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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford students press administrators in town hall on sexual assault

Stanford University leadership faced frank questions about sexual harassment and assault at a Tuesday town hall held in response...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2019
Last comment by @Anon, on Dec 8, 2019 at 10:21 pm | 27 comments | 6709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Student thefts prompt CVS to start five-at-time policy

The CVS at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto is limiting the number of students who can enter the store during the Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by Carol Scheufele , on Dec 8, 2019 at 11:12 am | 118 comments | 33416 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford law professor testifies to Trump's 'abuse of power'

Stanford Law School professor Pamela Karlan was one of three legal scholars who told the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by What Will They Do Next, on Dec 7, 2019 at 7:57 pm | 63 comments | 8192 Views

RESTAURANTS

Swanky Selby's serves steakhouse classics to the monied set

At Selby's, the newest addition to Bacchus Management Group's empire of upscale eateries, some dishes were beautifully executed...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 7, 2019 at 2:37 pm | 5 comments | 6269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Despite demand, rising costs force cutbacks to meal program

Nationally, Meals on Wheels deliveries have declined by 21 million since 2005. Santa Clara County has the means to provide...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2019
Last comment by Senior now myself, on Dec 7, 2019 at 2:31 pm | 2 comments | 5001 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund: Palo Alto, East Palo Alto students connect through music

A grant from the Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund has freed Palo Alto Music Connection volunteers to focus on their core mission:...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 7, 2019 at 2:29 pm | 3 comments | 4974 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Forecast shows tax revenues on the rise in Palo Alto

Despite mounting infrastructure costs and colossal pension obligations, Palo Alto is banking on good times ahead when it...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 7, 2019 at 9:57 am | 14 comments | 5451 Views

SPORTS

Martin picks up her Palo Alto basketball teammates in opener

There's a lot of shots to go around for the Paly girls basketball team with Annika Shah out for the season with a torn ACL....

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2019
Last comment by IMHO , on Dec 7, 2019 at 8:45 am | 4 comments | 3245 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to launch construction on bike bridge

It took far more time and money than anyone had expected, but construction is finally ready to launch on Palo Alto's long-awaited...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2019
Last comment by Hurry, on Dec 5, 2019 at 10:55 pm | 19 comments | 12534 Views

AROUND TOWN

John Daversa to perform free concert at CSMA

Grammy-winning jazz musician John Daversa will perform a free concert on Saturday, Dec. 7, at Mountain View's Community School...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 5, 2019 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 2404 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

To curb vaping, Palo Alto weighs ban on e-cigarettes

Citing ongoing concerns about the health impacts of vaping, three members of the Palo Alto City Council are proposing an...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2019
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 5, 2019 at 4:16 pm | 32 comments | 37828 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill-De Anza board approves duo of tax measures for March 2020 ballot

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District board approved two tax measures Monday that could alleviate budget woes...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2019
Last comment by s fong, on Dec 4, 2019 at 3:24 pm | 12 comments | 6289 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Committee backs 'safe parking' program for vehicle dwellers

Facing a growing population of vehicle dwellers, a committee of Palo Alto council members signaled support Tuesday for a...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by Posted by Considering a Move to Palo Alto, on Dec 4, 2019 at 1:40 pm | 34 comments | 8365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google co-founders Brin, Page step down from Alphabet roles

In a surprise announcement Tuesday, Sergey Brin and Larry Page said they were stepping down from their leadership positions...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2019
Last comment by R. Ortiz, on Dec 4, 2019 at 12:22 pm | 5 comments | 3842 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto delays 'urgency' law to protect renters -- again

A proposal in Palo Alto to pass an "emergency law" to protect tenants facing evictions before California's new renter-protection...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2019
Last comment by george drysdale, on Dec 4, 2019 at 11:31 am | 30 comments | 7927 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Cubberley plan sets stage for tense debate

With the Palo Alto City Council and school district struggling to forge a common vision for redeveloping Cubberley Community...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2019
Last comment by CubberlyCommunityHousingYes, on Dec 3, 2019 at 6:04 pm | 23 comments | 11047 Views

SPORTS

Dominant fourth period leads SHP girls into NorCal D-I final

Eleanor Facey scored the go-ahead goal with 1:18 remaining to help the Sacred Heart Prep girls water polo team beat Miramonte...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2019
Last comment by local fam, on Dec 3, 2019 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 3639 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E: 400K Bay Area customers could lose power this weekend in public safety shutoff

As many as 850,000 PG&E customers across all of the utility's service area could lose power this weekend in the latest public...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 3, 2019 at 12:43 pm | 39 comments | 8807 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Shah out for the season with a torn ACL

Palo Alto High's Annika Shah, who averaged 25.2 points per game as a sophomore and is a two-time All-SCVAL selection, is...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2019
Last comment by Scott Peters Fan, on Dec 3, 2019 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 3343 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, on Dec 2, 2019 at 2:58 pm | 16 comments | 6891 Views
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