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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain proposes fare increases starting in 2020

People can weigh in on potential Caltrain fare changes at a series of public meetings the agency will hold this month. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 18, 2019 at 2:30 pm | 4 comments | 1102 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Peninsula food scene gets its own newsletter

To keep Peninsula residents up-to-date on all of the latest culinary happenings -- from parking-lot food stands to Michelin-starred...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jul 17, 2019 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1973 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teens punch, attempt to rob man at gunpoint on Stanford campus

Three teens accused of punching and attempting to rob a man at Stanford University on Monday were arrested by police near...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2019
Last comment by CGPA, on Jul 17, 2019 at 11:30 am | 27 comments | 8066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More counselors, training: Stanford takes steps to support student mental health

Stanford University recently announced efforts to better support student mental health and well-being, including more counselors,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2019
Last comment by Ray, on Jul 17, 2019 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 3941 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cage the Elephant, Beck, Spoon and more come to Shoreline

Indie rockers Cage the Elephant and singer/songwriter Beck are doing their part to bring a broader swath of musical offerings...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2019
Last comment by Ja, on Jul 17, 2019 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1677 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Investigation launched into noose found at Stanford near student residence

Stanford University is investigating how a noose ended up tied to a tall bush near a residence for summer students over the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by federal law about racists, on Jul 17, 2019 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 2721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Webcast: Who are the RV dwellers?

Weekly journalists discuss the diverse community of people living in recreational vehicles along El Camino Real and the various...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2019
Last comment by Common sense, on Jul 17, 2019 at 9:46 am | 13 comments | 2120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tree stuck in wires leads to unplanned power shutdown

About 1,700 Palo Alto Utilities customers are without electricity this afternoon due to an "unplanned, emergency shutdown"...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2019
Last comment by senor blogger, on Jul 17, 2019 at 8:55 am | 3 comments | 2397 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed in head-on collision on U.S. Highway 101 identified

A man who died while driving the wrong way in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto on June 16 was identified...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2019
Last comment by Jim, on Jul 16, 2019 at 7:37 pm | 5 comments | 6012 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

They may be slow, but they're not easy to find

A new program launched by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District aims to help Western pond turtles, California's only...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2019
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Jul 16, 2019 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 2300 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buffalo-milk gelato, Chinese zongzi and crossfit: The latest in local food and retail news

In this week's Shop Talk column, find out where Amity Crossfit moved to and about two new food businesses in the area. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Baylands Golf Links earns spot on best courses list; former city auditor joins BART

In the latest Around Town column, find out how Baylands Golf Links ranked in Golfweek Magazine's best courses list and which...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2019
Last comment by Barbara, on Jul 16, 2019 at 11:20 am | 3 comments | 1810 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$27K in restitution ordered for man who hacked Palo Alto Online

The 36-year-old man who hacked and temporarily shut down Palo Alto Online and other Embarcadero Media websites nearly four...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Too Much Punishment, on Jul 15, 2019 at 11:23 pm | 18 comments | 4819 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

ICE put on notice by federal court, no Bay Area raids occur

After the American Civil Liberties Union took U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to federal court in Northern California,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2019
Last comment by Not WASP, on Jul 15, 2019 at 5:25 pm | 9 comments | 2450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to overhaul parking programs

To address long-simmering frustrations of Palo Alto residents and workers, city leaders are aiming to accelerate reform of...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
Last comment by Commuter, on Jul 15, 2019 at 1:06 pm | 24 comments | 5451 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Experts sound the alarm on 2020 election-meddling

Will deception on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter be a major threat in the upcoming 2020 election? According...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jul 15, 2019 at 10:44 am | 10 comments | 1727 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What would it take to offer overnight parking to homeless students at Foothill College? $830K and political will.

Foothill College President Thuy Nguyen says questions remain about the financial and operational challenges created by Assembly...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jul 15, 2019 at 8:31 am | 36 comments | 6079 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Proposed 2020 Bay Road development would be East Palo Alto's largest office compound

East Palo Alto's proposed commercial mega-development at 2020 Bay Road could fund hundreds of new affordable-housing units,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Resident 2, on Jul 14, 2019 at 4:30 pm | 11 comments | 3902 Views

AROUND TOWN

To reduce waste, Palo Alto takes aim at demolition

In its latest bid to curb construction waste, Palo Alto is preparing to effectively ban contractors from demolishing entire...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 14, 2019 at 4:15 pm | 29 comments | 4916 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Hall managers get 3% raises in new contract

More than 200 City Hall employees, including department heads, managers and supervisors, received a 3% raise this month under...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 13, 2019 at 8:40 pm | 4 comments | 2129 Views
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