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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Grand jury report blasts VTA for inefficiencies, poor oversight

VTA, the taxpayer-funded agency in charge of offering transit solutions to Santa Clara County's traffic jams, is currently...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 11, 2019 at 4:12 pm | 9 comments | 8840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accused Buena Vista killer deemed too dangerous for bail

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge on Monday decided that a man accused of stabbing a fellow Buena Vista Mobile Home...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2019
Last comment by Since We're Neighbors..., on Jul 11, 2019 at 3:43 pm | 55 comments | 11298 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Altans form tenants union to fight housing crisis

More than 60 East Palo Alto residents voted on Saturday to form a tenants union to combat rising housing costs that they...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2019
Last comment by Seriously?, on Jul 11, 2019 at 2:23 pm | 44 comments | 6815 Views

SPORTS

Team USA stands alone at the top of women's soccer universe

Former Sacred Heart Prep stars Abby Dahlkemper and Tierna Davidson played for the United States women's senior national soccer...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2019
Last comment by Held Hands, on Jul 11, 2019 at 12:45 pm | 12 comments | 3567 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Would you like a nuclear-free future? Explore how to get there at a free public meeting July 17, 7-9 pm

Free Public meeting Wed. July 17, 7-9pm, Mitchell Park Library, Midtown Room, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto 94303. Sponsored...

Original post made by Judy A on Jul. 11, 2019
There are no comments yet. 644 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two peach fruit flies found in Palo Alto pose threat to native wildlife

County officials are inspecting areas in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park after two male peach fruit flies native...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by Former Cobra Pilot, on Jul 11, 2019 at 9:40 am | 2 comments | 6427 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More retail, parking space will come with planned Cambridge Avenue building

After four years on the drawing board, a new retail-and-office building project on Cambridge Avenue in Palo Alto's California...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 11, 2019 at 8:10 am | 7 comments | 5754 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fires spark near San Francisquito Creek, burning vegetation, transformer

An initial report of a possible airplane crash at the Palo Alto Airport Monday morning turned out instead to be three electrical...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2019
Last comment by Golfer, on Jul 10, 2019 at 9:52 pm | 6 comments | 4487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Skyline homicide suspect pleads not guilty, wants to defend himself

The man charged with murder in the stabbing deaths of two men on Skyline Boulevard last month has pleaded not guilty and...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by Jose Clara, on Jul 10, 2019 at 8:05 pm | 10 comments | 3814 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials offer tips to prepare for a powerful earthquake

In light of the 6.4- and 7.1-magnitude earthquakes in southern California late last week, Palo Alto city officials have stressed...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
Last comment by Xiao Ping, on Jul 10, 2019 at 7:52 pm | 3 comments | 6998 Views

AROUND TOWN

After years of discord, Ravenswood teachers, staff to get raises

After two years of negotiations on a contract that expired in 2016, Ravenswood City School District teachers will receive...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
Last comment by What a Waste of $$$, on Jul 10, 2019 at 5:45 pm | 2 comments | 4790 Views

BOOKS

Henry M. Gunn High School

Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/05/30/henry-m-gunn-high-school posted Thursday, May 30,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
There are no comments yet. 5516 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No Security in city parking garages

We found out the hard way. Our daughter's car was broken into and her belongings stolen. The police let us know there are...

Original post made by Another theft victim on Jul. 1, 2019
Last comment by EZ Way To Catch Car Thieves, on Jul 10, 2019 at 1:30 pm | 29 comments | 2921 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cars driving through red lights!

My son was biking home from camp yesterday. He was at the intersection of El Camino Way and El Camino Real, at KEYS school....

Original post made by Jonathan on Jun. 28, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 10, 2019 at 5:02 am | 50 comments | 3245 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A thriving cultural force

In 1950s Palo Alto, a cup of coffee cost a nickel, an apartment in College Terrace rented for $75 a month and the Chinese...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Native, on Jul 10, 2019 at 12:00 am | 10 comments | 10487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula beekeepers divided on the best way to fight a plague

Some treat their hives for mites while others say bees can fight off the invaders on their own. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by Donny Moscow, on Jul 9, 2019 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 3223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wildfire meeting sparks thoughts on readiness as seasonal threat looms

More than 200 residents received advice on wildfire prevention -- such as creating vegetation-free space around their homes...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 8, 2019 at 9:57 am | 6 comments | 3908 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Human Relations Commission developing work plan

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of July 8. Read the full story here https://paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/07/05/public-agenda-human-relations-commission-de...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jul 8, 2019 at 8:51 am | 3 comments | 2876 Views

RESTAURANTS

Four decades in, Palo Alto's Fish Market remains a local institution

The shiny and new tend to occupy the attention of critics, but what of those rare places that have managed to transcend trends...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by love the Fish Market, on Jul 7, 2019 at 1:38 pm | 9 comments | 7415 Views

SPORTS

American soccer victory delivered hot off the Press

Former Stanford All-American Christen Press and Alex Morgan, celebrating her birthday, each scored in the first half for...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2019
Last comment by Reheated Donny, on Jul 7, 2019 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 2528 Views
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