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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man shoots, kills himself on Alpine Road

San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies found a Portola Valley man in his vehicle at Ford's Field on Alpine Road this morning...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by G., on Jan 28, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 7 comments | 2147 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Deaths

Raymond M. Jacobson Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10324 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2517 Views

SPORTS

Ref collapses; Menlo-SHP hoops cancelled

The battle for first place in the West Bay Athletic League between the Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo boys' basketball teams...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jan 28, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 2406 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Missing Los Altos teens may be Utah

A 14-year-old Los Altos boy and his 13-year-old Saratoga girlfriend may be in Utah, police say, after being missing since...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 28, 2009 at 12:50 am | 2 comments | 2267 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Los Altos boy, 14, and girlfriend, 13, go missing

A 14-year-old Los Altos boy and his 13-year-old Saratoga girlfriend are missing and believed to be driving out of California...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Nancy, on Jan 28, 2009 at 12:44 am | 7 comments | 2466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Master Plan Meeting for Gunn on Monday Night (February 2nd)

Gunn High School will be hosting a community meeting on Monday night (February 2nd) to discuss the master plan for Gunn High...

Original post made by Tom Jacoubowsky on Jan. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How girls bully each other, and what to do

The Internet has quickly become this generation's "bathroom wall" where girls can post hurtful insults — or bully —...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by student, on Jan 27, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 34 comments | 3937 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Minor sparks, smoke at Whole Foods Market

The wire to an electrical fan started smoking at the Whole Foods Market on Emerson Street in downtown Palo Alto shortly before...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Driver, on Jan 27, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 2647 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local 'census' to measure homelessness surge

Hundreds of volunteers are being sought to help Santa Clara County measure a reported surge in homelessness due to the economic...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by Norm, on Jan 27, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 2207 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alpine Road likely suicide victim identified

Donn Paul Reisen, 59, a resident of Alpine Road in Menlo Park, has been identified by San Mateo County Coroner Robert Foucrault...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by McGrude, on Jan 27, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 4 comments | 2471 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electrical fire at Whole Foods Market

We have had reports of an electrical fire at Whole Foods Market this afternoon, shortly before 2 p.m. I just entered the...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jan 27, 2009 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 2004 Views

AROUND TOWN

A home away from home

There's no place like home, the adage goes, but Palo Altans John and Danielle Mewes try their best to give families with...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Cate, on Jan 27, 2009 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 2603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tall Tree winners affirm 'community values'

It takes well-meaning individuals who care enough to take action to create a positive, caring community, winners of the 2008...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford biz school lays off 12 percent of staff

The Stanford Graduate School of Business laid off 49 employees, or 12 percent of its staff, earlier this month because of...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by wondering, on Jan 27, 2009 at 9:37 am | 15 comments | 2107 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Case of the Disappearing Analysis Report by the CBO

Concerning the next "stimulus" plan being steam-rolled through Congress as we speak, there was an analysis by the Congressional...

Original post made by Perspective on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by In Touch, on Jan 27, 2009 at 9:08 am | 4 comments | 1906 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian: State may freeze education funding this spring

State budget compromise may include a $2.8 billion state-funding freeze that could hit districts in the near future and run...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by stock trader, on Jan 27, 2009 at 4:45 am | 7 comments | 2011 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls get ready for Wilcox after improving to 18-0

The first half of the SCVAL De Anza Division girls' basketball race concludes on Wednesday when Gunn visits Lynbrook. The...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by sharon shipp, on Jan 27, 2009 at 12:37 am | 1 comment | 2698 Views

AROUND TOWN

Battle over Alma Plaza's future resumes tonight

After 14 public hearings spanning more than two years, John McNellis' effort to redevelop Alma Plaza could hit a crucial...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jan 27, 2009 at 12:13 am | 15 comments | 2223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

USPS letter - mail delivery alterations

We received a letter from USPS informing us of changes that would be taking place in the delivery of our mail as cost cutting...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 26, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 2689 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic report: more cars heading to Palo Alto?

In some ways, the new report examining the traffic impacts of the two mammoth Stanford University developments says less...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by hmmmmm, on Jan 26, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 23 comments | 2869 Views
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