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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 | 689 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 | 5891 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police face fresh claim of excessive force

The Palo Alto Police Department was hit this month with a fresh claim of excessive use of force, stemming from a July incident...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2019
Last comment by R. Ortiz, on Dec 4, 2019 at 6:57 pm | 38 comments | 5218 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 | 2671 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 | 4141 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 | 1688 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 | 3693 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Palo Alto school employee killed in Mountain View collision

The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office has identified two people who died in a fiery head-on collision...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Jennifer Member, on Dec 3, 2019 at 6:36 pm | 11 comments | 10759 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 | 5494 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 | 1015 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 | 6113 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 | 1067 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Buena Vista resident who received city settlement faces burglary charges

Gustavo Alvarez, the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park resident who recently received a $572,500 settlement from the city of Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2019
Last comment by Nick, on Dec 2, 2019 at 6:03 pm | 16 comments | 3146 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 | 3830 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In the age of 'fake news,' Stanford study finds high schoolers unskilled at assessing online information

Many high school students are unable to assess the credibility and accuracy of online information, a new Stanford study has...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 2, 2019 at 12:03 pm | 22 comments | 5532 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Much ado about Churchill: Plans for busy rail crossing drive wedge between neighbors

The battle over Churchill Avenue's future in Palo Alto's grade-separation project has set off a political storm, pitting...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by Me 2, on Dec 2, 2019 at 10:20 am | 83 comments | 7115 Views

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Young Menlo Park couple could face fines of $500 per day for living in driveway RV

Arlena Bain and Alex Mulholland have lived quietly for months in an RV parked in the driveway of a Menlo Park home. But come...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 2, 2019 at 9:12 am | 24 comments | 5018 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to pay $572,500 to Buena Vista resident after violent arrest

Palo Alto will pay out $572,500 and require all officers in the Police Department to go through two hours of LGBTQ sensitivity...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 2, 2019 at 9:09 am | 63 comments | 5431 Views

SPORTS

The Knights rule the day at state cross country meet

Menlo School senior Kyra Pretre finished 13th overall, leading the Knights to a second place finish in Division IV at the...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2019
Last comment by Jorge Chen Menlo School XCTF, on Dec 1, 2019 at 11:04 pm | 2 comments | 1814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annual Festival of Lights Parade will brighten Los Altos

Downtown Los Altos will host its long-running Festival of Lights Parade on Sunday, Dec. 1, 6-8 p.m. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2019
Last comment by CalifPA, on Dec 1, 2019 at 1:57 pm | 1 comment | 1936 Views
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The holidays are here!

From live music to a visit with Santa, here's a look at some local holiday activities to help you get into the spirit of the season.

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