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AROUND TOWN

Beloved Palo Alto donkey dies at 32

One of the Barron Park neighborhood's beloved and iconic donkeys, Miner Forty Niner, has died, according to his handlers....

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Candi Campbell, on Oct 6, 2017 at 3:30 pm | 20 comments | 21795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

HR head named interim superintendent

The Palo Alto school district's new assistant superintendent of human resources, Karen Hendricks, will lead the district...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by No, on Oct 6, 2017 at 2:09 pm | 29 comments | 5543 Views

SPORTS

Prep football: Vikings, Wildcats ready to rumble in Los Gatos

Last year, in his first year as Palo Alto head coach, former Los Gatos star Danny Sullivan saw his Vikings lose twice to...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by VikesFan, on Oct 6, 2017 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 928 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: College Terrace Market to open, flower shop could close

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the upcoming opening of the College Terrace Market, the potential closure of...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Ffood, on Oct 6, 2017 at 8:34 am | 5 comments | 2780 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tenants' rights group demands East Palo Alto records

A statewide organization for renters' rights has filed a Public Records Act request with the City of East Palo Alto after...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by flexplex, on Oct 6, 2017 at 8:24 am | 9 comments | 5321 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HiWheel bicyclist puzzles police, but no tickets

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Original post made on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Lance Mannion , on Oct 6, 2017 at 7:56 am | 78 comments | 16351 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council backs ban on car idling

An effort in Palo Alto to pass a law barring cars from idling moved ahead on Monday night, when the City Council fully endorsed...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by idle away , on Oct 5, 2017 at 7:27 pm | 62 comments | 3791 Views

MOVIES

Old Testament, new musical

The story of Moses and his people's Exodus from Egypt has been retold in many ways, including, this month from TheatreWorks...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Ken Krechmer, on Oct 5, 2017 at 6:23 pm | 1 comment | 1128 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hillary Clinton visiting Stanford on Friday

Hillary Clinton will speak at an inaugural conference that will welcome a new initiative focused on digital policy at Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Oct 5, 2017 at 4:07 pm | 26 comments | 4396 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to open up newest Foothills Park site

Three years after Palo Alto officials formally added a 7.7-acre site to Foothills Park, they are finally preparing to open...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by Layers Upon Layers, on Oct 5, 2017 at 3:13 pm | 23 comments | 3978 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Behind the Headlines: Planning for housing

Eric Rosenblum, member of Palo Alto's Planning and Transportation Commission, joins Weekly journalists to discuss the city's...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Abitarian, on Oct 5, 2017 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1412 Views

SPORTS

Prep report: Sudden death goal ends 6-overtime marathon

St. Francis' Izzy Ditzler scored a sudden-death goal in the sixth overtime to hand visiting Sacred Heart Prep its first West...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Yon Chung, on Oct 5, 2017 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 1294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flawed VTA Proposed Guidelines for Caltrain Grade Separations

Currently, roads cross the Caltrain tracks in eight locations in Palo Alto, Mountain View, and Sunnyvale. Grade separation...

Original post made by Arthur Keller on Oct. 4, 2017
Last comment by Pat Burt, on Oct 4, 2017 at 9:42 pm | 7 comments | 253 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Utilities workshop to help shape department's work

City of Palo Alto Utilities plans to hold a public workshop Wednesday to hear the community's opinions on which direction...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 4, 2017 at 7:08 pm | 11 comments | 1722 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto overhauls development fees

The cost of doing business in Palo Alto is about to change for builders, home renovators, and creators of parade floats...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by C, on Oct 4, 2017 at 4:20 pm | 11 comments | 3262 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Exploring creative options for underground train tracks

Palo Alto is planning perhaps the most critical infrastructure in its history: the separation of our roads from the rail...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 4, 2017 at 1:53 pm | 49 comments | 3578 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man receives 20-year sentence for mistaken-identity attack

Two men who savagely attacked a baby sitter, who's now paralyzed, petitioned a San Mateo County judge on Friday to reduce...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2017
Last comment by nat, on Oct 4, 2017 at 12:39 pm | 4 comments | 3053 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Public comment sought on flood-control projects

The public can learn more about proposed flood-control, restoration and recreation projects along San Francisquito Creek...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 4, 2017 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 1581 Views

SPORTS

Scarlett dives right in and over for Stanford football

Bryce Love weaves his way through traffic, Cameron Scarlett has learned to dive over it. Whoever carries the ball for Stanford,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by no question, on Oct 3, 2017 at 10:36 pm | 1 comment | 1121 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man cited for hot-coffee attack on traffic enforcement officer

A Menlo Park man faces a possible battery charge after he allegedly threw a cup of hot coffee on a Palo Alto traffic enforcement...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Oct 3, 2017 at 10:23 pm | 2 comments | 3037 Views
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Mademoiselle Colette opens second location in Palo Alto
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I AM THE GOD OF HELL FIRE AND I BRING YOU
By Laura Stec | 16 comments | 1,232 views

Couples: Initiators and Implementors
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 660 views

Are We Really Up To This?
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 462 views

Joe Simitian talk: Listening to Trump's America: Bridging the Divide
By Douglas Moran | 5 comments | 373 views