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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents reaffirm support for Caltrain trench

As Palo Alto moves ahead with its plan to reconstruct the rail corridor to separate trains from local roads, residents and...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2017
Last comment by Larry Cohn, 32 minutes ago | 111 comments | 7889 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rash of phone scams reported in Palo Alto

A range of phone scams have been reported in Palo Alto in recent weeks, including people posing as Internal Revenue Service...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Judge Judy , 32 minutes ago | 25 comments | 10566 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Enforcement to remove RVs largely ineffective

The scores of RVs and other vehicles in which people are living along El Camino Real haven't dwindled much since late June,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, 1 hour ago | 51 comments | 4996 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Delivery trucks at Edgewood create ruckus for neighbors

The beeping of trucks as they back up at 4 a.m., the clanking of metal cargo ramps on pavement, delivery trucks parking in...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Lenore, 7 hours ago | 20 comments | 2861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Miki Werness out at College Terrace Market

The grocer whose experience in the business convinced the Palo Alto City Council to give the go-ahead for the new College...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2017
Last comment by we will see about that, 11 hours ago | 31 comments | 4994 Views

SPORTS

Paly football rocks and rolls and keeps the music blaring

The Palo Alto football team had a nice time on the bus ride home Friday night. The Vikings were celebrating their first win...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by Fan, 11 hours ago | 3 comments | 965 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Administrators who handled Paly sex-assault case ID'd

At the school board's first public meeting about a just completed law-firm investigation into the district's response to...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Lack of Truth, 12 hours ago | 62 comments | 7707 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: shaky ground; going platinum

In this week's Around Town column, read a firsthand account from a local executive in Mexico City during Tuesday's massive...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
Last comment by EV driver, 15 hours ago | 6 comments | 1234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rinconada Pool -- Reliable?

Rinconada Pool is now under new management -- Team Sheeper (aka Palo Alto Swim and Sport). I showed up on Saturday at 6:30am...

Original post made by Rinconada Pool Question on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by Rinconada Pool Question, 16 hours ago | 4 comments | 136 Views

RESTAURANTS

Review: Passing the test of time

Il Fornaio has established a longtime comfort level with its customers in the 34 years it has been open in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Ill 4 Now, ohhhhhhh, 19 hours ago | 1 comment | 4128 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: More fitness; Copyamerica shutters

In this week's retail news in Palo Alto, Stanford Shopping Center is slated to get another workout option, a longtime printing...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by annette, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 1919 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In south Palo Alto, a battle is brewing

A proposal to build a 69-room hotel and eight townhomes has residents of the next-door Palo Alto Redwoods condominium complex...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2017
Last comment by saichai, on Sep 25, 2017 at 1:06 am | 58 comments | 9236 Views

RESTAURANTS

PA council pushes ahead with broadband

In a long-awaited decision, the Palo Alto City Council voted 5-1 Monday night to pursue negotiations with Idaho-based 180...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
Last comment by Jaime, on Sep 25, 2017 at 12:23 am | 2 comments | 7869 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Making the most of indoor/outdoor living

Some may see the oblong structure as a future cabana, writer's hideaway or an extra bedroom in the backyard. But Sunset will...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by Haha, on Sep 24, 2017 at 11:37 pm | 1 comment | 7022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report: District leaders failed to follow law, procedures in sexual assault case

A highly critical report released Wednesday afternoon details how Palo Alto High School and district administrators repeatedly...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by A former parent, on Sep 24, 2017 at 8:37 pm | 43 comments | 6222 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Free help for DACA renewals today

Several local and countywide groups will host a special workshop in Mountain View today to assist undocumented immigrants...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by Vets-Need-Help-Too, on Sep 24, 2017 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Déjà vu for school district

Another disturbing portrait emerged this week of a school district still confused about its legal obligations in handling...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Lame excuses, on Sep 24, 2017 at 4:15 pm | 22 comments | 2793 Views

SPORTS

Love conquers all as Stanford rips UCLA, 58-34

If there were any lingering doubts as to Bryce Love's running ability, they were certainly extinguished Saturday night during...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by saturday night, on Sep 24, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water main break repaired on University Avenue

Downtown Palo Alto experienced a water main break on Saturday, leaving some customers without water for several hours, according...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by David, on Sep 24, 2017 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 1764 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline

Where is 'Conan the Grammarian' in the battle with grammar barbarians? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/12/02/off-deadline...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2016
Last comment by Kennita Watson, on Sep 23, 2017 at 11:18 pm | 9 comments | 3290 Views
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Truckee cafe to expand to Menlo Park
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Attraction to a Person Outside Your Relationship
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"Instead I held you"
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Senior Scam Stopper Seminar at EPA Senior Center 9/25/17
By Max Greenberg | 0 comments | 237 views

 

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