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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 | 6416 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. 1161 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. 1863 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 | 7410 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 | 3366 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 | 2664 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. 3729 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police search for man who allegedly exposed himself to 12-year-old

Police are investigating an incident in which a man allegedly exposed himself indecently to a girl on Wednesday in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1848 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When a pet dies, license renewals keep coming

When Joe Seither found his beloved dog Cairo dead of congestive heart failure in his backyard six months ago, he was devastated,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Wanna Bet???, on Jul 7, 2016 at 5:14 pm | 15 comments | 3383 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bike bridge design begins anew

Frustrated by rising costs and engineering uncertainties, Palo Alto officials agreed early Tuesday morning to relaunch the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 7, 2016 at 11:00 am | 78 comments | 10373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School celebrates students who lead

On Saturday afternoon, 67 girls clad in an array of white dresses strode across the circular lawn at Castilleja School arm-in-arm...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2016
Last comment by Friend, on Jul 7, 2016 at 8:39 am | 22 comments | 5758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are there still parrots (conures) around Palo Alto?

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Original post made by Looking for Parrots on Feb. 17, 2007
Last comment by Aunfin, on Jul 7, 2016 at 7:11 am | 20 comments | 7057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Jazz Festival in full swing

For jazz fans, highlights of the annual Stanford Jazz Festival are many, with world-class talent both locally and globally...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by joanne reiter, on Jul 6, 2016 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 2130 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Testing finds TCE under some College Terrace homes

A cancer-causing chemical found at Stanford's University Terrace housing development, which officials claim has not spread...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by @Bruce, on Jul 6, 2016 at 7:59 pm | 17 comments | 7108 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

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 Another Girl Named Doe, on Jul 6, 2016 at 5:40 pm | 15 comments | 2708 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 Jerry Underdal, on Jul 6, 2016 at 3:58 pm | 46 comments | 7921 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: East Palo Alto teen arrested for lewd conduct

Palo Alto police have arrested at 17-year-old East Palo Alto teen in connection to an incident of lewd conduct that took...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Coach, on Jul 6, 2016 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 2667 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Filoli names new executive director

Filoli, Woodside's historic mansion house and gardens, announced on Saturday, July 1, that it has hired a new executive director...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by From one who resigned, on Jul 6, 2016 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 2388 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is the Palo Alto Club on Melville?

I live not too far away, and I often bike or walk by this place, a huge beautiful house, at Melville and Webster. It's called...

Original post made by im curious on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Meg, on Jul 6, 2016 at 11:33 am | 5 comments | 3884 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County supervisors allot $3 million to north county shelter

Looking to help house hundreds of north county's homeless residents during the winter months, the Santa Clara County Board...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on Jul 6, 2016 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 1623 Views
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