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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man pleads not guilty to arson, vandalism

A 34-year-old Palo Alto man was charged with vandalizing and setting two fires at a business he co-owns in San Carlos pleaded...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 13, 2013 at 8:12 am | 3 comments | 1149 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto treads cautiously toward new downtown garage

Everyone agrees that downtown Palo Alto is facing a parking crisis, but the city's latest solution to the problem -- a new...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Justin, on Jun 12, 2013 at 9:56 pm | 14 comments | 8642 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Huge crowd, no ruling on divisive Maybell development

Palo Alto's most intense zoning battle in years will have to wait at least three more days for a resolution after the City...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Pants on fire, on Jun 12, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 54 comments | 1215 Views

AROUND TOWN

NSA surveillance bad for business in the valley?

Do you think that Facebook, Google, Yahoo etc may locate more of their business in another country if the NSA has managed...

Original post made by Tibt on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Winston, on Jun 12, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 4 comments | 626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools not top-performing for Latino, low-income students

The Palo Alto school district ranks behind nine other Silicon Valley districts in helping Latino students gain proficiency...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by paly alum parent, on Jun 12, 2013 at 8:18 pm | 53 comments | 2903 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City finds fault with application for Buena Vista's conversion

The owner of Palo Alto's only trailer park home must go back to the drawing board in his quest to redevelop the site after...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by paly parent, on Jun 12, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 13 comments | 943 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Road rage

Just yesterday I was followed by a man who had the worst road rage I have ever seen. He was upset that he felt I cut him...

Original post made by Bambi on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by sunshine, on Jun 12, 2013 at 11:41 am | 30 comments | 2301 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Missteps on council 'reforms'

Considering recent controversies suggesting a lack of sensitivity of current City Council members to the need for transparency...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Good Grief, on Jun 12, 2013 at 10:47 am | 17 comments | 1749 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Professor charged with felony child abduction

Annelise Barron, an associate professor at Stanford University, has been charged with felony child abduction after she left...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Prefab Sprout, on Jun 12, 2013 at 10:29 am | 88 comments | 3647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Safe schools' task force mulls recommendations

A new system for anonymous reporting of bullying is among the recommendations of a Palo Alto school district task force on...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Campaign Insider, on Jun 12, 2013 at 8:06 am | 27 comments | 878 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police arrest suspect in downtown groping

A San Mateo man who drove up to a woman in Palo Alto and groped her from his car on Wednesday, June 5, was arrested Monday...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 11, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 3 comments | 1128 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Agents seize $7 million in heroin in East Palo Alto

The largest heroin bust ever in San Mateo County occurred Tuesday in East Palo Alto when agents from the California Bureau...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Y, on Jun 11, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 31 comments | 2336 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Smoke and mirrors: fighting phony fires

Firefighter Daniel Fortino prepares to enter a house filled with fake smoke for a search and rescue training exercise on...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by BePrepared, on Jun 11, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 536 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to weigh smaller City Council

When the Palo Alto City Council meets for its regular meeting on Monday night, it will find itself grappling with a question...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jun 11, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 27 comments | 1361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto sees signs of hope in infrastructure poll

For Palo Alto officials, the old line, "No good deed goes unpunished," rings particularly true these days. A survey that...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by lazlo, on Jun 11, 2013 at 2:30 pm | 11 comments | 2011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: 'Secret' Apple store taking shape

Apple's newest and possibly grandest store, while still hidden from ground-level view by tall black sheeting, is taking shape...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2013
Last comment by John Galt, on Jun 11, 2013 at 11:59 am | 17 comments | 2414 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents irked by change in Palo Alto's 'housing vision'

As Palo Alto nears the finish line in adopting a long overdue housing vision, residents in one neighborhood are rising up...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by A Very Concerned Mom, on Jun 11, 2013 at 9:18 am | 31 comments | 2704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Right turn only onto Miranda

I commute by bicycle every day from Los Altos to my job on Stanford campus. Most days I make a right turn from Arastradero...

Original post made by 100% bicycle commuter on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 11, 2013 at 6:26 am | 6 comments | 1294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Any Local Midsummer Events Upcoming?

My Swedish spouse and I were wondering if there are any midsummer events in the area? Thank you in advance! ...

Original post made by SpouseofSwede on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 10, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 3 comments | 560 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto may toss out City Council term limits

Days after three members of the Palo Alto City Council proposed extending the council's term limits from two to three, the...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by lazlo, on Jun 10, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 40 comments | 6640 Views
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