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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto picks new Human Resources director

Palo Alto will soon have a new leader in its Human Resources Department -- a veteran attorney whose experience with labor...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by "Chief People Officer", on Oct 17, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 12 comments | 2017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School enrollment could rise 5 percent by 2018

Under new demographic forecasts, enrollment in Palo Alto's 17 schools is likely to rise 5 percent by 2018 before tapering...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Feb 23, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 9 comments | 2017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A celebration of cycling to roll into Palo Alto

On the list of things the Palo Alto community enjoys, bicycling and food are right at the top, and the Italian-inspired Gran...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 16, 2012 at 8:00 am | 6 comments | 2017 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brothers arrested for robbing older man of $10

A 72-year-old man was knocked to the ground Friday morning and allegedly robbed of $10 by two brothers in the 2600 block...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2010
Last comment by EPA fo Life, on Dec 29, 2010 at 7:36 am | 11 comments | 2017 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Presidential Pardon Request Website

Comedy Central has setup a web form for requesting a Presidential Pardon while the getting is good. Have fun with it! http://blog.indecision2008.com/2009/01/12/geta-your-own-of...

Original post made by Anonymous on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 13, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 2 comments | 2017 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State unemployment rate continues to climb

California's unemployment rate reached a record 12.2 percent in August, according to the latest figures from the state Employment...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 19, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 5 comments | 2017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wave of 'beautification' projects heads downtown

Palo Alto's busiest downtown thoroughfare will undergo a series of touchups in the coming months, though in some cases the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 31, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 4 comments | 2017 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library commission urges more books downtown

Seeking to quell community concerns over the proposed design of Downtown Library, Palo Alto's Library Advisory Commission...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Diane Jennings, Library Director, on Sep 20, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 17 comments | 2016 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

You can review texts for Spanish classes until this Friday

A committee of teachers, students, and parents is currently reviewing sets of Spanish (Levels 1 and 2) materials that have...

Original post made by Here Ye on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Here Ye, on Apr 27, 2009 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 2016 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatalities prompt Atherton to look at El Camino safety

Plans are under way to try to improve the safety of El Camino Real as it passes through Atherton between Selby Lane and Valparaiso...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 19, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 4 comments | 2016 Views

SPORTS

Paly swim teams continue successful tuneups heading into the Section Challenge

The high school swim year seems to be one big tuneup after another as athletes prepare for the season-ending Central Coast...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by vikingsportswriter, on Apr 27, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 2016 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Article on Menlo Park Accident Settlement - Where?

The other day I was downtown and happened to read one of the local papers ... which I forget the name of ... about an article...

Original post made by Anon on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 8 comments | 2016 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 2016 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gunn junior plans benefit concert

On Sunday, May 3, Gunn High School junior Lina Karamali will present a benefit concert to raise funds for the creation of...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by kirk miller, on Apr 28, 2015 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

PAMP correction Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12080 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by TipAndRing, on Dec 5, 2009 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 2016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good Samaritan helps lost East Palo Alto man

East Palo Alto police today are commending a good Samaritan who helped an 81-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease find his...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by nikki freyermuth, on Apr 9, 2010 at 10:39 am | 10 comments | 2016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Soap Box Derby 'Rally Race' held in Palo Alto

About 35 young racers from throughout California and Arizona competed Saturday in Palo Alto in a Soap Box Derby "Rally Race"...

Original post made on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by McGrude, on May 3, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 5 comments | 2016 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why we need local fresh food

If you are interested in saving our local farmlands so that we can continue to buy fresh produce, and if you are interested...

Original post made by Resident on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:37 am | 33 comments | 2015 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police investigating assaults at or near Paly

Two possible sexual crimes against young people at or near the Palo Alto High School campus are under investigation by Palo...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by fan, on May 26, 2012 at 7:13 am | 17 comments | 2015 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto robber pleads guilty, gets five years

A man responsible for two brazen street robberies that terrorized Palo Alto residents beginning in September 2010 pleaded...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by ooohhhhhh, on May 28, 2011 at 7:22 am | 15 comments | 2015 Views
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