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AROUND TOWN

PG&E cuts power to a few Palo Alto Hills customers late Wednesday

A few Palo Alto Hills residents lost power late Wednesday as part of PG&E's planned power outages, while others who braced...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2019
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus , on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:54 pm | 8 comments | 5104 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Supervisors decline to restart negotiations with Stanford on campus expansion

Frustrated by its inability to negotiate a deal with Santa Clara County for a significant campus expansion, Stanford University...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by LSJU79, on Oct 10, 2019 at 7:17 pm | 11 comments | 7206 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former East Palo Alto man held to answer charges in 2011 killing

A man charged with the 2011 murder of Cate Fisher, 19, of Menlo Park in East Palo Alto was held to answer on all charges...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2019
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AROUND TOWN

Wider Foothills Park access gains support

In the latest Around Town column, a proposed one-year pilot program to open Foothills Park access gains support and the new...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2019
Last comment by Get rid of the bbq's!!!, on Oct 10, 2019 at 11:44 am | 58 comments | 7192 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Planned power outages expected to hit Palo Alto Hills Wednesday at noon

Sections of the Palo Alto Hills are scheduled to see power go out on Wednesday as part of PG&E's pre-emptive outages, planned...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by Miriam Palm, on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:47 am | 20 comments | 22805 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PG&E plans power outages starting Wednesday; they could affect Palo Alto too

PG&E plans to pre-emptively shut down power due to dangerous weather starting Wednesday, and although the agency doesn't...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:47 am | 39 comments | 66632 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Research Park gains traction in effort to shift workers' commute habits

After gradually expanding its commute services options, Stanford Research Park's Transportation Management Association formed...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:37 am | 4 comments | 6972 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Party at Airbnb rental goes awry when three men rob property owner

A man who owns an Airbnb property in Palo Alto where he found a large party in full swing early Sunday morning was robbed...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by wander3r, on Oct 9, 2019 at 3:58 am | 46 comments | 12051 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council backs extension of Cubberley lease

Despite some disagreements about the Cubberley Community Center's future, the Palo Alto City Council endorsed on Monday night...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor, on Oct 8, 2019 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 3824 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Webcast: Vaping's rise and risks

Kyle Greenman of Adolescent Counseling Services' Adolescent Substance Abuse Program, discusses the growing prevalence of...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 8, 2019 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 5396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In 'historic' settlement, Stanford agrees to revise leave of absence policies for students in mental health crisis

Stanford University has agreed to a "groundbreaking" settlement with a group of students who sought through a class action...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 8, 2019 at 7:13 am | 2 comments | 14418 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Now with a department of its own, can city's transportation priorities finally get accomplished?

City Manager Ed Shikada and the council are in the process of implementing a major shift in how transportation issues are...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 7, 2019 at 10:35 pm | 13 comments | 7352 Views

SPORTS

SHP grad Choy wins opening tennis match for Stanford

Sacred Heart Prep grad Sara Choy opened her sophomore season at Stanford with with a singles victory and a doubles loss at...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 7, 2019 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 2973 Views

SPORTS

Of local note: Prep cross country and alumni report

Lars Osterberg placed third overall in the large school cross country race, clocking in 12:41 to help Menlo-Atherton place...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2019
Last comment by atherton distance running fan, on Oct 7, 2019 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 2534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Missing elderly man with dementia found safe

An 84-year-old man with dementia who was reported missing out of Palo Alto since Saturday afternoon has been found, police...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2019
Last comment by :D, on Oct 7, 2019 at 2:41 pm | 3 comments | 3218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Stanford renames main street; Proposal seeks to aid LGBTQ seniors

In the latest Around Town column, one of Stanford University's main thoroughfares is preparing to go by a new name, a county...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 7, 2019 at 2:32 pm | 6 comments | 7382 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

12 questions the city won't answer

Repeated attempts by the Weekly to get answers from the city of Palo Alto about why first responders mishandled a June 3...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 7, 2019 at 11:58 am | 11 comments | 4785 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living on four wheels: The people inside the RVs on Palo Alto's El Camino Real

The more than 40 recreational vehicles parked along El Camino Real, just outside Stanford University, have been deemed eyesores...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2019
Last comment by Ahem, on Oct 7, 2019 at 7:48 am | 125 comments | 25820 Views

SPORTS

Wilcox running attack gets the better of Palo Alto’s passing game

The running team got the best of the passing team Friday night as Wilcox beat Palo Alto 26-15 in a Santa Clara Valley Athletic...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2019
Last comment by Jeffrey B, on Oct 5, 2019 at 4:48 pm | 8 comments | 3036 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Biden on Trump: 'We've got to save capitalism from this guy'

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden took jabs at President Donald Trump during a campaign fundraiser in downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 5, 2019 at 3:54 pm | 25 comments | 8363 Views
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