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Planning commission unanimously recommends office-cap extension

The Palo Alto Planning and Transportation Commission supported the city staff's recommendation to extend the 50,000 square...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Just a thought, 35 minutes ago | 16 comments | 1058 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Regional plans for major housing growth up for approval

Elected officials from all nine Bay Area counties are set to vote this week on a road map for sustainable growth in the region...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by Al, 1 hour ago | 15 comments | 1775 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's brick-and-mortar retailers face steep challenges

Downtown Palo Alto stores are struggling with high costs, difficulties in finding employees who will work for minimum or...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Quon Lee, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 1711 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City eyes higher fees for companies renting public parks

Two months after Palantir sparked uproar among residents for taking over a Cubberley Community Center field for a private...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, 3 hours ago | 19 comments | 1502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City cracks down on tenants at First Baptist

After more than two years of providing counseling to Palo Alto teenagers dealing with mental health issues out of an office...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Resident, 4 hours ago | 68 comments | 6760 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver of a while Model X 60D near W. Charleston?

Dear Community, Last Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at around 8:00 pm, I was riding my bicycle home southbound along the 400...

Original post made by Oliver Burke on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by Compass, 7 hours ago | 5 comments | 308 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission: Move quickly on new dog park

Palo Alto Parks and Recreation commissioners support building a new dog park at Peers Park in the north part of town, urging...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by Loving dog owner, 8 hours ago | 23 comments | 1904 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man gets jail in East Palo Alto cockfighting case

An East Palo Alto man who faced charges in one of San Mateo County's largest cockfighting cases in history pleaded guilty...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Jason, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 744 Views

MOVIES

Shop Talk: Nut House's future; Facebook's mobile market

In this week's retail news, the future of Antonio's Nut House remains uncertain, Facebook will debut its farmers market on...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Mark Silverman, 11 hours ago | 21 comments | 3526 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash into big-rig, car sends man, woman to hospital

A man and a woman were rescued from a sedan that crashed into a parked big-rig and another car in Palo Alto on Saturday night,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2017
Last comment by Long Time Residents, on Jul 26, 2017 at 7:35 pm | 20 comments | 5839 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man reports assault, robbery along Oregon Expressway

A man has reported to police that he was punched, kicked and robbed in Palo Alto on Monday, July 10, after experiencing car...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by Huh!, on Jul 26, 2017 at 7:03 pm | 5 comments | 1827 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford buys homes in College Terrace, raising questions

In order to meet the housing needs of its faculty, Stanford University has stepped up buying single-family homes throughout...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Lalo, on Jul 26, 2017 at 6:03 pm | 44 comments | 6650 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police warn of telephone scam demanding ransom

A virtual kidnapping scam involving a demand for ransom in exchange for a loved one's release reported across the country...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by folks, on Jul 26, 2017 at 4:45 pm | 8 comments | 1951 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New affordable-housing project proposed in Ventura

After meeting community opposition in its most recent bid to build an affordable-housing complex in its home town, the nonprofit...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 26, 2017 at 11:54 am | 34 comments | 3699 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto considers extending office cap

Palo Alto's planning commission will consider this week whether to extend the annual limit on office development cap that...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2017
Last comment by Mark weiss, on Jul 26, 2017 at 10:31 am | 5 comments | 2472 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged for fatal East Palo Alto collision

A 27-year-old man has been charged in a collision that killed a father of five in East Palo Alto last month, according to...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by JackFruit, on Jul 26, 2017 at 7:16 am | 7 comments | 2657 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Music school faces possible shut-down

For more than a decade, the New Mozart School of Music has helped to Palo Alto's aspiring pianists unleash their inner Wolfgang...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 26, 2017 at 1:20 am | 93 comments | 7871 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Garage fire causes roughly $500K in damage

Firefighters quickly extinguished a garage fire in the Old Palo Alto neighborhood on Sunday night that left an estimated...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by cause?, on Jul 26, 2017 at 1:01 am | 11 comments | 3677 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Three men nabbed after allegedly stealing 12 drones

An off-duty Palo Alto police officer helped nab three thieves who allegedly tried to steal 12 drone aircraft from Fry's Electronics...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by why?, on Jul 25, 2017 at 8:42 pm | 3 comments | 2362 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Where would you go?

If you wanted to move somewhere that offers a comparable lifestyle to the way Palo Alto *used* to be, where would you go...

Original post made by Abitarian on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by SLO Guy, on Jul 25, 2017 at 7:14 pm | 7 comments | 358 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 31

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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