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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents: Palo Alto bike plan needs education along with new safety measures

Four planned bicycle boulevards in Palo Alto could have roundabouts, speed humps and other raised surfaces and roadway markings...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Apr 7, 2016 at 8:43 pm | 36 comments | 2719 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man indicted in four overseas homicides

A Palo Alto man who was extradited for the suspected homicides of four family members in the Czech Republic will be prosecuted,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Apr 7, 2016 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 946 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto residents flex their muscle

Citizens united over Palo Alto issues affecting their quality of life in 2015, holding federal authorities, City Hall and...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Stephanie Enos, on Apr 7, 2016 at 5:00 pm | 12 comments | 4487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Peninsula cities team up on new recycled water projects

Seeking to spur greater use of recycled water in the region, Palo Alto, Mountain View, East Palo Alto and members of the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Not laughing, on Apr 7, 2016 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 1773 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Eight Palo Alto companies recognized for green efforts

Eight Palo Alto businesses will receive the 4th annual Mayor's Green Business Leader Award for their efforts in improving...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Please correct, on Apr 7, 2016 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglars hit Palo Alto nonprofit

A Palo Alto nonprofit group that serves people with disabilities was hit by burglars over the weekend, according to Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Green, on Apr 7, 2016 at 1:39 pm | 5 comments | 2940 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested after opening wrong car door

There can sometimes be good surprises at 2:30 a.m., but on March 31, Curtis Edward Jordan Jr. did not get one of them. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Apr 7, 2016 at 11:02 am | 23 comments | 4622 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unmasking the truth: Beyond the stigma of mental illness

When I was first diagnosed with depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder, I was 12 years old. At first, I thought my episodes...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by For understanding, on Apr 7, 2016 at 9:35 am | 30 comments | 5106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plaintiffs to continue court fight against Vi at Palo Alto despite dismissals

A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Palo Alto retirement community Vi for allegedly illegally giving...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 6, 2016 at 9:06 pm | 2 comments | 2842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly grad wins music grant

Violinist and Palo Alto native Alexi Kenney has received the prestigious 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant, which is annually...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by ECYS Family, on Apr 6, 2016 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1272 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Apple shuttle bus catches fire on Interstate 280, no one injured

A shuttle bus carrying Apple employees from San Francisco to Cupertino caught fire this morning in unincorporated San Mateo...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by Apple Worm, on Apr 6, 2016 at 5:23 pm | 8 comments | 9082 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Record-breaking warm weather expected Wednesday in Bay Area

Temperatures around the Bay Area will pick up drastically during the middle of the week, possibly breaking previous records,...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 6, 2016 at 5:51 am | 4 comments | 2041 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: StreetCode Academy to host two-day technology event

StreetCode Academy, an East Palo Alto nonprofit organization that empowers low-income youth through hackathons, after-school...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Thomas Bedford, on Apr 5, 2016 at 9:38 pm | 1 comment | 1480 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man allegedly shot at construction workers

A Palo Alto man allegedly threatened his apartment building manager with a knife and fired a pellet gun at construction workers...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2016
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Apr 5, 2016 at 6:28 pm | 5 comments | 3963 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anxious about plane noise, Palo Alto eyes seat on new FAA committee

Spurred by outrage over airplane noise from residents of Palo Alto and surrounding communities, the Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Apr 5, 2016 at 2:02 pm | 15 comments | 3203 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawsuit against Vi at Palo Alto is dismissed

A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit by seniors who accused Palo Alto retirement community Vi of illegally...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Commentator, on Apr 5, 2016 at 1:53 pm | 2 comments | 247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools tell board: Restore athletics funding

Palo Alto students, parents and high school athletics staff made the case at Tuesday's Board of Education meeting that sports...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by @ Election and Social Emotional Wellness, on Apr 5, 2016 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 321 Views

SPORTS

VanDerveer leads the way on Pac-12's All-Century hoop team

Tara VanDerveer was named the Pac-12 Coach of the Century and eight former Stanford players were named to the roster on the...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by chris burford, on Apr 4, 2016 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford swimmer found guilty of sexual assault

Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner was found guilty Wednesday of three felony charges relating to a sexual assault...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by myscreenname, on Apr 4, 2016 at 4:09 pm | 36 comments | 9097 Views

AROUND TOWN

What people get from 'giving back'

Volunteering can be a powerful way to engage with others and heighten one's sense of purpose, a recent report from the Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Mutti, on Apr 4, 2016 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 2921 Views
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