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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford police warn of phone scam

The Stanford Department of Public Safety issued an alert on Friday evening warning residents to be aware of suspicious robocalls...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2018
Last comment by allen, on Jun 10, 2018 at 7:38 am | 13 comments | 3348 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commissioner's ethics questioned

A legal dispute last fall between the city of Palo Alto and planning commissioner Michael Alcheck arose over converting two...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2018
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 8, 2018 at 10:17 pm | 134 comments | 7219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High student dies in East Bay collision

A 17-year-old girl who died shortly after a head-on collision on Monday in the East Bay was a Gunn High School student, California...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by Her friend, on Jun 8, 2018 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 6322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters to the editor

Stand up for health care Read this and other letters to the editor here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2018/06/08/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by Disappointed in LaDoris, on Jun 8, 2018 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 1031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD names new superintendent

Don Austin, the superintendent of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, has been named Palo Alto Unified's...

Original post made on May. 7, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 8, 2018 at 1:25 pm | 66 comments | 17273 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents say Lincoln-Middlefield intersection is dangerous

Residents living near Lincoln Avenue and Middlefield Road are petitioning the city of Palo Alto to do something now rather...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 8, 2018 at 9:29 am | 72 comments | 5472 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline: Past manager steered open space district into a new era

As the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District approaches its 50th anniversary, it is doing so as a more mature organization,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2073 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula Photo Contest winners offer a new perspective

After a four-year break, the Palo Alto Weekly collaborated with the Palo Alto Art Center to revive and revamp the newspaper's...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planned garages draw opposition

As Palo Alto considers new taxes to address a $76-million backlog in its infrastructure plan, some residents are council...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 8, 2018 at 3:50 am | 21 comments | 2511 Views

SPORTS

Menlo School honors its college-bound student-athletes

Menlo School officially honored the 18 student-athletes who will study and compete in their respective sports in colleges...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
There are no comments yet. 966 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace residents concerned about coyotes

Concerned about a recent spate of coyote sightings and the disappearance of two neighborhood cats, the College Terrace Residents...

Original post made on May. 25, 2018
Last comment by Daniel, on Jun 7, 2018 at 9:58 pm | 30 comments | 4546 Views

RESTAURANTS

A Korean introduction

Despite its pedestrian storefront, So Gong Dong Tofu House is immensely popular and one of the only restaurants in the area...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by parent, on Jun 7, 2018 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 1376 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Early results show sizeable support for recall of judge

Judge Aaron Persky, whose June 2016 verdict in the Brock Turner case sparked a national debate about sexual violence, campus...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by Dotty Henderson, on Jun 7, 2018 at 4:55 pm | 28 comments | 8735 Views

AROUND TOWN

On the cutting edge

First came the art collection. Next was the combination guesthouse and private art gallery that could showcase that collection. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2018
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 7, 2018 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board eyes special-education investment

Palo Alto school board members, staff and parents were largely heartened Tuesday by a district plan to allocate $2.4 million...

Original post made on May. 29, 2018
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jun 7, 2018 at 1:39 pm | 14 comments | 2963 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Synchronized green lights in University Avenue's future

A strategy to get traffic moving on University Avenue and off Crescent Park residential streets in Palo Alto could include...

Original post made on May. 17, 2018
Last comment by Cathy Fisher, on Jun 7, 2018 at 1:30 pm | 25 comments | 3125 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree trimmer dies in accident at Stanford housing complex

A 36-year-old man died while working on trees at a Stanford University housing complex in Palo Alto on Saturday afternoon,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2018
Last comment by landscaper, on Jun 7, 2018 at 10:54 am | 8 comments | 10100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider renaming resolution

In the wake of divisive debate over a proposal to rename a Palo Alto middle school after a Japanese-American alumnus who...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2018
Last comment by @OL, on Jun 7, 2018 at 10:23 am | 43 comments | 3584 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grads qualify for the U.S. Open championship

Stanford senior golfer Franklin Huang and Stanford grad Cameron Wilson each qualified for the U.S. Open Championships at...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by Baron Weber, on Jun 6, 2018 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 1779 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Castilleja graduation emphasizes sensibility, open-mindedness

Dressed in white, Castilleja School's Class of 2018 faced their friends and classmates for what was at once a celebration...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 6, 2018 at 8:03 pm | 8 comments | 2340 Views
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Japanese noodle shop to open at Stanford Shopping Center
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 4,696 views

Modern Hospice Care and The Death of Ivan Ilyich
By Aldis Petriceks | 4 comments | 1,299 views

Get cars off our streets??
By Diana Diamond | 35 comments | 962 views

Couples: “It’s Not My Problem. It’s Your Problem.”
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 892 views

Running with the flow
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 462 views