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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer. That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by agree with scdb, on Jun 15, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 2020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly land on top 100 'Gold Medal List'

Both Gunn and Palo Alto high schools have ranked in U.S. News and World Report's 2010 "Gold Medal List" of America's top...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Dec 15, 2009 at 11:22 am | 5 comments | 2020 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alcohol Consumption in Bowden Park

On Thursday, September 27, between 3:30 and 6:00 pm, ten women and one man drank 8+ bottles of wine in the presence of more...

Original post made by Jan Hutcheson on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 8:56 pm | 2 comments | 2020 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal's top defense is making a strong case for itself

There is growing sentiment that this season's Stanford defense is better than last year's, and might be one of the best in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 1, 2014 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 2020 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Amgen Tour of California

The Amgen Tour of California is coming up: http://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/ with Lance Armstrong back. We had...

Original post made by Too bad on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Feb 12, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 9 comments | 2019 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Utility Rates

It takes some plowing through - all those pages of numbers, etc. But hidden on the page listing " All Special Item Charges"...

Original post made by Kate on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 4, 2009 at 4:05 pm | 8 comments | 2019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

You can review texts for Spanish classes until this Friday

A committee of teachers, students, and parents is currently reviewing sets of Spanish (Levels 1 and 2) materials that have...

Original post made by Here Ye on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Here Ye, on Apr 27, 2009 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 2019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bay Area calm following tsunami warning

Most of the Bay Area was not directly affected today by a deadly tsunami that hit Japan Thursday night, despite concerns...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by D. Allen, on Mar 14, 2011 at 7:01 am | 3 comments | 2019 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest man for auto theft

Palo Alto police officers recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested East Palo Alto resident Luis Cabrera, 27, on multiple charges...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by 50 years in midtown, on Jun 24, 2009 at 1:07 pm | 2 comments | 2019 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone else had power outage?

We just had all our electricity go out with a strange noise......experienced total darkness for a few seconds, and then everything...

Original post made by Sw on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by city says, on Feb 25, 2012 at 2:35 pm | 14 comments | 2019 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Party bus driver arrested after fatal collision

The driver of a party bus that crashed into a tree on Aug. 11 has been arrested after a passenger died during the incident,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by DUI watcher, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2019 Views

SPORTS

Paly swim teams continue successful tuneups heading into the Section Challenge

The high school swim year seems to be one big tuneup after another as athletes prepare for the season-ending Central Coast...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by vikingsportswriter, on Apr 27, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 2019 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The iconic image of freedom in the 20th century...where is Obama?

There were many acts of individual courage in the 20th century, but this unidentified Chinese fellow is at, or near, the...

Original post made by Gary on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 11, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 2019 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian pushes bill to keep parks open

With a July 1 deadline looming over a budget-cutting plan that would close some 70 of the 270 state parks, two state senators...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by musical, on May 11, 2012 at 12:13 am | 3 comments | 2019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pension reform to go on ballot in Menlo Park

A Menlo Park initiative effort to reduce city-employee pension costs will go on the November ballot, the City Council agreed...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by scott gibb, on May 28, 2010 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 2019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train kills man on Menlo Park tracks

A northbound train struck and killed a man on the Ravenswood tracks in Menlo Park at 9:30 a.m. Friday, according to Caltrain. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Cris, on Mar 10, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 26 comments | 2019 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Has Joe Simitian (D)done anyting positive as Senator?

I have been looking at the leaders of this City, City Managers, Department heads, City Council members. I have seen and...

Original post made by fireman on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 16, 2008 at 8:48 am | 16 comments | 2018 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Celebration at the Garden Court

City Council candidates celebrated Tuesday night at the Garden Court Hotel in downtown Palo Alto. Leaders in the race by...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by PA Mom, on Nov 5, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 2018 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers wage experiment

Palo Alto may soon become a laboratory for studying the impacts of union-level wages on local capital projects. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:46 am | 14 comments | 2018 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two injured in East Palo Alto shooting

Two male victims were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto on Saturday night, police said Monday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by to anon, on Feb 9, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 2018 Views
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