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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teachers, students return to school this week

Palo Alto's 800-plus teachers return to work today, Monday, Aug. 12, to ready their classrooms for the first day of school...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Hit or Miss, on Aug 14, 2013 at 11:03 pm | 69 comments | 3849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crescent Park gets a ban on overnight parking

Crescent Park residents seeking a cure for their parking pains received a Band-Aid on Monday night, when Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 14, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 38 comments | 2502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Forum: Can downtown Palo Alto have growth without gridlock?

Subject: Can downtown Palo Alto have growth without gridlock? People in Palo Alto enjoy the city as a great place to live,...

Original post made by Community Forum on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 14, 2013 at 6:31 pm | 15 comments | 5190 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ambulances, evacuation drill at Stanford Stadium today

Local emergency responders will be gathering at Stanford Stadium today to practice an evacuation drill and train teams for...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Good to Drill, on Aug 14, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 3044 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 | 1479 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police identify victim in Newell stabbing

Police have identified the woman who was found stabbed to death in an East Palo Alto apartment as 47-year-old Philomena Ashford-Anderson,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 1711 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto weighs tax increases for infrastructure fixes

Faced with a laundry list of infrastructure needs and lukewarm support for a bond measure to pay for these repairs, Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 14, 2013 at 10:12 am | 57 comments | 4617 Views

AROUND TOWN

FOUND: Verizon Google htc Cell Phone @ Cubberley

Respond back in this forum as to the specifics of this phone to claim. Screen cracked, probably run over but powers up....

Original post made by Palo Parent on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by David, on Aug 14, 2013 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 840 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Equity prepares to buy East Palo Alto apartments

Despite protests from the community and concern from the City Council, Wells Fargo Bank is now finalizing its sale of more...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 33 comments | 3643 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's lost vision

The crowd arrived early June 11 and quickly filled every seat in the Council Chambers of Palo Alto City Hall, including the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jayna Sheats, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 9 comments | 1456 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Possible armed robbery occurs near downtown

A robbery that may have involved a handgun occurred last night at Bryant Street and Poe Avenue, according to Palo Alto Police. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 13, 2013 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 907 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto police investigate Newell homicide

East Palo Alto police are investigating the homicide of a woman found stabbed to death at 45 Newell Road this morning. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 13, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 9 comments | 1869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Artist makes point with pencils

Harriete Estel Berman's current installation in the Anita Seipp Gallery at Palo Alto's Castilleja School hangs like a colorful...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Harriete Estel Berman, on Aug 13, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 1147 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Creek project will help endangered fish run free

Steelhead trout are expected to be able to swim more easily between the Searsville Dam and the San Francisco Bay after a...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 13, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 14 comments | 4339 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

CHSRA Land Grab SCAM, now passed through Assembly

Please be aware that the California High Speed Rail Authority is now poised with this law, already approved by the Assembly,...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by member, on Aug 13, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 17 comments | 1386 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council to review Sister Cities program

Turning a cultural-exchange program into one of strategic business and technology partnerships, the Palo Alto City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by member, on Aug 13, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 10 comments | 1669 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto contractor faces felony charges

The owner and chief financial officer of a Palo Alto construction company have been charged with several felonies in a scheme...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:28 am | 26 comments | 2835 Views

AROUND TOWN

To all those driving Teslas, Priuses, Leafs, Fiskers, etc.

I finally got around to reading this IEEE article that suggests Teslas, Leafs, Fusions, Priuses et al may actually emit *more...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by nyt ucs, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:04 am | 50 comments | 1637 Views

AROUND TOWN

One killed in head on crash in Woodside

One person was killed and another was airlifted to a hospital after a head-on traffic collision on the outskirts of...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 1458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD: South Palo Alto kids/schools -- wow

I was looking at STAR results for the 2nd grade. My son got "advanced" (the highest bucket) in both math and English, which...

Original post made by SouthPA Mom on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by former Paly parent, on Aug 12, 2013 at 9:02 pm | 37 comments | 2966 Views
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