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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Anyone Else's Taxes Going Way Up? Help.

Suddenly, without warning, we face losing our home, what the stability means to our future and financial stability, job and...

Original post made by Anyone Else's Taxes Going Way Up? Help. on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 10, 2018 at 6:44 pm | 149 comments | 2901 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As Palo Alto picks next mayor, all eyes on Kniss

If tradition holds, City Council members on Monday will elect now-Vice Mayor Liz Kniss as the city's mayor -- but the political...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 10, 2018 at 10:57 am | 52 comments | 3452 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Power outage leaves roughly 1,700 customers in the dark

About 1,700 Palo Alto Utilities customers are without power Monday night due to an outage most likely caused by rainfall...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by stanhutchings, on Jan 10, 2018 at 3:16 am | 17 comments | 4816 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car crashes into tree, killing one

A vehicle that crashed into a tree on Page Mill Road killed one preson and briefly blocked off a section of the street this...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by iSez, on Jan 9, 2018 at 9:48 pm | 16 comments | 19921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Multiple painkillers found in deceased actor John Heard

Actor John Heard, who was found dead in a Palo Alto hotel room last July, had numerous potent painkillers in his system,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by also sheesh, on Jan 8, 2018 at 10:37 pm | 4 comments | 3110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen pursues the writing life

While Keshav Dhir's young classmates were fantasizing about growing up to become astronauts and basketball players, he was...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2018
Last comment by Cindy Costell, on Jan 8, 2018 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 3786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Startup forges partnerships for self-driving cars

A Palo Alto startup launched by a trio of self-driving car pioneers expects to bring its driverless technology to the streets...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2018
Last comment by VW NonFan, on Jan 8, 2018 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 3468 Views

MOVIES

The year in film

It's never easy winnowing down hundreds of movies to the supposed "Ten Best," especially when comparing apples to oranges...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by maurice druzin, on Jan 8, 2018 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 2799 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District hires full-time Title IX coordinator

Megan Farrell, a consultant with experience in law, higher education and federal anti-discrimination law Title IX, will now...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 8, 2018 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 1977 Views

AROUND TOWN

College Terrace Market plans to shutter

College Terrace Market announced its plans to close the long-awaited community grocery store in Palo Alto six months after...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2017
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 7, 2018 at 9:11 pm | 111 comments | 10545 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks to use drones for blood deliveries

Blood-carrying drones may soon make their debut in Palo Alto skies under a program that city and Stanford officials are hoping...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2017
Last comment by Jetman, on Jan 7, 2018 at 8:19 pm | 11 comments | 4077 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to adopt new rules for dog parks

As Palo Alto prepares to open new dog parks in the coming year, city officials are also unleashing new rules that dog owners...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by Resident1, on Jan 7, 2018 at 12:19 am | 23 comments | 4298 Views

SPORTS

2017 All-League Football Teams

==B De Anza Division == Aiden Chang, Palo Alto Bryant Jefferson, Palo Alto Cullen Tellez, Palo Alto ==B 2017...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2018
Last comment by tadjones, on Jan 6, 2018 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 1088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer Harold Hohbach dies at 96

Harold Hohbach, a patent attorney and developer whose mixed-use projects and whimsical art helped transform the area around...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by so called public benefits, on Jan 6, 2018 at 7:56 pm | 15 comments | 3931 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Sullivan steps down as football coach

Danny Sullivan has stepped down as Palo Alto High School head football coach and will join the staff at Mitty High as offensive...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Viking parent, on Jan 6, 2018 at 5:48 pm | 6 comments | 1779 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Around Town: international aid; church vs. state

In this week's Around Town column, read about teens making an impact on the ice rink and in developing rink and a Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2018
There are no comments yet. 464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District log reveals reports, complaints of discrimination

As of Dec. 1, the Palo Alto school district has logged nearly 100 reports related to sexual and racial misconduct, harassment...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Hmm, on Jan 6, 2018 at 1:14 am | 14 comments | 4357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hooked on fitness

The sun is rising over the field at Cubberley Community Center and frost still covers the grass. About 20 early-morning...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Rich, on Jan 5, 2018 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 2409 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's pivotal year

The Palo Alto City Council made giant strides on some of its most pressing priorities and began to pivot from plans to action...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jan 5, 2018 at 4:30 pm | 34 comments | 3410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ada's Cafe gives people with disabilities a chance to grow

Thirty-four people with disabilities are finding empowerment through their jobs at Ada's Cafe, a nonprofit that aims to give...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 5, 2018 at 3:27 pm | 9 comments | 4334 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 7 comments | 3,054 views

Eat, Surf, Love
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 1,092 views

Couples: So You Married Mom or Dad . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,027 views

The Cost of Service
By Aldis Petriceks | 2 comments | 705 views