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AROUND TOWN

Barnes & Noble opening in downtown Palo Alto

Bookstore giant Barnes & Noble is moving into downtown Palo Alto, but shoppers will still need to head to Redwood City because...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Aug 19, 2010 at 6:03 am | 13 comments | 7258 Views

RESTAURANTS

Smoke gets in your eyes

Now we can relax: The new Dittmer's smells the same as the old Dittmer's — smoky. Over a year and a half since fire...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Gisele, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 7258 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping fire at bay

Under slightly different conditions, a wildland fire in the Palo Alto hills earlier this month could have spread to homes...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Safety should come first, on Jul 1, 2014 at 11:58 am | 26 comments | 7257 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Inside Station 6

A siren screamed as Engine 66 raced down El Camino Real on its way to a medical call. Once there, the three-man crew jumped...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Nov 15, 2015 at 2:43 pm | 34 comments | 7257 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Landlords from hell' plead guilty in four felony counts

A husband and wife dubbed the "landlords from hell" for a series of escalating actions and threats made against their tenants...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 24, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 13 comments | 7257 Views

AROUND TOWN

An oasis even without the orchards

The neighborhood name, Palo Alto Orchards, conjures up pastoral images of when Santa Clara County was the Valley of Heart's...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Grumpy Old Guy, on Feb 23, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 7257 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living large by living small

Like many Bay Area millennials, Alison Rush and husband Jordan Cowman face a difficult dilemma: housing. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by diazmommy, on Oct 21, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 38 comments | 7256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why so few hospital beds for teens?

The absence of adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds in Santa Clara County — described by one Palo Alto child and adolescent...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Thank you, on May 26, 2015 at 8:45 pm | 13 comments | 7251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Victor Frost, well-known panhandler, has died

One of Palo Alto's most colorful characters, Victor Frost, has died, according to the San Mateo County Coroner. Frost, who...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Timekeeper, on Feb 20, 2016 at 9:31 am | 16 comments | 7251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Speeders using Monroe Drive & Miller Avenue as Expressway

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Original post made by Monroe Drive Resident on Nov. 16, 2006
Last comment by Terry, on Aug 22, 2007 at 10:07 pm | 61 comments | 7250 Views

SPORTS

Stanford volleyball player Samantha Wopat dies

Stanford sophomore women's volleyball player Samantha Wopat, 19, died Sunday following a week-long battle after a medical...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by betty blue, on Mar 29, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 24 comments | 7249 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lackadaisical library admin

Four years ago the city auditor suggested hiring a collection agency for unpaid library fines. $300,000 is due now, and they...

Original post made by $300,000 on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Library Hound, on Feb 28, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 11 comments | 7246 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Multifaith Voices for Peace And Justice Joins National Religious Campaign Against Torture

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Original post made by Craig Wiesner on Jun. 5, 2006
Last comment by Jean E. Barker, on Jun 14, 2006 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 7244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chinese homebuyers hone in on Palo Alto

Mei Wu, a Chinese citizen, is looking for a vacation home in Palo Alto — preferably Old Palo Alto, Crescent Park or...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Gus, on Sep 11, 2013 at 10:41 am | 40 comments | 7244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents challenge city over parking at Edgewood Plaza

Neighbors of the Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center are raising concerns that parked cars will clog their neighborhood now that...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Apr 5, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 47 comments | 7243 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utility bill shock

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Original post made by Margaret on Jan. 1, 2007
Last comment by Elise, on Oct 28, 2008 at 11:58 pm | 30 comments | 7240 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

WalMart Goes Upscale = WalMart in Palo Alto?

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Original post made by J.L. on Oct. 29, 2006
Last comment by chris, on Nov 2, 2006 at 10:54 pm | 20 comments | 7238 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: An inflection point in local politics

In a shifting of the power dynamic in our community not seen for more than 40 years, Palo Alto's traditional political movers...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Nov 9, 2014 at 9:16 pm | 27 comments | 7237 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With El Nino looming, residents question timing of bridge replacement

With a whopper of an El Nino predicted for this winter, residents at a meeting on Thursday night told officials they want...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Oct 4, 2015 at 5:42 am | 116 comments | 7237 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone else a victim of teen vandalism?

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Original post made by victim on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 20, 2007 at 12:51 pm | 13 comments | 7237 Views
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