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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Macy's Men's demolition to make way for Restoration Hardware

Stanford Shopping Center plans to demolish the blocky Macy's Men's building and add three new stores, including a tiered,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Marc, on Feb 14, 2019 at 8:17 am | 27 comments | 13895 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VTA proposes Palo Alto bus-route changes

A plan to reduce bus service in Palo Alto has some veterans concerned that their travel to and from the Palo Alto Veterans...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2019
Last comment by Transportation not a priority for VTA, on Feb 14, 2019 at 12:00 am | 12 comments | 10082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood could ask KIPP to share middle school campus

More specific ideas for how to accommodate KIPP Valiant Community Prep's request for more facilities coalesced at a school...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by I Agree, on Feb 12, 2019 at 6:46 pm | 3 comments | 5631 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Heavy rain, wind expected starting Tuesday night

An incoming storm that will start affecting the Bay Area on Tuesday night has intensified in strength and will hit a region...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by It looks like RAIN! , on Feb 12, 2019 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 3220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District flipped sides in Gunn sexual harassment case

A 16-year-old Gunn High School male student banned from the robotics team after being found to have sexually harassed a female...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Feb 12, 2019 at 11:17 am | 22 comments | 14475 Views

RESTAURANTS

When mochi meets cupcake

Melody Hu has infused her baking business with global elements that reflect flavors tied to her own history as a Taiwanese-American...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by Tatjana, on Feb 11, 2019 at 5:19 pm | 5 comments | 9540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen songwriter earns national honor

Leo Jergovic’s songwriting journey may have begun just one year ago, but his foundation as a musician has been years in...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2019
Last comment by Laura Michele, on Feb 11, 2019 at 1:40 pm | 4 comments | 9974 Views

SPORTS

Prep report: It's on to the CCS for local wrestlers

Palo Alto produced three Santa Clara Valley Athletic League champions and Gunn had two champs at the SCVAL tournament Saturday...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Fifa, on Feb 11, 2019 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 3154 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College women wrestlers earn school's first national title

For the first time in school history, Menlo College can claim a national champion. The Oaks' women's wrestling team turned...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2019
Last comment by Times Have Changed, on Feb 11, 2019 at 8:46 am | 5 comments | 3368 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Hotel owner applies for hotel conversion

The owner of President Hotel submitted this week its plan to convert the historic apartment building in downtown Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2019
Last comment by Rainer, on Feb 11, 2019 at 4:18 am | 32 comments | 8113 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Robber strikes Wells Fargo Bank

Palo Alto police are engaged in a manhunt after a man in his 40s robbed a Wells Fargo Bank on Monday evening. The robber...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2019
Last comment by what about the ink bags?, on Feb 10, 2019 at 8:20 pm | 11 comments | 13459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District to seek mediation in student sexual-harassment case

The Palo Alto school board has directed staff to pursue mediation in a student sexual-harassment case that has put the district...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2019
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Feb 10, 2019 at 5:48 pm | 19 comments | 5420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Gymboree to close, UNTUCKit arrives

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about a children's clothing retailer filing for bankruptcy, the debut of a new men's...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Not Surprised, on Feb 9, 2019 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 8253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss Gunn sexual harassment case

The Palo Alto school board is holding a special-closed session meeting on Wednesday morning to discuss the school district's...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by Truth and Reconciliation, on Feb 9, 2019 at 11:48 am | 10 comments | 5360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Protect our schools — Speak up now

Unless Stanford fully mitigates the impacts on Palo Alto schools of such massive development, PAUSD faces annual budget shortfalls...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Mary, on Feb 9, 2019 at 11:12 am | 9 comments | 7437 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto students learn engineering in the service of others

Once a week after school, a group of East Palo Alto Academy students descend upon a makerspace to work on an engineering...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Neal, on Feb 9, 2019 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 10138 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

WINTER WONDERLAND ...Snow in Palo Alto?! It was a strange, but true weather event that struck the city and Bay Area on Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Feb 8, 2019 at 4:12 pm | 4 comments | 4278 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's new priorities: climate change, transportation, rail and finances

Palo Alto’s elected leaders will devote extra energy in 2019 toward addressing the city’s transportation challenges,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Feb 8, 2019 at 3:15 pm | 49 comments | 11010 Views

SPORTS

Prep soccer: Gunn girls, M-A boys remain in the title chase

The Gunn girls soccer team beat host Milpitas, 2-0, and remained a game behind Santa Clara Valley Athletic League El Camino...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Juan Mayora, on Feb 8, 2019 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 2648 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents seek more services, fewer cars for Ventura

Palo Alto's effort to redesign and ultimately redevelop a large portion of the Ventura neighborhood is stoking hopes among...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Feb 8, 2019 at 12:15 am | 9 comments | 6076 Views
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