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SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto educational pioneer dies at 91

Gertrude Dyer Wilks, a longtime East Palo Alto resident who became a prominent and powerful figure in the community, died...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2019
Last comment by scorpio, on Jan 24, 2019 at 8:24 am | 2 comments | 8456 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board backs teacher housing proposal

A proposal to build affordable housing for local teachers and staff in Palo Alto took another step forward on Tuesday with...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by RV Dweller, on Jan 23, 2019 at 8:48 pm | 13 comments | 6781 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

President Hotel residents told to leave by end of January

After months of negotiations that temporarily extended their stays, the remaining residents of President Hotel Apartments...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by Witness To An Eviction, on Jan 23, 2019 at 8:31 pm | 35 comments | 11598 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fueled by early success, Palo Alto TMA eyes expansion

The Palo Alto Transportation Management Association is now preparing to bring its traffic-fighting efforts to California...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 23, 2019 at 12:36 am | 18 comments | 7745 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy City Manager Rob de Geus to depart

Deputy City Manager Rob de Geus, a City Hall veteran, will be stepping down at the end of February to start a new job as...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Sheri, on Jan 22, 2019 at 10:44 am | 9 comments | 11284 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar livestreams home break-in, strips down to her underwear

An East Palo Alto woman allegedly walked into an apparent stranger's house in Woodside on Sunday and livestreamed a rant...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2019
Last comment by Hilarious, on Jan 22, 2019 at 10:39 am | 4 comments | 5204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford volleyball adds assistant to women's staff

Former U.S. women's national volleyball team member Alisha Glass Childress, who is married to former Stanford All-American...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2019
There are no comments yet. 4472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

NOTE TO DESIGNER: Photo to attach above first item in Upfront folder. Give courtesy to Whitney Ludeen. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 21, 2019 at 10:59 am | 1 comment | 8291 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Piano teacher arrested for sex crimes on relative

Nicholas Robinson has been arrested for alleged sexual abuse on an underage relative. He is also a piano teacher who gives...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by R.Davis, on Jan 21, 2019 at 8:40 am | 5 comments | 9264 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters: Slowdown is more than seasonal

The residential property market in Palo Alto has cooled down in the last six months. This year's sudden shift is more than...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2018
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, on Jan 20, 2019 at 10:27 pm | 92 comments | 11766 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park homicide suspect appears in court

Francis Wolke, the 36-year-old Ohio man suspected in the killing of Kathleen Anne Hughes Anderson of Menlo Park, appeared...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2018
Last comment by Kate Mandelbaum , on Jan 20, 2019 at 6:51 pm | 6 comments | 9303 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Affordable-housing project wins approval in Palo Alto

Palo Alto reached a rare milestone in its effort to encourage more housing on Monday night, when the City Council approved...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by Remembering, on Jan 20, 2019 at 1:12 pm | 24 comments | 26017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Are parents coddling their kids too much?

Consider the following: Teens, in the past couple of years, are complaining more and more that they are stressed out and...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Hm, on Jan 20, 2019 at 11:21 am | 32 comments | 6830 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Middlefield Road 'road diet' set to become permanent

After an extended trial run, Palo Alto is preparing to make permanent the recent road modifications on a busy stretch of...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2019
Last comment by Moot, on Jan 20, 2019 at 11:11 am | 40 comments | 13784 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board considers legal options for Stanford growth

The Palo Alto Unified school board will meet with the district's attorneys in closed session on Tuesday to discuss options...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by Stan, on Jan 19, 2019 at 5:23 pm | 35 comments | 7500 Views

AROUND TOWN

City declines to interfere in President Hotel evictions

Residents of the President Hotel Apartments made a last-ditch plea on Monday night to the City Council to help them obtain...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 19, 2019 at 2:43 pm | 13 comments | 5272 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eastside Prep basketball gets the best of both worlds

Raymond Reece scored 27 points to help the Eastside Prep boys basketball team beat host Pinewood, 72-29, in a West Bay Athletic...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2948 Views

AROUND TOWN

A farewell to forks

Longtime restaurant critic Dale Bentson pens his final piece for the Weekly after 18 years of reviewing Peninsula eateries. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jan 18, 2019 at 8:41 pm | 1 comment | 9969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local food pantries prepare for more clients if government shutdown continues

Bay Area families that depend on federal programs for their basic food needs could find themselves without a lifeline by...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by Perfect name for you, on Jan 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 4089 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ceremony honoring emergency volunteers marks 10 years

Three residents and two organizations will receive honors for their work to prepare the community for an emergency this Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by ANNETTE, on Jan 18, 2019 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 3512 Views
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