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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: East Palo Alto to hold community meetings on office, mixed-use projects this Thursday

East Palo Alto residents will have the opportunity to hear about two development projects along major thoroughfares in the...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 27, 2019 at 11:48 am | 6 comments | 4365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Chamber hires nonprofit veteran as new CEO

Charlie Weidanz, who has helped lead Abilities United and various other Peninsula nonprofits over the past three decades,...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2019
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Jun 27, 2019 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 4303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jones Mortuary could be uprooted for office building

East Palo Alto's only funeral home, Jones Mortuary, could be razed and replaced by a multistory office building, according...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2019
Last comment by I love it, on Jun 27, 2019 at 9:35 am | 14 comments | 7406 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford pitches $4.7B deal to county for campus expansion

Stanford University offered the county a deal on Monday that would commit $4.7 billion toward housing, transportation projects...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2019
Last comment by george drysdale, on Jun 27, 2019 at 9:25 am | 23 comments | 8535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Summertime and the livin' is jazzy

With Friday, June 21, marking the first official day of summer, the days are long and the local live jazz offerings particularly...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jun 27, 2019 at 6:15 am | 2 comments | 4499 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman groped by man while walking through Crescent Park neighborhood

A woman walking in Palo Alto’s Crescent Park neighborhood on Monday night was approached by a man who sexually battered...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by mauricio, on Jun 26, 2019 at 4:11 pm | 7 comments | 4978 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eager to start work on new bike bridge over Adobe Creek

After years of delays, debates and design revisions, Palo Alto is preparing to break ground on a new bike bridge over U.S....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2019
Last comment by @Richard, on Jun 25, 2019 at 5:26 pm | 33 comments | 8145 Views

AROUND TOWN

A three-peat for Gunn Control Ultimate Frisbee team

No one can doubt the Gunn Control Ultimate Frisbee team, based out of Gunn High. Despite finishing lower in the league standings,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2019
Last comment by AliMcGali, on Jun 25, 2019 at 4:59 pm | 2 comments | 6081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Shifting gears; clinching basketball's highest honor

In the latest Around Town column, a proposed car dealership without the Architectural Review Board's recommendation is coming...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2019
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 25, 2019 at 4:16 pm | 8 comments | 3566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board endorses superintendent's plan with hope for successful rollout next year

The Palo Alto school board approved Tuesday Superintendent Don Austin's overarching plan to guide the district forward under...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by member1, on Jun 25, 2019 at 1:32 pm | 25 comments | 3917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County to open new clinic with Planned Parenthood

Santa Clara County will be teaming up with Planned Parenthood on a new clinic opening in Mountain View this year. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2019
Last comment by Please, not so fast, on Jun 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm | 1 comment | 4132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto bans new cell towers next to public schools

Bowing to concerns from a group of residents, the Palo Alto City Council agreed this week to ban the installation of wireless...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 25, 2019 at 10:16 am | 18 comments | 7820 Views

SPORTS

It was home sweet home for Palo Alto 11-12 all-star team

Luke Sousa had two hits, stole home and contributed some great defensive work to help Palo Alto win its District 52 Little...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2019
Last comment by PA LL Parent, on Jun 24, 2019 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 4137 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto to add affordable homes, new transit connections with $20M grant

An East Palo Alto coalition will receive $20 million to add additional affordable housing units at Light Tree Apartments...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 24, 2019 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 8950 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VTA union rejects offer, may go on strike

A transit workers union voted overwhelmingly Wednesday night against a labor contract offer by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2019
Last comment by common sense, on Jun 23, 2019 at 9:32 pm | 10 comments | 3375 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lawmaker behind SB 50 makes case for zoning reforms to address state housing crisis

Scott Wiener, whose housing bill has energized housing advocates and galvanized local officials, came to Palo Alto on Friday...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jun 23, 2019 at 10:46 am | 105 comments | 10247 Views

SPORTS

Quintet of Stanford athletes named Academic All-Americans

Five Stanford student-athletes were named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America teams on Friday, led by Makenzie Fischer...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2019
Last comment by akohrman, on Jun 23, 2019 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 2124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto City Council approves new site for The Primary School

The East Palo Alto City Council voted 4-0 on Tuesday to advance a request from The Primary School to build a new campus at...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2019
Last comment by Marc, on Jun 22, 2019 at 6:24 pm | 3 comments | 6245 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto renews push toward business tax

As one of few cities in the area without a business tax, Palo Alto is preparing to shed that label in November 2020. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by merry, on Jun 22, 2019 at 3:21 pm | 23 comments | 6325 Views

AROUND TOWN

After 81 years, Palo Alto Host Lions Club shuts down

The Palo Alto Host Lions Club, one of the Bay Area's oldest service organizations known for the popular car show Concours...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2019
Last comment by thanks, Stanford!, on Jun 22, 2019 at 2:33 pm | 4 comments | 7166 Views
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