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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

arsonist on the loose in Palo Alto?

Mercury-News says there have been 9 arson fires in Barron Park so far this year. More in the Mitchell Park area. The PA...

Original post made by Greg on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Jul 3, 2009 at 1:04 am | 1 comment | 2005 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Plotkin to serve as Obama senior policy adviser

Palo Alto resident Hal Plotkin, vice president of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board of Trustees, is to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Sanford Forte, on Jul 3, 2009 at 12:29 am | 4 comments | 2913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grocery prices

I am curious about grocery price comparisons. How do Piazza, Safeway, TraderJoes & MollieStones compare? Are Piazza prices...

Original post made by Joe on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Rez, on Jul 2, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 33 comments | 4569 Views

SPORTS

Football class of 2010 swells to 21

It was another big weekend for Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh and the football program, as four additional recruits gave their...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by duane KALAR, on Jul 2, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 2153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More Palo Alto gym space coming, but not enough for demand

By January, Palo Alto will have more gym space to rent to community groups, but still not enough to go around. The new gym...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 2, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 8 comments | 2395 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cities in no rush to meet housing mandates

California's effort to require cities to provide their "fair share" of housing gained some muscle last month when Attorney...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 2, 2009 at 5:33 pm | 21 comments | 3223 Views

AROUND TOWN

The pursuit of happiness on the Fourth

Staying home for a holiday weekend has its perks. With a range of Fourth of July events nearby, locals can celebrate our...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Penny, on Jul 2, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 2197 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto stays cautious on wage policy

Palo Alto won't be requiring contractors to pay workers union-equivalent wages for public-works projects any time soon, a...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by energyman, on Jul 2, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 3587 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal stimulus funds create new jobs at SLAC

With 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds flowing into science-research firms in Silicon Valley, officials at...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Amalia, on Jul 2, 2009 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 2713 Views

AROUND TOWN

new Facebook building is bad for Palo Alto businesses?

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_12729574 With their old downtown location, employees would...

Original post made by Donald on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Jul 2, 2009 at 6:51 am | 1 comment | 1932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Details released on drowning of mother, child

A mother and her young daughter who drowned after a strong current yanked them into the Pacific Ocean from Montara State...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Rez, on Jul 1, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 1 comment | 1925 Views

RESTAURANTS

Lookin' for love in all the right places

They say love can be found in unexpected places — but sometimes it's right in front of you. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Angelina Li, on Jul 1, 2009 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 3632 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local nonprofits get $1M in 'safety net' grants

Thirty-two San Mateo County nonprofit organizations will share $1 million in "safety net" grants from the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Piercey, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hyatt Classic quells gastroenteritis outbreak

The gym, pool and dining room at Palo Alto's Classic Residence by Hyatt were back to business as usual Monday morning after...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by moi, on Jul 1, 2009 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 2197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gym allocation policy to be considered tonight

How much should Palo Alto's scarce gym space be restricted to residents only? Recreation leaders will consider such questions...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by My 2, on Jul 1, 2009 at 1:37 am | 8 comments | 2184 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why the Cop car @ Piazza's

A PAPD Black & White has been parked in front on the Mountain Mikes side of Piazza's since Thursday and none of the staff...

Original post made by Dave on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by south palo, on Jun 30, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 4 comments | 1979 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student beaten and robbed by three men

A Stanford student was beaten and robbed by three men early Wednesday morning, police said. The 19-year-old student...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 30, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 6 comments | 1988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PA school goals: money, math, emotional health

Money, math and emotional health of students are among the top-five possible "focused goals" for the Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 30, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 56 comments | 3142 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

real estate hype

Does anybody else out there object to the new Real Estate link on the website, that keeps touting the specific and astronomical...

Original post made by ben bernanke on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Jun 30, 2009 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 1987 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Climate Change: The Number of Skeptics is Swelling Everywhere

From the June 26, 2009 Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124597505076157449.html Steve Fielding...

Original post made by Jarred on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 30, 2009 at 7:09 am | 17 comments | 1887 Views
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