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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 | 5840 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 | 3765 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 | 2962 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 | 1494 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 | 2792 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 | 3037 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 | 1320 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 | 8078 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 | 2417 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 | 1552 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 | 330 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 | 2030 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 | 2223 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 | 10969 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Bev, on Dec 15, 2017 at 1:52 pm | 1142 comments | 231674 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 | 1981 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. 1608 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 | 3423 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 | 3200 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 | 2440 Views
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