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Verizon wins approval for cell antennas at Little League ballpark

Opponents of Verizon's plan to install a cell antenna at the Little League ballfield on Middlefield Road suffered a second...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Julianne, on Jun 8, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 29 comments | 7797 Views


Filoli volunteers upset over agreement

At Woodside's historic Filoli estate, many of the 1,300 volunteers, who do everything from selling tickets to building the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 29 comments | 12516 Views


Downtown post office considers move to Alma

Citing critical loss of revenue, the U.S. Postal Service is considering moving its downtown branch to Alma Street at the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on May 28, 2015 at 11:29 pm | 29 comments | 11097 Views


Palo Alto raises minimum wage

Palo Alto will have a minimum wage of $11 an hour starting next year thanks to a law that the City Council unanimously passed...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Garden Gnome, on Aug 26, 2015 at 12:00 pm | 29 comments | 10519 Views


Palo Alto Square theater to remain open -- for now

More than 2,600 signatures and letters from the Palo Alto City Council to the landlord of the CinéArts Theatre in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 12, 2017 at 6:37 pm | 29 comments | 12804 Views


Brock Turner judge criticized for child-pornography sentencing

The campaign to recall Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for his controversial sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by OpenYourEyes, on Aug 23, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 29 comments | 13113 Views


New bikeways eyed for Embarcadero Road

New bikeways would roll out alongside one of the busiest stretches of Embarcadero Road in Palo Alto as part of a road-improvement...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2016
Last comment by PAUSD Mom, on Sep 2, 2016 at 12:51 am | 29 comments | 10848 Views


UPDATE: Hillary Clinton to visit Bay Area for private fundraiser

UPDATE: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be in Redwood City on Wednesday, Aug. 24, for a private fundraising...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Stretch, on Aug 25, 2016 at 8:48 am | 29 comments | 14309 Views


Burglars hit Keeble & Shuchat by breaking through wall

Burglars broke through layers of plaster, plywood, sheetrock and a display case to get inside Keeble & Shuchat Photography...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by Raj, on Aug 27, 2017 at 4:48 am | 29 comments | 17772 Views


Menlo-Atherton High School students stage large anti-Trump protest march

A peaceful, if loud and boisterous, protest against the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 15, 2016 at 4:29 pm | 29 comments | 12236 Views


Stanford prepares for next chapter of campus expansion

Faced with a heavy demand for housing, evolving academic disciplines and anticipated growth in its undergraduate population,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Maybe, on Nov 27, 2016 at 3:15 pm | 29 comments | 14444 Views


Bay Area representatives react to 'Trumpcare'

Bay Area elected officials reacted with criticism and dismay to the U.S. House of Representatives' narrow passage Thursday...

Original post made on May. 8, 2017
Last comment by @Nayeli, on May 10, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 29 comments | 3728 Views


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 | 11497 Views


Palo Alto's push for more housing spreads to San Antonio

Facing a shortage of housing proposals, Palo Alto is now considering a move that would have been virtually unthinkable just...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 16, 2019 at 7:19 am | 29 comments | 8509 Views


Coronavirus looms over local restaurants, slowing business

As paranoia about the risk of coronavirus spreads, many, though not all, local restaurants are seeing an impact on their...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2020
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 11, 2020 at 9:23 pm | 29 comments | 28209 Views


As Stage 2 of reopening begins, county has more to do to meet state requirements

As the state inches toward reopening from the COVID-19 crisis, counties are working to meet the California Department of...

Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by JL, on May 21, 2020 at 10:07 am | 29 comments | 9513 Views


Black Lives Matter rally targets Amazon, Facebook in calls for racial justice

A rally against the killing of black people by police echoed through East Palo Alto and Menlo Park on Friday during a rally...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2020
Last comment by Laura Jean, on Jun 18, 2020 at 8:23 am | 29 comments | 12292 Views


Fireworks, Bangs, Explosive Noises.

For the past couple of weeks, the bangs, have started early and finish late at least 6 - 11 pm every night. They annoy the...

Original post made by Palo Verde on Jun. 13, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 5, 2020 at 10:45 pm | 29 comments | 5718 Views


Police swarm scene of reported gunman building a bomb

Palo Alto police rushed to intercept a man who was reportedly armed with a gun and allegedly constructing a bomb in El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 20, 2020 at 5:49 pm | 29 comments | 13326 Views


Palo Alto looks to adopt safe-storage law for firearms

Gun owners in Palo Alto would be required to keep their firearms safely secured or face penalties under a new law that the...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Dec 17, 2020 at 11:11 am | 29 comments | 11932 Views
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