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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Reach Fitness closes, Blue Bottle to open

Reach Fitness Club is set to close on Dec. 15, ACE Hardware is using autonomous cars for deliveries and Blue Bottle Coffee...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2018
Last comment by charles reilly, on Nov 23, 2018 at 7:38 am | 1 comment | 8201 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to tap into the value of wastewater

Palo Alto's new plan for water management calls for building new plants, forging new partnerships and -- trickiest of all...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2018
Last comment by I Enjoy My Outhouse, on Nov 22, 2018 at 6:44 pm | 13 comments | 7341 Views

SPORTS

M-A, Palo Alto ready to renew an old football rivalry

It may only be the semifinals, but Saturday's Palo Alto at Menlo-Atherton football game is the one everyone locally has been...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2018
Last comment by Old SPAL, on Nov 22, 2018 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 4348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing proposal looks to aid the developmentally disabled

Palo Alto Housing's latest proposal for its hometown aims to address the unique housing challenges of disabled individuals...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 22, 2018 at 10:03 am | 22 comments | 5846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public vs. private for Middle School

I’m looking for opinions on Public vs. Private for my daughter, who is going to Middle School very soon. My daughter...

Original post made by TongZ on Oct. 24, 2018
Last comment by Dining at Fancy Places, on Nov 21, 2018 at 7:20 pm | 102 comments | 6180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters: Market showing signs of chilling

With the beginning of fall, buyers and sellers want to know what to expect in the real estate market this season. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Changing Demographics of PA, on Nov 21, 2018 at 7:10 pm | 20 comments | 6573 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More than the 'baby blues'

One in five mothers experience postpartum depression but most women affected by it struggle in silence. A group of local...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by Daychin Campbell, on Nov 21, 2018 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 15084 Views

AROUND TOWN

Postal Box Removal (Again)

All of the residential postal boxes in Evergreen Park and College Terrace have new signs indicating that they will be removed...

Original post made by Letter Sender on Nov. 17, 2018
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 21, 2018 at 5:18 am | 16 comments | 1278 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man exposes himself to girl in Fairmeadow

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who reportedly exposed himself to a 14-year-old girl who was walking her dog in the...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2018
Last comment by A Mental Disorder of Sorts, on Nov 20, 2018 at 5:07 pm | 3 comments | 5324 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly earns eight awards in Bay Area journalism contest

The Palo Alto Weekly's editorial staff collected eight awards in this year's Greater Bay Area Journalism Contest for a public...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2018
Last comment by Annette, on Nov 20, 2018 at 11:56 am | 5 comments | 4824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sobomehin pulls into third place in Ravenswood school board race

Almost two weeks past Election Day, Tamara Sobomehin has pulled into third place in the Ravenswood City School District Board...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2018
Last comment by Glad you're Gone Knight and Lopez, on Nov 20, 2018 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 5320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford University files amicus brief in Harvard admissions case

Stanford University is among the 15 private universities that have joined together in "one voice" in an amicus brief to defend...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Resident MD, on Nov 20, 2018 at 9:35 am | 64 comments | 8141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Greene Middle School celebrates 'transformative' renaming

Greene Middle School held a rededication ceremony on Wednesday in honor of its new namesake, an African-American technologist,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by Grren Acres Is the Place to Be, on Nov 20, 2018 at 7:55 am | 43 comments | 10840 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City leaders vow to improve code enforcement

Palo Alto leaders pledged on Tuesday to reform the city’s glitchy code-enforcement program, which according to a new audit...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by Alison, on Nov 20, 2018 at 6:31 am | 24 comments | 5913 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit finds flaws in code enforcement

Palo Alto's ever evolving and much maligned code-enforcement program will face fresh scrutiny from city leaders next week...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by Alison, on Nov 20, 2018 at 6:25 am | 29 comments | 10470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals cope with lingering smoky conditions

Many Palo Alto residents are spending more time indoors this week, skipping their regular activities as smoky conditions...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2018
Last comment by I Love a Warm Fireplace, on Nov 19, 2018 at 2:44 pm | 26 comments | 8899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rinconada Masters may be forced out of the pool

Members of Rinconada Masters, a swim club that has been based in Palo Alto since 1973, are facing an uncertain future after...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2018
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 19, 2018 at 11:01 am | 43 comments | 12261 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sister-in-law to face trial in Palo Alto killing

A Palo Alto woman accused of killing her sister-in-law at a Greenmeadow neighborhood home on July 7, 2016 was ordered on...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by Another, on Nov 19, 2018 at 9:48 am | 6 comments | 13884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alert extended, some schools close

As smoky conditions caused by the Camp Fire in Butte County persist on the Peninsula, Spare the Air alerts are continuing...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2018
Last comment by Masks, on Nov 19, 2018 at 2:07 am | 43 comments | 21194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area air quality expected to worsen Sunday

Smoke from the Camp Fire in Butte County, which has cast a pall over the entire Bay Area for more than a week, isn't expected...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2018
Last comment by Lawsuit Time, on Nov 18, 2018 at 2:13 pm | 16 comments | 12277 Views
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