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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Building owners seek exemptions from 'retail protection' law

Citing economic hardships and an inability to land tenants, owners of two Palo Alto buildings are asking the council to waive...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by poor WSJ, on Nov 4, 2017 at 3:18 pm | 15 comments | 2716 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town: a new path; waiting for the new iPhone

In the latest Around Town column, learn about the city's new approach to establishing a bike-sharing program, people waiting...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Nov 4, 2017 at 12:32 pm | 5 comments | 2055 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student grabbed by man escapes

A female Stanford student walking on campus early Thursday morning was grabbed by a man she didn't know, Stanford Department...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by Marlene Dietrich, on Nov 3, 2017 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 2611 Views

AROUND TOWN

White supremacist group targets Stanford with posters

A white supremacist group that works to spread its beliefs by putting posters up at college campuses across the country targeted...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by C-, on Nov 3, 2017 at 11:58 am | 12 comments | 3919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Making meals that matter

The staff of Ronald McDonald House's Megabites volunteer meal program plan and facilitate the work of feeding the families...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Bank of the Orient moving in; beam bots head to Stanford

In this week's retail news, find out which bank is opening its first Palo Alto location, where telepresence robots originally...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by Spelling?, on Nov 2, 2017 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 1834 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Hinch reaches the top of his profession

A.J. Hinch was never in the running to take over the Stanford baseball program when Mark Marquess retired following the 2017...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by realitycheck, on Nov 2, 2017 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 1189 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attackers ordered to pay man thousands in restitution

Two men convicted of a beating and stabbing in East Palo Alto that left a man partially paralyzed have been ordered to pay...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by C-, on Nov 2, 2017 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 2093 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alert issued for contaminated salads shipped to Trader Joe's stores

Contaminated salads that could lead to listeriosis, a serious infection, were shipped to some California Trader Joe's stores,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by C-, on Nov 2, 2017 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 2543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Being conservative in a sea of liberals

When Palo Alto High School sophomore Jackson Druker wore his red "Make America Great Again" hat to school last year, he said...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Nov 2, 2017 at 8:58 am | 13 comments | 705 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dog leg crossing on Middlefield in Mountain View.

I was in the area and used the new Safeway at Rengstorff and Middlefield in Mountain View (an excellent neighborhood store...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 2, 2017
There are no comments yet. 203 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto shuts down spay and neuter clinic

Citing a staffing shortage, Palo Alto abruptly shuttered last week the spay and neuter clinic that the city has been running...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by Nonutzklutz, on Nov 1, 2017 at 9:05 pm | 14 comments | 3765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to look more broadly for superintendent-search firm

Palo Alto school board members agreed Tuesday to expand their search for a firm that will help the district find a new superintendent. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by Search, on Nov 1, 2017 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 1810 Views

SPORTS

A pair of top-10 finishes leads Paly girls to CCS golf title

The Palo Alto High girls golf team completed a successful round at the Laguna Seca Ranch Club on Tuesday the same way it's...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by Congrats, on Nov 1, 2017 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 1735 Views

SPORTS

Menlo, Palo Alto in CCS Open Division volleyball tourney

Menlo School earned the fifth seed and Palo Alto was awarded the sixth seed for the Central Coast Section girls' volleyball...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 1, 2017 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 1093 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hewlett-Packard historical archives destroyed in wine country fires

Thousands of important papers related to Silicon Valley's early history were destroyed in the North Bay wildfires, Keysight...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by Scotty, on Nov 1, 2017 at 8:26 am | 7 comments | 4755 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Not-guilty plea in infant's death in East Palo Alto

Fabian Zaragoza, the man accused of killing a 3-month-old boy during a gang-related shooting pleaded not guilty on Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by Tom, on Nov 1, 2017 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 3001 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: rise of the robots; flood control

This week's Around Town looks at what Palo Alto is doing to prepare for autonomous robots, offers an update on the flood-control...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2017
Last comment by Anke, on Oct 31, 2017 at 8:38 am | 10 comments | 3071 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police looking for teens who nabbed boy's footwear

Palo Alto police are seeking two teens who stole a 12-year-old boy's shoes after pursuing him and two friends in the Crescent...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by close the Newell bridge to cars, on Oct 30, 2017 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 2741 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Defendant in heroin-related attack picks rehab after mother's death

A man who pleaded no contest to charges stemming from the beating and stabbing of a heroin dealer has been sentenced to one...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by SuperD, on Oct 30, 2017 at 1:46 pm | 4 comments | 2175 Views
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