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PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is ‘Stanford Analytica’ anyway?

Interesting article in The Stanford Daily about one of Palo Alto's most controversial companies (not counting Theranos)....

Original post made by Analytica on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 11, 2018 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 291 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Train hits, kills person in Palo Alto

A northbound Caltrain struck and killed a 59-year-old Palo Alto man on the tracks near the California Avenue station on Saturday...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2018
Last comment by Reality Check, on Apr 10, 2018 at 6:15 pm | 33 comments | 12818 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 Curmudgeon, on Apr 10, 2018 at 5:19 pm | 15 comments | 3175 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may sue over airplane noise

In its latest attempt to address the growing problem of airplane noise, Palo Alto is forging new alliances and exploring...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Apr 10, 2018 at 3:46 pm | 83 comments | 5168 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council votes to create Palo Alto Day

Residents, mark your calendars. Palo Alto Day is right around the corner. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2018/04/03/council-votes-to-create-palo-alto-...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2018
Last comment by John Kelley, on Apr 10, 2018 at 9:08 am | 20 comments | 2953 Views

AROUND TOWN

League of Women Voters to host event on determining news credibility

An event this Monday co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Palo Alto and Palo Alto Council of PTAs will host an event...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Apr 10, 2018 at 6:46 am | 13 comments | 1969 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

$11.4 billion question: Can Proposition 13 'loophole' be 'corrected'?

Palo Altans are in the middle of the effort to fix the worst perceived defects of Proposition 13, a state constitutional...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2018
Last comment by Dan, on Apr 9, 2018 at 11:33 pm | 59 comments | 4788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tall Tree awardees unveiled

Five dedicated individuals and organizations that have focused on social causes, mental-health issues, sustainability, workplace...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2018
Last comment by William Hall, on Apr 9, 2018 at 8:52 pm | 4 comments | 4442 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>YAMAMOTO PARK? ...</B> Palo Alto residents who wanted to see a local middle school named after <B>Fred Yamamoto</B>...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2018
Last comment by In favor of Yamamoto Park, on Apr 9, 2018 at 7:36 pm | 13 comments | 1800 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Committee balks at raising water rates

Concerned about the steady drip of rate increases, Palo Alto's Finance Committee pushed back on Tuesday against a new proposal...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2018
Last comment by Abitarian, on Apr 9, 2018 at 5:13 pm | 14 comments | 2324 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The housing 'overlay'

The Palo Alto City Council Monday night will consider whether to approve a new mechanism that would, for the first time,...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 9, 2018 at 4:53 pm | 44 comments | 2710 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

How law enforcement's response to active shootings has changed

Palo Alto police officers' training for active shooter situations has completely changed to focus on "preserving as much...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 8, 2018 at 6:31 pm | 3 comments | 1827 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Rep. Eshoo to host Social Security town hall meeting

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, will host a Social Security town hall meeting with Rep. John Larson, D-Hartford, of Connecticut...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Apr 7, 2018 at 8:20 pm | 16 comments | 2026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior services, diversity education, among greatest LGBTQ needs

More senior services, role models and educational training for police and medical professionals are among the top priorities...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2018
Last comment by vmshadle, on Apr 6, 2018 at 11:01 am | 19 comments | 2265 Views

SPORTS

Game on!

For 64-year-old water polo player Leslie Platshon, finding other teams in her age group to compete against is a rare opportunity...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1596 Views

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YMCA Ross lost several great instructors!

YMCA Ross lost several great exercise instructors recently! I've been an Y member for years and it is disconcerting...

Original post made by SAD YMCA member on Apr. 5, 2018
There are no comments yet. 186 Views

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East Palo Alto considers tax on tech businesses

Following a mandate from residents to add a business tax for offices and administrative firms to help pay impacts related...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2018
Last comment by Eric, on Apr 5, 2018 at 8:08 pm | 15 comments | 2052 Views

SPORTS

Pitching, defense lead Sacred Heart Prep to baseball victory

Angelo Tonas threw a one-hitter over six innings, with eight strikeouts, and Sacred Heart Prep defeated Monte Vista Christian...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2018
Last comment by kerrycody, on Apr 5, 2018 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 792 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three commissioners urge rejection of majority recommendation on housing policy

Three members of Palo Alto's planning commission have authored a memo urging the City Council to reject a recommendation...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2018
Last comment by History and facts, on Apr 5, 2018 at 12:21 pm | 65 comments | 4102 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Push to honor Fred Yamamoto continues

Palo Altan Fred Yamamoto, who fought and died in WWII, did not get a Palo Alto middle school named after him last week, but...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2018
Last comment by dejiii, on Apr 5, 2018 at 9:06 am | 40 comments | 5664 Views
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Greek restaurant Taverna opening in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 10,024 views

Retail's Real Estate Glut is Growing
By Steve Levy | 5 comments | 1,488 views

Couples: . . . “Joy is greater than sorrow,“ . . . “Nay, sorrow is the greater.”
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,034 views

Science week with grandma part 3
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 571 views

Munchie Movement
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 529 views

 

Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 28th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 20th issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

VOTE HERE