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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Car crash leads to power outage for more than 3K Palo Alto Utilities customers

A car crash led to a power outage for more than 3,000 Palo Alto Utilities customers early Sunday morning, according to the...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2022
Last comment by Resident11, on Sep 14, 2022 at 2:59 pm | 9 comments | 4724 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where the City Council candidates stand on Palo Alto's future

This year's seven City Council candidates explain their vision of what life could look like in Palo Alto in 2050. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2022
Last comment by Ken Massey, on Sep 14, 2022 at 12:40 pm | 3 comments | 3020 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dispatcher error triggered Tuesday power outage in Palo Alto

When Palo Alto shut off power to about 1,700 customers during Tuesday's heatwave, it was following a order that officials...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Sep 14, 2022 at 12:09 am | 10 comments | 5471 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested for allegedly attacking men with wine bottle, robbing one

Palo Alto police arrested a woman on Saturday afternoon after she allegedly attacked two men with an empty wine bottle before...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2022
Last comment by John Donegan, on Sep 13, 2022 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 2399 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New housing bills target parking rules, commercial sites

California cities would be required to abolish parking mandates in transit-rich areas and allow housing developments at sites...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2022
Last comment by Eeyore, on Sep 13, 2022 at 8:41 am | 37 comments | 5349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annual Moonlight Run & Walk draws thousands to Palo Alto Baylands

Under the full harvest moon, thousands gathered at the Palo Alto Baylands for the 38th annual Moonlight Run & Walk on Friday...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2022
Last comment by EYC, on Sep 12, 2022 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 4614 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Outage leaves close to 4,500 customers without power downtown

A power outage is impacting 4,462 Palo Alto Utilities in the city's downtown area on Wednesday morning, according to the...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Sep 12, 2022 at 1:18 pm | 38 comments | 17242 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Driverless food delivery: Nuro teams up with Uber Eats to deploy autonomous vehicles in Mountain View

Nuro and Uber are embarking on a new multiyear partnership to use Nuro's driverless electric vehicles for food deliveries...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2022
Last comment by Arnold Jensen USN (ret.), on Sep 12, 2022 at 1:16 pm | 6 comments | 6383 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County now offers omicron-targeting COVID booster vaccines

Santa Clara County began administering the new COVID-19 booster vaccines Wednesday, offering protection against two subvariants...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2022
Last comment by Lyle Chandler, on Sep 12, 2022 at 8:18 am | 4 comments | 2980 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto modifies business tax as decision deadline looms

After seeing its negotiations with the business community fizzle, the Palo Alto City Council pressed on Monday with its plan...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 11, 2022 at 5:58 pm | 31 comments | 6359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council adopts spending plan for business tax

Seeking to offer voters reassurance about how funds from the business tax would be spent, a City Council resolution pledges...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2022
Last comment by Local Resident, on Sep 11, 2022 at 1:48 pm | 6 comments | 3284 Views

AROUND TOWN

After initial backlash, Palo Alto again mulls raising ticket prices for Junior Museum and Zoo

With revenues falling below expectations, Palo Alto is once again considering hiking ticket prices at the newly rebuilt Junior...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2022
Last comment by Neil, on Sep 10, 2022 at 8:52 am | 52 comments | 6457 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robbers corner couple at Stanford Shopping Center, escape with jewelry and purse

Five men robbed a couple parked at Stanford Shopping Center where they took jewelry and a purse before they escaped in two...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2022
Last comment by Jason Castelano, on Sep 10, 2022 at 7:41 am | 40 comments | 11258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to steer housing growth toward San Antonio Road

With its narrow sidewalks, industrial warehouses and no public transit, San Antonio Road looks like an unlikely destination...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2022
Last comment by Eeyore, on Sep 9, 2022 at 8:33 pm | 69 comments | 10978 Views

AROUND TOWN

A 'spark plug' for community change, Gina Dalma is honored for advocacy work

Gina Dalma is receiving this year's Athena Leadership Award, which is to be presented by the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by stephen levy, on Sep 9, 2022 at 6:50 pm | 1 comment | 4118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local nonprofit organization invites the public to 'show up for our community'

As part of its mission to bring communities together, the nonprofit Youth Community Service is poised to launch its second...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by [email protected], on Sep 9, 2022 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 2421 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council members balk at raising Junior Museum and Zoo ticket prices

Despite some first-year hiccups and underwhelming revenues, Palo Alto officials are in no rush to raise ticket prices to...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Sep 9, 2022 at 1:48 pm | 6 comments | 2467 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Palo Alto Adult School is ready to celebrate its 100th anniversary, albeit one year later

While the COVID-19 pandemic delayed the Palo Alto Adult School's centennial celebration, this has only amplified the triumphant...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by Paly Mom , on Sep 9, 2022 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 2549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer proposes to replace Creekside Inn with apartments

The Creekside Inn on El Camino Real would be demolished and replaced with two six-story buildings with a total of 382 apartments...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2022
Last comment by Sunshine, on Sep 9, 2022 at 8:25 am | 48 comments | 10001 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorney general appeals to state Supreme Court after overturn of three jail guards' murder convictions

The state's top prosecutor filed a petition with the state Supreme Court asking the justices to hear a case involving an...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by Harrison Peters, on Sep 9, 2022 at 7:36 am | 1 comment | 3360 Views
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