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AROUND TOWN

Fire crews investigating "explosion and smell of smoke" in downtown Palo Alto

Fire crews are investigating a possible explosion in downtown Palo Alto this morning, a fire dispatcher said. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Aug 6, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 4013 Views

RESTAURANTS

Ronald McDonald House celebrates 'topping off' of expansion project

A "topping-off" ceremony was held on Wednesday, Aug. 5, at Ronald McDonald House at Stanford to celebrate the expansion project,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by John, on Aug 6, 2015 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 2447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brown Act concern trips up gray water project

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto began using recycled water to irrigate the local golf course and a portion of Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Young dad of two, on Aug 6, 2015 at 5:53 am | 3 comments | 637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike Share's expansion plan leaves Palo Alto behind

As the Bay Area's fledgling bike-share program prepares for a colossal regional expansion, its presence in Palo Alto may...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 5, 2015 at 6:16 pm | 41 comments | 6672 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: New stores to open at Town & Country

Fitness apparel store PrAna, upscale women's clothing boutique Joie and luxury cosmetics retailer Space NK prepare to move...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, on Aug 5, 2015 at 3:33 pm | 37 comments | 6298 Views

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 | 2870 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3721 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 | 2420 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 | 9688 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
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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 | 10944 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 | 10826 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 | 4624 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4609 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 | 8654 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 | 5008 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 | 3525 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 | 533 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 | 4282 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 | 5012 Views
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