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PALO ALTO ISSUES

New dewatering facility coming to the Baylands

City officials marked a new beginning Wednesday at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant where work will begin on a new...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by UdyRegan, on Aug 14, 2017 at 7:47 pm | 13 comments | 2345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Barry's Bootcamp coming to Palo Alto

In this week's retail column, find out where cult-workout favorite Barry's Bootcamp is opening in Palo Alto plus a new teenage...

Original post made on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by cat, on Aug 14, 2017 at 7:34 am | 5 comments | 11652 Views

BOOKS

Behind the Headlines: summer movies preview

On this week's Behind the Headlines, movie critic Peter Canavese joins the Weekly's Gennady Sheyner and Anna Medina for a...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire extinguished at three-unit apartment building

Residents of a two-story apartment building in Palo Alto's Ventura neighborhood have been displaced by a fire that broke...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Lisa, on Aug 14, 2017 at 3:29 am | 2 comments | 5073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Buena Vista's finish line

In less than a month, Palo Alto's most well-known and debated housing for low-income families will be officially saved from...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Aug 13, 2017 at 11:30 pm | 16 comments | 8370 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA reviewing proposals to reduce airplane noise

The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing more than 100 recommendations that a committee of South Bay legislators...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Aug 13, 2017 at 9:09 pm | 18 comments | 6172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Creating space down under

Leonie Walker and her wife Kate O'Hanlan moved into their Portola Valley home in 1991 and worked with Harrell Remodeling...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2017
Last comment by UdyRegan, on Aug 13, 2017 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 3850 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Target to open 'flexible-format' store in East Palo Alto

Target will open a new "flexible format" store in the Ravenswood Shopping Center in East Palo Alto, the retail company announced...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Palo Altan , on Aug 13, 2017 at 6:12 pm | 14 comments | 19435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another sexual assault reported at Paly

A female Palo Alto High School student who said she was sexually assaulted on the school’s quad by a male student in November...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by PAHS Parent, on Aug 12, 2017 at 8:55 pm | 92 comments | 22529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown Shopping Center parcel sold for $15.26 million

A parcel of a shopping center that has long been the centerpiece of Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood has been sold to a private...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2016
Last comment by Question, on Aug 12, 2017 at 7:24 pm | 55 comments | 23642 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Inside Cubberley

When looking at photographs of Cubberley Community Center from the 1960s when the facility served as a high school, it's...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by anon, on Aug 12, 2017 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 7330 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New office building planned for University Circle

University Circle, the prominent commercial park that replaced the Whiskey Gulch neighborhood in East Palo Alto more than...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 12, 2017 at 1:11 pm | 21 comments | 15184 Views

AROUND TOWN

George Thompson

George Thompson died in his Palo Alto home on May 12. He was 97. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/07/07/george-thompson...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2017
Last comment by Sandra Newell, on Aug 12, 2017 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 2408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

North Korea threat hangs over Mattis visit

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis arrived in Mountain View on Thursday intending to highlight the development of new...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Mark Silverman, on Aug 11, 2017 at 6:52 pm | 1 comment | 3663 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new pension contract, Palo Alto takes aim at growing problem

On Monday, the Palo Alto City Council will vote on a contract aimed at containing the city's looming pension liability by...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Aug 11, 2017 at 6:37 pm | 47 comments | 7956 Views

RESTAURANTS

Something new (to eat) under the sun

Summer is always a busy time on the restaurant beat, and 2017 has been no different. Here's our roundup of the summer's new...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Aug 11, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 6717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council prepares to revise Buena Vista lot lines

Having succeeded in preventing the closure of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park, the City Council is preparing to take the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Robert Smith, on Aug 11, 2017 at 11:16 am | 22 comments | 5332 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Carter races to new heights at World meet

Stanford grad Kori Carter is on top of the world. The nine-time All-American raced 53.07 from lane nine to edge fellow American...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Jim Rutter, on Aug 11, 2017 at 12:37 am | 1 comment | 3251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Battle over the Baylands

The brown and dusty expanse of barren land next to Palo Alto's water-treatment plant looks like an unlikely setting for the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by DarinNot, on Aug 10, 2017 at 7:29 pm | 38 comments | 10388 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

One of two elderly pedestrians struck by vehicle dies

One of two elderly pedestrians who were hit by a car as they crossed the street on May 9 has died, according to the Santa...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Aug 10, 2017 at 7:18 pm | 21 comments | 10134 Views
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