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PALO ALTO ISSUES

why Palo Alto businesses keep failing

Interesting article in the Mercury-News about why Palo Alto businesses keep failing and why local residents have no loyalty...

Original post made by consumer on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 18, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 5 comments | 803 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planned dog park in north Palo Alto hits a snag

Palo Alto's plan to give residents in the north part of the city their first dog park is now in limbo after officials learned...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by sanmateo@doodycalls.com, on Apr 18, 2013 at 10:42 am | 26 comments | 2823 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

<B>Keep the status quo Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18388 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Roland Hsu, on Apr 18, 2013 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand Boulevard Initiative Survey

The Grand Boulevard Initiative (GBI) is partnering with Fenton, a communications firm, to help achieve the vision for the...

Original post made by GBI on Apr. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens and alcohol

In light of recent events in Palo Alto HS magazine and also in Saratoga HS, I would like to ask fellow parents about what...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by is it true?, on Apr 18, 2013 at 7:57 am | 10 comments | 1118 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Marathoner's account: 'It sounded like thunder'

When Anne Trumbore finished the Boston Marathon, she like many of the other runners there, was in a post-run daze. The blasts...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1572 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

News trickles in about Palo Alto marathoners

Thirteen of the 20 Palo Alto residents who were registered for the Boston Marathon have confirmed that they are safe after...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Alan Wachtel, on Apr 17, 2013 at 12:59 pm | 9 comments | 1821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn counseling survey suggests higher satisfaction level

A new survey of students at Gunn High School in Palo Alto suggests possible improvement in satisfaction levels with the school's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by oopsie, on Apr 17, 2013 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 1154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City hires Chief Communications Officer

Saw this in another paper "Palo Alto hires first-ever Chief Communications officer": http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_23041156/palo-alto-hires-first-ever-chief-communications...

Original post made by common sense on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by anonymous, on Apr 17, 2013 at 9:07 am | 4 comments | 694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beloved Former Paly Principal Dresses Down School Board and Superintendent Over PR Hire

Buried in the "packet" for last night's school board meeting was a letter from Sandra Pearson, the former Principal of Paly....

Original post made by Silence Dogood on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Wow, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:42 am | 28 comments | 3975 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly team heads to Science Olympiad nationals

Fifteen students from Palo Alto High School will compete in the national Science Olympiad in Dayton, Ohio, next month after...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Paly parent , on Apr 17, 2013 at 12:13 am | 4 comments | 1461 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

City asks residents, firms to save energy today

Palo Alto's Utilities Department wants city residents and business owners to cut down on electricity use today, after several...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 16, 2013 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 914 Views

SPORTS

SHP's Howe swims well at Arena GP meet

Sacred Heart Prep junior Ally Howe went from being a big fish in a small pond to quite the opposite, yet held her own during...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Trish, on Apr 16, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1013 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to adopt new, belated, housing vision

Palo Alto's newest vision for housing is at once a broad roadmap and a delicate compromise, a document that both expresses...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by j99, on Apr 16, 2013 at 11:29 am | 14 comments | 1511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pacifist, Kepler's legend Ira Sandperl dies at 90

Ira Sandperl, a well-known pacifist who worked for decades at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park -- from the 1950s into the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Lily, on Apr 16, 2013 at 10:02 am | 5 comments | 1315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caring Neighborhoods Challenge seeks to spread the love

As Terry Godfrey sipped a warm beverage at a cafe near her home in Evergreen Park last week, she posed a question she hopes...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 16, 2013 at 9:05 am | 10 comments | 1000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keychain storage device holds emergency info for seniors

An offhand question from a Palo Alto octogenarian has sparked a new product that is being offered free -- or nearly free...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by LauraR, on Apr 16, 2013 at 7:14 am | 17 comments | 2178 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Morning Palo Alto manhunt ends in two arrests

After an hour-long search, police apprehended a man at 9:15 a.m. who may have been involved in a south Palo Alto theft. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 16, 2013 at 12:23 am | 18 comments | 1259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Extensive survey probes parent, student, staff satisfaction with Palo Alto schools

Ninety percent of Palo Alto parents and 93 percent of high school students say they are "somewhat satisfied" or "very satisfied"...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Survey fatigue, on Apr 15, 2013 at 10:36 pm | 20 comments | 6668 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robs Provident Credit Union on El Camino Real

A man robbed Provident Credit Union on El Camino Real on Saturday morning and escaped on foot. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 15, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 2668 Views
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