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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rumor check: Kidnapping near Greer Park?

My daughter just called to tell me she's afraid to bike home because a friend of hers told her about a kidnapping today near...

Original post made by Mother on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 2, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 1161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Few sign up for new 'transitional' program

Despite its origins in Palo Alto, a new law compelling California school districts to offer "transitional kindergarten" has...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 14, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 4 comments | 1161 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion spotted at Canada College

A mountain lion was spotted twice at Canada College in Redwood City early Tuesday morning, San Mateo County emergency officials...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by accent, on Aug 31, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 12 comments | 1161 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park fire district strikes deal with Facebook

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board voted unanimously on Tuesday to enter into an agreement between Facebook and...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 1161 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The New Yorker front page

This is one of the hardest hitting front covers I have in seen in years. For a liberal mag like the New Yorker to do this...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Oct 8, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 11 comments | 1161 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: school-traffic safety, public art in private developments

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/10/11/public-agenda-school-traffic-safety-public-art-in-private-developments...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1161 Views

SPORTS

It's official: Luck following Manning to the Colts

==B NFL Draft == ==I Fleener goes to Colts, Martin to Dolphins in second round == Andrew Luck became the fourth Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by SportsSage, on Apr 27, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 1160 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bike Safety is more than helmets

From watching bike riders lately, I have seen some very poor examples of the right way to do it. Most of those riding bikes...

Original post made by Occasional cyclist on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Richard Clark, on Apr 18, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 3 comments | 1160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Megan Hulce: Who Could Believe ... ?

I had hurt my back the day before and had had a sleepless night. In the morning I decided I needed to go to the emergency...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sells for $7.6 million, record for Menlo Park

In a sign that the local real estate market has rebounded, a house in Menlo Park last week sold for a record-setting $7.625...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Apr 3, 2012 at 6:50 pm | 3 comments | 1160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mortar round found in East Palo Alto home

A possible explosive device found in an East Palo Alto residence was determined to be an old inert training mortar round,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Jun 14, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments | 1160 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hazardous Pardee Park trees set for fast removal

The ailing eucalyptus trees at Eleanor Pardee Park will be removed and replaced by other species in March under a plan approved...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Friend of trees, on Feb 1, 2011 at 10:16 am | 4 comments | 1159 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto no Longer a leading city on Peninsula

more evidence here http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_18479741 I just took a walk downtown and saw open, vacant storefronts....

Original post made by What Happened? on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Do we know?, on Jul 22, 2011 at 8:58 am | 10 comments | 1159 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

wood vs concrete

Why most buildings (single family homes) are from wood and not from brick&concrete? I know that building new home in Palo...

Original post made by vladrad on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by vladrad, on Aug 14, 2012 at 11:00 pm | 9 comments | 1159 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Missing Los Altos windsurfer rescued

The rescue swimmer who plucked a stranded windsurfer from the San Francisco Bay Tuesday morning after she spent the night...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 21, 2011 at 6:49 am | 4 comments | 1159 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto landlords from hell sentenced to 4 years in prison

Kip and Nicole Macy lived in Palo Alto and own an apartment building in San Francisco. News report: http://www.sfexaminer.com/sanfrancisco/sfs-landlords-from-hell-get-4-years-in-pri...

Original post made by resident on Jun. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1159 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail critics prepare for debate over project's costs

As the California High-Speed Rail Authority prepares to release its long-awaited business plan next month, legislators and...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Sep 21, 2011 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 1159 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Spare the Air day also announced for Wednesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that Wednesday will be another Spare the Air day. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by EnvironmentalPerson, on Jul 11, 2012 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 1159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guy Consolmagno lecture canceled

A talk slated to take place tonight (Feb. 4, 2011) featuring Vatican astronomer Brother Guy Consolmagno, Ph.D., has been...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Do we?, on Feb 4, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 4 comments | 1159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bullet shatters Palo Alto window; no injuries

Apparent New Year's revelry turned into a headache for one Crescent Park neighborhood homeowner when a .22-caliber bullet...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2012
Last comment by vet, on Jan 4, 2012 at 7:20 am | 17 comments | 1159 Views
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