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AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Neighbors Abroad at a crossroad?

As Neighbors Abroad, Palo Alto's sister-city cultural-exchange program, celebrates turning 50 this year, the organization...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Skype-Diplomacy-Rocks!, on Feb 3, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 1869 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

DA says his office should not have dismissed case against Menlo Park cop

"We made a mistake in this case," said Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen. "We should not have dismissed the...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 3, 2013 at 3:32 am | 32 comments | 2096 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman, dog struck by hit-and-run driver

A 53-year-old Palo Alto woman and her dog were struck by a hit-and-run driver on Friday, Jan. 25, and Palo Alto police are...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by mamajawa, on Feb 2, 2013 at 8:18 pm | 46 comments | 2593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help and Healing the Spiritual Way based on The Teachings of Bruno Groening

The Bruno Groening Circle of Friends is an informal gathering of people who have recognized the value of Bruno Groening's...

Original post made by Ms. Drew on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Uh-Oh, on Feb 2, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 3614 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Toyota SUV crashes into house on Park Boulevard

A silver Toyota RAV4 sports utility vehicle smashed through a speed-limit sign this morning, crashed through the hedge and...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 2, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 21 comments | 11789 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Police Department honors Officer Cole

A special graveside memorial service was held at Alta Mesa Memorial Park Thursday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m. to honor former Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by maditalian_1492, on Feb 2, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 1356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Celebrating the 'Youth of the Year'

Three teenagers recounted stories of hardship and hope Wednesday night in semi-finals of the "Youth of the Year" speech competition...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 4 comments | 1733 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic, housing top list of citizen concerns

Traffic congestion and a dearth of affordable housing continue to frustrate Palo Alto residents, even as most of them continue...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Bob , on Feb 1, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 4 comments | 1237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog reunites with owners after 4 years

In a tale of a lost pet and an unexpected reunion, "Oreo," a Boston Terrier, returned to his Palo Alto home Tuesday after...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Alta Vista , on Feb 1, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 935 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stockton man arrested for indecent exposure in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police today arrested a Stockton man who they say pulled down his shorts and exposed himself to a woman in Downtown...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford names LaTonia Karr to board of trustees

A San Francisco philanthropist and volunteer has been elected to a five-year term on the Stanford University Board of Trustees....

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by joyous, on Feb 1, 2013 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1441 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

God, women and wars

God, women and wars Dear Editor: The Pentagon has officially removed the long-standing military ban on women in...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Feb. 1, 2013
There are no comments yet. 872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford University sued over Searsville Dam

Two environmental groups have filed a federal lawsuit against Stanford University for allegedly harming the threatened steelhead...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by FrankF, on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:58 am | 16 comments | 10032 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

World Peace - Is It Possible

World Peace? You may declare, why bring this up? The answer is, world peace is everybody's responsibility. You may say,...

Original post made by World Citizen on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by World Citizen, on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:36 am | 6 comments | 1584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today's events (Feb. 1)

[http://arts.stanford.edu/event/hms-pinafore-stanford-savoyards/ On stage: 'HMS Pinafore: The Next Generation'] The Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 1, 2013 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 896 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (Feb. 2-3)

[http://www.menloschool.org/calendar/events.aspx?action=ShowEventRegistrationForm&EventId=30247719-172f-4f6f-b2da-38ff9da35b3d...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 1, 2013 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 927 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Listening for inspiration

East Palo Alto participants in the after-school program Foundation for a College Education got a chance to meet U.S. Supreme...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by npr, on Jan 31, 2013 at 11:37 pm | 2 comments | 1281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Vegan variety in Palo Alto

In many cases, yes, according to a few chefs with restaurants in Palo Alto. "Eating vegan is a growing trend," said Calafia...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Longtime veg, on Jan 31, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 9 comments | 1397 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park names Robert Jonsen new police chief

Robert Jonsen, a 26-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, has been named the new police chief of Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 31, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 5 comments | 1279 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council looks to swear in new members earlier

Seeking to solve what they call "legal and practical problems," two members of the Palo Alto City Council are urging their...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jan 31, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 1134 Views
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Palo Alto quietly gets new evening food truck market
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 3,200 views

On Tour - The Highly Selective Liberal Arts Colleges: Occidental, Pitzer, and Scripps
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,925 views

See Me. Hear Me. Donít Fix Me.
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,641 views

Foothills Park: a world away
By Sally Torbey | 9 comments | 1,494 views

Candidate Kickoff Events: Public, not just for supporters
By Douglas Moran | 6 comments | 884 views