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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voters unlikely to fund bond for police HQ

A bond to fund a new public-safety building in Palo Alto would probably fail if it were put on the November 2014 ballot,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by resident2, on Dec 12, 2013 at 11:11 pm | 22 comments | 6015 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Court halts cell tower at Little League park

Having failed to sway Palo Alto's boards, commissions and City Council members, opponents of a proposed cell tower at the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by connie kettendorf, on Jun 17, 2015 at 4:48 pm | 49 comments | 6015 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bike thieves nabbed in College Terrace

Two bike thieves who police said possessed burglary tools, a stun gun and crystal meth, were arrested in College Terrace...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Social Butterfly, on Dec 29, 2013 at 12:11 am | 31 comments | 6015 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman struck by bus, killed in downtown Palo Alto

A woman was killed in downtown Palo Alto this morning after she was struck by a bus while crossing University Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jozee, on Dec 13, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 52 comments | 6014 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto seeks to halt apartment sale

Still reeling from the recent financial implosion of the city's largest landlord, East Palo Alto city officials, tenants...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 27, 2011 at 6:45 pm | 26 comments | 6010 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A tortuous school inquiry

Palo Alto school district officials had the perfect opportunity last fall to demonstrate they had learned from their past...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Oct 9, 2015 at 9:07 pm | 12 comments | 6009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Speedy bus service planned for El Camino

While Caltrain dreams of electrification and California's high-speed rail project slogs through its design process, Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Eugene B., on Jan 26, 2015 at 12:41 pm | 23 comments | 6009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Harbor seal pup rescued at Palo Alto harbor

A baby harbor seal that somehow got stranded in the waters at the Palo Alto harbor was rescued by Palo Alto Animal Services...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Apr 13, 2013 at 7:16 am | 13 comments | 6009 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report spreads blame for Cal Ave tree debacle

A confidential personnel report cites multiple errors by several city staff members for a failure in public outreach in the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:27 am | 41 comments | 6008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Your kids are smoking marijuana near my house

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Original post made by Jim on Jul. 31, 2007
Last comment by anon., on Sep 2, 2009 at 10:42 am | 44 comments | 6008 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South African brothers create app to help fight Ebola

Although the Ebola crisis has been snuffed out of the news cycle in the U.S. these days, the epidemic continues to ravage...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by mathewmurdock, on Mar 11, 2015 at 12:53 am | 3 comments | 6007 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to seek public opinion, engagement on parks

The "intercept event" – a new tactic to elicit public opinion – is coming soon to Palo Alto. Eager for residents'...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 27, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 24 comments | 6006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Maker's studio builds a passion for science and art

Smita Kolhatkar implores the lunchtime rush of elementary school students to wash their hands, but they're not listening....

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 6, 2014 at 10:39 pm | 4 comments | 6005 Views

AROUND TOWN

Page Mill closes offices, fuels speculation

Page Mill Properties, which owns about 1,700 apartments in East Palo Alto's Woodland Park neighborhood, shut down its management...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Wrong as usual, on Sep 8, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 80 comments | 6005 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Amid uncertainty, golf course revamp delayed by a year

Palo Alto's ambitious plan to renovate the city-owned golf course in the Baylands will be delayed at least until next spring...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 10, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 29 comments | 6004 Views

MOVIES

Early movies for stay-at-home parents

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Original post made by movie buff on Nov. 19, 2007
Last comment by movie buff, on Nov 26, 2007 at 10:39 pm | 6 comments | 6004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gifts to PA Won't Buy Influence - What about gifts to PAUSD?

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Original post made by District Observer on Nov. 9, 2006
Last comment by Pauline, on Nov 24, 2006 at 10:40 am | 11 comments | 6003 Views

RESTAURANTS

Enough with word-of-mouth specials

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Original post made by Ray on Sep. 15, 2006
Last comment by Carol, on Sep 15, 2006 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 6003 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Flood-protection delay continues threat of a 'mini-New Orleans' calamity

Seemingly endless delays in approval of a $37.5 million flood-control project for the San Francisquito Creek may at last...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Well, then, on Dec 4, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 11 comments | 6002 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Declining state of Town & Country Village

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Original post made by Andrew on Jun. 8, 2006
Last comment by cressie, on Oct 17, 2008 at 4:28 am | 3 comments | 6001 Views
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