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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAMF docs: What we can do to reduce risk for our teens

The pediatricians of Palo Alto Medical Foundation are deeply saddened by the local recent events. The loss of a young person's...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Parent, 1 minutes ago | 246 comments | 14762 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown garage makes an 'iconic' statement in Palo Alto

With its glassy facade, its arch shape and its ambiance of silent elegance, Palo Alto's iconic new garage is like no other...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Rose A, 4 minutes ago | 17 comments | 2443 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parisian nail salon to replace Fresh Market

A chain of organic nail salons that has taken Paris by storm will be moving into the space recently vacated by Fresh Market...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Rose A, 7 minutes ago | 29 comments | 2951 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford graduate student accused of poisoning lab mates

A Stanford University graduate medical student faces charges of poisoning her fellow lab mates in a series of incidents that...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by former Palo Altan, 15 minutes ago | 6 comments | 2853 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New art project, 'Collisions,' approved for downtown Palo Alto

Come September, 2015, downtown Palo Alto pedestrians will be bumping into art – literally. The city's latest public...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Shani Kleinhaus, 16 minutes ago | 10 comments | 1237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With a sense of urgency, board approves mental health funding

Facing what multiple board members and the superintendent called a public health crisis at Palo Alto's two high schools,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by PAUSD Parent, 22 minutes ago | 33 comments | 2528 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue construction now set for 2017 completion

In what some might call a Public Works mea culpa, Palo Alto officials are embarking on a new $7.2 million streetscape project...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Ahem, 30 minutes ago | 12 comments | 1562 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Troubling' cheating allegations at Stanford

Stanford University officials are investigating allegations of a high number of students engaging in cheating, according...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sol, 33 minutes ago | 26 comments | 3993 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Suspicions of theft triggered Palo Alto's murder-suicide

The Palo Alto man who police said fatally shot the apartment manager at the Alta Torre Apartments before killing himself...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by resident, 38 minutes ago | 5 comments | 1384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local attorney eyeing U.S. Senate race

Local attorney George "Duf" Sundheim is floating a trial balloon for a possible run for Barbara Boxer's United States Senate...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, 40 minutes ago | 16 comments | 2548 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gov. Jerry Brown orders mandatory reduction in water usage

Gov. Jerry Brown today issued an executive order for statewide mandatory water use reductions, the first-ever order in California's...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by oldtimer, 57 minutes ago | 4 comments | 1058 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Controversial moratorium takes effect in Palo Alto

With residents raving mad about new developments transforming a once vibrant downtown transforming into a bland "monoculture,"...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Nora Charles, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 1359 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Apple store to be razed; combo farm-restaurant planned

Capitalizing on the farm-to-table movement, billionaire philanthropist John Arrillaga is planning to demolish the former...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Gullible, 2 hours ago | 37 comments | 13641 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man dies after fight at downtown San Jose restaurant

Police are investigating the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a man who was in a fight at a downtown San...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by John, 4 hours ago | 5 comments | 2992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keeping the home fires burning

Bay Area temperatures dipped below freezing on New Year's Day and remained frigid during the first week of the year, which...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 5 hours ago | 8 comments | 2171 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes emergency law to protect retail

With several long-time retail establishments recently shutting down to make way for offices in downtown Palo Alto, city officials...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by stephen levy, 5 hours ago | 67 comments | 5263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Palo Alto's Crosstown Shuttle service increases April 1

The City of Palo Alto's free Crosstown Shuttle is increasing the frequency of its service to provide better access to local...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Huh?, 5 hours ago | 3 comments | 833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

My PAUSD Registration Experience

Since when does registering a child become so frustrating? I tried to register my 5 year old daughter for school in August...

Original post made by A Busy Mother on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Missoura, 6 hours ago | 24 comments | 610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss $2 million in staff, program additions

Citing the improving economy and additional property tax revenues, school district staff is proposing a total of $2,086,941...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Why are you so sleepy?, 9 hours ago | 47 comments | 2457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD leadership crisis: the new nadir

"Something needs to be done," McGee said Tuesday. "We're in a crisis situation." It appears that Max McGee has been reading...

Original post made by Throw the bums out on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Give the guy a chance, 16 hours ago | 2 comments | 212 Views
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Freebirds Palo Alto shutters, Pieology to move in
By Elena Kadvany | 14 comments | 3,891 views

A Glimpse into local HS Suicide
By Chandrama Anderson | 16 comments | 3,091 views

I blame soccer (teamwork)
By Douglas Moran | 18 comments | 3,042 views

Deny the 429 Univ Ave Project Appeal
By Steve Levy | 11 comments | 1,995 views

Iíll have the Kraft Mac n Cheese w/Ketchup, Please
By Max Greenberg | 2 comments | 1,003 views