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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell housing project nears final approval

A long-debated proposal to build 16 homes at a former orchard site on Maybell Avenue could win a key approval Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Roman, 7 hours ago | 15 comments | 2216 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Five-story hotel eyed for Su Hong site

The latest hotel proposal on south El Camino Real in Palo Alto calls for a five-story hotel to take over a site currently...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Supply & Demand, 8 hours ago | 23 comments | 5431 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hit-and-run collision injuries bicyclist

A bicyclist was left with moderate injuries in a hit-and-run collision Friday on a narrow arterial in Old Palo Alto, police...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by @curmudgeon, 9 hours ago | 52 comments | 4402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keene names new deputy city manager

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene went well outside Silicon Valley to hire the latest addition to his leadership team, tapping...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 11 hours ago | 30 comments | 4200 Views

SPORTS

Paye's Undisputed TNT settle for second in AAU Nationals

Paye's Undisputed TNT lost to The Murfreesboro Force, 59-49, in the championship game of the Eight-grade Division II AAU...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Rudy Ramirez , 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 621 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Music school faces possible shut-down

For more than a decade, the New Mozart School of Music has helped to Palo Alto's aspiring pianists unleash their inner Wolfgang...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by fun, 17 hours ago | 89 comments | 7583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposal to change water-leak policy gains traction

Several members of the Utilities Advisory Commission expressed support this week for a new policy that would provide some...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by myneighbor, 17 hours ago | 8 comments | 1630 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board on sex assaults: 'A change in culture' is 'needed'

Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education President Terry Godfrey wrote a message Thursday updating parents on...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Keith Ferrell, 20 hours ago | 20 comments | 2873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steel worker injured at Facebook construction site

A steel worker was injured Tuesday morning after falling at the construction site of a new Facebook building in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Marlene Dietrich, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 967 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Detroit Dethroned?

The pursuit of self-driving cars has changed the game in the auto industry, with the focus shifting from the physical development...

Original post made by Palo Alto Online staff on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by Longtime Resident, 20 hours ago | 4 comments | 128 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bring back traffic enforcement now, please!

We desperately need a team of officers around to enforce the traffic laws in Palo Alto. The latest insanity has been...

Original post made by Dave Hoffman on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by sunshine, 22 hours ago | 35 comments | 1306 Views

SPORTS

Edgewood Plaza secures grocery store

The wait for a grocer to fill the vacant space at Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center is over, landlords Sand Hill Property Company...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jul 18, 2017 at 11:30 pm | 70 comments | 13366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local wrestlers included in national prep female rankings

Menlo-Atherton grad Chelsea Wilson and Palo Alto grad Sara Aguilar were both named to the girls' wrestling national top 10...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by GraceBrown, on Jul 18, 2017 at 6:37 pm | 1 comment | 453 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Will Cali or US ever ban foreign buyers?

Willie Brown is working on state regulations to improve housing affordability this week. Surely someone here can give him...

Original post made by local on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by Silent Majority , on Jul 18, 2017 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury urges new school parcel tax exemptions process

A Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury Report stated that the Palo Alto Unified School District is among the 22 school districts...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2017
Last comment by Abitarian, on Jul 18, 2017 at 5:20 pm | 29 comments | 2571 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to help house teachers

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced the investment of $5 million to create a home down payment support fund through...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by Member, on Jul 18, 2017 at 2:58 pm | 12 comments | 5727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jewish day school hires former Palo Alto Unified tech teacher

In a push to create good digital citizens, Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School has hired Smita Kolhatkar, a former educational...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by Annette Isaacson, on Jul 18, 2017 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 2711 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man wanted for brazen carjacking at gas station

Police are looking for a man wanted for a brazen carjacking at a Palo Alto gas station near U.S. Highway 101 late Sunday...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by Parenting skills lacking, on Jul 18, 2017 at 12:03 pm | 44 comments | 4662 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: New Target store; Maum opens

In this week's retail news, Target is set to unlock the doors to its first store in East Palo Alto, a new Korean restaurant...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Marlene Dietrich, on Jul 18, 2017 at 11:25 am | 12 comments | 5036 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to crack down on El Camino RVs

Nearly 50 recreational vehicles lining El Camino Real in Palo Alto along the Stanford University border will soon be told...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Do what you planned to do, on Jul 18, 2017 at 6:09 am | 105 comments | 24112 Views
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Registration now open!

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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