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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford withdraws application for campus expansion

Stanford University abruptly abandoned on Friday its contentious plan to expand its campus by 3.5 million square feet, citing...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 10, 2019 at 6:49 am | 76 comments | 12314 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Separate incidents of rape, aggravated assault reported at Stanford University

In separate incidents, two women reported serious allegations of sexual violence – aggravated assault, sexual battery...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2019
Last comment by Nick, on Nov 9, 2019 at 5:27 pm | 9 comments | 3168 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spare the Air alerts called for Saturday and Sunday, wood burning banned

A high-pressure system trapping smoke over the Bay Area spurred the air district to issue the winter season's first Spare...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Nov 9, 2019 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1175 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Safe-parking program; establishing a 'priority development area' downtown; 2020 ballot measure

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Nov. 11. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/11/08/public-agenda-safe-parking-program-estab...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by MarySears, on Nov 9, 2019 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1738 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: On the eve of county approval, Stanford withdraws its development application and forfeits years of work. There was a better way.

Stanford University's decision last Friday to pull the plug on a plan that would have allowed it to build millions of square...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by george drysdale, on Nov 9, 2019 at 12:54 pm | 10 comments | 2394 Views

SPORTS

Gunn comes up an inch short in stellar football season

Gunn played well enough to position itself for a chance to win its first football title in seven years. The Titans didn't...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 9, 2019 at 11:47 am | 2 comments | 1071 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Farmers market goes year-round; new boxing gym

In this week's Shop Talk column, news about the Downtown Palo Alto Farmers Market, a boxing gym with group workouts and a...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 9, 2019 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 4090 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man gropes girl at concert at Stanford's Frost Amphitheater

Stanford University deputies are searching for a man who groped a girl at Frost Amphitheater on Friday night, according to...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2019
Last comment by BOLO, on Nov 9, 2019 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 2726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: After 45 years, it's finally time to seize the opportunity to build housing on the soon-to-be former Fry's site

The long, zigzagging history of why housing doesn't already exist on the Fry's Electronics site is a portrait of one of the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 8, 2019 at 3:55 pm | 47 comments | 6068 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls volleyball gets a chance at a CCS title

Rachel Grant and Odeya Russo each had 18 kills to lead No. 6 seed Gunn to a 25-19, 25-20, 25-20 victory over No. 2 Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 8, 2019 at 12:54 am | 1 comment | 1638 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating feline form and friendship

A brown tabby cat named Roy joined artist Junko Tsuchida’s family in the year 2000. During a difficult period of Tscuchida’s...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by Paula, on Nov 7, 2019 at 10:05 pm | 4 comments | 1559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police nab alleged bank robber after chase through Paly

Palo Alto police arrested a man on Monday who they say robbed a Bank of America on Quarry Road before leading officers on...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by Insider, on Nov 7, 2019 at 9:29 pm | 31 comments | 6383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood community weighs pace, transition of closing two elementary schools

Parents and others who have attended public meetings on consolidating schools in the Ravenswood City School District appear...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2019
Last comment by Not Selling, on Nov 7, 2019 at 8:51 pm | 6 comments | 2127 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Enrique Chagoya: Detention at the Border of Language' on view at Coulter Art Gallery

A survey of paintings, drawings, prints, and multiples by artist and Stanford University professor Enrique Chagoya are on...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 7, 2019 at 8:13 pm | 2 comments | 739 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to empower citizens group on rail redesign

Seeking to bring clarity to Palo Alto's convoluted debate over the future of its rail corridor, the City Council agreed on...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2019
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 7, 2019 at 7:58 pm | 27 comments | 4523 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victim's green pants to be key piece of evidence in serial-killer case

A pair of torn, green corduroy pants will likely be the most fought-over piece of evidence in the trial against accused serial...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by john_alderman, on Nov 7, 2019 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 3490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California just pushed back school start times — you weren't dreaming. Now what?

Of the dozens of education bills that Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law this year, few will have a more practical impact...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2019
Last comment by radar, on Nov 7, 2019 at 11:18 am | 38 comments | 8209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales of e-cigarettes banned in unincorporated Santa Clara County

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to ban the sale of e-cigarettes in the unincorporated parts...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Fair, on Nov 7, 2019 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 1592 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At updated Reuse Zone, residents can leave -- or pick up -- leftover paint, household cleaners

It might be an overstatement to say that the city of Palo Alto's Reuse Zone proves that one person's trash is another's treasure,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by sherber, on Nov 7, 2019 at 12:08 am | 5 comments | 2322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to hire consultants for polling, outreach on business tax

With its eyes on the November 2020 ballot, Palo Alto is preparing to survey residents this month to gauge their appetite...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Kenny, on Nov 6, 2019 at 9:16 pm | 10 comments | 3140 Views
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