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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City hopes to preserve Palo Alto Square theater

Two efforts -- one relying on grassroots democracy and the other rooted in the zoning code -- have emerged to try to save...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 2, 2016 at 10:13 am | 41 comments | 10477 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto school trustee Melissa Baten Caswell to run for re-election

Melissa Baten Caswell, who has served as a member of the Palo Alto Board of Education for nearly a decade, announced Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by when you do the math, on Aug 2, 2016 at 10:04 am | 30 comments | 4847 Views

SPORTS

East Palo Alto's McGee places second in shot put at national meet

==BI Of local note == East Palo Alto Greyhounds Leilani McGee placed second nationally in the 8U girls shot put at the USATF...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Sports spectator, on Aug 2, 2016 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 1981 Views

SPORTS

Bill Green was more than just a remarkable sprinter

Bill Green's life went by just too fast, nearly as quick as he was at Cubberley High when he blazed to a reputation as one...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Dwayne Green, on Aug 2, 2016 at 4:59 am | 14 comments | 13472 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain swaps out old cars for larger ones to avoid overcrowding

Starting today, Caltrain will be replacing some of its trains with larger trains capable of accommodating more passengers,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Martin Sommer, on Aug 2, 2016 at 4:43 am | 16 comments | 5654 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cinemark to close Palo Alto Square theater

Another cultural treasure in Palo Alto will flicker out of existence in August, when CinéArts at Palo Alto Square shuts...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Aug 1, 2016 at 10:45 pm | 82 comments | 17786 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Exacting Smelly Revenge on a Package Thief

Great idea! From SFGate: "After installing cameras around their property, one resident devised a crafty, though smelly,...

Original post made by love it! on Aug. 1, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bro will be swimming in Rio with more than a medal at stake

Stanford sophomore Brickelle Bro's journey began with a scrapbook. It continues with her second trip to the Paralympics and...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Cali1967, on Aug 1, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 2897 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tesla acquires SolarCity for $2.6 billion

Tesla, Inc. has reached a deal to acquire solar-energy company, SolarCity Corp., the electric-car maker announced Monday,...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Bad News, on Aug 1, 2016 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 4012 Views

AROUND TOWN

Digging in

In an age when faster is better and attention spans are shortening, when people are hustling and smartphones demand quicker...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Catherine Bourquin, on Aug 1, 2016 at 3:47 pm | 3 comments | 3095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth Inpatient Mental Health Care Just Opened in Santa Clara County

Inpatient psychiatric care is now available in Santa Clara County for the first time in over twenty years. San Jose Behavioral...

Original post made by Sarah1000 on Jul. 30, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Aug 1, 2016 at 12:07 pm | 5 comments | 672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three arrested following Mountain View home-invasion robbery

Mountain View police and a regional law enforcement agency arrested three suspects on Wednesday in connection to an armed...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by juan olive, on Aug 1, 2016 at 10:31 am | 3 comments | 5080 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to hike fees for developers raises concerns

A proposal in Palo Alto to sharply spike the fees that developers would have to pay to support affordable housing faced significant...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 31, 2016 at 9:07 pm | 24 comments | 4009 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing eyed at Page Mill and El Camino

After seeing its initial bid rebuffed by Palo Alto officials, the development team looking to construct a four-story building...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Zoning Changes, on Jul 31, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 52 comments | 8376 Views

BOOKS

Book Talk

Palo Alto High School graduate releases a collection of short stories about life and love, Harry Potter fans celebrate release...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Sue Rubenstein DeMasi, on Jul 31, 2016 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 1743 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate pool grows in Palo Alto council race

The pool of candidates for Palo Alto's City Council race may soon widen, with seven residents recently pulling candidacy...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by RoleCall, on Jul 30, 2016 at 8:17 pm | 49 comments | 4834 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spate of burglaries hits south Palo Alto

The face of a suspected burglar was captured on video after a home surveillance system recorded a brazen theft from a south...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2016
Last comment by SouthPaloAltan, on Jul 30, 2016 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 989 Views

SPORTS

For ex-Stanford player Markisha Coleman, basketball is still central

Markisha Coleman remains immersed in basketball, as a player, a coach, a mentor and volunteer. Playing in the San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2016
Last comment by André Rivers, on Jul 30, 2016 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 2219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Off Deadline: Journalism teacher takes aim at critical thinking, internationally

Esther Wojcicki — "Woj" to her friends and the Palo Alto High School (Paly) journalism and English students she has...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Jul 29, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 16 comments | 6194 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Postcard from the Democratic National Convention

Joining Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders, First Lady Michelle Obama and about 4,700 delegates at the Democratic National...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Back to Square One?, on Jul 29, 2016 at 6:22 pm | 9 comments | 2400 Views
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