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AROUND TOWN

Power outage leaves 54 homes without Oscars

A relatively small power outage knocked out power to 54 homes in southwesterly Palo Alto Sunday evening, disrupting the Academy...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Who Cares?, on Mar 8, 2010 at 3:45 pm | 14 comments | 1493 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree removals eyed near Palo Alto golf course

The renovation of Palo Alto's golf course isn't set to begin until next year, but local golfers should see plenty of hard...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Lorax, on Aug 18, 2013 at 8:15 am | 16 comments | 1492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Sal Khan

Sal Khan, founder of the Mountain View-based Khan Academy, is revolutionizing education, one 10 minute YouTube video at a...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Sep 27, 2011 at 8:56 pm | 7 comments | 1492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summertime, and the learning is fun

More than 2,000 students have been pursuing enrichment, remedial or skill-building this summer on four Palo Alto campuses....

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ohlone Family, on Jul 8, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 7 comments | 1492 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car collides with ambulance on El Camino Real

Five people were taken to the hospital after a Toyota sedan collided with an ambulance at Oregon Expressway and El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by ***Briones Observer***, on Oct 29, 2010 at 12:42 am | 3 comments | 1492 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car flips in Friday crash on Embarcadero

The driver of a Pontiac Grand Prix walked away with minor injuries late Friday after the car hit the center median on Embarcadero...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 8, 2011 at 10:51 am | 21 comments | 1492 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

State senate passes distracted-driving bill

A bill that would increase the base fines for distracted driving passed the California State Senate Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 17, 2012 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 1492 Views

SPORTS

There will be a lot more than just tennis at NCAA championships

The next two weeks are truly a tennis lover's dream, with no shortage of riveting team and individual matches on tap at the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Too bright!

The new steet lamps on Parkinson are too bright! Thought I was in a scene from Close Encounters last night when the bright...

Original post made by Parkinson Resident on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by private property, on Oct 3, 2012 at 7:17 pm | 8 comments | 1492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters duck gunfire in East Palo Alto

Firefighters returning to their East Palo Alto station ran for cover after two rival gangs engaged in a gun battle in front...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Dec 17, 2012 at 1:56 pm | 16 comments | 1492 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Managers and Professionals getting raise?

Did you find it strange that they removed the salary rate sheet for Management & Professionals? (Under Salary Rate Sheets) http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/depts/hrd/compensation.as...

Original post made by pawatchdog on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by CHinCider, on Jan 11, 2010 at 10:29 am | 3 comments | 1491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizens voice concern over extracted groundwater

Old Palo Alto resident Sue Kemp saves water by the cup in her kitchen to use in her garden. When she noticed a fire-hose-sized...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Linda Siri, on Nov 22, 2010 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 1491 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Was woman pushed from vehicle in Palo Alto?

Palo Alto police are investigating a case in which a 33-year-old woman jumped or was pushed from a moving vehicle at Alma...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by a sad day, on Feb 17, 2010 at 10:00 am | 5 comments | 1491 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot case on Dateline NBC

Anyone see the Dateline NBC show about the Jennifer Schipsi murder on Friday? I did not follow the trial when it happened,...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 25, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 3 comments | 1491 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

E. Palo Alto Homicide Investigation Update

From EPA PD: Press Briefing Advisory Re: Homicide Investigation Updates July 24 The East Palo Alto Police Department...

Original post made by Hmmm on Jul. 24, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1491 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Building-code call turns up sex-assault fugitive

A man who evaded police for more than seven years after he was convicted of sexual assault in San Mateo County was arrested...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Building Code Watcher, on Jan 31, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 12 comments | 1491 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Amazing GOP debate

I am amazed at what i saw and heard during the last debate!One of our finest, an American soldier asked the candidates a...

Original post made by Emmy Hill on Sep. 24, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 25, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 25 comments | 1491 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto seeks to bolster tenant protection

As East Palo Alto braces for a new landlord to take over more than 1,800 housing units, city officials are considering changing...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Westsider, on Dec 28, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 16 comments | 1491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foundation gives $100 million to hospital

A $100 million gift was announced today by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to help with the construction of the $1...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ada, on Oct 23, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 1491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big waves hit Mavericks observers, injuring 13

The Mavericks Surf Contest near Half Moon Bay -- called by surfers as the biggest surfing event in history -- had bigger-than-expected...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by StevenLong, on Feb 15, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 2 comments | 1491 Views
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