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AROUND TOWN

Uneven Ground Part II: Navigating food deserts and swamps

Almanac reporter Kate Bradshaw explores different ways North Fair Oaks, Belle Haven and East Palo Alto experience inequitable...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 11, 2019 at 1:47 pm | 3 comments | 1493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified special-education director to leave

Palo Alto Unified's director of special education, Alma Ellis, is leaving for a job closer to her home, the district announced...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2019
Last comment by pa, on Sep 10, 2019 at 4:41 pm | 6 comments | 5640 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

NTSB criticizes Caltrans for slow repairs following fatal Tesla crash in Mountain View

A new report found that Caltrans failed to promptly fix damaged traffic safety equipment on U.S. Highway 101, including a...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 10, 2019 at 3:58 pm | 7 comments | 2435 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 senior, on Sep 10, 2019 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 1357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Palo Alto loses iconic Phyllis Boutique, Round Table Pizza

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the departure of two longtime Palo Alto businesses -- Phyliss Boutique and Round...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2019
There are no comments yet. 4712 Views

SPORTS

Gunn opens football season 2-0 for the first time in seven years

Gunn scored 28 first quarter points on the way to a 42-0 victory over visiting James Lick on Friday night, achieving one...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2019
Last comment by Real Slim K, on Sep 10, 2019 at 6:44 am | 4 comments | 1242 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: After 45 years, it's finally time to seize the opportunity to build housing on the soon-to-be former Fry's site

The long, zigzagging history of why housing doesn't already exist on the Fry's Electronics site is a portrait of one of the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 9, 2019 at 5:16 pm | 30 comments | 4469 Views

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 | 6281 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 | 2245 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 | 2095 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 | 778 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 | 9178 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 | 2357 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bill that would provide overnight parking for homeless community college students pushed to next legislative session

The author of legislation that would require California community colleges to open their parking lots overnight to homeless...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 8, 2019 at 10:18 am | 14 comments | 2943 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 | 3585 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 | 1117 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 | 14971 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 | 3932 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 | 2644 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 | 2520 Views
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