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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury convicts 'Sunny Day' defendant for 2012 murder

A Menlo Park man who was part of the 2014 "Sunny Day" gang arrests] in San Mateo County was convicted of murder and special...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Someone Has 2 Stand Up, on Sep 1, 2017 at 10:12 pm | 1 comment | 11961 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County launches new immigrant support network

Santa Clara County officials announced the launch of a new network Wednesday that provides support services for undocumented...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by North//East, on Sep 1, 2017 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 1225 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

El Camino plan offers hope to Palo Alto's housing advocates

With a mix of hope and anxiety, the Palo Alto City Council welcomed on Monday a proposal to bring 61 units of affordable...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by hope this helps, on Sep 1, 2017 at 4:16 pm | 37 comments | 4122 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn principal aims to provide steady leadership for school in transition

Gunn High School's new principal, Kathie Laurence, doesn't see herself as a hard-charging catalyst. With 22 years under her...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2017
Last comment by lol, on Sep 1, 2017 at 3:06 pm | 21 comments | 4760 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

100+ room hotel at Stanford Shopping Center?

A 100-plus room hotel is part of a major expansion plan for the Stanford Shopping Center, most likely situated along El Camino...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
There are no comments yet. 4429 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters fundraising relay may delay El Camino traffic

Traffic crossing El Camino Real may be delayed during the day on Thursday as Peninsula firefighters participate in a relay...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 1, 2017 at 1:37 pm | 4 comments | 1151 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Law professors voice opposition to Persky recall

More than 90 law professors from throughout California, including 29 from Stanford University, signed a letter this week...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Sep 1, 2017 at 11:34 am | 59 comments | 4394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Music school moving to College Terrace Centre

A Palo Alto music school forced out of a church after city officials found its classes are a zoning violation has found a...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Scotty the Boot, on Sep 1, 2017 at 11:19 am | 7 comments | 2686 Views

SPORTS

Returning Olympians give USA women boost in Volleyball Cup

Bolstered by the return of several Olympic players, the U.S. women's national volleyball team opened the USA Volleyball Cup...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by buddy-seth cruise, on Sep 1, 2017 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 740 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge tentatively rules against Persky

The group working to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky won a legal victory on Monday afternoon, when a retired...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2017
Last comment by Rape culture redux, on Sep 1, 2017 at 2:09 am | 20 comments | 2850 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A Palo Alto son asks: 'Would I raise a family here?'

In June of this year, both my body and mind were in strange places. My body, in Thailand: racing through bustling Bangkok...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Poor Kid, on Aug 31, 2017 at 9:39 pm | 162 comments | 15555 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rodent control. Anyone else having issues?

We have a fair number of trees and a bird feeder. We like wildlife and are happy to see birds and squirrels in the yard....

Original post made by Withheld on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Aug 31, 2017 at 3:49 pm | 8 comments | 916 Views

MOVIES

Gibbs tops Ahn in a battle of former Stanford teammates

==BI Of local note== It was a showdown between former Stanford teammates at the USTA Player Development Women's $50,000...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2217 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Plotted collision leads to strong-arm robbery

A woman was targeted in a strong-arm robbery Monday morning, when two people followed her, purposely collided into her car...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Mark Silverman, on Aug 31, 2017 at 11:37 am | 6 comments | 3493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Around Town: sister act; schools go solar

In this week's Around Town column, Palo Alto gains another sister city in Heidelberg, Germany and the Palo Alto Unified is...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2017
Last comment by BP, on Aug 30, 2017 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 2210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, superintendent face breakdown in trust

Festering teacher concerns in the Ravenswood City School District came to a head last week when the teachers union announced...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Williams act, on Aug 30, 2017 at 11:41 am | 49 comments | 5609 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: anti-idling ordinance; prohibiting marijuana dispensaries

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Aug. 28. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/08/25/public-agenda-anti-idling-ordinance-proh...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Aug 30, 2017 at 7:42 am | 15 comments | 1453 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford's 'Middle Plaza' clears penultimate hurdle

Stanford's proposed 429,739 square-foot development on an 8.4-acre site stretching along El Camino Real in Menlo Park passed...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Aug 29, 2017 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 1507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are you a hoarder or clutterer?

Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/09/05/are-you-a-hoarder-or-clutterer posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 29, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 1126 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man seriously injured from 30-foot fall into creek bed

An elderly man suffered serious injuries after he fell 30 feet down into a dry creek bed along the San Francisquito Creek...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2017
Last comment by Midtown guy, on Aug 29, 2017 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 3406 Views
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