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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatal collision blocks Oregon Expressway

A fatal collision involving a food delivery van and sedan has blocked access to a major roadway and freeway in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2018
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Feb 23, 2018 at 2:21 pm | 31 comments | 13521 Views

SPORTS

Chen found rhythm and the Gators couldn't ask for more

Niki Chen found her groove just when her Castilleja girls basketball teammates needed her the most. As a result, the Gators...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2018
Last comment by Violet G, on Feb 23, 2018 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>GLASS HOUSES ... </B>Few issues unite and divide Palo Alto neighborhoods like <B>Eichler</B> homes, which are generally...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2018
There are no comments yet. 257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artificial intelligence helps identify more than 250 species in baylands

Eighty citizen and professional scientists gathered at the preserve on Saturday for the baylands' second bioblitz, an observational...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2018
There are no comments yet. 4714 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man who planned to kill three doctors dies

A Visalia man who planned to murder three doctors, including one from Stanford last May has died, the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2018
Last comment by Wife of M.D., on Feb 22, 2018 at 10:49 pm | 6 comments | 4656 Views

AROUND TOWN

Timeless, timely 'Fidelio' soars

In staging Beethoven's "Fidelio," West Bay Opera has put together a cast of magnificent singers and an orchestra of polished...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2018
Last comment by Claude Ezran, on Feb 22, 2018 at 8:22 pm | 2 comments | 668 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City adopts plan to build more housing

Palo Alto’s effort to triple its housing production got off to a promising start Monday night, when the City Council unanimously...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 22, 2018 at 5:06 pm | 82 comments | 4939 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commissioners split over affordable housing

A proposal to create a new zoning district to promote construction of affordable-housing developments in Palo Alto hit a...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 22, 2018 at 1:19 pm | 50 comments | 6218 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer sues College Terrace Market owners

The now-defunct College Terrace Market was apparently facing steep financial challenges, a lawsuit filed in January against...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Ben Dover, on Feb 22, 2018 at 1:18 pm | 29 comments | 4459 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes stand against housing bill

A state bill that would increase zoning densities, relax parking requirements and curb cities' abilities to limit building...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 22, 2018 at 11:15 am | 57 comments | 5445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: School district to host experts on sexual violence, health

The Palo Alto school district is bringing two speakers to discuss with students, staff and community members issues from...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2018
Last comment by chuldren, on Feb 22, 2018 at 8:25 am | 12 comments | 2006 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls more transparency in labor talks

Four members of the Palo Alto City Council members are proposing a policy that would publicize every offer and counteroffer...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2018
Last comment by Annette, on Feb 22, 2018 at 1:28 am | 3 comments | 1400 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New pickleball courts planned for Mitchell Park

Pickelball's growing clout has not gone unnoticed at City Hall, where the City Council recently passed a special proclamation...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Ada, on Feb 21, 2018 at 3:04 pm | 145 comments | 6914 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Utilities tries to keep pace with technological change

When Palo Alto's founding fathers decided more than a century ago to launch a municipal utility, they could hardly have imagined...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 21, 2018 at 2:23 pm | 13 comments | 2780 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Missing a housing opportunity

The single greatest obstacle to creating additional housing in Palo Alto for anyone other than highly paid professionals...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 21, 2018 at 1:53 pm | 26 comments | 4231 Views

SPORTS

Pitching rules as high school baseball spreads its wings

Palo Alto's Niko Lillos threw a three-hitter, Parker Isaacson did not allow an earned run in four solid innings for Sacred...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2018
Last comment by Gator fan, on Feb 21, 2018 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home front: rose talk and a cool city app

A roundup of local home and garden news and events including rhododendron and rose enthusiasts' meetings. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2018
There are no comments yet. 504 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Repairs begin at Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

Leaking pipes, faulty electrical switches and other badly needed repairs are underway this month at more than 100 homes in...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Inspired , on Feb 21, 2018 at 12:04 am | 15 comments | 2976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Signatures filed to place judge recall on ballot

In a milestone for the grassroots effort to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for his alleged bias in sexual violence...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Bill Stienem, on Feb 20, 2018 at 11:10 pm | 56 comments | 4900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss superintendent-search feedback

Through feedback that school leadership, staff, teachers, parents, students and others provided to a consulting firm in January,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2018
Last comment by PTA Member, on Feb 20, 2018 at 9:27 pm | 4 comments | 1726 Views
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