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PALO ALTO ISSUES

New homes, parks and trails eyed for Ventura

For Palo Alto's elected leaders, the eclectic Ventura neighborhood doesn't just represent a prime opportunity to boost the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Mar 10, 2019 at 10:58 am | 6 comments | 7113 Views

SPORTS

First Pac-12 Conference title for Stanford wrestling program

Requir van der Merwe and Nathan Traxler captured individual Pac-12 titles, leading Stanford wrestling to the first team championship...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2019
Last comment by III, on Mar 10, 2019 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 2161 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood girls fall short of state championship dream

Several things had to go right for Pinewood to achieve its ultimate objective and be crowned the best girls basketball team...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 10, 2019 at 4:14 am | 1 comment | 2379 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sleeping driver causes rollover crash on University Avenue

A sleeping driver caused a chain-reaction crash with two other cars before flipping over on its roof on University Avenue...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Mar 9, 2019 at 11:17 pm | 16 comments | 14187 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor warns of state housing proposals

Palo Alto Mayor Eric Filseth used his "State of the City" address on Tuesday to launch a scathing critique of Sacramento...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Mar 9, 2019 at 7:08 pm | 54 comments | 12908 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Japić commits to play soccer for Baylor

Palo Alto High school junior Chloe Japić, who played soccer for the school in her freshman year, officially committed to...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by CommunityMember, on Mar 9, 2019 at 9:35 am | 6 comments | 4255 Views

SPORTS

Stanford hoops recruits named Gatorade State Players of Year

Stanford women's basketball incoming freshmen Haley Jones and Fran Belibi were named Naismith High School Girls’ All-Americans...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2019
Last comment by Stanford in the place, on Mar 9, 2019 at 6:02 am | 1 comment | 2222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown Starbucks store shutters without explanation

After nearly two decades in Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood, the Starbucks store on Middlefield Road closed its doors for...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 8, 2019 at 8:48 pm | 30 comments | 10017 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Animal lovers cheer at 'shelter warming' in Palo Alto

Nonprofit Pets In Need welcomed its supporters, donors, volunteers and city leaders to celebrate its expansion to Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 8, 2019 at 7:44 pm | 3 comments | 5611 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood girls making a return trip to the state finals

Pinewood erased an early deficit and won going away Tuesday, 64-49 over Salesian, in the NorCal Open Division championship...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by We see you Gary, on Mar 8, 2019 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 2817 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford employee pleads not guilty to trying to kill girlfriend

A Stanford University employee pleaded not guilty to charges related to the alleged stabbing of his girlfriend while under...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by alarmed, on Mar 8, 2019 at 1:48 pm | 14 comments | 11756 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Daughter's death leads quest to share her artwork with Oprah

Oprah Winfrey inspired local paraplegic woman Ashi Rashidpour to make art. Since her death in 2014, the woman's parents created...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by Blessings, on Mar 8, 2019 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 7862 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Oren's Hummus expands, Midtown Starbucks closes

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about Palo Alto-born Oren's Hummus' expansion plans and the closure of a longtime local...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
There are no comments yet. 7855 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood has chance to finish atop girls basketball world

After beating Salesian 64-49 on Tuesday for the Northern California Open Division championship, Pinewood (27-3) will play...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by Pinewood smarter, on Mar 8, 2019 at 2:49 am | 1 comment | 3114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tesla pulls the plug on showrooms

Palo Alto-based electric automaker Tesla announced on Thursday that it plans to shut down its showrooms and shift sales to...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2019
Last comment by YSK, on Mar 7, 2019 at 7:15 pm | 38 comments | 11073 Views

RESTAURANTS

Man who set fires to restaurant, car sentenced

A man found responsible for torching the former Compadres Mexican Bar & Grill and a car nearly four months ago in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by Impatient, on Mar 7, 2019 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 4752 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: City to launch speaker series with gender-equity topic

How far Palo Alto has come and where it needs to go regarding gender equity will be the topic of a discussion hosted by the...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by Rahib, on Mar 7, 2019 at 1:50 pm | 6 comments | 2515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford renames buildings after two alumnae: first woman in space, renowned psychologist

Two Stanford University buildings that have for years carried the name of Father Junipero Serra will be renamed to honor...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2019
Last comment by Tomato Or Tomahto?, on Mar 7, 2019 at 1:45 pm | 68 comments | 9574 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford VP: University will offer 'additional support' for Palo Alto schools

There has been substantial discussion in the community about the potential impacts on Palo Alto schools from new students...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Mar 7, 2019 at 12:56 pm | 51 comments | 17464 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Egg

Among recent public art efforts in Palo Alto was The Egg, in Lytton Plaza. You recall this orb constructed from old circuit...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Mar 6, 2019 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 821 Views
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