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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New bus routes added to accommodate Peninsula students

Students returning back to school in Peninsula will now have an easier, more convenient way to get to and from school thanks...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 12, 2016 at 6:52 am | 9 comments | 1896 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Annual Perseid meteor shower coming tonight

Bay Area residents and visitors tonight can see the annual Perseid meteor shower hit earth's atmosphere with "falling stars." Read...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Aug 12, 2016 at 6:08 am | 1 comment | 4350 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Documenting the holocaust of 1947

Now in his late 80s, Palo Alto businessman Narinder Singh Kapany holds searing memories of the days surrounding the 1947...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 11, 2016 at 11:00 pm | 6 comments | 17435 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County heroin poisonings continue to rise

The number of people who end up in hospital emergency rooms from heroin overdoses has continued to rise as use of the potent...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by vmshadle, on Aug 11, 2016 at 5:52 pm | 4 comments | 3557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chunk of concrete falls from historic building

A concrete cornice from an ornate historic Palo Alto building fell to the pavement on busy University Avenue over the weekend,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Stretch, on Aug 11, 2016 at 2:13 pm | 22 comments | 8658 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police announce breaks in East Palo Alto homicides

In what police describe as a turning point in East Palo Alto's crime-solving efforts, the department Friday announced the...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by mourning mom, on Aug 11, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 6 comments | 11486 Views

SPORTS

NBC Olympic Coverage - How are they doing?

Searching through the internet, I have yet to find any satisfaction with NBC coverage of the Olympics. From no live broadcast...

Original post made by Brit on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Aug 11, 2016 at 10:06 am | 25 comments | 4608 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children's Health Council expands teen mental-health services

Palo Alto nonprofit the Children's Health Council launched this week its Teen Mental Health Initiative, with the goals of...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by caroline V., on Aug 11, 2016 at 9:16 am | 10 comments | 3415 Views

SPORTS

Gunn named top national boys swimming team in Class III

When Gunn High won the Central Coast Section boys swimming championship in May, there was no doubting what a momentous achievement...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Aug 11, 2016 at 8:05 am | 1 comment | 2125 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sand Hill Property founder behind Hotel California conversion

Peter and Susanna Pau, the quiet power running development company, Sand Hill Property, are the new long-term leaseholders...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 11, 2016 at 2:17 am | 10 comments | 6375 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Knightscope upgrades tot-injuring robot

Mountain View's homegrown security-bot company, Knightscope, is trying to restore its image after a dust-up last month in...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by The Truth, Please, on Aug 10, 2016 at 5:10 pm | 7 comments | 2506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deadline for input on new paratransit contract looms

With only two public meetings held in the South Bay and one day remaining for public comment, Santa Clara Valley Transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Aug 10, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 1833 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Local Muslims organize in face of Trump rhetoric

Propelled by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's recent belittling remarks about the parents of a Muslim U.S....

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Legal Immigrant, on Aug 9, 2016 at 10:34 pm | 41 comments | 4675 Views

SPORTS

EJ Floreal switching from basketball to track at Kentucky

Former Palo Alto High standout EJ Floreal announced Tuesday he will join the University of Kentucky track and field team....

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by TLM, on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 1552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alumni to host 'family and culture' event in Palo Alto

A group of Palo Alto alumni working to spur conversation around youth mental health in Palo Alto is hosting a community event...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Toxicity, on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 2548 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto cautious about encouraging second-dwelling units

For some in Palo Alto, "second-dwelling units" represent one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways for addressing the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Aug 9, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 40 comments | 6613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baylands flood-control project kicks off

Eighty years after the enactment of the federal Flood Control Act, a decades-in-the-making flood-protection effort on San...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2016
Last comment by Jim, on Aug 9, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 23 comments | 6081 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: End 'me too' raises

It is troublesome enough that the powerful California teachers' union has achieved a system where performance doesn't matter...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Election , on Aug 9, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 30 comments | 5634 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested after spree of bank robberies

An East Palo Alto woman who police say took part in at least nine bank robberies over the summer, including one in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Sylvia, on Aug 9, 2016 at 12:02 pm | 3 comments | 5763 Views

SPORTS

List of local athletes, coaches, administrators, media involved with Rio Olympics

The list of athletes, coaches, administrators and media personnel with local connections at the 2016 Rio Olympics: ==B Basketball...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Gwen, on Aug 9, 2016 at 10:44 am | 3 comments | 1628 Views
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