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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto planning department sees senior-level shake-up

In the latest shake-up in Palo Alto's busy planning department, the city has hired a new assistant planning director and...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 12 minutes ago | 16 comments | 1713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone else smell foul odor 2-4am?

OK, so please don't laugh at my post, which is gonna be super easy to make fun of. Both my neighbor and I (and our wives)...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Terrence, 16 minutes ago | 9 comments | 264 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man punched, knocked unconscious in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are seeking witnesses to a battery that occurred in downtown Palo Alto last Thursday, July 17, when a man...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Terrence, 26 minutes ago | 44 comments | 4204 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Stanford student sentenced for 'cyber stalking'

A former Stanford University student was sentenced to four months in county jail after she pleaded no contest to hacking...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Town, 32 minutes ago | 18 comments | 5477 Views

AROUND TOWN

Claude Ezran withdraws from Palo Alto's council race

Claude Ezran, an early entrant to Palo Alto's suddenly crowded City Council race, said Tuesday that he has decided not to...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 1088 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto narrows focus in quest for wider sidewalks

After seeing their prior effort to encourage wider sidewalks fizzle in June, Palo Alto officials are now narrowing their...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Question, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 1964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

ACLU lawsuit affects school field trips

A pending lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union is having far-reaching effects on school field trips around California,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by Me, 1 hour ago | 64 comments | 3383 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

YMCA refuses to budge on Page Mill gym closure

A special meeting between leaders of the YMCA of Silicon Valley and members of the Page Mill YMCA branch to discuss staving...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by boscoli, 2 hours ago | 11 comments | 1347 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor Nancy Shepherd announces bid for reelection

Palo Alto Mayor Nancy Shepherd announced Wednesday that she plans to run for reelection in the City Council race this November,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 2 hours ago | 12 comments | 2196 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian aims to put county services within reach

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian has a plan to make social services more accessible to North County residents. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by BV333, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 139 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford announces members of sexual-assault task force

Stanford University today named a group of almost 20 students, faculty and staff who will make up a task force charged with...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, 5 hours ago | 7 comments | 1927 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Wayfinding' program to bring signs, monument, to City Hall

Visitors who have a hard time finding their way around Palo Alto City Hall will soon get plenty of help from the city, which...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Martin, 6 hours ago | 47 comments | 3181 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man alleges excessive force, civil rights violations by Palo Alto police

A Los Altos Hills man is charging that Palo Alto police officers used excessive force and violated his civil rights in connection...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by KP, 6 hours ago | 13 comments | 1811 Views

SPORTS

Gunn trio hopes to bring regional success to PA Oaks

This past high school season was a tough one for the Gunn baseball program, as the Titans won only twice during a 30-game...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Oaks Fan, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 46 Views

SPORTS

Stanford Athletics adds eight new members to Hall of Fame

Eight new members of the Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame will be inducted in October, adding to a long and distinguished...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 316 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Boyhood'

You've watched actors grow up on screen before, whether it be Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor or Jerry Mathers (as the Beaver). Read...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 49 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing Encampment Homer Street Underpass

The number of people seemingly living under the tracks at the Homer Street Underpass is growing. This is a school route...

Original post made by Mike on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 9 hours ago | 24 comments | 587 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sea Seelam Reddy, 15 hours ago | 300 comments | 115454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: MV man in FBI custody after skipping court date in MyRedBook case

The FBI has located the Mountain View man one of the alleged proprietors of a sex listings website who missed his scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2014
Last comment by all about taxes, 16 hours ago | 6 comments | 1889 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Slowed-down Stop Light at Embarcadero and Greer

I live off Embarcadero near Greer. A few months ago I noticed that the traffic was backing up at Greer and Embarcadero when...

Original post made by Local Resident on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Mom, 18 hours ago | 5 comments | 156 Views
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