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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arraigned for East Palo Alto shootings

A 31-year-old man who fatally shot another man in East Palo Alto after an argument over a woman in July 2015 was arraigned...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2017
Last comment by M. Driscoll, on Aug 25, 2017 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 4572 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A roadway Odyssey -- Palo Alto-style

While some of my friends binge on their second safaris, cruise European canals or time-share in Hawaii, I consider a trip...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by I like to bike., on Aug 24, 2017 at 7:18 pm | 14 comments | 2437 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man shoplifts Champagne from Mollie Stone's

Palo Alto police are investigating a petty theft at Mollie Stone's market on Monday, when eight bottles of Champagne were...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by stanford student, on Aug 24, 2017 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 2129 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Symposium highlights new chronic fatigue syndrome research

A community symposium with world researchers of one of the world's most puzzling diseases will take place at Stanford University...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2017
Last comment by Complexity must be addressed, too, on Aug 24, 2017 at 3:17 pm | 37 comments | 17531 Views

SPORTS

Girls tennis, volleyball open the curtain on prep sports

A pair of girls volleyball matches and a girls tennis match Thursday officially kicks down the door of the 2107-18 school...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Aug 24, 2017 at 12:30 pm | 5 comments | 1047 Views

MOVIES

Stanford Dish fire caused by bird that struck power line

A bird that flew into a power line sparked a grass fire at the Stanford Dish Tuesday night that threatened a structure and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Aug 24, 2017 at 9:04 am | 7 comments | 4780 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's McNealy explains his decision regarding pro golf

"Stanford head coach Conrad Ray took a huge chance on a scrawny 17-year-old hockey player when he offered me a four-year...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by ExSUNW, on Aug 23, 2017 at 9:27 pm | 1 comment | 1308 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

La Comida struggling to find new location

La Comida Senior Nutrition, a longtime senior lunch program relied on by more than 160 seniors, is asking the community to...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Mr Ed, on Aug 23, 2017 at 3:41 pm | 14 comments | 4761 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eclipse called 'epic,' 'eerie,' 'amazing'

A handful of Palo Alto residents had a prime view of Monday's solar eclipse from the path of totality, an experience they...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Penny, on Aug 23, 2017 at 11:12 am | 5 comments | 2869 Views

AROUND TOWN

District to spend additional $200K on Title IX investigations

The Palo Alto school district is anticipating spending an additional $200,000 this school year to investigate numerous reports...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2017
Last comment by Dumpster Fire, on Aug 22, 2017 at 10:36 pm | 7 comments | 2113 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls new approach on fiber network

For nearly two decades, Palo Alto's plan to dramatically expand its fiber ring and bring high-speed internet to every household...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2017
Last comment by Craig, on Aug 22, 2017 at 10:05 pm | 25 comments | 4538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buyer Beware! Door to Door guys trying to sell AT&T U-verse

There are sales guys going door to door trying to sell you AT&T U-verse. They are not AT&T employees, they work for an...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by victim of AT&T door sales, on Aug 22, 2017 at 8:15 pm | 26 comments | 20427 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man wanted for purse robbery at Stanford Shopping Center

Palo Alto police are looking for a man wanted for robbing a woman of her purse at Stanford Shopping Center on Sunday. He...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Stanford Shopper, on Aug 22, 2017 at 6:28 pm | 9 comments | 3596 Views

AROUND TOWN

City, Stanford officials celebrate grand opening of Mayfield Place

A new residential building on El Camino Real may just look like any regular apartment complex, but walk past its tall red...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Aurora Yenchik, on Aug 22, 2017 at 12:49 pm | 12 comments | 3816 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Judge Persky's misjudgment

Regardless of whether one believes Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky should be removed from office because...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 22, 2017 at 9:54 am | 48 comments | 4041 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner judge responds to recall

Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara County judge who is facing a recall after his controversial sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2017
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Aug 22, 2017 at 3:55 am | 66 comments | 6852 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park firefighter injured battling house fire

A firefighter with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District was injured late Friday night working to extinguish a fire in...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2017
Last comment by vmshadle, on Aug 21, 2017 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 1681 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shocking Avenidas plans

I just received a letter from Avenidas asking for support for their expansion plans. A picture of the new building is shown....

Original post made by Neighbor on Apr. 1, 2017
Last comment by Oldster, on Aug 21, 2017 at 5:13 pm | 13 comments | 800 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Committee recommends no stakeholder group in rail redesign

Palo Alto could move ahead with plans to transform its rail corridor without a formal community stakeholder group to provide...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Aug 21, 2017 at 2:12 pm | 29 comments | 3324 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Joe Franzini (J.B.), on Aug 20, 2017 at 4:30 pm | 1134 comments | 222921 Views
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