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AROUND TOWN

Back to basic on low income housing options

Can someone please explain why it is better and fairer to spend the available public funds to acquire an existing trailer...

Original post made by thoughtful gathering place on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by thoughtful gathering place, 4 minutes ago | 7 comments | 114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes new ways to manage storm water

For decades, Palo Alto's storm drains have functioned like hidden highways, ferrying water away from local streets and into...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by nat, 6 minutes ago | 4 comments | 714 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Stanford anesthesia tech gets year in jail for molesting patients

A former anesthesia technician at Stanford Hospital was sentenced to a year in jail Wednesday after pleading no contest to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Informed, 21 minutes ago | 4 comments | 1112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Palo Alto Community Fund awards $385K in grants to local nonprofits

Over $385,000 in grants was awarded to 42 nonprofit organizations in the greater Palo Alto area by the Palo Alto Community...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Better than Nothing?, 42 minutes ago | 2 comments | 1257 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell housing development wins approval

A former orchard on Maybell Avenue that three years ago was at the center of a citizen revolt in Palo Alto will soon be the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, 1 hour ago | 34 comments | 4210 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assault survivors, supporters submit 200K more signatures seeking Brock Turner judge's removal

A group of women's advocates and assault survivors gave a judicial agency in San Francisco 200,000 more signatures Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Caitlin, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 1631 Views

MOVIES

Ledecky, DiRado qualify for second finals of Olympic Trials

==BI Update: == Stanford grad Maya DiRado and incoming Cardinal freshman Katie Ledecky each won their respective races Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by julie armitano, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide "musical" an insensitive and incorrect protrayal

Original post made by Two anonymous Gunn students on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Check your privilege, 4 hours ago | 26 comments | 2030 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Extreme Airplane Noise

The level of airplane noise was truly excessive tonight. In the hour from 10-11pm, I counted more than 20 extremely loud...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by NotAYuppy, 10 hours ago | 45 comments | 1186 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council backs plan to preserve Buena Vista

An effort to save Palo Alto's only mobile-home park from redevelopment took a critical step forward Monday night, when the...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 13 hours ago | 55 comments | 3710 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal judge throws out Vi at Palo Alto lawsuit

Residents of the Palo Alto senior community Vi saw their class-action lawsuit against its company dismissed by a federal...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Felice, 13 hours ago | 6 comments | 11316 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Davante Adams completes a football circle

When Tony Kelly became a receivers coach for the Palo Alto High School football team in 2010, Davante Adams was known more...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Midtown Mom, 16 hours ago | 4 comments | 2082 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Interfaith coalition urges city to push for fossil fuel divestment

In 2007, an Interfaith Climate Convocation drew 150 to Congregation Kol Emeth. Peninsula Interfaith Climate Action (PICA)...

Original post made by Rev. Eileen Altman and Katia Reeves on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 19 hours ago | 75 comments | 2615 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Community Notebook: In Deep Radio to discuss Brock Turner case at Kepler's Books

In Deep Radio, a weekly news program hosted by Bay Area journalist Angie Coiro, will tackle in a live show Wednesday the...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by @Actual lies, 23 hours ago | 4 comments | 347 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FAA approves Surf Air route to take planes over Bay

Commuter airline Surf Air has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to start flying a new approach...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Jim G., on Jun 29, 2016 at 11:58 am | 18 comments | 2485 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Body of local man recovered from Clear Lake

Authorities have recovered the body of a Palo Alto man who had reportedly fallen into the lake at Clear Lake State Park Marina...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 29, 2016 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 3149 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Testing finds TCE under some College Terrace homes

A cancer-causing chemical found at Stanford's University Terrace housing development, which officials claim has not spread...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by college terrace resident, on Jun 29, 2016 at 7:31 am | 6 comments | 5524 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Correct me if I'm wrong

To: The Palo Alto City Council Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/06/24/guest-opinion-correct-me-if-im-wrong...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 28, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 15 comments | 3165 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FAA, elected officials hear complaints of aircraft noise

The Federal Aviation Administration got an earful in Redwood City on June 15, having completed a study of noise complaints...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Correction, on Jun 28, 2016 at 8:41 pm | 4 comments | 1686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Survey of voters reveals support for recall of Brock Turner judge

A new poll about the potential recall of Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky -- whose June 2 sentence of former Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by MOM2, on Jun 28, 2016 at 7:25 pm | 12 comments | 4679 Views
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