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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Permanent injunction issued in sanctuary city order

A federal judge on Monday ruled that an executive order that threatened to block funding for sanctuary jurisdictions is unconstitutional...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by member, 2 minutes ago | 5 comments | 505 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Stanford student found guilty in fatal DUI case

A 28-year-old man who drove the wrong way down U.S. Highway 101 in 2013, killing one man and seriously injuring two others,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2017
Last comment by RB, 3 minutes ago | 10 comments | 5189 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto goes electric with refuse truck

The familiar rumble of a garbage truck rolling down the block may soon fade out of certain Palo Alto neighborhoods, as the...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by Jeremy Robinson, 34 minutes ago | 8 comments | 689 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As redevelopment looms, one homeowner stands firm

As the city prepares for long-term revitalization of the Ventura area, Olive Avenue residents find themselves in the center...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by Melissa Michelson , 1 hour ago | 26 comments | 6451 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's bike-share plan takes a turn

After failing to get traction in its prior attempts, Palo Alto's plan to bring bike-share programs to the city's masses is...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Yes yes, 1 hour ago | 36 comments | 3773 Views

AROUND TOWN

Digital DNA, Go Mama voted out

Digital DNA, the 7-foot-tall egg-shaped sculpture made of computer circuit boards installed in Lytton Plaza, will be deaccessioned...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by Sue Robins, 4 hours ago | 34 comments | 5119 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ross Road - Hazard

Ross Road is now a major hazard area and for safety's sake I urge anyone using it to consider the following. 1. Would...

Original post made by Ross Road on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by resident, 5 hours ago | 22 comments | 551 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford University reboots renaming process

A Stanford University committee convened to examine the issue of renaming campus facilities, spurred by concerns over buildings...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2017
Last comment by Former resident , 6 hours ago | 14 comments | 3046 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Weekly collects seven awards in Bay Area journalism contest

The Palo Alto Weekly's editorial staff collected seven awards in the Greater Bay Area Journalism Contest presented Thursday...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2017
Last comment by stanhutchings, 13 hours ago | 4 comments | 1423 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park council reverses approval of Stanford's office building on Sand Hill Road

Claiming inaccuracies and omissions in Stanford's traffic projections for its current and future developments, the Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2017
Last comment by A Menlo Guy, 19 hours ago | 5 comments | 1446 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls rally falls short in NorCal volleyball loss

The season came to an end Wednesday for the Palo Alto girls volleyball team as Oak Ridge pulled out a 25-27, 25-18, 25-15,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by Resident , 19 hours ago | 31 comments | 1780 Views

SPORTS

DiBiasi scores a late goal to lift Stanford into quarterfinals

Jordan DiBiasi scored the only goal of the game with just over 10 minutes remaining to play to lift the top-ranked and top-seeded...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2017
Last comment by Patty, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 491 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Public comment sought on flood-control projects

The public can learn more about proposed flood-control, restoration and recreation projects along San Francisquito Creek...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by Jerry Feingold, 20 hours ago | 11 comments | 1982 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hundreds turn out to debate proposed RV ordinance

About 200 people packed the East Palo Alto City Council Chambers and more than 43 speakers gave East Palo Alto city officials...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by Marie, 22 hours ago | 5 comments | 2766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja Expansion

For several months, I've seen yard signs advocating against the expansion plans of Castilleja School. Based upon what I've...

Original post made by Albert on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by No upside for Palo Alto, 22 hours ago | 10 comments | 371 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Webcast: Wrestling with the problem of RVs

This week's eviction of RVs from an East Palo Alto street due to public health concerns sparked a protest; meanwhile, city...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2017
Last comment by Green Bean, 22 hours ago | 2 comments | 1300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

RV evictions in East Palo Alto protested

About 50 protesters blocked a tow truck Wednesday morning that came to haul away RVs in East Palo Alto in which an estimated...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Put A Stop To It, on Nov 20, 2017 at 8:53 am | 64 comments | 10144 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Aircraft noise: Moving from north to south Palo Alto?

I understand that aircraft may start routing even more flights over S Palo Alto instead of North and Mid Palo Alto, per our...

Original post made by Aircraft noise on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 19, 2017 at 1:58 pm | 16 comments | 490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: racing to the rescue; cat calls

Learn about two first responders recognized for saving a man who suffered cardiac arrest, a feisty cat rescued from a tree...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 19, 2017 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 2305 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto adopts new Comprehensive Plan

Palo Alto concluded one of the most complex and contentious planning efforts in its history late Monday night, when the City...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 18, 2017 at 3:43 pm | 96 comments | 4830 Views
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The holidays are here!

From live music to a visit with Santa, here's a look at some local holiday activities to help you get into the spirit of the season.

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