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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cinemark to close Palo Alto Square theater

Another cultural treasure in Palo Alto will flicker out of existence in August, when CinéArts at Palo Alto Square shuts...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Aug 1, 2016 at 10:45 pm | 82 comments | 15918 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Exacting Smelly Revenge on a Package Thief

Great idea! From SFGate: "After installing cameras around their property, one resident devised a crafty, though smelly,...

Original post made by love it! on Aug. 1, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bro will be swimming in Rio with more than a medal at stake

Stanford sophomore Brickelle Bro's journey began with a scrapbook. It continues with her second trip to the Paralympics and...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Cali1967, on Aug 1, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 2383 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tesla acquires SolarCity for $2.6 billion

Tesla, Inc. has reached a deal to acquire solar-energy company, SolarCity Corp., the electric-car maker announced Monday,...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Bad News, on Aug 1, 2016 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 3588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Digging in

In an age when faster is better and attention spans are shortening, when people are hustling and smartphones demand quicker...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Catherine Bourquin, on Aug 1, 2016 at 3:47 pm | 3 comments | 2535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth Inpatient Mental Health Care Just Opened in Santa Clara County

Inpatient psychiatric care is now available in Santa Clara County for the first time in over twenty years. San Jose Behavioral...

Original post made by Sarah1000 on Jul. 30, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Aug 1, 2016 at 12:07 pm | 5 comments | 384 Views

AROUND TOWN

IRS Scammers at it again

Received a call today that we owe money to the IRS and that the IRS is about to file a case against us. Don't fall for this...

Original post made by scammers on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Corky, on Aug 1, 2016 at 11:18 am | 7 comments | 906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three arrested following Mountain View home-invasion robbery

Mountain View police and a regional law enforcement agency arrested three suspects on Wednesday in connection to an armed...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by juan olive, on Aug 1, 2016 at 10:31 am | 3 comments | 4308 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to hike fees for developers raises concerns

A proposal in Palo Alto to sharply spike the fees that developers would have to pay to support affordable housing faced significant...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 31, 2016 at 9:07 pm | 24 comments | 3339 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing eyed at Page Mill and El Camino

After seeing its initial bid rebuffed by Palo Alto officials, the development team looking to construct a four-story building...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Zoning Changes, on Jul 31, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 52 comments | 7557 Views

BOOKS

Book Talk

Palo Alto High School graduate releases a collection of short stories about life and love, Harry Potter fans celebrate release...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Sue Rubenstein DeMasi, on Jul 31, 2016 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 1287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate pool grows in Palo Alto council race

The pool of candidates for Palo Alto's City Council race may soon widen, with seven residents recently pulling candidacy...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by RoleCall, on Jul 30, 2016 at 8:17 pm | 49 comments | 4317 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spate of burglaries hits south Palo Alto

The face of a suspected burglar was captured on video after a home surveillance system recorded a brazen theft from a south...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2016
Last comment by SouthPaloAltan, on Jul 30, 2016 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shoreline Noise - does anyone care any more?

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Original post made by Deborah on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by Concerts, on Jul 30, 2016 at 5:48 pm | 41 comments | 10925 Views

SPORTS

For ex-Stanford player Markisha Coleman, basketball is still central

Markisha Coleman remains immersed in basketball, as a player, a coach, a mentor and volunteer. Playing in the San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2016
Last comment by André Rivers, on Jul 30, 2016 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Off Deadline: Journalism teacher takes aim at critical thinking, internationally

Esther Wojcicki — "Woj" to her friends and the Palo Alto High School (Paly) journalism and English students she has...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Jul 29, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 16 comments | 5384 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Postcard from the Democratic National Convention

Joining Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders, First Lady Michelle Obama and about 4,700 delegates at the Democratic National...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Back to Square One?, on Jul 29, 2016 at 6:22 pm | 9 comments | 1905 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family of Palo Alto man killed by police won't pursue lawsuit

The mother of a man who was fatally shot by Palo Alto police in December 2015 won't pursue a lawsuit after the City of Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by NoMoPa, on Jul 29, 2016 at 3:13 pm | 4 comments | 573 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto parents ask public's help to find missing son

The parents of a Palo Alto man who vanished 11 days ago are seeking the public's help to find their son, 30-year-old Andrew...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Jul 29, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 21 comments | 23885 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The education innovator

Revolutionary change in public education is rare. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/08/the-education-innovator...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Chris Reed, on Jul 29, 2016 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 5735 Views
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