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A 'Pride' premiere to be proud of

Paul Gordon's new musical adaptation of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" delights in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Rose, on Dec 12, 2019 at 8:40 pm | 1 comment | 4491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vintage vinyl sale coming to Cubberley on Saturday

Record collectors can hunt for rare treasure and popular favorites at the Friends of the Palo Alto Library/KFJC's pop-up...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Gethin, on Dec 12, 2019 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 1537 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men take the soccer limelight in NCAA Final Four

The seventh-seeded Stanford men's soccer team meets No. 3 Georgetown in the NCAA championship semifinals Friday at 3 p.m....

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Joel, on Dec 12, 2019 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 3793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman hides in Coach store past closing time, steals nearly $4K worth of goods

A woman who allegedly hid inside the Coach store at Stanford Shopping Center through a restricted entrance and stole nearly...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor , on Dec 12, 2019 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 5682 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Verbal altercation turns into assault, robbery at Palo Alto Walgreens

A man who allegedly assaulted a Walgreens employee and attempted to take another employee's cellphone at the Midtown Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 12, 2019 at 1:02 pm | 6 comments | 5644 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to protect your home against wildfire

Property owners play a vital role in preventing the spread of wildfires, particularly to their homes, according to Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 12, 2019 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 2596 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BevMo! pays $359K consumer protection settlement

Retail beverage giant BevMo! will pay $359,000 to resolve a lawsuit contending that the company sometimes charged customers...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 12, 2019 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 2982 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With clock ticking, urgency law to protect Palo Alto renters wins approval

After faltering its prior two attempts, the Palo Alto City Council approved on Monday night an urgency ordinance prohibiting...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 12, 2019 at 11:10 am | 9 comments | 3816 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eight natural wines to drink right now on the Peninsula

From a cabernet sauvignon-petit sirah blend made in a garage in Yolo County to an orange Georgian wine, here are five local...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by G. Pyszka, on Dec 12, 2019 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 6486 Views

MOVIES

One detained for injuring co-worker at Palo Alto business

Police have detained a person suspected of attacking and injuring his co-worker on Wednesday afternoon at a Palo Alto business,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2019
Last comment by Mohammad, on Dec 12, 2019 at 7:28 am | 17 comments | 23735 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission system up for an overhaul in Palo Alto

Citing widespread confusion about the roles and rules of local commissions, the Palo Alto City Council agreed on Monday to...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 11, 2019 at 4:48 pm | 7 comments | 3910 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Despite community and staff pleas, Ravenswood school board votes for external superintendent search

The Ravenswood City school board voted 3-1 on Thursday night, with Vice President Stephanie Fitch dissenting and President...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by Moyliten, on Dec 11, 2019 at 10:18 am | 21 comments | 6689 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Timber! Forty-foot-tall tree falls down on Middlefield Road

A 40-foot-tall Chinese elm tree collapsed on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto early Tuesday morning, blocking northbound lanes...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2019
Last comment by bikermom, on Dec 10, 2019 at 9:24 pm | 5 comments | 6882 Views

SPORTS

2019 All-Central Coast Section Boys Water Polo

Sacred Heart Prep junior Isaac Rotenberg and sophomore Luke Johnston, and Menlo School's Noah Housenbold and Greg Hilderbrand...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2019
Last comment by local fam, on Dec 10, 2019 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 4993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board ready to fund more services for students with dyslexia

For the first time, the Palo Alto school district has concrete data on how many of its youngest students are at risk for...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2019
Last comment by ChildFind, on Dec 10, 2019 at 4:57 pm | 21 comments | 9534 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 Lauren , on Dec 10, 2019 at 9:01 am | 17 comments | 7544 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ravenswood leadership proposes closing Brentwood, Willow Oaks elementary schools

The Ravenswood City School District has announced which of its five elementary schools have been proposed for closure next...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by Willows Resident , on Dec 9, 2019 at 9:58 pm | 8 comments | 11144 Views

AROUND TOWN

County assessor's report captures past 10 years, points to return to 'normal market'

Palo Alto's share of the assessment roll grew by 6.72% for 2019-2020 and makes up 7.62% of the total assessment roll. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2019
Last comment by 2%win, on Dec 9, 2019 at 8:59 pm | 16 comments | 7517 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to lean on churches for help with vehicle dwellers

Facing a flood of complaints about car campers parked on local streets, Palo Alto is once again looking to local churches...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 9, 2019 at 6:34 pm | 42 comments | 8870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Webcast: Rising wildfire risks

Fire agencies warn that the Santa Cruz Mountains could produce a large-scale blaze, similar to recent wildfires in the north...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2019
Last comment by Close BBQ-Land, AKA Foothills Park, on Dec 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 4841 Views
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