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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Narrower lanes on Middlefield Road could slow traffic, improve safety

Middlefield Road in Palo Alto is scheduled for some updates that officials hope will improve safety around Jordan Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 10, 2016 at 2:01 pm | 62 comments | 6538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Turner-trial judge criticized for bias in assault case

Another local sexual-assault case has become the latest battleground in the continued debate over whether the judge who presided...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by baszia, on Jul 9, 2016 at 6:40 pm | 12 comments | 5828 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner juror to judge: 'Shame on you'

"Absolutely shocked and appalled" -- that's the reaction of a juror in the Brock Turner sexual-assault case to the sentence...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by baszia, on Jul 9, 2016 at 5:49 pm | 87 comments | 75028 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

NYT: How Anti-Growth Sentiment, Reflected in Zoning Laws, Thwarts Equality

As often happens, our local issues turn out to be part of a bigger pattern. By trying to preserve our town, are we contributing...

Original post made by Wow on Jul. 3, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on Jul 9, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 82 comments | 1453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto adds motion detection to Caltrain corridor

A first-of-its-kind system to detect suicide attempts along railroad tracks will be piloted in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Joe Bloe, on Jul 9, 2016 at 12:24 pm | 34 comments | 7213 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Trump Wins Election, Never Becomes President

I saw something in the New York Times the other day which offered up a truly bizarre but entirely possible scenario: Donald...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by john_alderman, on Jul 9, 2016 at 11:06 am | 9 comments | 419 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Smoke from massive fire in Newark visible for miles

Thick black smoke that can be seen throughout the Bay Area this afternoon is coming from a massive two-alarm structure fire...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2016
Last comment by Flash, on Jul 9, 2016 at 7:44 am | 1 comment | 1422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Tap Room wins 2016 Chili Cook Off

The Palo Alto Tap Room, a new beer-centric restaurant from the owner of Palo Alto Brewing Company, took home the top prize...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Seriously?, on Jul 8, 2016 at 8:48 pm | 5 comments | 5775 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree disparity grows between north and south Palo Alto

Grass may always be greener on the other side, but when it comes to street trees it's the north side of Palo Alto that actually...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by M.Bieder, on Jul 8, 2016 at 6:18 pm | 51 comments | 6502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>NET ZERO HOUSE TOUR ... </B>Local energy expert <B>Sven Thesen</B> will open his home to the public <B>Saturday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1437 Views

AROUND TOWN

From single-story ranch to two-story modern

When Adam Hawley and Suzan Szollar married and bought their little house on a corner lot in The Willows in 2001, it seemed...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2319 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 resident, on Jul 7, 2016 at 7:53 pm | 17 comments | 3718 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police arrest nearly a dozen for fireworks use

East Palo Alto police cited 10 people and took one person into custody for illegal possession of fireworks during a July...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Soul Brother, on Jul 7, 2016 at 6:46 pm | 19 comments | 2795 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto homeowner chases apparent burglar

Palo Alto police are looking for an alleged burglar who was chased by a homeowner after the suspect walked out of the front...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3881 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police search for man who allegedly exposed himself to 12-year-old

Police are investigating an incident in which a man allegedly exposed himself indecently to a girl on Wednesday in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1977 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When a pet dies, license renewals keep coming

When Joe Seither found his beloved dog Cairo dead of congestive heart failure in his backyard six months ago, he was devastated,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Wanna Bet???, on Jul 7, 2016 at 5:14 pm | 15 comments | 3609 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bike bridge design begins anew

Frustrated by rising costs and engineering uncertainties, Palo Alto officials agreed early Tuesday morning to relaunch the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 7, 2016 at 11:00 am | 78 comments | 10867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School celebrates students who lead

On Saturday afternoon, 67 girls clad in an array of white dresses strode across the circular lawn at Castilleja School arm-in-arm...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2016
Last comment by Friend, on Jul 7, 2016 at 8:39 am | 22 comments | 6011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are there still parrots (conures) around Palo Alto?

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Original post made by Looking for Parrots on Feb. 17, 2007
Last comment by Aunfin, on Jul 7, 2016 at 7:11 am | 20 comments | 7181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Jazz Festival in full swing

For jazz fans, highlights of the annual Stanford Jazz Festival are many, with world-class talent both locally and globally...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by joanne reiter, on Jul 6, 2016 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 2271 Views
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