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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage reported in Palo Alto

Nearly 2,000 residents in the southern half of Palo Alto near the Ventura neighborhood are without power Wednesday morning,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by power engineer, on Jan 21, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 7 comments | 4193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local health educator tapped to lead Palo Alto's Project Safety Net

Mary Gloner, a local health educator, has been selected to lead Project Safety Net, a community coalition formed in the wake...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jan 21, 2016 at 1:28 pm | 5 comments | 3943 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to sell development rights to pay for EcoCenter

Shaped like a ship forever moored in the Baylands, the EcoCenter is a building like no other in Palo Alto. On Tuesday, the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jan 21, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 16 comments | 4780 Views

SPORTS

Schuler announces his departure from Stanford football

Stanford football player Graham Schuler always felt an obligation to do something special with his life. Until recently,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Art, on Jan 21, 2016 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 4452 Views

SPORTS

SHP, Menlo girls keep their soccer rivalry close with a tie

Since the Menlo School and Sacred Heart Prep girls have been playing each other in soccer, the local rivals have been pretty...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Bill Smith, on Jan 21, 2016 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 984 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Public's help sought in identifying bank robbery suspect

Police in Mountain View are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a bank robbery earlier this month. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Jan 21, 2016 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 2219 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sexual battery reported on Stanford campus Saturday

Stanford University's Department of Public Safety is looking for a man who sexually battered someone on campus Saturday night. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Jan 21, 2016 at 9:09 am | 4 comments | 5190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg don't kill us!

News reports say that Israeli groups are trying to install billboards around Palo Alto saying "Zuckerberg don't kill us!". Israeli...

Original post made by neighbor on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jan 21, 2016 at 6:30 am | 14 comments | 852 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fatal shooting brings questions about police tactics to Palo Alto

When two Palo Alto police officers shot and killed William David Raff outside a Forest Avenue home on Christmas evening,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jan 21, 2016 at 5:23 am | 16 comments | 4363 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Family, friends call for search to resume for missing students

A search has been called off for two college students from the Bay Area who were swept into the ocean Monday at Bonny Doon...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 20, 2016 at 10:54 pm | 2 comments | 6028 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto prepares to tighten landscaping rules

Even during the rare rainy spell, California's prolonged drought remains high on the priority list of Palo Alto officials,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 21 comments | 6166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford seeks approval for new housing

Stanford University is moving ahead with a plan to construct a four-building residential complex for its graduate students,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by Realist, on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:22 pm | 54 comments | 6263 Views

AROUND TOWN

American dreamers

Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Death of a Salesman" is frequently taught in high school English classes, local...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Ada Reid-Watson, on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 8947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Humanitarian Oneida 'Mother' Branch dies at 92

Oneida "Mother" Branch, 92, who for years collected and provided food and clothing for East Palo Alto's needy, died of natural...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Mother Branch's Granddaughter, on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 2749 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto woman missing in waters near beach

A search is underway today for two Bay Area residents missing since Monday evening in the waters off Bonny Doon State Beach...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Heidi Kling , on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 7172 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Heavy rainfall hits Bay Area

The Bay Area is facing another wave of heavy rainfall on Tuesday morning that could bring rock slides and other problems...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jan 20, 2016 at 11:15 am | 5 comments | 5275 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rethinking College Admissions NYT Op-Ed

Well, at least they are addressing this issue that college admission standards are hurting our children. We still need the...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by College Parent, on Jan 20, 2016 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 617 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's golf course redesign up for review

Palo Alto's evolving effort to bring a "Wow!" factor to its Baylands golf course and to build three athletic fields next...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Ahem, on Jan 19, 2016 at 6:04 pm | 23 comments | 4660 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City workers hope to benefit from strong economy

Soaring tax revenues from new hotels and other sources have improved Palo Alto's economic climate, allowing city officials...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by CW, on Jan 19, 2016 at 3:51 pm | 9 comments | 4670 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

US will track secret buyers of luxury real estate

From today's NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/14/us/us-will-track-secret-buyers-of-luxury-real-estate.html?_r=0 "Concerned...

Original post made by about time on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jan 19, 2016 at 2:16 pm | 9 comments | 778 Views
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