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Police investigate pedestrian fatality

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Saturday morning, July 23, leading to an investigation by Palo Alto police,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 2 minutes ago | 33 comments | 7129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District deploys specialists for Common Core transition

As new Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards materials, practices and assessments continue to...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Lyft Estimator, 2 hours ago | 15 comments | 5438 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Visa to open new campus in Palo Alto

Credit card company Visa Inc. plans to open a new facility in Palo Alto's California Avenue Business District in November,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Anne, 3 hours ago | 8 comments | 2070 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Facebook's big expansion

A diverse parade of nonprofit, union and civic leaders turned out Tuesday night to a meeting of the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Mark, 4 hours ago | 17 comments | 2137 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto parents ask public's help to find missing son

The parents of a Palo Alto man who vanished 11 days ago are seeking the public's help to find their son, 30-year-old Andrew...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, 6 hours ago | 15 comments | 17249 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing eyed at Page Mill and El Camino corner

After seeing its initial bid rebuffed by Palo Alto officials, the development team looking to construct a four-story building...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by CM, 6 hours ago | 42 comments | 5756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Off Deadline: Journalism teacher takes aim at critical thinking, internationally

Esther Wojcicki — "Woj" to her friends and the Palo Alto High School (Paly) journalism and English students she has...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Robert Bernard Sawyer, 6 hours ago | 13 comments | 3485 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cinemark to close Palo Alto Square theater

Another cultural treasure in Palo Alto will flicker out of existence in August, when CinéArts at Palo Alto Square shuts...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Arthur Keller, 8 hours ago | 69 comments | 11090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CDC releases early findings from youth suicide study

Preliminary findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's epidemiological investigation into youth suicides...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by anne, 9 hours ago | 6 comments | 279 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What to expect when Google Fiber comes to town

Google Fiber has been hailed by many observers as a much-needed shake-up for the local telecommunications market. But to...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Google ain't coming to Palo Alto, 11 hours ago | 38 comments | 7353 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA seeks to reassure critics of bus-only lanes

With plans for a greatly expanded bus service on El Camino Real speeding toward a decision, several cities along the prominent...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 14 hours ago | 35 comments | 4179 Views

SPORTS

Stanford club teams in line for JO national water polo titles

It might be a little tough for fans of the Stanford water polo club boys 14U teams to catch both teams in action on Monday...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Alan, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 1421 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Seniors oppose 'ugly, depressing' new colors at apartments

More than 25 seniors and disabled residents have launched a petition against a new color scheme at their apartment building,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Uschi, 15 hours ago | 41 comments | 7176 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Uber driver arrested for alleged sexual assault

East Palo Alto police have arrested an Uber driver for sexually allegedly assaulting his passenger after an incident that...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Coach, 16 hours ago | 2 comments | 6795 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Foothills fire station debate reignites

For the past three decades, the seasonal fire station at Foothills Park has served as an insurance policy of sorts for the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Taxpayer, 18 hours ago | 33 comments | 4156 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 jj, on Jul 24, 2016 at 9:32 pm | 9 comments | 2386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Restaurants

<B>Ambiance Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/22/restaurants posted Friday, July 22,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Yuck, on Jul 24, 2016 at 6:26 pm | 4 comments | 404 Views

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Food & Drink

<B>Bagels Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/22/food--drink posted Friday, July 22,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Yuck, on Jul 24, 2016 at 6:22 pm | 4 comments | 367 Views

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Fun Stuff

<B>Nightlife Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/22/fun-stuff posted Friday, July 22,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Wilted Leaves, on Jul 24, 2016 at 5:47 pm | 3 comments | 242 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Outage left nearly 5,000 customers without power

An early morning power blackout struck thousands of Palo Alto residents on Saturday and lasted several hours, a Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Engineer, on Jul 24, 2016 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 1519 Views
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