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SPORTS

Traditional powers to meet in CCS D-II football semifinals

An unlikely pair of road upsets took place last week in the first round of the Central Coast Section Division II football...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2019
Last comment by Gary Ruppel, on Nov 21, 2019 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 4262 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At long last, Palo Alto will have a mental health center where teens can walk in for help  

A yearslong effort to open a first-of-its-kind youth mental health center in Palo Alto reached a major milestone on Tuesday:...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2019
Last comment by Jacob Towery, MD, on Nov 21, 2019 at 12:55 pm | 7 comments | 16336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge blocks religious refusal rule that would've put county at risk of losing federal funds

A U.S. judge in San Francisco on Tuesday struck down a new rule that would've allowed health care workers to refuse to provide...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2019
Last comment by ThereAreOtherExamples, on Nov 21, 2019 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 3338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View Planned Parenthood clinic opening delayed, diverting patients out of town

Despite hopes for a clean transition for patients, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte announced that its new location in Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2019
Last comment by He Must Go, on Nov 20, 2019 at 9:18 pm | 1 comment | 3770 Views

SPORTS

A successful golf season ends with state title for Palo Alto

There’s a first time for everything and the Palo Alto girls golf team surprised the field by winning the CIF High School...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2019
Last comment by Karen H, on Nov 20, 2019 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 3664 Views

SPORTS

Gunn seniors end with first CCS girls water polo title

Gunn senior co-captains Isobel Taylor and Cooper McKenna will savor the experience of winning the Central Coast Section Division...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2019
Last comment by Dennis, on Nov 20, 2019 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 3937 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto had $46M income "surplus" -- go towards $455M pension gap?

My understanding is that at the end of the fiscal year, Palo Alto had $46 million in net income. Shouldn't that somehow...

Original post made by Anon on Nov. 19, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 20, 2019 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 831 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Will a 76-year deal make Palo Alto's wastewater safe to drink?

Seeking to turn wastewater into a valuable and drinkable commodity, Palo Alto and Santa Clara Valley Water are moving ahead...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 20, 2019 at 9:06 am | 9 comments | 6595 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Battery, hate crime reported on Stanford campus

Stanford University deputies are searching for a woman pushed and called another woman an ethnic slur on Stanford University's...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2019
Last comment by Nick, on Nov 19, 2019 at 8:47 pm | 7 comments | 5175 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes planned for hazardous south Palo Alto intersection

The intersection of San Antonio Road and East Charleston Road is perhaps the busiest junction in south Palo Alto, and certainly...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2019
Last comment by Capt. Kirk, on Nov 19, 2019 at 1:58 pm | 57 comments | 12922 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new deal, Palo Alto banks on recycled water for drought protection

Seeking to fortify the city against future droughts, Palo Alto approved on Monday a 76-year deal with Santa Clara Valley...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2019
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Nov 19, 2019 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 5418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lukewarm on teacher housing, school board doesn't direct staff to pursue further

Despite the rise in interest in building housing for teachers and staff in school districts across the Bay Area, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2019
Last comment by ps, on Nov 19, 2019 at 3:10 am | 28 comments | 5737 Views

SPORTS

Miracle goal helps M-A boys win first CCS title in 12 years

Julian Montoya was in the right place at the right time and made the right decision in scoring his game-winning goal Saturday...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2019
Last comment by Jeff Blohm, on Nov 18, 2019 at 10:31 pm | 2 comments | 3675 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto utility worker who died on duty identified

The City of Palo Alto Utilities lineperson who died Saturday from injuries that he suffered while upgrading a transformer...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2019
Last comment by Nina, on Nov 18, 2019 at 9:30 pm | 5 comments | 15738 Views

AROUND TOWN

Webcast: Debate over Foothills Park

Ryan McCauley, a member of Palo Alto's Parks and Recreation Commission, talks with Weekly staff about the commission's new...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2019
Last comment by So we have history covered, on Nov 18, 2019 at 4:15 pm | 14 comments | 5184 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain hits empty car near Churchill Avenue

A southbound Caltrain struck a car on the tracks near Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto this evening, the agency said on Twitter....

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 18, 2019 at 10:30 am | 34 comments | 9606 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto returns home with a CCS football playoff victory

Palo Alto went on the road Friday to Salinas and came back home with a big upset win, 27-20 over No. 3 seed Palma at Rabobank...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2019
Last comment by Frank Owen, on Nov 18, 2019 at 6:46 am | 2 comments | 5191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents split over Churchill closure at rail meeting

As Palo Alto kicked off on Thursday a fresh phase of outreach in its ambitious plan to redesign rail crossings, city staff...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Family Friendly, on Nov 17, 2019 at 3:02 pm | 120 comments | 11431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Capital plans; the power of literacy

In the latest Around Town column, find how what issues Palo Alto City Council members want the city's legislative advocate...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2019
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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to ban natural gas in new buildings

Palo Alto took its most dramatic action of the year on reducing greenhouse-gas emissions Monday night, when the City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by StupidSolution, on Nov 17, 2019 at 10:57 am | 102 comments | 24045 Views
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