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SPORTS

Remembering local sportswriter-columnist Rick Chandler

There weren't many things sportwriter-columnist Rick Chandler liked more than coaching youth baseball and basketball. He...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Tim Parsons, on Aug 29, 2019 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 4288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School is in session and prep football is finally at hand

After all those weeks of practice, that elusive target, once shimmering like a mirage under the hot summer sun, is finally...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 29, 2019 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 3515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'I don't think there is trust on this board.' Fissures emerge between East Palo Alto school trustees during retreat

Nine months after an election created new dynamics on the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education, the new and...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2019
Last comment by OH GOODNESS!, on Aug 29, 2019 at 11:25 am | 10 comments | 7101 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Macario named Pac-12 soccer Player of Week

Stanford junior Catalina Macario earned the Pac-12 Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honor after scoring a pair...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 28, 2019 at 9:56 pm | 1 comment | 2260 Views

AROUND TOWN

A season of plenty: Autumn arts on the Midpeninsula

What do Willie Nelson, stunt dogs, emergency preparedness and man-eating musical plants have in common? They're all a part...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 28, 2019 at 5:10 pm | 3 comments | 5935 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn students join national movement to lower voting age

Students at both Palo Alto and Gunn high schools are mobilizing to demand that their voices -- and their votes -- be recognized...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Great Idea, on Aug 28, 2019 at 4:51 pm | 5 comments | 6271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage affects about 3,300 customers Monday night

A large power outage in Palo Alto has left about 3,300 customers without electricity on Monday night, according to Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 28, 2019 at 4:12 pm | 21 comments | 11689 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District leadership asks board to fund school safety positions

With school safety as a top priority at Palo Alto Unified this year, staff are asking the board to allocate upwards of $200,000...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Yuri, on Aug 28, 2019 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 3456 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to restore, spruce up new Foothills Park site

Foothills Park is widely considered one of Palo Alto's most pristine treasures, but the latest addition to the exclusive...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 28, 2019 at 10:12 am | 8 comments | 4934 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women earn season opening soccer win at Penn State

Junior Catalina Macario sparked Stanford’s season opener Friday, scoring twice as the third-ranked Cardinal women’s soccer...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by LA Tax Man, on Aug 27, 2019 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 2626 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Webcast: The power of ketamine

Palo Alto psychiatrist Rameen Ghorieshi joins Weekly journalists to discuss the potential of ketamine to treat severely depressed...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by , on Aug 27, 2019 at 2:39 am | 1 comment | 5988 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford football standout Andrew Luck calls it quits

Former Stanford All-American quarterback Andrew Luck announced Saturday that he is retiring from the NFL. A four-time Pro...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2019
Last comment by best of luck, on Aug 26, 2019 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 4434 Views

AROUND TOWN

New effort in the works to build trail from Bay to ocean

Land conservation agencies and local jurisdictions are teaming up behind a bold new plan to build a trail that would allow...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 26, 2019 at 1:38 pm | 13 comments | 8981 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire damages apartment in Evergreen Park neighborhood

A fire at an apartment building in Palo Alto's Evergreen Park neighborhood was quickly extinguished on Monday morning, according...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2019
Last comment by impressed, on Aug 26, 2019 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 4213 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert issued for smoggy conditions expected Monday

A combination of expected high temperatures, light winds and vehicle exhaust has prompted Bay Area air district officials...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Aug 26, 2019 at 12:41 pm | 3 comments | 2266 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council urged to take tough stance on Edgewood Plaza developer over grocery store

It's been a year and a half since Edgewood Plaza's new grocery store opened for business in Palo Alto, but the city and the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 26, 2019 at 10:20 am | 35 comments | 8217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district raises questions about Palo Alto's intention to renew Cubberley lease

The city of Palo Alto and school district's joint effort to redevelop Cubberley Community Center has hit a bump, with questions...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 26, 2019 at 7:16 am | 23 comments | 8169 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man accused of sexual assault of minors arrested again

Randolph Haldeman, who was arrested last month on allegations of sexually assaulting children and then released on bail,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 25, 2019 at 9:42 pm | 7 comments | 4962 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: On Castilleja, be careful of what you wish for

If I were a neighbor of Castilleja School, I would be more concerned with the disruption during construction and the added...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 24, 2019 at 3:59 pm | 31 comments | 7047 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

One-cent sales tax for transit could be on 2020 ballot

Bay Area voters may be asked to approve a one-cent sales tax in 2020 that would fund a wide array of transportation projects...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 24, 2019 at 2:42 pm | 19 comments | 8040 Views
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