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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Downtown Streets Team settles wage theft lawsuit for $170K

A class-action lawsuit filed by a former employee against Downtown Streets Inc. for nonpayment of wages was preliminarily...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2021
Last comment by Over it!, on Aug 21, 2021 at 7:34 am | 7 comments | 9516 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls COVID vaccine requirement for city workers

As Palo Alto moves ahead with reopening in-person services at City Hall, the city is considering whether to institute a vaccine...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2021
Last comment by Roger Azarian, on Aug 19, 2021 at 3:14 pm | 30 comments | 7292 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lambert Avenue housing project wins support in Palo Alto

Despite concerns about affordability and density, the Palo Alto City Council gave generally positive reviews Monday to the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2021
Last comment by Me 2, on Aug 19, 2021 at 12:28 pm | 11 comments | 8810 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Experience, depth equates to high expecations for Palo Alto football

Numbers are up for Palo Alto football, giving coach Nelson Gifford reason to smile. The return of their quarterback, top...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet owners struggle to find veterinary care for Rover, Boots amid pandemic

Up and down the Peninsula, pet owners are having trouble finding medical care for their animals, often being turned away...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 7168 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A year after CZU fires, Newsom visits Big Basin State Park to reflect on California's climate threats

Twelve months after the devastating CZU August Lightning Complex fires erupted, Gov. Gavin Newsom visited Big Basin State...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2021
Last comment by What Will They Do Next, on Aug 19, 2021 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 5663 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested for allegedly stabbing teen

Police have arrested a San Jose woman for allegedly attacking and stabbing a teenage girl in downtown Palo Alto on Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2021
Last comment by Chase Bellamy, on Aug 19, 2021 at 7:26 am | 2 comments | 15314 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After receiving vulgar phone calls and death threat, Palo Alto council member is speaking out

City Council member Lydia Kou was the target of sexual harassment and a death threat, and now she's speaking out to prevent...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2021
Last comment by ALB, on Aug 18, 2021 at 10:49 pm | 23 comments | 10702 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer proposes 73 housing units on University Avenue block

After dropping its plans to build apartments next to the California Avenue Caltrain station, Smith Development is now proposing...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 18, 2021 at 8:11 pm | 17 comments | 6013 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Family hopes to preserve Lefkowitz legacy at site of new bike bridge

Benjamin Lefkowitz never got to ride through the seasonal undercrossing that bears his name. Now, as the city moves to replace...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2021
Last comment by Me 2, on Aug 18, 2021 at 12:13 pm | 16 comments | 6330 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sheriff comes out swinging against county supervisors' allegations of jails mismanagement

Embattled Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith said on Tuesday she would support investigations into her management of...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2021
Last comment by Not Good Enough, on Aug 17, 2021 at 7:33 pm | 1 comment | 4482 Views

SPORTS

Gunn football riding a winning streak into new season

Gunn's upward trajectory continues. Coming off its first undefeated season (5-0), the Titans continue to build a consistently...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2021
Last comment by Big Red Football Coach Jason Miller, on Aug 17, 2021 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 4899 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sheriff comes under fire from county supervisors who want investigation into jails made public

In a stinging rebuke of Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith, two Santa Clara County Supervisors are proposing the public...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2021
Last comment by Christa Johnson, on Aug 17, 2021 at 11:44 am | 4 comments | 4027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified to reorganize equity and student affairs department

To overcome the losses distance learning has caused in education, Palo Alto Unified is restructuring its equity and student...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2021
Last comment by eileen , on Aug 17, 2021 at 10:32 am | 6 comments | 6182 Views

RESTAURANTS

Chez TJ alums launch Emerald Hour with Iberian-inspired fare, fresh cocktails

Justin Rodriguez and Jarad Gallagher are bringing flavors reminiscent of dishes they tasted during a road trip through Spain...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford University now requiring COVID-19 testing regardless of vaccination status

Students, regardless of vaccination status, will be required to be tested for COVID-19, Stanford University announced on...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2021
Last comment by Carlos M., on Aug 17, 2021 at 7:30 am | 17 comments | 5719 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto, Mountain View and Sunnyvale strike deal over rail funds

In a move that they hope will boost their efforts to redesign Caltrain rail crossings, Palo Alto, Mountain View and Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2021
Last comment by Leslie York, on Aug 16, 2021 at 10:18 am | 14 comments | 10489 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Toxic methamphetamine batch containing fentanyl may be circulating in Santa Clara County

There may be an extremely toxic batch of methamphetamine containing fentanyl circulating around Santa Clara County, county...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 15, 2021 at 5:23 pm | 10 comments | 24649 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Public defender Sajid Khan runs for Santa Clara County district attorney

Sajid Khan, a Santa Clara County deputy public defender and criminal justice reform advocate, is running for district attorney....

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2021
Last comment by Ben Z., on Aug 15, 2021 at 3:23 pm | 20 comments | 6654 Views

AROUND TOWN

West Bay Opera launches training initiative for minority singers

Palo Alto's West Bay Opera is launching this month its Opera DEI program -- a training initiative for aspiring professional...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2021
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Aug 15, 2021 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 5362 Views
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