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AROUND TOWN

Cities rush to prepare for new marijuana era

Palo Alto is one of many Midpeninsula cities taking a conservative, wait-and-see approach on sales and cultivation of recreational...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by NoBogarting, 1 minute ago | 27 comments | 2824 Views

SPORTS

Stanford notebook: Love promoted for Heisman; Rabbit run

The Stanford football program officially unveiled a #HeismanLove campaign for its electric junior running back. The student...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Trish Bubenik , 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 321 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline: Is 'Restore Hetch Hetchy' a pipe dream or a living vision?

A century ago the great conservationist John Muir fought his last great battle: a doomed effort to prevent San Francisco...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Leave Hetch Hetchy as it is., 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 1408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wrong-way driver causes major crash

A man who drove the wrong way for miles on two freeways crashed into another car, causing a shutdown of southbound Interstate...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2017
Last comment by A little civility, please., 1 hour ago | 13 comments | 4610 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: New bakery opens; Chop & Pub

In the latest Shop Talk column, read about a new Palo Alto bakery and a booze-and-tapas establishment headed to Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Novelera, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 2037 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to transform animal shelter advances

Palo Alto's cramped but beloved animal shelter will be turned over to the nonprofit Pets in Need and ultimately replaced...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Dan, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 2312 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Behind the Headlines': Palo Alto's pension problem

Palo Alto is facing a pension and retiree medical liability that City Councilman Eric Filseth says approaches $1 billion....

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by WakeupTime, 3 hours ago | 29 comments | 3831 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Deputy fire chief sues city of Palo Alto

Catherine Capriles, Palo Alto's deputy fire chief, is suing the city for an unlimited amount of money and seeks a writ of...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Pat Burt, 3 hours ago | 35 comments | 7544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An island of conservatives in a sea of liberals

A Paly junior hopes a new club she founded will not only provide a way for conservative students to meet but also spur awareness...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 3 hours ago | 32 comments | 4572 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep boys grabs pair of water polo wins

Sacred Heart Prep won a pair of nonleague boys water polo contests Saturday at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, beating...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2017
Last comment by SportsPerson, 3 hours ago | 5 comments | 579 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town: a powerful reminder; family reunion

Learn about the recent landscaping work at the site where a former Stanford University student sexually assaulted a woman...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Obvious, 4 hours ago | 4 comments | 1384 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Miranda, it's all about making up for lost time

Robert Miranda, a senior at Menlo School, competed in his first cross country meet since he was a sophomore Saturday and...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Jerry , 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 1106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Enforcement to remove RVs largely ineffective

The scores of RVs and other vehicles in which people are living along El Camino Real haven't dwindled much since late June,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by resident, 8 hours ago | 84 comments | 8006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cottage clusters becoming a thing of the past?

Palo Alto could soon lose two cottage clusters, the small groupings of bungalows built between the 1930s and 1950s that some...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Eric, 19 hours ago | 21 comments | 3141 Views

AROUND TOWN

City eyes $10.6M price tag for janitorial work

Palo Alto's commitment to fair wages will face its first real test Monday night, when the City Council considers a new janitorial...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Tough Love, 21 hours ago | 8 comments | 3179 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Our reporting on arrests

At age 19, Joe Smith, home from college and enjoying catching up with some old high school friends the night after Thanksgiving...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Darry Biller, 21 hours ago | 5 comments | 1128 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire Department to cut positions as it deals with falling revenue

The Palo Alto Fire Department plans to eliminate 11 positions -- roughly 10 percent of its workforce -- to deal with falling...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Fred Balin, 22 hours ago | 44 comments | 4953 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still looking for change

Gunn High School alumna Chloe Sorensen got involved in mental health work in her freshman year, but even she didn't practice...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Homeschooler, on Oct 15, 2017 at 10:04 am | 56 comments | 15328 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thousands expected to attend Moonlight Run

It's time to put on those running shoes for the Palo Alto Weekly's Moonlight Run & Walk on Friday, which is expected to bring...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission pans parking meter plan

Downtown Palo Alto’s move toward parking meters hit an unexpected turn Wednesday night when the city’s Planning and Transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Frank, on Oct 14, 2017 at 11:24 pm | 21 comments | 2132 Views
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