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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ballot measure seeks to curb health care costs at Stanford

Palo Alto voters may have a chance next year to put a cap on how much Stanford Health facilities can charge patients for...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Doctor Pickpocket, on Dec 20, 2017 at 5:58 pm | 8 comments | 2940 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gas leak prompts downtown evacuations

Police and fire officials have closed a one-block area of downtown Palo Alto and have evacuated nearby buildings because...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Novelera, on Dec 20, 2017 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 2889 Views

AROUND TOWN

For new bike boulevard, it's not smooth sailing

Palo Alto's effort to turn a street into a bicycle-friendly boulevard is encountering a chorus of complaints from residents...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Steve Dabrowski, on Dec 20, 2017 at 5:38 pm | 131 comments | 9655 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men's soccer coaching staff voted best of year

Stanford men's soccer coach Jeremy Gunn and his staff have been voted the Men's Division I National Staff of the Year as...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Joel, on Dec 20, 2017 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 441 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feeding frenzy

Realtors say low inventory combined with sales strategies from the dot-com boom are playing a role in bidding wars. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2017
Last comment by buyer seller, on Dec 20, 2017 at 12:35 am | 38 comments | 8292 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Molestation charges mount for former nanny

A former Palo Alto elementary school volunteer and nanny accused of child molestation 23 years ago was arraigned on 34 counts...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Kathy Hyams, on Dec 19, 2017 at 11:22 pm | 6 comments | 5888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Webcast: Ross Road Bicycle Boulevard

Chris Corrao, a city of Palo Alto senior transportation planner, explains the reasons behind street modifications on Ross...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by StarSpring, on Dec 19, 2017 at 5:22 pm | 36 comments | 3838 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anti-idling proposal steers toward education

Palo Alto drivers caught running their engines without going anywhere could be slapped with a fine but will more likely receive...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2017
Last comment by I can't sit by and do nothing, on Dec 19, 2017 at 2:34 pm | 44 comments | 2985 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Sunny Day' defendant strikes plea deal in fatal shooting

A 24-year-old man who pleaded no contest on Friday to manslaughter charges in the shooting death of an alleged gang member...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Rusticate, on Dec 19, 2017 at 1:04 pm | 3 comments | 1549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inmates had elaborate escape plan

Two robbery defendants who escaped from the Palo Alto courthouse on Nov. 6 allegedly orchestrated an elaborate plan by phone...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2017
Last comment by Gunn Dad, on Dec 18, 2017 at 10:16 pm | 2 comments | 2831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto prepares to adopt new priorities

The Palo Alto City Council is preparing to adopt new priorities for 2018, even as it acknowledges the need to stay focused...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2017
Last comment by Abitarian, on Dec 18, 2017 at 5:13 pm | 19 comments | 3072 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Effort to provide shelter beds runs into difficulty

Santa Clara County is searching for new ways to open up more temporary shelters, safe parking programs and other short-term...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2017
Last comment by , on Dec 18, 2017 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 1322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two fatally shot in East Palo Alto home identified

Two women found dead from gunshot wounds at an East Palo Alto home in a possible murder-suicide on Wednesday morning have...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2017
Last comment by John E, Chingas, on Dec 18, 2017 at 5:43 am | 3 comments | 8126 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nearly 300 Utilities customers without power

Around 260 customers are without electricity due to a power outage in Palo Alto this afternoon, according to the city's Utilities...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 17, 2017 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 2447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: caring for kids; pie giveaway

In the latest Around Town column, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital celebrates its expanded facility, East Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2017
Last comment by Jeff Hoel, on Dec 16, 2017 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 1583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone hear a sonic boom about 5:50 PM Friday Nov. 24

Did anyone hear a single boom at about 5:50 PM (+-10min) on Friday Nov. 24th? I'm near the corner of Middlefield and San...

Original post made by Alan on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by Vlad , on Dec 16, 2017 at 9:50 am | 5 comments | 337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Webcast: Home schooling in Palo Alto

"Behind the Headlines" guest Robin Bayer, a Palo Alto resident whose children are home-schooled, joins Palo Alto Weekly journalists...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by Jane Gill, on Dec 15, 2017 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 2080 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More worker permits mulled for parking programs

Palo Alto may soon increase the number of permits that could be purchased by workers who park on the streets of the Evergreen...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2017
Last comment by Jane, on Dec 15, 2017 at 7:18 pm | 12 comments | 2243 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New blood pressure guidelines puts millions at risk

High blood pressure now affects nearly half of U.S. adults under changes to what constitutes hypertension announced by the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by Another Tom, on Dec 15, 2017 at 6:43 pm | 3 comments | 11030 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Radio's golden 'Hour'

If I say my favorite thing about Los Altos Stage Company's "The 1940s Radio Hour" might be the program, it's not meant to...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by David Koff, on Dec 15, 2017 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 2008 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 16 comments | 4,553 views

The Cost of Service
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 1,038 views

This time we're not lying. HONEST! No, really!
By Douglas Moran | 8 comments | 630 views

Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 511 views

One-on-one time
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 439 views