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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Five people who inspired us in 2014

Looking back on 2014, five people in Palo Alto exhibited traits that made them models for handling seemingly unimaginable...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Dec 26, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 5046 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Transportation chief's outside job raises concerns

Since he became Palo Alto's chief transportation official in 2009, Jaime Rodriguez has been an energetic, assertive and at...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 26, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 76 comments | 5589 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to break ground on El Camino Park

The long-awaited reconstruction of the small but busy El Camino Park is finally set to kick off next month after the City...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Grumpy, on Dec 26, 2014 at 10:37 am | 15 comments | 3276 Views

AROUND TOWN

SHP's 13-0 football season is certainly worth celebrating

Sacred Heart Prep football coach Pete Lavorato was in need of some holiday cheer earlier this week and headed over to a small...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 26, 2014 at 9:38 am | 8 comments | 2007 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SHP improves to 13-0 with CCS Open Division title

The greatest football season in Sacred Heart Prep history was achieved on Friday night as the top-seeded Gators defeated...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2014
Last comment by Greg, on Dec 26, 2014 at 7:38 am | 3 comments | 2080 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to broaden public art requirements

When people think about public art, they often think of things like the egg-shaped "Digital DNA" sculpture at Lytton Plaza...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by field trips, on Dec 26, 2014 at 7:17 am | 9 comments | 3920 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jury takes a bold stance on new Palo Alto bike bridge

Three different design teams came to Palo Alto City Hall on Wednesday afternoon, each with a bridge to sell to the city. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Dec 26, 2014 at 6:31 am | 70 comments | 7136 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New housing proposal for Maybell Avenue site set for review

A year after Palo Alto voters struck down an approved housing development on Maybell Avenue, the city is preparing to review...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Dec 25, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 26 comments | 5194 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Inattentive drivers in PA

Three of five members of our family have had multiple instances in the past several weeks where inattentive drivers in Palo...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Dad, on Dec 25, 2014 at 4:18 am | 28 comments | 1831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto: One-alarm fire originated in oven, damages kitchen

Two people in Palo Alto were able to make it out of a house safely after the oven caught fire Sunday, fire officials said. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2014
Last comment by Think Positively, on Dec 23, 2014 at 10:42 pm | 3 comments | 5014 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: An elusive history museum

The Palo Alto City Council once again provided a lifeline to a nascent Palo Alto History Museum group that has repeatedly...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by wmartin46, on Dec 23, 2014 at 6:46 pm | 27 comments | 3493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto: School district settles construction lawsuit

Less than a week before a scheduled case meeting at which Taisei Construction Company planned to seek a trial date in its...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by just wondering, on Dec 23, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 2 comments | 2414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's time to rethink our high schools

Thank you to all of the Gunn students who have spoken out recently after the suicide of your classmate. It's your courage...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Dec 23, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 149 comments | 13576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park officers involved in fatal shooting back at work

Although the district attorney's review of the Nov. 11 fatal shooting of a burglary suspect is not yet complete, Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 23, 2014 at 4:51 pm | 6 comments | 2815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids in the kitchen

The holiday season is a time to build memories and reconnect with your family, and often during this wonderful but busy time...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Jane Urbach, on Dec 23, 2014 at 11:08 am | 3 comments | 10288 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View: Coroner releases name of man killed on train tracks

After seeking the public's help in identifying a man killed Friday evening on the train tracks between Mountain View and...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Gertrude, on Dec 23, 2014 at 11:07 am | 4 comments | 5738 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lighting up the season: Community celebrations spread peace and joy, from many traditions

From a musical Advent procession to the civic lighting of the Hanukkah menorah, Palo Alto celebrates the holiday season this...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Roxanne Reeves, on Dec 23, 2014 at 5:27 am | 2 comments | 2672 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Discovering a 'newfound sense of purpose'

Several years ago Norman Williams found himself released from a federal penitentiary with nowhere to turn. He lacked the...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Phil, on Dec 22, 2014 at 8:50 pm | 30 comments | 3705 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Land use tops Palo Alto council members' concerns for 2015

Names and faces will change but Palo Alto's official priorities should remain largely fixed when the new City Council convenes...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hal, on Dec 22, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 10 comments | 2448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changing the conversation: Who, or what, is Palo Alto Forward?

Few local residents had heard of Palo Alto Forward before Sept. 30, when Cory Wolbach declared at a City Council candidates'...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 22, 2014 at 12:25 pm | 176 comments | 12467 Views
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