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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to firm up renter protections

As rising rents continue to drive long-time residents out of Palo Alto, city officials are preparing to adopt new regulations...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by maguro_01, on Oct 14, 2017 at 7:28 am | 35 comments | 5236 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Where to donate for victims of North Bay wildfires

For people interested in assisting victims of the North Bay wildfires, the Weekly has compiled a list on groups that are...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2017
Last comment by Oakland firestorm, on Oct 14, 2017 at 7:27 am | 1 comment | 1853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Being conservative in a sea of liberals

When Palo Alto High School sophomore Jackson Druker wore his red "Make America Great Again" hat to school last year, he said...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 14, 2017 at 1:31 am | 5 comments | 303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fix PAUSD, part II: Hold PAEA accountable

Fix PAUSD: Do not renew McGee's contract was mostly achieved since I wrote about it three months ago: https://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/2017/06/12/fix-pausd-do-not-renew-mcgees-...

Original post made by Fix PAUSD on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Oct 13, 2017 at 5:46 pm | 12 comments | 814 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Weekly changes policy on naming people who are arrested

Concerned about the lasting impact that online search engines have on the lives of individuals arrested for crimes, the Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by a little positivity please, on Oct 13, 2017 at 3:08 pm | 11 comments | 1932 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pricey goods purloined by shoplifters in past week

Palo Alto police are looking for shoplifters who hit multiple high-end stories within the past week, a spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by rick, on Oct 13, 2017 at 2:39 pm | 7 comments | 2585 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Digital DNA faces possible demise

Digital DNA, the egg-shaped sculpture made partly of computer circuit boards currently installed in Lytton Plaza, has been...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Lazlo, on Oct 13, 2017 at 8:25 am | 31 comments | 2145 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A great room outside

A lot of thought went into creating the new home in West Menlo Park that Hilke and Martin Risau purchased in 2013. But the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simply modern design for 1929 colonial

When Mili Sarrazin spotted a 1929 traditional colonial in Old Palo Alto, she knew right away how she wanted to transform...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1298 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Home front: gardener reference; maintaining native gardens

A roundup of local home and garden news and events, including workshops on native gardens and preparing plants for the spring...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 405 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Treasured Lands: a Photographic Odyssey through America's National Parks'

Photographer QT Luong will talk about his work photographing national parks in an event sponsored by the Palo Alto Camera...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local sports practices canceled as dense smoke lingers

With thick smoke from the North Bay fires blanketing the Midpeninsula Wednesday, Palo Alto city and school groups are canceling...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Oct 12, 2017 at 10:42 pm | 2 comments | 2694 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County, employee union announce suit against Trump cancellation of DACA

Santa Clara County and SEIU Local 521 announced that they have filed suit in federal court today against the Trump administration...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Oct 12, 2017 at 10:07 pm | 14 comments | 1627 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When will they outlaw using fireplaces?

The minute the weather dips, our neighbor burns wood in their fireplace. As most in Palo Alto, we have to park our cars outside...

Original post made by Irritated on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 12, 2017 at 8:36 pm | 22 comments | 572 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County supervisors approve bail system reforms

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed recommendations from a final Bail and Release Work Group consensus...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by @jerry99, on Oct 12, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 6 comments | 1078 Views

AROUND TOWN

FAA considering making Surf Air flight path over Bay official

As the FAA ponders making Surf Air's attempt to respond to local noise complaints by flying over the Bay an official fair...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Oct 12, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 24 comments | 2100 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gov. Brown signs off on Caltrain's sales-tax measure

The approval of Senate Bill 797 will allow Caltrain to move ahead with a sales-tax increase measure. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Cash and Carry, on Oct 12, 2017 at 4:07 pm | 19 comments | 1987 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Any News or Information on What Is Up With our AIR ?

What is the coverage of all this smoke in Palo Alto? How dangerous is the smoke that is covering Palo Alto?...

Original post made by Gotta Breathe on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Read the Paper, on Oct 12, 2017 at 2:58 pm | 9 comments | 309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Miki Werness out at College Terrace Market

The grocer whose experience in the business convinced the Palo Alto City Council to give the go-ahead for the new College...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2017
Last comment by Lucy, on Oct 12, 2017 at 2:44 pm | 39 comments | 5608 Views

SPORTS

Gators beat Menlo in water polo match on Senior Night

Alexander Nemeth recorded 11 saves on Senior Night Tuesday night as host Sacred Heart Prep beat Menlo School, 14-8, in a...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Balance, on Oct 12, 2017 at 12:54 pm | 4 comments | 949 Views
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