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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rise in breakdowns, little oversight: Why local elevator rescues have reached a new high

What goes up doesn't always come down. That's the issue with some elevators in Palo Alto and Stanford, data from the Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Dec 14, 2022 at 4:46 pm | 11 comments | 6221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dinosaurs to take over courtyard at Junior Museum and Zoo

After balking last month, Palo Alto approved a plan to welcome dinosaur sculptures to its newly renovated Junior Museum and...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2022
Last comment by Palo Alto native, on Dec 14, 2022 at 5:52 am | 8 comments | 3207 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Martha Barragan edges out Webster Lincoln in East Palo Alto City Council race

The tense race for two open seats came down to just 19 votes between Martha Barragan and Webster Lincoln. In the end, it...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2022
Last comment by John Carter, on Dec 13, 2022 at 10:29 pm | 10 comments | 4064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area cold snap to linger though the week

The Bay Area is in the midst of a persistent cold snap that brought a smattering of snow to some of the region's higher peaks...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Dec 13, 2022 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 2073 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Affordable apartments debut at Wilton Court

For months, Dawn Wood watched hopefully as the four-story building down the street from her family's home transformed from...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2022
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Dec 13, 2022 at 2:26 pm | 20 comments | 5766 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Food donations rise after implementation of new law

A new state law allowed Santa Clara County businesses to donate almost 5 million pounds of food during the first half of...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2022
Last comment by akaMaiNguyen, on Dec 13, 2022 at 6:27 am | 1 comment | 3482 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto breaks ground on University Avenue pedestrian overcrossing

A long-awaited pedestrian-bicycle overcrossing that's expected to make for safe passage over U.S. Highway 101 at University...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2022
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Dec 12, 2022 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 5411 Views

SPORTS

Stanford hires Sacramento State's Troy Taylor as new football coach

Troy Taylor, football coach at Sacramento State and a former Cal Bears quarterback, will be Stanford's next head football...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2022
Last comment by Bob Prescott, on Dec 12, 2022 at 3:00 pm | 4 comments | 4026 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 Paige, on Dec 12, 2022 at 12:03 pm | 91 comments | 10110 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thieves take $35K in merchandise from Apple store on Black Friday

Two people who entered the Apple store at Stanford Shopping Center on Nov. 25 during busy Black Friday sales events at the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2022
Last comment by Ryan, on Dec 11, 2022 at 10:35 pm | 68 comments | 54593 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Convicted Theranos executive Sunny Balwani sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison

A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced former Theranos president and chief operating officer Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani to a...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on Dec 11, 2022 at 5:03 pm | 10 comments | 2240 Views

AROUND TOWN

New blood, Big Oil: California Legislature starts special session

A new state Legislature with a record number of women and plenty of new faces is sworn into office. Gov. Gavin Newsom immediately...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Dec 10, 2022 at 4:51 pm | 2 comments | 2121 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Soccer star's parents sue Stanford University after her death

The parents of a Stanford women's soccer star who died by suicide after learning she faced disciplinary action filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2022
Last comment by III, on Dec 10, 2022 at 10:07 am | 20 comments | 10304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hopes dim for restoring former Fry's building

Poor conditions and new building codes have challenged the city's efforts to preserve the old cannery on Portage Avenue that...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2022
Last comment by III, on Dec 10, 2022 at 10:00 am | 22 comments | 5489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Christmas Tree Lane ready to light up the holidays

In the latest column, read news about the return of Christmas Tree Lane, upcoming road closures for Caltrain electrification...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4929 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Debate unpacks where East Palo Alto City Council candidates stand on public safety, jobs for residents

East Palo Alto voters got their chance to hear City Council candidates discuss top issues facing the city during a Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by We Are The People, on Dec 10, 2022 at 1:27 am | 4 comments | 3098 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford hires former federal judge to lead review into president's research

Stanford's board of trustees has released more information about its plans to investigate President Marc Tessier-Lavigne's...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2022
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Dec 9, 2022 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 4909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund: Inspiring and connecting kids by making the arts accessible

Launched in 2021 with a grant from the Weekly's Holiday Fund, the Pacific Art League's Free Expressive Art Open Studio Sessions...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3415 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 Anony Mouse, on Dec 8, 2022 at 8:36 pm | 11 comments | 4230 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lucky number three: Pamela Walsh Gallery holds party to mark anniversary

For all but four months of its existence, Pamela Walsh Gallery has operated during the pandemic. Now the gallery will celebrate...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2022
Last comment by Stephanie Romm Friduss, on Dec 8, 2022 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 1438 Views
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