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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alumni to host 'family and culture' event in Palo Alto

A group of Palo Alto alumni working to spur conversation around youth mental health in Palo Alto is hosting a community event...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Toxicity, on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 1908 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto cautious about encouraging second-dwelling units

For some in Palo Alto, "second-dwelling units" represent one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways for addressing the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Aug 9, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 40 comments | 5716 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baylands flood-control project kicks off

Eighty years after the enactment of the federal Flood Control Act, a decades-in-the-making flood-protection effort on San...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2016
Last comment by Jim, on Aug 9, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 23 comments | 4936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: End 'me too' raises

It is troublesome enough that the powerful California teachers' union has achieved a system where performance doesn't matter...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Election , on Aug 9, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 30 comments | 5071 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested after spree of bank robberies

An East Palo Alto woman who police say took part in at least nine bank robberies over the summer, including one in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Sylvia, on Aug 9, 2016 at 12:02 pm | 3 comments | 5205 Views

SPORTS

List of local athletes, coaches, administrators, media involved with Rio Olympics

The list of athletes, coaches, administrators and media personnel with local connections at the 2016 Rio Olympics: ==B Basketball...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Gwen, on Aug 9, 2016 at 10:44 am | 3 comments | 1139 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Health team begins work to help San Mateo County residents with mental illness

A new team has begun work to help San Mateo County residents living with a serious mental illness improve their quality of...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Bike Commuter, on Aug 9, 2016 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 1274 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Accent Arts, Village Stationers to leave Cal Ave

Two of California Avenue's independent retailers, whose stores have contributed to the small-town charm that has long characterized...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Alex Green, on Aug 9, 2016 at 8:59 am | 79 comments | 11153 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown project sent back to drawing board, again

In a stinging rejection Thursday, the Palo Alto Architectural Review Board voted 3-0, with two members recused, against a...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Aug 9, 2016 at 7:28 am | 44 comments | 8013 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek woman who robbed bank

Police are looking for a woman who robbed a Palo Alto bank on Tuesday morning, according to a police department press release. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by NoMoPa, on Aug 8, 2016 at 4:22 pm | 14 comments | 6677 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Behind the Headlines -- Local Muslims' reaction to rhetoric

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Weekly reporters Sue Dremann and Elena Kadvany talk with Samina...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 8, 2016 at 4:01 pm | 8 comments | 1830 Views

SPORTS

Ledecky swims to world record at Rio Olympics

It could be the first of many. As in both gold medals and world records. Stanford incoming freshman Katie Ledecky, a teenage...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Nayeli P., on Aug 8, 2016 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 941 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities, ACLU criticize findings of Facebook expansion studies

East Palo Alto, Palo Alto and Atherton have all written letters to Menlo Park, raising questions about the draft environmental-impact...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 7, 2016 at 10:34 pm | 6 comments | 3723 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer of controversial downtown Palo Alto project tries again

Among the many questions pending at Palo Alto's Architectural Review Board meeting on Thursday, perhaps the most important...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Tsk, Tsk, on Aug 7, 2016 at 5:01 pm | 23 comments | 4435 Views

SPORTS

A golden opportunity for Team USA men's volleyball team

Three Stanford grads, all with ties to an NCAA championship, will be representing the United States at the 2016 Rio Olympics...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2016
Last comment by Robby, on Aug 7, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 1576 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Demystifying concussions

Inside Stanford University's Arrillaga Athletic Center, Dr. Jamshid Ghajar, director of the Concussion and Brain Performance...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by John Henry Ruminski, on Aug 6, 2016 at 8:56 pm | 5 comments | 3572 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arthur Keller enters Council race in Palo Alto

Arthur Keller, a former Palo Alto planning commissioner with a long record of scrutinizing new developments, challenging...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 6, 2016 at 5:58 pm | 62 comments | 3704 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Advocates disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by NestGen is Great, on Aug 6, 2016 at 5:52 pm | 240 comments | 10127 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 Mark, on Aug 6, 2016 at 10:59 am | 1098 comments | 195708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Square theater to remain open -- for now

More than 2,600 signatures and letters from the Palo Alto City Council to the landlord of the CinéArts Theatre in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Alan & Donna, on Aug 5, 2016 at 11:05 pm | 26 comments | 7779 Views
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