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AROUND TOWN

City scraps plan to raise train tracks at Churchill

Seeking to ease concerns from residents in the Old Palo Alto and Southgate neighborhoods about property seizures, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Rainer, on Jun 21, 2018 at 11:23 am | 68 comments | 10115 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student pleads not guilty after fatal crash

A Stanford Graduate School of Business student today pleaded not guilty to multiple felony charges related to a fatal wrong-way...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Mikey Palo Alto, on Nov 15, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 13 comments | 10113 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In a certain light: Over the course of a day, Baylands is ever-changing

At the Palo Alto Baylands, the sights and sounds that catch one's attention are as likely to come from above as from below. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by andrew rich, on Mar 3, 2015 at 10:20 am | 18 comments | 10112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime school board member to seek seat on county Board of Education

After 13 years as a Palo Alto Board of Education member, Melissa Baten Caswell won't run for reelection in November. She's...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 7, 2020 at 6:06 pm | 15 comments | 10112 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: False hopes of FAA noise legislation

A group of 14 House Democrats and one Republican introduced legislation in Congress last week that would require the Federal...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Open question, on Dec 1, 2015 at 9:49 pm | 56 comments | 10111 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to enter 'microtransit' arena with on-demand shuttles

When city officials launched into steep budget cuts last year, public shuttles were among the first things to depart. Now,...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2021
Last comment by Mondoman, on Nov 23, 2021 at 10:48 pm | 13 comments | 10111 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 | 10111 Views

RESTAURANTS

Satura Cakes - quite terrible

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Original post made by Marcello on Aug. 8, 2006
Last comment by picky, on Aug 10, 2007 at 2:32 pm | 13 comments | 10111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Accountability not in lesson plan

With the resignation three weeks ago of assistant superintendent Michael Milliken, Palo Alto school superintendent Kevin...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Gimme the Cue!, on Jul 2, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 27 comments | 10108 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities, organizations put a new spin on Halloween traditions

We've compiled a list of entertaining alternatives Menlo Park, Mountain View and Palo Alto to celebrate the ghoulish Halloween...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2020
Last comment by May Day?, on Oct 24, 2020 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 10107 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood eyesores reduced to rubble

College Terrace resident Lucille Mellish made headlines in April after the Palo Alto Historic Resources Board declined her...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Oct 29, 2015 at 1:50 pm | 27 comments | 10106 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 | 10106 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Serial identity thief pleads guilty, gets 10 years

A 28-year-old man who went on an identity-theft crime spree in Santa Clara County, including in Palo Alto, pleaded guilty...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Mar 30, 2012 at 8:53 pm | 11 comments | 10105 Views

AROUND TOWN

New AT&T 'hotzone' opens on University Ave.

Seeking to provide local technophiles with faster and easier Internet access, AT&T on Wednesday launched a "hotzone" initiative...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jim Larkin, on Sep 11, 2011 at 10:02 am | 14 comments | 10105 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission approves first public art in private development

Innovation. Technology. Sustainability. These were the buzzwords at Palo Alto's Public Arts Commission meeting on Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by eileen stolee, on Feb 23, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 7 comments | 10104 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto residents join train-tunnel debate

Palo Alto’s debate over the future of the rail corridor began to rev up Tuesday night, when a crowd of residents joined...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2018
Last comment by Maurice, on Mar 14, 2018 at 5:55 am | 108 comments | 10104 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Aged electric grid threatens Palo Alto's climate change goals

With Palo Alto encouraging a widespread push toward "electrification" to meet the city's goals on climate change, utility...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2022
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Mar 13, 2022 at 5:46 pm | 18 comments | 10103 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police nab suspected Mtn. View blind date robbers

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Original post made by Fantasy Football on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Kristin, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:07 am | 6 comments | 10103 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Castilleja School claims Palo Alto's move to reduce proposed garage is illegal

In an abrupt change of tone, Castilleja argued in a letter this week that the city's move to reduce the size of the its proposed...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2022
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Jan 20, 2022 at 7:19 am | 45 comments | 10102 Views

BOOKS

Read "Gotcha Capitalism"!!!

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Original post made by A.L. on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by EHM, on Apr 7, 2008 at 9:31 am | 26 comments | 10101 Views
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