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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 | 1431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood names finalist for superintendent

An administrator from a Sacramento-area school district has been named the finalist to replace the retiring superintendent...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Paul, on May 26, 2013 at 11:03 pm | 6 comments | 1431 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 | 1431 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads 'no contest' for burglarizing Steve Jobs' home

The Alameda man arrested in August for allegedly burglarizing the Palo Alto home of Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs pleaded...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1431 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford OKs expanded list of trail routes along Alpine Road

Stanford University has agreed to expand the range of options it would consider in its 2006 offer to pay up to $10.4 million...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by trail to nowhere, on Dec 14, 2011 at 2:08 pm | 6 comments | 1431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Patrol car windows smashed in East Palo Alto

The rear windows of two East Palo Alto police patrol cars were smashed over the weekend, a police spokesman said Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by in reply to Anon, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 8 comments | 1431 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Part of Sand Hill closed due to gas main break

The 1.6-mile section of Sand Hill Road between Whiskey and Portola roads is closed in both directions due to a break in a...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by R Wray, on Mar 1, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 1430 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hard at work: transforming the Palo Alto Bowl site

Crews are building townhomes at the site of the Palo Alto Bowl at 4329 El Camino Real. The site will hold 26 homes and a...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 19, 2013 at 1:02 pm | 5 comments | 1430 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 | 1430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No more 12th grade honors English next year

My son (11th grader at Paly) was told today that next year there will be no English H offered for seniors. So that leaves...

Original post made by yet another one on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by yet another one, on Jan 27, 2013 at 10:18 pm | 10 comments | 1430 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Violent crime plummets in East Palo Alto

Crime and violence rates in East Palo Alto took another a dramatic drop, as police, city officials, nonprofit and faith-based...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by kamper, on Mar 12, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 11 comments | 1430 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Building-code call turns up sex-assault fugitive

A man who evaded police for more than seven years after he was convicted of sexual assault in San Mateo County was arrested...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Building Code Watcher, on Jan 31, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 12 comments | 1430 Views

AROUND TOWN

DA taking a look at Menlo Brown Act allegations

Whether Menlo Park City Council member Kelly Fergusson violated the state's Brown Act open-meeting law by campaigning for...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 28, 2010 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 1430 Views

SPORTS

Harbaugh reportedly signs with the 49ers today

Jim Harbaugh won't be returning to the Stanford football team next season after he reportedly signed a five-year deal with...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by JT, on Jan 7, 2011 at 10:55 pm | 8 comments | 1429 Views

SPORTS

Parades, coaching changes on Stanford's plate

A parade, a commitment from a new recruit and the beginnings of a coaching search made Saturday a big day for the Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Gail, on Jan 10, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 1429 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home ownership among Asians increases in Bay Area

According to the Wall Street Journal, "the 10 most common surnames among Bay Area home buyers last year were Vietnamese,...

Original post made by wsj on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 11, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 1429 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's open on Thanksgiving?

Hoping to receive some suggestions for a restaurant open this Thanksgiving...... It will be a sad day, & I don't feel like...

Original post made by mmmmMom on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Nov 21, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 10 comments | 1429 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto's largest landlord looks to sell

For residents at the Newell Court apartments in East Palo Alto, change has become the new normal over the past two years. Read...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 28, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 5 comments | 1428 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What Silicon Valley Might Look Like If All of Its Employees Actually Lived There

20 to 50-story apartment/condo towers Article from Atlantic Cities: http://www.theatlanticcities.com/housing/2014/02/heres-what-it-would-look-if-all-silicon-valleys-employees-act...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 5, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 12 comments | 1428 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crossing Guards

Where is the meeting that addresses the crossing guard elimination? It is recommended people supporting this wear their bike...

Original post made by PAResident on Jun. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1428 Views
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