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AROUND TOWN

Stanford to conduct test of campus emergency notification system

Stanford University will conduct a test of the campuswide [http://web.stanford.edu/group/SUDPS/Alertsufaq.shtml AlertSU]...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Wondering?, 22 minutes ago | 4 comments | 139 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree Cutting Connection to City Government

I can only understand the bizarre choices made by the city as to when and how to cut trees by positing a financial connection...

Original post made by Spoiler on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, 26 minutes ago | 4 comments | 92 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The value of world languages in elementary school?

Why do people think world language in elementary school is so important? What about more science and computer programming,...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, 36 minutes ago | 21 comments | 499 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto VA employee alleges retaliation, gag order for flagging errors

An inpatient pharmacy technician supervisor at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System's Palo Alto facility said he experienced...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Another Frontline Clinician, 49 minutes ago | 15 comments | 3045 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sex crimes, liquor violations remain high at Stanford, report says

Stanford University issued its latest crime report this week with a new "dating violence" sex-crime category and new definitions...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Wondering?, 52 minutes ago | 1 comment | 30 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yelp to move into planned College Terrace Centre

Palo Alto's College Terrace Centre development has secured at least one tenant in review website Yelp, according to the Silicon...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, 1 hour ago | 30 comments | 2718 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What energizes great teachers? Palo Alto teacher goes on road trip to find out

Palo Alto High School English teacher David Cohen is taking the year off to travel to school districts up and down California,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Kerry, 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 1431 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police conduct manhunt in downtown Palo Alto

Police in Palo Alto are searching the Downtown North neighborhood for a man who is suspected of fraud and also has a warrant...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by jaded1, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 3256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Silicon Valley income gap continues to widen

Silicon Valley incomes have increased for the second straight year after a three-year downward trend, according to a report...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Signal and noise, 3 hours ago | 40 comments | 3474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Legal costs soar as Palo Alto school board begins OCR lobbying

The Palo Alto school district spent more than $200,000 in the first seven months of 2014 in legal fees related to its cases...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, 3 hours ago | 57 comments | 4397 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group grades city council's 'residentialist' credentials

With seemingly every candidate in the City Council trying to run under the "residentialist" banner, the citizens group Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, 8 hours ago | 99 comments | 4650 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, 11 hours ago | 44 comments | 4688 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Online Parking Permit System

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Parking Website Design & Online Permit System Hosting prior...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 64 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two notable events, PAW has no report or pictures.

This weekend had the airport open day and the sneak preview of the Mitchell Park library. The Weekly has not advertised either...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by common sense, 14 hours ago | 4 comments | 109 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to unleash local dogs with 'shared-use' park

Dog owners yearning for new places to let their companions run free might soon get a little treat from the city. Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Tired of Stepping in Dog Poop, 15 hours ago | 67 comments | 4855 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

code violations

anyome hear tired of baseless complaints by neighbors for zoning or code violations? one neighbor complained a fence was...

Original post made by frank on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 16 hours ago | 8 comments | 283 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Low Water Pressure from Development?

I saw numerous comments online about people in LAH having an increase in pressure a few weeks ago that has remained. We...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 71 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Airport Day aims to raise visibility of Palo Alto facility

The Palo Alto Airport Association will hold its free, public Airport Day, featuring tours, appearances by special aircraft,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by musical, 21 hours ago | 6 comments | 1361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board OKs 'working cafe' plan for Varsity Theatre in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's Historic Resources Board gave the thumbs up Wednesday to plans for a public "working cafe" in the front courtyard...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 21 hours ago | 39 comments | 6372 Views

SPORTS

Bowen reaches elite goal in Stanford water polo history

Stanford senior driver Alex Bowen joined the elite in Cardinal men's water polo history by scoring his 200th career goal...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Martin Johnson, 22 hours ago | 1 comment | 62 Views
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Opening alert: Zola, in downtown Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 3,575 views

Middle Class Scholarship for incomes up to $150,000!
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 6 comments | 2,463 views

Men Are Good For Three Things
By Laura Stec | 22 comments | 2,424 views

Two creative lights depart Palo Alto, leaving diverse legacies
By Jay Thorwaldson | 2 comments | 1,385 views

Reducing Council Size? Against
By Douglas Moran | 14 comments | 1,057 views