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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who's running in Newsom recall? Politicians, activists, Californians of all stripes

Forty-six candidates are running in California's second recall election for governor. They include politicians, activists...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by No heat, on Aug 26, 2021 at 4:01 pm | 2 comments | 8296 Views

MOVIES

Stanford Dish fire caused by bird that struck power line

A bird that flew into a power line sparked a grass fire at the Stanford Dish Tuesday night that threatened a structure and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Aug 24, 2017 at 9:04 am | 7 comments | 8296 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Realignment drives property-crime increase, report says

Property crimes across the state rose 7.6 percent this year, and Santa Clara County was hit the worst, with an increase of...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 24, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 8 comments | 8294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to cut funding for planning, transportation as revenues drop

With the city's finances sputtering, Palo Alto plans to reduce planning staff, eliminate its shuttle program and turn to...

Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by Red, on May 22, 2020 at 1:39 pm | 26 comments | 8294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate: School board candidates' answers to the Weekly's questions

The first portion of Thursday's debate featured answers to seven questions prepared by the Weekly and posed to the candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 8294 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prosthetic racing leg stolen from Paralympic hopeful, Gunn grad

The specialized prosthetic leg that Ranjit Steiner, a 2009 Gunn High School graduate, was counting on to carry him to a Paralympic...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by SF Transplant, on Mar 6, 2015 at 10:37 pm | 5 comments | 8294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Theater investigation focused on 'skimming'

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Original post made on Jun. 3, 2008
Last comment by lazlo toth, on Jun 6, 2008 at 6:18 pm | 71 comments | 8293 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Filoli catches the eye of Antiques Roadshow producer

With a large outdoor space, pleasant weather and a history of filming on the property, Filoli checked all the boxes for a...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2022
Last comment by dontliveinCA, on Feb 14, 2022 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 8293 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Stanford student dies in Hayward motorcycle crash

A motorcyclist who died in a crash late last month in Hayward was released Sunday by the Alameda County coroner's office...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by Duly Noted, on Mar 7, 2017 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 8292 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Second suspect in armed robbery at Fry's Electronics arrested

A Hayward man who allegedly committed an armed robbery at Fry's Electronics in late January, stealing gaming consoles, has...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:27 pm | 4 comments | 8291 Views

RESTAURANTS

Re-energized and relocated

In college (OK, it's been a few years) I survived on frozen Swanson Chicken Pot Pies. My local grocery store often had them...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by r morgan, on Apr 15, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 8291 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto broadens law to help evicted tenants

In an abrupt change of course, the Palo Alto City Council approved on Monday night a law ensuring that tenants facing eviction...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by There's More to the Picture, on Sep 19, 2018 at 2:45 pm | 23 comments | 8290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's 'Yes on A' parcel tax campaign raises more than $88K

With less than a week left until Election Day, the campaign in support of Palo Alto schools parcel tax Measure A has raised...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Greenacres, on May 3, 2015 at 2:47 am | 77 comments | 8290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

YouTube and beyond

On Saturday, Nov. 1, Stanford grads Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn return to campus to play the Bing Auditorium. Their band Pomplamoose...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 8290 Views

BOOKS

Foothill-De Anza receives award for online texts

Foothill-De Anza Community College District received a statewide technology award for developing a national consortium to...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Otis, on May 1, 2010 at 3:57 am | 4 comments | 8290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New plan for animal shelter concerns city workers

As Palo Alto braces for the next chapter for its aged but popular animal shelter, city workers who staff the East Bayshore...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by Jeremy Robinson, on Dec 15, 2016 at 11:59 am | 26 comments | 8289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chinese firm makes bid for Palo Alto, East Palo Alto hotels

A Chinese insurance company could soon be purchasing the company that owns the Westin and Sheraton hotels in Palo Alto, according...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Mar 15, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 10 comments | 8289 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why Can't Palo Alto Fix Its Libraries?

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Original post made by Concerned Resident on Jun. 2, 2006
Last comment by Very Tas, on Jun 8, 2006 at 3:11 pm | 12 comments | 8288 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man wakens, scares off home burglar Monday

A burglar rummaging through a Palo Alto house at about 11:30 a.m. Jan. 20 fled after he walked into a bedroom and discovered...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Grammar Girl, on Jan 26, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 11 comments | 8288 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senior unassisted living: home maintenance and the compost bin

My son has just threatened to write my unflattering obit--Death by Compost Bin--because such a disaster almost came true....

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 27, 2017 at 11:56 am | 24 comments | 8287 Views
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