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Stanford fraternity loses housing indefinitely

Stanford University's Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity has lost its house indefinitely after a university investigation found...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, 10 minutes ago | 19 comments | 4697 Views

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Are 'ghost homes' becoming a problem?

The house in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood is large and beautiful, its lawn is regularly manicured and, peering...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, 16 minutes ago | 52 comments | 5847 Views

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Search for missing Palo Alto flight instructor entails massive area of Pacific Ocean

The search area of the Pacific Ocean for missing flight instructor William James McAdams is so vast that the U.S. Coast Guard...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, 18 minutes ago | 19 comments | 2397 Views

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Cautious route on Cal Ave chain store ban

The goal sounds simple: Protect California Avenue's quirky character and mom-and-pop shops from an influx of offices and...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, 24 minutes ago | 33 comments | 3405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto crossing guard does his part to make kids feel safe, joyous

Charles Gaters' gregarious presence as a local crossing guard since 2010 has been gratefully received by his manager, parents,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by just sayin, 1 hour ago | 20 comments | 2794 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Surf Air continues plans to expand local flights

Local residents and officials who had been trying to meet with Surf Air CEO Jeff Potter since the company announced a major...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by short period of time, 1 hour ago | 14 comments | 796 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pilot was arrested prior to disappearance

A flight instructor who allegedly stole a plane from the Palo Alto Municipal Airport and [http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/05/15/palo-alto-flight-instructor-vanishes-over-pacific...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Take it Easy, 3 hours ago | 20 comments | 8023 Views

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Downtown post office considers move to Alma

Citing critical loss of revenue, the U.S. Postal Service is considering moving its downtown branch to Alma Street at the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by curmudgeon, 3 hours ago | 8 comments | 1232 Views

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Palo Alto businesses to participate in Bike to Shop Day

If you ride on two wheels and like to shop, Saturday is going to be your day. The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, in celebration...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by For Nick of Time, 4 hours ago | 15 comments | 1529 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre closes for remodel

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre has closed for significant interior renovations, with new seating, updated restrooms and an...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Richard, 5 hours ago | 23 comments | 4643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who is BETTER? PAUSD or Los Altos?

Having many friends in the surrounding districts, I am still really wondering if we aren't missing the real problem here....

Original post made by Parent on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by palo alto resident, 6 hours ago | 20 comments | 857 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Murder conviction in DUI case that killed Menlo Park couple

A woman who was driving drunk when her car struck and killed a Menlo Park couple in 2013 was convicted of murder this morning,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by typical, 10 hours ago | 6 comments | 1743 Views

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Crafted cups

Third-wave coffee pioneer Blue Bottle Coffee is serving up its carefully crafted cups of java out of Palo Alto's historic...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Yawn..., 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 391 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shop Talk: Parking problems brew at Philz Coffee

Parking is getting tight in Midtown, and the opening of a new cafe may make matters worse. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/05/21/shop-talk-parking-...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 12 hours ago | 5 comments | 457 Views

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Local mental health program receives WASC accreditation

El Camino Hospital's After School Program Interventions and Resiliency Education (ASPIRE) program for local teenagers with...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by Partial Fix, 14 hours ago | 4 comments | 1358 Views

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Stanford set to roll out ambitious trail project

After more than two years of planning and designing, Stanford University is looking to break ground this month on an ambitious...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Stanford Employee, 15 hours ago | 20 comments | 4944 Views

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Council redirects City Hall's proposed sign program

Is A,B,C really as easy as 1, 2, 3? When it comes to labeling the three levels of the City Hall underground parking garage,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Mike-Crescent Park, on May 20, 2015 at 11:11 pm | 22 comments | 1676 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How Our City Manager's Salary Compares

Can we have a discussion about the salary of our city manager? Any ideas about why he gets more money than any other in...

Original post made by Wha? on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Me, on May 20, 2015 at 2:13 pm | 13 comments | 391 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Halloween mask-wearing robbers sentenced for 7-Eleven robberies

Two men who wore Halloween masks and robbed a 7-Eleven store of $45 and another convenience store of $3,600 at gunpoint received...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on May 20, 2015 at 1:42 pm | 2 comments | 1517 Views

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Cantor Arts Center digitization to wrap up this fall

Since launching its digitization and inventory project in May 2010, the Cantor Arts Center has photographed the majority...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on May 20, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 833 Views
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