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SCHOOLS & KIDS

teens vaping

More and more teens are vaping. When teens vape, many problems can occur. Something needs to be done to prove to minors that...

Original post made by jhon clark on Oct. 23, 2019
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

County raises property taxes on some Stanford homes

About 50 Stanford University faculty members who purchased their homes through ground leases in the past three years are...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Oct 22, 2019 at 11:10 pm | 22 comments | 6698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Historic' timing: School district reaches tentative agreements on raises months earlier than usual

The Palo Alto school district has reached tentative agreements on raises for its teachers and classified employee unions,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2019
Last comment by Sally, on Oct 22, 2019 at 5:37 pm | 14 comments | 3401 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Silicon Valley Community Foundation hires new leadership team

The Mountain View-based Silicon Valley Community Foundation announced the hiring of several new executives as part of a restructuring...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2019
Last comment by wander3r, on Oct 22, 2019 at 1:13 pm | 2 comments | 3207 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 Neighbor , on Oct 21, 2019 at 7:22 pm | 25 comments | 4975 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

United Nations Association Film Festival returns with local connections and global reach

At the United Nations Association Film Festival, now in its 22nd year, homegrown journalism meets justice in the form of...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2019
Last comment by Leland, on Oct 21, 2019 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 2583 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Breaking two decades of silence, Palo Alto woman says Harvey Weinstein tried to rape her when she was his 24-year-old assistant

A native of Britain and Palo Alto mother of four, Rowena Chiu had her own #MeToo story about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by What Will They Do Next, on Oct 21, 2019 at 10:55 am | 6 comments | 9824 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County cities fume as Stanford rebuffs their funding requests

In a stinging rebuke, a coalition of San Mateo County cities have issued a statement Friday criticizing Stanford for rejecting...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by Green Gables, on Oct 21, 2019 at 10:54 am | 7 comments | 6790 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing agency eyes complex rehabilitation of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

A complex rehabilitation lies ahead for Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto, where the Santa Clara County Housing Authority...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by george drysdale, on Oct 21, 2019 at 9:19 am | 15 comments | 5190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police sergeant involved in forceful Buena Vista arrest no longer employed in city

Wayne Benitez, the police sergeant who was captured by a surveillance camera slamming a man onto a car hood during a 2018...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Harvard, on Oct 20, 2019 at 9:21 pm | 14 comments | 6147 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Timeline: 40 years of news

Over the past 40 years, the Palo Alto Weekly staff has borne witness to Palo Alto's history through the lens of news coverage....

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by Momma Quix, on Oct 20, 2019 at 8:09 pm | 21 comments | 2371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district: No more international field trips for elementary students

Palo Alto Unified will no longer allow school-sponsored international field trips for elementary school students, leading...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 20, 2019 at 7:57 pm | 80 comments | 8715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd, known for his 'visionary' business approach, dies at 62

Silicon Valley tech executive Mark Hurd, who served as CEO for Oracle and Hewlett-Packard, died Friday at the age of 62,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by CeeCee, on Oct 20, 2019 at 4:04 am | 5 comments | 6623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ukulele lessons, no strings attached at Mountain View Library

Newbies and regulars converge at free monthly event to play and sing together at the Mountain View Public Library. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2019
Last comment by RobertRoth, on Oct 20, 2019 at 3:13 am | 2 comments | 2237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Defense chips in for Gunn SCVAL El Camino Division victory

In a high school football game with 88 points scored and nearly 900 yards of offense, it was two defensive plays that were...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 20, 2019 at 12:31 am | 3 comments | 1812 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Webster House fined $20,000 after rape of patient

Downtown Palo Alto skilled-nursing facility Webster House Health Center has been fined $20,000 in connection to the June...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by Justice, on Oct 19, 2019 at 11:50 pm | 4 comments | 4616 Views

BOOKS

An immigrant's American dreams and nightmares

In her new memoir, National Public Radio tech correspondent Aarti Namdev Shahani focuses her journalistic gaze upon her own...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by Independents, on Oct 19, 2019 at 4:39 pm | 5 comments | 1873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Stanford's commitment to Palo Alto schools must be honored

The next Stanford University general use permit, adding hundreds of new students to our schools, will impact the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by Blarryg, on Oct 19, 2019 at 2:20 pm | 8 comments | 3701 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Probation, community service and a $9,500 fine for Menlo Park parent sentenced in college admissions scam

Peter Jan Sartorio of Menlo Park, the first local parent to be sentenced in the nationwide college admissions scam, received...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 19, 2019 at 12:45 pm | 7 comments | 4176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facebook donates $25 million for Palo Alto teacher housing project

A plan to build housing in Palo Alto for regional teachers and school staff has received a major boost: a $25 million donation...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by Scott, on Oct 18, 2019 at 3:41 pm | 17 comments | 6701 Views
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