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AROUND TOWN

Cool, calm and collected

During the winter months, Zack Herlick's koi fish slowly mill around near the bottom of his ponds. Bald cypress trees stand...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Pond Repair, on Apr 27, 2016 at 11:52 pm | 4 comments | 10344 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student accused of sexual assault fires back at university in federal lawsuit

A male Stanford University student found responsible for sexual assault in 2014 has fired back at the university in a lawsuit...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Amanda, on Apr 27, 2016 at 11:19 pm | 17 comments | 7332 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Errors undermine data in new business registry

When Palo Alto launched its business registry last year, the goal was to gather data about employees' parking and commuting...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by Gus L., on Apr 27, 2016 at 9:07 pm | 21 comments | 2893 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living on empty

By all accounts, Whitney Dafoe was leading a vibrant life before the mysterious illness overtook him. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by C1q?, on Apr 27, 2016 at 7:49 pm | 64 comments | 36919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Racist, pro-Trump graffiti found at Palo Alto High School

The Palo Alto High School administration and Palo Alto Police Department are investigating racist and pro-Donald Trump graffiti...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Nayeli P., on Apr 27, 2016 at 7:40 pm | 13 comments | 4202 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA to work to reduce plane noise

Admitting that jet aircraft noise is a problem over Palo Alto and neighboring Bay Area cities, Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Crash, on Apr 27, 2016 at 4:39 pm | 456 comments | 18789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Terman students who cross at Clemo/Arastradero Beware

Just after 2pm today, I witnessed a child on a bike crossing Arastradero at Clemo, using the crosswalk warning device. She...

Original post made by pamom on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Jordan Parent, on Apr 27, 2016 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by PA resident , on Apr 27, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 358 comments | 275347 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Palo Alto race to raise awareness about water conservation

The City of Palo Alto is teaming up again with the Tuolumne River Trust and other community groups for the Great Race for...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Apr 27, 2016 at 2:22 pm | 6 comments | 1540 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Psychologist John Marquis left an indelible mark on Palo Alto and beyond

The recent passing of John Marquis, a respected psychologist and longtime Palo Alto resident, has left a hole of sadness...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Jeffrey Schwartz, on Apr 27, 2016 at 12:40 pm | 6 comments | 2505 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters: Palo Alto real estate inventory up 20 percent over last year

The number of new listings in Palo Alto has jumped 20 percent in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by Beg to Differ, on Apr 27, 2016 at 10:12 am | 8 comments | 988 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Safety measures planned for Page Mill interchange

A permanent fix to the hazardous Page Mill Road/Interstate 280 interchange could be a decade away, but transportation officials...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Apr 27, 2016 at 1:14 am | 24 comments | 2762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board eyes solutions to enrollment growth

As support on the school board has waned for opening a new elementary or high school given the district's long-term enrollment...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by C, on Apr 26, 2016 at 10:59 pm | 29 comments | 2530 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Developer Roxy Rapp chases down alleged thief

The real estate business lends itself to financial rather than criminal excitement, or at least it's supposed to. But a local...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Linda DuPertuis, on Apr 26, 2016 at 10:41 pm | 10 comments | 7135 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Medical-marijuana delivery services operate in gray area

When neighbors began noticing multiple cars frequenting a residence on Clara Drive in Palo Alto a year ago, they were suspicious...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 26, 2016 at 8:00 pm | 105 comments | 5143 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eichler showdown heads toward May vote

A divided crowd of Royal Manor residents packed into Palo Alto City Hall on Monday night to argue for and against a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 26, 2016 at 7:44 pm | 40 comments | 4578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Everyone's garden

On a recent Wednesday morning, Karen Harwell's ducks, Pitter and Peep, nibbled contentedly at insects and tiny leaves in...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on Apr 26, 2016 at 6:10 pm | 6 comments | 3612 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Cooley Landing 'jewel' proves the power of vision, collaboration, $$

A new Cooley Landing Education Center and Park was dedicated last weekend, located at the bulb end of Bay Road in East Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 26, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 6 comments | 1724 Views

SPORTS

Worth a Look

What's the buzz? Nature photographer Judy Kramer and Environmental Volunteers present "A Bee's Eye View: Flowers and Pollinators...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by Not a fact, just my opinion, on Apr 26, 2016 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1069 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

Annabelle Salon & Spa to open in Palo Alto's Charleston Shopping Center while Pet Club closes its doors in Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Bean, on Apr 26, 2016 at 12:53 pm | 8 comments | 4676 Views
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