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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford buys homes in College Terrace, raising questions

In order to meet the housing needs of its faculty, Stanford University has stepped up buying single-family homes throughout...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, 3 minutes ago | 37 comments | 5515 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Death investigation closes Palo Alto street

Palo Alto police have closed the 300 block of Creekside Drive in the Greenmeadow neighborhood to traffic Thursday night while...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Merlintuh, 16 minutes ago | 13 comments | 13501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elected leaders celebrate start of Caltrain electrification project

Gov. Jerry Brown, U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi and other elected leaders were at the Millbrae Caltrain station Friday to celebrate...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2017
Last comment by Sam, 30 minutes ago | 17 comments | 1121 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lyft to open Palo Alto research center for self-driving cars

Palo Alto's Stanford Research Park will soon be home to another company pursuing the Holy Grail of the auto industry: self-driving...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by Mike, 32 minutes ago | 7 comments | 2943 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Juveniles allegedly attempt robbery with utility knife

Two boys are accused of brandishing a utility knife at four younger children in an attempted robbery earlier this month near...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Mark Silverman, 51 minutes ago | 1 comment | 371 Views

MOVIES

Shop Talk: Nut House's future; Facebook's mobile market

In this week's retail news, the future of Antonio's Nut House remains uncertain, Facebook will debut its farmers market on...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Lt. Col. (ret.) Kent Jackson, 1 hour ago | 8 comments | 1572 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash into big-rig, car sends man, woman to hospital

A man and a woman were rescued from a sedan that crashed into a parked big-rig and another car in Palo Alto on Saturday night,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2017
Last comment by Lt. Col (ret.) Kent Jackson, 1 hour ago | 14 comments | 3782 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hit-and-run collision injuries bicyclist

A bicyclist was left with moderate injuries in a hit-and-run collision Friday on a narrow arterial in Old Palo Alto, police...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by So, 1 hour ago | 64 comments | 4725 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New charging stations on the way for four Palo Alto garages

Drivers who charge their electric vehicles at Palo Alto's public garages will soon have more stations at their disposal....

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2017
Last comment by Mike, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 1408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to raise fees for storm-drain projects

It's not easy to get residents excited about storm drains during a prolonged drought, but that's what Palo Alto hopes to...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Merlintuh, 1 hour ago | 19 comments | 3493 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Governor signs CalFresh referral bill by Berman

Assembly Bill 323, authored by Assemblyman Marc Berman, was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last Monday, allowing counties to...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 335 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Three men nabbed after allegedly stealing 12 drones

An off-duty Palo Alto police officer helped nab three thieves who allegedly tried to steal 12 drone aircraft from Fry's Electronics...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Merlintuh, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 2274 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposal to change water-leak policy gains traction

Several members of the Utilities Advisory Commission expressed support this week for a new policy that would provide some...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by RobRube, 3 hours ago | 9 comments | 3338 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Garage fire causes roughly $500K in damage

Firefighters quickly extinguished a garage fire in the Old Palo Alto neighborhood on Sunday night that left an estimated...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Long Time Resident, 4 hours ago | 7 comments | 2133 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Where would you go?

If you wanted to move somewhere that offers a comparable lifestyle to the way Palo Alto *used* to be, where would you go...

Original post made by Abitarian on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by long time resident, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 64 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto considers extending office cap

Palo Alto's planning commission will consider this week whether to extend the annual limit on office development cap that...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2017
Last comment by Abitarian, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 843 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hollywood actor found dead in Palo Alto

Hollywood actor John Heard, best known as the dad from "Home Alone," died in a Palo Alto hotel room on Friday afternoon....

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by been there, 7 hours ago | 11 comments | 15904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City cracks down on tenants at First Baptist

After more than two years of providing counseling to Palo Alto teenagers dealing with mental health issues out of an office...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Penny, 8 hours ago | 61 comments | 5566 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Concerned about nuclear weapons? Here's why you should be

Why does the world need 15,000 nuclear weapons, when just a few will cause physical damage to huge swaths of land and the...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Rainer, 16 hours ago | 8 comments | 1887 Views

RESTAURANTS

After 43 years, Hobee's Restaurant sold to new owners

The family who has owned Peninsula breakfast institution Hobee's Restaurant for 43 years sold the business to two longtime...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 16 hours ago | 17 comments | 4657 Views
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