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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to spur Caltrain use among city workers

City workers in Palo Alto may soon have a fresh incentive to ditch their cars in favor of mass transit -- free Caltrain passes. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by 1+1=3, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 29 comments | 13476 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Death investigation closes Palo Alto street

Palo Alto police have closed the 300 block of Creekside Drive in the Greenmeadow neighborhood to traffic Thursday night while...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Strange Indeed, on Jul 15, 2016 at 8:39 am | 12 comments | 13471 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA disqualifies Judge Persky from new sex-assault case

The embattled judge who presided over the trial of former Stanford University student Brock Turner was disqualified Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on Jun 19, 2016 at 6:36 am | 59 comments | 13441 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feature story: Power of the people

All year long -- not just during the holiday season -- volunteers quietly work behind the scenes, providing nonprofit organizations...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Dec 17, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 22 comments | 13438 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior-housing project in Palo Alto riles neighbors

An overflowing crowd of Barron Park and Green Acres ll residents vented their frustration with dense housing and traffic...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Briones Parent, on May 3, 2013 at 1:22 pm | 144 comments | 13438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parting thoughts

They are part of a generation that has experienced real-world success at an early age through their startups and nonprofits,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Americans have no manners, on Jun 2, 2014 at 9:13 am | 20 comments | 13434 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Runner killed in accident was 'a great dad'

When runner Amit Goutam Bagchi was struck and killed by a driver in an SUV on Dec. 19, the Palo Alto engineer had been redefining...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Neighbors, on Jan 11, 2016 at 11:41 pm | 14 comments | 13432 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park: Shots fired at vehicle occupied by young juveniles, mother

Shots were fired Sunday afternoon at a parked vehicle in Menlo Park that was occupied by two young juveniles and their mother. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Karen , on Nov 26, 2013 at 11:27 am | 5 comments | 13427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion attack not a portent, biologist says

The mountain lion that attacked a pygmy goat in San Mateo County's Portola Valley area last week should not be automatically...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Feb 26, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 17 comments | 13418 Views

MOVIES

Movie review: 'Gloria'

Audiences are programmed to expect escapism in movies about romantic relationships, whether they be foregone happily-ever-after...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by twasil, on Mar 21, 2014 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 13406 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Air pollutants linked to higher risk of birth defects

Breathing traffic pollution in early pregnancy is linked to a higher risk for certain serious birth defects, according to...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Earlier study, on Mar 31, 2013 at 8:50 pm | 5 comments | 13390 Views

SPORTS

Edgewood Plaza secures grocery store

The wait for a grocer to fill the vacant space at Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center is over, landlords Sand Hill Property Company...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jul 18, 2017 at 11:30 pm | 70 comments | 13389 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto customers are asking, 'What's wrong with USPS?'

The Palo Alto division of the United States Postal Service is not delivering on services, and some customers and employees...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by Long-suffering, on Jun 30, 2017 at 8:18 pm | 54 comments | 13358 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

District attorney indicts 16 alleged gang members

Sixteen alleged members of three East Palo Alto gangs have been arrested for a violent war involving multiple killings, attempted...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 15, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 13340 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Holman, Scharff, DuBois, Filseth, Wolbach for City Council

We recommend the re-election of two incumbents, Karen Holman and Greg Scharff, and three newcomers, Tom DuBois, Eric Filseth...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, on Oct 28, 2014 at 6:57 am | 41 comments | 13336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High School Work Load

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Original post made by Another Parent on Nov. 30, 2006
Last comment by A Student, on Aug 28, 2007 at 1:17 am | 14 comments | 13329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to build new downtown garage

Palo Alto officials are considering a slew of solutions to downtown's shortage of parking, including more spots for permit...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 17, 2013 at 11:04 pm | 51 comments | 13327 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HP's Hurd and Dunn Need to Go

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Original post made by J.L. on Sep. 21, 2006
Last comment by J.L., on Sep 27, 2006 at 11:34 pm | 8 comments | 13322 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Babbo's and Ramona's shutter

The venerable Babbo's Restaurant, a fixture for 24 years at the Stanford Shopping Center, closed last month. Ramona's Pizza...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Chris, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:44 am | 16 comments | 13303 Views

RESTAURANTS

ShopTalk: Pizza Studio, Polo Ralph Lauren close

Farewell to Pizza Studio and Polo Ralph Lauren; hello to more communal dinner options in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Feb 11, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 11 comments | 13301 Views
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California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
By Douglas Moran | 27 comments | 2,505 views

Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
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Oh, My Aching Knees
By Max Greenberg | 11 comments | 469 views

Love is a Verb
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Registration now open!

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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