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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to make Juneteenth and Cesar Chavez Day city holidays

Palo Alto's elected leaders all agree that creating more holidays will help spread awareness, show inclusiveness and combat...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2023
Last comment by James, 44 minutes ago | 6 comments | 1543 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Life in a rented sleeping pod

Culinary student Karthik Manjappa arrived in the Bay Area with two suitcases and $1,000 in his bank account -- not nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2023
Last comment by scott, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 1996 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fall arts season offers gateway into new worlds

This fall offers the perfect chance to tap into new worlds inside an installation, on a canvas, a stage, or together as a...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2023
There are no comments yet. 6776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Modern Asian supermarket should be in the cannery site

What a tribute to the historic Chinese community in P.A. if the old cannery site could be turned into a modern, upscale Asian...

Original post made by rosemarye on Sep. 27, 2023
There are no comments yet. 68 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver hits two parked cars, flips vehicle on Emerson

Emergency vehicles swarmed a downtown Palo Alto block on Tuesday afternoon after a driver sideswiped two parked cars and...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 2001 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After two students are struck by cars, parents call for more traffic safety

Palo Alto parents are calling for more traffic-safety measures after two children were hit by cars in separate collisions,...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2023
Last comment by My Words, 6 hours ago | 61 comments | 13985 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Saying they want a seat at the table, Palo Alto Weekly journalists join effort to form a company-wide union

Newsroom employees at Embarcadero Media announced that they are forming a union on Tuesday. The proposed Embarcadero Community...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2023
Last comment by Annette, 10 hours ago | 7 comments | 1931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

4th largest powerball jackpot helps raise nearly $54M for California schools

The jackpot, which has been growing for over two months, now stands at an estimated $785 million for Monday night's draw....

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2023
Last comment by Jennifer, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 1041 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Trainer connected with Palo Alto dog's death charged in Massachusetts case

A woman who was under investigation for the disappearance and death of a Palo Alto family's beloved German shepherd in January...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2023
Last comment by Eva_PA, 10 hours ago | 2 comments | 4340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Property owner seeks city's help to fill vacancy in Homer Avenue building

Citing anemic demand for downtown office space in the aftermath of the pandemic, a Palo Alto developer is asking the city...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2023
Last comment by anon1234, 11 hours ago | 8 comments | 4688 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

President Biden arrives on Peninsula for campaign events, meeting with tech advisors

Biden landed at Moffett Federal Airfield in Mountain View at 3:17 p.m. on Sept. 26 after a visit earlier in the day with...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, 12 hours ago | 2 comments | 1665 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Large vegetation fire burning at University Avenue 101 interchange

Firefighters were responding to a large fire that burned shrubs and trees at University Avenue and the U.S. Highway 101 interchange...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 2273 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eichler-style fire station approved near Mitchell Park

Palo Alto passed a critical milestone Thursday in its plan to replace the aged and undersized fire station near Mitchell...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2023
Last comment by scott, on Sep 26, 2023 at 7:43 pm | 6 comments | 4739 Views

AROUND TOWN

Horrified by 'whites-only' language in their property deeds, Ladera residents worked hard to purge it

When Leslie Wambach was house hunting on the Midpeninsula, she thought she had found the perfect home. But then she discovered...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2023
Last comment by Lydia Kou, on Sep 26, 2023 at 7:06 pm | 5 comments | 4673 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City urged to think bigger as it rezones San Antonio Road for housing

As Palo Alto prepares to transform an industrial area around San Antonio Road into the city's next residential hub, housing...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2023
Last comment by Eeyore, on Sep 26, 2023 at 1:47 pm | 43 comments | 8665 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

College Terrace's tumultuous history with Leland Stanford

Palo Alto's College Terrace neighborhood likely wouldn't exist if developer Alexander Gordon had decided to sell the property...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2023
Last comment by Mondoman, on Sep 26, 2023 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 1809 Views

RESTAURANTS

Iconic restaurant The Fish Market auctions d├ęcor, equipment and furniture in online auction

The Fish Market, a 47-year-old seafood restaurant in Palo Alto that shut its El Camino Real branch to give way to a housing...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2023
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Sep 26, 2023 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 4194 Views

AROUND TOWN

City hopes to lure growth -- and grants -- to San Antonio Road

In designating San Antonio Road as a "priority development area," the Palo Alto City Council is hoping to attract grants...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2023
Last comment by PaloAltoVoter, on Sep 26, 2023 at 10:11 am | 6 comments | 4440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recession or not: 'The road ahead for housing will be the same or better'

Whether the economy has a soft landing and avoids a recession, or experiences a hard landing with rapid economic downturn,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Sep 25, 2023 at 11:31 pm | 1 comment | 2006 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto resident Offir Gutelzon leads massive Bay Area protest against Benjamin Netanyahu

Palo Alto based entrepreneur Offir Gutelzon led a massive, five-part protest yesterday, Sept. 18, across San Jose, Fremont...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2023
Last comment by Noel, on Sep 25, 2023 at 10:43 pm | 8 comments | 3990 Views
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