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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Narrower lanes on Middlefield Road could slow traffic, improve safety

Middlefield Road in Palo Alto is scheduled for some updates that officials hope will improve safety around Jordan Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 4 minutes ago | 1 comment | 162 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: How Castilleja taught me to be a man

by Elijah Thornburg Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/01/guest-opinion-how-castilleja-taught-me-to-be-a-man...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elderly woman crashes car into Midtown Shopping Center

An elderly woman was shaken up after driving into two building posts of a Palo Alto shopping plaza and grazing the building...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Militant Geezer, 29 minutes ago | 11 comments | 2366 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A bittersweet outcome

Like many decisions that come after much community angst, Tuesday night's final approval of 16 single-family homes on a 2.5-acre...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

At 50, Stevenson House gets major overhaul

Residents temporarily relocated from their apartments at Stevenson House have moved back into the affordable senior-living...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>STORYTIME IN THE GARDEN ... </B>Looking for a late-afternoon relaxing summer activity for your little ones? <B>Gamble...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Patriotic display

Palo Alto artist Helen Hu, who has been making silk flower wreaths since 2010, shares her techniques for creating a spectacular...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 113 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assault survivors, supporters submit 200K more signatures seeking Brock Turner judge's removal

A group of women's advocates and assault survivors gave a judicial agency in San Francisco 200,000 more signatures Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Parent, 39 minutes ago | 11 comments | 2070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike, pedestrian study focuses on El Camino Real

Among cities that contain some part of the 43 miles of El Camino Real, two of them -- Palo Alto and Redwood City -- have...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 43 minutes ago | 6 comments | 1202 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes new ways to manage storm water

For decades, Palo Alto's storm drains have functioned like hidden highways, ferrying water away from local streets and into...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by resident 1, 44 minutes ago | 11 comments | 2090 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Advocates sharply disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by dense, 6 hours ago | 6 comments | 1236 Views

RESTAURANTS

All you can eat, vegan-style

Buffets usually trigger thoughts of tepid chicken and runny scrambled eggs. This is not the case at downtown Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Chrisc, 7 hours ago | 2 comments | 1550 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell housing development wins approval

A former orchard on Maybell Avenue that three years ago was at the center of a citizen revolt in Palo Alto will soon be the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Greenacres, 8 hours ago | 38 comments | 5759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Back to basic on low income housing options

Can someone please explain why it is better and fairer to spend the available public funds to acquire an existing trailer...

Original post made by thoughtful gathering place on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Apple, 8 hours ago | 19 comments | 306 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police make large fireworks bust days before July 4 celebration

More than $12,000 in illegal fireworks and explosive devices were seized on Thursday when authorities searched an East Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Tina, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide "musical" an insensitive and incorrect protrayal

Original post made by Two anonymous Gunn students on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by High School Mom, 10 hours ago | 27 comments | 2098 Views

AROUND TOWN

After toxic discovery, council approves changes to Stanford's housing project

The discovery of a cancer-causing chemical at a construction site prompted Stanford University to redesign its new faculty-housing...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Marie, 11 hours ago | 3 comments | 2500 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in Palo Alto for firing stun gun at cab driver

Palo Alto police have arrested a San Jose resident who they said repeatedly discharged a stun gun at a taxi driver after...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, 13 hours ago | 2 comments | 830 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FAA, elected officials hear complaints of aircraft noise

The Federal Aviation Administration got an earful in Redwood City on June 15, having completed a study of noise complaints...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Tired of Cronyism, 14 hours ago | 5 comments | 1814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested in Palo Alto for firing stun gun a cab driver

Palo Alto police have arrested a San Jose resident who they say repeatedly discharged a stun gun at a taxi driver after refusing...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
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