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SPORTS

Shaw is ready for his fifth season opener as head coach

Stanford head football coach David Shaw leads his 21st-ranked Cardinal into a season-opener for the fifth time Saturday at...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by Northwestern fan, on Sep 5, 2015 at 4:25 pm | 2 comments | 1354 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Movie night at the pop-up park

Bring your lawn chairs and snacks on Friday night, and catch the 2014 blockbuster at the new pop-up park on Chestnut Street...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 5, 2015 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 1493 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police search for indecent-exposure suspect

Police are investigating an indecent-exposure incident that occurred on Friday, Sept. 4, in Palo Alto, according to a police...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Sep 5, 2015 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments | 2634 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A different kind of justice

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Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Liz, on Sep 5, 2015 at 8:31 am | 9 comments | 7454 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When dogs bite

Muffin got lucky the day a large labradoodle attacked him and his owner during a walk in their Crescent Park neighborhood....

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Walk with a stun gun, on Sep 5, 2015 at 6:49 am | 56 comments | 7248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two San Jose men arrested in connection with theft

An alert resident's report of two men lurking around vehicles in the Barron Park neighborhood on Wednesday led to the arrest...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Frank, on Sep 4, 2015 at 9:25 pm | 3 comments | 2952 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No quick fixes for Palo Alto's new 'parkland'

What was once a quarry that few in Palo Alto knew existed is now a quandary at the center of the city's debate about future...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 4, 2015 at 9:24 pm | 13 comments | 5114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bikes on the California Avenue underpass

I am concerned about people riding their bikes on the underpass that goes under the rail tracks at the California Avenue...

Original post made by Graciela Spivak on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Sep 4, 2015 at 8:56 pm | 37 comments | 1629 Views

RESTAURANTS

The final course

Food critic Sheila Himmel bids the Midpeninsula goodbye, fondly remembering her favorite eateries. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Regrettable, on Sep 4, 2015 at 7:48 pm | 4 comments | 3408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrans offers $25K prize for ideas to improve transportation

Caltrans is giving Californians an opportunity to earn $25,000 in exchange for submitting the most innovative idea to improve...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by R Wray, on Sep 4, 2015 at 6:59 pm | 5 comments | 2039 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents sue Palo Alto over closure approval

Residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park have filed a lawsuit against Palo Alto, challenging the city's decision in...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Ellen Gold, on Sep 4, 2015 at 4:01 pm | 77 comments | 8857 Views

SPORTS

It's a makeover for Stanford defense with nine new starters

Fifth-year senior cornerback Ronnie Harris will be one of nine new starters on defense when the 21st-ranked Stanford football...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by not interested, on Sep 4, 2015 at 3:03 pm | 3 comments | 2337 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Palo Alto High School's 86-year-old gym demolished

Palo Alto High School's "Big Gym," where NBA star Jeremy Lin played and famed wrestling brothers Dave and Mark Schultz grappled,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 4, 2015 at 6:22 am | 11 comments | 4553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recent home sales

A $30 million sale on Cowper Street in Palo Alto surpassed any other sale this week by a long, long way. Learn about this...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

Mountain View led the way in homes sales with 18 sales. Palo Alto was not far behind with 17 sales of its own. Read the rest...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1469 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

This week includes a Byxbee Park exploration with Ranger Rich Bicknell on Sept. 13; a tomato fest at Gamble Garden on Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Canopy coverage

Canopy staff and volunteers finish 2015's Young Tree Care Survey, and provide data to the City of Palo Alto. This year, 44...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3608 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supervisors approve funding for Bay Trail

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has awarded $1 million in Measure A funds to Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 3, 2015 at 8:53 pm | 21 comments | 3528 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stories from the Great Plains

Redwood City's Dragon Theatre is currently presenting a compelling version of "The Voice of the Prairie," a play by John...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Janette, on Sep 3, 2015 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 2804 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man steals woman's cellphone in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly stole a woman's cellphone out of the hand of a teenage girl who had...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by suspicious, on Sep 3, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 3382 Views
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