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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 | 3321 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 | 9222 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 | 3264 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 | 3225 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 | 4707 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 | 2166 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At 50, Stevenson House gets major overhaul

Residents temporarily relocated from their apartments at Stevenson House have moved back into the affordable senior-living...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 6, 2016 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 4843 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas partners with Lyft to give rides to seniors

Palo Alto's senior services agency Avenidas and ride-sharing company Lyft are partnering to provide rides to seniors on the...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Creative, on Jul 6, 2016 at 12:43 am | 9 comments | 6553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood feathers are ruffling over Cuckoo's Nest Club

Palo Alto and Menlo Park residents living near San Francisquito Creek say a proposed bar at an exclusive club for Silicon...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Cuckoo neighbor, on Jul 5, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 29 comments | 6957 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for alleged rape

A man suspected of raping a woman he knew at his Palo Alto home and preventing her from leaving has been arrested, according...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Questions, on Jul 5, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 4 comments | 10147 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas unveils revised expansion plan

The senior services agency Avenidas last month unveiled a revised expansion plan for its downtown Palo Alto senior center...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Amy Andonian, on Jul 5, 2016 at 5:23 pm | 13 comments | 3491 Views

SPORTS

USA women are set to defend FIVB World Grand Prix title

The U.S. Women's National Team is on a quest to get better with each point in preparation for the Olympic Games, and that...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Community Member, on Jul 5, 2016 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 1434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Athlete profile: Ira Glick

Dr. Ira Glick plays basketball because he "loves it" and because it helps him to stay healthy -- mentally and physically....

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Mike Buscemi, on Jul 5, 2016 at 4:51 am | 1 comment | 3622 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja to seek approval for growth plan

Castilleja School leaders announced at a community meeting Wednesday night that they plan to file a conditional-use permit...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Marc, on Jul 4, 2016 at 7:22 pm | 17 comments | 5264 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for alleged kidnapping, sexual assault

East Palo Alto police have arrested a man for allegedly kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman on Feb. 4, according to...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by peppered, on Jul 4, 2016 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 4327 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unraveling the mystery of chronic fatigue syndrome

Researchers are making headway toward finding evidence of chronic fatigue syndrome and how it may change the brain. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Brenda Reed, on Jul 4, 2016 at 10:04 am | 10 comments | 12564 Views

AROUND TOWN

Back to basic on low income housing options

Can someone please explain why it is better and fairer to spend the available public funds to acquire an existing trailer...

Original post made by thoughtful gathering place on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by The Jissers don't want to sell, on Jul 4, 2016 at 9:00 am | 22 comments | 702 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman crashes car into Midtown Shopping Center

An elderly woman was shaken up after driving into two building posts of a Palo Alto shopping plaza and grazing the building...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by DumbFoot, on Jul 3, 2016 at 11:16 am | 23 comments | 6693 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A bittersweet outcome

Like many decisions that come after much community angst, Tuesday night's final approval of 16 single-family homes on a 2.5-acre...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 3, 2016 at 7:39 am | 24 comments | 4633 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police make large fireworks bust days before July 4 celebration

More than $12,000 in illegal fireworks and explosive devices were seized on Thursday when authorities searched an East Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Sick and Tired of the Noise, on Jul 2, 2016 at 10:02 pm | 4 comments | 3199 Views
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