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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 resident, on Jul 24, 2017 at 8:06 pm | 3 comments | 1006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials celebrate start of Caltrain electrification

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, on Jul 24, 2017 at 7:28 pm | 17 comments | 1291 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, on Jul 24, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 9 comments | 4082 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, on Jul 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm | 11 comments | 17817 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, on Jul 24, 2017 at 3:52 am | 8 comments | 1906 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., on Jul 24, 2017 at 3:40 am | 17 comments | 4688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Castilleja's unwise stubbornness

Castilleja School, the highly regarded middle and high school that has educated girls for 110 years and around which has...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Old Palo Alto neighbor, on Jul 24, 2017 at 12:48 am | 46 comments | 4403 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 Need To Know, on Jul 23, 2017 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 198 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

M-A's Tonsfeldt makes the right choice in athletics

Kaitlyn Tonsfeldt had been rowing for several months when she had to make an important athletic decision. Would she continue...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2017
Last comment by David Bewicke-Copley, on Jul 23, 2017 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 1455 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, on Jul 23, 2017 at 11:33 am | 4 comments | 1540 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, on Jul 23, 2017 at 7:11 am | 25 comments | 2515 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 | 5255 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 | 821 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 | 2596 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 | 6731 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 | 1588 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 | 5872 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 | 4524 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Will Cali or US ever ban foreign buyers?

Willie Brown is working on state regulations to improve housing affordability this week. Surely someone here can give him...

Original post made by local on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by PA mom, on Jul 21, 2017 at 1:06 am | 12 comments | 380 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board on sex assaults: 'A change in culture' is 'needed'

Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education President Terry Godfrey wrote a message Thursday updating parents on...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by BP, on Jul 21, 2017 at 12:27 am | 21 comments | 3232 Views
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