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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Circular-shaped Los Altos Hills remodel provides 180-degree Silicon Valley views

Rather than demolish their quirky, circular 1960s-era home, Los Altos Hills couple decides to reconfigure the floor plan...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 1, 2022 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 5716 Views

RESTAURANTS

New life eyed for the historic Nut House building

A proposal to partially demolish and rehabilitate a building that once housed Antonio's Nut House and, before that, a Safeway...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2022
Last comment by WilliamR, on Jun 1, 2022 at 6:19 pm | 5 comments | 9534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for condominium development near Greer Park wins support

A proposal to build a condominium community next to Greer Park appears to be on the fast track toward approval thanks to...

Original post made on May. 26, 2022
Last comment by William Hitchens, on May 31, 2022 at 5:47 pm | 7 comments | 5015 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two teens arrested for strong-arm robbery

Palo Alto police have arrested two 17-year-old boys in connection with a strong-arm robbery against another teenage boy on...

Original post made on May. 26, 2022
Last comment by William Hitchens, on May 31, 2022 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 3815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Palo Alto Community Fund awards a record 96 grants to nonprofits

Read news about a total $1.7 million distributed to local nonprofits, the City Council advancing a plan to upgrade Fire Station...

Original post made on May. 31, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3222 Views

BOOKS

How Stanford med student Grace D. Li is handling becoming a bestselling author overnight

Inspired by the real thefts of Chinese art from European museums, Stanford medical student Grace Li's "Portrait of a Thief"...

Original post made on May. 28, 2022
Last comment by Shirley 'Mac', on May 28, 2022 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 4895 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto shifts to domestic markets for recycled goods

Palo Alto takes pride in its record on recycling, but the city's recent efforts to track materials that get shipped out to...

Original post made on May. 25, 2022
Last comment by Citizen, on May 28, 2022 at 11:10 am | 9 comments | 6460 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police warn of jewelry thefts targeting the elderly after third incident comes to light

Palo Alto police are looking into whether a third roadside jewelry theft reported this week is connected to two other similar...

Original post made on May. 26, 2022
Last comment by john_alderman, on May 28, 2022 at 9:08 am | 4 comments | 4840 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senate approves Becker's bill to limit police radio encryption

A bill from State Sen. Josh Becker that would require California law enforcement agencies to find alternatives to radio encryption...

Original post made on May. 27, 2022
Last comment by Local Resident, on May 27, 2022 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 3066 Views

BOOKS

Summer movie lineup offers hope for theaters, something for everyone

Summer film season is back, with big-scale action and family movies but also counter-programming for those seeking something...

Original post made on May. 27, 2022
Last comment by Jack, on May 27, 2022 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 3067 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

After Texas shooting: A call to 'advance our resolve'

Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state's top Democrats vowed to "expedite" the gun control bills currently moving through the Legislature. Read...

Original post made on May. 26, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on May 26, 2022 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 1647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

<B>Let Castilleja move forward Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2022/04/08/letters posted...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on May 26, 2022 at 10:37 am | 4 comments | 1285 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living in a pod? New concept in affordable shared housing emerges in Palo Alto

Its name has the cache of a trendy Brooklyn home, but Brownstone Shared Housing has brought a new housing concept that is...

Original post made on May. 3, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on May 25, 2022 at 8:41 pm | 55 comments | 50926 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California reports first case of suspected monkeypox

The first suspected case of monkeypox in California, a viral infection that causes respiratory symptoms and scarring skin...

Original post made on May. 25, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on May 25, 2022 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 5029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Graduate debt-free? University of California leaders think it's possible

The University of California is vowing to offer its California undergraduates a debt-free college experience by 2030 as part...

Original post made on May. 24, 2022
Last comment by Von Halstead, on May 25, 2022 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 2896 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Home Depot worker dies in industrial accident

A 39-year-old employee was killed on Friday, May 13, at a Home Depot store in East Palo Alto, according to police. Read...

Original post made on May. 24, 2022
Last comment by William Hitchens, on May 24, 2022 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 5078 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opinion: How an emergency Ravenswood kindergarten teacher changed my life

East Palo Alto City Council member Antonio Lopez makes pitch for supporting Measure I, which appears on the June 7 primary...

Original post made on May. 24, 2022
Last comment by Just Sayin', on May 24, 2022 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 2898 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain returns to its regular schedule this week, after construction reduced its service

Caltrain returned to its regular schedule this week with 104 trains each day following the completion of mid-county signal...

Original post made on May. 23, 2022
Last comment by William Hitchens, on May 23, 2022 at 6:36 pm | 1 comment | 1950 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Senate bill to limit police encryption scores another victory

State Sen. Josh Becker's proposal to require police departments to find alternatives to radio encryption took another major...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by Sharon Johnson, on May 23, 2022 at 3:01 pm | 6 comments | 3087 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto residents want surveillance cameras after park shooting

When volleys of gunfire erupted Tuesday at Jack Farrell Park in East Palo Alto, screaming children ran from the playground...

Original post made on May. 21, 2022
Last comment by We Are The People, on May 23, 2022 at 12:06 pm | 4 comments | 5842 Views
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