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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bring back traffic enforcement now, please!

We desperately need a team of officers around to enforce the traffic laws in Palo Alto. The latest insanity has been...

Original post made by Dave Hoffman on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Lori Hobson, on Jul 20, 2017 at 4:52 pm | 40 comments | 1920 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell housing project nears final approval

A long-debated proposal to build 16 homes at a former orchard site on Maybell Avenue could win a key approval Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Lost oportunity, on Jul 20, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 17 comments | 3543 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

new wallet has label warning may cause cancer

I just bought a new wallet that I like, and it wasn't until later I saw a label on the box warning "may contain chemicals...

Original post made by pares on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by Bruce , on Jul 20, 2017 at 2:19 pm | 10 comments | 4345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Felon arrested after three-car crash, manhunt

A wanted felon out for a night of partying was arrested after a three-car crash and a manhunt in Palo Alto early Monday morning. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 20, 2017 at 11:41 am | 20 comments | 4071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keene names new deputy city manager

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene went well outside Silicon Valley to hire the latest addition to his leadership team, tapping...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 19, 2017 at 8:18 pm | 30 comments | 5101 Views

SPORTS

Paye's Undisputed TNT settle for second in AAU Nationals

Paye's Undisputed TNT lost to The Murfreesboro Force, 59-49, in the championship game of the Eight-grade Division II AAU...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Rudy Ramirez , on Jul 19, 2017 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 1068 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steel worker injured at Facebook construction site

A steel worker was injured Tuesday morning after falling at the construction site of a new Facebook building in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Marlene Dietrich, on Jul 19, 2017 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 1609 Views

SPORTS

Edgewood Plaza secures grocery store

The wait for a grocer to fill the vacant space at Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center is over, landlords Sand Hill Property Company...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jul 18, 2017 at 11:30 pm | 70 comments | 14438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local wrestlers included in national prep female rankings

Menlo-Atherton grad Chelsea Wilson and Palo Alto grad Sara Aguilar were both named to the girls' wrestling national top 10...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by GraceBrown, on Jul 18, 2017 at 6:37 pm | 1 comment | 1121 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury urges new school parcel tax exemptions process

A Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury Report stated that the Palo Alto Unified School District is among the 22 school districts...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2017
Last comment by Abitarian, on Jul 18, 2017 at 5:20 pm | 29 comments | 3170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jewish day school hires former Palo Alto Unified tech teacher

In a push to create good digital citizens, Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School has hired Smita Kolhatkar, a former educational...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by Annette Isaacson, on Jul 18, 2017 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 3611 Views

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 | 5132 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 | 3410 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 | 1380 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 | 2675 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 | 3206 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 | 4999 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 | 3356 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 | 6519 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 | 1730 Views
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