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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Our election recommendations

The Palo Alto Weekly editorial board offers its recommendations in the races for Congressional District 16 and Santa Clara...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by John Mark Agosta, 1 hour ago | 17 comments | 5970 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As City Council prepares for decision, Castilleja plan continues to polarize

​​As the City Council prepares to rule on Castilleja School's contentious proposal to rebuild its campus and increase...

Original post made on May. 17, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 2414 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google opens the doors on its massive Bay View campus next to NASA Ames

Google's eye-catching, 1.1 million-square-foot campus on the edge of the bay is complete and open to employees, marking a...

Original post made on May. 18, 2022
Last comment by dena, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 2897 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: A Palo Alto business tax and the space-time continuum

Here in Palo Alto we can do our part by adopting a fair, appropriate tax on those companies that can most afford it. Silicon...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by Joe in Green Acres, 3 hours ago | 17 comments | 3195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified gets into hot water with parents over child care

Parents are objecting to what they describe as a lack of transparency in Palo Alto Unified's decision making after school...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, 3 hours ago | 27 comments | 14591 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planned bike lane on California Avenue hits dead end

While California Avenue will remain a pedestrian promenade for the foreseeable future, Palo Alto officials narrowly rejected...

Original post made on May. 17, 2022
Last comment by dlundell, 4 hours ago | 23 comments | 3096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alison Cormack will not seek second term on Palo Alto City Council

Alison Cormack, who was elected to the City Council in 2018 and who has been a vocal advocate for building more housing and...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by scott, 21 hours ago | 20 comments | 4941 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Couple's cross-country bike trip focuses on stroke and aphasia awareness

What Steve Zuckerman calls a "wacky cross-country trip" and a bucket list item for him and his wife Debra Meyerson, may also...

Original post made on May. 16, 2022
Last comment by Mark, on May 17, 2022 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 1993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Palo Alto youth recognized in local poetry contest

In the latest Around Town column, news about the winners and honorable mentions in this year's Palo Alto Students Foundation...

Original post made on May. 17, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2574 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elderly woman accosted by robbers in roadside attack

Two people attempted to rob an elderly Palo Alto woman of her wedding ring on Saturday afternoon, causing her injuries,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2022
Last comment by Erin Hubbell, on May 17, 2022 at 10:57 am | 4 comments | 4681 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California spent millions to boost COVID vaccination rates of Medi-Cal members — but they lag even more

Gaps in COVID vaccination rates among the state's Medi-Cal population persist. Five Medi-Cal plans still have vaccination...

Original post made on May. 15, 2022
Last comment by Erin Hubbell, on May 16, 2022 at 2:53 pm | 4 comments | 2211 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two injured when teen accidentally discharges firearm in parked vehicle

Two teenagers were injured early Thursday morning when one of them accidentally discharged a firearm while he was in his...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by Erin Hubbell, on May 16, 2022 at 2:51 pm | 10 comments | 2192 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit scrutinizes Palo Alto's frustrating permit process

A new audit has found Palo Alto's permit process for solar panels and other home upgrades is hobbled by long lead times for...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 16, 2022 at 1:00 pm | 20 comments | 4894 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friends and family gather at intersection where Mountain View teen died after a collision with a truck

Family and friends have left flowers, candles, balloons and mementos at an impromptu memorial at the corner of El Camino...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on May 16, 2022 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 8693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council supports new rules for outdoor dining spaces

Parklets and car-free boulevards will remain a fixture of Palo Alto dining for the foreseeable future, though these areas...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
Last comment by Another Bob, on May 16, 2022 at 12:32 pm | 14 comments | 4403 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who will succeed Jackie Speier? The race is on in the newly redrawn District 15

The race to fill the Congressional District 15 seat will be the Peninsula's most competitive in a generation, thanks to Rep....

Original post made on May. 14, 2022
Last comment by Citizen, on May 15, 2022 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 3237 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living in a pod? New concept in affordable shared housing emerges in Palo Alto

Its name has the cache of a trendy Brooklyn home, but Brownstone Shared Housing has brought a new housing concept that is...

Original post made on May. 3, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on May 14, 2022 at 11:25 am | 55 comments | 45078 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County COVID cases surpass height of delta surge

COVID-19 cases are rising again to higher levels than last summer's surge, Santa Clara County Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on May 14, 2022 at 7:17 am | 8 comments | 12874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to upgrade historic building, complete critical bike project as revenues recover

Palo Alto is looking to advance an ambitious infrastructure plan that would rehabilitate the Roth Building, fix roofs at...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by Chris, on May 13, 2022 at 9:28 am | 9 comments | 5546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With 'The Hub,' Stanford Research Park banks on return of workforce

The newest development at Stanford Research Park is unlike all the others. Known as The Hub, it is a community center, a...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4120 Views
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