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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows fewer downtown workers driving alone

Downtown Palo Alto's service workers are slowly shifting away from solo commuting, a recent survey shows: The rate of those...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by retired SC County Employee, on Aug 26, 2017 at 5:48 pm | 7 comments | 6176 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Heat advisory issued for Santa Clara County

A heat advisory has been issued for Santa Clara County starting Sunday morning at 11 a.m. to Monday night at 9 p.m., according...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2017
Last comment by Louise68, on Aug 26, 2017 at 2:13 pm | 3 comments | 4619 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton runs out of time in football loss to Bellarmine

Menlo-Atherton fell behind for the first time with 1:33 left in its season-opening football game with Bellarmine. Despite...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2017
Last comment by EVADNE WILLIAMS, on Aug 26, 2017 at 6:01 am | 1 comment | 2921 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

As school starts, new social-emotional curriculum debuts

During the first days of school this week, along with finding their lockers and classrooms, Gunn High School freshmen got...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by BP, on Aug 25, 2017 at 9:19 pm | 16 comments | 14917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Blood Center seeks public's help with donations

A recent drop in blood donations has led the Stanford Blood Center to ask Bay Area residents to donate blood to help meet...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Please Explain, on Aug 25, 2017 at 6:03 pm | 7 comments | 3900 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit finds errors in hundreds of water bills

Hundreds of water customers in Palo Alto received erroneous bills after the city failed to accurately record the size of...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by no confidence, on Aug 25, 2017 at 5:57 pm | 7 comments | 7748 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council backs new vision for fiber network

Palo Alto's exhausting effort make ultra-high-speed internet broadly available took a new direction Monday night, when the...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 25, 2017 at 3:15 pm | 22 comments | 8753 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arraigned for East Palo Alto shootings

A 31-year-old man who fatally shot another man in East Palo Alto after an argument over a woman in July 2015 was arraigned...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2017
Last comment by M. Driscoll, on Aug 25, 2017 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 9482 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A roadway Odyssey -- Palo Alto-style

While some of my friends binge on their second safaris, cruise European canals or time-share in Hawaii, I consider a trip...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by I like to bike., on Aug 24, 2017 at 7:18 pm | 14 comments | 6335 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man shoplifts Champagne from Mollie Stone's

Palo Alto police are investigating a petty theft at Mollie Stone's market on Monday, when eight bottles of Champagne were...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by stanford student, on Aug 24, 2017 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 4703 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Symposium highlights new chronic fatigue syndrome research

A community symposium with world researchers of one of the world's most puzzling diseases will take place at Stanford University...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2017
Last comment by Complexity must be addressed, too, on Aug 24, 2017 at 3:17 pm | 38 comments | 27668 Views

SPORTS

Girls tennis, volleyball open the curtain on prep sports

A pair of girls volleyball matches and a girls tennis match Thursday officially kicks down the door of the 2107-18 school...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Aug 24, 2017 at 12:30 pm | 5 comments | 3554 Views

MOVIES

Stanford Dish fire caused by bird that struck power line

A bird that flew into a power line sparked a grass fire at the Stanford Dish Tuesday night that threatened a structure and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Aug 24, 2017 at 9:04 am | 7 comments | 8381 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's McNealy explains his decision regarding pro golf

"Stanford head coach Conrad Ray took a huge chance on a scrawny 17-year-old hockey player when he offered me a four-year...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by ExSUNW, on Aug 23, 2017 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 3673 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

La Comida struggling to find new location

La Comida Senior Nutrition, a longtime senior lunch program relied on by more than 160 seniors, is asking the community to...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Mr Ed, on Aug 23, 2017 at 3:41 pm | 14 comments | 9074 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eclipse called 'epic,' 'eerie,' 'amazing'

A handful of Palo Alto residents had a prime view of Monday's solar eclipse from the path of totality, an experience they...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Penny, on Aug 23, 2017 at 11:12 am | 5 comments | 5730 Views

AROUND TOWN

District to spend additional $200K on Title IX investigations

The Palo Alto school district is anticipating spending an additional $200,000 this school year to investigate numerous reports...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2017
Last comment by Dumpster Fire, on Aug 22, 2017 at 10:36 pm | 7 comments | 5244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buyer Beware! Door to Door guys trying to sell AT&T U-verse

There are sales guys going door to door trying to sell you AT&T U-verse. They are not AT&T employees, they work for an...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by victim of AT&T door sales, on Aug 22, 2017 at 8:15 pm | 26 comments | 28962 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man wanted for purse robbery at Stanford Shopping Center

Palo Alto police are looking for a man wanted for robbing a woman of her purse at Stanford Shopping Center on Sunday. He...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Stanford Shopper, on Aug 22, 2017 at 6:28 pm | 9 comments | 6357 Views

AROUND TOWN

City, Stanford officials celebrate grand opening of Mayfield Place

A new residential building on El Camino Real may just look like any regular apartment complex, but walk past its tall red...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Aurora Yenchik, on Aug 22, 2017 at 12:49 pm | 12 comments | 10764 Views
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