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AROUND TOWN

Gunn sending 24 student-athletes to the next level

From basketball to swimming, find out which colleges two-dozen Gunn High student-athletes will be attending this fall. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 11, 2019 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 1475 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge denies bail to man arrested after 29-hour standoff

Saying he posed a public danger, a county Superior Court judge on Wednesday refused to grant bail to Adam Allen Smith, a...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by eileen , on Aug 11, 2019 at 3:58 pm | 4 comments | 3011 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto veers away from lawsuit against Federal Aviation Administration

Despite rising community frustrations about airplane noise, the Palo Alto City Council decided Monday night not to launch...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 11, 2019 at 11:23 am | 124 comments | 5943 Views

AROUND TOWN

Black and White Ball returns with a bang

After a seven-year hiatus, the Black and White Ball is back. First held in 1987 as the key fundraising event for the Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2019
Last comment by Social Stratification 101, on Aug 10, 2019 at 5:52 pm | 19 comments | 4006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest peeping Tom who lurked at Palo Alto apartment complex

A man was arrested Wednesday for alleged peeping and lewd conduct at an apartment complex in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by TD, on Aug 9, 2019 at 8:49 pm | 7 comments | 2939 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community activist Stephanie Munoz dies at 86

Stephanie Munoz, one of Palo Alto's staunchest and most passionate advocates for the less fortunate, died on Aug. 1, city...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 9, 2019 at 5:17 pm | 1 comment | 1471 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New rules could force hospitals to publish prices negotiated with insurers

Federal regulators want to give patients a clearer picture of what they will spend during a hospital visit, with a more accurate...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 9, 2019 at 1:25 pm | 4 comments | 1736 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Village People' prepare to close up shop

Village Stationers, a family-owned stationery store with locations in Menlo Park and Los Altos, will be closing its doors...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by Don, on Aug 9, 2019 at 9:45 am | 12 comments | 2782 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Customers follow their noses to Michoacán Market's charcoal-grilled chicken

When Janet and Ruben Robles first started cooking whole chickens to bring in more business to their Menlo Park market, they...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2019
Last comment by Crispy Skin, on Aug 8, 2019 at 5:18 pm | 11 comments | 2627 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto celebrates second annual National Night Out

More than 300 community members attended National Night Out outside Palo Alto police headquarters on Tuesday for an evening...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2019
Last comment by Not Naive, on Aug 8, 2019 at 12:51 pm | 7 comments | 1939 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Proposed 2020 Bay Road development would be East Palo Alto's largest office compound

East Palo Alto's proposed commercial mega-development at 2020 Bay Road could fund hundreds of new affordable-housing units,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 8, 2019 at 8:01 am | 13 comments | 4428 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto treads cautiously on expanding Foothills Park access

A fresh effort to expand access to Foothills Park is reopening an old debate, with some residents saying that it's time let...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 8, 2019 at 7:40 am | 104 comments | 8205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Temporary bathroom eyed for Pardee Park; Environmental organizations win grants

In the latest Around Town column, Pardee Park may soon see a temporary bathroom that is "significantly nicer than a port-a-potty"...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2019
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Aug 8, 2019 at 12:00 am | 14 comments | 2423 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

20,000 businesses in Palo Alto — or 3,000? Consultant didn't find the other 17,000

Despite vowing to reform its beleaguered business-registry program and hiring a consultant to lead the effort last year,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 7, 2019 at 7:27 pm | 28 comments | 6705 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man arrested after 29-hour standoff had illegal high-capacity magazine in his gun

The man whose 29-hour standoff with the police transformed a quiet block of Charleston Meadows into a hive of police activity...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2019
Last comment by zap, on Aug 7, 2019 at 7:23 pm | 29 comments | 5950 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Redevelopment of Compadres site wins final approval

A proposal to build a mixed-use development with 17 condominiums at the site of the former Compadres restaurant received...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 7, 2019 at 8:23 am | 2 comments | 2770 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Art Center Foundation aims for more funding, engagement

Known for popular art classes and funky exhibits featuring glass pumpkins and willow huts, the Palo Alto Art Center is now...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2019
Last comment by Kate, on Aug 7, 2019 at 12:35 am | 5 comments | 2578 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto, East Palo Alto neighborhoods gear up for National Night Out

Neighborhoods throughout both Palo Alto and East Palo Alto are preparing for National Night Out, an annual event to improve...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2019
Last comment by Ventura Resident, on Aug 6, 2019 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 3183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Florida man sentenced for mailing explosives to political figures

A Florida man was handed a 20-year sentence Monday after he pleaded guilty in March to 65 felonies for mailing 16 explosive...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2019
Last comment by Australian Rules Football, on Aug 6, 2019 at 2:57 pm | 7 comments | 1399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Religious leaders, community members hold vigil to protest treatment of migrants in detention

A little before noon, a small crowd starts to gather at the intersection of El Camino Real and Page Mill Road. The group...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 6, 2019 at 8:49 am | 19 comments | 2890 Views
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