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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Public's help sought in identifying bank robbery suspect

Police in Mountain View are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a bank robbery earlier this month. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Jan 21, 2016 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 1975 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sexual battery reported on Stanford campus Saturday

Stanford University's Department of Public Safety is looking for a man who sexually battered someone on campus Saturday night. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Jan 21, 2016 at 9:09 am | 4 comments | 4915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg don't kill us!

News reports say that Israeli groups are trying to install billboards around Palo Alto saying "Zuckerberg don't kill us!". Israeli...

Original post made by neighbor on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jan 21, 2016 at 6:30 am | 14 comments | 767 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fatal shooting brings questions about police tactics to Palo Alto

When two Palo Alto police officers shot and killed William David Raff outside a Forest Avenue home on Christmas evening,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jan 21, 2016 at 5:23 am | 16 comments | 3857 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Family, friends call for search to resume for missing students

A search has been called off for two college students from the Bay Area who were swept into the ocean Monday at Bonny Doon...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 20, 2016 at 10:54 pm | 2 comments | 5756 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto prepares to tighten landscaping rules

Even during the rare rainy spell, California's prolonged drought remains high on the priority list of Palo Alto officials,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 21 comments | 5691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford seeks approval for new housing

Stanford University is moving ahead with a plan to construct a four-building residential complex for its graduate students,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by Realist, on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:22 pm | 54 comments | 5651 Views

AROUND TOWN

American dreamers

Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Death of a Salesman" is frequently taught in high school English classes, local...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Ada Reid-Watson, on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 8592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Humanitarian Oneida 'Mother' Branch dies at 92

Oneida "Mother" Branch, 92, who for years collected and provided food and clothing for East Palo Alto's needy, died of natural...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Mother Branch's Granddaughter, on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 2539 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto woman missing in waters near beach

A search is underway today for two Bay Area residents missing since Monday evening in the waters off Bonny Doon State Beach...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Heidi Kling , on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 6703 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Heavy rainfall hits Bay Area

The Bay Area is facing another wave of heavy rainfall on Tuesday morning that could bring rock slides and other problems...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jan 20, 2016 at 11:15 am | 5 comments | 4890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rethinking College Admissions NYT Op-Ed

Well, at least they are addressing this issue that college admission standards are hurting our children. We still need the...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by College Parent, on Jan 20, 2016 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board to discuss petition to rename Jordan Middle School

A parent in the district is calling on the school board to consider renaming David Starr Jordan Middle School, whose namesake...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Jordan Middle School Student, on Jan 19, 2016 at 9:09 pm | 186 comments | 13036 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's golf course redesign up for review

Palo Alto's evolving effort to bring a "Wow!" factor to its Baylands golf course and to build three athletic fields next...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Ahem, on Jan 19, 2016 at 6:04 pm | 23 comments | 3750 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City workers hope to benefit from strong economy

Soaring tax revenues from new hotels and other sources have improved Palo Alto's economic climate, allowing city officials...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by CW, on Jan 19, 2016 at 3:51 pm | 9 comments | 4159 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

US will track secret buyers of luxury real estate

From today's NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/14/us/us-will-track-secret-buyers-of-luxury-real-estate.html?_r=0 "Concerned...

Original post made by about time on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jan 19, 2016 at 2:16 pm | 9 comments | 618 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford's No. 3 football ranking is one for the ages

The ugly loss to Northwestern to start the season is all but forgotten by the Stanford football team, which climbed to No....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by macbaldy, on Jan 19, 2016 at 1:09 pm | 9 comments | 8061 Views

SPORTS

No break for local prep hoop teams on a busy MLK holiday

==B Monday's prep roundup== While most high school students in the area took Monday off for the Martin Luther King holiday,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by name, on Jan 19, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 2940 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Men charged in downtown Palo Alto homicide to stand trial

Two men implicated in the death of a Palo Alto tennis instructor during a drunken brawl in December 2014 must stand trial,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Caitlin, on Jan 19, 2016 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 4597 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crisis training, teams aim to prevent police shootings

The Dec. 25 shooting death of a mentally ill man by Palo Alto police has raised questions regarding the officers' crisis...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by Motown, on Jan 18, 2016 at 2:00 pm | 6 comments | 3002 Views
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