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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, 13 minutes ago | 5 comments | 1729 Views


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 SteveU, 22 minutes ago | 9 comments | 1323 Views


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 Joey, 26 minutes ago | 4 comments | 876 Views


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
There are no comments yet. 48 Views


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 gxbell, 47 minutes ago | 1 comment | 1920 Views


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 Ellen Friedman, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 531 Views


Former Stanford anesthesia tech gets year in jail for molesting patients

A former anesthesia technician at Stanford Hospital was sentenced to a year in jail Wednesday after pleading no contest to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Slow down, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 1742 Views


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 dangerous stuff, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 333 Views


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, 1 hour ago | 13 comments | 213 Views


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 musical, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 961 Views


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 Steven Rosenberg, 4 hours ago | 35 comments | 4715 Views


Community Notebook: Palo Alto Community Fund awards $385K in grants to local nonprofits

Over $385,000 in grants was awarded to 42 nonprofit organizations in the greater Palo Alto area by the Palo Alto Community...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Better than Nothing?, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 1299 Views


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 Caitlin, 7 hours ago | 7 comments | 1838 Views


Ledecky, DiRado qualify for second finals of Olympic Trials

==BI Update: == Stanford grad Maya DiRado and incoming Cardinal freshman Katie Ledecky each won their respective races Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by julie armitano, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 821 Views


Suicide "musical" an insensitive and incorrect protrayal

Original post made by Two anonymous Gunn students on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Check your privilege, 9 hours ago | 26 comments | 2053 Views


Extreme Airplane Noise

The level of airplane noise was truly excessive tonight. In the hour from 10-11pm, I counted more than 20 extremely loud...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by NotAYuppy, 15 hours ago | 45 comments | 1197 Views


Palo Alto council backs plan to preserve Buena Vista

An effort to save Palo Alto's only mobile-home park from redevelopment took a critical step forward Monday night, when the...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 18 hours ago | 55 comments | 3750 Views


Federal judge throws out Vi at Palo Alto lawsuit

Residents of the Palo Alto senior community Vi saw their class-action lawsuit against its company dismissed by a federal...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Felice, 18 hours ago | 6 comments | 11325 Views


Palo Alto's Davante Adams completes a football circle

When Tony Kelly became a receivers coach for the Palo Alto High School football team in 2010, Davante Adams was known more...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Midtown Mom, 21 hours ago | 4 comments | 2161 Views


Interfaith coalition urges city to push for fossil fuel divestment

In 2007, an Interfaith Climate Convocation drew 150 to Congregation Kol Emeth. Peninsula Interfaith Climate Action (PICA)...

Original post made by Rev. Eileen Altman and Katia Reeves on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 29, 2016 at 4:54 pm | 75 comments | 2618 Views
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