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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 Reader, 11 minutes ago | 2 comments | 322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula economy labor growth stalled

A midyear analysis of Silicon Valley and San Francisco Peninsula economic trends shows unemployment at its lowest rate since...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by Todd, 17 minutes ago | 4 comments | 944 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 Wow, 26 minutes ago | 48 comments | 4470 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 Time to charge, 32 minutes ago | 2 comments | 386 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 Todd, 36 minutes ago | 34 comments | 4689 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 Santa Clara Housing authority limits number of residents, 3 hours ago | 27 comments | 2307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: staged protest; brick and mortality

In this week's Around Town column, find out why the city has butted heads with the San Francisco Mime Troupe. There's also...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Anke, 4 hours ago | 25 comments | 2331 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 iSez, 11 hours ago | 8 comments | 8330 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 Ahem, 11 hours ago | 62 comments | 4663 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 Reader, 21 hours ago | 3 comments | 1647 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 Marlene Dietrich, on Jul 22, 2017 at 10:50 am | 14 comments | 5184 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal judge declines to lift injunction blocking Trump order on sanctuary cities

A federal judge in San Francisco Thursday denied a request by President Donald Trump's administration to lift an injunction...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by R. Winslow, on Jul 22, 2017 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 671 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 Gary, on Jul 22, 2017 at 7:30 am | 16 comments | 4596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maybell Avenue development moves ahead

A developer's plan to build 16 homes on a former orchard site on Maybell Avenue scored a major victory Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Maybell is oportunity, on Jul 22, 2017 at 6:45 am | 10 comments | 2182 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Five-story hotel eyed for Su Hong site

The latest hotel proposal on south El Camino Real in Palo Alto calls for a five-story hotel to take over a site currently...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Whymorehotels, on Jul 22, 2017 at 2:35 am | 25 comments | 6519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Community Resource Fair

Twenty local organizations will provide information on immigration resources available to community members at a community...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by fcservices, on Jul 21, 2017 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 1063 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mime Troop is breaking the law - DUH

Has Palo Alto reached a new level of PC behavior. To refuse a permit (or whatever they need) to the San Francisco Mime...

Original post made by Lenore on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by PA mom, on Jul 21, 2017 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to help house teachers

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced the investment of $5 million to create a home down payment support fund through...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by Todd, on Jul 21, 2017 at 12:52 pm | 15 comments | 5833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rape reported at Stanford University student residence

The Stanford University Department of Public Safety is investigating an alleged rape that occurred at a student residence...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Mark Silverman, on Jul 21, 2017 at 10:12 am | 9 comments | 4335 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Music school faces possible shut-down

For more than a decade, the New Mozart School of Music has helped to Palo Alto's aspiring pianists unleash their inner Wolfgang...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 21, 2017 at 1:32 am | 90 comments | 7703 Views
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