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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Prime for housing? College Terrace apartment plan targets 'moderate' earners

A residential block in the College Terrace neighborhood could become the site of a 24-unit apartment building under a proposal...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2021
Last comment by mjh, on Feb 5, 2021 at 3:42 pm | 39 comments | 11715 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

California Avenue salon owner found dead

The owner of a hair salon in Palo Alto's California Avenue business district was found deceased in her shop Tuesday morning,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Her Dear Friend, on Apr 8, 2014 at 3:27 am | 12 comments | 11714 Views

AROUND TOWN

County looks to set aside more funds to preserve Buena Vista

Santa Clara County supervisors are preparing to raise the pool of money available for a possible purchase of Buena Vista...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:23 pm | 68 comments | 11714 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prosecution questions integrity of witness in Turner trial

The testimony of an expert witness, who asserted that someone who is black-out drunk can still make "voluntary decisions,"...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Mar 23, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 6 comments | 11713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto group awards 25 college scholarships

Four recent graduates of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are among this year's recipients in a scholarship program begun...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Janeen Phillips, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:00 am | 5 comments | 11710 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sunday: Palo Alto's magical mystery trip

When Palo Alto Historical Association Vice President Rich Green told board members that he wanted to do a lecture on the...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2018
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 4, 2018 at 10:44 am | 6 comments | 11709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pollen source - Chinese elm?

For the first time in over ten years I got severe hayfever symptoms this past weekend in Palo Alto. The symptoms tend to...

Original post made by Hayfevered on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by got rid of my own allergies naturally, on May 20, 2014 at 1:58 am | 17 comments | 11709 Views

SPORTS

Coronavirus delays start of high school sports seasons

Local high school sports teams won't be competing until at least December or January, the California Interscholastic Federation...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2020
Last comment by TimR, on Jul 21, 2020 at 2:51 pm | 6 comments | 11705 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A joyful 'Noise'

From handmade acoustic instruments to powerful distorted electronics, from teenage phenoms to music-world veterans, KZSU's...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2016
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 30, 2016 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 11704 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline: Is 'Restore Hetch Hetchy' a pipe dream or a living vision?

A century ago the great conservationist John Muir fought his last great battle: a doomed effort to prevent San Francisco...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 17, 2017 at 11:59 am | 8 comments | 11704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for interim housing facility near the Baylands moves ahead

Inspired by the example of Mountain View, Palo Alto on Monday enthusiastically advanced a proposal to build an interim housing...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by ccb in midtown, on Oct 19, 2021 at 9:25 am | 5 comments | 11700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Learning empathy through Everytown

Gunn High School sophomore Xander Burch has one word to describe Camp Everytown: emotional. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/12/05/learning-empat...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Dec 6, 2014 at 7:44 pm | 4 comments | 11692 Views

RESTAURANTS

Labor of loaf: Manresa Bread expands to Palo Alto

Manresa Bread is expanding to Palo Alto's Town & Country Village this spring. This marks the fourth location for the institution...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2022
Last comment by Bob's, on Jan 20, 2022 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 11692 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park's police chief was publicly accused of using a racial slur in ethics training. Here's the story.

During a town hall meeting Thursday evening to discuss policing in Menlo Park, Housing Commissioner Karen Grove said she'd...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jun 25, 2020 at 7:39 pm | 29 comments | 11689 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council looks to upgrade to City Hall technology

Seeking to replace aged technology and further spruce up the City Council's main meeting room, Palo Alto is preparing to...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2018
Last comment by Kevin, on Apr 3, 2018 at 11:34 pm | 28 comments | 11688 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In the shadow of deportation

The rumors of ICE deportations - and how quickly they spread - point to a population of immigrants who are not only afraid...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 23, 2017 at 9:36 pm | 57 comments | 11688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High senior publishes children's book on autism

Inspired by a friend and class assignment, an autistic senior at Gunn High School has self-published a children's book on...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 23, 2014 at 2:24 pm | 9 comments | 11684 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Water flowing freely again in San Francisquito Creek

A century-old concrete barrier in the San Francisquito Creek has been removed, a triumph for the steelhead trout, conservationists...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Interested Citizen, on Oct 21, 2013 at 4:55 pm | 13 comments | 11684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla plans to move headquarters to Palo Alto

Tesla Motors, whose sleek, flashy roadsters have become a visible emblem of Bay Area's growing electric-car industry, is...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 22, 2009 at 9:59 am | 36 comments | 11683 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The brain detective

In the world of pathologists, Dr. Hannes Vogel of Stanford University Medical Center is a rarefied subset. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by Brain Reality, on Mar 1, 2019 at 8:34 am | 21 comments | 11682 Views
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