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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City eyes higher fees for companies renting public parks

Two months after Palantir sparked uproar among residents for taking over a Cubberley Community Center field for a private...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by MyOpinion, 3 minutes ago | 21 comments | 1667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's brick-and-mortar retailers face steep challenges

Downtown Palo Alto stores are struggling with high costs, difficulties in finding employees who will work for minimum or...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Shame on them, 21 minutes ago | 6 comments | 2155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planning commission unanimously recommends office-cap extension

The Palo Alto Planning and Transportation Commission supported the city staff's recommendation to extend the 50,000 square...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, 22 minutes ago | 20 comments | 1296 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: New Target store; Maum opens

In this week's retail news, Target is set to unlock the doors to its first store in East Palo Alto, a new Korean restaurant...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by peta, 48 minutes ago | 15 comments | 5278 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto's murders this year: zero

For the first time in decades East Palo Alto has had no murders this year, police Chief Albert Pardini said this week. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2017
Last comment by Resident , 56 minutes ago | 2 comments | 422 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sexual assault reported at Stanford University on Thursday

A sexual assault was reported at Stanford University on Thursday night, the school's Department of Public Safety said today. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2017
Last comment by resident, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 767 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 Jack, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 4425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>BLUEGRASS ACCOLADES ...</B> Bluegrass musician <B>Molly Tuttle</B> is gaining notoriety with three nominations announced...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2017
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Detroit Dethroned?

The pursuit of self-driving cars has changed the game in the auto industry, with the focus shifting from the physical development...

Original post made by Palo Alto Online staff on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by StanleyS, 4 hours ago | 5 comments | 1603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Regional plans for major housing growth up for approval

Elected officials from all nine Bay Area counties are set to vote this week on a road map for sustainable growth in the region...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by Al, 13 hours ago | 15 comments | 1851 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 Resident, 17 hours ago | 68 comments | 6858 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver of a while Model X 60D near W. Charleston?

Dear Community, Last Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at around 8:00 pm, I was riding my bicycle home southbound along the 400...

Original post made by Oliver Burke on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by Compass, 19 hours ago | 5 comments | 328 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission: Move quickly on new dog park

Palo Alto Parks and Recreation commissioners support building a new dog park at Peers Park in the north part of town, urging...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by Loving dog owner, 20 hours ago | 23 comments | 2055 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man gets jail in East Palo Alto cockfighting case

An East Palo Alto man who faced charges in one of San Mateo County's largest cockfighting cases in history pleaded guilty...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Jason, 21 hours ago | 3 comments | 904 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 Mark Silverman, 23 hours ago | 21 comments | 3572 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 Long Time Residents, on Jul 26, 2017 at 7:35 pm | 20 comments | 5894 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man reports assault, robbery along Oregon Expressway

A man has reported to police that he was punched, kicked and robbed in Palo Alto on Monday, July 10, after experiencing car...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by Huh!, on Jul 26, 2017 at 7:03 pm | 5 comments | 1955 Views

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 Lalo, on Jul 26, 2017 at 6:03 pm | 44 comments | 6731 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police warn of telephone scam demanding ransom

A virtual kidnapping scam involving a demand for ransom in exchange for a loved one's release reported across the country...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by folks, on Jul 26, 2017 at 4:45 pm | 8 comments | 2031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New affordable-housing project proposed in Ventura

After meeting community opposition in its most recent bid to build an affordable-housing complex in its home town, the nonprofit...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 26, 2017 at 11:54 am | 34 comments | 3727 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 31

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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