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AROUND TOWN

What is the Palo Alto Club on Melville?

I live not too far away, and I often bike or walk by this place, a huge beautiful house, at Melville and Webster. It's called...

Original post made by im curious on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Meg, on Jul 6, 2016 at 11:33 am | 5 comments | 3866 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County supervisors allot $3 million to north county shelter

Looking to help house hundreds of north county's homeless residents during the winter months, the Santa Clara County Board...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on Jul 6, 2016 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 1602 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At 50, Stevenson House gets major overhaul

Residents temporarily relocated from their apartments at Stevenson House have moved back into the affordable senior-living...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 6, 2016 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 4018 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Catching their dreams

The air was electric in rooms 1704 and 1705 of Palo Alto High School's science building on a recent Thursday evening. Students...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by That felt awkward, on Jul 6, 2016 at 8:59 am | 9 comments | 5577 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas partners with Lyft to give rides to seniors

Palo Alto's senior services agency Avenidas and ride-sharing company Lyft are partnering to provide rides to seniors on the...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Creative, on Jul 6, 2016 at 12:43 am | 9 comments | 5713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood feathers are ruffling over Cuckoo's Nest Club

Palo Alto and Menlo Park residents living near San Francisquito Creek say a proposed bar at an exclusive club for Silicon...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Cuckoo neighbor, on Jul 5, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 29 comments | 5817 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for alleged rape

A man suspected of raping a woman he knew at his Palo Alto home and preventing her from leaving has been arrested, according...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Questions, on Jul 5, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 4 comments | 9013 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas unveils revised expansion plan

The senior services agency Avenidas last month unveiled a revised expansion plan for its downtown Palo Alto senior center...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Amy Andonian, on Jul 5, 2016 at 5:23 pm | 13 comments | 2798 Views

SPORTS

USA women are set to defend FIVB World Grand Prix title

The U.S. Women's National Team is on a quest to get better with each point in preparation for the Olympic Games, and that...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Community Member, on Jul 5, 2016 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Athlete profile: Ira Glick

Dr. Ira Glick plays basketball because he "loves it" and because it helps him to stay healthy -- mentally and physically....

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Mike Buscemi, on Jul 5, 2016 at 4:51 am | 1 comment | 3263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja to seek approval for growth plan

Castilleja School leaders announced at a community meeting Wednesday night that they plan to file a conditional-use permit...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Marc, on Jul 4, 2016 at 7:22 pm | 17 comments | 4294 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for alleged kidnapping, sexual assault

East Palo Alto police have arrested a man for allegedly kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman on Feb. 4, according to...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by peppered, on Jul 4, 2016 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 3658 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unraveling the mystery of chronic fatigue syndrome

Researchers are making headway toward finding evidence of chronic fatigue syndrome and how it may change the brain. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Brenda Reed, on Jul 4, 2016 at 10:04 am | 10 comments | 10825 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living on empty

By all accounts, Whitney Dafoe was leading a vibrant life before the mysterious illness overtook him. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Brenda Reed, on Jul 4, 2016 at 9:52 am | 66 comments | 40218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Back to basic on low income housing options

Can someone please explain why it is better and fairer to spend the available public funds to acquire an existing trailer...

Original post made by thoughtful gathering place on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by The Jissers don't want to sell, on Jul 4, 2016 at 9:00 am | 22 comments | 540 Views

RESTAURANTS

All you can eat, vegan-style

Buffets usually trigger thoughts of tepid chicken and runny scrambled eggs. This is not the case at downtown Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Mike Sage, on Jul 3, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 7 comments | 4045 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman crashes car into Midtown Shopping Center

An elderly woman was shaken up after driving into two building posts of a Palo Alto shopping plaza and grazing the building...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by DumbFoot, on Jul 3, 2016 at 11:16 am | 23 comments | 6113 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A bittersweet outcome

Like many decisions that come after much community angst, Tuesday night's final approval of 16 single-family homes on a 2.5-acre...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 3, 2016 at 7:39 am | 24 comments | 3943 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police make large fireworks bust days before July 4 celebration

More than $12,000 in illegal fireworks and explosive devices were seized on Thursday when authorities searched an East Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Sick and Tired of the Noise, on Jul 2, 2016 at 10:02 pm | 4 comments | 2682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>OUT FOR THE SUMMER ... </B> After a rare double header of meetings this week, the Palo Alto City Council officially...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 2, 2016 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 179 Views
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