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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board members weigh in on school issues that saw the most, least progress in 2017

The Weekly asked each member of the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education which issues the district made the...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by Parent , on Jan 18, 2018 at 10:49 pm | 7 comments | 2037 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's talk focuses on Syria, chemical weapons

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson conveyed strong resolve on rebuilding war-battered Syria and removing nuclear weapons...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by Carol, on Jan 18, 2018 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 2161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown restaurant blaze shuts streets

A fire at Three Seasons restaurant in downtown Palo Alto started in the kitchen and spread to a stove and equipment before...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Sophie, on Jan 18, 2018 at 3:47 pm | 6 comments | 6096 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative awards grants to 41 organizations

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced today the first 41 beneficiaries of its CZI Community Fund who are working to address...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by FCE Friend, on Jan 18, 2018 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 3294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Does PAUSD find all sports-achievement-related absence requests "unexcused?"

As I have a kid whose school (Ohlone) excused one son for the same reason that my other kid's Jordan Middle school said "unexcused"...

Original post made by Chen Kai Wen on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by bemused, on Jan 18, 2018 at 12:34 pm | 26 comments | 568 Views

AROUND TOWN

College Terrace Market plans to shutter

College Terrace Market announced its plans to close the long-awaited community grocery store in Palo Alto six months after...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2017
Last comment by No brainer, on Jan 18, 2018 at 12:29 pm | 112 comments | 10704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hotel plan draws opposition in south Palo Alto

Neighbors in a south Palo Alto residential complex are asking the city to reject a plan for a new five-story hotel that would...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 18, 2018 at 11:51 am | 8 comments | 3518 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New accessory-dwelling units law brings hope, confusion

Palo Alto's recent effort to encourage more accessory-dwelling units has resulted in a modest uptick of these dwellings --...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2018
Last comment by no rights for next door neighbors, on Jan 18, 2018 at 11:13 am | 26 comments | 3589 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Music teacher placed on leave following molestation arrest

The Palo Alto school district has placed on leave a part-time Palo Alto High School music teacher after he was arrested on...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by Trustworthy?, on Jan 18, 2018 at 11:04 am | 12 comments | 6003 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Experts to talk quake predictions, social media in disasters

The ground's brief 4.4-magnitude jolt on Jan. 4 was a reminder that Bay Area residents are sitting on top of a potential...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by annette, on Jan 18, 2018 at 10:20 am | 9 comments | 3321 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto travels to Gunn for rivalry wrestling meet

The Gunn boys wrestling team host Palo Alto in a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League match Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The Titans...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by dejiii, on Jan 18, 2018 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 711 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Tom, on Jan 17, 2018 at 9:09 pm | 1143 comments | 232239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to speak at Stanford

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to discuss the future of Syria during an event at Stanford University...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus , on Jan 17, 2018 at 7:35 pm | 13 comments | 2551 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Groundwater spurs basement changes

For city officials, the basement at 2121 Webster St. is kind of a big deal: the first residential basement project in Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 17, 2018 at 10:48 am | 15 comments | 7536 Views

SPORTS

Love to return to Stanford for senior year of football

Stanford junior running back Bryce Love announced Tuesday that he will return to Stanford for his senior year of football....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by StanfordFootballLover, on Jan 17, 2018 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 1407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>LET THEM EAT CAKE ... </B> "After tonight, you can have a piece of your favorite council member," outgoing Mayor <B>Greg...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Cool cake!, on Jan 17, 2018 at 10:24 am | 5 comments | 1914 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto won't allow marijuana shops

Legalized marijuana may be a popular proposition among Palo Alto voters, but the City Council indicated on Monday night that...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by LOL, on Jan 17, 2018 at 9:49 am | 43 comments | 6013 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto marks MLK Day through activism

The Palo Alto community remembered the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. through volunteer events, a protest and...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Chuck, on Jan 17, 2018 at 8:53 am | 11 comments | 2131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla's Model 3 debuts in Palo Alto

A handful of (almost) Tesla car owners gathered outside Tesla's showroom at Stanford Shopping Center just before 10 a.m....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2018
Last comment by pedal savely, on Jan 16, 2018 at 10:06 am | 6 comments | 5364 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto City Council considers marijuana regulations

Citing the city's long struggle with illegal drug sales and related crime, some East Palo Alto City Council members said...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by Juan, on Jan 15, 2018 at 5:02 pm | 12 comments | 2890 Views
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