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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park woman sentenced to three weeks in prison for role in college admissions scam

A 50-year-old entrepreneur from Menlo Park who fraudulently claimed her son was black or Latino on college applications was...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by Tsk, on Oct 18, 2019 at 3:06 am | 12 comments | 2915 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 primegm, on Oct 17, 2019 at 8:55 pm | 1178 comments | 291457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn boys soccer coach believes in letting kids play

Vava Marques, the first-year boys soccer coach at Gunn, won't do any fitness training early. He'll encourage everybody, at...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by Let 'em play!, on Oct 17, 2019 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto explores new ways to settle giant pension bill

Seeking to settle the city's astronomical pension bill, Palo Alto is preparing to adopt a policy that would commit the city...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 17, 2019 at 3:26 pm | 25 comments | 4056 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Body found in parked car may be missing tech CEO last seen in Palo Alto

San Jose police are conducting a death investigation in south San Jose, where a body was found in a vehicle parked on the...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Oct 17, 2019 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 5063 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gov. Gavin Newsom calls for PG&E to repay customers affected by power shutoff

After PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff that left over 700,000 customers without power, Gov. Gavin Newsom has called on...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 17, 2019 at 1:36 pm | 4 comments | 1029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to explore new laws to spur affordable housing production

With housing production falling well short of their goals, City Council members clashed and compromised Monday over the best...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 17, 2019 at 12:07 pm | 67 comments | 5345 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The price of 'paradise': Palo Altans love their hometown but the stress of living in the heart of Silicon Valley is growing

In celebration of the Palo Alto Weekly's 40th anniversary, news staff wanted to examine what the city is like today in light...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Oct 17, 2019 at 11:43 am | 45 comments | 13545 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New transportation chief looks to raise resident engagement

For years, Palo Alto leaders have talked about the need to launch new transportation initiatives, only to see their plans...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 17, 2019 at 8:07 am | 32 comments | 4028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PSAT at Paly; Why not day off for other students?

My son attended Paly on PSAT day (for Juniors) because the schedule for the other grade levels was 12:30-3:35, 55 minute...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 17, 2019
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maastrich buries its traffic underground, Caltrain stays above ground

I've just read that the Dutch city of Maastricht has buried the motorway that used to split the city into two and created...

Original post made by atotic on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Ahem, on Oct 16, 2019 at 9:50 pm | 3 comments | 131 Views

AROUND TOWN

World Singing Day to be celebrated at Cubberley

Palo Alto's Cubberley Artist Studio Program (CASP) artist Conrad Johnson is bringing a celebration of World Singing Day to...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 16, 2019 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 825 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction has begun on Bay Trail segment

Construction has begun on a new segment of the San Francisco Bay Trail in the Ravenswood Preserve near East Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2019
Last comment by dollarbin, on Oct 16, 2019 at 12:38 pm | 5 comments | 2171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's push for more housing spreads to San Antonio

Facing a shortage of housing proposals, Palo Alto is now considering a move that would have been virtually unthinkable just...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 16, 2019 at 7:19 am | 29 comments | 5579 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Earthquake felt in many Bay Area cities, including Palo Alto, on Monday night

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 centered in Contra Costa County was felt in the Palo Alto area on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Oct 16, 2019 at 3:41 am | 3 comments | 7950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic Alpine Inn reopening in Portola Valley on Friday

Two private parties at the historic Alpine Inn, a Portola Valley institution that was recently sold and closed for renovation,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Oct 16, 2019 at 3:33 am | 6 comments | 14385 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Despite community and staff pleas, Ravenswood school board votes for external superintendent search

The Ravenswood City school board voted 3-1 on Thursday night, with Vice President Stephanie Fitch dissenting and President...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by Interesting, on Oct 15, 2019 at 11:15 pm | 18 comments | 2523 Views

SPORTS

Gunn grinds out an El Camino Division football victory

Aidan Everett scored three touchdowns, Cory Hallada rushed for 123 yards and Kylen Liu made a key interception to help Gunn...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2019
Last comment by Just a parent, on Oct 15, 2019 at 9:02 pm | 7 comments | 1832 Views

SPORTS

Big second half lifts Stanford men to water polo victory

Bennett Williams scored four goals and the top-ranked Stanford men’s water polo team downed host No. 8 Long Beach State...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Oct 15, 2019 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Ravenswood's going in the right direction

While there may be tensions at the Ravenswood school district's Board of Trustees, it is important for the entire community...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by Concerned Community Member, on Oct 15, 2019 at 6:36 am | 5 comments | 2481 Views
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