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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City seeks $1 billion for improved rail crossings from VTA tax

Calling it a critical project not just for Palo Alto but for commuters throughout the Santa Clara County, city officials...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 26, 2015 at 6:44 am | 110 comments | 5616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand opera on an intimate scale

Sixty years after it was founded, Palo Alto's West Bay Opera continues to thrive, attracting major international talent and...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Local newbie, on Oct 25, 2015 at 8:41 pm | 2 comments | 1800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garden Tips

Jack McKinnon suggests ways to think outside the box when it comes to gardening — ways that will not only save water...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Oct 25, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 2066 Views

RESTAURANTS

Tastes like the real thing

Located at 2464 W. El Camino Real, two-year-old Veggie Garden serves affordable vegan Chinese food in a clean, modern setting....

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Foodie, on Oct 24, 2015 at 11:41 pm | 4 comments | 3567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Another McGee flip-flop

Palo Alto school Superintendent Max McGee is now backing away from a plan he was trumpeting months ago and which the school...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by parent2, on Oct 24, 2015 at 10:46 pm | 35 comments | 3103 Views

AROUND TOWN

USA women down Peru at World Cup; U.S. men fall to Brazil

The U.S. women's national volleyball team, ranked No. 1 in the world by the FIVB, converted 58.8 percent of its attacks and...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Focusing on kindness, inclusion on Unity Day

Across Palo Alto on Wednesday, students, teachers, staff, administrators and parents donned orange shirts — the color...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Parent of 3, on Oct 24, 2015 at 1:05 pm | 6 comments | 3311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One or more dead in head-on collision

At least one person is dead in a reported head-on collision this evening in Stanford, officials with the California Highway...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2015
Last comment by Meo, on Oct 24, 2015 at 12:26 pm | 11 comments | 14530 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Investing in Avenidas

A proposal by City of Palo Alto staff to raise money for the renovation and expansion of the city-owned building that houses...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Never Would Use Avenidas, on Oct 24, 2015 at 8:16 am | 4 comments | 2026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here is what happens when you actually measure airplane noise

From Atherton Town Manager's Report "Beginning at 2 pm on May 13 through 11 am on May 14, Coffman Associates (Airport...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Just Passing Through, on Oct 23, 2015 at 7:05 pm | 209 comments | 3262 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County supes approve road rage ordinance

Motorists, bicyclists, pedestrians and equestrians can now file a civil lawsuit over hostile behavior on the road -- and...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by @Johnny, on Oct 23, 2015 at 5:30 pm | 30 comments | 2702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do-it-yourself: Friendly welcome

Helen Hu shows readers show to make a wreath for any season with step-by-step directions. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/10/23/do-it-yourself-frie...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Bonnie, on Oct 23, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 7544 Views

MOVIES

New movie captures complexity of Steve Jobs, colleague says

"Steve Jobs," the movie that was written by Aaron Sorkin and opened in Palo Alto last week, artfully captures the character...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by @a, on Oct 23, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 18 comments | 8164 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police dog assists in arrest following chase in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto K9 helped arrest a local man who reportedly fled police after being pulled over early Tuesday morning, Oct. 20. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Oct 23, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 7 comments | 2750 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford announces 10 new retail stores

Stanford Shopping Center is entering its final phase of renovation, and on Tuesday, Simon Property Group, which owns the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Tried and Failed, on Oct 23, 2015 at 1:05 pm | 45 comments | 12686 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss enrollment

As a committee continues its work to assess and creatively address the Palo Alto school district's enrollment challenges,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 23, 2015 at 12:21 pm | 22 comments | 3330 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mixes of fixes

As morning light streamed through the open garage doors at the Museum of American Heritage, Peter Skinner began orientation...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Washers, on Oct 23, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 5589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

This week includes a Halloween magic at Gamble Garden, a flower arranging lesson from The Garden Club of Los Altos, a class...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1766 Views

BOOKS

Building permits in Palo Alto

The City of Palo Alto Planning & Community Environment Department approves a change to tree wells. Trees make the news again. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1240 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

The highest sale of the week comes from Los Altos Hills with a $18.5 million sale. Read the rest of the real estate numbers...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1212 Views
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