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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto modifies business tax as decision deadline looms

After seeing its negotiations with the business community fizzle, the Palo Alto City Council pressed on Monday with its plan...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 11, 2022 at 5:58 pm | 31 comments | 6467 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council adopts spending plan for business tax

Seeking to offer voters reassurance about how funds from the business tax would be spent, a City Council resolution pledges...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2022
Last comment by Local Resident, on Sep 11, 2022 at 1:48 pm | 6 comments | 3302 Views

AROUND TOWN

After initial backlash, Palo Alto again mulls raising ticket prices for Junior Museum and Zoo

With revenues falling below expectations, Palo Alto is once again considering hiking ticket prices at the newly rebuilt Junior...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2022
Last comment by Neil, on Sep 10, 2022 at 8:52 am | 52 comments | 6513 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robbers corner couple at Stanford Shopping Center, escape with jewelry and purse

Five men robbed a couple parked at Stanford Shopping Center where they took jewelry and a purse before they escaped in two...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2022
Last comment by Jason Castelano, on Sep 10, 2022 at 7:41 am | 40 comments | 11324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to steer housing growth toward San Antonio Road

With its narrow sidewalks, industrial warehouses and no public transit, San Antonio Road looks like an unlikely destination...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2022
Last comment by Eeyore, on Sep 9, 2022 at 8:33 pm | 69 comments | 11035 Views

AROUND TOWN

A 'spark plug' for community change, Gina Dalma is honored for advocacy work

Gina Dalma is receiving this year's Athena Leadership Award, which is to be presented by the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by stephen levy, on Sep 9, 2022 at 6:50 pm | 1 comment | 4174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local nonprofit organization invites the public to 'show up for our community'

As part of its mission to bring communities together, the nonprofit Youth Community Service is poised to launch its second...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by [email protected], on Sep 9, 2022 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 2463 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council members balk at raising Junior Museum and Zoo ticket prices

Despite some first-year hiccups and underwhelming revenues, Palo Alto officials are in no rush to raise ticket prices to...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Sep 9, 2022 at 1:48 pm | 6 comments | 2502 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Palo Alto Adult School is ready to celebrate its 100th anniversary, albeit one year later

While the COVID-19 pandemic delayed the Palo Alto Adult School's centennial celebration, this has only amplified the triumphant...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by Paly Mom , on Sep 9, 2022 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 2597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer proposes to replace Creekside Inn with apartments

The Creekside Inn on El Camino Real would be demolished and replaced with two six-story buildings with a total of 382 apartments...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2022
Last comment by Sunshine, on Sep 9, 2022 at 8:25 am | 48 comments | 10070 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorney general appeals to state Supreme Court after overturn of three jail guards' murder convictions

The state's top prosecutor filed a petition with the state Supreme Court asking the justices to hear a case involving an...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by Harrison Peters, on Sep 9, 2022 at 7:36 am | 1 comment | 3403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raising the barre: Dance school marks 75th anniversary

The Menlo Park Academy of Dance has always stayed on point -- and en pointe. The academy, now the official school for Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2022
Last comment by Claudette, on Sep 8, 2022 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 1037 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes asks for new trial

Attorneys for Elizabeth Holmes, the former Theranos CEO convicted of fraud, have asked a judge for a new trial, citing a...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 8, 2022 at 5:06 pm | 3 comments | 3044 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Veterinary clinic looks to move into The North Face's former building

The building at 217 Alma St. has been vacant for so long that it is best known for The North Face, which departed six years...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2022
Last comment by D. Smith, on Sep 8, 2022 at 2:52 pm | 12 comments | 10014 Views

SPORTS

TerĂșn to hold Parkinson's disease fundraiser after chef reveals his diagnosis

On July 7, TerĂșn and iTalico chef and owner Kristjan D'Angelo marked the five-year anniversary of a life-changing diagnosis. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1850 Views

AROUND TOWN

With costs going up, Palo Alto ponders next steps for new water treatment plants

Despite rising costs, Palo Alto and Valley Water are moving ahead with ambitious plans to build two water-purifications plants...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
Last comment by Barron Park Denizen, on Sep 8, 2022 at 12:53 pm | 6 comments | 3773 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power briefly shut down for 1,700 Palo Alto Utilities customers in effort to protect state grid

About 1,700 Palo Alto Utilities customers were briefly without power Tuesday evening in response to a state energy emergency...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2022
Last comment by Peter Venkman, on Sep 8, 2022 at 2:13 am | 36 comments | 7875 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California to refer to monkeypox as MPX to avoid stigmatization of name

State public health officials said Wednesday that they will avoid using the term monkeypox when possible going forward, referring...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Sep 7, 2022 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 1992 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman charged with hate crime after attacking teen wearing a hijab in Mountain View

A woman accused of attacking an 18-year-old woman in downtown Mountain View and calling her a terrorist has been charged...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2022
Last comment by One Town Over, on Sep 7, 2022 at 9:50 am | 19 comments | 3473 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Heat advisories extended through Thursday evening

A statewide Flex Alert has been issued for Monday as a heat wave impacts California with blistering temperatures over the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2022
Last comment by Lei Zhao, on Sep 6, 2022 at 6:24 pm | 4 comments | 3185 Views
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