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AROUND TOWN

Simitian aims to put county services within reach

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian has a plan to make social services more accessible to North County residents. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 30, 2014 at 7:30 pm | 3 comments | 429 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor Nancy Shepherd announces bid for reelection

Palo Alto Mayor Nancy Shepherd announced Wednesday that she plans to run for reelection in the City Council race this November,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 30, 2014 at 3:54 pm | 12 comments | 2221 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Wayfinding' program to bring signs, monument, to City Hall

Visitors who have a hard time finding their way around Palo Alto City Hall will soon get plenty of help from the city, which...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:36 am | 47 comments | 3358 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man alleges excessive force, civil rights violations by Palo Alto police

A Los Altos Hills man is charging that Palo Alto police officers used excessive force and violated his civil rights in connection...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by KP, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:34 am | 13 comments | 2569 Views

SPORTS

Gunn trio hopes to bring regional success to PA Oaks

This past high school season was a tough one for the Gunn baseball program, as the Titans won only twice during a 30-game...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Oaks Fan, on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 91 Views

SPORTS

Stanford Athletics adds eight new members to Hall of Fame

Eight new members of the Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame will be inducted in October, adding to a long and distinguished...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 552 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Boyhood'

You've watched actors grow up on screen before, whether it be Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor or Jerry Mathers (as the Beaver). Read...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 121 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing Encampment Homer Street Underpass

The number of people seemingly living under the tracks at the Homer Street Underpass is growing. This is a school route...

Original post made by Mike on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 30, 2014 at 8:53 am | 24 comments | 604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sea Seelam Reddy, on Jul 30, 2014 at 2:52 am | 300 comments | 115734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: MV man in FBI custody after skipping court date in MyRedBook case

The FBI has located the Mountain View man one of the alleged proprietors of a sex listings website who missed his scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2014
Last comment by all about taxes, on Jul 30, 2014 at 2:05 am | 6 comments | 1918 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

YMCA: Shrinking membership is forcing gym closure

Citing for the first time a decline in membership and inability to attract new members due to an increasingly competitive...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Naked at the "Y", on Jul 29, 2014 at 11:31 pm | 139 comments | 7428 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto the #1 snobbiest city in the COUNTRY?

Why is this story not published here? Too embarrassing? http://live105.cbslocal.com/2014/07/23/palo-alto-tops-snobbiest-small-cities-in-america-list-followed-by-san-rafael-and-...

Original post made by Blue on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by litgal, on Jul 29, 2014 at 8:24 pm | 28 comments | 1009 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto VA employee alleges retaliation, gag order for flagging errors

An inpatient pharmacy technician supervisor at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System's Palo Alto facility said he experienced...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Tip of the Iceberg Indeed, on Jul 29, 2014 at 8:18 pm | 14 comments | 2167 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new design, home on Eichler-style block in Palo Alto nears approval

After an outpouring of criticism from neighbors and significant design revisions, a Louis Road property owner this week received...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jul 29, 2014 at 7:28 pm | 41 comments | 6017 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board approves redeveloping University Ave building, exceeding city height limit

The Architectural Review Board on Thursday approved a plan to redevelop the 1950s style, one-story building at the corner...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 29, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 43 comments | 10231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn teams compete in national engineering contest

Two teams from Gunn High School brainstormed on green technologies and efficient transportation to place in the top 10 in...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Excited about this success, on Jul 29, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 3 comments | 1010 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-tech hub proposed for Palo Alto's Varsity Theatre

Plans for downtown's historic Varsity Theatre took another turn this week when building owner Chop Keenan submitted a proposal...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:35 am | 53 comments | 6362 Views

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Deaths

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Original post made on Nov. 3, 2007
Last comment by Fredrick Ware, on Jul 29, 2014 at 8:11 am | 5 comments | 3256 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mysterious 'noxious odor' taints air in Palo Alto

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Original post made on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by Lorien, on Jul 29, 2014 at 8:09 am | 22 comments | 3870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer drops plan to buy Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

Prometheus Real Estate Group has backed away from its plan to build high-end apartments for tech workers on the site of Buena...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, on Jul 28, 2014 at 10:35 pm | 73 comments | 6146 Views
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