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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: 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 Gethin, 0 hours ago | 8 comments | 2222 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas plans criticized over clashing styles

Hoping to accommodate Palo Alto's rapidly rising senior population, Avenidas is moving ahead with an ambitious plan to build...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by South of Page Mill, 1 minute ago | 32 comments | 3583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Conversation about race starts with events, book group

Vowing to change the nation's culture of racism by beginning locally, hundreds of Palo Alto residents gathered at the University...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by APriveledgedWhite, 1 minute ago | 9 comments | 1802 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: New stores to open at Town & Country Village

Fitness apparel store PrAna, upscale women's clothing boutique Joie and luxury cosmetics retailer Space NK prepare to move...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by Do the Market Research, 11 minutes ago | 6 comments | 1181 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Senior center expansion faces potentially turbulent parking challenge

Avenidas, the downtown Palo Alto senior-services center, has announced plans for a major expansion of its historic building...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Cheryl Lilienstein, 41 minutes ago | 10 comments | 1740 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When dogs bite

Muffin got lucky the day a large labradoodle attacked him and his owner during a walk in their Crescent Park neighborhood....

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by dog lover, 44 minutes ago | 44 comments | 3574 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Unfriendly skies

It doesn't take too many minutes of sitting in a backyard in Palo Alto or trying to sleep next to an open window to realize...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 1 hour ago | 73 comments | 4334 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to get people to switch off natural gas

Palo Alto's environmentalists cheered two years ago, when the city officially declared its electric portfolio "carbon neutral."...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, 1 hour ago | 67 comments | 4987 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto women arrested in connection with residential burglary

Two East Palo Alto women were arrested Thursday in connection with a residential burglary in Redwood City. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Sambone, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 1877 Views

AROUND TOWN

New local organization capitalizes on recycled water

When the time comes for lawn watering, why use water fresh from the tap when the option of recycled water is available? For...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Brenna Malmberg, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 2693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

At first Realtors were whispering, "Wow, there is nothing for sale." Now they are yelling. Since 2008, the Peninsula and...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Mystified, 3 hours ago | 4 comments | 1022 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In drought, Palo Alto reduces water use by 36 percent

With the hottest summer months at less than the halfway mark, Palo Alto is forging ahead toward meeting its state-mandated...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Back Off!, 3 hours ago | 44 comments | 3635 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA to work to reduce plane noise

Admitting that jet aircraft noise is a problem over Palo Alto and neighboring Bay Area cities, Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Darlene, 13 hours ago | 177 comments | 9296 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Demo Day for summer cohort at East Palo Alto's first accelerator on Aug 7!

Y Combinator, Seedcamp, Startupbootcamp, and now StreetCode Accelerator in East Palo Alto. Yup, it's finally happening: East...

Original post made by Michael on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 224 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bike thefts in Palo Alto spike, prompting warning from police

A spate of bicycle thefts occurred recently in Palo Alto, with 10 thefts in the span of a week, according to police reports. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by Paly Grad, 15 hours ago | 57 comments | 6068 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto streets to get more lighting

About 25 East Palo Alto streets will have improved safety after the East Palo Alto City Council voted to approve a new LED...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Mark Dinan, on Aug 2, 2015 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 1992 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How are the food pails working out for you?

Thought we needed a place to share our grievances about the new system which is going to cost us so much. ...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 2, 2015 at 9:08 am | 66 comments | 2591 Views

SPORTS

Injury knocks Serena out of Bank of the West Classic

World No. 1 and defending champion Serena Williams has been forced to withdraw from the 2015 Bank of the West Classic tennis...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Ronnyc, on Aug 1, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 1 comment | 654 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Mark Zuckerberg, wife to become first-time parents

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby girl, according to an announcement...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Also had miscarriages, on Aug 1, 2015 at 6:27 pm | 16 comments | 1736 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dr Rowen, viruses and ozone therapy v vaccines

Yes, ozone therapy is very effective against viruses and bacteria, such as measles, even ebola. Here is one of many interviews...

Original post made by Mom on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by A Jacks, on Aug 1, 2015 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments | 159 Views
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