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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man indicted in four overseas homicides

A Palo Alto man who was extradited for the suspected homicides of four family members in the Czech Republic will be prosecuted,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Nobody Knows Chicken Like the Colonel, on Jun 5, 2016 at 9:25 am | 4 comments | 2644 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man accosts Stanford women in their beds

A prowler has taken the term "Peeping Tom" to new and more threatening heights after he entered the rooms of two Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2016
Last comment by Scream, on Jun 4, 2016 at 10:32 pm | 3 comments | 4132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Want to understand Silicon Valley?

We arrived in Palo Alto from Hamburg, Germany, on Aug. 6, 2015, with a 5-year-old daughter who was proud to master writing...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Jun 4, 2016 at 6:23 pm | 47 comments | 24630 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Altos Promise to Veterans

In 2015, Palo Alto committed to the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness, which pushes a “functional zero”...

Original post made by Respect for our Vets on Jun. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly graduates celebrate individualism, spirit

Spirited, compassionate, enthusiastic for change, defiant of fear — these are a few of the qualities of the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by HoSV, on Jun 4, 2016 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 4290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another 'bad air' day on Saturday

A third consecutive Spare the Air smog alert has been issued for Saturday. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/06/04/another-bad-air-day-on-saturday...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Jun 4, 2016 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 700 Views

AROUND TOWN

The secret garden

Tucked away from the rest of Stanford University's main tourist attractions, an eccentric and whimsical garden sits on the...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Gertrude, on Jun 4, 2016 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 3517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bernie Sanders draws supporters to Palo Alto rally

More than a thousand people waited in the scorching sun to listen to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speak...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 4, 2016 at 9:39 am | 20 comments | 7049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Too many Marc Berman flyers

I was considering voting for Marc Berman but may change my mind because we are getting way too many flyers in the mail. Not...

Original post made by CCW on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Looking for Integrity, on Jun 4, 2016 at 8:51 am | 22 comments | 855 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>NEW HOME STORE OPENING ... </B>Two Stanford Business School alumni, Christina Bryant and Steph Peng, will open their...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Tean Kate, on Jun 4, 2016 at 3:06 am | 2 comments | 2503 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to create policy for sea-level rise

With sea-level rise threatening to overwhelm Palo Alto's levee system and imperil thousands of properties along the Bayfront,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Steve Case, on Jun 4, 2016 at 1:58 am | 5 comments | 2610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Class of 2016: complete coverage

With pomp, circumstance, jokes and a few tears, thousands of seniors at public and private high schools in the area are graduating...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 3, 2016 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 5662 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to raise fees for storm-drain projects

It's not easy to get residents excited about storm drains during a prolonged drought, but that's what Palo Alto hopes to...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Garden Gnome, on Jun 3, 2016 at 12:01 pm | 18 comments | 2647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seeking people who knew John Baker, PA fire fighter in 1955

On evening of January 25, 1955 Palo Alto Fire Captain John Baker suffered a fatal heart attack while fighting a fire at Covenant...

Original post made by Barry Marchisio on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by BarryM, on Jun 3, 2016 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/06/03/home-sales posted Friday, June 3,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1842 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/06/03/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>BEST PLACE TO RENT ... </B>RentApplication.com, a national online application service linking landlords and renters...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What plans for teens "stuck" in town Presidents weekend

Please help me with ideas for middle and high school students to do fun things for 5 day weekend. This has to be things that...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Monica Williams, on Jun 2, 2016 at 10:01 pm | 11 comments | 733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bernie Sanders in Palo Alto today

Six days before the California primary, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be coming to Palo Alto to hold a free...

Original post made on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 2, 2016 at 9:29 pm | 85 comments | 16731 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VIDEOS: State Assembly District 24 candidate interviews

To help voters become familiar with the eight candidates vying to replace Rich Gordon in Sacramento, the Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Wayne Jebian, on Jun 2, 2016 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 2014 Views
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