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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to remove five trees as part of California Avenue project

The City of Palo Alto Tuesday posted 14-day notices on five trees along California Avenue that will be removed as part of...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jul 4, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 34 comments | 3214 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View man arrested for prostitution ring

The FBI carried out search and arrest warrants across the Bay Area Wednesday, including at a residence on Houghton Street...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jul 3, 2014 at 9:42 pm | 9 comments | 1750 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto fire gets new $1.2 million ladder truck

The Palo Alto Fire Department will today officially induct a new $1.2 million aerial ladder truck into its fleet at an afternoon...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Woo, on Jul 3, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 23 comments | 3323 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto endorses affordable-housing fee for developers

The East Palo Alto City Council unanimously endorsed Tuesday night a new stipulation for developers in the area, requiring...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 3, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 1444 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls' basketball team has a new head coach

The Gunn High girls basketball program has a new varsity head coach, Cass Taylor, who formerly coached the JV girls and assisted...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Coach, on Jul 3, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 5 comments | 1176 Views

SPORTS

Local volleyball teams look to finish strong at Junior Nationals

Menlo-Atherton senior Alyssa Ostrow and the rest of the City Beach 17 Black team look to finish strong at the Girls' Junior...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by CB coach, on Jul 3, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 568 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo and Speier to host community meeting on VA issues

Congresswomen Anna Eshoo and Jackie Speier will host a town hall meeting on access to care at the Palo Alto VA Hospital on...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jul 3, 2014 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 981 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community connections make theater work

The New York City Opera was forced to close its doors in 2013, and the San Jose Repertory Theatre filed for bankruptcy just...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Long time resident, on Jul 3, 2014 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1261 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto prisoner reentry center saved through September

East Palo Alto's landmark prisoner reentry program received financial backing from the City Council on Tuesday night to stay...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Nieghbor, on Jul 2, 2014 at 11:43 pm | 3 comments | 1092 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: historic preservation, 385 Sherman Ave.

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/06/27/public-agenda posted Friday, June 27, 2014, 7:49...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sense, on Jul 2, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 5 comments | 596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police search for six-figure Bentley

Police are looking for a blue 2013 two-door Bentley Continental GT convertible -- which has a manufacturer's suggested retail...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Richard , on Jul 2, 2014 at 10:22 pm | 19 comments | 4171 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Deal reached to save Mountain View's Milk Pail

Milk Pail Market owner Steve Rasmussen and developer Merlone Geier announced Tuesday night that they had reached a last-minute...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Bad Design, on Jul 2, 2014 at 9:41 pm | 6 comments | 2325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Fire Department unveils new ladder truck

Dozens of firefighters and community members gathered outside of Palo Alto City Hall on Monday afternoon to welcome the fire...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jul 2, 2014 at 3:00 pm | 6 comments | 1590 Views

AROUND TOWN

Checking out naughty websites at the Mitchell Park Library

I was at the library last night with my family, and as I walked by one of the Internet-connected PCs, I noticed a 50- or...

Original post made by Yecchh on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 2, 2014 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Top debater from Paly wins many arguments, but not all

This spring, experienced debater Travis Chen concluded his high school career as a national quarterfinalist in the Lincoln-Douglas...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Member, on Jul 2, 2014 at 11:04 am | 5 comments | 1830 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Leashed dog (pit bull?) attacks small leashed dog at El Carmelo Elementary

Today at 5:30PM our family of four stopped at the corner of Loma Verde and Bryant, after hearing a man screaming in alarm....

Original post made by R Thomas on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Memories, on Jul 2, 2014 at 10:59 am | 24 comments | 1499 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

American Express moving into former Zibibbo space

Three-year-old American Express Ventures Strategic Investment Group is taking over the downtown space formerly occupied by...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sad, sad, sad, on Jul 2, 2014 at 9:59 am | 21 comments | 3947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concours d'Elegance looks for new home outside Stanford

For the first time in 38 years the Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance auto show is searching for a new home outside its past venue...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Haha, on Jul 2, 2014 at 9:38 am | 16 comments | 2150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Percentage of kids who drive themselves to school?

We regularly are told bike counts of how many kids ride bikes to school. Do we have the same figures for those juniors...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Biking Mom, on Jul 2, 2014 at 12:35 am | 4 comments | 214 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

YMCA executive to head Palo Alto nonprofit Abilities United

Charlie Weidanz, longtime head of the Bay Area YMCAs, will take the helm of Palo Alto nonprofit Abilities United, the organization...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 1, 2014 at 9:22 pm | 3 comments | 1339 Views
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