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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man shot, killed when 'illegal transaction' evolves into dispute

A man shot when an "illegal transaction" evolved into a dispute in East Palo Alto died two days later, marking the city's...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by RIP VIctor, on Sep 19, 2019 at 6:53 pm | 4 comments | 7252 Views

SPORTS

Gunn, Palo Alto volleyball start at the top of the SCVAL

Gunn girls volleyball coach Baiba McGibben tried tempering her expectations for the Titans this season after they were promoted...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 19, 2019 at 6:27 pm | 1 comment | 3531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Persky's short-lived job; no end in sight for 'Blue Trees' project

In the latest Around Town column, former Santa Clara County Superior Court judge Aaron Persky finds a new job, only to get...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2019
Last comment by Jimmy, on Sep 19, 2019 at 5:06 pm | 48 comments | 9612 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business tax proposal moves ahead in Palo Alto

Palo Alto forged ahead Monday toward placing a business tax on the 2020 ballot when the City Council majority signaled its...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Beenherea while, on Sep 19, 2019 at 3:26 pm | 20 comments | 6608 Views

AROUND TOWN

'A long time coming': After 10 years in the works, the new Stanford Hospital hosts community open house this weekend

A $2 billion expansion a decade in the making, Stanford Hospital is getting ready to debut its new facility at two community...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 19, 2019 at 10:45 am | 14 comments | 27675 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does the City think destroying traffic circulation encourages biking?

How codified is the impetus at City Hall to make driving harder, slower, more dangerous and difficult as the perceived route...

Original post made by citizen on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 19, 2019 at 9:35 am | 30 comments | 1457 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford football coach John Ralston dies at age 92

John Ralston, the man who led Stanford to back-to-back Rose Bowl victories in 1971-72, died on Saturday in Sunnyvale. He...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by III, on Sep 19, 2019 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 3957 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Five things to know now about California's new vaccine law

California has a new vaccination law on the books. It cracks down on inappropriate use of medical exemptions that allow kids...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by Rev. Beecham, on Sep 18, 2019 at 6:28 pm | 6 comments | 4493 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Admissions' skewers white liberal hypocrisy

Though it's set in New Hampshire, the world of Joshua Harmon's "Admissions," currently presented by Los Altos Stage Company,...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by white privilege, on Sep 18, 2019 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 3327 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board questions historic analysis of Castilleja expansion

As Castilleja School moves ahead with its divisive expansion plan, project proponents often cite the Palo Alto institution's...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Old Palo Alto Neighbor, on Sep 18, 2019 at 10:57 am | 14 comments | 6553 Views

AROUND TOWN

With 'Baby Trump' soaring above, locals protest president's policies in first visit since getting elected

President Trump's fundraising luncheon on Tuesday ended up being in the Palo Alto foothills near Portola Valley, but protesters...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 18, 2019 at 10:02 am | 13 comments | 8376 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New rule on electric equipment sparks neighborhood opposition

Residents who enjoy the benefits of having all electric equipment underground in their neighborhood and who wish to keep...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by Just sayin, on Sep 17, 2019 at 5:23 pm | 16 comments | 6114 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trump to lunch in Palo Alto foothills

With many conflicting rumors swirling in the past few days, it's been confirmed that President Donald Trump's Bay Area fundraiser...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 17, 2019 at 4:43 pm | 20 comments | 32919 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Above ground or below? The fight over utility boxes comes to Green Acres

Utility wires may be out of sight in the Green Acres I, where they are tucked away in underground vaults, but they are hardly...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 17, 2019 at 9:42 am | 12 comments | 8810 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women file away first volleyball loss in over a year

Less than 24 hours after grinding out a win over No. 4 Penn State, No. 1 Stanford dropped a 25-27, 25-27, 25-23, 20-25 decision...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Dave Hill, on Sep 17, 2019 at 8:31 am | 1 comment | 2723 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City wants 20% of apartment tenants to drive electric cars

In a city where about 15% of households already own or drive an electric vehicle, Palo Alto leaders are preparing to invest...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 17, 2019 at 8:22 am | 30 comments | 8637 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto banks on county funds to plan for rail redesign

Palo Alto's ever-shifting plans for redesigning its rail corridor are about to get a welcome boost from the Santa Clara VTA,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2019
Last comment by Morris, on Sep 17, 2019 at 1:35 am | 9 comments | 5486 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Peninsula restaurants that opened, closed this summer

Summer saw a flurry of closures and arrivals on the Peninsula. Read on to catch up on what opened and closed this summer. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2019
Last comment by Laura Bajuk, on Sep 16, 2019 at 4:33 pm | 16 comments | 6886 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County asks judge to strike down expanded religious refusal rule

Santa Clara County, San Francisco, the state of California and an array of medical groups asked a federal judge on Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Martin Niemöller, on Sep 16, 2019 at 2:22 pm | 6 comments | 3303 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football can't match UCF's speed, efficiency

It took host Central Florida all of 6:39 to open a 21-0 advantage over visiting Stanford and the Cardinal simply could not...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2019
Last comment by student, on Sep 15, 2019 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 2924 Views
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