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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man receives three-year prison sentence for child porn

A 25-year-old East Palo Alto man was sentenced on Friday to three years in state prison for child pornography, according...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district eyes resolution agreement for website-accessibility complaint

School district staff are asking the board to enter into a voluntary resolution agreement with a federal agency in response...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
Last comment by Solon, on May 9, 2017 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1806 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Edgewood developer sues over fines

Attorneys for an Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center developer filed an appeal in Santa Clara County Superior Court on Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Paul, on May 9, 2017 at 8:26 am | 43 comments | 4409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student finds suspicious pair outside dorm

Stanford University deputies are looking into a suspicious incident involving two males, one of whom was possibly holding...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on May 9, 2017 at 8:02 am | 1 comment | 2010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan to rebuild Hotel Parmani gains traction

A plan to demolish the aged Hotel Parmani on El Camino Real and construct a roomier, more prominent hotel gained momentum...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Gerald Dean, on May 9, 2017 at 3:00 am | 18 comments | 2953 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to watch City Council meetings

For those who don't know, this web page explains how to watch City Council (and other City) meetings: http://midpenmedia.org/local-tv/watch-now/ The...

Original post made by Resident on May. 6, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on May 8, 2017 at 7:51 pm | 4 comments | 214 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for prowling near Stanford University

A man arrested for prowling on Monday could be connected with two indecent exposure cases at Stanford University last month,...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Sea Seelam Reddy, on May 8, 2017 at 4:39 pm | 4 comments | 3287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto drops bid to buy downtown post office

After nearly four years of negotiations with the United States Postal Service, Palo Alto is abandoning its plan to purchase...

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 8, 2017 at 4:02 pm | 35 comments | 4739 Views

AROUND TOWN

Marion Mandell

This month, Marion Mandell is receiving the Avenidas Lifetimes Achievement Award for her ongoing service to local Girl Scouts...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Evelyn Aguon, Troop 60647, on May 8, 2017 at 11:53 am | 3 comments | 580 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Battery reported on Stanford University campus

According to police, a battery was reported early Sunday morning on Stanford University's campus. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 8, 2017
Last comment by mutt, on May 8, 2017 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 2416 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meet Palo Alto's change-makers

Creating positive change doesn't happen overnight. Just ask the seven Palo Alto residents who have been selected as recipients...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Indira Selvakumaraswamy, on May 7, 2017 at 10:41 am | 5 comments | 2696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Behind the Headlines: building a bike-friendly city

On this week's Behind the Headlines, Robert Neff, chair of the Palo Alto Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee, joins...

Original post made on May. 6, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on May 7, 2017 at 8:08 am | 5 comments | 1867 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board approves some budget cuts, with more to come

Palo Alto school trustees approved about $3.4 million in budget cuts for the 2017-18 school year on Wednesday, continuing...

Original post made on May. 7, 2017
Last comment by KTD, on May 7, 2017 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 1528 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palantir's plan for Cubberley party riles neighbors

Palo Alto's famously secretive data-mining giant Palantir entered the spotlight this week when its event organizers installed...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Patrick Toland, on May 6, 2017 at 8:49 pm | 173 comments | 11410 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

REDUCE Aircraft Noise - Meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - Thursday Sept 29, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Palo Alto and Neighboring Communities, If you are concerned with the alarming increase in aircraft noise over our communities,...

Original post made by Sky Posse Palo Alto on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by SFO dumping ground, on May 6, 2017 at 9:20 am | 36 comments | 889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Python in Palo Alto

Never mind that "Spamalot" is based on a movie that's more than 40 years old -- it's still wonderfully wacky, silly and guaranteed...

Original post made on May. 6, 2017
Last comment by Alex M., on May 6, 2017 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 1258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ruth and George Chippendale

Ruth and George Chippendale are receiving the Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement Award for their service to Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by canary, on May 5, 2017 at 9:45 pm | 1 comment | 792 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Vikings break the ice in beating Mountain View, 2-0

==BI Girls soccer == The Palo Alto girls soccer team recorded its 13th shutout of the season and exacted some revenge from...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1723 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to report an abandoned car?

Does anyone know the maximum number of days a car is permitted to remain parked continuously (without being moved) on a city...

Original post made by Dave on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jojo, on May 5, 2017 at 4:58 pm | 9 comments | 3206 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford woman bilked of $8,000 in 'scholarship tax' scam

A 28-year-old Stanford woman was scammed into paying a bogus tax bill with $8,000 in Apple gift cards on April 17, police...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Srsly?, on May 5, 2017 at 4:07 pm | 5 comments | 1720 Views
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