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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto goes electric with refuse truck

The familiar rumble of a garbage truck rolling down the block may soon fade out of certain Palo Alto neighborhoods, as the...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 26, 2017 at 4:20 pm | 31 comments | 3179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto may ease rules for downtown roof decks

Downtown diners rarely have a chance to dine alfresco while enjoying a bird's-eye view of the streets beneath them. One tenant...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by 285 Hamilton, on Nov 26, 2017 at 12:21 am | 6 comments | 2956 Views

BOOKS

A pacifist's first-hand look at war

Pvt. Ned Crawford never aspired to serve in the military or fight in a war. But while working as a telephone lineman and...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by Lora Smith, on Nov 25, 2017 at 6:56 pm | 2 comments | 952 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford GUP Petition and Meeting

Stanford is planning a major expansion over the next 15 years which will impact traffic and housing. To see the top issues...

Original post made by Hamilton H. on Nov. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comfort and joy

'Tis the season to be jolly, as the old song says. But perhaps you're in a more contemplative mood? Whether you're feeling...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2017
Last comment by Arnie, on Nov 25, 2017 at 8:11 am | 2 comments | 1492 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford University reboots renaming process

A Stanford University committee convened to examine the issue of renaming campus facilities, spurred by concerns over buildings...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2017
Last comment by maguro_01, on Nov 25, 2017 at 2:03 am | 21 comments | 4357 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto to reap revenues from new state bills

As Palo Alto's elected leaders survey all the new laws coming out of Washington, D.C., and Sacramento, two strikingly different...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2017
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Nov 24, 2017 at 4:46 pm | 2 comments | 2511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Hermès to open; restaurant news

In this week's ShopTalk column, read about French luxury house Hermès' forthcoming Palo Alto store, plus the latest restaurant...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by SpellingPolice, on Nov 24, 2017 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 2071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Holiday Giving

A number of local organizations are working to make this holiday season brighter for those in need, and they depend on donations...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Family YMCA, on Nov 22, 2017 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 2703 Views

SPORTS

No mascot? No worries in SHP girls volleyball victory

Sacred Heart Prep senior Cate Desler recorded 33 kills to help the Gators beat host Notre Dame-Belmont, 20-25, 25-20, 25-23,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2017
Last comment by Gator fan, on Nov 22, 2017 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 1368 Views

AROUND TOWN

One of two escaped inmates recaptured in Stockton

Tramel Leon McClough, 46, was arrested Tuesday night, more than two weeks after he escaped from the Palo Alto courthouse...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1248 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As redevelopment looms, one homeowner stands firm

As the city prepares for long-term revitalization of the Ventura area, Olive Avenue residents find themselves in the center...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by Gus L., on Nov 22, 2017 at 10:24 am | 28 comments | 8754 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Beset by cars, East Palo Alto to develop 'mobility' plan

Besieged by a daily influx of commuter traffic, and with parked cars clogging neighborhoods streets, East Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Fiona Luffy, on Nov 22, 2017 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 2853 Views

SPORTS

The football Irish has Stanford's full, undivided attention

They won't go so far as to wear any combination of purple and yellow under their Cardinal uniforms but Stanford football...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2017
Last comment by N Odinos, on Nov 22, 2017 at 8:06 am | 1 comment | 1426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: racing to the rescue; cat calls

Learn about two first responders recognized for saving a man who suffered cardiac arrest, a feisty cat rescued from a tree...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2017
Last comment by just don't get it, on Nov 21, 2017 at 7:03 pm | 2 comments | 5837 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Permanent injunction issued in sanctuary city order

A federal judge on Monday ruled that an executive order that threatened to block funding for sanctuary jurisdictions is unconstitutional...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 21, 2017 at 6:06 pm | 14 comments | 1519 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County warns of scams targeting social services recipients

Santa Clara County social service agencies are warning residents to be aware of fraudulent texts and calls from people claiming...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by Novelera, on Nov 21, 2017 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 1500 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hundreds turn out to debate proposed RV ordinance

About 200 people packed the East Palo Alto City Council Chambers and more than 43 speakers gave East Palo Alto city officials...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 21, 2017 at 2:25 pm | 6 comments | 4093 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Webcast: Wrestling with the problem of RVs

This week's eviction of RVs from an East Palo Alto street due to public health concerns sparked a protest; meanwhile, city...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 21, 2017 at 2:09 pm | 3 comments | 2408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Weekly collects seven awards in Bay Area journalism contest

The Palo Alto Weekly's editorial staff collected seven awards in the Greater Bay Area Journalism Contest presented Thursday...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2017
Last comment by stanhutchings, on Nov 20, 2017 at 11:56 pm | 5 comments | 2040 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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The Cost of Service
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Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
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