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New accessory-dwelling units law brings hope, confusion

Palo Alto's recent effort to encourage more accessory-dwelling units has resulted in a modest uptick of these dwellings --...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2018
Last comment by nomo, on Jan 29, 2018 at 7:36 pm | 29 comments | 12339 Views


Liquid-gas machinery plant could create 900 East Palo Alto jobs

A proposed facility to manufacture machines that make liquid natural gas could break ground in East Palo Alto within a year....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 20, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 6 comments | 12335 Views


Demystifying concussions

Inside Stanford University's Arrillaga Athletic Center, Dr. Jamshid Ghajar, director of the Concussion and Brain Performance...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by John Henry Ruminski, on Aug 6, 2016 at 8:56 pm | 5 comments | 12334 Views


Labor of loaf: Manresa Bread expands to Palo Alto

Manresa Bread is expanding to Palo Alto's Town & Country Village this spring. This marks the fourth location for the institution...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2022
Last comment by Bob's, on Jan 20, 2022 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 12334 Views


Palo Alto in 'uncharted' territory on compost

The future of organic waste in Palo Alto remains hazy, but city officials hope to solve this messy and divisive dilemma by...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by carla carvalho, on Oct 22, 2012 at 8:18 pm | 19 comments | 12333 Views


School board majority defends sex ed process

On Tuesday night, three of five Palo Alto school board members stood by the district's selection of a new sexual education...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by @Sanctimonious Poster , on Jun 16, 2017 at 3:58 pm | 41 comments | 12333 Views


Palo Alto banks on fiber to transform utilities

After nearly 20 years of trying -- and failing -- to expand the city’s fiber ring, Palo Alto leaders are now flirting with...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 30, 2019 at 10:27 pm | 18 comments | 12330 Views


Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre closes for remodel

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre has closed for significant interior renovations, with new seating, updated restrooms and an...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Judy Adams, on Oct 24, 2016 at 3:31 pm | 26 comments | 12329 Views


State budget cuts could hurt Palo Alto schools


Original post made on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by JennieLyn, on Jan 22, 2008 at 7:37 pm | 85 comments | 12328 Views


Stanford study: 22 percent of California in poverty

The sky-high cost of housing in California is pushing many families into poverty, according to new research by the Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Shocked and Awed, on Oct 4, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 21 comments | 12328 Views


Palo Alto power outage affecting about 2,500 customers

Power has gone out in the Barron Park area of Palo Alto, impacting about 2,500 customers, according to a tweet from City...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2020
Last comment by Val, on Jan 15, 2020 at 6:21 pm | 20 comments | 12328 Views


Teen sleep debt, stress: Thoughts from a child psychiatrist and parent

The outpouring of discussion around stress, school, mental illness and the welfare of our teens has been tremendous these...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Maria Daehler, on Feb 23, 2015 at 10:35 am | 14 comments | 12326 Views


Recreating Palo Alto's parks

Palo Alto's population is once again growing at higher-than-expected rates, prompting competing demands for recreation space....

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Apr 4, 2017 at 7:01 pm | 10 comments | 12325 Views


Club sports add challenges to school athletics

The emergence of "club sports" in the past 20 years has created a pool of experienced coaches in high school athletics --...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 14, 2010 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 12325 Views


Five contenders line up in sheriff's race

The Weekly spoke to Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith, who has held the office since 1998, and the four challengers...

Original post made on May. 11, 2018
There are no comments yet. 12323 Views


ShotSpotter system records tragic plane crash

First there is the sound of a plane's engines. Then a crackling noise, as though the plane has hit a power line. Then, crashing...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by T Tierney, on Feb 24, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 37 comments | 12321 Views


Eichler community divided over two-story houses

When a group of Fairmeadow residents launched an effort two years ago to ban new two-story buildings in their Eichler neighborhood,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 6, 2010 at 8:07 am | 192 comments | 12321 Views


Business registry proposed in Palo Alto

Palo Alto is famous for its love of data and wealth of jobs. But when it comes to data about jobs, city officials often find...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Feb 26, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 40 comments | 12319 Views


Gunn staff, students protest layoffs

About 20 Gunn High School staff, teachers and students stayed until the late hours of Tuesday evening's school board meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by PAEA rules, on Jun 12, 2017 at 6:27 pm | 43 comments | 12319 Views


Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe comes to Palo Alto, Farmigo adds new pickup location

In this week's retail news, San Jose's popular breakfast-and-lunch restaurant Bill Cafe comes to Midtown Palo Alto, and Farmigo...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by PaloAlto, on Mar 5, 2016 at 7:37 pm | 3 comments | 12319 Views
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