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AROUND TOWN

Sand Hill Property founder behind Hotel California conversion

Peter and Susanna Pau, the quiet power running development company, Sand Hill Property, are the new long-term leaseholders...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 11, 2016 at 2:17 am | 10 comments | 7287 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Knightscope upgrades tot-injuring robot

Mountain View's homegrown security-bot company, Knightscope, is trying to restore its image after a dust-up last month in...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by The Truth, Please, on Aug 10, 2016 at 5:10 pm | 7 comments | 3138 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deadline for input on new paratransit contract looms

With only two public meetings held in the South Bay and one day remaining for public comment, Santa Clara Valley Transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Aug 10, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 2259 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Local Muslims organize in face of Trump rhetoric

Propelled by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's recent belittling remarks about the parents of a Muslim U.S....

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Legal Immigrant, on Aug 9, 2016 at 10:34 pm | 41 comments | 5234 Views

SPORTS

EJ Floreal switching from basketball to track at Kentucky

Former Palo Alto High standout EJ Floreal announced Tuesday he will join the University of Kentucky track and field team....

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by TLM, on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 2061 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alumni to host 'family and culture' event in Palo Alto

A group of Palo Alto alumni working to spur conversation around youth mental health in Palo Alto is hosting a community event...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Toxicity, on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 2964 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto cautious about encouraging second-dwelling units

For some in Palo Alto, "second-dwelling units" represent one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways for addressing the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Aug 9, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 40 comments | 7407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baylands flood-control project kicks off

Eighty years after the enactment of the federal Flood Control Act, a decades-in-the-making flood-protection effort on San...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2016
Last comment by Jim, on Aug 9, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 23 comments | 7176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: End 'me too' raises

It is troublesome enough that the powerful California teachers' union has achieved a system where performance doesn't matter...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Election , on Aug 9, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 30 comments | 6241 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested after spree of bank robberies

An East Palo Alto woman who police say took part in at least nine bank robberies over the summer, including one in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Sylvia, on Aug 9, 2016 at 12:02 pm | 3 comments | 6343 Views

SPORTS

List of local athletes, coaches, administrators, media involved with Rio Olympics

The list of athletes, coaches, administrators and media personnel with local connections at the 2016 Rio Olympics: ==B Basketball...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Gwen, on Aug 9, 2016 at 10:44 am | 3 comments | 2184 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Health team begins work to help San Mateo County residents with mental illness

A new team has begun work to help San Mateo County residents living with a serious mental illness improve their quality of...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Bike Commuter, on Aug 9, 2016 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 2009 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown project sent back to drawing board, again

In a stinging rejection Thursday, the Palo Alto Architectural Review Board voted 3-0, with two members recused, against a...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Aug 9, 2016 at 7:28 am | 44 comments | 9536 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek woman who robbed bank

Police are looking for a woman who robbed a Palo Alto bank on Tuesday morning, according to a police department press release. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by NoMoPa, on Aug 8, 2016 at 4:22 pm | 14 comments | 7744 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Behind the Headlines -- Local Muslims' reaction to rhetoric

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Weekly reporters Sue Dremann and Elena Kadvany talk with Samina...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 8, 2016 at 4:01 pm | 8 comments | 2625 Views

SPORTS

Ledecky swims to world record at Rio Olympics

It could be the first of many. As in both gold medals and world records. Stanford incoming freshman Katie Ledecky, a teenage...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Nayeli P., on Aug 8, 2016 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 1522 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities, ACLU criticize findings of Facebook expansion studies

East Palo Alto, Palo Alto and Atherton have all written letters to Menlo Park, raising questions about the draft environmental-impact...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 7, 2016 at 10:34 pm | 6 comments | 4745 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer of controversial downtown Palo Alto project tries again

Among the many questions pending at Palo Alto's Architectural Review Board meeting on Thursday, perhaps the most important...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Tsk, Tsk, on Aug 7, 2016 at 5:01 pm | 23 comments | 5751 Views

SPORTS

A golden opportunity for Team USA men's volleyball team

Three Stanford grads, all with ties to an NCAA championship, will be representing the United States at the 2016 Rio Olympics...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2016
Last comment by Robby, on Aug 7, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 2399 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Demystifying concussions

Inside Stanford University's Arrillaga Athletic Center, Dr. Jamshid Ghajar, director of the Concussion and Brain Performance...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by John Henry Ruminski, on Aug 6, 2016 at 8:56 pm | 5 comments | 5202 Views
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