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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family flees Palo Alto house fire

A fire that broke out at a Palo Alto home awakened a father and forced the family to flee early Tuesday morning, fire officials...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Josef Stalin, on Jan 7, 2015 at 11:52 am | 4 comments | 5578 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caterer sentenced for theft at funeral reception

An East Palo Alto man was sentenced to two years of incarceration Monday for stealing a wallet while working as a caterer...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Former Resident of PA, on Jan 7, 2015 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 2095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to 'fuel switch' away from natural gas

When Palo Alto cut carbon out of its electricity supply last year, City Council members and environmentalists lauded the...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:07 am | 57 comments | 4632 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What does new home construction cost these days?

Folks, I live in a 1950 Eichler and am planning a remodel that will touch most of the house except for the existing foundation and...

Original post made by Resident of Midtown on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by WannaBuildANewHome, on Jan 7, 2015 at 7:29 am | 56 comments | 25551 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holman wins mayor's seat

Signaling a philosophical and political shift in City Hall, Palo Alto's new City Council on Monday night elected Karen Holman...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Cal Ave, on Jan 6, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 10 comments | 424 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto masseur arrested second time for sex crimes

An East Palo Alto man who was arrested in September for sexual battery was taken into custody again after 21 women came forward...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Rene Cartagena, on Jan 6, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 3 comments | 3499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Citizen Corps Awards ceremony to focus on pandemics

The 6th annual Palo Alto/Stanford Community Partnership Awards honoring community members who have helped the city and residents...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Peter K. Mueller, on Jan 6, 2015 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 2507 Views

RESTAURANTS

Boba sensation comes to Palo Alto

Bubble tea. Boba tea. Pearl tea. No matter which way people say it, they want it. And now they can get it in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by MIke, on Jan 6, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 5 comments | 2266 Views

MOVIES

Hackers, meet hackwork

How did we get here? Never in the history of movies has there been a situation like the one surrounding "The Interview,"...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jan 6, 2015 at 1:18 pm | 3 comments | 1748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Learning how to code

A rainy evening during finals week, after school got out for the day, eight Palo Alto high school students sat enraptured...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by taxpayer, on Jan 6, 2015 at 11:07 am | 19 comments | 6108 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unfriendly skies: Residents, city officials gear up to fight increased airplane noise

At a gathering in the Holbrook-Palmer Park Pavilion in Atherton last month, as a resident began to speak about the incessant...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 6, 2015 at 9:34 am | 326 comments | 13216 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Comcast outage leaves Palo Alto customers without services

Comcast customers in Palo Alto are without phone and internet service Friday due to an outage. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jan 6, 2015 at 6:03 am | 32 comments | 2942 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two separate 'Goldilocks' intruders are the subject of manhunt, arrest

A burglar who found a bed in a Palo Alto residence "just right" for sleeping in became the target of an all-out search by...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2015
Last comment by ChrisC, on Jan 5, 2015 at 6:45 pm | 6 comments | 5458 Views

RESTAURANTS

From trendy transplants to the greatest comeback

In any given year in Palo Alto, restaurants come and restaurants go. But depending on who you ask, this year's turnover was...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 5, 2015 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto officers escape injury when someone opens fire on them

One or more people in East Palo Alto shot at police officers who were responding to a call early Thursday morning, but the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Mel, on Jan 5, 2015 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 4244 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living well until you die

By the time Palo Alto physician Ellen Brown visits patients in their homes, they've considered their terminal diagnosis,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2015
Last comment by Sheldon, on Jan 4, 2015 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 4488 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford ready to look ahead after a winning finish

Fifth-year seniors like Kyle Olugbode and Ricky Seale leave the Stanford football program with lasting memories. For freshmen...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 4, 2015 at 5:43 am | 1 comment | 3047 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man pleads guilty to Gunn High School graffiti incident

An 18-year-old Palo Alto man who spray-painted racist and sexist messages on the walls of Gunn High School in May 2014 plead...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto style, on Jan 3, 2015 at 8:40 am | 7 comments | 4967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Comcast Internet Outage?

Anybody experiencing problems with Comcast Internet service in midtown....

Original post made by Zero on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Yo Comcast!, on Jan 2, 2015 at 10:10 pm | 5 comments | 2448 Views

MOVIES

The year in film

As the year comes to a close, we look back at 12 months of films: the highlights, the low points and more. This is your invitation...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 2, 2015 at 4:39 pm | 4 comments | 2087 Views
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