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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rosé-colored glasses

Learn about the history, production methods and best food pairings for rosé from local wine experts (and their favorite...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by , on Jul 10, 2017 at 1:26 am | 1 comment | 2312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High Enrollment, Is this news anymore?

Got this email from the district today. Whatever happened to all the talk of projected declining enrollments that one of...

Original post made by Elementary Parent on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jul 9, 2017 at 8:38 pm | 15 comments | 868 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing for good

Now in its 10th year, the Opportunity Center gives homeless people housing with few questions asked and few requirements...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Options, on Jul 9, 2017 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 4623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: student project; Steve Jobs opera

Tidbits collected by the Weekly staff on people, events and other happenings, including a recent hackathon-style event at...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Justin Towers, on Jul 9, 2017 at 1:41 pm | 7 comments | 2435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto homelessness rises 26 percent

The number of homeless persons in Palo Alto has risen by 26 percent since 2015 -- the highest it's been in 10 years, according...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2017
Last comment by unemployment, on Jul 8, 2017 at 9:40 pm | 36 comments | 6417 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First Person: A conversation with Bob Wenzlau, Terradex CEO and environmental engineer

Bob Wenzlau, pioneer recycler and compost champion is now focused on what's under our workplaces, schools and homes that...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 8, 2017 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 4493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ronald Alexander

Ronald Alexander, emeritus Stanford University Department of Communication professor, died May 7. He was 94. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Greenacres, on Jul 8, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 543 Views

RESTAURANTS

So much food, so little flavor

Sajj Mediterranean in Mountain View feels more like a fueling station than a restaurant. With two food trucks, five restaurant...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Jul 7, 2017 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>BATTLE OF THE CHILIES ...</B> Twelve teams took part in a Fourth of July tradition on Tuesday for Palo Alto's 36th...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

La Comida nears deal for new location

The nonprofit La Comida, that serves nutritious meals to seniors, found itself facing scary prospect this summer: By the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by HOPE, on Jul 7, 2017 at 11:22 am | 14 comments | 3317 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Despite booming illegal fireworks, complaints down in East Palo Alto

The number of calls for service around illegal fireworks on July 4 through the early morning of July 5 actually dropped by...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 7, 2017 at 9:34 am | 10 comments | 2337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Long drought ends for Santa Clara County

Months of wet weather have washed away much of the drought that plagued California over the last four years. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 6, 2017 at 3:42 pm | 6 comments | 3420 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage puts more than 2K customers in the dark

A power outage in the downtown Palo Alto area has disrupted service for more than 2,000 utility customers on Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 6, 2017 at 12:14 pm | 14 comments | 4329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College counselor ?

My son, a senior at PALY wants to go through the college application process on his own, with appropriate level of help from...

Original post made by predicament? on Jul. 4, 2017
Last comment by Food for thought, on Jul 6, 2017 at 6:21 am | 4 comments | 497 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit finds flaws in Palo Alto's pipeline inspections

A contractor hired in 2011 to inspect Palo Alto's pipelines in the aftermath of the fatal San Bruno explosion had only fulfilled...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jul 5, 2017 at 6:43 pm | 13 comments | 3796 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Outage blacks out large swath in Palo Alto

A power outage is affecting a large area in Palo Alto on July 4 morning, according to Palo Alto Utilities. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jul 5, 2017 at 1:04 am | 56 comments | 10257 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: In renaming schools, protect Fred Terman's legacy

A funny thing happened on the way to a school renaming: A respected and beloved Silicon Valley pioneer, with no connection...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Jul 4, 2017 at 8:59 pm | 26 comments | 2670 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Senate bill would slash Medi-Cal coverage in Santa Clara County

California politicians and hospital officials are speaking out against the Senate Republican health care bill. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by D. T. Rump, on Jul 4, 2017 at 6:57 pm | 8 comments | 2659 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Lichtman helps Vision volleyball to success

Cassidy Lichtman, who was part of the U.S. women's national volleyball team from 2011-2015 after a standout career at Stanford,...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 4, 2017 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driving on Alma? Turning car blocking your lane? Please BLAST into the next lane!

Hi all, I'd like to make a public plea. I live and work in Palo Alto and drive to University and back to the Castilleja...

Original post made by StaySafe on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by Wide Bus, on Jul 4, 2017 at 1:23 pm | 4 comments | 501 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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The Cost of Service
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