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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Concerned about nuclear weapons? Here's why you should be

Why does the world need 15,000 nuclear weapons, when just a few will cause physical damage to huge swaths of land and the...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Rainer, 3 hours ago | 8 comments | 1869 Views

RESTAURANTS

After 43 years, Hobee's Restaurant sold to new owners

The family who has owned Peninsula breakfast institution Hobee's Restaurant for 43 years sold the business to two longtime...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 4 hours ago | 17 comments | 4630 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City cracks down on tenants at First Baptist

After more than two years of providing counseling to Palo Alto teenagers dealing with mental health issues out of an office...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Plain Speaker, 4 hours ago | 57 comments | 5033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elected leaders celebrate start of Caltrain electrification project

Gov. Jerry Brown, U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi and other elected leaders were at the Millbrae Caltrain station Friday to celebrate...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2017
Last comment by musical, 5 hours ago | 9 comments | 875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Castilleja's unwise stubbornness

Castilleja School, the highly regarded middle and high school that has educated girls for 110 years and around which has...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Old Palo Alto neighbor, 6 hours ago | 46 comments | 4354 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash into big-rig, car sends man, woman to hospital

A man and a woman were rescued from a sedan that crashed into a parked big-rig and another car in Palo Alto on Saturday night,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2017
Last comment by David Lipkin, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 1718 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hit-and-run collision injuries bicyclist

A bicyclist was left with moderate injuries in a hit-and-run collision Friday on a narrow arterial in Old Palo Alto, police...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by mitigation, 15 hours ago | 63 comments | 4703 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mime Troop is breaking the law - DUH

Has Palo Alto reached a new level of PC behavior. To refuse a permit (or whatever they need) to the San Francisco Mime...

Original post made by Lenore on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Need To Know, 15 hours ago | 3 comments | 174 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New affordable-housing project proposed in Ventura

After meeting community opposition in its most recent bid to build an affordable-housing complex in its home town, the nonprofit...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by margaret heath, 15 hours ago | 28 comments | 2554 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

M-A's Tonsfeldt makes the right choice in athletics

Kaitlyn Tonsfeldt had been rowing for several months when she had to make an important athletic decision. Would she continue...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2017
Last comment by David Bewicke-Copley, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 993 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto considers extending office cap

Palo Alto's planning commission will consider this week whether to extend the annual limit on office development cap that...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2017
Last comment by Stan, 19 hours ago | 1 comment | 655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula economy labor growth stalled

A midyear analysis of Silicon Valley and San Francisco Peninsula economic trends shows unemployment at its lowest rate since...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by Todd, 20 hours ago | 4 comments | 1167 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New charging stations on the way for four Palo Alto garages

Drivers who charge their electric vehicles at Palo Alto's public garages will soon have more stations at their disposal....

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2017
Last comment by Time to charge, 20 hours ago | 2 comments | 850 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford buys homes in College Terrace, raising questions

In order to meet the housing needs of its faculty, Stanford University has stepped up buying single-family homes throughout...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Todd, 20 hours ago | 34 comments | 5146 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: staged protest; brick and mortality

In this week's Around Town column, find out why the city has butted heads with the San Francisco Mime Troupe. There's also...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Anke, on Jul 23, 2017 at 7:11 am | 25 comments | 2370 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hollywood actor found dead in Palo Alto

Hollywood actor John Heard, best known as the dad from "Home Alone," died in a Palo Alto hotel room on Friday afternoon....

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by iSez, on Jul 23, 2017 at 12:39 am | 8 comments | 11941 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lyft to open Palo Alto research center for self-driving cars

Palo Alto's Stanford Research Park will soon be home to another company pursuing the Holy Grail of the auto industry: self-driving...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 22, 2017 at 2:19 pm | 3 comments | 2126 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: New Target store; Maum opens

In this week's retail news, Target is set to unlock the doors to its first store in East Palo Alto, a new Korean restaurant...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Marlene Dietrich, on Jul 22, 2017 at 10:50 am | 14 comments | 5209 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal judge declines to lift injunction blocking Trump order on sanctuary cities

A federal judge in San Francisco Thursday denied a request by President Donald Trump's administration to lift an injunction...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by R. Winslow, on Jul 22, 2017 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 723 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maybell Avenue development moves ahead

A developer's plan to build 16 homes on a former orchard site on Maybell Avenue scored a major victory Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Maybell is oportunity, on Jul 22, 2017 at 6:45 am | 10 comments | 2340 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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