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AROUND TOWN

Stories from the Great Plains

Redwood City's Dragon Theatre is currently presenting a compelling version of "The Voice of the Prairie," a play by John...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Janette, 15 minutes ago | 1 comment | 1031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Eshoo's big challenge

It is rare for a member of Congress to become a lightning rod for complaints about the local impacts of a federal agency's...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by musical, 23 minutes ago | 147 comments | 4790 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man steals woman's cellphone in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly stole a woman's cellphone out of the hand of a teenage girl who had...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by suspicious, 31 minutes ago | 1 comment | 329 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bikes on the California Avenue underpass

I am concerned about people riding their bikes on the underpass that goes under the rail tracks at the California Avenue...

Original post made by Graciela Spivak on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by peddle, 40 minutes ago | 24 comments | 655 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A groundling's lament; and call to action

This summer I became a reluctant advocate for quiet skies. I say reluctant because I am a teacher-librarian, not a rabble-rouser....

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 45 minutes ago | 255 comments | 6609 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supervisors approve funding for Bay Trail

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has awarded $1 million in Measure A funds to Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by musical, 56 minutes ago | 20 comments | 1849 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Palo Alto man arrested for attempted robbery, fighting officers

A Palo Alto man who allegedly tried to swipe a duffle bag from a resident of a Middlefield Road apartment complex was arrested...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by musical, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 608 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Owner rejects nonprofit's offer to buy Palo Alto mobile-home park

The owner of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park has broken off negotiations with Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian and...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Robert Smith, 1 hour ago | 106 comments | 6853 Views

AROUND TOWN

New transportation vision targets congestion, parking

From congested roads to inadequate parking, transportation problems have been driving most of the debates at City Hall over...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Douglas Moran, 1 hour ago | 11 comments | 1011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family circus

Inspired by Anton Chekhov's classic dramas, Donald Margulies' 2014 play "The Country House" brings comedy to family dysfunction,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Edward Syrett, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 177 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Palo Alto High School's 86-year-old gym demolished

Palo Alto High School's "Big Gym," where NBA star Jeremy Lin played and famed wrestling brothers Dave and Mark Schultz grappled,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, 1 hour ago | 7 comments | 1461 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police, school district review policies for school resource officers

Palo Alto police and school officials are looking to revise their procedures for police officers' conduct on campuses in...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 629 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain begins fencing improvements

Caltrain began removing vegetation Tuesday along the rail corridor in Palo Alto as part of a suicide prevention program approved...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Another dad, 2 hours ago | 19 comments | 2513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Man nabbed in San Jose after car pursuit in Palo Alto

A truck driver who police said almost ran over an officer in Palo Alto last Thursday night before speeding away through the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 1530 Views

RESTAURANTS

Where to savor the end of summer

Summer is drawing to a close, but chances are the warm weather plans to stick around for another month of comfortable outdoor...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, 4 hours ago | 4 comments | 2624 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Snacks with purpose

Mountain View resident Andy Kavanagh is the creator of Cub Snacks: healthy, kid-friendly cooking projects delivered once...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Inigo Canales, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 1844 Views

AROUND TOWN

Street Flooding On Edgewwod Near Channinng

What's going on with the street flooding on Edgewood near Channing? Was there a water main break? Has it been gotten under...

Original post made by Hmmm on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 98 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrans offers $25K prize for ideas to improve transportation

Caltrans is giving Californians an opportunity to earn $25,000 in exchange for submitting the most innovative idea to improve...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Cooperate--Break down the agency silos., 6 hours ago | 3 comments | 568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Little enthusiasm for El Camino bus plan

A proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real is facing a new round of skepticism. On Wednesday, representatives...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by El Camino Reality, 7 hours ago | 42 comments | 2101 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's happening here?

Birch Plaza, a 25,000-square-foot office and apartment development, at 305 Grant Ave., Palo Alto, is expected to open at...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Correction, 7 hours ago | 11 comments | 1792 Views
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