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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Block-long development approved for Olive Garden site

The already sizzling construction climate around California Avenue is set to heat up even further after the City Council...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 20, 2016 at 6:01 pm | 57 comments | 6927 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gunn grad leads Crisis Text Line's Bay Area efforts

Palo Alto native and Gunn High School graduate Libby Craig is leading Crisis Text Line's efforts to grow the 24-7 support...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by LisaD, on Jul 20, 2016 at 1:47 pm | 3 comments | 6696 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Beltramo's, Menlo Park Hardware burglarized

Burglars struck at two Menlo Park businesses over past several days: Beltramo's Wine & Spirits on July 14, and Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 20, 2016 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 2213 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vigil of reconciliation brings hope in East Palo Alto

Fear along with a commitment to unity and understanding marked a Monday night vigil in East Palo Alto held in light of the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Harry Callahan, on Jul 19, 2016 at 8:42 pm | 2 comments | 785 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girl competing with 13-15 national synchro team

Palo Alto High incoming freshman Chesnie Cheung will be part of the United States 13-15 National Synchronized Swimming Team...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by PColombo, on Jul 19, 2016 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 846 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents worry about speeding along Bol Park Path

Metal fences that cross the Bol Park Path to slow down bicyclists will soon be taken down, to the consternation of some residents...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Jul 19, 2016 at 3:27 pm | 19 comments | 4417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen entrepreneurs learn along with their campers

It started out as a way to make money to pay their way onto club sports teams. Now, Josh and Noah Yuen's FUN-damentals Sports...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 19, 2016 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 4940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Advice for Pokemon gamers?

Hi We are hoping to spend some time hunting this weekend as the kids are really into this. Anybody willing to share the...

Original post made by Gamer parent on Jul. 16, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 19, 2016 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 361 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FAA approves Surf Air route to take planes over Bay

Commuter airline Surf Air has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to start flying a new approach...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by NIMBYism, on Jul 19, 2016 at 8:27 am | 23 comments | 3467 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook willing to pay Menlo Park $15 million-plus for company's expansion

Menlo Park could reap more than $15 million in one-time payments and contributions and hefty annual payments from Facebook...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Reality, on Jul 18, 2016 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 1573 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

So ugly I drive a different route

That new mega-something being built on JJ&F Market's old site (El Camino between Stanford and College) is such a ghastly...

Original post made by Wade on Jul. 16, 2016
Last comment by Vomit inducing, on Jul 18, 2016 at 4:45 pm | 15 comments | 430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Clement Hotel slashes its rates and more

This week's column includes news on the massive redevelopment of San Antonio Center in Mountain View and all-inclusive Clement...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by KH, on Jul 18, 2016 at 4:18 pm | 5 comments | 6182 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lydia Kou announces bid for City Council

Lydia Kou, a longtime neighborhood volunteer who in recent years has emerged as a leading critic of Palo Alto's land-use...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jul 18, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 44 comments | 5017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Explosion sound tonght at 2:20 am

Does anyone know the source of explosion sound tonght at 2:20 am?...

Original post made by Midtown resident on Jul. 17, 2016
Last comment by 2nd ammendment, on Jul 18, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 3 comments | 250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's zoo bobcat dies at 22

He was a handsome, tawny, white and black-spotted critter with large green eyes. For 22 years Rufus the bobcat gave thousands...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Rainbow Bridge, on Jul 18, 2016 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 3192 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Suddenly, a school budget crisis some feared

The Palo Alto Unified School District's new fiscal year is just 15 days old, but the impossible has already happened. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Idiocracy, on Jul 17, 2016 at 7:47 pm | 48 comments | 3992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog left in car

Today I discovered a dog left in a car in the hot afternoon sun with the windows rolled down about three inches. I was worried...

Original post made by pares on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 17, 2016 at 12:42 pm | 6 comments | 284 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community, school leaders react to CDC recommendations

For many who work to prevent youth suicides and boost mental health in Palo Alto, the preliminary findings from the Centers...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Jul 17, 2016 at 8:11 am | 8 comments | 2699 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Vanderbilt football player sentenced to 15 yrs for raping unconscious 21 yr old

Could someone please explain the 14 1/2 yr disparity between the sentencing of a Vanderbilt football player and that of a...

Original post made by Sarah1000 on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jul 16, 2016 at 5:26 pm | 7 comments | 259 Views

AROUND TOWN

CDC releases preliminary findings from youth-suicide study

Preliminary findings from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's epidemiological investigation into youth suicide...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Jul 16, 2016 at 12:32 am | 18 comments | 7913 Views
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