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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police chief invites public on 'virtual ride-along'

Palo Alto Police Chief Dennis Burns will don his police uniform, get behind the wheel of a patrol car and bring the community...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 12, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 9 comments | 906 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto fire forces 19 to evacuate

Volunteers have set up an evacuation center in East Palo Alto for 15 adults and four children affected by a fire at a two-unit...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by fires freak me out, on Mar 9, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 906 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto allocates $167K to study Newell Bridge Replacement

Maybe this 112 year old structure should just disappear. http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_23351497/palo-alto-consider-studying-other-options-newell-road...

Original post made by Anonymous on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 9, 2013 at 4:13 pm | 32 comments | 906 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Seeking information on recent serious bike accident

Trying to track down information on a recent cycling accident in Palo Alto in which a woman was very seriously injured. If...

Original post made by Eric S. on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Ouch, on Jul 25, 2013 at 8:45 pm | 2 comments | 906 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

13 forcible rapes at Stanford last year

Rapes and other crimes are booming at Stanford: http://www.stanforddaily.com/2011/09/28/forcible-sex-offenses-double-alcohol-arrests-down-in-2011-safety-report/...

Original post made by student on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 28, 2011 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 905 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The planting of George Jr.

A new oak tree was planted on Cowper Street in Palo Alto Monday, March 19, at the same site a decades-old coastal live oak...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Grandma, on Mar 21, 2012 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 905 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to host second Twitter Q&A tonight

Palo Alto Mayor Yiaway Yeh and City Manager James Keene will serve up punchy answers to residents' questions tonight as part...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by justbecauseit'stwitter..., on Mar 29, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 905 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

HSR misunderstanding

The primary reason for objecting to the original 4 track HSR was the taking of properties it necessitated. Not mentioned...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Apr. 11, 2012
There are no comments yet. 905 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Deaths

Charles Perry III Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=16366 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Adam, on May 22, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 905 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopter over midtown this morning

Does anyone know why there's a helicopter hovering over our neighborhood this morning?...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 20, 2012 at 7:35 am | 1 comment | 904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Effective enforcement of the gas-powered leaf blower ban: Fine the property owners

When I see my neighbors' gardeners using gas-powered leaf blowers, I walk over to them (the gardeners) and inform them that...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 18, 2013 at 4:10 pm | 7 comments | 904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Final Rinconada Park community meeting tonight

The City of Palo Alto will hold the last community meeting on the Rinconada Park Long Range Plan on Thursday evening, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Unneeded, on Sep 13, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 3 comments | 904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Suspicious fires in the baylands Saturday

Three grass fires that occurred in the baylands between Palo Alto and East Palo Alto Saturday afternoon (Oct. 1) are being...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by qq, on Oct 2, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 2 comments | 903 Views

AROUND TOWN

A great three point plan for local government employee pay and pension reform

By Bob Cuddy | bcuddy@thetribunenews.com Pension reforms negotiated over the past several years by San Luis Obispo County...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Mar. 18, 2012
There are no comments yet. 903 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Pederson named to All-Star Futures Game

Palo Alto High grad Joc Pederson, who plays pro baseball for the Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts in the Los Angeles Dodgers'...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Philip MacQuitty, on Jun 27, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 903 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Poor software in HP laptop

I have an HP laptop which came with a bad audio driver. HP has helped me reinstall the OS, and the bad driver, but since...

Original post made by Jean Znidarsic on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 27, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 902 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why we should vote against Measure E

The highly touted Compost Blue Ribbon Task Force recommended dry anaerobic digestion as a major fix to our existing organic...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 20, 2011 at 8:10 pm | 4 comments | 902 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

bike to school day?

I noticed that today is "bike to school day" in San Francisco: http://sf.streetsblog.org/2012/04/12/sfs-biggest-bike-to-school-day-yet-marks-a-growing-trend-among-students/ Schools...

Original post made by parent on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff writerk, on Apr 12, 2012 at 11:40 pm | 2 comments | 902 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto landlords from hell sentenced to 4 years in prison

Kip and Nicole Macy lived in Palo Alto and own an apartment building in San Francisco. News report: http://www.sfexaminer.com/sanfrancisco/sfs-landlords-from-hell-get-4-years-in-pri...

Original post made by resident on Jun. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Malibu Grand Prix and Castle Closing

I read today in the Mercury News that the Malibu Grand Prix and Castle in Redwood City is closing forever on Sunday. I and...

Original post made by Roger on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 14, 2013 at 8:34 am | 8 comments | 902 Views
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Indian street food and ... bitcoins?
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 3,038 views

Most Seniors do not Need Senior Housing But Could Benefit from other Choice to Remain in Palo Alto
By Steve Levy | 26 comments | 1,089 views

"The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden"
By Anita Felicelli | 0 comments | 1,081 views

I Spy
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 926 views

The Cinderella ride
By Sally Torbey | 10 comments | 759 views