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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Form Fitness told to leave after failing to pay rent

After more than two decades in downtown Palo Alto, Form Fitness now appears to be entering its final stretch. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2022
Last comment by Morgan , 7 hours ago | 5 comments | 4057 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Beavers may help lessen damage from drought

Climate-driven droughts that create water-quality issues are proving to have a formidable foe: beavers. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2022
Last comment by Scottie Zimmerman, 7 hours ago | 2 comments | 1208 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest woman suspected of breaking into same Palo Alto house twice

Police in Palo Alto on Sunday arrested a woman in connection with burglarizing a home she had reportedly broken into six...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2022
Last comment by Citizen , 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 1944 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Driver in collision that killed parents of twins arraigned, held without bond

The two Redwood City drivers facing second-degree murder charges for their involvement in a major vehicle collision that...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2022
Last comment by Citizen , 10 hours ago | 8 comments | 3840 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police urged to crack down on officers' profanity

Palo Alto's independent police auditors have asked the Police Department to provide more training and counseling to officers...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2022
Last comment by Horst Mueller, 10 hours ago | 24 comments | 4996 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Math tutor charged with molestation faces accusers at preliminary hearing

The first group of 17 women who were allegedly molested by Palo Alto math tutor Mark Allan Hodes when they were children...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2022
Last comment by Citizen , 13 hours ago | 3 comments | 2961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bicycling in the dark: Local cyclists offer tips for safer riding in the evenings

With the shorter days of standard time, Palo Alto bicyclists have more obstacles to navigate, from the glare of the setting...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2022
Last comment by toransu, 16 hours ago | 9 comments | 3712 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for Stanford Shopping Center drive-by shooting

A man who allegedly fired multiple gunshots during a drive-by shooting at Stanford Shopping Center on Monday evening has...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, 17 hours ago | 14 comments | 11349 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Palo Alto is ready for more housing

You're 80 years old. You've lived in your apartment for decades. Your landlord keeps the rent low. You're walking distance...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by marc665, 18 hours ago | 57 comments | 5988 Views

AROUND TOWN

A European winter wonderland arrives in East Palo Alto

The Four Seasons Silicon Valley hotel has brought back a seasonal pop-up on its outdoor terrace, transforming the space with...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2847 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Holiday Fund: Community Legal Services defends tenants in need

When Bonnie Louisa Ball-Mendoza's landlord moved to evict her, Community Legal Services helped fight the eviction in court....

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1116 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two drivers arrested on murder charges in Redwood City collision that killed parents of twin girls

Two drivers, including a 17-year-old, face second-degree murder charges for their involvement in a Redwood City collision...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown development moves ahead despite criticism

A proposal to construct a mixed-use building with 65 apartments on University Avenue eked out an early win, despite criticism...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 23, 2022 at 11:43 am | 28 comments | 4529 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge sentences Elizabeth Holmes to over 11 years in prison

A federal judge sentenced Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes to 11 years and three months in prison on Friday, citing...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by Ben Z., on Nov 23, 2022 at 12:38 am | 20 comments | 6733 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Electrification project to temporarily close Caltrain pedestrian crossings, part of Oregon Expressway

Caltrain has announced planned rail crossings and street closures in Palo Alto that will take place starting this Monday,...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2022
Last comment by Frank, on Nov 22, 2022 at 10:58 am | 6 comments | 4987 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen driver faces possible murder charges for deadly car collision

Murder charges could be filed against the teenager suspected of causing a Nov. 4 Redwood City collision that killed two Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Nov 21, 2022 at 7:02 pm | 6 comments | 3421 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water board race: Eisenberg gains local donor support; Kremen attracts unions

Valley Water District Board incumbent Gary Kremen and challenger Rebecca Eisenberg have attracted divergent streams of donor...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 21, 2022 at 6:37 pm | 34 comments | 6236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's official: Fletcher Middle School will adopt sustainability focus with choice component next fall

Fletcher Middle School's plan to adopt a campuswide sustainability theme next fall and allow students from throughout Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2022
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Nov 21, 2022 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments | 2491 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jonsen declares victory in sheriff's race, but Jensen doesn't concede

Former Palo Alto police Chief Robert "Bob" Jonsen declared victory in a tight race with Kevin Jensen for Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2022
Last comment by W. Reller, on Nov 21, 2022 at 3:19 pm | 7 comments | 3253 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Complaint: Santa Clara County hospital execs threatened workers over striking

Health care workers have filed a complaint against Santa Clara County, claiming hospital leaders intimidated and threatened...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2022
Last comment by David, on Nov 20, 2022 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2288 Views
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