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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 | 2432 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 | 1571 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 | 333 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 | 2062 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 | 2234 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 | 11002 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 | 1996 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund: Saving the homeless

Peninsula Healthcare Connection received a $5,000 Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund grant last year for its medical supplies...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New system tracks sexual misconduct, discrimination

As the school district's interim Title IX coordinator exits his role, John DiPaolo says the district has made progress on...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by Need some genuine leadership, on Dec 15, 2017 at 12:05 am | 18 comments | 3439 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

History Museum gets one more chance

The opportunity for the Palo Alto History Museum to inhabit the historic Roth Building could soon draw to a close if its...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Dec 14, 2017 at 6:06 pm | 10 comments | 3221 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to loosen rules for taxi fares

With ride-sharing companies shifting the transportation landscape, Palo Alto officials are preparing to pass a new law to...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Bro's unite, on Dec 14, 2017 at 2:39 pm | 38 comments | 2461 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

International Perception of Public Transportation.

I was recently talking with someone from Dublin, Ireland, who has developed an app for public transport and it seems to work...

Original post made by International Perception of Public Transportation on Dec. 13, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Dec 14, 2017 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 179 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman faces five-year sentence for embezzling $700K

A woman faces five years in prison at her sentencing today for embezzling more than $700,000 from a Palo Alto landscaping...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Another Tom, on Dec 14, 2017 at 8:49 am | 5 comments | 4252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to add advisory group to superintendent search

Palo Alto Unified's search for a new superintendent will be slightly different this time around, with the added involvement...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Dec 13, 2017 at 9:59 pm | 4 comments | 671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alerts issued for Wednesday, Thursday

Bay Area air quality officials have issued Winter Spare the Air Alerts banning the burning of wood, manufactured fire logs...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 13, 2017 at 6:02 pm | 4 comments | 1026 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford policy change means no more pro tennis at Taube

Inside Tennis reported that the Bank of the West Classic will be leaving Stanford after the University made it known it doesn't...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 13, 2017 at 4:51 pm | 7 comments | 2459 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man charged in tech-theft conspiracy case

Four executives, including one from Palo Alto, have been charged in an alleged conspiracy to steal technology from Applied...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by AP, on Dec 12, 2017 at 9:47 pm | 13 comments | 4717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In Crescent Park, a push to end traffic gridlock

Fed up with the daily traffic gridlock on their neighborhood's streets, Crescent Park residents are banding together to get...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 12, 2017 at 9:15 pm | 124 comments | 6711 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The risks of secrecy

A new policy at the Palo Alto school district is a clever attempt to appear to construct safeguards against improper influence...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by That gal, on Dec 12, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 20 comments | 3319 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why so little use of dog parks?

I often walk by empty dog parks in Palo Alto, though people will be exercising dogs off-leash close by. Why are folks avoiding...

Original post made by Dog park usage on Dec. 9, 2017
Last comment by Dogs Trespass, on Dec 12, 2017 at 5:16 pm | 10 comments | 333 Views
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