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AROUND TOWN

Digital DNA, Go Mama voted out

Digital DNA, the 7-foot-tall egg-shaped sculpture made of computer circuit boards installed in Lytton Plaza, will be deaccessioned...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by stanhutchings, 2 hours ago | 32 comments | 4918 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, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 1326 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's bike-share plan takes a turn

After failing to get traction in its prior attempts, Palo Alto's plan to bring bike-share programs to the city's masses is...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, 3 hours ago | 35 comments | 3685 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 George, 6 hours ago | 13 comments | 2812 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park council reverses approval of Stanford's office building on Sand Hill Road

Claiming inaccuracies and omissions in Stanford's traffic projections for its current and future developments, the Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2017
Last comment by A Menlo Guy, 7 hours ago | 5 comments | 1356 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls rally falls short in NorCal volleyball loss

The season came to an end Wednesday for the Palo Alto girls volleyball team as Oak Ridge pulled out a 25-27, 25-18, 25-15,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by Resident , 8 hours ago | 31 comments | 1765 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 Anke, 9 hours ago | 25 comments | 5901 Views

SPORTS

DiBiasi scores a late goal to lift Stanford into quarterfinals

Jordan DiBiasi scored the only goal of the game with just over 10 minutes remaining to play to lift the top-ranked and top-seeded...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2017
Last comment by Patty, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 450 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Public comment sought on flood-control projects

The public can learn more about proposed flood-control, restoration and recreation projects along San Francisquito Creek...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by Jerry Feingold, 9 hours ago | 11 comments | 1973 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ross Road - Hazard

Ross Road is now a major hazard area and for safety's sake I urge anyone using it to consider the following. 1. Would...

Original post made by Ross Road on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by Resident, 9 hours ago | 21 comments | 516 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 Marie, 11 hours ago | 5 comments | 2673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja Expansion

For several months, I've seen yard signs advocating against the expansion plans of Castilleja School. Based upon what I've...

Original post made by Albert on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by No upside for Palo Alto, 11 hours ago | 10 comments | 342 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 Green Bean, 11 hours ago | 2 comments | 1216 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Stanford student found guilty in fatal DUI case

A 28-year-old man who drove the wrong way down U.S. Highway 101 in 2013, killing one man and seriously injuring two others,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2017
Last comment by huh?, 12 hours ago | 8 comments | 4759 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

RV evictions in East Palo Alto protested

About 50 protesters blocked a tow truck Wednesday morning that came to haul away RVs in East Palo Alto in which an estimated...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Put A Stop To It, 17 hours ago | 64 comments | 10055 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Aircraft noise: Moving from north to south Palo Alto?

I understand that aircraft may start routing even more flights over S Palo Alto instead of North and Mid Palo Alto, per our...

Original post made by Aircraft noise on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 19, 2017 at 1:58 pm | 16 comments | 488 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 Hmmm, on Nov 19, 2017 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 2057 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto adopts new Comprehensive Plan

Palo Alto concluded one of the most complex and contentious planning efforts in its history late Monday night, when the City...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 18, 2017 at 3:43 pm | 96 comments | 4795 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Four firms to present for superintendent search

The school board is aiming to select a firm to lead its search for a new superintendent on Nov. 28, when four companies will...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Parent of 2, on Nov 18, 2017 at 3:33 pm | 9 comments | 1587 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Protesters stage walkout on controversial lecturer

More than 140 protesters who attended a lecture by anti-Muslim and "anti-jihadist" author and blogger Robert Spencer staged...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, on Nov 17, 2017 at 7:09 pm | 27 comments | 4228 Views
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The holidays are here!

From live music to a visit with Santa, here's a look at some local holiday activities to help you get into the spirit of the season.

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