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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 | 8752 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 | 3785 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 | 5930 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 | 2245 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New $52.4 billion gas tax plan wins approval from state Legislature

The California Legislature Thursday approved a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee increase intended...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Apr 10, 2017 at 11:55 pm | 34 comments | 2983 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 | 5855 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 | 909 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 | 5079 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 | 4444 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
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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 | 3362 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 | 1962 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 | 2596 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 | 1452 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 | 2495 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 | 2809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents are glaring at lights atop College Terrace Centre

Globe lights on the rooftop of the new College Terrace Centre in Palo Alto are creating light pollution at night, which is...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Eileen Stolee, on Apr 8, 2017 at 4:10 pm | 25 comments | 3398 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged with premeditated, attempted murder in mistaken-identity case

A Redwood City man will face premeditated and attempted murder charges in the savage beating at an East Palo Alto apartment,...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by Concerned citizen, on Apr 8, 2017 at 2:10 am | 3 comments | 2956 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to 'dig deep' on new Cal Ave garage

Spurred by impassioned pleas from California Avenue merchants, the City Council agreed on Monday night to dramatically increase...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Apr 7, 2017 at 11:53 pm | 37 comments | 6752 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strange bedfellows

After taking over his aunt and uncle's Mountain View restaurant, Rashami Mulge set up the new kitchen with one chef preparing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Happy Diner, on Apr 7, 2017 at 8:38 pm | 1 comment | 1660 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

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