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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shana Segal: A teacher's perspective

Palo Alto Unified alum and current district parent Shana Segal is running for a spot on the school board in hopes of bringing...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2022
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 7, 2022 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shounak Dharap: Overseeing the follow through

In seeking a second term on the Palo Alto school board, Shounak Dharap hopes to follow through with many of the initiatives...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1494 Views

RESTAURANTS

French chef reopens Palo Alto cafe following pandemic shutdown

After a nearly three-year hiatus, The Redwood, a cafe at Avenidas in downtown Palo Alto, reopened its doors Monday, Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2022
Last comment by Green Gables, on Oct 7, 2022 at 6:12 am | 2 comments | 4292 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The sheriff's race: What they'd do if elected

How the scandal-plagued Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office will operate in a post-Laurie Smith era will be determined by...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2022
Last comment by Neal, on Oct 6, 2022 at 6:47 pm | 2 comments | 8027 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board candidates bring in over $50K in campaign donations

The race for Palo Alto's school board has drawn over $50,000 in campaign donations so far this year, with Nicole Chiu-Wang...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2022
Last comment by Allison, on Oct 5, 2022 at 9:36 pm | 8 comments | 3650 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidates for sheriff square off at community forum

Two Santa Clara County Sheriff candidates each sought to convince voters they would be the better choice during a debate...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2022
Last comment by White Senior fears Palo Alto Police, on Oct 5, 2022 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 7553 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge delays Elizabeth Holmes' sentencing

A federal judge ordered that the Oct. 17 sentencing of Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes be delayed. Judge Edward...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 5, 2022 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 2424 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Downtown bicyclist attacked in race-fueled hit-and-run

An assault on Sept. 29 in Palo Alto is being investigated by police as a hate crime after a man on a bicycle was allegedly...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Oct 5, 2022 at 9:25 am | 6 comments | 5660 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged with hate crimes, robberies against South Asian women

An East Palo man who allegedly ripped the necklaces from the necks of 14 South Asian women has been charged with robbery...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Oct 5, 2022 at 9:17 am | 5 comments | 4275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Pod house' found in violation of several city building codes

A Palo Alto home that's been touted as a model for affordable shared housing because it's been renovated with 14 small sleeping...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Oct 5, 2022 at 7:22 am | 43 comments | 18737 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman brandishes gun during road rage incident in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating a road rage incident that occurred on Sept. 28 in which one of the suspects pointed a...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Oct 5, 2022 at 2:41 am | 1 comment | 3822 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Environmental watchdog group sues Valley Water over alleged fish-killing practices

The watchdog group San Francisco Baykeeper filed suit on Tuesday against the Santa Clara Valley Water District for allegedly...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2022
Last comment by Lorraine Nichols, on Oct 4, 2022 at 9:57 am | 4 comments | 2679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In wide-ranging candidates' forum, 4 vying for school board seats tackle tough issues

Weighing in on topics ranging from homework policies to student achievement, the four candidates for the Palo Alto Unified...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2022
Last comment by Greene and Paly Parent, on Oct 4, 2022 at 9:43 am | 9 comments | 4509 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes aim at water heaters to curb carbon emissions

Seeking to accelerate its climate change efforts, Palo Alto unveiled on Tuesday an ambitious new program that would replace...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by N, on Oct 3, 2022 at 12:47 pm | 32 comments | 10770 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California drought likely to stretch into fourth year

As California's 2022 water year ended last week, the parched state is bracing for another dry year -- its fourth in a row....

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2022
Last comment by Green Gables, on Oct 3, 2022 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 3956 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Live forum to explore East Palo Alto City Council candidates' views

East Palo Alto City Council hopefuls include the incumbent mayor; a minister and coach; a former teacher; two self-employed...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 3, 2022 at 10:23 am | 5 comments | 4303 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With fiber expansion, Palo Alto prepares for fierce competition

Palo Alto is still at least five years away from a citywide fiber network, but 738 residents had already contributed $50...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Oct 2, 2022 at 5:18 pm | 44 comments | 8347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lisa Forssell: Seeing green

Lisa Forssell sees a direct connection between rising rents, power outages and the cost of sandwiches and haircuts. The Utilities...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 2, 2022 at 11:56 am | 7 comments | 2543 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain plan to rebuild San Francisquito Bridge may upend Palo Alto's rail priorities

A proposal by Caltrain to replace the aged bridge over San Francisquito Creek may force Palo Alto to speed up its plans for...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by Leslie York, on Oct 1, 2022 at 7:59 am | 25 comments | 11303 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brian Hamachek: Preserve and protect

Brian Hamachek wants to change City Hall culture to preserve the character of the city. More than any other candidate in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2022
Last comment by Local Resident, on Sep 30, 2022 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 2675 Views
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