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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Paly student, horse fan dies from fall exercising polo horse

Ariel Shaker, 21, a 2005 graduate of Palo Alto High School and a horse enthusiast since she was 8, was pronounced dead Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Roxanne Pinto, on Oct 26, 2013 at 2:19 am | 16 comments | 5621 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google buses for everyone - public transportation that works.

At last, innovative public transportation for everyone that has a realistic approach to getting commuters to where they work...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 938 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Buena Vista owner hits another snag

The owner of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park must go back and further revise his plan for compensating the residents who would...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Vote AGAINST D, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:10 pm | 37 comments | 17988 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Forty years later, updating open space vision

From virtually anywhere on the Midpeninsula, Windy Hill's unique treeless contours dominate the Skyline ridge and provide...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dan, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 20 comments | 7311 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls capture SCVAL golf tourney title over Palo Alto

Gunn made some history by becoming the first team champion of the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League girls' golf tournament...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by sue, on Oct 25, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 1881 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foreclosures

Foreclosures are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Oct 25, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 729 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prop 32 - Munger's & Siebel's Buddies Fined

Look what happened to Siebel and Munger's secret out of state friends - 2 nonprofits - who were funding Proposition 32 &...

Original post made by Hmmm on Oct. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 528 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dogs and owners invited to 'Dog-O-Ween'

A Palo Alto High School student is calling all dogs and their owners to come to Rinconada Park this Saturday for Dog-O-Ween,...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 25, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 7 comments | 4119 Views

AROUND TOWN

Skateboarder injured in Stanford collision

A skateboarder hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle Sunday on the Stanford University campus has been identified...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Leland, on Oct 25, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 4 comments | 7925 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal budget cuts raise affordable-housing rents

In July, a Palo Alto single mother of two who lives in affordable housing received a letter alerting her that the rent for...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:19 am | 25 comments | 21372 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Merc outs the measure D donors

No surprise, Palo Alto Housing Corporation has " officially" pumped $111,000 into yes on D so far. [Portion removed.] They...

Original post made by Mr.Recycle on Oct. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 563 Views

MOVIES

Gravity

Peter, you missed the whole plot of Gravity. (Spoiler alert!) The character Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) loses a child...

Original post made by Sarah on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 24, 2013 at 11:22 pm | 6 comments | 982 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School calendar consensus emerges

A consensus emerged on the touchy issue of the Palo Alto school calendar Tuesday as Board of Education members indicated...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Another Palo Alto Res, on Oct 24, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 21 comments | 31010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver gets one year for fatal Mtn. View crash

Matthew Pumar, the driver who hit and killed a Mountain View man last summer, was sentenced to one year in county jail and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Palo Alto Res, on Oct 24, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 18 comments | 8646 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City strikes down parking exemptions

Caught in a tug of war between angry residents and pleading developers, Palo Alto officials sided with the former on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Ray, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:22 pm | 35 comments | 16027 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Riley to play for New Zealand against Team USA

Stanford grad Ali Riley was one of 20 players named to the New Zealand women's national soccer team that will compete in...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Football Fern Fan, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 1415 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Controversy mars Newell Bridge debate

Residents on either side of Newell bridge, a 102-year-old structure that links Palo Alto and East Palo Alto, agree that it...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Andrew Kloak, on Oct 24, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 61 comments | 31828 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission throws support, cash behind City Hall art

The city's Public Art Commission committed $50,000 -- half its annual budget -- over the next two years on Thursday night...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Oct 24, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 8 comments | 13651 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New supervisorial districts split Menlo Park

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has approved new boundaries for supervisorial districts that will split Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Christopher L. Bowman, on Oct 24, 2013 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 3084 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD High School Rigor Worth It?

I have to wonder how much tutoring and parental help is affecting the teacher's perceptions of our students. Depending on...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 24, 2013 at 10:21 am | 258 comments | 20259 Views
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Early Decision Blues
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 2,300 views

One night only: ‘Occupy the Farm’ screening in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,171 views

First Interview
By Sally Torbey | 10 comments | 1,402 views

Death with Dignity
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,366 views

Guest Post #2 from HSSV: Labradoodle Back on His Feet
By Cathy Kirkman | 2 comments | 446 views