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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Death investigation closes Palo Alto street

Palo Alto police have closed the 300 block of Creekside Drive in the Greenmeadow neighborhood to traffic Thursday night while...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Strange Indeed, on Jul 15, 2016 at 8:39 am | 12 comments | 12227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>COMING SOON ... </B>Palo Alto's annual Festival of the Arts will be held all day Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27 and 28,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Fresh, delicious and decorative

Driving by Sunny Chen's Leland Manor home, most people don't realize that the front yard is planted with vegetables and fruits....

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shocking News - PAUSD miscalculated tax revenue in teacher contract negotiation!

Not sure what to say about this. Hopefully the papers will dig in and explain it. But the bottom line seems to be that...

Original post made by Parent of 2 on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Jul 15, 2016 at 6:49 am | 3 comments | 624 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parents say robot knocked down child

The parents of a 17-month-old boy say a Stanford Shopping Center security robot knocked down their son and ran over his foot...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Got Message?, on Jul 14, 2016 at 11:47 pm | 36 comments | 9518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain Lion spotted

This morning a fellow on a bike saw a large mountain lion on Arastradero Creek trail at Arastradero Preserve. He said it...

Original post made by Hiker on Jul. 14, 2016
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Public Colleges Chase Out-of-State Students and Tuition

From today's NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/08/us/public-colleges-chase-out-of-state-students-and-tuition.html?_r=0...

Original post made by NYT Reader on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by The Way It Is, on Jul 14, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 21 comments | 735 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off the hook

Sea Forager, a homegrown San Francisco seafood subscription service that delivers to Palo Alto, Mountain View and Redwood...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jul 14, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 3053 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Park plan calls for more restrooms, dog parks and native habitats

Pingpong tables at Lytton Plaza. Three new athletic fields near the Baylands. Six dog parks and seven restrooms scattered...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by pooch, on Jul 14, 2016 at 1:23 pm | 17 comments | 3309 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Do Church's have a moral obligation to contribute to affordable housing?

A few months ago, Cornerstone Community Church at 701 East Meadow in Palo Alto had a sign advertising three lots for sale....

Original post made by Church Responsibilities on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Question, on Jul 14, 2016 at 10:54 am | 19 comments | 556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buyer Beware! Door to Door guys trying to sell AT&T U-verse

There are sales guys going door to door trying to sell you AT&T U-verse. They are not AT&T employees, they work for an...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Joe King, on Jul 13, 2016 at 6:46 pm | 25 comments | 16708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google, LinkedIn announce massive land swap

Google and LinkedIn officials on Tuesday announced a surprise deal for a massive property swap that would trade real estate...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Cid Young, on Jul 13, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 4 comments | 10799 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Palo Alto homicide victim 'likely' knew her killer

A Palo Alto woman whose body was found in her home on July 7 was identified Tuesday as Jenny Shi, 65, according to police,...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Hmmmmmmm, on Jul 13, 2016 at 12:33 pm | 9 comments | 16409 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto opts to trim trees, not budget

Money doesn't grow on trees, even in Palo Alto, which has plenty of both. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/08/palo-alto-opts-to-trim-trees-not...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Urcan forestry dept is a joke., on Jul 13, 2016 at 11:31 am | 14 comments | 3611 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FPPC to fine Palo Alto school board member for late campaign filing

The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC)'s Enforcement Division has recommended the agency fine Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by Carl Thomsen, on Jul 13, 2016 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 2052 Views

SPORTS

Meehan gives classic effort for Alpine-West Menlo in loss

Sal Meehan and the Alpine-West Menlo 10-11-year-old Little League all-star team played as hard as they could and gave everything...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by TJ, on Jul 13, 2016 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1115 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion shot and killed

The mountain lion that strayed into Palo Alto residential areas Monday morning was shot and killed by a Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by Marcus, on Jul 13, 2016 at 2:05 am | 10 comments | 16965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert issued for Wednesday

Unhealthy air conditions forecasted because of hot, still weather combining with vehicle exhaust have prompted the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
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SPORTS

Stanford University hit with a lawsuit over concussions

Stanford University, the Pac-12 Conference and the NCAA have been named in a lawsuit filed last week by the law firm Edelson...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by fatherof3, on Jul 12, 2016 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 2133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto middle school vandalized twice

JLS Middle School was vandalized twice in the past week, with "disparaging remarks" against teachers and references to the...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
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