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AROUND TOWN

With flying colors

India is known for its brightly colored festivals, and one of its most brilliantly hued, Holi, the Festival of Colors, is...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Mar 21, 2016 at 1:39 am | 1 comment | 4138 Views

AROUND TOWN

Court rulings gives big boost to high-speed rail

California's high-speed rail system surged past a major legal obstacle this week when a Sacramento Superior Court judge tossed...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Cost Overrun, on Mar 20, 2016 at 10:05 pm | 14 comments | 3395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Computer recycling locations

I have a number of very old non-working PC's and laser printers that I need to dispose of. There used to be an e-waste business...

Original post made by WilliamR on Mar. 20, 2016
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Mar 20, 2016 at 9:45 pm | 2 comments | 448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Running for School Board?

Are there any people running for school board? I had heard that Townsend was not running, but then that she might. And...

Original post made by Board Watcher on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Comment, on Mar 20, 2016 at 10:16 am | 12 comments | 956 Views

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Attempted kidnapping reported Saturday morning in Atherton

The Atherton Police Department says that a 24-year-old woman's screams drove off a man who was attempting to kidnap her at...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by Harriet, on Mar 19, 2016 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 2715 Views

SPORTS

Eastside Prep girls earn return trip to state basketball finals

Eastside Prep coach Donovan Blythe got the best birthday gift possible as his girls presented him with a return trip to the...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by Diane, on Mar 19, 2016 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 1800 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is wrong with the USPS in Palo Alto?

Today, I was waiting for a package from Amazon that would be delivered through the USPS. I was given a tracking number and...

Original post made by Nayeli on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Mar 19, 2016 at 4:18 pm | 89 comments | 5361 Views

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Red light cameras in Palo Alto?

I entered an intersection while the traffic light was yellow and the light changed to red as I passed through. (The intersection...

Original post made by Driver on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by Chris, on Mar 19, 2016 at 3:14 am | 24 comments | 8809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Track Watch security guards arrested for theft, drugs

Three security guards who were hired as part of Palo Alto's Track Watch program to prevent suicides on the Caltrain tracks...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Poohntigger, on Mar 18, 2016 at 8:59 pm | 10 comments | 2108 Views

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Positively Green: The 'green' and 'blue' connection

There are a number of elements that factor into the overarching principles of green building, and one important consideration...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Former editor, on Mar 18, 2016 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 1686 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Office projects approved around California Avenue

The rapidly changing area around California Avenue is likely to get another heavy dollop of commercial development after...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Mar 18, 2016 at 5:45 pm | 6 comments | 3294 Views

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Resident group petitions city for housing

A coaltion of Palo Alto residents, including eight former mayors, is petitioning the City Council to fix the city's affordable-housing...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by Mike-Crescent Park, on Mar 18, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 110 comments | 7840 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest Track Watch guard for alleged lewd conduct

A uniformed Track Watch guard who was allegedly pleasuring himself in his parked car in Palo Alto last month has been arrested,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Sue Dremann, on Mar 18, 2016 at 3:11 pm | 13 comments | 4421 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In fight against traffic, Palo Alto finds business allies

From Caltrain passes for daily commuters to nimble shuttles for local residents, city leaders in Palo Alto have no shortage...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 18, 2016 at 2:23 pm | 29 comments | 4964 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Study makes economic case for growth

New developments inevitably breed frustrations in Palo Alto, where city leaders have spent much of the past year exploring...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on Mar 18, 2016 at 10:49 am | 49 comments | 5728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Research park companies join forces to fight traffic

For Lockheed Martin, Hewlett-Packard and other titans based at Stanford Research Park in Palo Alto, innovation has always...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl, on Mar 18, 2016 at 9:59 am | 9 comments | 5308 Views

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Home Front

<B><B>HIGH PRICES, STILL .... </B>The inventory of homes in San Mateo County in February as well as total residential sales...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown residents make connections count

When Cynthia Tham picked up her daughter from El Carmelo Elementary School on a recent weekday afternoon, her return home...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deadline nears for Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest

The deadline for entries for the Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is fast approaching. Submissions are due no later than...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Breaking barriers for 50 years

Even as new groups of immigrants are working to help recent arrivals acculturate to life in America, a local 50-year-old...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

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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