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Atherton's Bellis pulls a stunning upset in at the US Open

==BI Gibbs wins her opener== American teen CiCi Bellis of Atherton became the youngest player to win a US Open match since...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 33 Views


School board eyes data, evaluation as key to this year's goals

Palo Alto's top school officials kicked off the school year Tuesday with an enthusiastic discussion of five draft goals for...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cut the Mike, 2 hours ago | 12 comments | 1108 Views


Design contest set to kick off for Palo Alto's new bike bridge

Palo Alto officials agree that the city's new bike bridge over Highway 101 should be a "landmark" structure that showcases...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by A guy named Hans, 5 hours ago | 50 comments | 2286 Views


Zipcars - adding to the parking congestion?

Just saw this. How did this get by us without...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by common sense, 6 hours ago | 4 comments | 71 Views


Keeping water off the street

In the midst of California's driest year on record -- and $500 fines for sprinkler runoff as of Aug. 1 -- residents with...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Parched, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 355 Views


County expands homeless programs while searching for new shelter

Faced with a shortage of beds to accommodate the county's homeless population this coming winter, the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Compassion, 6 hours ago | 9 comments | 1195 Views


Cupertino developer buys Fry's site in Palo Alto

Cupertino-based developer Sobrato Organization has purchased a 15-acre property in Palo Alto that includes Fry's Electronics...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Peter Parkman, 6 hours ago | 83 comments | 4576 Views


New nonprofit to manage downtown Palo Alto's traffic problems

From a "satellite lot" on Embarcadero to new garage technologies, Palo Alto officials this month have been busily brainstorming...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Oldster, 6 hours ago | 20 comments | 2047 Views


Palo Alto school board to discuss revised goals in first meeting of the year

In the Palo Alto Board of Education's first meeting of the 2014-15 school year tonight, members will continue to discuss...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by village fool, 7 hours ago | 10 comments | 1179 Views


Palo Alto looks to modify traffic signals on Embarcadero Road

Seeking to relieve traffic congestion and respond to years of residents' complaints, Palo Alto is preparing to remove a traffic...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Paly Native, 7 hours ago | 74 comments | 5547 Views


Twelve vie for seats on the Palo Alto council

With the filing period concluding this week, 12 Palo Alto residents have officially entered the race for the five contested...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by citizen, 8 hours ago | 57 comments | 4615 Views


Buena Vista Mobile Home Park Closure Tentative Decision

Labadie finds that the owner's mitigation is sufficient. From the City's web site: On August 27, 2014 Hearing Officer...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 80 Views


Superintendent emphasizes need for review, unity, proactivity

On the second day of the Palo Alto school board's annual retreat, new Superintendent Max McGee introduced six ambitious goals...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by parent, 13 hours ago | 50 comments | 4935 Views


Man arrested for hate crime, cane attack in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police have arrested a man who they say committed a hate crime Saturday night when he yelled racial epithets and...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by myopinion, 14 hours ago | 17 comments | 2560 Views


Six arrested in fatal Shoreline Ampitheatre shooting

Six people were arrested after a 38-year-old man died after being shot multiple times Friday night at a Wiz Khalifa show...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Who, 16 hours ago | 16 comments | 4190 Views


Fair housing veteran to helm East Palo Alto rent control program

A longtime advocate for fair housing in East Palo Alto has been picked as the city's new rent-control administrator, staff...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Memories, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 567 Views


Off-duty detective spots downtown robbery suspect

A man suspected of robbing a person he'd just befriended in downtown Palo Alto earlier this month was arrested for the crime...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by biker, 17 hours ago | 6 comments | 1021 Views


Palo Alto school board discusses vision, role in annual retreat

The Palo Alto school board met in its annual retreat Tuesday, and with the added opportunity of a new superintendent's fresh...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by legal fees, 20 hours ago | 16 comments | 2138 Views


Historic Professorville home to be lifted and rotated

A century-old house at 221 Kingsley Ave. described as an "anchor" of the historic Professorville neighborhood will be lifted...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by RomShady, 21 hours ago | 23 comments | 5376 Views


Valley entrepreneurs share job-creation ideas

To create jobs America must welcome entrepreneurial immigrants, transform education and get more students to choose engineering,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sandra, 23 hours ago | 15 comments | 1365 Views
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Palo Alto quietly gets new evening food truck market
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 3,199 views

On Tour - The Highly Selective Liberal Arts Colleges: Occidental, Pitzer, and Scripps
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,925 views

See Me. Hear Me. Donít Fix Me.
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,640 views

Foothills Park: a world away
By Sally Torbey | 9 comments | 1,493 views

Candidate Kickoff Events: Public, not just for supporters
By Douglas Moran | 6 comments | 883 views