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AROUND TOWN

Raising the barre: Dance school marks 75th anniversary

The Menlo Park Academy of Dance has always stayed on point -- and en pointe. The academy, now the official school for Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2022
Last comment by Claudette, on Sep 8, 2022 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 1012 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes asks for new trial

Attorneys for Elizabeth Holmes, the former Theranos CEO convicted of fraud, have asked a judge for a new trial, citing a...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 8, 2022 at 5:06 pm | 3 comments | 2999 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Veterinary clinic looks to move into The North Face's former building

The building at 217 Alma St. has been vacant for so long that it is best known for The North Face, which departed six years...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2022
Last comment by D. Smith, on Sep 8, 2022 at 2:52 pm | 12 comments | 9962 Views

SPORTS

Terún to hold Parkinson's disease fundraiser after chef reveals his diagnosis

On July 7, Terún and iTalico chef and owner Kristjan D'Angelo marked the five-year anniversary of a life-changing diagnosis. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1836 Views

AROUND TOWN

With costs going up, Palo Alto ponders next steps for new water treatment plants

Despite rising costs, Palo Alto and Valley Water are moving ahead with ambitious plans to build two water-purifications plants...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
Last comment by Barron Park Denizen, on Sep 8, 2022 at 12:53 pm | 6 comments | 3723 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power briefly shut down for 1,700 Palo Alto Utilities customers in effort to protect state grid

About 1,700 Palo Alto Utilities customers were briefly without power Tuesday evening in response to a state energy emergency...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2022
Last comment by Peter Venkman, on Sep 8, 2022 at 2:13 am | 36 comments | 7840 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California to refer to monkeypox as MPX to avoid stigmatization of name

State public health officials said Wednesday that they will avoid using the term monkeypox when possible going forward, referring...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Sep 7, 2022 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 1982 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman charged with hate crime after attacking teen wearing a hijab in Mountain View

A woman accused of attacking an 18-year-old woman in downtown Mountain View and calling her a terrorist has been charged...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2022
Last comment by One Town Over, on Sep 7, 2022 at 9:50 am | 19 comments | 3456 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Heat advisories extended through Thursday evening

A statewide Flex Alert has been issued for Monday as a heat wave impacts California with blistering temperatures over the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2022
Last comment by Lei Zhao, on Sep 6, 2022 at 6:24 pm | 4 comments | 3165 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage affects nearly 5K Palo Alto Utilities customers Monday night

Power has been restored to almost all of the 4,462 Palo Alto Utilities customers affected by an outage reported late Monday...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2022
Last comment by Mondoman, on Sep 6, 2022 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 3679 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Andrew Luck is heading back to Stanford — this time as a grad student

In the latest column, read about Stanford alumnus Andrew Luck's plans to pursue a master's degree at his alma mater this...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board took just four minutes to let go of top lawyer, meeting's minutes reveal

While board members have refused to publicly discuss why they terminated the district's in-house lawyer's employment in a...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2022
Last comment by Retired PAUSD Teacher, on Sep 6, 2022 at 8:51 am | 6 comments | 5378 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police bust Palo Alto marijuana grow house

Palo Alto police uncovered a marijuana-growing operation in a Crescent Park home on Aug. 10 while investigating a noise complaint,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2022
Last comment by Lindsey Harker, on Sep 5, 2022 at 11:21 am | 42 comments | 19268 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Here's what's open, closed on Labor Day in and around Palo Alto

Many local and regional services in Palo Alto and neighboring areas are adjusting their schedules on Monday due to the federal...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2022
Last comment by Citizen, on Sep 4, 2022 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 2426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County plan looks to shield foothills from Stanford growth

For decades, the county and Stanford have operated under an understanding that any growth proposals by the university should...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Sep 4, 2022 at 10:40 am | 2 comments | 4249 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares for key decisions on fiber expansion

As Palo Alto embarks on its journey to build a citywide fiber-optic network that delivers high-speed internet, a new analysis...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2022
Last comment by Hugo, on Sep 4, 2022 at 12:28 am | 40 comments | 6767 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Doria Summa, land-use watchdog, eyes council seat

Doria Summa, a long-time neighborhood activist and current vice chair of the Planning and Transportation Commission, appears...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2022
Last comment by community member, on Sep 3, 2022 at 6:15 pm | 26 comments | 4490 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California phases out new gas cars — so what's next for electric cars?

California will revolutionize the car market by ending sales of new gas cars within 12 years, forcing car buyers to switch...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Sep 3, 2022 at 11:15 am | 17 comments | 8605 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Players turn it up to 11 with season opener 'School of Rock'

Summer vacation is over and Palo Alto Players is kicking off its season in lively style with its production of the musical...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2022
Last comment by Patricia Becker, on Sep 2, 2022 at 8:05 pm | 1 comment | 2386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Verde students head to temporary campus as school year starts

Palo Verde's roughly 400 students are sharing a campus for the school year with Greendell School to enable the elementary...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2022
Last comment by Page Mill, on Sep 2, 2022 at 5:19 pm | 8 comments | 5560 Views
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