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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for alleged rape

A man suspected of raping a woman he knew at his Palo Alto home and preventing her from leaving has been arrested, according...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Questions, on Jul 5, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 4 comments | 9991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas unveils revised expansion plan

The senior services agency Avenidas last month unveiled a revised expansion plan for its downtown Palo Alto senior center...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Amy Andonian, on Jul 5, 2016 at 5:23 pm | 13 comments | 3390 Views

SPORTS

USA women are set to defend FIVB World Grand Prix title

The U.S. Women's National Team is on a quest to get better with each point in preparation for the Olympic Games, and that...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Community Member, on Jul 5, 2016 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 1340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Athlete profile: Ira Glick

Dr. Ira Glick plays basketball because he "loves it" and because it helps him to stay healthy -- mentally and physically....

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Mike Buscemi, on Jul 5, 2016 at 4:51 am | 1 comment | 3550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja to seek approval for growth plan

Castilleja School leaders announced at a community meeting Wednesday night that they plan to file a conditional-use permit...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Marc, on Jul 4, 2016 at 7:22 pm | 17 comments | 5093 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for alleged kidnapping, sexual assault

East Palo Alto police have arrested a man for allegedly kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman on Feb. 4, according to...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by peppered, on Jul 4, 2016 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 4210 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unraveling the mystery of chronic fatigue syndrome

Researchers are making headway toward finding evidence of chronic fatigue syndrome and how it may change the brain. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Brenda Reed, on Jul 4, 2016 at 10:04 am | 10 comments | 12234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Back to basic on low income housing options

Can someone please explain why it is better and fairer to spend the available public funds to acquire an existing trailer...

Original post made by thoughtful gathering place on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by The Jissers don't want to sell, on Jul 4, 2016 at 9:00 am | 22 comments | 668 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman crashes car into Midtown Shopping Center

An elderly woman was shaken up after driving into two building posts of a Palo Alto shopping plaza and grazing the building...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by DumbFoot, on Jul 3, 2016 at 11:16 am | 23 comments | 6576 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A bittersweet outcome

Like many decisions that come after much community angst, Tuesday night's final approval of 16 single-family homes on a 2.5-acre...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 3, 2016 at 7:39 am | 24 comments | 4514 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police make large fireworks bust days before July 4 celebration

More than $12,000 in illegal fireworks and explosive devices were seized on Thursday when authorities searched an East Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Sick and Tired of the Noise, on Jul 2, 2016 at 10:02 pm | 4 comments | 3089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>OUT FOR THE SUMMER ... </B> After a rare double header of meetings this week, the Palo Alto City Council officially...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 2, 2016 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike, pedestrian study focuses on El Camino Real

Among cities that contain some part of the 43 miles of El Camino Real, two of them -- Palo Alto and Redwood City -- have...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Jul 2, 2016 at 12:48 pm | 11 comments | 2124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fourth of July fun

It's America's birthday! Celebrate the Declaration of Independence on Monday, July 4, with feasting, fireworks, parades and...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Eric Mills, on Jul 2, 2016 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 4603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nonprofit aims to bring laundry, shower services to homeless

People who are homeless in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto could soon have free showers and laundry services through a new initiative...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Toby, on Jul 2, 2016 at 8:31 am | 8 comments | 10305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide "musical" an insensitive and incorrect protrayal

Hello, we are two anonymous Gunn students. Recently, we watched A Theatre Near U's original play "A Beautiful Glass." According...

Original post made by Two anonymous Gunn students on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Jul 2, 2016 at 3:57 am | 29 comments | 2953 Views

AROUND TOWN

After toxic discovery, council approves changes to Stanford's housing project

The discovery of a cancer-causing chemical at a construction site prompted Stanford University to redesign its new faculty-housing...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Been There Before, on Jul 1, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 4 comments | 4977 Views

SPORTS

Venus Williams into third round; Nicole Gibbs ousted

==BI WTA Tour == The Championships at Wimbledon are getting ready to close out the first week of competition and seven Bank...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 1, 2016 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 2418 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three Tesla employees die in plane crash

Tesla Motors of Palo Alto confirmed today that three of its employees were killed in a small-plane crash in East Palo Alto....

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by BreinTrans LLC, on Jul 1, 2016 at 9:13 am | 3 comments | 2915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>STORYTIME IN THE GARDEN ... </B>Looking for a late-afternoon relaxing summer activity for your little ones? <B>Gamble...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
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