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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Old Palo Alto launches 'sharrow' revolt

<I>Editor's note: This article was posted on April 1 -- April Fools' Day. It is satire, and thus, while occasionally referencing...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 3, 2016 at 7:11 pm | 20 comments | 1456 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Character witnesses defend Brock Turner

Three character witnesses testifying Friday on behalf of former Stanford University student Brock Turner, who is on trial...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Number612, on Apr 3, 2016 at 4:36 pm | 26 comments | 11672 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pushing the speed limit? Beware the drones

<I>Editor's note: This article was posted on April 1 -- April Fools' Day. It is satire, and thus, while occasionally referencing...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by funny, on Apr 2, 2016 at 6:50 pm | 20 comments | 11139 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain schedule changes on the way

Caltrain will be changing its train schedule starting early next month to cope with the growing numbers of riders bogging...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2016
Last comment by Genady Okrain, on Apr 2, 2016 at 6:47 am | 13 comments | 6578 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new car ban, Palo Alto launches 'self-driving' revolution

<I>Editor's note: This article was posted on April 1 -- April Fools' Day. It is satire, and thus, while occasionally referencing...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by chuck jagoda, on Apr 1, 2016 at 11:55 pm | 15 comments | 5295 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Grass fire near Facebook in Menlo Park deemed suspicious

Investigators have determined a 13-acre grass fire on Monday in Menlo Park near Facebook is suspicious, fire officials said...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 1, 2016 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 2294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City considers redevelopment of City Hall floors into housing

<I>Editor's note: This article was posted on April 1 -- April Fools' Day. It is satire, and thus, while occasionally referencing...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Open, on Apr 1, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 6 comments | 2908 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with sludge facility

The new building slated to go up in the Palo Alto Baylands will be a concrete structure, 50 feet in height, and designed...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on Apr 1, 2016 at 3:41 pm | 9 comments | 3934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Creating cooperative choreography

They're a retired particle physicist, a ground-services manager, a librarian, a psychologist, a homemaker, an aerospace engineer,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Katniss, on Apr 1, 2016 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 892 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>CAMELLIA PEST ... </B>A warning from the Santa Clara County <B>Master Gardeners</B>: Camellias provide beautiful blooms...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2479 Views

AROUND TOWN

Selecting art; on a budget

Carefully chosen art can add life to any room. But how do you select an appropriate piece when you're on a budget? Read...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1983 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View police looking for alleged cellphone thieves

Police are seeking the public's help in finding a couple who stole two cellphones from a Sprint store Wednesday night, then...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Apr 1, 2016 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 2293 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Get some sleep to age better

Sleep is one of only a few activities that is shared by every single human being on the planet. While our bodies require...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 5337 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New high-speed rail plan faces criticism

High-speed rail's recent pivot toward the Bay Area may have energized the project's Silicon Valley supporters, but it is...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by morris brown, on Apr 1, 2016 at 6:36 am | 36 comments | 4681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Governor announces deal for $15 minimum wage

A new agreement announced by state lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown would raise the state's minimum wage to $15 for most employees...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Apr 1, 2016 at 3:08 am | 13 comments | 2312 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-Stanford swimmer found guilty of sexual assault

Brock Turner, a former Stanford University student who was convicted in a Palo Alto courthouse Wednesday of sexually assaulting...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Apr 1, 2016 at 2:56 am | 1 comment | 992 Views

RESTAURANTS

Not just another ramen shop

Rice bowls and noodle soups under $13 are Kumino's primary currency, yet this is absolutely not just another ramen shop....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Apr 1, 2016 at 1:50 am | 1 comment | 4872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Take a morning hike with a ranger

Explore the exciting wonders of the Palo Alto Baylands on a ranger-led hike around the Adobe Creek Loop Trail on Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Kay, on Mar 31, 2016 at 10:09 pm | 1 comment | 858 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

UC lowers standards for out-of-staters to raise cash

"The University of California has been admitting thousands of students from out of state with lower grades and test scores...

Original post made by disgusted on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Mar 31, 2016 at 5:29 pm | 16 comments | 863 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UC Caught with lower standards for out-of-staters

In case you missed it, proof came out this week through a formal audit that UC has been lowering admission standards for...

Original post made by MP parent on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Needs a law, on Mar 31, 2016 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 400 Views
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