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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police probe 'likely' homicide of woman found in home

Police in Palo Alto are investigating a "likely" homicide after an Asian woman in her 60s was found dead in her Greenmeadow...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Coach, on Jul 11, 2016 at 11:08 am | 12 comments | 8555 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto activists say Menlo Park omitted key letter from Facebook expansion study

Something is missing from the almost 5,000 pages of text detailing how the environment would be affected by Facebook's plans...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by JO, on Jul 10, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 4 comments | 2732 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City allowing huge trees to Die and be killed for development

Dozens of trees , Redwoods included are being allowed to diea slow death at the office complesx on the SW corner of Page...

Original post made by barb on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Jul 10, 2016 at 6:44 pm | 9 comments | 316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facebook expansion traffic impacts

If Facebook builds two large office buildings and a hotel as it has proposed, an estimated 14,000 people could be commuting...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 10, 2016 at 5:41 pm | 40 comments | 4378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Retired judges oppose Persky recall

A letter released Wednesday by a group of retired Santa Clara County Superior Court judges speaks out against efforts to...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Jul 10, 2016 at 2:37 pm | 32 comments | 6886 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Narrower lanes on Middlefield Road could slow traffic, improve safety

Middlefield Road in Palo Alto is scheduled for some updates that officials hope will improve safety around Jordan Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 10, 2016 at 2:01 pm | 62 comments | 6281 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Turner-trial judge criticized for bias in assault case

Another local sexual-assault case has become the latest battleground in the continued debate over whether the judge who presided...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by baszia, on Jul 9, 2016 at 6:40 pm | 12 comments | 5300 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner juror to judge: 'Shame on you'

"Absolutely shocked and appalled" -- that's the reaction of a juror in the Brock Turner sexual-assault case to the sentence...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by baszia, on Jul 9, 2016 at 5:49 pm | 87 comments | 73227 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

NYT: How Anti-Growth Sentiment, Reflected in Zoning Laws, Thwarts Equality

As often happens, our local issues turn out to be part of a bigger pattern. By trying to preserve our town, are we contributing...

Original post made by Wow on Jul. 3, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on Jul 9, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 82 comments | 1390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto adds motion detection to Caltrain corridor

A first-of-its-kind system to detect suicide attempts along railroad tracks will be piloted in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Joe Bloe, on Jul 9, 2016 at 12:24 pm | 34 comments | 6889 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Trump Wins Election, Never Becomes President

I saw something in the New York Times the other day which offered up a truly bizarre but entirely possible scenario: Donald...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by john_alderman, on Jul 9, 2016 at 11:06 am | 9 comments | 358 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Smoke from massive fire in Newark visible for miles

Thick black smoke that can be seen throughout the Bay Area this afternoon is coming from a massive two-alarm structure fire...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2016
Last comment by Flash, on Jul 9, 2016 at 7:44 am | 1 comment | 1329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Tap Room wins 2016 Chili Cook Off

The Palo Alto Tap Room, a new beer-centric restaurant from the owner of Palo Alto Brewing Company, took home the top prize...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Seriously?, on Jul 8, 2016 at 8:48 pm | 5 comments | 5565 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree disparity grows between north and south Palo Alto

Grass may always be greener on the other side, but when it comes to street trees it's the north side of Palo Alto that actually...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by M.Bieder, on Jul 8, 2016 at 6:18 pm | 51 comments | 6421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>NET ZERO HOUSE TOUR ... </B>Local energy expert <B>Sven Thesen</B> will open his home to the public <B>Saturday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1178 Views

AROUND TOWN

From single-story ranch to two-story modern

When Adam Hawley and Suzan Szollar married and bought their little house on a corner lot in The Willows in 2001, it seemed...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1888 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Report: Violent crime rate in East Palo Alto plunges

After decades of negative press, East Palo Alto's violent crime rate has plunged by 64 percent in one year, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jul 8, 2016 at 1:24 am | 18 comments | 7432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 resident, on Jul 7, 2016 at 7:53 pm | 17 comments | 3443 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police arrest nearly a dozen for fireworks use

East Palo Alto police cited 10 people and took one person into custody for illegal possession of fireworks during a July...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Soul Brother, on Jul 7, 2016 at 6:46 pm | 19 comments | 2668 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto homeowner chases apparent burglar

Palo Alto police are looking for an alleged burglar who was chased by a homeowner after the suspect walked out of the front...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3744 Views
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