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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto unanimously backs new tenant-protection ordinance

East Palo Alto City Council Tuesday night unanimously threw its support behind a new tenant-protection ordinance after hearing...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Jul 18, 2014 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 7188 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto running out of patience on Mitchell Park Library delays

With the completion of Palo Alto's Mitchell Park Library and Community Center more than a year past due and the project's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Carl F, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 59 comments | 7186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board, supe apologize; cuts could affect students

All five school board members and Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee on Tuesday night apologized for their lack of...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Gladiator, on Sep 16, 2017 at 6:31 pm | 68 comments | 7184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Transplant survivor is flying high

Jennifer Julian sat in the flight simulator's cockpit and soared through the clouds. Before her, the large computer screen...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by PAA noise, on Sep 29, 2014 at 12:13 am | 4 comments | 7183 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City wants Stanford expansions to create 'village' feel

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Original post made on May. 7, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 9, 2008 at 12:44 pm | 11 comments | 7180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Grand' vision for El Camino clashes with reality in Palo Alto

The Planning and Transportation Commission heard Wednesday a presentation on the regional initiative to transform El Camino...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Donald, on May 3, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 33 comments | 7180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Children's Health begins to offer transgender care

Stanford Children's Health has begun to offer medical and other services to transgender children and adolescents, with an...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by DSM_bloat, on Oct 9, 2015 at 10:46 am | 16 comments | 7179 Views

BOOKS

Harry Potter Book 7: All-most here!

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Original post made by Family of Fans on Jul. 16, 2007
Last comment by HP Parent, on Jul 21, 2007 at 10:21 am | 15 comments | 7179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principals named for Addison, Fairmeadow and Ohlone

Veteran educators Amanda Boyce, Grant Althouse and Louise "Nicki" Smith were named Monday to take the helms at Addison, Fairmeadow...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on May 13, 2014 at 12:49 am | 34 comments | 7177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: It's the secrecy, stupid

To help keep then-candidate Bill Clinton focused on the poor condition of the U.S. economy in his 1992 presidential campaign...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Its the TRUST Stupid, on Dec 9, 2015 at 12:25 pm | 46 comments | 7176 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Sea Scouts get new Navy boat

The Palo Alto Sea Scouts' days of rebuilding decks and maintaining four ship engines is about to walk the gang plank. A newer...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by David Smith, on Apr 24, 2016 at 12:13 am | 12 comments | 7175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen well-being collaborative seeks new direction, again

Palo Alto's broad-reaching mental health coalition formed five years ago in response to teen suicides, Project Safety Net,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by A parent, on Oct 21, 2014 at 9:13 am | 23 comments | 7173 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Long-awaited Fresh Market opens in Edgewood Plaza

On the opening day of the gourmet grocery store Fresh Market in the renovated Edgewood Plaza, there was one word on people's...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by bb, on Aug 11, 2013 at 12:57 am | 59 comments | 7172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Illusions Dance Club for Under 18 year olds

I'm wondering what people's experiences have been with the dances at Illusions (on Calif. Ave.) for under 18-year olds. ...

Original post made by Maureen Roddy on Feb. 14, 2010
Last comment by Deborah Norman, on Jan 11, 2012 at 1:51 am | 18 comments | 7172 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When will the bike underpass in south Palo Alto re-open? never?

The bike underpass just north of San Antonio road has been closed for nearly a year. Why? The road above (HWY 101) is not...

Original post made by Willem on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by well actually, on Aug 13, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 6 comments | 7171 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown garage makes an 'iconic' statement in Palo Alto

With its glassy facade, its arch shape and its ambiance of silent elegance, Palo Alto's iconic new garage is like no other...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Andrew, on Apr 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 19 comments | 7171 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: What is the future for MacArthur Park?

MacArthur Park, one of Palo Alto's oldest and grandest restaurants, has shown its determination to survive throughout its...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by helene, on Aug 7, 2012 at 12:57 am | 12 comments | 7171 Views

MOVIES

Ruggles of Red Gap

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Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 25, 2007 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 7169 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Our election endorsements

Vote-by-mail ballots must be postmarked on or before Election Day, June 7. They may also be turned in on Election Day to...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by WilliamR, on May 28, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 5 comments | 7168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McGee calls for committee work on new elementary school

The Palo Alto school district's debate over the urgency to open a 13th elementary school, defined by years of delays in decision...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by JLS Mom, on Sep 30, 2014 at 12:13 am | 44 comments | 7168 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 17 comments | 4,359 views

The Cost of Service
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 980 views

This time we're not lying. HONEST! No, really!
By Douglas Moran | 5 comments | 547 views

Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 473 views

One-on-one time
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 416 views