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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Greene Middle School celebrates 'transformative' renaming

Greene Middle School held a rededication ceremony on Wednesday in honor of its new namesake, an African-American technologist,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by R.Davis, 19 minutes ago | 26 comments | 2934 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sees a rash of car burglaries

A series of car burglaries was recorded in Palo Alto from Nov. 5 to this past Monday, all of which occurred near the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by R.Davis, 31 minutes ago | 32 comments | 3425 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Health care measure heads for defeat in Palo Alto

A proposal by a union of health care workers to impose caps on how much Palo Alto’s medical providers can charge patients...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by R.Davis, 50 minutes ago | 44 comments | 9363 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facing tight housing market, tenants worry over uncertain future

Dennis Backlund spends most nights lying awake wondering where he's going to live. Soon the day will come when he must leave...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by R.Davis, 1 hour ago | 77 comments | 6166 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Does Palo Alto really need a 'Parking Entrapment Zone'?

I seldom get parking tickets. I deeply respect time limits, permit parking and especially handicapped-parking spaces. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by R.Davis, 1 hour ago | 69 comments | 6529 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district equity coordinator resigns midyear

The midyear departure of Palo Alto Unified equity coordinator Keith Wheeler has prompted questions about whether the position...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by Parent, 1 hour ago | 15 comments | 3002 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alert extended, some schools close

As smoky conditions caused by the Camp Fire in Butte County persist on the Peninsula, Spare the Air alerts are continuing...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2018
Last comment by Resident, 1 hour ago | 40 comments | 14668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford University files amicus brief in Harvard admissions case

Stanford University is among the 15 private universities that have joined together in "one voice" in an amicus brief to defend...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by R.Davis, 1 hour ago | 44 comments | 3347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Under threat of lawsuit, school district releases documents

For the second time in as many years, it took a threat of legal action from the Palo Alto Weekly to compel the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by blame, 3 hours ago | 27 comments | 2060 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Structure fire erupts at former Compadres Restaurant site

Palo Alto firefighters responded to a structure fire that erupted at 3877 El Camino Real in Palo Alto, a vacant building...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by musical, 11 hours ago | 29 comments | 7600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ashlund concedes to Dharap in school board race

Special-education advocate Stacey Ashlund conceded the second open seat on the Palo Alto school board to attorney Shounak...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by momoftwo, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 1122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ideo's Barbecue

With the discussion about school closures, spare the air, I can't resist pointing out that Ideo had a barbecue on High Street...

Original post made by HMM on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by clueless, 12 hours ago | 7 comments | 170 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More than the 'baby blues'

One in five mothers experience postpartum depression but most women affected by it struggle in silence. A group of local...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by Japanese Acupuncture Can Help, 12 hours ago | 4 comments | 2611 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Abrica, Wallace-Jones lead in East Palo Alto Council race

East Palo Alto Mayor Ruben Abrica and tech executive Regina Wallace-Jones are in the lead in a race for two seats on East...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Night & Day, 13 hours ago | 31 comments | 3779 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire Department prepares for influx in medical-response calls

Faced with a rising Palo Alto's senior population and surging demand for emergency medical response, Fire Department officials...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by How Do They Do It?, 14 hours ago | 8 comments | 2416 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City leaders vow to improve code enforcement

Palo Alto leaders pledged on Tuesday to reform the city’s glitchy code-enforcement program, which according to a new audit...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by Pro Gas Leaf Blower, 16 hours ago | 23 comments | 2317 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man in phantom mask burglarizes businesses

A man wearing a "Phantom of the Opera" mask allegedly burglarized at least four Palo Alto businesses early Wednesday morning,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by Get a Clue, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 1022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board asks for Stanford to mitigate growth

The Palo Alto school board unanimously approved a resolution Wednesday night asking the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2018
Last comment by What We Can Do., 20 hours ago | 18 comments | 2726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>THE NAME IS MOSSY, JAMESMOSSY ...</B> A 230-pound sea lion found near East Bayshore Road on Nov. 8 is now in the care...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 310 Views

MOVIES

The Big Game is in a different category for Stanford's Shaw

After getting back on the winning track last week with a 48-17 victory over Oregon State, Stanford will need to continue...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by Old Blue, on Nov 16, 2018 at 9:28 am | 3 comments | 1047 Views
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Salt & Straw Palo Alto to open Nov. 23
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