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East Palo Alto landlord accused of trying to force tenants out

An East Palo Alto landlord has been charged with felony destruction of property in an attempt to force his rent-controlled...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, 6 hours ago | 3 comments | 1092 Views


Former vice president of SAP charged with insider trading, money laundering

A San Mateo man was charged in a federal indictment for his alleged role in a scheme to commit insider trading and money...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by Look it up, on Oct 23, 2016 at 3:15 pm | 5 comments | 2889 Views


Stanford University inaugurates new president

As Marc Tessier-Lavigne shed his black doctorate of philosophy robe and put on the Cardinal-red robe of the president, he...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3638 Views


Palo Alto police seek man accused of harassment

Police are asking for help tracking down a man who they said harassed a 10-year-old boy while he was walking on a sidewalk...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Oct 18, 2016 at 10:36 pm | 1 comment | 2930 Views


Theranos to lay off 340 employees

Palo Alto-based health-technology company Theranos announced on Wednesday, Oct. 5, that it will lay off 340 employees, or...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Oct 17, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 18 comments | 4289 Views


HP issues negative earnings forecast, plans to fire 4000 more workers, stock price tanks

I wonder if this will help with Palo Alto's housing problem? News report from the Wall Street Journal:

Original post made by talk to Meg on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Oct 17, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 111 Views


Car crashes into Palo Alto home decor store

A car crashed through the front doors into the Hudson Grace store in Town & Country Village in Palo Alto Wednesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Chrisc, on Oct 16, 2016 at 11:16 am | 20 comments | 10700 Views


No charges filed against Stanford student arrested for rape

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office will not file charges against a male Stanford University graduate student...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by But....?, on Oct 14, 2016 at 11:26 am | 16 comments | 9893 Views


DA: First-degree murder charges for Palo Alto woman

A Palo Alto mother of two will face first-degree murder charges in the July stabbing death of her sister-in-law, the Santa...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Overkill, on Oct 14, 2016 at 10:31 am | 21 comments | 10403 Views


Assault is Assault

The reality is most women and many men have been groped, attacked, threatened, or raped without permission. It's a huge...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Gay is Not Evil, on Oct 14, 2016 at 9:01 am | 6 comments | 201 Views


Sister-in-law arrested in Palo Alto homicide

Palo Alto police have arrested the sister-in-law of a Palo Alto woman who was found stabbed to death in her Creekside Drive...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Oct 11, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 17 comments | 14333 Views


Stanford graduate student arrested for alleged rape

A Stanford University graduate student was arrested in the early hours of Sept. 24 for the alleged rape of a 28-year-old...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 7, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 16 comments | 8057 Views


Palantir charged with discrimination against Asian applicants

Palantir Technology, the data-mining giant that has gradually become one of downtown Palo Alto's most visible tenants, was...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Discrimination, on Oct 7, 2016 at 4:59 am | 68 comments | 9595 Views


Stanford's Doug Baldwin receiving death threats

CBS News report: ...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 1, 2016
Last comment by Agree, on Oct 4, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 10 comments | 311 Views


Man allegedly exposes himself to teen at Bol Park in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying a man who they said exposed himself to a teenage...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2016
Last comment by GROSS, on Oct 2, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 3291 Views


Lockdown at Nordstrom lifted; possible armed man at large

A Palo Alto department store was placed on a precautionary lockdown Tuesday morning while police searched the area for a...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by A concerned neighbor, on Sep 28, 2016 at 9:11 pm | 16 comments | 10065 Views


Nordstrom locked down while police search for man who may have gun

The Nordstrom at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto is locked down Tuesday morning while police search the area for a...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Sep 27, 2016 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 500 Views


Spare the Air alert issued for Sunday

A Spare the Air alert has been issued for today in the Bay Area as heat, light winds and automobile exhaust combine for an...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Sep 25, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 991 Views


Police arrest East Palo Alto teens for strong-arm robbery

Two teenagers from East Palo Alto were arrested Monday night after the strong-arm robbery of a woman in a downtown Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by Midlander, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:37 am | 4 comments | 4573 Views


Stanford bioengineer among recipients of 'genius grant'

An assistant professor of bioengineering at Stanford University is among the 23 winners of this year's MacArthur Foundation's...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Sep 22, 2016 at 8:30 pm | 2 comments | 3208 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
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Response to Arguments Against Measure B
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The 2016-17 Info Guide is here!

Info Palo Alto, a resource guide for the Midpeninsula, features local information on schools, outdoors and recreation, government and arts & entertainment