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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City hopes to preserve Palo Alto Square theater

Two efforts -- one relying on grassroots democracy and the other rooted in the zoning code -- have emerged to try to save...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 2, 2016 at 10:13 am | 41 comments | 9857 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto school trustee Melissa Baten Caswell to run for re-election

Melissa Baten Caswell, who has served as a member of the Palo Alto Board of Education for nearly a decade, announced Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by when you do the math, on Aug 2, 2016 at 10:04 am | 30 comments | 4322 Views

SPORTS

East Palo Alto's McGee places second in shot put at national meet

==BI Of local note == East Palo Alto Greyhounds Leilani McGee placed second nationally in the 8U girls shot put at the USATF...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Sports spectator, on Aug 2, 2016 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 1564 Views

SPORTS

Bill Green was more than just a remarkable sprinter

Bill Green's life went by just too fast, nearly as quick as he was at Cubberley High when he blazed to a reputation as one...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Dwayne Green, on Aug 2, 2016 at 4:59 am | 14 comments | 11498 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain swaps out old cars for larger ones to avoid overcrowding

Starting today, Caltrain will be replacing some of its trains with larger trains capable of accommodating more passengers,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Martin Sommer, on Aug 2, 2016 at 4:43 am | 16 comments | 5250 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cinemark to close Palo Alto Square theater

Another cultural treasure in Palo Alto will flicker out of existence in August, when CinéArts at Palo Alto Square shuts...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Aug 1, 2016 at 10:45 pm | 82 comments | 16403 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Exacting Smelly Revenge on a Package Thief

Great idea! From SFGate: "After installing cameras around their property, one resident devised a crafty, though smelly,...

Original post made by love it! on Aug. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 333 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bro will be swimming in Rio with more than a medal at stake

Stanford sophomore Brickelle Bro's journey began with a scrapbook. It continues with her second trip to the Paralympics and...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Cali1967, on Aug 1, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 2487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tesla acquires SolarCity for $2.6 billion

Tesla, Inc. has reached a deal to acquire solar-energy company, SolarCity Corp., the electric-car maker announced Monday,...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Bad News, on Aug 1, 2016 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 3691 Views

AROUND TOWN

Digging in

In an age when faster is better and attention spans are shortening, when people are hustling and smartphones demand quicker...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Catherine Bourquin, on Aug 1, 2016 at 3:47 pm | 3 comments | 2683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth Inpatient Mental Health Care Just Opened in Santa Clara County

Inpatient psychiatric care is now available in Santa Clara County for the first time in over twenty years. San Jose Behavioral...

Original post made by Sarah1000 on Jul. 30, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Aug 1, 2016 at 12:07 pm | 5 comments | 432 Views

AROUND TOWN

IRS Scammers at it again

Received a call today that we owe money to the IRS and that the IRS is about to file a case against us. Don't fall for this...

Original post made by scammers on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Corky, on Aug 1, 2016 at 11:18 am | 7 comments | 979 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three arrested following Mountain View home-invasion robbery

Mountain View police and a regional law enforcement agency arrested three suspects on Wednesday in connection to an armed...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by juan olive, on Aug 1, 2016 at 10:31 am | 3 comments | 4470 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to hike fees for developers raises concerns

A proposal in Palo Alto to sharply spike the fees that developers would have to pay to support affordable housing faced significant...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 31, 2016 at 9:07 pm | 24 comments | 3484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing eyed at Page Mill and El Camino

After seeing its initial bid rebuffed by Palo Alto officials, the development team looking to construct a four-story building...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Zoning Changes, on Jul 31, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 52 comments | 7702 Views

BOOKS

Book Talk

Palo Alto High School graduate releases a collection of short stories about life and love, Harry Potter fans celebrate release...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Sue Rubenstein DeMasi, on Jul 31, 2016 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 1389 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate pool grows in Palo Alto council race

The pool of candidates for Palo Alto's City Council race may soon widen, with seven residents recently pulling candidacy...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by RoleCall, on Jul 30, 2016 at 8:17 pm | 49 comments | 4422 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spate of burglaries hits south Palo Alto

The face of a suspected burglar was captured on video after a home surveillance system recorded a brazen theft from a south...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2016
Last comment by SouthPaloAltan, on Jul 30, 2016 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 761 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shoreline Noise - does anyone care any more?

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Original post made by Deborah on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by Concerts, on Jul 30, 2016 at 5:48 pm | 41 comments | 11137 Views

SPORTS

For ex-Stanford player Markisha Coleman, basketball is still central

Markisha Coleman remains immersed in basketball, as a player, a coach, a mentor and volunteer. Playing in the San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2016
Last comment by André Rivers, on Jul 30, 2016 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1755 Views
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