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Palo Alto school board to discuss Strategic Plan survey

The school district's 2015 Strategic Plan survey results, which the school board will discuss Tuesday night, offers insight...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by outsider, 32 minutes ago | 9 comments | 1218 Views


Riding the whole foods wave

Palo Alto-based Homemade Cooking offers weekly two-hour cooking classes at which members are introduced to seasonal ingredients,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2015
Last comment by Mindful, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 1052 Views


Summit to spotlight domestic violence in Palo Alto

Domestic violence is the kind of issue that is often thought to afflict women in less economically well-off communities....

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Family and Children Services of Silicon Valley, 2 hours ago | 11 comments | 2208 Views


A Teachable Moment

Last week the Paly High student newspaper has editorialized that "The Campanile believes that Dauber acted inappropriately...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, 2 hours ago | 13 comments | 780 Views


Developer looks to replace six-story El Camino building

It's one of the tallest buildings in Palo Alto, though few would say it's one of its most welcoming. Now, plans are afoot...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 5 hours ago | 39 comments | 7440 Views


Palo Alto seeks greater voice in regional transportation projects

Palo Alto takes great pride in being a worldwide leader in technology and conservation, but when it comes to transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Samantha, 6 hours ago | 9 comments | 2879 Views


Report: Violent crime rate in East Palo Alto plunges

After decades of negative press, East Palo Alto's violent crime rate has plunged by 64 percent in one year, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by dennis, 6 hours ago | 13 comments | 2497 Views


A question of boundaries: Paly teacher rebuked

June 11 was a day of relief and closure for Palo Alto High School English teacher Kevin Sharp. Or so he thought. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Angie Baker, 6 hours ago | 101 comments | 20024 Views


Low Flying Prop Plane

Yesterday, Oct 12, I heard a racket from inside the house, went to the window and saw a very low prop plane (seen in gaps...

Original post made by Amy on Oct. 13, 2015
Last comment by OPar, 7 hours ago | 6 comments | 131 Views


Menlo boys top M-A, grab control of PAL water polo race

Prep water polo The Menlo School boys took a big step toward taking back the PAL Bay Division water polo title they lost...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 7 hours ago | 14 comments | 1638 Views


A call for more housing in Palo Alto

With home values soaring and affordable housing in short supply, Palo Alto residents appealed to the City Council on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 8 hours ago | 219 comments | 9861 Views


Real Estate Matters: First half 2015 property market recap: Palo Alto, key neighboring citie

Time flies. Not long ago, most of property market participants anticipated yet another strong year. Half of 2015 has passed,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Frank Stern, 9 hours ago | 9 comments | 2199 Views


Recording released of response to motorcycle fatality

Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman has released an audio recording of the Menlo Park Fire District's response to a Sept. 22...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Johnny, 10 hours ago | 13 comments | 3181 Views


Aircraft noise

I have just spent some time emailing Anna Eshoo and Barbara Boxer (you have to fill out their website) urging them as our...

Original post made by stephanie enos on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by OPar, 22 hours ago | 46 comments | 960 Views


School district launches special-education review

A longtime special-education advocate and Harvard University Graduate School of Education professor is visiting Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Pull Back, 23 hours ago | 24 comments | 3704 Views


Prioritizing choice programs. No new elementary school.

The PAUSD Board of Education will receive an Enrollment Management Advisory Committee (EMAC) Update at a study session tonight,...

Original post made by South PA Parent on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Sense, on Oct 12, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 65 comments | 1490 Views


Halloween in Palo Alto

How do Palo Alto residents with kids celebrate Halloween? Do they go out trick-or-treating? Where? In their neighbourhood?...

Original post made by Zoya on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Hmm, on Oct 12, 2015 at 8:03 pm | 61 comments | 11046 Views


Living under the belly of a 'beast'

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation — A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel."...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 12, 2015 at 7:25 pm | 40 comments | 6537 Views


Stanford, UCLA all set for a showdown after bye week

No. 15-ranked Stanford is well into preparation for Thursday night's nationally televised game football game on ESPN against...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Tony Sandoval, on Oct 12, 2015 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 799 Views


Off Deadline: Personalizing the 'urban forest'

The current dialogue over northern Palo Alto's historic "urban forest" may mean that residents need to take more personal...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Jane, on Oct 12, 2015 at 12:59 pm | 7 comments | 2099 Views
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Mademoiselle Colette, now open in downtown Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 23 comments | 4,312 views

Do we want a palo alto where only the rich can move here to live
By Steve Levy | 74 comments | 3,197 views

The Big Four - Part one
By Laura Stec | 7 comments | 1,368 views

Breakfast for dinner
By Sally Torbey | 10 comments | 727 views