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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Little foxes: One Palo Alto man's quest to protect the baylands' gray fox

In the early evening sunset of the Palo Alto Baylands, a pair of small, furry creatures peered from the brush, watching intently....

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by @David, on Dec 20, 2015 at 4:35 pm | 25 comments | 8985 Views

RESTAURANTS

C'est magnifique

Mademoiselle Colette, the elegant French patisserie that opened in Menlo Park last month, has quickly proven popular. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Nov 17, 2015 at 12:36 pm | 17 comments | 8976 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PAPD at Dan Brown's Sports Bar

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Original post made by qq on Mar. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jonathan, on Jan 9, 2011 at 12:44 pm | 40 comments | 8973 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA Junior Museum: Independence or Boondoggle?

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Original post made by Ron Lee on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Aleks, on Feb 24, 2007 at 7:26 pm | 18 comments | 8972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abilities United to redevelop all facilities

Six months after Abilities United announced the closure of its Betty Wright Aquatic Center, the organization's board of directors...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Betty Wright Legacy, on Jul 11, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 10 comments | 8966 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook moves headquarters to Menlo Park

Facebook's plan to shift headquarters from Palo Alto to Menlo Park has possibly been the worst-kept secret of the past month....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Viv, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:55 pm | 23 comments | 8965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama plans 'cybersecurity summit' at Stanford

President Barack Obama is planning a trip to the Bay Area next week as he prepares to push for changes in cybersecurity policy....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Here we go again, on Feb 14, 2015 at 12:08 am | 36 comments | 8963 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council spars over land-use vision

Faced with growing concerns about too much traffic and not enough housing, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to retain...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Citize, on Feb 5, 2017 at 12:19 pm | 88 comments | 8959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

As winter approaches, we typically expect Bay Area and Peninsula home prices to start cooling along with the weather, as...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2013
Last comment by Some people!, on Dec 26, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 8959 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected burglar nabbed near Stanford Dish

Palo Alto and Stanford University police arrested a suspected burglar late Wednesday morning after finding him hiding in...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on May 31, 2012 at 9:38 pm | 13 comments | 8957 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Atherton kidnapper Schoenfeld will be paroled

Richard Schoenfeld, who grew up in Atherton and was imprisoned for nearly 36 years on a 1976 conviction for the kidnapping...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 24, 2012 at 8:49 am | 16 comments | 8957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Victor Frost, well-known panhandler, has died

One of Palo Alto's most colorful characters, Victor Frost, has died, according to the San Mateo County Coroner. Frost, who...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Timekeeper, on Feb 20, 2016 at 9:31 am | 16 comments | 8957 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lane reduction eyed for stretch of Middlefield Road

After years of collisions, congestion and complaints, a bustling, three-block stretch of Middlefield Road near the Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 19, 2017 at 6:12 am | 36 comments | 8956 Views

AROUND TOWN

Frank Gehry redesigns Facebook's west campus

Frank Gehry is to architecture as Mark Zuckerberg is to social media: A star. The famous architect, known for award-winning...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 27, 2012 at 7:16 am | 6 comments | 8956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local mom launches app to help kids lose weight

Joanna Strober's 11-year-old son had a weight problem. Looking for advice and specific weight-loss tools, she took her son...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by mathewmurdock, on Mar 11, 2015 at 1:01 am | 11 comments | 8954 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents catch city wasting water

One day after the City of Palo Alto adopted water-use restrictions for businesses and residents, mushrooms growing in city...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Aug 9, 2014 at 3:54 am | 37 comments | 8952 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New plan reflects changing vision for prominent El Camino site

One year after Palo Alto swiftly shut down a plan to construct an office building at the busy intersection of El Camino Real...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by Sunshine, on Sep 14, 2016 at 5:32 pm | 55 comments | 8951 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Unified associate superintendent gone

Palo Alto Unified Associate Superintendent Markus Autrey, the district's second-in-command who was hired just 18 months ago,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Samuel L., on Jan 18, 2017 at 3:30 pm | 9 comments | 8950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil-rights officials present harassment guidelines

More than 100 people showed up Thursday night to a parent-education event in which representatives from the U.S. Department...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by spectator at large, on Mar 31, 2015 at 1:20 am | 37 comments | 8948 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Seniors oppose 'ugly, depressing' new colors at apartments

More than 25 seniors and disabled residents have launched a petition against a new color scheme at their apartment building,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Uschi, on Jul 25, 2016 at 11:23 am | 41 comments | 8947 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 15 comments | 3,837 views

Eat, Surf, Love
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 1,253 views

The Cost of Service
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One-on-one time
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