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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Apple store to be razed; combo farm-restaurant planned

Capitalizing on the farm-to-table movement, billionaire philanthropist John Arrillaga is planning to demolish the former...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Mom, on Apr 2, 2014 at 11:43 pm | 36 comments | 10665 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows opinion gaps between north and south Palo Alto

Palo Altans overwhelmingly feel like their city is a splendid place to live, a great place to raise children and a decent...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 2, 2014 at 6:05 pm | 76 comments | 6809 Views

AROUND TOWN

PA arts commission sets aside funds for 'master art plan'

The Palo Alto Public Arts Commission recently voted to earmark $25,000 for the hiring of a consultant to put together a "master...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by David, on Apr 2, 2014 at 5:03 pm | 7 comments | 1365 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Texas felon busted in Palo Alto after riding a motorcycle without helmet

A Texas man who was pulled over in Palo Alto for riding without a helmet was arrested after a brief foot chase late Sunday...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Apr 2, 2014 at 4:18 pm | 5 comments | 1573 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South Palo Alto residents petition to secede

Citing years of neglect by their elected leaders, south Palo Alto residents have gathered enough signatures to put a referendum...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by OPar, on Apr 2, 2014 at 4:11 pm | 46 comments | 8742 Views

SPORTS

Mikaela raises the 'Ruef' to help Cardinal women advance

Mikaela Ruef played the game of her Stanford career and was instrumental in giving the Stanford women's basketball team the...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by John Sylvester, on Apr 2, 2014 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Study: Most texters lie

More than 95 percent of the people who type "LOL" are liars, a Stanford University study has concluded. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Skinny, on Apr 1, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 7 comments | 2324 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to trees for parking solutions

Seeking to address downtown's worsening parking crisis and also make use of the city's famed canopy, Palo Alto planners unveiled...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by George, on Apr 1, 2014 at 11:26 pm | 9 comments | 2500 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto to discuss new tenant protections

The East Palo Alto City Council will discuss Tuesday evening a new tenant-protection ordinance that aims to address an increasing...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by resident , on Apr 1, 2014 at 10:51 pm | 5 comments | 1498 Views

SPORTS

Doug Baldwin of Seattle Seahawks in Palo Alto Court house

The WR for the Seattle Seahawks NFL DOUG BALDWIN is in Palo Alto Superior Court House in Jury Selection for till Monday April...

Original post made by Cynthia Handy on Apr. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 518 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fears of stock market crash fuel home sales

A surge of homes coming on the market in Palo Alto have flipped the local real-estate scene upside down, creating a panic...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Stretch, on Apr 1, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 7 comments | 4611 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chevy Suburban flips on Palo Alto on-ramp

The driver of a black Chevrolet Suburban lost control of his vehicle in Palo Alto and flipped the car onto its roof on Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by safety first, on Apr 1, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 15 comments | 3376 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to shield two nonprofits from grant competition

As senior and youth populations continue to grow in Palo Alto, the city is looking to change the long-standing relationship...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by anonymous 2, on Apr 1, 2014 at 4:10 pm | 11 comments | 2808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Serious crash barely misses church

A car crash along Palo Alto's "church row" on Middlefield Road injured a woman and barely missed hitting The Father's House...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 1, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 11 comments | 3380 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino property owners irked by plans for wider sidewalks

An effort by Palo Alto officials to encourage wider sidewalks and to set buildings farther back from El Camino Real is creating...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Driver Dan, on Apr 1, 2014 at 8:40 am | 57 comments | 7807 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Paly athletic center to echo historic campus

A new state-of-the-art athletic center for Palo Alto High School – to break ground next May or June – will sit...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Paly Dad, on Apr 1, 2014 at 12:12 am | 27 comments | 8817 Views

MOVIES

Movie review: 'The Lunch Box'

The way to a man's heart is through his stomach, so they say. And so says writer-director Ritesh Batra in his debut feature...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Kathryn, on Mar 31, 2014 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 5136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Ming's, Bargain Box set to close

Ming's, Palo Alto's oldest and largest Chinese restaurant, isn't closing yet. It's the end of an era for the Bargain Box,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 31, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 18 comments | 8878 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A whole new image for San Antonio corridor

The massive facelift of Mountain View's San Antonio corridor has already begun -- with the first phase of the San Antonio...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 31, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 95 comments | 23596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women's shelter closes, quickly reopens as rains move in

A new women's homeless shelter that successfully opened on Jan. 26 at a Palo Alto church abruptly closed on Thursday after...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Mar 31, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 50 comments | 4089 Views
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