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AROUND TOWN

As economy booms, so do price tags for Palo Alto projects

The past year has been kind to Palo Alto's economy, with real estate values soaring, hotel revenues booming, and the city's...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by An Enginerr, on Dec 30, 2015 at 11:59 pm | 9 comments | 2547 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Samtrans fares going up in 2016

Some fares for SamTrans paratransit bus service are changing in the new year. Paratransit riders can expect to see an increase...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 30, 2015 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 1154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plans to beef up enforcement of new business registry

Palo Alto's new business-registry program rolled off to a rocky start in March, with meager participation and widespread...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2015
Last comment by SteveU, on Dec 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 10 comments | 3776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Road rage incident in Palo Alto leads to armed robbery in Atherton

What started as a road rage incident in Palo Alto ended with an armed robbery of four people in Atherton, police said. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 30, 2015 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 3640 Views

SPORTS

All-American honors for Stanford's Garnett, McCaffrey

Senior offensive guard Joshua Garnett and sophomore running back Christian McCaffrey of the Pac-12 champion Stanford football...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Russell Upsumgrub, on Dec 30, 2015 at 5:35 am | 1 comment | 3051 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men finish year with a win; Pac-12 hoops looming

Stanford sophomore Dorian Pickens scored 18 points, one of four players to reach double figures, and the Stanford men's basketball...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by NotaDawkinsFan, on Dec 29, 2015 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 2720 Views

SPORTS

Football bowl executive Cavalli set for his final kickoff

Gary Cavalli, Executive Director of the Foster Farms Bowl and a veteran of more than 40 years in college and professional...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2015
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 28, 2015 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 2944 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area scientists given nation's top science honor

President Obama honored four Bay Area scientists this year with the country's highest scientific honor, according to the...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Jet pilot, on Dec 28, 2015 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 3449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City: Human Resources director resigned because of 'changing needs'

The recent resignation of Kathryn Shen from her position as director of the city's Human Resources Department was prompted...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Humble observer, on Dec 28, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 11 comments | 6723 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Undeck the halls

Now that Christmas is here, the next thing for residents to consider is what to do with their trees and holiday decor. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by David Moore, on Dec 28, 2015 at 11:38 am | 5 comments | 6342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits in Palo Alto

New furnaces and fixtures abound as Palo Alto permits finish out 2015. Scan the rest of the building permits to learn more...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2881 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

This week includes a holiday art market, the California Avenue Farmers' Market, a sewing clinic, a rose trimming lesson and...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3824 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recent home sales

Two sales took place on North Whisman Road this week. Learn about these home sales and others in this week's list of recent...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3002 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

This week, Palo Alto saw six homes sales, including the top sale of $7,600,000. Read the rest of the real estate numbers...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to replace cramped fire house

The small wood-framed fire station known as Station 3 made its debut in 1948, the year of the Marshall Plan, Gandhi's assassination,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by Tell It Like It Is, on Dec 28, 2015 at 9:12 am | 27 comments | 4619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neurosurgeon remembered as 'hero' to his children

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Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by MKL, on Dec 28, 2015 at 3:03 am | 26 comments | 4956 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police to assist with Super Bowl security

When the 2016 Super Bowl kicks off in Santa Clara on Feb. 7, the crowd of spectators at Levi's Stadium will likely include...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Dec 28, 2015 at 12:20 am | 2 comments | 2804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Shinola, b8ta open in Palo Alto

Luxury watch retailer Shinola and East Coast-based salad chain Sweetgreen move in to downtown Palo Alto, as does the hands-on...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2015
Last comment by Marty, on Dec 26, 2015 at 7:20 pm | 18 comments | 13590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

On Today's NYT Front Page: Palo Alto's high schools

Dec. 26, 2015 Dear Fellow Onliners, "The alternative, he suggested, was to face the prospect of becoming another...

Original post made by Marc Vincenti on Dec. 26, 2015
There are no comments yet. 351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County closer to opening youth psych unit

After about six months of staff research and gathering of community input on the utter lack of inpatient psychiatric beds...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Mara, on Dec 24, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 14 comments | 4845 Views
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