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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Can city's big plans for Ventura be saved?

The debate over the Ventura plan is expected to heat up in the coming months, as Palo Alto city leaders and residents begin...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 9, 2019 at 5:07 pm | 23 comments | 8151 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facing pushback, city manager rethinks rail committee with only former elected leaders

After receiving pushback for his initial proposal to establish a new committee to work on rail improvements, Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2019
Last comment by Morris, on Sep 9, 2019 at 4:47 pm | 8 comments | 2763 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Disney quizzes, star-athlete interviews help young patients smile again

Opened last October, Sophie's Place Broadcast Studio host live shows for children at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford,...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2019
Last comment by Kristin Foss, on Sep 9, 2019 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 3098 Views

SPORTS

It takes three to Macario for Cardinal women's soccer win

Catarina Macario has scored multiple goals in a game on 10 occasions in just over 2 1/2 seasons but until Sunday had never...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 9, 2019 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 999 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto High graduate dies in Conception boat fire

A Palo Alto High School graduate is among the 34 people who died in the Conception boat fire in southern California on Monday. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2019
Last comment by Gary Ruppel, on Sep 9, 2019 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 10049 Views

RESTAURANTS

Come for the pork, stay for the camaraderie: Pizzeria Delfina's pig roasts offer more than just food

Pizzeria Delfina Palo Alto's summer pig roasts bring people of all ages together in a way that feels rare in the Silicon...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2019
Last comment by Vegan Mafia, on Sep 8, 2019 at 6:04 pm | 7 comments | 2808 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Going strong: Exercise program looks to help members with heart conditions reverse their symptoms

Crystal Gamage is among HeartFit for Life's 190 active members who pay $155 per month for access to medically supervised...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by Hard Copy, on Sep 7, 2019 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 4465 Views

SPORTS

Missed opportunities cost the Bears in football loss to Serra

After experiencing the heady euphoria of a blowout win over Bellarmine in the first week of the season, the Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2019
Last comment by WP, on Sep 7, 2019 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

As East Palo Alto searches for more affordable housing, a mobile home park with some of the city's lowest-income residents is headed for closure

Amid the ongoing Bay Area housing crisis, in which the stock of low-income housing is shrinking and elected leaders are scrambling...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by C, on Sep 6, 2019 at 9:26 pm | 12 comments | 17083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After trustee questions, school district decides not to renew contract with controversial law firm

When the school board replaced a controversial law firm Lozano Smith in 2017, board members expected their former attorneys...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by Toast, on Sep 6, 2019 at 6:40 pm | 41 comments | 4346 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bowman School set to unveil new $20 million Learning Village

Two brand-new preschool classrooms, a science and media lab, an outdoor amphitheater and a multi-purpose building with a...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by sunnypa, on Sep 6, 2019 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 3220 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man hanging from billboard catwalk cries for help, is rescued using makeshift crane

A man who climbed up onto a billboard platform in East Palo Alto ended up stuck there and was rescued by firefighters using...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2019
Last comment by Member, on Sep 6, 2019 at 10:11 am | 4 comments | 3029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford announces new approach to counseling services to better serve students

As the start of the new academic year approaches, Stanford University is changing how students receive counseling services...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2902 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anonymous no longer, Emily Doe reclaims her identity in new memoir

The young woman who was sexually assaulted by former Stanford University student Brock Turner has remained anonymous for...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2019
Last comment by A Moral Compass, on Sep 5, 2019 at 7:35 pm | 32 comments | 10880 Views

SPORTS

A new division means a new challenge for Gunn volleyball

The Gunn girls volleyball team took home the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League El Camino Division title last year and was...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2019
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Sep 5, 2019 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 1258 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hope fades for housing at Fry's site

With its ambitious effort to revitalize the Ventura neighborhood in danger of faltering, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Zoned multi family, on Sep 5, 2019 at 1:06 pm | 70 comments | 12567 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto treads cautiously on expanding Foothills Park access

A fresh effort to expand access to Foothills Park is reopening an old debate, with some residents saying that it's time let...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 5, 2019 at 12:47 pm | 109 comments | 10171 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commissioners slam approval process for residential parking programs

Palo Alto's recently implemented residential parking programs faced withering criticism Wednesday from the city's Planning...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 5, 2019 at 12:29 pm | 25 comments | 4029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Webcast: Reimagining Ventura

Gail Price, a member of the North Ventura Coordinated Area Plan Working Group, joins Weekly staff for a discussion about...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 5, 2019 at 11:40 am | 3 comments | 2871 Views

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 | 5227 Views
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