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The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:


Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by radar, 1 hour ago | 1109 comments | 205567 Views


Committee majority recommends renaming three Palo Alto school sites

What started as one father's [

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, 5 hours ago | 89 comments | 9553 Views


Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by sir bill, 5 hours ago | 364 comments | 320656 Views


Palo Alto to appeal court order that halted Buena Vista closure

Palo Alto will appeal a recent court ruling in which a judge overturned the city's decision to allow the closure of Buena...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Jackie M , 8 hours ago | 27 comments | 5686 Views


Living Wisdom to open school in Palo Alto

At Living Wisdom High School, set to open this fall in Palo Alto, teachers believe students should focus not only on academic...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Eric, 8 hours ago | 6 comments | 5472 Views


Off Deadline

Where is 'Conan the Grammarian' in the battle with grammar barbarians? Read the full story here

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2016
Last comment by Russ Skinner, 12 hours ago | 8 comments | 1862 Views


Winter Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday

A Winter Spare the Air Alert issued for Tuesday in the Bay Area bans residents and businesses from burning wood, manufactured...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by parent, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 705 Views


Federal circuit court rejects petition challenging FAA aircraft noise initiative

Efforts aimed at reducing aircraft noise in the skies above Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside were dealt a setback recently...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by jim, 14 hours ago | 2 comments | 4585 Views


Is it time for Charter Schools in Palo Alto?

The sad and unfortunate list at PAUSD keeps growing longer and longer. - sexual abuse scandals - budget mismanagement -...

Original post made by Sanctimonious City on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by We should get what we pay for, 15 hours ago | 15 comments | 455 Views


On chasing criminals, race relations and being the chief

It takes Palo Alto Police Chief Dennis Burns about 15 minutes to walk from King Plaza to the conference room inside the Police...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by caroline V, 16 hours ago | 10 comments | 3592 Views


Police nab 13-year-old boy driving stolen car

Menlo Park Police are investigating whether a 13-year-old driver and his three passengers, who officers detained on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by Stew Pid, 17 hours ago | 5 comments | 3474 Views


City spots flaws in glass shards on California Avenue

Responding to complaints about the sharpness of the polished glass used in California Avenues new sidewalks, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by eileen , 17 hours ago | 55 comments | 8398 Views


VIDEO: Behind the Headlines -- Office for Civil Rights agreement

"Behind the Headlines" looks at steps proposed by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights for bringing...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2017
Last comment by Herb, 18 hours ago | 2 comments | 2836 Views


Travel advisory: 9-day closure of Palo Alto Transit Center bus depot

The Palo Alto Transit Center bus depot will be temporarily closed Jan. 17-26 due to a City of Palo Alto construction project. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by David, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 1274 Views


Fit for a king

If you are ready to explore the incredible diversity of South Indian cuisine, the 2-year-old Chennai Kings in Mountain View...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Max Hauser, 18 hours ago | 4 comments | 1951 Views


Palo Alto Hills

The Palo Alto Hills neighborhood is an oasis for those looking for a serene setting to live in. With large lots featuring...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Former PA Hills Resident, 18 hours ago | 2 comments | 997 Views


Superintendent seeks revisions on federal agreement

Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee is seeking to limit certain reporting and investigatory requirements outlined...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Truth, 20 hours ago | 13 comments | 2132 Views


School board to discuss petition to rename Jordan Middle School

A parent in the district is calling on the school board to consider renaming David Starr Jordan Middle School, whose namesake...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Michael O, 20 hours ago | 187 comments | 15187 Views


Traffic advisory: Expect delays on University Avenue

Palo Alto police are warning motorists driving through downtown Palo Alto to expect slight delays on University Avenue starting...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by Miriam Palm, 22 hours ago | 2 comments | 2543 Views


Creek neared flooding, West Bayshore Road closed after major storm

Fierce wind and rain ushered in by Tuesday night's storm caused troublesome San Francisquito Creek to near flood stage and...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Bad Data!, on Jan 15, 2017 at 10:45 pm | 2 comments | 2037 Views
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You Dirty Little Thing
By Laura Stec | 8 comments | 7,670 views

Celebrity chef pulls out of BFD Menlo Park; to reopen as new concept
By Elena Kadvany | 6 comments | 3,244 views

“Housewife” a Journey of Transgender Marriage
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,720 views

Holiday LEGO Show
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 901 views

New traditions in an ancient land
By Sally Torbey | 2 comments | 477 views