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SCHOOLS & KIDS

In alignment with teachers, district does not recommend livestreaming for middle, high schools

Palo Alto Unified is not recommending the middle and high schools reopen with livestreaming in January, which would allow...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2020
Last comment by Teacher, on Nov 3, 2020 at 4:38 pm | 51 comments | 8733 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special education families want their kids in school as soon as possible. The unions don't.

Parents of students with disabilities are approaching the start of a new online school year with deep apprehension, pleading...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 3, 2020 at 9:06 am | 22 comments | 10435 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Need a translator to vote? Amid pandemic, California is trying to help

California's push to expand language access in elections has run headlong into pandemic fears and record numbers of Californians...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2020
Last comment by CovidKid, on Nov 3, 2020 at 7:47 am | 5 comments | 3984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facing a lawsuit, Palo Alto looks to permanently expand Foothills Park access

Spurred by a lawsuit from a coalition that includes the ACLU and the NAACP, Palo Alto is preparing to permanently abolish...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
Last comment by PaloAltoCitizen, on Nov 3, 2020 at 7:31 am | 109 comments | 11363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Philippe Rey of Adolescent Counseling Services honored with Kiwanis Angel award

Philippe Rey, executive director of Adolescent Counseling Services, has won the ninth annual Kiwanis Angel Award for his...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2020
Last comment by Sally Bemus, on Nov 2, 2020 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 4120 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Our election recommendations

Learn about the Palo Alto Weekly's recommendations on local, regional and statewide candidates and measures, in addition...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Nov 2, 2020 at 2:17 pm | 29 comments | 13026 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car erupts in flames after rollover crash in Palo Alto Hills

A driver who missed a turn in the Palo Alto Hills caused their vehicle to roll over and burst into flames on Wednesday night,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2020
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 1, 2020 at 10:24 pm | 7 comments | 8267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Baten Caswell for Santa Clara County Board of Education

Melissa Baten Caswell's long history of working for a strong public education system will serve north county well on the...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2020
Last comment by BadParenting, on Nov 1, 2020 at 9:38 pm | 20 comments | 6609 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Separated by the pandemic, families face a difficult question: When will I see you again?

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to quash expectations of when life might return to normal, some residents said they worry...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Nov 1, 2020 at 2:56 pm | 6 comments | 5102 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Challenger outraises six opponents in East Palo Alto City Council race by lending money to his own campaign

With Election Day fast approaching, Webster Lincoln, one of four newcomers vying for a seat on the East Palo Alto City Council,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2020
Last comment by Richard Pryor, on Nov 1, 2020 at 1:57 am | 4 comments | 5091 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meet the two candidates for Santa Clara County Board of Education

Read profiles of Santa Clara County Board of Education incumbent Grace Mah and challenger Melissa Baten Caswell, who are...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2020
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 31, 2020 at 6:47 pm | 8 comments | 17637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will charter school politics – and money – influence the local Santa Clara County school board race?

With Election Day less than three weeks away, outside money is pouring into the Santa Clara County Board of Education Area...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2020
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 31, 2020 at 6:43 pm | 31 comments | 7651 Views

AROUND TOWN

As Target eyes former Fry's building, Palo Alto rethinks its housing plan

With prospects for housing at the former site of Fry's Electronics fading, city leaders and residents are weighing a more...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 31, 2020 at 4:19 pm | 54 comments | 14544 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Webster Lincoln: East Palo Alto's homegrown data scientist

Webster Lincoln, 33, has positioned himself as a homegrown data scientist who, if elected, will bring critical thinking and...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2020
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Oct 31, 2020 at 4:18 pm | 8 comments | 64793 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Seven East Palo Alto City Council candidates seek to set city on a promising path

Read profiles of the seven East Palo Alto City Council candidates, who not only want to tackle some of their community's...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Oct 31, 2020 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 3445 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Volunteers make a difference by building book cubbies

In the latest Around Town column, news about local volunteers building book cubbies for low-income students, a group of musicians...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Burt, Lauing, Stone, Kou for City Council

The Palo Alto Weekly editorial board's recommendations for council reflect a desire to choose candidates who have the governance...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2020
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Oct 31, 2020 at 8:09 am | 58 comments | 11250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fauci talks reopening plans with county officials amid a national surge in COVID-19 cases

Dr. Anthony Fauci briefed local business leaders Friday on the state of COVID-19 and progress on a vaccine, while praising...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2020
Last comment by MidtownSouth, on Oct 30, 2020 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 6107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pacific Art League goes 'Beyond 2020' with new exhibition

The Pacific Art League (PAL) has decided to brave the storm and hold its annual anniversary exhibition while finding innovative...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2020
Last comment by , on Oct 30, 2020 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 2541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Levi's new NextGen store, Gorjana jewelry join Stanford Shopping Center

In the latest Shop Talk retail column, read about a jewelry brand and Levi's first North American NextGen store at Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2842 Views
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