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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto welcomes new vision for parks

Palo Alto's new master plan includes a treat for just about everyone who likes to play outdoors, with one exception. Corporations...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by Livability Matters, on Sep 16, 2017 at 1:22 am | 18 comments | 3240 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reimagining retail

When Tim Woods and Adams Holland opened Timothy Adams Chocolates at 539 Bryant St. three years ago, the Palo Alto chocolatiers...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 15, 2017 at 10:00 pm | 7 comments | 3916 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District Attorney, Palo Alto Weekly to host juvenile justice town hall

The Palo Alto Weekly is co-sponsoring a free discussion on how juvenile crimes are handled by the police and District Attorney...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by @PAFreePress, on Sep 15, 2017 at 7:47 pm | 4 comments | 1984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Our right to know

A round of public apologies Tuesday night by Palo Alto school board members and Superintendent Max McGee for a blunder that...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Absurd Legal Advice, on Sep 15, 2017 at 6:56 pm | 11 comments | 2437 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board fails to OK superintendent raises in public

For two years in a row, the Palo Alto school board made a “mistake,” board President Terry Godfrey said, when it approved...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Watched them, on Sep 15, 2017 at 5:19 pm | 31 comments | 5778 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New plan aims to broaden 'grade separation' debate

With much debate and sharp disagreements, the Palo Alto City Council approved a plan Tuesday for engaging the public in a...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Me 2, on Sep 14, 2017 at 9:58 pm | 86 comments | 4557 Views

RESTAURANTS

All about that bird

Sure, you can have your cordon bleu or your piccata, but let's be honest: fried is how we really love our chicken. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by Tried it once, on Sep 14, 2017 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 1591 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents invited to rail workshop Saturday

Residents who want to take part in the city's largest infrastructure project in generations -- the redesign of the rail corridor...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Sep 14, 2017 at 7:51 pm | 3 comments | 1421 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Motorcycle vs. bicycle collision sends one to hospital

A bicyclist suffered major injuries in a collision with a motorcyclist on Page Mill Road in Palo Alto this morning, police...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Sep 14, 2017 at 11:05 am | 32 comments | 7357 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage hits downtown Palo Alto

Utilities crews are expected to work into the night to fully restore power after close to 300 customers in and around downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Louise68, on Sep 13, 2017 at 10:40 pm | 2 comments | 2517 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area hit with 1,200 lightning strikes

Bay Area residents could experience today similar weather conditions to those that rolled through on Monday evening, with...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 13, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 7 comments | 2706 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA report looks to change noisy SFO-arrivals path

A new flight path that would reduce noise over Palo Alto and surrounding cities is being developed by the Federal Aviation...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2017
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Sep 13, 2017 at 9:30 pm | 49 comments | 7564 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supervisor proposes new civilian oversight body for Sheriff's Office

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office patrol and corrections divisions could be monitored by a new civilian oversight body...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by @Jerry, on Sep 13, 2017 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 887 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Blown away

Several days a week, Stan and Kiyomi Hutchings relax on their brick-lined backyard patio in Old Palo Alto. They enjoy reading...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 13, 2017 at 2:40 pm | 84 comments | 14440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crews battled 1- to 2-acre wildland fire on Stanford property

Crews worked to extinguish a 1- to 2-acre wildland fire on Stanford University property this afternoon, a Palo Alto fire...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 13, 2017 at 12:56 pm | 2 comments | 3761 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zuckerberg scales back plans for home renovation

One year after Palo Alto officials gave the thumbs down to Mark Zuckerberg's plan to rebuild his four homes in the Crescent...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 13, 2017 at 10:04 am | 17 comments | 6966 Views

SPORTS

McNealy ends amateur golf career with impressive play

Stanford grad Maverick McNealy officially became a professional golfer on Monday. He ended his amateur career Sunday at the...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Bruce Jaffe, on Sep 13, 2017 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 733 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss Paly sex-assault investigation

The school board will meet in closed session on Wednesday to review a much-anticipated investigation into how district leadership...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by Kathy Jordan, on Sep 12, 2017 at 10:42 pm | 3 comments | 855 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board to discuss budget revisions

The school board will discuss on Tuesday budget revisions to address up to $6 million in unplanned pay increases this year...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2017
Last comment by Lori, on Sep 12, 2017 at 10:07 pm | 22 comments | 2635 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The shriveling office cap

Is the fact that there has been little new proposed commercial office development in Palo Alto over the last two years a...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Joe Hirsch, on Sep 12, 2017 at 4:34 pm | 48 comments | 1981 Views
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