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AROUND TOWN

New dog run, turf planned for El Camino Park

Palo Alto's bustling El Camino Park will soon be equipped with a new synthetic turf, a granite pathway and a dog park as...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by GoodIdea, on Jun 17, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 15 comments | 1432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Recycling Center to close in February

Palo Alto Recycling Center, a Byxbee Park fixture for the past four decades, will shut down for good in February as part...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Sep 13, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 17 comments | 1431 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Body of Mountain View man found in garage

A Mountain View man apparently shot and killed himself after police surrounded his home in the 2600 block of Diericx Drive...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 8, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 1431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big waves hit Mavericks observers, injuring 13

The Mavericks Surf Contest near Half Moon Bay -- called by surfers as the biggest surfing event in history -- had bigger-than-expected...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by StevenLong, on Feb 15, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 2 comments | 1431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto firm, with Stanford ties, scores big IPO

The auspicious initial public offering of a Palo Alto-based financial-advice firm last week has IPO watchers hopeful that...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jarred, on Mar 24, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 3 comments | 1431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Life by design

When Camilla Olson took her daughter to check out the Academy of Art University in San Francisco in 2007, she expected her...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Dec 29, 2010 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 1431 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report urges forming infrastructure commission

Palo Alto should overhaul its system for managing infrastructure and appoint a new citizens commission to oversee the complex...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Get Real, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:00 am | 25 comments | 1430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School libraries in Palo Alto embrace digital age

As technology spawns a profusion of student options for researching and completing school projects, Palo Alto's two high...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by susie, on Feb 17, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 7 comments | 1430 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver crashes minutes before Obama motorcade speeds by

Minutes before President Barack Obama's motorcade headed down El Camino Real on Wednesday night, an apparent drunken driver...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by fact less, on May 24, 2012 at 10:36 am | 8 comments | 1430 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: All Out wins Palo Alto Little League city title

Healthy Pets put up a fight, but it wasn't long before All Out asserted itself as the dominant team in Palo Alto Little League....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Rob Schoeben, on Jun 12, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two-alarm East Palo Alto fire displaces veterans

A two-alarm fire burned a board-and-care home in East Palo Alto this afternoon, displacing several residents, a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mr Fischer, on Feb 16, 2011 at 11:12 pm | 4 comments | 1430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gran Fondo and Taste of Palo Alto to celebrate bikes and food in downtown

Palo Altans will have the opportunity in September to participate in what event organizer Hunter Ziesing called "the latest...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 18, 2011 at 8:58 am | 10 comments | 1430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to snuff out smoking at parks, plazas

Smoking would become a forbidden activity at some of Palo Alto's most prominent outdoor spaces under a proposal the City...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Phil, on May 13, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 17 comments | 1430 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Elephant in the Room: About the Recent Teen Suicides

Being a mental health provider in the area I've noticed the following: Many Palo Alto families are silently struggling...

Original post made by Elephant Hunter on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by JordanParent, on Oct 27, 2009 at 12:44 am | 1 comment | 1429 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Budget: Ten ways the city may change in 2014

Since the world economy tanked in late 2008, budget season has been the dreariest of times in Palo Alto, but something changed....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jun 4, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 15 comments | 1429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We need to be able to identify student and rookie drivers

Other countries use "L Plates" or similar to identify those drivers who only have a permit and also for rookies in their...

Original post made by Parent of Student Driver on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Parent of student driver, on Jan 29, 2011 at 9:06 am | 6 comments | 1429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fire destroys three portable buildings at Beechwood School

Firefighters were still at work this morning trying to extinguish hidden pockets of fire that remain from a structure fire...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sheina Curtis, on Sep 13, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 1429 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bus driver's name released in fatal crash

Police have released the name of the bus driver whose bus struck and killed a pedestrian in downtown Palo Alto on Dec. 30. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 8, 2011 at 12:48 am | 10 comments | 1429 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rapist/attempted murderer Blanks loses court appeal

A Santa Clara man convicted of committing multiple sex crimes and attempted murder in Palo Alto lost an appeal in the California...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jon Parsons, on Sep 11, 2013 at 8:09 pm | 2 comments | 1429 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Moving face-to-face work online

Today video conferencing is used for everything from music instruction to teletherapy. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22106...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 11, 2011 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 1429 Views
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