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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feds' $4.4M grant completes funding needed to develop East Palo Alto's Bay Road

East Palo Alto's 15-year quest to build critical infrastructure along Bay Road reached a milestone on Wednesday, when the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2019
Last comment by Greggy, on Sep 5, 2019 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 4226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Survey finds Palo Alto parks are sprawling with visitors; city seeks more EV charging stations

In the latest Around Town column, a new survey finds Palo Alto's parks have more visitors compared to others across the U.S.,...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 5, 2019 at 8:51 am | 28 comments | 6593 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: It's time to address leaf blowers (again)

A longtime Palo Alto resident wants to take the fight over leaf blowers to the homeowners and property managers who hire...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Responsibility, on Sep 5, 2019 at 8:24 am | 57 comments | 4058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castilleja's ambitious development plan would create significant traffic woes

With project plans still winding their way through the Palo Alto process, the school is entering a critical phase of the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by OPA, on Sep 4, 2019 at 10:21 pm | 73 comments | 7101 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fry's Electronics to shutter Palo Alto store in January

Fry's Electronics, which has been a fixture at the 340 Portage Ave. for more than a quarter century, will close its store...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Hinrich, on Sep 4, 2019 at 7:16 pm | 33 comments | 22565 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: With Castilleja project now in the public review process, can both sides work toward solution?

After years of frustration and animosity between Castilleja School and its neighbors, with almost no progress toward finding...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Important facts, on Sep 4, 2019 at 2:24 pm | 20 comments | 3293 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA women's leadership summit hosts Pelosi, Eshoo

It was a mix of corporate executives and political heavyweights, global thought leaders and scientific stars. And by no coincidence,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2019
Last comment by men work harder, on Sep 4, 2019 at 9:58 am | 4 comments | 2021 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose police arrest 10 residents for burglaries in a dozen cities

San Jose police this week arrested 10 San Jose residents in connection with commercial burglaries in more than a dozen Bay...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 4, 2019 at 8:03 am | 11 comments | 2393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open space district board votes to support protecting Stanford foothills for 99 years

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District's board of directors voted unanimously on Wednesday night to support a measure...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2019
Last comment by But why? , on Sep 4, 2019 at 12:13 am | 5 comments | 3504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto elementary schools begin new year by jump-starting on goals

Palo Alto Unified's 13 elementary schools returned to class on Wednesday, kicking off both new priorities and continued focus...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 3, 2019 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 4702 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What to know as California's peak fire months loom

Having just endured more than a decade of rampaging fires -- 14 of the 20 most destructive fires in state history have occurred...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 3, 2019 at 1:14 pm | 14 comments | 2847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Webcast: The state of the Ravenswood school board

Palo Alto Weekly journalists discuss tensions between Ravenswood City School District board members and the implications...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2019
Last comment by Also Concerned, on Sep 2, 2019 at 9:24 pm | 3 comments | 1921 Views

SPORTS

Stanford loses Costello but win football opener over Wildcats

Davis Mills did just enough to allow Stanford to escape with a 17-7 nonconference football victory over visiting Northwestern...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2019
Last comment by David Diestel, on Sep 2, 2019 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 1662 Views

SPORTS

Bears put on offensive display in football win over Bells

Menlo-Atherton put a beating on visiting Bellarmine in its football season opener Friday that was hard to believe. The final...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2019
Last comment by bare this, on Sep 1, 2019 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 1533 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: After 39 years of cakes and pastries, Palo Alto institution Prolific Oven to close

One of Palo Alto's longest-standing bakeries, The Prolific Oven will close on Aug. 31 due to a "severe" labor shortage and...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Easy Explanation, on Sep 1, 2019 at 2:56 pm | 10 comments | 4199 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Ron, on Sep 1, 2019 at 12:29 pm | 1177 comments | 285405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police arrest Gunn High student who made alleged school shooting threat

Palo Alto police arrested on Thursday evening a 14-year-old Gunn High School student who allegedly threatened a school shooting...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
Last comment by Old News, on Aug 31, 2019 at 3:02 pm | 21 comments | 11836 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board puts dollars into new safety positions, support for struggling students

The Palo Alto school board unanimously approved funding on Tuesday night for new positions in two high-priority areas: school...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Pa, on Aug 31, 2019 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 2170 Views

SPORTS

Fitzmorris records career block No. 500 in Stanford win

Senior Audriana Fitzmorris became the ninth Stanford women's volleyball player to record 500 career blocks as top-ranked...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2019
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 31, 2019 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 783 Views

SPORTS

Instant connection leads to Gunn's opening football win

Gunn seniors Aidan Everett and Jack Dellenbach have been playing sports together a long time. So it was only fitting that...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2019
Last comment by Real Slim K, on Aug 31, 2019 at 6:03 am | 1 comment | 1614 Views
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