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AROUND TOWN

Driver at fault in car-train accident

An accident between a commuter train and an SUV last Thursday could have resulted in catastrophe, but instead the out-of-town...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by notgonna provide, on Jan 27, 2017 at 10:55 am | 45 comments | 11395 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to weigh appeal of Hamilton Avenue project

Residents concerned about the modernist design and parking impacts of a proposed development on Hamilton Avenue in downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Don't forget Alma, on Sep 11, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 18 comments | 11385 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rejecting appeal, Palo Alto approves Corina Way home

Despite protests from area residents and land-use watchdogs, Palo Alto officials approved on Monday a two-story home on Corina...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Resident of Barron Park, on Mar 2, 2015 at 11:21 pm | 67 comments | 11382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New superintendent shares her history, plans

Although she's the U.S.-born daughter of a U.S.-born Air Force employee, Gloria Hernandez — the new superintendent of...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by been there, on Aug 26, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 8 comments | 11377 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dogwood thefts proliferate with spring bloom

Throughout the Bay Area at this time of year, gorgeously flowering dogwood trees become cash cows for some thieves. They...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by midtown journalist, on Apr 23, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 12 comments | 11377 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino property owners irked by plans for wider sidewalks

An effort by Palo Alto officials to encourage wider sidewalks and to set buildings farther back from El Camino Real is creating...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Driver Dan, on Apr 1, 2014 at 8:40 am | 57 comments | 11371 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South Palo Alto residents petition to secede

Citing years of neglect by their elected leaders, south Palo Alto residents have gathered enough signatures to put a referendum...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by OPar, on Apr 2, 2014 at 4:11 pm | 46 comments | 11365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Back Yard Smoke

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Original post made by Richard on Jun. 3, 2006
Last comment by Get a big fan, on Jun 21, 2014 at 6:45 am | 24 comments | 11361 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Character witnesses defend Brock Turner

Three character witnesses testifying Friday on behalf of former Stanford University student Brock Turner, who is on trial...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Number612, on Apr 3, 2016 at 4:36 pm | 26 comments | 11354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jeremy Lin attends Mitchell Park court christening

NBA standout Jeremy Lin was on the clock Monday afternoon as he faced off against a nervous-looking Palo Alto mayor in front...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Ty, on Sep 21, 2013 at 10:46 pm | 12 comments | 11352 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Near-death experiences...share your reactions & experiences

Remember the old joke about the man who was asked what he would do if he had only a year to live? He said he'd stay married...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by learned, on Jan 26, 2011 at 2:58 pm | 8 comments | 11351 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks a new vision for Fry's site

In an area marked by rapid change, rising rents and a flood of anxiety about growth and traffic, the 15-acre campus off El...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Nov 27, 2016 at 2:31 am | 85 comments | 11349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saving water and blooming all year round

Water-wise gardens, popular during the drought, do not have to be a colorless compromise, according to Roberta Barnes, who...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 11348 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to elect new mayor tonight

After a brief holiday respite, Palo Alto council members will usher in 2014 tonight when they choose their leader for the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Bad to the Bone, on Jan 12, 2014 at 4:08 pm | 12 comments | 11346 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neighborhood Watch Group

All, crime is getting out if hand in downtown- its not fun when each time my wife walks out at night, I have to remind her...

Original post made by Rational on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 18, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 9 comments | 11346 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'John Carter'

In dire need of a cinematic sugar rush? Look no farther than Disney's blockbuster offering "John Carter," a fantasy extravaganza...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nike Zoom Kobe 7, on Apr 12, 2012 at 1:49 am | 2 comments | 11343 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New suit claims high-speed-rail officials 'misled' public

Just weeks after California's high-speed rail project withstood a court challenge from a group of Peninsula cities, the agency...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 25, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 36 comments | 11339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police investigate pedestrian fatality

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Saturday morning, July 23, leading to an investigation by Palo Alto police,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Confused, on Jul 26, 2016 at 11:04 pm | 52 comments | 11338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cool, calm and collected

During the winter months, Zack Herlick's koi fish slowly mill around near the bottom of his ponds. Bald cypress trees stand...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Pond Repair, on Apr 27, 2016 at 11:52 pm | 4 comments | 11337 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men break into Palo Alto home

Three men, two of them wearing masks and armed with a knife and a gun, forced their way into a Palo Alto home Sunday night...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by pares, on Aug 4, 2015 at 5:04 pm | 22 comments | 11329 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

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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