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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man wanted for brazen carjacking at gas station

Police are looking for a man wanted for a brazen carjacking at a Palo Alto gas station near U.S. Highway 101 late Sunday...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by Parenting skills lacking, on Jul 18, 2017 at 12:03 pm | 44 comments | 4684 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 18, 2017 at 11:25 am | 12 comments | 5074 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to crack down on El Camino RVs

Nearly 50 recreational vehicles lining El Camino Real in Palo Alto along the Stanford University border will soon be told...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Do what you planned to do, on Jul 18, 2017 at 6:09 am | 105 comments | 24148 Views

SPORTS

How much better can Menlo-Atherton's football team get?

After the best season in program history, what's next? Where do you go following a historic breakthrough? The Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Good luck MA, on Jul 17, 2017 at 5:15 pm | 6 comments | 2782 Views

SPORTS

Paly's Chryst more than just a passing fancy this summer

Palo Alto's football team was flat-out deficient in the passing game last year in Danny Sullivan’s first season as head...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2017
Last comment by say what?, on Jul 17, 2017 at 4:11 pm | 3 comments | 949 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Off Deadline: 'Contagious hope' is powerful antidote to 'suicide contagion'

A three-person panel speaking in late June to a modest audience at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park presented some simple-sounding...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by fcservices, on Jul 17, 2017 at 1:55 pm | 7 comments | 2048 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three rescued after boat capsizes in Cooley Landing

Two men and a child were rescued Saturday evening from San Francisco Bay after their boat capsized at Cooley Landing in East...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2017
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Jul 17, 2017 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 2786 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guardians of the code

Odds are, you've never shopped at CC Restaurant Supply. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/07/14/guardians-of-the-code...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Jul 17, 2017 at 9:25 am | 37 comments | 5375 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Facebook's proposed 'village'

It's hard to imagine a better example of how messed up our region's planning processes and development policies are than...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 17, 2017 at 8:24 am | 62 comments | 4260 Views

SPORTS

Ibuprofen linked to kidney injury in endurance runners

Endurance runners who take the painkiller ibuprofen during very long runs double their risk of acute kidney injury, a study...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by timetrip, on Jul 17, 2017 at 5:53 am | 10 comments | 2894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Middlefield Road lane reduction moves ahead

Residents along Middlefield Road in north Palo Alto are well accustomed to extreme conditions, whether it's severe traffic...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Jul 16, 2017 at 11:46 pm | 63 comments | 6354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters: Daily rentals in your neighborhood?

Are residential neighborhoods prime to become mini-hotel locations? With advent of the "sharing" economy when individuals...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2017
Last comment by xPA, on Jul 16, 2017 at 7:54 pm | 5 comments | 1549 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Letters to the editor

<B>Palo Alto's priorities Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/02/10/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2017
Last comment by Paul Jensen, on Jul 16, 2017 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cyclist safety/traffic issue: City should create bike lane on Page Mil between El Camino and Park Blvd

Page Mill is one of few major east-west roads traveled by cyclists headed east from the Foothill/Junipero Sera area. It...

Original post made by Alex on Jul. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 74 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Enforcement reflects the community

More than perhaps any other City Hall program, code enforcement is a custom-built operation that mirrors its community. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 15, 2017 at 9:00 pm | 7 comments | 467 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge mulling over sanctuary cities order ban

A federal judge said Wednesday that he is likely to keep in place a preliminary injunction issued in a pair of lawsuits filed...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jul 15, 2017 at 7:22 pm | 9 comments | 1486 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to add housing, retail on El Camino gets a boost

Palo Alto's effort to chip away at what many in City Hall acknowledge to be a “housing crisis” advanced on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 15, 2017 at 3:35 pm | 31 comments | 3504 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judge grants Edgewood Plaza developer a break from fines

Sand Hill Property Company won a temporary reprieve in its court battle against the City of Palo Alto on June 27, when a...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 14, 2017 at 2:22 pm | 12 comments | 2212 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto 15s leave it all on the field in tourney loss

This one hurt a little bit. The Palo Alto 15-year-old all-stars left everything it had on the field in Thursday's 5-4 loss...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Another Baseball Mom, on Jul 14, 2017 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Ravenswood gets 'flexible,' Maum quietly 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. 14, 2017
Last comment by Tod, on Jul 14, 2017 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 1495 Views
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