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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Committee backs 'safe parking' program for vehicle dwellers

Facing a growing population of vehicle dwellers, a committee of Palo Alto council members signaled support Tuesday for a...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by Resident, 23 minutes ago | 1 comment | 596 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: My town, a love letter

Dear Palo Alto, It has been almost 26 years since we fell in love with you as starry-eyed graduate students arriving from...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Don't be EVIL companies, 7 hours ago | 60 comments | 5749 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three-car collision leaves nine children with minor injuries

Nine children were injured in a rollover collision involving three cars at a major intersection in south Palo Alto during...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Henry, 8 hours ago | 41 comments | 6879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Student thefts prompt CVS to start five-at-time policy

The CVS at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto is limiting the number of students who can enter the store during the Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by shocked, 11 hours ago | 89 comments | 20519 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Will a 76-year deal make Palo Alto's wastewater safe to drink?

Seeking to turn wastewater into a valuable and drinkable commodity, Palo Alto and Santa Clara Valley Water are moving ahead...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2019
Last comment by susan, 11 hours ago | 7 comments | 2182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to ban natural gas in new buildings

Palo Alto took its most dramatic action of the year on reducing greenhouse-gas emissions Monday night, when the City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by Another Giveaway, 12 hours ago | 91 comments | 8812 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Over the past year, Stanford and Santa Clara County clashed over numerous issues. Here are three key points of contention.

Stanford University and the county of Santa Clara took fundamentally opposing viewpoints on a few key development issues,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Our own form of bipartisanship, 13 hours ago | 7 comments | 2800 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents split over Churchill closure at rail meeting

As Palo Alto kicked off on Thursday a fresh phase of outreach in its ambitious plan to redesign rail crossings, city staff...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Ahem, 13 hours ago | 68 comments | 5817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Creek authority faces suit from man who claims $9M flood control project has holes

A lawsuit was filed Oct. 24 against the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority and its board, claiming that the board...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Anon, 14 hours ago | 4 comments | 1172 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Inside Stanford's bid to expand -- and how it came undone

The largest project in Santa Clara County's history got the axe just before noon on Nov. 1, a casualty of fundamental disagreements...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by george drysdale, 22 hours ago | 31 comments | 5741 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Uber drivers, other contract workers protest outside of Uber investor's home

About 30 gig economy employees, mostly Uber drivers, on Nov. 6 protested outside the Atherton home of Bill Gurley, a venture...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Marie Antoinette, on Nov 12, 2019 at 12:46 am | 21 comments | 2957 Views

SPORTS

Titans capture their first CCS volleyball crown in 43 years

Seniors Odeya Russo and Rachel Grant were a dynamic 1-2 punch on Saturday, powering the Titans to the Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by Yes!, on Nov 11, 2019 at 2:02 pm | 4 comments | 1675 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: Traffic Study — a rhyme for our time

The future belongs to an incredible notion That tons of traffic must proceed in slow motion! As drivers learn the new math...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 10, 2019 at 4:24 pm | 71 comments | 3338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Berman expects big legislative push on boosting housing supply

For Assemblyman Marc Berman, the magnitude of the state's housing crisis hit close to home last week, when he walked out...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 10, 2019 at 4:09 pm | 35 comments | 3357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Saluting our veterans; a powerful statement

This week's Around Town column pays homage to City Hall's military veterans and provides updates about a debate at Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by john francisco, on Nov 10, 2019 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1707 Views

RESTAURANTS

Your food is here. It's from a restaurant that doesn't exist.

Virtual restaurants, which live on mobile delivery apps and operate out of the kitchens of brick-and-mortar restaurants,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 10, 2019 at 10:47 am | 14 comments | 2429 Views

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 | 11933 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 | 2795 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Battery, hate crime reported on Stanford campus

Stanford University deputies are searching for a woman pushed and called another woman an ethnic slur on Stanford University's...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2019
Last comment by so much crime at Stanford, on Nov 9, 2019 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 2234 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 | 1063 Views
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