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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto commission backs ban on pot dispensaries

Legal marijuana may soon be the law of the land, but Palo Alto residents who expect to see a pot shop opening up in their...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Illuminato, on Sep 3, 2017 at 11:57 am | 30 comments | 2983 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car crashes into garage in south Palo Alto

A Palo Alto woman narrowly missed being struck by a car that crashed into her garage in order to avoid hitting a motorcyclist...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 3, 2017 at 1:51 am | 21 comments | 7512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stepping into Stoppard

British playwright Tom Stoppard is an intellectual and not afraid to show it. He has stated that, before writing a play,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2464 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawsuit blocks Measure B funds

Santa Clara County's new Measure B sales tax has already collected tens of millions of dollars for a multitude of transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by VTA = Bad, on Sep 2, 2017 at 7:28 pm | 13 comments | 2010 Views

SPORTS

Vikings pushed around by Cougars in nonleague football

Half Moon Bay grabbed a 48-7 win in a game that wasn’t that close. The Cougars (2-0) scored 27 points in the first quarter,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2017
Last comment by Paly Resident, on Sep 2, 2017 at 2:58 pm | 5 comments | 1064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crash off Page Mill Road sends car airborne, landing in brush

A car that went off Page Mill Road in Palo Alto was likely airborne before it landed in brush about 50 feet away from the...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 2, 2017 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 2734 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pastor accused of molesting teens pleads not guilty

A pastor from East Palo Alto pleaded not guilty Tuesday to allegations that he molested three minors in the church office...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2017
Last comment by shane246, on Sep 2, 2017 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 2205 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto looks to curb 'idle' cars

The Palo Alto City Council will consider Monday night a colleagues memo urging a citywide ordinance banning cars from idling...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2017
Last comment by Big Picture, on Sep 2, 2017 at 7:31 am | 53 comments | 5142 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local startup pilots robot delivery service

Palo Alto is one of many cities piloting a self-driving robot by Robby Technologies, delivering food, groceries and packages...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2017
Last comment by We need better sidewalks before this will work, on Sep 2, 2017 at 1:38 am | 49 comments | 6021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tony Kelly resigns as Gunn football coach

Gunn High football coach Tony Kelly has resigned, reportedly due to health reasons, one week into the 2017 season. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by White-washed Spin, on Sep 1, 2017 at 11:58 pm | 1 comment | 1440 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury convicts 'Sunny Day' defendant for 2012 murder

A Menlo Park man who was part of the 2014 "Sunny Day" gang arrests] in San Mateo County was convicted of murder and special...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Someone Has 2 Stand Up, on Sep 1, 2017 at 10:12 pm | 1 comment | 11986 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County launches new immigrant support network

Santa Clara County officials announced the launch of a new network Wednesday that provides support services for undocumented...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by North//East, on Sep 1, 2017 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 1229 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

El Camino plan offers hope to Palo Alto's housing advocates

With a mix of hope and anxiety, the Palo Alto City Council welcomed on Monday a proposal to bring 61 units of affordable...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by hope this helps, on Sep 1, 2017 at 4:16 pm | 37 comments | 4135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn principal aims to provide steady leadership for school in transition

Gunn High School's new principal, Kathie Laurence, doesn't see herself as a hard-charging catalyst. With 22 years under her...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2017
Last comment by lol, on Sep 1, 2017 at 3:06 pm | 21 comments | 4782 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

100+ room hotel at Stanford Shopping Center?

A 100-plus room hotel is part of a major expansion plan for the Stanford Shopping Center, most likely situated along El Camino...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
There are no comments yet. 4430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters fundraising relay may delay El Camino traffic

Traffic crossing El Camino Real may be delayed during the day on Thursday as Peninsula firefighters participate in a relay...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 1, 2017 at 1:37 pm | 4 comments | 1163 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Law professors voice opposition to Persky recall

More than 90 law professors from throughout California, including 29 from Stanford University, signed a letter this week...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Sep 1, 2017 at 11:34 am | 59 comments | 4412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Music school moving to College Terrace Centre

A Palo Alto music school forced out of a church after city officials found its classes are a zoning violation has found a...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Scotty the Boot, on Sep 1, 2017 at 11:19 am | 7 comments | 2694 Views

SPORTS

Returning Olympians give USA women boost in Volleyball Cup

Bolstered by the return of several Olympic players, the U.S. women's national volleyball team opened the USA Volleyball Cup...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by buddy-seth cruise, on Sep 1, 2017 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 756 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge tentatively rules against Persky

The group working to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky won a legal victory on Monday afternoon, when a retired...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2017
Last comment by Rape culture redux, on Sep 1, 2017 at 2:09 am | 20 comments | 2860 Views
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Truckee cafe to expand to Menlo Park
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Senior Scam Stopper Seminar at EPA Senior Center 9/25/17
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