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SPORTS

Palo Alto's Tosky continues buildup for the summer

Swimming news Palo Alto High junior swim standout Jasmine Tosky didn't have a swim meet to compete in this past weekend,...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 7, 2011 at 5:36 pm | 4 comments | 1274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford founds institute to study cosmic humor -- it's no joke

Stanford University's newest research institute has some people in the scientific community laughing, but the university...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by PAL, on Apr 10, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 1274 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Vegas comes to Palo Alto

This year's Palo Alto Black & White Ball featured a Vintage Las Vegas theme that included blackjack tables, a poker room...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by willard, on Oct 2, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 1 comment | 1274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Natural-gas incident prompts road closure in Palo Alto

El Camino Real in Palo Alto between Charleston Road and Ventura Avenue, which was briefly closed Thursday afternoon due to...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Jan 10, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 1274 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ravenswood school district helping raise money for Sioreli Torres memorial service

The Ravenswood Elementary School District is helping to raise money for a memorial service for a student who was struck and...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by ariani, on Oct 2, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 1273 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

<B>Measure debates Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15718 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Oct 14, 2011 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1273 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 | 1273 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victim's snapshot helps police nab flasher

A Sunnyvale man was arrested for indecent exposure Wednesday after allegedly flashing a Mountain View woman in the parking...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by thetruth, on Apr 15, 2011 at 8:41 pm | 4 comments | 1273 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police call off crime emergency

After three weeks without a shooting, the East Palo Alto Police Department Monday, June 10, announced that it would end the...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by junk, on Jun 22, 2013 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 1273 Views

SPORTS

Title dreams end for Palo Alto Knights in national playoffs

The dream was to bring home a first-ever national title and send retiring coach Mike Piha out as a winner. That's what the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by KnightsParent, on Dec 15, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 1273 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How do you know it's a police officer?

After a young woman from Atherton was pulled over last week by what turned out to be a police impersonator who stole her...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Dec 7, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 7 comments | 1273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Make road signs pictograms rather than words.

On Bike to Work Day, it is probable that there will be more people on bikes around town today. Many of these people will...

Original post made by Biking Person on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by standardized, on May 12, 2011 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 1273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who put up the happy signs along Embarcadero?

Has anyone else noticed the series of cheerful signs affixed to telephone poles along Embarcadero Road? They say things...

Original post made by downtowner on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 1, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 4 comments | 1273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man caught with 6 kilos of pot gets three years

A felon who was caught with 6 kilograms of marijuana and a gun faces a three-year prison sentence after a San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1273 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Smoky fire at the PA landfill today

There was a smoky fire at the Palo Alto landfill this morning. It was very black and visible from the Baylands, 101, and...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by David, on Nov 19, 2010 at 8:05 am | 1 comment | 1272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Cuts Threaten the Status of Universities

Those of you worried about UC admissions for your kids should read the following article on the sorry financial state of...

Original post made by Concerned high school parent on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by m, on Jun 4, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 5 comments | 1272 Views

SPORTS

Trip to Junior Olympics faces a tough hurdle

Thirteen members of the Peninsula Youth Sports Program did their job recently at the AAU West Coast Junior Olympic Games...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Kel, on Jul 19, 2011 at 12:19 am | 1 comment | 1272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Headache clinic to open at Stanford

A new clinic dedicated to arguably one of the most common human ailments -- the headache -- will open on July 28 at Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by needit, on Jul 22, 2011 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1272 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

. . . a new law that could lead to citizens challenging environmental destruction in court.

Bolivia is preparing to pass a new law that could lead to citizens challenging environmental destruction in court. A Ley...

Original post made by Resident 0.1 on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 12, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss parents' ratings

How do average Palo Alto parents rate their kids' schools? The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight will discuss results...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Jun 14, 2011 at 10:50 pm | 3 comments | 1271 Views
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