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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain a confused old man, coddled by media

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Original post made by equal opportunity candidate bashing on Jul. 28, 2008
Last comment by pam, on Aug 1, 2008 at 9:30 pm | 45 comments | 2850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to get scientific equipment for science fair project?

Hi, I would like to do a science experiment on skin health. in order to take good data, I really need to get real scientific...

Original post made by ER on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Aug 20, 2014 at 3:45 am | 16 comments | 18483 Views

RESTAURANTS

What do you think of the new Restaurants section?

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Original post made by Eric on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Arnold79, on Oct 22, 2009 at 7:21 pm | 31 comments | 7612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Things I remember going back to 1962.

Garland Elementary School, Mr. Center, The Indian Bowl, The Variety Store, Bergman's counter, The Peninsula Creamery, Jean's...

Original post made by Eric "Rick" Cohen on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 3, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 1 comment | 2064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High School Graduation Rate Plummets

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Original post made by Eric Nee on May. 15, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on May 19, 2007 at 8:13 pm | 25 comments | 4464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Defeating the Demon of Teen Suicide

At a recent meeting in Palo Alto, home to Stanford University and epicenter of Silicon Valley, a standing-room-only crowd...

Original post made by Eric Nelson on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Sleep deprived?, on Feb 18, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 8 comments | 617 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Seeking information on recent serious bike accident

Trying to track down information on a recent cycling accident in Palo Alto in which a woman was very seriously injured. If...

Original post made by Eric S. on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Ouch, on Jul 25, 2013 at 8:45 pm | 2 comments | 1251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core And The Literary Classics: Supplementing Our Kids Education (By An Avowed Jane Austenophile)

Jane Austen has become quite popular in the past decade—at least commercially. When I see Jane Austen stationary at Paper...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by C, on Dec 7, 2013 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

My New Year's List: Top 10 Things I Am Grateful We’ve Done As A Family

The following New Year's blog appears in The Almanac. Holidays provide us with great rest stops. They're opportunities...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Dec. 31, 2013
There are no comments yet. 733 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Arata’s Pumpkin Farm And The Grinch(es) Who Stole Halloween (Or At Least Part Of It)

http://www.almanacnews.com/blogs/p/2013/10/16/aratas-pumpkin-farm-and-the-grinches-who-stole-halloween-or-at-least-part-of-it...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Oct. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 682 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A Tale of Two Public Services BART vs. Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board

The following blog appears in The Almanac and may be of interest to Weekly readers. A Tale of Two Public Services BART...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Oct. 29, 2013
There are no comments yet. 658 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Retreat-Gate In Menlo Park

This blog appears in The Almanac and may be of interest to Palo Also readers. Walk The Talk Part 2: Honoring The Compact On...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Nov. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 682 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The "Bullet" Train: What Does It Say About Our State Government?

The following blog appears in The Almanac: Even if you supported the "bullet train" five years ago, you should think about...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Resident 1, on Dec 19, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 6 comments | 2327 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

When Considering Spending 25K On A New City Logo Design, Process Matters

When The Almanac reported this past week that Menlo Park spent $1800 on a new "Nutty The Squirrel" mascot costume, public...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Jan. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 660 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tom Perkins' Letter & Civil Discourse

Local venture capitalist Tom Perkins' letter to The Wall Street Journal two weeks ago, in which he compared the growing hostility...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Feb. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 529 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Support the eruv

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Original post made by Eruv is up on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 22, 2007 at 5:53 pm | 9 comments | 3208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Food Allergy Awareness

I just wanted to share a link for anyone looking for information on food allergy related issues. In the United States, 12...

Original post made by Estevan on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by annoyed, on Nov 13, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 5 comments | 1674 Views

AROUND TOWN

NY Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof and his wife Sheryl WuDunn to Speak Tonight

Great opportunity hear well known NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and his wife Sheryl DuWunn talk about their new book...

Original post made by EstherWojcicki on Jan. 11, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Jan 11, 2015 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 291 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A no brainer way to save energy

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Original post made by ethan on Dec. 20, 2006
Last comment by Todd Bethell, on Jan 4, 2007 at 3:20 pm | 16 comments | 5302 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Any other international traveler having trouble with US credit cards?

Just back from the Eurozone and had problems getting my credit cards accepted. I told the credit card companies I was traveling...

Original post made by Euro traveler on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Been there, too, on May 7, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 5 comments | 914 Views
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Draeger’s Los Altos eyes upgrades, expansion
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 3,435 views

Is Coffee a Date?
By Laura Stec | 19 comments | 1,538 views

"the Summit" (CompPlan): Forewarned is Forearmed
By Douglas Moran | 22 comments | 951 views

Gratitude, Repairing and Avoiding Affairs
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 703 views

A quiet moment
By Sally Torbey | 8 comments | 691 views