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PALO ALTO ISSUES

District leadership asks board to fund school safety positions

With school safety as a top priority at Palo Alto Unified this year, staff are asking the board to allocate upwards of $200,000...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Yuri, on Aug 28, 2019 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 2045 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to restore, spruce up new Foothills Park site

Foothills Park is widely considered one of Palo Alto's most pristine treasures, but the latest addition to the exclusive...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 28, 2019 at 10:12 am | 8 comments | 3430 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commissioners kick back Castilleja draft environmental impact report for additions

Finding gaps in the Draft Environmental Impact Report for Castilleja School's planned expansion, Palo Alto's Planning and...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Rebecca Eisenberg, on Aug 27, 2019 at 6:27 pm | 44 comments | 5149 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women earn season opening soccer win at Penn State

Junior Catalina Macario sparked Stanford’s season opener Friday, scoring twice as the third-ranked Cardinal women’s soccer...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by LA Tax Man, on Aug 27, 2019 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 1446 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Webcast: The power of ketamine

Palo Alto psychiatrist Rameen Ghorieshi joins Weekly journalists to discuss the potential of ketamine to treat severely depressed...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by , on Aug 27, 2019 at 2:39 am | 1 comment | 2285 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford football standout Andrew Luck calls it quits

Former Stanford All-American quarterback Andrew Luck announced Saturday that he is retiring from the NFL. A four-time Pro...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2019
Last comment by best of luck, on Aug 26, 2019 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 2483 Views

AROUND TOWN

New effort in the works to build trail from Bay to ocean

Land conservation agencies and local jurisdictions are teaming up behind a bold new plan to build a trail that would allow...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 26, 2019 at 1:38 pm | 13 comments | 5954 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire damages apartment in Evergreen Park neighborhood

A fire at an apartment building in Palo Alto's Evergreen Park neighborhood was quickly extinguished on Monday morning, according...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2019
Last comment by impressed, on Aug 26, 2019 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 2743 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert issued for smoggy conditions expected Monday

A combination of expected high temperatures, light winds and vehicle exhaust has prompted Bay Area air district officials...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Aug 26, 2019 at 12:41 pm | 3 comments | 1313 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council urged to take tough stance on Edgewood Plaza developer over grocery store

It's been a year and a half since Edgewood Plaza's new grocery store opened for business in Palo Alto, but the city and the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 26, 2019 at 10:20 am | 35 comments | 4803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district raises questions about Palo Alto's intention to renew Cubberley lease

The city of Palo Alto and school district's joint effort to redevelop Cubberley Community Center has hit a bump, with questions...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 26, 2019 at 7:16 am | 23 comments | 5293 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man accused of sexual assault of minors arrested again

Randolph Haldeman, who was arrested last month on allegations of sexually assaulting children and then released on bail,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 25, 2019 at 9:42 pm | 7 comments | 3317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic Alpine Inn reopening in Portola Valley on Friday

Two private parties at the historic Alpine Inn, a Portola Valley institution that was recently sold and closed for renovation,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Aug 25, 2019 at 7:51 pm | 4 comments | 12786 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: On Castilleja, be careful of what you wish for

If I were a neighbor of Castilleja School, I would be more concerned with the disruption during construction and the added...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 24, 2019 at 3:59 pm | 31 comments | 4020 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

One-cent sales tax for transit could be on 2020 ballot

Bay Area voters may be asked to approve a one-cent sales tax in 2020 that would fund a wide array of transportation projects...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 24, 2019 at 2:42 pm | 19 comments | 4626 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County, San Francisco win final ruling over Trump's threat against sanctuary counties

Santa Clara County and San Francisco won a final victory in a lawsuit Friday challenging President Donald Trump's threat...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by George, on Aug 24, 2019 at 1:07 pm | 2 comments | 2303 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A family came to Stanford Hospital chasing a lifesaving treatment for a rare disease. Now they may be forced to leave.

An Armenian family is trying to change their visa status to allow them to stay and work in the U.S. so their 19-month-old...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2019
Last comment by Tired of Immigration Abuses, on Aug 24, 2019 at 1:58 am | 8 comments | 5120 Views

SPORTS

Ryan Lochte earns 27th national swimming title at Stanford

Ryan Lochte won the 200 individual medley with a time of 1:57.76, seconds slower than his world record time set just over...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Resident , on Aug 24, 2019 at 1:40 am | 2 comments | 1221 Views

AROUND TOWN

Discovering the 'invisible' faces of Filoli

Filoli House and Gardens' current exhibition "Nest: Creating Home" is a multilayered, three-part project. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by TV Time, on Aug 23, 2019 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 2118 Views

RESTAURANTS

The return of dim sum darling Fu Lam Mum

A dim sum restaurant's reputation rests on the quality of its dumplings. The renovated Fu Lam Mum in Mountain View aces this...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by What Will They Do Next, on Aug 23, 2019 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 2656 Views
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