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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Delivery trucks at Edgewood create ruckus for neighbors

The beeping of trucks as they back up at 4 a.m., the clanking of metal cargo ramps on pavement, delivery trucks parking in...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Parking maze, on Dec 6, 2017 at 11:44 am | 38 comments | 4862 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto firefighters head to Thomas Fire

Four Palo Alto firefighters and their counterparts throughout the Bay Area are responding to the Thomas Fire that has burned...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Russell, on Dec 6, 2017 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 2394 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board to discuss gifts policy

Under a proposed administrative regulation, a donor who gives more than $50,000 to the Palo Alto school district but wants...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by No Dark Money, on Dec 6, 2017 at 9:51 am | 8 comments | 2688 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Animal Farm' revisited

Fifteen retirees starring in Avenidas' staged reading of George Orwell's "Animal Farm" this month at Cubberley Community...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2017
Last comment by Income inequality, on Dec 6, 2017 at 4:37 am | 4 comments | 2339 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto police search for missing teen

Jonathan Bedolla, 17, was last seen three days ago leaving the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by Katie , on Dec 5, 2017 at 9:07 pm | 11 comments | 21805 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sunset magazine sold to Los Angeles private equity investor

Sunset magazine, once located on Willow Road in Menlo Park, has been sold to Regent L.P., a Los Angeles-based private equity...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 5, 2017 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 2914 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves Junior Museum and Zoo expansion

One of Palo Alto’s most popular family attractions received a big boost Monday night, when the City Council gleefully backed...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by mattie, on Dec 5, 2017 at 5:34 pm | 9 comments | 3794 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ex-teacher sentenced to five years for molestation

After tearfully begging a San Mateo County judge for leniency during her sentencing hearing for molesting two East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2017
Last comment by Just Yo, on Dec 5, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 14 comments | 4837 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner files appeal

A year and a half after a jury found Brock Turner guilty of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on campus, the former...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2017
Last comment by Gunn Dad, on Dec 5, 2017 at 9:14 am | 14 comments | 6542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Smoking hot fusion

Sometimes I wander into a restaurant that looks interesting without much knowledge of what might be in store. Kemuri Japanese...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 407 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thousands of records exposed in Stanford data breaches

Personal employee information, confidential financial aid and student sexual-assault reports were exposed in three separate...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 4, 2017 at 2:18 pm | 6 comments | 2832 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Stanford's ambitious GUP

The community is awakening to the need to carefully scrutinize Stanford's expansion plan to build another 2.275 million square...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Dec 4, 2017 at 2:07 pm | 5 comments | 2193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ending the wasted food run-around

Peninsula Food Runners works to remove logistical barriers to food donations, picking up leftover meals from tech companies...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Dec 4, 2017 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 1613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing woman found within hours

A 59-year-old with Alzheimer's disease who went missing Tuesday morning was found by a resident in Palo Alto later in the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Experience, on Dec 4, 2017 at 8:08 am | 6 comments | 2410 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto mayor celebrates 'city on the move'

East Palo Alto Mayor Larry Moody pointed to the city's achievements this year, which, he said have kicked opened a new progressive...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2017
Last comment by Nobody , on Dec 3, 2017 at 10:52 pm | 3 comments | 4547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board selects supe-search firm

Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, an Illinois-based firm that has conducted numerous superintendent searches in California...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Exactly, on Dec 2, 2017 at 1:12 pm | 13 comments | 2524 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to assess life for families of young children in Palo Alto

A new city study will take a deep dive into issues impacting parents and young children in Palo Alto, from financial security...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Overgrowth is the Problem, on Dec 2, 2017 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 1656 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Stanford student found guilty in fatal DUI case

A 28-year-old man who drove the wrong way down U.S. Highway 101 in 2013, killing one man and seriously injuring two others,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2017
Last comment by F, on Dec 1, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 16 comments | 40203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Middlefield Single lane and bus stop.

I noticed recently that Middlefield has been narrowed to single lane SB to enable a left turn lane. As annoying as this appears...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 1, 2017 at 1:15 pm | 12 comments | 463 Views

SPORTS

Prep report: Paly boys end Gunn's water polo streak

Jack Anderson buried a shot in sudden death overtime to lift the Palo Alto boys water team to a 10-9 victory over host Gunn...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Great Journalism, on Dec 1, 2017 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1228 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
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