash on state Highway 152 in southern Santa Clara County on Wednesday morning has been identified...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Condolences, on Nov 1, 2019 at 2:02 am | 1 comment | 3845 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With school closures looming, Ravenswood district to hold series of public meetings

With declining enrollment putting increasing pressure on the Ravenswood City School District's budget, school officials are...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
Last comment by NobodyYouKnow, on Oct 31, 2019 at 5:45 pm | 7 comments | 2778 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pacific Art League hires new executive director

Pacific Art League, downtown Palo Alto's venerable community art center and gallery, will get a new executive director in...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2019
Last comment by Healthy Lifestyle, on Oct 31, 2019 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 1927 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: In search of a Cubberley champion

The only thing that's going to force the Palo Alto school district and the city to keep working together to rebuild Cubberley...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by A Citizen , on Oct 31, 2019 at 2:56 pm | 27 comments | 2566 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Inaugural Halloween event aims to keep trick-or-treaters closer to home in East Palo Alto

To reverse the trend of East Palo Alto families taking their children trick-or-treating in other cities, neighbors are organizing...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by Mark Dinan, on Oct 31, 2019 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 3296 Views

AROUND TOWN

District calls on Bay Area to Spare the Air on Thursday due to wildfire smoke

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a fourth-straight Spare the Air alert for Thursday as smoke from...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Frustrated, still, by ongoing lack of progress on achievement gap, district to focus on improving middle schools

The Palo Alto school district is planning a "complete reboot" of its middle schools after years of failed efforts to systematically...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 31, 2019 at 6:27 am | 56 comments | 5690 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars strike occupied home in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood

Burglars smashed through a glass door and entered an occupied Palo Alto home on Saturday, awakening a couple and stealing...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
Last comment by Kenny, on Oct 30, 2019 at 8:03 pm | 10 comments | 6549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two residents launch MyNabes neighborhood app

Two local residents have launched MyNabes, a smartphone application to help their neighbors build community together in real...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2019
Last comment by Elodie MyNabes, on Oct 29, 2019 at 4:41 pm | 8 comments | 3325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Webcast: Talking transportation

Philip Kamhi, Palo Alto's newly hired chief transportation official, talks to the Weekly about the city's plans to revamp...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by Fix it Nanny, Whaaa!!, on Oct 29, 2019 at 4:06 pm | 17 comments | 2249 Views

AROUND TOWN

New contract to pave the way for parking meters in downtown Palo Alto

The era of free downtown parking for Palo Alto visitors may soon come to an end, with the City Council preparing to approve...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 29, 2019 at 10:17 am | 33 comments | 5066 Views
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