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AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

At first Realtors were whispering, "Wow, there is nothing for sale." Now they are yelling. Since 2008, the Peninsula and...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 5, 2015 at 3:25 pm | 5 comments | 3056 Views

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Local cabinetmaker, family struggle to return to normal after devastating accident

It looked like Mountain View cabinet-maker Johnny Martinez would never leave his hospital bed following a serious motorcycle...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 5, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 3911 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PHOTOS: Banking on a good time

LinkAges Timebank members and members of the Palo Alto community enjoyed visits from Palo Alto Perry, the fuzzy official...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Charles, on Aug 5, 2015 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 2625 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Unfriendly skies

It doesn't take too many minutes of sitting in a backyard in Palo Alto or trying to sleep next to an open window to realize...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Aug 5, 2015 at 8:20 am | 103 comments | 10441 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Corporate Citizenship favored by new comprehensive plan

The new Palo Alto Comprehensive Plan includes a new Policy: POLICY C-8: Welcome and encourage corporate citizenship in the...

Original post made by Sonja Roberts on Aug. 5, 2015
There are no comments yet. 461 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launches downtown parking-permit program

Marking a new era in parking policies, Palo Alto on Tuesday night approved a long-debated permit program that officials hope...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 5, 2015 at 5:49 am | 52 comments | 11347 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men break into Palo Alto home

Three men, two of them wearing masks and armed with a knife and a gun, forced their way into a Palo Alto home Sunday night...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by pares, on Aug 4, 2015 at 5:04 pm | 22 comments | 11022 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Conversation about race starts with events, book group

Vowing to change the nation's culture of racism by beginning locally, hundreds of Palo Alto residents gathered at the University...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by white male Palo Altan, on Aug 4, 2015 at 1:51 pm | 17 comments | 4841 Views

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Police: Burglars scared off by alarm at Palo Alto home

Palo Alto police are looking for two people who attempted to burglarize a home on the 3800 block of Corina Way on Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 4, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 5 comments | 4806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mixed opinions on foreign-language education

"Strong," "innovative," "creative" -- as well as "disjointed," "not supported" and "gaps" -- are all words Palo Alto teachers...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Aug 4, 2015 at 8:46 am | 27 comments | 9058 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In drought, Palo Alto reduces water use by 36 percent

With the hottest summer months at less than the halfway mark, Palo Alto is forging ahead toward meeting its state-mandated...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Numbers Check, on Aug 4, 2015 at 8:36 am | 51 comments | 5170 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Senior center expansion faces potentially turbulent parking challenge

Avenidas, the downtown Palo Alto senior-services center, has announced plans for a major expansion of its historic building...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Susan, on Aug 3, 2015 at 7:44 pm | 11 comments | 3762 Views

SPORTS

Cricket in Palo Alto

I saw a picture of a kids cricket club starting in Palo Alto, they were looking for a place to play. Not sure if anyone knows...

Original post made by Parent on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Cricket Palo Alto, on Aug 3, 2015 at 4:57 pm | 2 comments | 631 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto women arrested in connection with residential burglary

Two East Palo Alto women were arrested Thursday in connection with a residential burglary in Redwood City. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Aug 3, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 4468 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas plans criticized over clashing styles

Hoping to accommodate Palo Alto's rapidly rising senior population, Avenidas is moving ahead with an ambitious plan to build...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by South of Page Mill, on Aug 3, 2015 at 12:31 pm | 32 comments | 5263 Views

AROUND TOWN

New local organization capitalizes on recycled water

When the time comes for lawn watering, why use water fresh from the tap when the option of recycled water is available? For...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Brenna Malmberg, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:44 am | 9 comments | 6676 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Demo Day for summer cohort at East Palo Alto's first accelerator on Aug 7!

Y Combinator, Seedcamp, Startupbootcamp, and now StreetCode Accelerator in East Palo Alto. Yup, it's finally happening: East...

Original post made by Michael on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael, on Aug 2, 2015 at 9:48 pm | 1 comment | 899 Views

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East Palo Alto streets to get more lighting

About 25 East Palo Alto streets will have improved safety after the East Palo Alto City Council voted to approve a new LED...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Mark Dinan, on Aug 2, 2015 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 3479 Views

SPORTS

Injury knocks Serena out of Bank of the West Classic

World No. 1 and defending champion Serena Williams has been forced to withdraw from the 2015 Bank of the West Classic tennis...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Ronnyc, on Aug 1, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 1 comment | 2185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Mark Zuckerberg, wife to become first-time parents

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby girl, according to an announcement...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Also had miscarriages, on Aug 1, 2015 at 6:27 pm | 16 comments | 3051 Views
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“Housewife” a Journey of Transgender Marriage
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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Holiday LEGO Show
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New traditions in an ancient land
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