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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents mourn loss of community garden

Once there were fresh tomatoes and a thriving gardening community. Now, it's a barren dirt lot behind the Baskin-Robbins...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2017
Last comment by michael, on Apr 10, 2017 at 11:23 pm | 40 comments | 5839 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NYT: Tackling Student Stress

There's an interesting article in today's New York Times that calls out how a similar suburb outside of Boston/Harvard is...

Original post made by Member on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Que Pasa?, on Apr 10, 2017 at 5:44 pm | 18 comments | 898 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Campus police investigating two sexual batteries at Stanford University

Two sexual batteries happened less than 30 minutes apart along the same road at Stanford University on Friday night, the...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2017
Last comment by Respectfully Skeptical, on Apr 10, 2017 at 3:43 pm | 8 comments | 5013 Views

AROUND TOWN

Businessman's failure at leaving work behind leads to new mission

A Palo Alto man who found difficulty leaving his decades-long career in business consulting now leads a free five-part course...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2017
Last comment by Mutti, on Apr 10, 2017 at 1:53 pm | 8 comments | 4415 Views

SPORTS

Brennan named tennis associate head coach for Stanford women

Frankie Brennan has been part of the Stanford women's tennis program so long; he has his own legacy with the team dating...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 23679 Views

AROUND TOWN

First rain of the season forecast for Sunday

Roads will be slick on Sunday in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas as the first rain of the rainy season falls that...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by , on Apr 10, 2017 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 3359 Views

SPORTS

Stanford and California each claim victory at Big Meet

Olivia Baker won three events to pace the Stanford women to an 85-74 victory over California in the Big Meet, the 123rd annual...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by Michael Cudahy, on Apr 10, 2017 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1942 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Return of the parking meter

Under a pricing strategy for a proposed downtown parking system, more short-term parking will become available as all-day...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Miriam Palm, on Apr 10, 2017 at 10:58 am | 9 comments | 2576 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town: shaky start; when two worlds collide

Tidbits collected by the Weekly staff on people, events and other happenings. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/04/09/around-town-shaky-start-when-two-wo...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 10, 2017 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1439 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City plots next steps for new downtown garage

Days after they agreed to "go big" and "dig deep" on a new garage near California Avenue, Palo Alto officials are preparing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 9, 2017 at 7:20 pm | 11 comments | 2468 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto police seek man who exposed himself

A woman who reported a man exposed himself to her and her dog in Palo Alto on Wednesday was able to get a picture of his...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2017 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 2806 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents are glaring at lights atop College Terrace Centre

Globe lights on the rooftop of the new College Terrace Centre in Palo Alto are creating light pollution at night, which is...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Eileen Stolee, on Apr 8, 2017 at 4:10 pm | 25 comments | 3360 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged with premeditated, attempted murder in mistaken-identity case

A Redwood City man will face premeditated and attempted murder charges in the savage beating at an East Palo Alto apartment,...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by Concerned citizen, on Apr 8, 2017 at 2:10 am | 3 comments | 2931 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to 'dig deep' on new Cal Ave garage

Spurred by impassioned pleas from California Avenue merchants, the City Council agreed on Monday night to dramatically increase...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Apr 7, 2017 at 11:53 pm | 37 comments | 6709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strange bedfellows

After taking over his aunt and uncle's Mountain View restaurant, Rashami Mulge set up the new kitchen with one chef preparing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Happy Diner, on Apr 7, 2017 at 8:38 pm | 1 comment | 1653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hazardous material at East Palo Alto home hospitalizes man

A man was hospitalized after he was exposed to a household chemical used to open clogged drains in East Palo Alto prompted...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm , on Apr 7, 2017 at 6:08 pm | 2 comments | 2079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Two killed in I-280 solo vehicle crash

Two people who died in a crash on Interstate 280 in Menlo Park on Wednesday afternoon have been identified by the San Mateo...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Cynic, on Apr 7, 2017 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 2561 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Consternation over post office continues

Long lines for passports, supervisors who won't meet with the public, a dearth of stamps, already opened mail and a smelly...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Natalie Venuto, on Apr 7, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 33 comments | 5089 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Support for new housing in Bay Area rises

Older voters who have lived in the Bay Area the longest and own their own home are less likely to want new housing built...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by bemused, on Apr 7, 2017 at 1:28 pm | 59 comments | 2687 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park bike route plan hits speed bump

Plans to move forward with a one-year pilot program of a bike route on Oak Grove Avenue in downtown Menlo Park will likely...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by parent, on Apr 7, 2017 at 9:31 am | 2 comments | 1385 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

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