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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. 5042 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 | 3141 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 | 5015 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. 3483 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 | 4300 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 | 1491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Punching bags, kettlebells and Hawaiian vibes: Boxing gym set to open on Cal. Ave.

Nito Boxing, the newest gym looking to entrench itself on California Avenue's "Fitness Row," has a grand vision for its first...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 8, 2022 at 8:48 am | 4 comments | 4328 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Boy, 12, reported missing out of Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are seeking the public's help in locating a 12-year-old boy missing since Tuesday afternoon. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Dec 7, 2022 at 5:19 pm | 4 comments | 10531 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks greater say in Stanford growth plan

​​As Santa Clara County prepares to adopt a new plan to govern Stanford University's growth, Palo Alto officials are...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2022
Last comment by Mac Peterson, on Dec 7, 2022 at 4:36 pm | 12 comments | 5737 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planned auto dealership gives bicyclists reason to cheer

Bicyclists rarely get excited about new car dealerships, but the one currently proposed for the former site of Ming's Restaurant...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Dec 7, 2022 at 12:10 pm | 21 comments | 7216 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With City Council's approval, Mercedes-Benz dealership crosses the finish line

A proposed Mercedes-Benz dealership cruised past the finish line Monday night when the City Council gave the project at the...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 7, 2022 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 4016 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Theranos president asks for no prison time; prosecutors want 15 years

In dueling sentencing memorandums filed late Wednesday night, lawyers for convicted Theranos executive Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on Dec 5, 2022 at 6:29 pm | 6 comments | 3443 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Driving fitness, not age, could determine when to hand over the keys

When's the right time for an older adult to stop driving? Experts share the warning signs, which "general nervousness," close...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 5, 2022 at 6:20 pm | 4 comments | 3818 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto rejects recommendations to have county vet its ballot questions

Defying recommendations from the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury, Palo Alto will not submit its ballot measure questions...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Dec 5, 2022 at 2:08 pm | 8 comments | 4249 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kiely Nosé tapped to stay on as assistant city manager

Kiely Nosé, a City Hall veteran who has been filling in as City Manager Ed Shikada's top lieutenant since March 2021, is...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2022
Last comment by S. Underwood, on Dec 5, 2022 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 2466 Views

RESTAURANTS

Comings and goings: Cocoa & Butter and Wahlburgers shutter, Tootsie's reopens and more

As the end of 2022 nears, the local dining scene is in a state of flux. Two eateries have recently closed, a popular East...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2022
Last comment by Alex LoCoCo, on Dec 4, 2022 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 1419 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry sells Atherton home for $31.15M

Are Stephen and Ayesha Curry still Atherton residents? Records show the couple quietly sold their home in West Atherton last...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2022
There are no comments yet. 5716 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As e-biking accelerates, Palo Alto eyes new restrictions in nature preserves

With e-bikes growing in popularity, Palo Alto officials are racing to keep up with the changing legal landscape and impose...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2022
Last comment by Eeyore, on Dec 4, 2022 at 1:35 pm | 18 comments | 6487 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football director immediately resigns after Saturday's loss

Stanford University's winningest head coach and director of football, David Shaw, has resigned effective immediately, following...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2022
Last comment by john_alderman, on Dec 4, 2022 at 10:45 am | 22 comments | 9219 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford to investigate university president's research over scientific misconduct allegations

The review comes after a student news outlet detailed suspected problems with Marc Tessier-Lavigne's research papers. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 3, 2022 at 2:40 pm | 7 comments | 4477 Views
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