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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto changes fee rules to support Buena Vista purchase

After making a pledge in June to contribute $14.5 million toward the preservation of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, the City...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by nai, on Aug 20, 2015 at 8:23 pm | 37 comments | 3016 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A money-back 'guarantee' of college admission?

Steven Ma says his business is "hated by most colleges." But the business -- helping Asian-American students, and students...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Commentator, on Aug 20, 2015 at 5:45 pm | 119 comments | 16148 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking program brings hope, anxiety to downtown Palo Alto

For downtown residents who have watched their streets transform into commuter parking lots in recent years, the trial of...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Critical Condition, on Aug 20, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 67 comments | 7303 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More crime in Palo Alto?

Is it just me or does there seem to be more crime recently in Palo Alto? Looking at the headlines on PA Online we have:...

Original post made by Jim H. on Aug. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 98 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Track a Vike at Paly

Just got an email from school with the following message ...teacher can scan you in using the track-a-vike system. Did...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 20, 2015 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 1271 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist with gun robs couple near Friendship Bridge in Palo Alto

A man riding a bicycle and brandishing a handgun robbed a couple near the Friendship Bridge before riding away Tuesday evening,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by trump was right, on Aug 20, 2015 at 6:59 am | 6 comments | 3750 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested after alleged stabbing attempt

Police arrested a Palo Alto man Tuesday morning who they said tried to stab another man at Buena Vista Mobile Home Park two...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Harriet, on Aug 20, 2015 at 5:43 am | 7 comments | 2480 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cheapest Fastest Way to Add a Room???

Someone else brought up this topic and I don't recall any answers. We'd like to add a room to the back of our house. ...

Original post made by Homey on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Aug 19, 2015 at 8:22 pm | 8 comments | 289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cat maulings by coyotes prompt warning for pet owners

A series of cat maulings in Palo Alto this summer has raised concerns among some residents and has prompted a warning to...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by for the birds, on Aug 19, 2015 at 8:19 pm | 4 comments | 2382 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Rolling over for BART

Every time transportation sales-tax measures have appeared on Santa Clara County ballots since 1961, Palo Alto voters have...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Aug 19, 2015 at 8:05 pm | 63 comments | 3937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto goes back to school

A tangible sense of excitement was in the air Tuesday morning at Palo Alto's elementary and middle schools as about 9,000...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Experienced Parent, on Aug 19, 2015 at 4:52 pm | 9 comments | 4270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Data reveals where school district has more, and less, space for students

The school district's new enrollment-management committee took a deep data dive on Monday night in order to equip its members...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 19, 2015 at 4:04 pm | 35 comments | 1167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers take on strategic roles in new school year

Palo Alto's high schools are looking to newly assembled teams of teachers on special assignment, or TOSAs, this fall to lead...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Aug 19, 2015 at 10:10 am | 14 comments | 5405 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission slams proposed office cap

If Palo Alto adopts an annual cap on new office development, it will have to do so despite intense opposition from the city's...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 19, 2015 at 8:40 am | 56 comments | 4363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto committee analyzes school enrollment data to identify issues, solutions

The school district's new enrollment management committee took a deep data dive on Monday night in order to better guide...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by OPar, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:23 pm | 45 comments | 3850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pear Theatre moves on to the next stage

The Pear Avenue Theatre and its plucky band of drama enthusiasts are used to working in a tight space. Now, with a little...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Aug 18, 2015 at 9:27 pm | 1 comment | 1216 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

StreetCode Academy Bridges The Gap Between East Palo Alto And Silicon Valley

http://techcrunch.com/2015/08/18/streetcode-academy-bridges-the-gap-between-east-palo-alto-and-silicon-valley/...

Original post made by Michael on Aug. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 115 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Offer made to buy mobile home park

The effort to save Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, took another step forward after a nonprofit corporation sent a bid to owner...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2015
Last comment by Wally, on Aug 18, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 59 comments | 7952 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest rooftop prowler

Palo Alto police arrested Eric Thomas, a 30-year-old San Jose resident, on Friday, Aug. 14, after he allegedly attempted...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Aug 18, 2015 at 5:11 pm | 6 comments | 2973 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How are the food pails working out for you?

Thought we needed a place to share our grievances about the new system which is going to cost us so much. ...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Commentator, on Aug 18, 2015 at 4:44 pm | 70 comments | 2884 Views
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