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AROUND TOWN

Minor quake, 2.0, strikes near Los Altos

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.0 struck about 3 miles south of Los...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Quarry, on May 6, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 2360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg to fundraise for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla, will host a campaign fundraiser at his Palo Alto home for New Jersey...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by incurious pep, on Jan 29, 2013 at 12:43 am | 12 comments | 2360 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Do try this at home

There's a hole in that plastic bucket, but no need to fret. Palo Alto residents can now drop it in the recycle bin for weekly...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by go there, on Nov 12, 2009 at 7:25 am | 9 comments | 2359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto embarks on disaster preparations

Palo Alto is not prepared for a major disaster, but it's better prepared than most cities. That, at least, is the opinion...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 10, 2010 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 2359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes changes to recycling program

After years of dwindling usage and shrinking space, Palo Alto's recycling center will shutter for good in February -- the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Nov 2, 2011 at 6:33 pm | 20 comments | 2359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Embattled Page Mill Road project up for fresh hearing

After years of disputes, appeals and revisions, a developer hoping to construct a three-story building on Page Mill Road...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Jun 4, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 12 comments | 2359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes 'multi-pronged' approach to fixing downtown's parking problems

Faced with booming downtown development and a severe parking shortage, Palo Alto officials endorsed Monday a wide range of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 20, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 10 comments | 2359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In final meeting as mayor, Karen Holman wins praise from 'united' council

In her first council meeting of the year and her final night as Palo Alto mayor, Karen Holman won a pair of standing ovations...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jan 5, 2016 at 9:19 pm | 3 comments | 2359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When a disaster strikes, how prepared will Stanford Health Care be?

In a major catastrophe such as an earthquake, pandemic or chemical contamination, Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher bonus, boundary change on board agenda

A bonus for teachers and a boundary change between Addison and Walter Hays elementary schools are among topics on the agenda...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:24 am | 3 comments | 2359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens make video tutorials for fellow students in 'Club Academia'

A group of Gunn High School students is meeting daily this summer to create academic tutorial videos and boost their new...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by LD student parent, on Jun 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 2359 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bus driver recognized for heroism

It was a sunny April afternoon, the kind of day when sunlight warms the skin and relaxes the mind. School bus driver Dena...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by CSEA Member, on Mar 11, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 2359 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's going on in Palo Alto?

I just saw some cops driving like crazy (around 60mph) on Alma about 30 minutes back with lights and sirens and everything....

Original post made by paly student on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Sep 13, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 2 comments | 2359 Views

SPORTS

PA 14s reach NorCal state tournament title game

After losing their opening game of the Northern California State Tournament, the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 14-year-old baseball...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sheri, on Jul 23, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2359 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Baby Bullet trains on Caltrain chopping block

Caltrain's Baby Bullet trains, which have been credited with boosting Caltrain's ridership since 2005, could stop running...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Happy Rider, on Apr 8, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 6 comments | 2359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raging Grannies rock Cinequest film festival

The Raging Grannies hit the silver screen this weekend as local filmmaker Pam Walton premieres her new documentary on the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Granny G, on Mar 7, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 2359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Median barriers to stay at Ravenswood Avenue crossing in Menlo Park

After a 35-year-old woman died when a bullet train struck her SUV at the Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by pedestrian, on Mar 2, 2016 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 2359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City considers redevelopment of City Hall floors into housing

<I>Editor's note: This article was posted on April 1 -- April Fools' Day. It is satire, and thus, while occasionally referencing...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Open, on Apr 1, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 6 comments | 2358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Buying and selling of high school physics project

My physics student has just completed a complicated physics project designing the wiring for a house, building model of said...

Original post made by High School Parent on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by High School Parent, on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 8 comments | 2358 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women see long winning streak end

The lack of depth from Stanford's bench was the sore spot Sunday, as the fifth-ranked Cardinal dropped its first Pac-12 Conference...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jan 14, 2013 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 2358 Views
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