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PALO ALTO ISSUES

A pandemic on the rise: Charts reveal how virus has spread at different rates in two counties

Through a series of charts, track how the coronavirus has infected and killed people in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 25, 2020 at 4:31 pm | 46 comments | 31415 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rescue crews respond to Baylands airplane crash

The Fire Department is responding to a small airplane that has crashed at the duck pond at 2500 Embarcadero Road, near the...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2018
Last comment by noisepolluter, on Oct 6, 2018 at 11:40 am | 108 comments | 31399 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Longtime Milk Pail employee, son killed in apartment fumes

The two bodies found in an apartment complex in Mountain View on Wednesday have been identified as James Liu and his teenage...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Oct 12, 2014 at 4:02 pm | 6 comments | 31389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shoptalk: Samyama is a lavishly adorned yoga studio

Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood is about to become home to one of the city's more unusual projects. Spanning two floors...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Eagerly Anticipating, on Apr 10, 2013 at 1:52 am | 11 comments | 31384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools take action to ease student stress

Amid fierce community conversation about the role that academic stress plays in the lives of Palo Alto high school students,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by My Thoughts, on Feb 11, 2015 at 1:29 pm | 89 comments | 31335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Ninth Starbucks opens, boutiques shuffle

This week's Shop Talk is a highly caffeinated one. The ninth Starbucks is opening in Palo Alto and a new tea shop, David's...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jul 8, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 12 comments | 31253 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hidden in plain sight

The young man working at a Mountain View Safeway slammed his head on a commercial refrigerator door, unable to verbally express...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Language Matters , on May 18, 2015 at 9:40 am | 29 comments | 31221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PAMF, Sutter Health face suit over allegedly racist workplace

An eye surgeon who was once the highest-ranking Black physician in a leadership role at Palo Alto Medical Foundation has...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2021
Last comment by Anneke, on Jul 20, 2021 at 9:20 am | 13 comments | 31185 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Hate symbol or Buddhist emblem? Hidden Villa cancels summer camps for 1,000 kids after staffers resign over swastika tiles

Hidden Villa canceled all of its summer camp sessions due to the "abrupt departure" of camp staff members upset over the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2022
Last comment by RA, on Jul 1, 2022 at 9:17 am | 60 comments | 31180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford professor who needed bone-marrow match dies at 54

A Stanford professor whose students and friends rallied to help her find a bone-marrow match has died. Nalini Ambady, 54,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Goolrukh Vakil, on Nov 1, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 31030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto fights state mandate for more housing

In what one council member called a fight "for the soul of our city," Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday, Feb. 11, to formally...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 16, 2013 at 7:37 pm | 44 comments | 30993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent Max McGee resigns

After weeks of upheaval over senior school leadership’s handling of two controversies -- a missed deadline that will cost...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2017
Last comment by Cari V., on Sep 29, 2017 at 9:30 pm | 101 comments | 30861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rare sighting of Oriental turtle-dove wows birders

A bird sighted last week only for the third time in California has hundreds of birders flocking to the neighborhood with...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2022
Last comment by execsongs, on Feb 10, 2022 at 2:28 pm | 3 comments | 30839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park police arrest alleged looters en route to Stanford Shopping Center

Menlo Park police officers on the lookout for looters Sunday night arrested two men who were allegedly headed to Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 4, 2020 at 7:49 pm | 26 comments | 30792 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paly teacher arrested for alleged sex crimes

A Palo Alto High School science teacher who allegedly touched a student in a classroom was arrested by police on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Ms.A, on Jun 21, 2016 at 9:14 pm | 43 comments | 30747 Views

RESTAURANTS

Not just red meat and leafy vegetables

Palo Alto Grill runs like a clock, says our critic, who came away satisfied (and recommends the avocado corn dogs). Read...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Barbara Street, on Nov 17, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 4 comments | 30653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's new 'academic integrity' policy kicks off larger debate

Palo Alto High School Principal Kim Diorio says she wants to send a strong message about school culture with the unveiling...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Oct 4, 2014 at 10:51 am | 65 comments | 30645 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Health care measure heads for defeat in Palo Alto

A proposal by a union of health care workers to impose caps on how much Palo Alto’s medical providers can charge patients...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Single and Free, on Nov 17, 2018 at 1:35 pm | 45 comments | 30644 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto church reports that a person with COVID-19, and the person’s relative, were on the campus within past two weeks

Last Sunday, the leadership at First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto, like at many local faith communities, discussed how...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2020
Last comment by Alicia Flores, on Apr 21, 2020 at 4:10 am | 7 comments | 30640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fixes planned for Palo Alto's iconic egg sculpture

Palo Alto's famous circuit-board egg sculpture, "Digital DNA," may soon receive a major facelift -- and it won't be cheap....

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by pat, on Dec 21, 2011 at 9:54 am | 34 comments | 30602 Views
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