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AROUND TOWN

Speak your truth

On Wednesday, April 19, Palo Alto's King Plaza will host the "Truth Booth," an interactive art project in which passersby...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Apr 18, 2017 at 7:32 pm | 1 comment | 786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Unintended consequences

A decision by Palo Alto Unified School District Superintendent Max McGee to seek formal competitive proposals for mental...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Resident , on Apr 18, 2017 at 3:10 pm | 13 comments | 2614 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New rules on accessory-housing spark debate

Palo Alto's plan to encourage more accessory-dwelling units will meet its first test tonight, when the City Council's ordinance...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Apr 18, 2017 at 11:54 am | 95 comments | 3728 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford track and field signs top group of runners

The Stanford track and field program signed six during the fall signing period, including a top class of women's distance...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3632 Views

AROUND TOWN

City moves ahead with new downtown garage

For the second time in two weeks, the Palo Alto City Council approved on Tuesday night moving ahead with construction of...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Selling out, on Apr 18, 2017 at 8:18 am | 10 comments | 1891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district seeks new counseling provider for middle, high schools

The Palo Alto school district has for the first time issued a request for proposals for counseling services for its secondary...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by Gina Dalma, on Apr 17, 2017 at 7:50 pm | 44 comments | 6201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill College cuts radio, work programs

Foothill College will discontinue several programs this fall quarter due to $2.3 million in budget cuts that will take effect...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Idiocracy, on Apr 17, 2017 at 2:56 pm | 12 comments | 12890 Views

RESTAURANTS

The happiest of hours

Check out this roundup of some of the top happy hours in the region, from the stiffest cocktails and most appealing appetizers...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2017
Last comment by laura, on Apr 17, 2017 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 8637 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to get discounts on flood insurance

Flood insurance is about to get a little cheaper for thousands of Palo Alto property owners. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/04/14/palo-alto-to-ge...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2017
Last comment by Orlando, on Apr 17, 2017 at 9:13 am | 3 comments | 2107 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

renting out sheds in the backyard

We have a neighbor who recently put in sheds in his backyard and is renting them out. The owner seems to think this is OK...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Marie, on Apr 16, 2017 at 11:37 pm | 17 comments | 2244 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Return on Investment in a Politician

On December 12, 2016, the City Council passed an ordinance on Housing Impact Fees on a 5-3 vote that set the housing impact...

Original post made by Palo Alto Voter on Apr. 16, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 16, 2017 at 9:02 pm | 6 comments | 192 Views

SPORTS

Gunn swimmers still proving they're worthy of respect

Rumors of Gunn’s swimming demise were proved to be unfounded Friday as the Gunn boys defeated Palo Alto 111-59 in a Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2017
Last comment by SwimDad, on Apr 16, 2017 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 1178 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sustainable seating

Colorful benches made from recycled propane tanks, on loan from East Bay artist Colin Selig, were installed at the corners...

Original post made on May. 7, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 16, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 9 comments | 2779 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge defers ruling on Trump sanctuary city order

Lawyers for Santa Clara County and the city of San Francisco asked a federal judge Friday to block an executive order by...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 16, 2017 at 1:13 pm | 8 comments | 1079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Billing error leaves city gas customers overcharged

About 15,000 utility customers in Palo Alto received an unwelcome surprise in their February bill: an overcharge on their...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by Customer, on Apr 15, 2017 at 7:54 pm | 30 comments | 5654 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime teacher, administrator named Terman principal

A longtime Palo Alto teacher and middle-school administrator was named Tuesday as principal of Terman Middle School. Pier...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Former JLS Parent, on Apr 15, 2017 at 6:42 pm | 28 comments | 253627 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Saturday Tax Day protests to march in downtown Palo Alto

Two protests against President Donald Trump's Pentagon-spending increase and refusal to release his tax returns will take...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by GrouchyOldGrump, on Apr 15, 2017 at 6:13 pm | 4 comments | 4280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Off Deadline: Can 'Motivational Interviewing' help parent-teen/family communications?

OK, raise your hands if you can remember what it's like to have been a teenager. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/04/14/off-deadline-can-mot...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Trudy Palmer, on Apr 15, 2017 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 1296 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Study: Earthquake damage could top $2.4 billion

If a giant earthquake were to shake up Palo Alto, it would likely devastate more than 200 buildings, cause about $2.4 billion...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Apr 15, 2017 at 4:48 pm | 10 comments | 3405 Views

BOOKS

Increasingly valuable real estate going to third parties

While most homes are bought by individuals or families, others are sold to development companies, property managers or sometimes...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2017
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

VOTE HERE