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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The 'microunit' allure

Some call it an innovative way to create needed housing that will become the wave of the future. Others call it inappropriate...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Sep 21, 2016 at 6:10 am | 75 comments | 5727 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Are Bay Area Home Prices Falling?

Or is it just August doldrums? http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/09/20/bay-area-real-estate-prices-down-from-august-up-from-a-year-earlier/...

Original post made by PA resident on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 20, 2016 at 11:34 pm | 2 comments | 151 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Creamistry opens, Armadillo Willy's temporarily shuts down

This week's retail news includes information on downtown Palo Alto's newest made-to-order ice cream shop, Creamistry, the...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by mark weiss, on Sep 20, 2016 at 10:28 pm | 1 comment | 3201 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver killed Friday by flying debris on Highway 101 identified

An 82-year-old man who died while driving his car on U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo Park on Friday was likely struck by debris...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Richard C. Placone, on Sep 20, 2016 at 2:47 pm | 5 comments | 6175 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trio of suspects sought in Palo Alto burglary

Palo Alto police are looking for three people who allegedly broke into an unoccupied home in the Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhood,...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Willows Resident, on Sep 20, 2016 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 3986 Views

SPORTS

Gators produce best offensive football game, but still lose

Alex Harper scored twice and Garrett Gavello also scored but Sacred Heart Prep lost, 32-22, to visiting McClymonds in a nonleague...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Truth Seeker, on Sep 19, 2016 at 7:22 pm | 2 comments | 727 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Train hit vehicle at Meadow - Caltrain tweets

Traffic is a mess around town. It seems that train hitting vehicle at Meadow is causing the mess....

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 19, 2016
There are no comments yet. 103 Views

AROUND TOWN

New deal to keep CinéArts Theatre open for two years

Palo Alto's popular CinéArts theater will remain open for at least two more years, thanks to a new agreement between the...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by GS, on Sep 19, 2016 at 4:55 pm | 30 comments | 5296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moonlight Run draws thousands to Palo Alto Baylands

About 2,500 people from Palo Alto and beyond walked and ran under the light of the harvest moon Friday evening at the Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1862 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supreme Court decision could toss evidence in DUI manslaughter case

A U.S. Supreme Court decision on the admissibility of DUI blood-tests could affect important evidence in the vehicular manslaughter...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Mario, on Sep 19, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 3 comments | 318 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In Professorville, builders are urged to look to history for guidance

Professorville has always held a special place among Palo Alto's dozens of neighborhoods -- a thriving section of downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2016
Last comment by Oldster, on Sep 19, 2016 at 2:44 pm | 16 comments | 3877 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside Neighborhoods

For more than 100 years, beginning in the 1830s, the area now called Woodside was gradually developed, first as sawmills...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by John C. Gordon, on Sep 19, 2016 at 1:02 pm | 4 comments | 859 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hacker House Blues

There's an eye-opening piece that was just posted in Salon.com ww.salon.com/2016/09/17/hacker-house-blues-my-life-with-12-programmers-2-rooms-and-one-21st-century-dream/ 12...

Original post made by Salon reader on Sep. 17, 2016
Last comment by agent, on Sep 19, 2016 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 184 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supervisors approve five-year homeless shelter plan

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved on Tuesday a five-year program that will provide 360 more homeless shelter...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Que Pasa, on Sep 19, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 1398 Views

RESTAURANTS

Dive bar taqueria

The advantage of the setup of Taqueria Azteca, located inside California Avenue dive bar Antonio's Nut House, is that you...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2016
Last comment by The Story, on Sep 19, 2016 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1197 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tech companies are hurting the Palo Alto restaurant scene

From today's NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/19/technology/how-tech-companies-disrupted-silicon-valleys-restaurant-scene.html Points:...

Original post made by NYT Reader on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by So right!, on Sep 19, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 136 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eleven candidates to square off in council race

Eleven candidates, including planning commissioners, past contenders and a few political newcomers, will square off for four...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Sep 19, 2016 at 12:29 pm | 61 comments | 5118 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton girls win seventh straight volleyball match

==BI The prep report == The Menlo-Atherton girls volleyball team survived a grueling nonleague schedule and then survived...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by RickEymer, on Sep 19, 2016 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 911 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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Original post made by Bill Johnson on May. 30, 2006
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Sep 19, 2016 at 10:47 am | 5 comments | 5534 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver killed by debris on Highway 101 in Menlo Park

An elderly man was struck in the neck and killed by an unidentified object while driving north on U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 19, 2016 at 8:27 am | 15 comments | 4494 Views
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Death by Diet
By Laura Stec | 13 comments | 10,800 views

I am Voting Yes on Measure B the Sales Tax for Transportation
By Steve Levy | 33 comments | 6,500 views

Mountain View Oktoberfest returns this weekend
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 3,063 views

My Daughter Died 18 Years Ago
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 958 views

Preparing for college interviews
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 636 views

 

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