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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to change affordable-housing law

Seeking to comply with changes in state law and encourage construction of more affordable housing, Palo Alto is considering...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by trainspotting, on Jan 11, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 26 comments | 2209 Views

MOVIES

The year 2012 in film

From a pint-sized girl surviving storms on the wrong side of the levee to a CIA agent planning to rescue a band of hostages,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by David Lieberman, on Jan 11, 2013 at 3:33 pm | 9 comments | 4091 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

#1 priority for our city council

The top priority for our council should be to pass a mandatory occupancy law. A concerned citizen, on another thread, has...

Original post made by Not an issue on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by can't you tell this is sarcasm?, on Jan 11, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-stress group holds annual conference this weekend

High schools around the country that have shifted their first-semester exams to before the December break "will not go back,"...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Whatever, on Jan 11, 2013 at 11:36 am | 35 comments | 2836 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents split at meeting over Newell Road bridge

A crowd of community members from Palo Alto and East Palo Alto jammed into the theater at the Lucie Stern Community Center...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Rs, on Jan 11, 2013 at 8:08 am | 59 comments | 2703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Staying true to original vision

Near Middlefield and Oregon Expressway is a house originally designed by a Palo Alto legend and recently remodeled by the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 11, 2013 at 3:48 am | 5 comments | 1232 Views

AROUND TOWN

JCC to hold Mitzvah Day for community service

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center will hold its sixth annual Mitzvah Day on Monday, Jan. 21, to commemorate both...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 11, 2013 at 2:51 am | 7 comments | 1202 Views

RESTAURANTS

Any Low-Noise Restaurants?

Noisy restaurants are making it impossible to enjoy talking to people over a meal. Are there any moderately priced places...

Original post made by Please stop the racket on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 11, 2013 at 1:56 am | 20 comments | 1605 Views

RESTAURANTS

Recommend a good year round CSA?

I'd like to sign up for a year round CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Pick up anywhere in Palo Alto or Menlo Park is...

Original post made by Organiclaws on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 10, 2013 at 10:36 pm | 4 comments | 2165 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Storm system from Alaska headed for Bay Area

Bay Area residents may want to bundle up, as a cold-weather system is headed this way and will linger for several days, a...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 10, 2013 at 9:14 pm | 14 comments | 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Natural-gas incident prompts road closure in Palo Alto

El Camino Real in Palo Alto between Charleston Road and Ventura Avenue, which was briefly closed Thursday afternoon due to...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Jan 10, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 1013 Views

AROUND TOWN

gas leak at El Camino / Los Robles

http://paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=28187 Why was there no emergency notification of any sort? No email or...

Original post made by Jon on Jan. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 856 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police release sketch of suspected residential burglar

Palo Alto police have released a color sketch of a man wanted in connection with the burglary of a home in the 1000 block...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Jan 10, 2013 at 11:19 am | 17 comments | 1764 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Indecent exposure reported near Cal Ave

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who exposed himself to a woman while she was sitting in a parked car near California...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by confused, on Jan 10, 2013 at 10:47 am | 2 comments | 960 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest in decades-old Mtn. View murder case

After 28 years, justice may finally be served in the death of Saba Girmai, a Santa Clara County woman who was found strangled...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Jan 10, 2013 at 2:27 am | 2 comments | 1176 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How much do you spend on groceries a month?

My fianc´┐Ż and I are in a heated debate on how much we should spend on groceries/household items a month. He thinks we spend...

Original post made by Tryingtosave on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by rick, on Jan 9, 2013 at 9:27 pm | 27 comments | 1661 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family faces burglary charges after Dec. 27 arrest

A father, mother and daughter from Albania are facing burglary charges in Palo Alto after allegedly attempting to steal men's...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by arban, on Jan 9, 2013 at 8:53 pm | 49 comments | 3344 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Truck swerves off Highway 101 near Moffett

No one was injured Tuesday morning, Jan. 8, after the driver of a truck heading southbound on Highway 101 lost control of...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Jan 9, 2013 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 2753 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Irony of Dems Supporting Bush Tax Cuts

Politics is a strange thing. Obama has embraced the vast majority of GWB's tax cuts, something he opposed for a long time....

Original post made by Lawrence on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by a tale of 2 perspectives, on Jan 9, 2013 at 10:19 am | 42 comments | 1368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to swear in new mayor, vice mayor

Palo Alto will elect its 2013 mayor and vice mayor tonight, as well as say goodbye to outgoing Mayor Yiaway Yeh and Councilman...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:50 pm | 6 comments | 3609 Views
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