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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Embattled Ravenswood superintendent forced to resign

Three weeks after placing the Ravenswood City School District's controversial superintendent on paid administrative leave,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2019
Last comment by Finally Free of Gloria, on Apr 2, 2019 at 10:37 pm | 38 comments | 12962 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amphibious aircraft lands in Bay near Palo Alto Airport

An amphibious aircraft landed in the Bay near the Palo Alto Airport on Sunday morning around 11:30 a.m., according to Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2019
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 2, 2019 at 2:48 pm | 14 comments | 12547 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford think tank marks centennial by exploring 'a century of ideas'

In honor of its centennial anniversary, the Hoover Institution at Stanford University on Tuesday launched a yearlong speaker...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2019
Last comment by grating ideas, on Apr 2, 2019 at 2:25 pm | 42 comments | 6135 Views

MOVIES

Council opens the door for new Hotel Parmani

Palo Alto paved the way on Monday night for the demolition of Hotel Parmani, a 36-room motel on El Camino Real, and its reincarnation...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2019
Last comment by Realism, on Apr 2, 2019 at 1:49 pm | 5 comments | 6213 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women fall to the Irish in the NCAA Elite Eight

Stanford lost to defending national champion Notre Dame, 84-68, at the WinTrust Arena in Chicago Monday night. The game simply...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by GEM7, on Apr 1, 2019 at 9:54 pm | 1 comment | 2198 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beloved bobcat priced out of Palo Alto zoo

Citing skyrocketing housing costs and unbearable traffic, Tule announced on Wednesday that she will be vacating the Bobcat...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by porter, on Apr 1, 2019 at 7:16 pm | 9 comments | 4688 Views

AROUND TOWN

Off Deadline: Senior center expansion meets locals' needs

Avenidas' building expansion in downtown Palo Alto is designed to match growth of older Midpeninsula residents. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by We'll see, on Apr 1, 2019 at 7:11 pm | 5 comments | 5969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guide: How to keep and enjoy only what is meaningful

Spring is here, which according to tradition is a great time to do a deep clean of your home and clear out any clutter. Piles...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by Marielena Scanlon, on Apr 1, 2019 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 3192 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thief livestreams for help when self-driving car won't stop

What began as an auto thief's livestream of his joyride turned into a distress call Sunday evening when the man couldn't...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Apr 1, 2019 at 3:48 pm | 6 comments | 6195 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Sidewalk spa pods, new 'freegan' restaurant

In this week's retail column: pop-up spa pods to help pedestrians de-stress; the city's first "freegan" restaurant; and the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by Maize, on Apr 1, 2019 at 3:21 pm | 2 comments | 2370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do NOT rename Addison Elementary after Theranos

Like many of my neighbors, I am appalled by PAUSD’s vote on Tuesday to rename Addison Elementary School after Theranos....

Original post made by Addison dad on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 1, 2019 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1581 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto’s budget deficit climbs after Alexa’s shopping binge

Palo Alto looming budget shortfall for Fiscal Year 2020 climbed to more than $6 million over the weekend, when the city manager’s...

Original post made by Tex G. Wilde on Apr. 1, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1084 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park mayor suggests Sequoia Union absorb Ravenswood school district

The mayor of Menlo Park has floated an idea with major implications for the Ravenswood City School District: that the Sequoia...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by Interested Observer, on Mar 31, 2019 at 9:20 am | 24 comments | 7461 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Free jazz concert at PA Art Center

Jazz collective Amendola vs. Blades vs. Parker vs. Skerik will perform a free concert on Saturday, March 30, at 8 p.m. at...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Mar 30, 2019 at 8:22 pm | 6 comments | 1569 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police chief's new advisory group targets neighborhood concerns

With just three meetings under their belts, participants of police Chief Robert Jonsen's Advisory Group said they are impressed...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by Protect The PA Community, on Mar 30, 2019 at 3:09 pm | 7 comments | 5327 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Webcast: Debate over SB 50

Palo Alto Vice Mayor Adrian Fine and Greer Stone, vice chair of the Santa Clara County Human Rights Commission, join Weekly...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2019
Last comment by Palo Altans Against Further Development UNITE!, on Mar 30, 2019 at 2:47 pm | 5 comments | 6525 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area's largest real-estate firm? It's a New York startup

Compass, the venture-funded real-estate startup that launched its first office in the local market just over two years ago,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2019
Last comment by Same Old Story, on Mar 30, 2019 at 8:27 am | 12 comments | 16135 Views

MOVIES

'Dumbo' takes flight under Tim Burton

"Dumbo" is a strange beast, indeed. I don't mean the character of an elephant born with ears so big he can flap them and...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by like, really smart, on Mar 29, 2019 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 12918 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Unlicensed East Palo Alto masseur sentenced to 13 years

A 57-year-old man who pleaded no contest to charges he sexually assaulted women while posing as a massage therapist was sentenced...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by A Lax Judicial System, on Mar 29, 2019 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 7213 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford junior dies in fall while hiking in Spain

Mischa Nee, a 20-year-old Stanford University junior has died in Spain, apparently falling while on a hike with other Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by K.S. Milway, on Mar 29, 2019 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 13168 Views
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