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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to empower citizens group on rail redesign

Seeking to bring clarity to Palo Alto's convoluted debate over the future of its rail corridor, the City Council agreed on...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2019
Last comment by relentlesscactus, on Sep 12, 2019 at 6:28 am | 24 comments | 3902 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community groups join forces to bring diversity celebration to Palo Alto

History tours and a cultural potluck are among the events lined up for Palo Alto's second annual Welcome Week kicking off...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 11, 2019 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 1787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto History Museum snags $100,000 grant from Santa Clara County

The effort to rehabilitate the Palo Alto History Museum received a financial boost this week from Santa Clara County, which...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2019
Last comment by history fan, on Sep 11, 2019 at 6:28 pm | 9 comments | 2850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Museum on cusp of setting roots; East Palo Alto official suddenly departs

In the latest Around Town column, find out what's next for the Palo Alto History Museum, which raised more than $3.2 million,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2019
Last comment by Laura Bajuk, on Sep 11, 2019 at 1:48 pm | 5 comments | 3514 Views

AROUND TOWN

Uneven Ground Part II: Navigating food deserts and swamps

Almanac reporter Kate Bradshaw explores different ways North Fair Oaks, Belle Haven and East Palo Alto experience inequitable...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 11, 2019 at 1:47 pm | 3 comments | 1545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified special-education director to leave

Palo Alto Unified's director of special education, Alma Ellis, is leaving for a job closer to her home, the district announced...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2019
Last comment by pa, on Sep 10, 2019 at 4:41 pm | 6 comments | 5665 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

NTSB criticizes Caltrans for slow repairs following fatal Tesla crash in Mountain View

A new report found that Caltrans failed to promptly fix damaged traffic safety equipment on U.S. Highway 101, including a...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 10, 2019 at 3:58 pm | 7 comments | 2465 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ukulele lessons, no strings attached at Mountain View Library

Newbies and regulars converge at free monthly event to play and sing together at the Mountain View Public Library. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2019
Last comment by senior, on Sep 10, 2019 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 1462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Palo Alto loses iconic Phyllis Boutique, Round Table Pizza

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the departure of two longtime Palo Alto businesses -- Phyliss Boutique and Round...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2019
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SPORTS

Gunn opens football season 2-0 for the first time in seven years

Gunn scored 28 first quarter points on the way to a 42-0 victory over visiting James Lick on Friday night, achieving one...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2019
Last comment by Real Slim K, on Sep 10, 2019 at 6:44 am | 4 comments | 1259 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: After 45 years, it's finally time to seize the opportunity to build housing on the soon-to-be former Fry's site

The long, zigzagging history of why housing doesn't already exist on the Fry's Electronics site is a portrait of one of the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 9, 2019 at 5:16 pm | 30 comments | 4555 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Can city's big plans for Ventura be saved?

The debate over the Ventura plan is expected to heat up in the coming months, as Palo Alto city leaders and residents begin...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 9, 2019 at 5:07 pm | 23 comments | 6378 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facing pushback, city manager rethinks rail committee with only former elected leaders

After receiving pushback for his initial proposal to establish a new committee to work on rail improvements, Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2019
Last comment by Morris, on Sep 9, 2019 at 4:47 pm | 8 comments | 2283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Disney quizzes, star-athlete interviews help young patients smile again

Opened last October, Sophie's Place Broadcast Studio host live shows for children at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford,...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2019
Last comment by Kristin Foss, on Sep 9, 2019 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 2143 Views

SPORTS

It takes three to Macario for Cardinal women's soccer win

Catarina Macario has scored multiple goals in a game on 10 occasions in just over 2 1/2 seasons but until Sunday had never...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 9, 2019 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 784 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto High graduate dies in Conception boat fire

A Palo Alto High School graduate is among the 34 people who died in the Conception boat fire in southern California on Monday. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2019
Last comment by Gary Ruppel, on Sep 9, 2019 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 9232 Views

RESTAURANTS

Come for the pork, stay for the camaraderie: Pizzeria Delfina's pig roasts offer more than just food

Pizzeria Delfina Palo Alto's summer pig roasts bring people of all ages together in a way that feels rare in the Silicon...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2019
Last comment by Vegan Mafia, on Sep 8, 2019 at 6:04 pm | 7 comments | 2380 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bill that would provide overnight parking for homeless community college students pushed to next legislative session

The author of legislation that would require California community colleges to open their parking lots overnight to homeless...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 8, 2019 at 10:18 am | 14 comments | 2952 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Going strong: Exercise program looks to help members with heart conditions reverse their symptoms

Crystal Gamage is among HeartFit for Life's 190 active members who pay $155 per month for access to medically supervised...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by Hard Copy, on Sep 7, 2019 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 3661 Views

SPORTS

Missed opportunities cost the Bears in football loss to Serra

After experiencing the heady euphoria of a blowout win over Bellarmine in the first week of the season, the Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2019
Last comment by WP, on Sep 7, 2019 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1137 Views
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