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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 | 2143 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 | 4567 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 | 20461 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 | 3622 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 | 3839 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 | 4080 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 | 6874 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 | 2 comments | 1713 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 | 804 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 | 3351 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 | 223123 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pre-construction work starts on Caltrain electification

Preparations for the construction work needed to electrify Caltrain along the Peninsula corridor have started and will last...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Ahem, on Aug 20, 2017 at 3:03 pm | 44 comments | 4630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beyond the 5150

Sarah Gentile was shocked to find, in the midst of a crisis with her teenage son, that there are no hospital beds available...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Aug 20, 2017 at 12:53 pm | 40 comments | 29860 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School's back in session for elementary, middle schools

Teachers across the Palo Alto school district's elementary and middle schools greeted students and parents - many excited,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by Experienced Parent, on Aug 20, 2017 at 10:11 am | 6 comments | 3363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

SCHOOL COMMUNICATIONS HEAD QUITS ...Jorge Quintana, the Palo Alto school district's communications coordinator, suddenly...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by dad, on Aug 19, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 3 comments | 3280 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo man fakes police lights with cellphone app

A 23-year-old Menlo Park man was arrested Monday night for allegedly impersonating a police officer by using a cellphone...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by david endliss yes the one from this article, on Aug 19, 2017 at 7:34 am | 7 comments | 2522 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves to extend ban on outdoor pot growth

Outdoor cultivation of cannabis will remain illegal in Palo Alto for at least another year-and-a-half under a proposal that...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Use Our Beautiful Sunshine, on Aug 18, 2017 at 6:31 pm | 44 comments | 4015 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to advance plan for Caltrain 'grade separation'

City leaders are looking to speed up planning for grade separation along the rail tracks -- a goal that is becoming increasingly...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
Last comment by Claude, on Aug 18, 2017 at 5:11 am | 115 comments | 7589 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Complaint prompts state probe of Tanaka's campaign

The agency that oversees California's campaign-finance laws has launched an investigation into the campaign of Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Pants on fire, on Aug 17, 2017 at 9:55 pm | 66 comments | 6671 Views

RESTAURANTS

Crossroads cuisine

While there is an increasing number of Turkish and Middle Eastern restaurants in the area, most are indistinguishable from...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Los Altos resident , on Aug 17, 2017 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 1779 Views
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Truckee cafe to expand to Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,755 views

Attraction to a Person Outside Your Relationship
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 844 views

One more year
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 824 views

 

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