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MOVIES

'Space'd out

Part soul-searching drama, part whimsical road movie, part unlikely romance and part sci-fi comedy, "The Space Between Us"...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1104 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Study urges paid parking in downtown Palo Alto

Sometime in the not-too-distant future, a visitor to downtown Palo Alto could be asked to pay for a scarce and coveted resource...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by Mickie Six, on Apr 12, 2017 at 8:23 am | 64 comments | 4892 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Upcoming disaster preparedness events

Numerous educational events are taking place during September and October, including at Palo Alto schools, in order to prepare...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2829 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View and Palo Alto share traffic problems and should share solutions.

Mountain View Voice has an article that should be a joint venture to solve similar traffic problems. https://www.mv-voice.com/square/2017/04/11/the-transit-system-of-tomorrow-for-tr...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Apr 11, 2017 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 205 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Air District issues third straight Spare the Air alert for Tuesday

The Bay Area's intense heat wave prompted regional air quality officials today to issue another Spare the Air smog alert...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1308 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Divisive downtown project wins approval

It took three years, 14 public hearings, four different architects and a threatened lawsuit for Elizabeth Wong to win an...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 11, 2017 at 6:42 pm | 72 comments | 8849 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Massage therapist arrested for sexual assault in East Palo Alto

A 55-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting female clients in his home, East Palo Alto police said...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by GRRRR, on Apr 11, 2017 at 6:04 pm | 4 comments | 3997 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judge rules against developer in Edgewood case

Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center owner Sand Hill Property Company must pay $248,250 in back penalties for leaving the the shopping...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 11, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 49 comments | 6138 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: First of three meetings on high-speed rail project

The California High-Speed Rail Authority will hold three community meetings between April 5 and 13 on the proposed San Francisco-to-San...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Apr 11, 2017 at 12:21 pm | 15 comments | 2342 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents mourn loss of community garden

Once there were fresh tomatoes and a thriving gardening community. Now, it's a barren dirt lot behind the Baskin-Robbins...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2017
Last comment by michael, on Apr 10, 2017 at 11:23 pm | 40 comments | 6019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NYT: Tackling Student Stress

There's an interesting article in today's New York Times that calls out how a similar suburb outside of Boston/Harvard is...

Original post made by Member on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Que Pasa?, on Apr 10, 2017 at 5:44 pm | 18 comments | 960 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Campus police investigating two sexual batteries at Stanford University

Two sexual batteries happened less than 30 minutes apart along the same road at Stanford University on Friday night, the...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2017
Last comment by Respectfully Skeptical, on Apr 10, 2017 at 3:43 pm | 8 comments | 5248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Businessman's failure at leaving work behind leads to new mission

A Palo Alto man who found difficulty leaving his decades-long career in business consulting now leads a free five-part course...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2017
Last comment by Mutti, on Apr 10, 2017 at 1:53 pm | 8 comments | 4630 Views

SPORTS

Brennan named tennis associate head coach for Stanford women

Frankie Brennan has been part of the Stanford women's tennis program so long; he has his own legacy with the team dating...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 23701 Views

AROUND TOWN

First rain of the season forecast for Sunday

Roads will be slick on Sunday in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas as the first rain of the rainy season falls that...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by , on Apr 10, 2017 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 3370 Views

SPORTS

Stanford and California each claim victory at Big Meet

Olivia Baker won three events to pace the Stanford women to an 85-74 victory over California in the Big Meet, the 123rd annual...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by Michael Cudahy, on Apr 10, 2017 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 2129 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Return of the parking meter

Under a pricing strategy for a proposed downtown parking system, more short-term parking will become available as all-day...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Miriam Palm, on Apr 10, 2017 at 10:58 am | 9 comments | 2721 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town: shaky start; when two worlds collide

Tidbits collected by the Weekly staff on people, events and other happenings. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/04/09/around-town-shaky-start-when-two-wo...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 10, 2017 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1526 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City plots next steps for new downtown garage

Days after they agreed to "go big" and "dig deep" on a new garage near California Avenue, Palo Alto officials are preparing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 9, 2017 at 7:20 pm | 11 comments | 2606 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto police seek man who exposed himself

A woman who reported a man exposed himself to her and her dog in Palo Alto on Wednesday was able to get a picture of his...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2017 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 2824 Views
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