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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tenants' rights group demands East Palo Alto records

A statewide organization for renters' rights has filed a Public Records Act request with the City of East Palo Alto after...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by flexplex, on Oct 6, 2017 at 8:24 am | 9 comments | 5511 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HiWheel bicyclist puzzles police, but no tickets

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Original post made on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Lance Mannion , on Oct 6, 2017 at 7:56 am | 78 comments | 16549 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council backs ban on car idling

An effort in Palo Alto to pass a law barring cars from idling moved ahead on Monday night, when the City Council fully endorsed...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by idle away , on Oct 5, 2017 at 7:27 pm | 62 comments | 4259 Views

MOVIES

Old Testament, new musical

The story of Moses and his people's Exodus from Egypt has been retold in many ways, including, this month from TheatreWorks...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Ken Krechmer, on Oct 5, 2017 at 6:23 pm | 1 comment | 1617 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hillary Clinton visiting Stanford on Friday

Hillary Clinton will speak at an inaugural conference that will welcome a new initiative focused on digital policy at Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Oct 5, 2017 at 4:07 pm | 26 comments | 4791 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to open up newest Foothills Park site

Three years after Palo Alto officials formally added a 7.7-acre site to Foothills Park, they are finally preparing to open...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by Layers Upon Layers, on Oct 5, 2017 at 3:13 pm | 23 comments | 4426 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Behind the Headlines: Planning for housing

Eric Rosenblum, member of Palo Alto's Planning and Transportation Commission, joins Weekly journalists to discuss the city's...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Abitarian, on Oct 5, 2017 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 2062 Views

SPORTS

Prep report: Sudden death goal ends 6-overtime marathon

St. Francis' Izzy Ditzler scored a sudden-death goal in the sixth overtime to hand visiting Sacred Heart Prep its first West...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Yon Chung, on Oct 5, 2017 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 1566 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flawed VTA Proposed Guidelines for Caltrain Grade Separations

Currently, roads cross the Caltrain tracks in eight locations in Palo Alto, Mountain View, and Sunnyvale. Grade separation...

Original post made by Arthur Keller on Oct. 4, 2017
Last comment by Pat Burt, on Oct 4, 2017 at 9:42 pm | 7 comments | 344 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Utilities workshop to help shape department's work

City of Palo Alto Utilities plans to hold a public workshop Wednesday to hear the community's opinions on which direction...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 4, 2017 at 7:08 pm | 11 comments | 1955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto overhauls development fees

The cost of doing business in Palo Alto is about to change for builders, home renovators, and creators of parade floats...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by C, on Oct 4, 2017 at 4:20 pm | 11 comments | 3819 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Exploring creative options for underground train tracks

Palo Alto is planning perhaps the most critical infrastructure in its history: the separation of our roads from the rail...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 4, 2017 at 1:53 pm | 49 comments | 4379 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man receives 20-year sentence for mistaken-identity attack

Two men who savagely attacked a baby sitter, who's now paralyzed, petitioned a San Mateo County judge on Friday to reduce...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2017
Last comment by nat, on Oct 4, 2017 at 12:39 pm | 4 comments | 3411 Views

SPORTS

Scarlett dives right in and over for Stanford football

Bryce Love weaves his way through traffic, Cameron Scarlett has learned to dive over it. Whoever carries the ball for Stanford,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by no question, on Oct 3, 2017 at 10:36 pm | 1 comment | 1335 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man cited for hot-coffee attack on traffic enforcement officer

A Menlo Park man faces a possible battery charge after he allegedly threw a cup of hot coffee on a Palo Alto traffic enforcement...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Oct 3, 2017 at 10:23 pm | 2 comments | 3368 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista sale is final

The long-awaited sale of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto is final with the Santa Clara County Housing Authority...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Oct 3, 2017 at 8:55 pm | 23 comments | 3768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Next steps for school district

"Organizational systems are key to the functioning of the organization. They often are fairly invisible and hard to see....

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Resignations, on Oct 3, 2017 at 4:30 pm | 14 comments | 4394 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Altan convicted in arson of boss's home

A former HanaHaus employee charged with setting his boss's home on fire was convicted of arson, a Santa Clara County prosecutor...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by C, on Oct 2, 2017 at 10:15 pm | 4 comments | 5330 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New land-use vision moves ahead

As Palo Alto nears the finish line in its marathon journey toward a new land-use vision -- the Comprehensive Plan -- members...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by No More Parking LIfts, on Oct 2, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 53 comments | 4571 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Signal failure causes heavy congestion Thursday afternoon

A malfunctioning signal near the foot of Dumbarton Bridge is causing massive traffic jams in parts of Palo Alto and Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 2, 2017 at 1:35 am | 24 comments | 3714 Views
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Sun of Wolf to bring Mexican-California cuisine, cocktails to Cal Ave
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 2,190 views

This time we're not lying. HONEST! No, really!
By Douglas Moran | 13 comments | 989 views

Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 868 views

One-on-one time
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 611 views