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AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert extended through Sunday

A triple threat of wildfire smoke, hot inland temperatures and vehicle exhaust has compelled air quality officials to extend...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ravenswood district to lease out district office, closed school site to help increase teacher pay

The Ravenswood City School District will lease out its district office in East Palo Alto and an unused school site in Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 6866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man allegedly runs over woman with car after business dispute

A man engaged in a business dispute with a woman in Palo Alto allegedly robbed her of her cellphone and ran over her with...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2021
Last comment by Brad Lockhardt, on Oct 3, 2021 at 8:07 am | 1 comment | 6343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elizabeth Holmes' defense challenges lab director's testimony about Theranos testing procedures

The defense for Elizabeth Holmes, the former CEO of the blood-testing company Theranos who is on trial for fraud, spent much...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4519 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Vehicle stolen from home's driveway in Charleston Meadows

Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a burglar who stole car keys from an unlocked garage and drove...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2021
Last comment by mjh, on Oct 2, 2021 at 2:40 pm | 8 comments | 6974 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pick a pumpkin in person once again at the Great Glass Pumpkin Patch

After going virtual in 2020, the Great Glass Pumpkin Patch reopens to visitors this year, with over 10,000 blown-glass gourds...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4113 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman released from jail in plea deal for 2016 stabbing death

A Palo Alto woman who was charged with murder for allegedly stabbing her sister-in-law 41 times in 2016 reached a plea deal...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by Mackenzie Johnson, on Oct 2, 2021 at 11:00 am | 3 comments | 6177 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Congress wants to cut Medicare Advantage programs

Reports that Congress is planning to cut the Medicare Advantage program to pay for other items in the big "human infrastructure"...

Original post made by Julie Parker on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by Mackenzie Johnson, on Oct 2, 2021 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 535 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newsom signs bill to strip badges from police officers who commit misconduct

In a major victory for advocates of police reform, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed on Thursday a bill that will allow the state...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2021
Last comment by What Will They Do Next, on Oct 2, 2021 at 7:54 am | 10 comments | 8679 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After lawsuits and calls for his firing, police agent leaves Palo Alto

A police officer who has been named in numerous lawsuits, including one stemming from his violent arrest of Julio Arevalo...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Oct 1, 2021 at 8:42 pm | 15 comments | 16286 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man confronts officers, allegedly attempts to ram patrol car

A 28-year-old San Jose man who allegedly tried to provoke a confrontation with Palo Alto police and ram a police cruiser...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by Lennie, on Oct 1, 2021 at 3:22 pm | 4 comments | 6789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto woman arrested in connection with Fawn Fire in Shasta County

Law enforcement officers from Cal Fire have arrested a Palo Alto woman they believe is responsible for igniting the Fawn...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
Last comment by Paul Blackburn, on Oct 1, 2021 at 9:39 am | 39 comments | 15373 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: Everyone should serve as a city commissioner, at least once

Being a commissioner has allowed me to serve the community without having to run for office and get elected. It has allowed...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by Paul Blackburn, on Oct 1, 2021 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 4705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garden Club of Palo Alto marks a growing legacy 100 years in the making

As the group approaches its 100-year anniversary, its membership, made up largely of older women with a passion for plants,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2862 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cool Cafe at Stanford's Cantor Arts Center closes after 20 years

After a hiatus during the pandemic, the Cool Cafe is closing at Stanford University's Cantor Arts Center. Helmed by educator...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by PA Community Advocate, on Oct 1, 2021 at 7:32 am | 1 comment | 9859 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Duo strikes man, robs him of cellphone and other belongings

A man was beat up and robbed of his cellphone, backpack, skateboard and other belongings in downtown Palo Alto early Saturday...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by Lacy W., on Sep 30, 2021 at 2:06 pm | 8 comments | 9218 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After court defeat, Palo Alto eyes hike to utility tax

After facing a costly court defeat over its historic practice of transferring money from its gas operation to pay for basic...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
Last comment by Rebecca Eisenberg, on Sep 30, 2021 at 12:35 pm | 19 comments | 12497 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police: Offensive graffiti found in city garage under investigation as hate crime

For the second time this month, police are investigating a hate crime at a downtown parking garage, where a racial epithet...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Sep 29, 2021 at 4:47 pm | 5 comments | 5330 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto football opens SCVAL play with 50-point victory over Santa Clara

Palo Alto quarterback Danny Peters had quite a game. He threw for 321 yards and five touchdowns and completed the last 11...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
Last comment by Nora Jensen, on Sep 29, 2021 at 3:58 pm | 25 comments | 8447 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja golfers remain unbeaten in West Bay Athletic League

Freshman Norah Yang continues her amazing season by again earning medalist honors for Castilleja in a 225-255 victory over...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4988 Views
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