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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 Marlene Dietrich, 45 minutes ago | 5 comments | 1191 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 Harry Merkin, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 183 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 Doug, 1 hour ago | 8 comments | 1210 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 A Semi-Nut House Regular, 1 hour ago | 17 comments | 3190 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, 1 hour ago | 34 comments | 3479 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 resident, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 711 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, 3 hours ago | 5 comments | 1809 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 PAPD: Can you do something NOW?, 3 hours ago | 18 comments | 5403 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 Scotty the Boot, 4 hours ago | 42 comments | 6317 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, 6 hours ago | 7 comments | 2165 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, 12 hours ago | 93 comments | 7825 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?, 12 hours ago | 11 comments | 3539 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?, 17 hours ago | 3 comments | 2350 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, 18 hours ago | 7 comments | 321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lyft to open Palo Alto research center for self-driving cars

Palo Alto's Stanford Research Park will soon be home to another company pursuing the Holy Grail of the auto industry: self-driving...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by Steve Dabrowski, 20 hours ago | 8 comments | 3785 Views

RESTAURANTS

Woodside: Long-awaited Village Bakery & Cafe opens

A new spot for dinner and drinks in Woodside, The Village Bakery & Cafe, is set to open its doors Monday, July 24. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Irene Templeton, 23 hours ago | 2 comments | 700 Views

SPORTS

Junior Olympic water polo: Three Stanford teams in title hunt

Three Stanford water polo club teams remain in the hunt for a Junior Olympic boys title, at three different age levels and...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 25, 2017 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 644 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Music teacher suspected of sexually abusing student

A music teacher suspected of sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl at an after-school program in Palo Alto has been arrested,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by Barbara, on Jul 25, 2017 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 4725 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New charging stations on the way for four Palo Alto garages

Drivers who charge their electric vehicles at Palo Alto's public garages will soon have more stations at their disposal....

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2017
Last comment by Well, on Jul 25, 2017 at 12:13 pm | 11 comments | 1792 Views

SPORTS

Stanford 16U water polo on verge of JO national title repeat

The top-seeded Stanford A 16U water polo club team beat San Diego Shores A, 9-3, Monday to move a step closer to repeating...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by Barb C, on Jul 25, 2017 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 511 Views
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