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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain strikes unoccupied vehicle in Palo Alto

A Caltrain struck an unoccupied vehicle in Palo Alto Friday night. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/08/17/caltrain-strikes-unoccupied-vehicle-in-...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 19, 2019 at 9:37 am | 12 comments | 8869 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Small retailers in limbo at Hotel California building

Only two retailers that remain in the Hotel California building in Palo Alto's California Avenue shopping district may need...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Edgewiid, on Aug 18, 2019 at 11:01 pm | 13 comments | 6205 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Spurned by the FAA, city mulls suit over airplane noise

Frustrated by the Federal Aviation Administration persistent failure to address local concerns about airplane noise, Palo...

Original post made on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by traffic jam, on Aug 18, 2019 at 10:09 pm | 51 comments | 15591 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto looks to repeat last year's football success

Paly coach Nelson Gifford was asked if he thought his current team could be as good as last year’s team, which went 10-2...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Aug 18, 2019 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 3537 Views

SPORTS

Small changes could make big difference for Gunn football

Jason Miller enters his second year as Gunn football coach feeling good about changes for the better the program has made....

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Eva, on Aug 17, 2019 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 3106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

100% against Castilleja expansion Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2019/08/16/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor , on Aug 17, 2019 at 5:17 pm | 1 comment | 1703 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two men arrested for car burglaries at Stanford Shopping Center

Palo Alto police last week arrested two men who allegedly broke into cars at Stanford Shopping Center and, in one case, stole...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 17, 2019 at 4:43 pm | 11 comments | 4760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford fires back at county over new housing requirements

Stanford University pushed back this week against Santa Clara County's proposed housing requirements as part of Stanford's...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Kim Suz, on Aug 17, 2019 at 4:37 pm | 20 comments | 8377 Views

AROUND TOWN

History of Fry's site complicates city's redevelopment plans

A Portage Avenue site that now houses Fry's Electronics has been deemed a historically significant property, which may delay...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2019
Last comment by Classic Ventura, on Aug 17, 2019 at 3:29 pm | 101 comments | 22451 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo School swimmer Angel More offers hope via fund raising

She has been setting precedents and world records since the age of 10 and Menlo School senior Angel More continues to pave...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 16, 2019 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 3265 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nostalgia - Reflective or Restorative

Happened to be watching Instinct last night and one of the characters talked about the two types of Nostalgia, Reflective...

Original post made by marc665 on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by in the present, on Aug 16, 2019 at 8:46 pm | 6 comments | 4159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hot temperatures in store for Bay Area this weekend

After a cool few weeks in the Bay Area, residents should anticipate a serious warm-up this weekend with some places expected...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Summertime, on Aug 16, 2019 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 4167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prep football: Menlo School already has better numbers

A series of circumstances contributed to last year being the wrong time for the Menlo School football team to move up to...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prep football: Gators look to continue upward mobility

Sacred Heart Prep made big progress last season, going from 3-7 in Mark Grieb's first year as head coach to 11-2, a season...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2908 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Condominium project tests the limit of Palo Alto's new housing law

Encouraged by the Palo Alto City Council's newfound appetite for housing along San Antonio Road, a local developer is moving...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2019
Last comment by Allen Akin, on Aug 15, 2019 at 10:13 pm | 28 comments | 13047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Church celebration Saturday to look back -- and forward

In 2015, the Palo Alto Church of Christ faced a dilemma. Once a robust congregation -- with 200 members at its peak in 1968...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 15, 2019 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 3939 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford student by day, viral YouTube baker by night

Rachel Fong's creations -- doughnuts that look like alpacas, color-changing noodles and cakes that resemble sushi -- have...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 15, 2019 at 8:07 pm | 1 comment | 4404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors brace for battle over Castilleja's growth plan

As Palo Alto prepares to hold its first public hearing next week on Castilleja School's ambitious plan to rebuild its campus,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by Wolfy, on Aug 15, 2019 at 6:25 pm | 41 comments | 8524 Views

AROUND TOWN

City considers letting Fido run free — sometimes

In the latest Around Town column, read about a proposal to loosen the city's leash law. https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/07/27/around-town-leash-loosening-pilot-for-dogs-in...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2019
Last comment by DogLoverNotOwner, on Aug 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm | 71 comments | 8461 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Major crimes dip, but citations rise: Annual report reflects changes in Police Department

Following a two-week period of intense public scrutiny, Palo Alto Police Department released on Tuesday its 2018 Annual Report,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 15, 2019 at 4:21 pm | 14 comments | 5243 Views
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