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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police make large fireworks bust days before July 4 celebration

More than $12,000 in illegal fireworks and explosive devices were seized on Thursday when authorities searched an East Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by dangerous stuff, 0 hours ago | 2 comments | 210 Views

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 Apple, 7 minutes ago | 13 comments | 195 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elderly woman crashes car into Midtown Shopping Center

An elderly woman was shaken up after driving into two building posts of a Palo Alto shopping plaza and grazing the building...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by musical, 32 minutes ago | 3 comments | 691 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 PeterCaoCorn, 33 minutes ago | 10 comments | 1797 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 Marie, 39 minutes ago | 8 comments | 1173 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 Recall Persky, 1 hour ago | 8 comments | 1626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike, pedestrian study focuses on El Camino Real

Among cities that contain some part of the 43 miles of El Camino Real, two of them -- Palo Alto and Redwood City -- have...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Marcie Bentley, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 820 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 Steven Rosenberg, 2 hours ago | 35 comments | 4587 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?, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 1292 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, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 812 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, 8 hours ago | 26 comments | 2046 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, 13 hours ago | 45 comments | 1195 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, 17 hours ago | 55 comments | 3740 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, 17 hours ago | 6 comments | 11324 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, 19 hours ago | 4 comments | 2136 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, 23 hours ago | 75 comments | 2618 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, on Jun 29, 2016 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 350 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 | 2507 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 | 3314 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 | 5767 Views
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