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AROUND TOWN

Positively Green: The 'green' and 'blue' connection

There are a number of elements that factor into the overarching principles of green building, and one important consideration...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Former editor, on Mar 18, 2016 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 931 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Office projects approved around California Avenue

The rapidly changing area around California Avenue is likely to get another heavy dollop of commercial development after...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Mar 18, 2016 at 5:45 pm | 6 comments | 2075 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial begins in Stanford sex-assault case

Just over a year since two Stanford University graduate students found former student and all-star swimmer Brock Turner on...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by John e, on Mar 18, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 8 comments | 5435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resident group petitions city for housing

A coaltion of Palo Alto residents, including eight former mayors, is petitioning the City Council to fix the city's affordable-housing...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by Mike-Crescent Park, on Mar 18, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 110 comments | 6645 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest Track Watch guard for alleged lewd conduct

A uniformed Track Watch guard who was allegedly pleasuring himself in his parked car in Palo Alto last month has been arrested,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Sue Dremann, on Mar 18, 2016 at 3:11 pm | 13 comments | 3432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In fight against traffic, Palo Alto finds business allies

From Caltrain passes for daily commuters to nimble shuttles for local residents, city leaders in Palo Alto have no shortage...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 18, 2016 at 2:23 pm | 29 comments | 3859 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Study makes economic case for growth

New developments inevitably breed frustrations in Palo Alto, where city leaders have spent much of the past year exploring...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on Mar 18, 2016 at 10:49 am | 49 comments | 4507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Research park companies join forces to fight traffic

For Lockheed Martin, Hewlett-Packard and other titans based at Stanford Research Park in Palo Alto, innovation has always...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl, on Mar 18, 2016 at 9:59 am | 9 comments | 3606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>HIGH PRICES, STILL .... </B>The inventory of homes in San Mateo County in February as well as total residential sales...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 863 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown residents make connections count

When Cynthia Tham picked up her daughter from El Carmelo Elementary School on a recent weekday afternoon, her return home...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deadline nears for Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest

The deadline for entries for the Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is fast approaching. Submissions are due no later than...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1944 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Breaking barriers for 50 years

Even as new groups of immigrants are working to help recent arrivals acculturate to life in America, a local 50-year-old...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free tows home available for people who drink on St. Patrick's Day

People celebrating St. Patrick's Day in the Bay Area by drinking alcohol can avoid a DUI arrest by getting a free tow home...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 17, 2016 at 1:26 pm | 5 comments | 1426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Former East Palo Alto mayor named Woman of the Year

Girls to Women Executive Director and former East Palo Alto Mayor Patricia Foster has been named the 2016 Woman of the Year...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Eileen Bailey, on Mar 17, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 7 comments | 2345 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

According to Merc, Verizon Tower will be installed at Ball Park.

Yippee, better cell phone reception at last. http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_29649537/palo-alto-cell-tower-can-go-up-at...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 123 Views

AROUND TOWN

Josh Becker withdraws from Assembly race

California state Assembly candidate Josh Becker announced in an email on Friday, March 11, that he will no longer be running...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2016
Last comment by Barry Chang, on Mar 17, 2016 at 10:52 am | 5 comments | 1986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proposed November tax measure would target traffic

Seeking to kick the city's traffic-reduction efforts into a higher gear, the Palo Alto City Council on Monday night established...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Midtown, on Mar 16, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 30 comments | 3010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Child predator story buried, why?

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/03/15/police-man-exposes-himself-to-girl-walking-dogs-in-palo-alto Why is this...

Original post made by News? on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 16, 2016 at 7:01 pm | 6 comments | 284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board backs focus on new social-emotional curriculum

The Palo Alto school board endorsed Tuesday night a staff proposal to convene a district committee to evaluate current social-emotional...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Ferdinand, on Mar 16, 2016 at 5:42 pm | 8 comments | 2860 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood girls pull off a shocker, top nation's No. 1

==BI NorCal roundup== Before the Pinewood girls hit the road to face one of the biggest challenges in the history of the...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Mar 16, 2016 at 1:53 pm | 2 comments | 1308 Views
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