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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pilot had plenty of experience, friends say

Doug Bourn, 56, is being described as a "very thorough pilot" who had thousands of hours of flight experience, according...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by IknowSpecualtionStinksBut, on Feb 19, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 20 comments | 3512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

donations drying up for Caltrain crossing guard program

Vic Ojakian donates $100 and asks other parents to do the same. Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14362855...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 19, 2010 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 2041 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Plane crash takes life of Castilleja School mentor

On Thursday, while other Castilleja students enjoyed their winter break, a half-dozen members of the school's "Gatorbotics"...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 19, 2010 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 2725 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cheers greet return of power to Palo Alto

Cheers went up in many Palo Alto homes and businesses late Wednesday afternoon when electric power surged back shortly just...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Alan, on Feb 19, 2010 at 9:30 am | 22 comments | 2395 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The Jones Family/Eppie's Daycare Fund (EPA plane crash)

According to the Mercury-News, a fund has been set up to help rebuild the home and day care center that were burned down...

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Feb 19, 2010 at 1:15 am | 1 comment | 2341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley losing fed 'mega-investments' race

Silicon Valley is badly losing the race for huge federal investments that will jumpstart the industries of the future, a...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by marty, on Feb 19, 2010 at 1:07 am | 8 comments | 2437 Views

SPORTS

No power outage for Paly in title-clinching win

When a small plane crashed into a neighborhood in East Palo Alto on Wednesday morning and knocked out power to the City of...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Marie, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:20 pm | 1 comment | 2320 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto power outage has 'crippling' effect

Power was restored throughout Palo Alto at 6:15 p.m. this evening, but Sherry Bijan, president of the Palo Alto Business...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by eldo, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:09 pm | 10 comments | 2150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hospitals, schools coping with power outage

Both Stanford University Hospital and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital were operating on emergency power Wednesday. Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Correction, on Feb 18, 2010 at 9:27 pm | 6 comments | 2077 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board worries about class sizes, fund cuts

Palo Alto school board members voiced concern Tuesday over proposed budget cuts that would boost the size of ninth-grade...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by notonlyme, on Feb 18, 2010 at 9:21 pm | 23 comments | 2342 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

drunk Palo Alto teenager leads police on 110mph chase

The drunk driver was identified as 18-year-old Kevin Hurst of Palo Alto. He was arrested at 5am this morning after he lost...

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 18, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 7 comments | 2826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What are the pros & cons of TEAM at Paly for 9th graders?

What do people really think of it? Can't conclude via website....

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by former Paly parent, on Feb 18, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 20 comments | 2752 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Oh! "Shallow Alto" can you go any lower?

Oh "Shallow Alto" can you go any lower? Reading the comments on the other articles re: Plane crash in East Palo Alto, I...

Original post made by P.A. since 1960 on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by jer, on Feb 18, 2010 at 2:34 pm | 9 comments | 2068 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Time To Close the Palo Alto Airport?

Yesterday's plane crash, a tragedy that barely avoided a much worse disaster with many casualties of residents on the ground,...

Original post made by Anna on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Feb 18, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 7 comments | 1852 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'There was fire everywhere,' crash witness reports

"There was fire everywhere," an eyewitness to this morning's plane crash in East Palo Alto recalled. The witness, Betina...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 2248 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Power outage caused by plane crash

Three dead in a small plane crash in East Palo Alto this morning that caused a major power outage in Palo Alto, East Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:18 am | 7 comments | 2428 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thank you, Mountain View!!

Thank you, Mountain View for hosting all the Palo Alto refugees yesterday! I went to Mountain View and picked up some lunch...

Original post made by Michele on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1497 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A Silicon Valley approach to Afghanistan strategy

Palo Alto resident Christopher Radin has never set foot in war-torn Afghanistan, nor has he ever served in the military....

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Phil, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:06 am | 12 comments | 3008 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The positive things that happened through the power outage

Too many negative threads. This is a positive thread to encourage us about the good things that happened yesterday. I...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by No auto today, on Feb 18, 2010 at 10:57 am | 2 comments | 1674 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After a power outage, is the food safe to eat?

The power was out for about 10 hours today. I didn't open the refrigerator or the freezer at all while the power was out. When...

Original post made by Hungry on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 18, 2010 at 10:06 am | 6 comments | 2874 Views
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