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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 Steve Ly, 7 minutes ago | 36 comments | 4184 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 sunshine, 35 minutes ago | 36 comments | 7722 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 please stick to the facts, 35 minutes ago | 7 comments | 292 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto runs out of water, development on hold

Hundreds of units of affordable housing and millions of square feet of commercial construction in East Palo Alto cannot be...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by James, 1 hour ago | 49 comments | 20071 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, 9 hours ago | 8 comments | 2660 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, 9 hours ago | 17 comments | 2161 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, 11 hours ago | 15 comments | 17810 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, 12 hours ago | 42 comments | 5808 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, 12 hours ago | 13 comments | 3753 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, 13 hours ago | 69 comments | 11156 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, 16 hours ago | 38 comments | 7362 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, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 1513 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, 21 hours ago | 41 comments | 7185 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, 21 hours ago | 2 comments | 7188 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, 23 hours ago | 33 comments | 4165 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 | 2389 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 | 414 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 371 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 245 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 | 1554 Views
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