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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Commission calls on Palo Alto to stop 'terrible phenomenon' of vaping among youth

Palo Alto Human Relations commissioners are urging the city to control vaping among teens, just as the California Department...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 5, 2019 at 7:53 am | 45 comments | 9892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The cost of cellphones: Teachers, students, parents debate banning phones from classrooms

While there is no concrete proposal for a cellphone ban in the Palo Alto school district, there is both opposition and appetite...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by Member, on Oct 5, 2019 at 3:43 am | 30 comments | 27867 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's a family affair: Moonlight Run & Walk brings parents, kids together

From training together before the Moonlight Run & Walk on Oct. 11 to cheering for each other at the finish line, four local...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
There are no comments yet. 4613 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto lawyer spins real-life experience into fictional thriller

Mitchell Zimmerman drew on his experience as a civil rights worker, long career as a technology lawyer and 22 years volunteering...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
There are no comments yet. 6531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two Stanford women named Athena honorees

Two women with ties to Stanford University will be honored for their influential leadership at the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
There are no comments yet. 6702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Biden to lunch in downtown Palo Alto to raise campaign funds

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden will be in Palo Alto on Thursday for a private fundraising...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by What Will They Do Next, on Oct 3, 2019 at 9:45 pm | 12 comments | 12870 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Darby gives his verbal commitment to UCSB

Palo Alto junior Zander Darby recently gave UC Santa Barbara his verbal commitment to play baseball. He's the latest in a...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by Congrats to Zander, on Oct 3, 2019 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 3840 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man armed with machete, knife threatened Caltrans workers in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police are searching for a man who brandished a machete and knife at Caltrans workers and threatened to kill them...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 3, 2019 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 3779 Views

AROUND TOWN

Daisy's Day program provides emergency help to low-income pet owners

Daisy's Day, a veterinary-care program offered by the Palo Alto Humane Society to low-income pet owners, has helped hundreds...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by Novelera, on Oct 3, 2019 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 5134 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls win second straight tennis match to open season

The Palo Alto girls tennis team will be at full strength this weekend when the Vikings open the Golden Gate Classic at Stanford's...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by jvpadojino, on Oct 3, 2019 at 8:06 am | 3 comments | 3445 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County workers strike for first time in 40 years

Santa Clara County workers went on strike Wednesday morning for the first time in 40 years to protest unfair labor practices,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Oct 2, 2019 at 9:10 pm | 3 comments | 3490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Guild Theatre closes; Women's boutique expands to Palo Alto

In the latest Shop Talk column, Menlo Park's longtime movie theater screens its last film, Town & Country Village has a new...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Oct 2, 2019 at 8:48 pm | 4 comments | 3882 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flood protection project along San Francisquito Creek up for a vote

On Monday, a final document about the environmental impacts of expanding the San Francisquito Creek's capacity to handle...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2019
Last comment by Concerned Taxpayer, on Oct 2, 2019 at 5:50 pm | 4 comments | 3725 Views

RESTAURANTS

What is happening to "affordable" Peninsula restaurants

It seems that every week another favorite affordable restaurant is closing. The reasons given are high rents, high staff...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 30, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Oct 2, 2019 at 2:36 pm | 13 comments | 1332 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Used to getting its way, Stanford struggles to gain control over county review process

Stanford University and Santa Clara County are locked in an unusual conflict over how the university's application should...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 2, 2019 at 7:51 am | 17 comments | 8898 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council has questions about mishandled 911 call

Palo Alto City Council members on Monday afternoon said they have questions about the police response to a June 3 911 call...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2019
Last comment by David, on Oct 1, 2019 at 4:25 pm | 17 comments | 7653 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: It's time to address leaf blowers (again)

A longtime Palo Alto resident wants to take the fight over leaf blowers to the homeowners and property managers who hire...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 1, 2019 at 12:14 pm | 61 comments | 17014 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

These students are using augmented reality to honor Chanel Miller's words on the Stanford campus

A group of Stanford University students are using augmented reality to restore Chanel Miller's voice to a campus memorial....

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2019
Last comment by Never leave yourself at the mercy of others, on Oct 1, 2019 at 11:40 am | 11 comments | 8169 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On the ground and suffering a seizure, a Palo Alto woman pleaded to be taken to the hospital. But police kept paramedics from helping her for 14 long minutes.

For one Palo Alto woman, a 911 call in June turned into a nightmare when police officers prevented paramedics from attending...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2019
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Sep 30, 2019 at 2:49 pm | 148 comments | 42019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan to replace Pope-Chaucer bridge flows ahead

A regional effort to protect homes from the San Francisquito Creek surged ahead Thursday, when the agency charged with bolstering...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2019
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Sep 30, 2019 at 11:27 am | 4 comments | 5082 Views
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