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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zipcar pulls up in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto's carless commuters and residents now have their pick from 10 available-for-rent Zipcars, thanks to the car-sharing...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 6, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 36 comments | 4127 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for three incidents of lewd conduct

Palo Alto police have arrested a 37-year-old man who they say repeatedly rubbed his private parts in public places and displayed...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Sep 6, 2014 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 2873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain to buy new cars to ease commute crowding

Caltrain officials announced Thursday plans to purchase 16 surplus Metrolink rail cars that will be used to extend train...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Donald, on Sep 6, 2014 at 8:50 am | 10 comments | 1561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A money-back 'guarantee' of college admission?

Steven Ma says his business is "hated by most colleges." But the business -- helping Asian-American students, and students...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by MoralHazard, on Sep 6, 2014 at 8:47 am | 111 comments | 10199 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vi at Palo Alto files motion to dismiss lawsuit

The Vi at Palo Alto has filed a motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit filed by residents of the retirement community,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Sep 6, 2014 at 3:23 am | 15 comments | 6044 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Design contest set to kick off for Palo Alto's new bike bridge

Palo Alto officials agree that the city's new bike bridge over Highway 101 should be a "landmark" structure that showcases...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by JS, on Sep 5, 2014 at 11:58 pm | 58 comments | 4207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moonlight Run & Walk tonight

The 30th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk takes place tonight under the full Harvest Moon in the Palo Alto Baylands. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Samantha, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 2226 Views

RESTAURANTS

Stanford Shopping Center announces further renovation plans

Stanford Shopping Center will enjoy a shopping spree of its own over the next two years, spending millions of dollars to...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Sep 5, 2014 at 4:59 pm | 30 comments | 12563 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood group raises fresh concerns about Hamilton Avenue development

Months after losing an appeal, Palo Alto neighborhood leaders are voicing new concerns about an approved development at 240...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Sep 5, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 37 comments | 4132 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford police seek man in pepper-spray assault

Police launched a manhunt on the Stanford University campus on Friday morning after a person working in a parking lot was...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1122 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Small earthquake hits Peninsula

A magnitude 2.9 earthquake hit Ladera along the San Andreas Fault Wednesday evening around 8:24 p.m., according to the U.S....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Betsy, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:24 pm | 9 comments | 3131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wells Fargo robber arrested after shedding clothes

A wig-wearing woman who police said robbed a Wells Fargo bank on California Avenue on Wednesday afternoon before discarding...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by fuck, on Sep 5, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 11 comments | 3402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge board to consider middle school Mandarin immersion program

A group of six Palo Alto parents spoke to the Board of Education during a brief public comment session at the beginning of...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:44 am | 61 comments | 6385 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto massage therapist arrested for sexual battery

An East Palo Alto man who has been allegedly running an unregulated massage-therapy business from his home for the past 30...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by lms, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:14 am | 3 comments | 2648 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto group awards 25 college scholarships

Four recent graduates of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are among this year's recipients in a scholarship program begun...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Janeen Phillips, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:00 am | 3 comments | 4083 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senator hosts 'Java with Jerry' Friday

State Sen. Jerry Hill will host "Java with Jerry," a meeting and discussion with District 13 residents, on Friday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by BrownStreak, on Sep 5, 2014 at 6:06 am | 1 comment | 372 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tenants file class action lawsuit against East Palo Alto's largest landlord

Three tenants who live in the Woodland Park Apartments in East Palo Alto filed a class action lawsuit on Wednesday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Sep 4, 2014 at 11:55 pm | 5 comments | 3164 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto celebrates a special 50th football anniversary

It was Oct. 4, 1963. With one minute left in the third quarter, the Cubberley Cougars scored a touchdown and extra point...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by David T (SEQ), on Sep 4, 2014 at 8:15 pm | 4 comments | 2325 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View's Art & Wine festival this weekend

Celebrating its 43rd year, the Mountain View Art & Wine Festival returns to Castro Street this weekend, bringing live music,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 4, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prominent Palo Alto developer Ryland Kelley dies

Palo Alto native and Stanford graduate Ryland Kelley died on Saturday, Aug. 30, friends and family have confirmed. He was...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Tony Carrasco, on Sep 4, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 2860 Views
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