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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to raise minimum wage

Citing the sky-high costs of living in Palo Alto, a group of City Council members is leading a push to adopt a local minimum-wage...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 10, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 67 comments | 10061 Views

AROUND TOWN

College Terrace association faces uncertain future

The College Terrace Residents Association, one of the most visible and effective neighborhood groups in Palo Alto, is facing...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 5, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 39 comments | 10060 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 | 10060 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Controversial sign installed

A 26-foot-tall sign for the new Grocery Outlet in south Palo Alto's Alma Village was erected this week, but one of its most...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Mar 16, 2014 at 10:02 pm | 90 comments | 10059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The Addison gift horse

Last March, Addison Elementary School Principal Amanda Boyce, in her position for less than a year and new to the school...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Watch the Bling, on Mar 6, 2016 at 12:49 pm | 34 comments | 10058 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election 2018: Council contenders

This year's five candidates for Palo Alto City Council offer a blend of the familiar and the new. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2018
Last comment by Ask Mom, on Oct 13, 2018 at 2:37 pm | 13 comments | 10057 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged with killing infant Izack Garcia in East Palo Alto strikes plea deal

A man charged in the 2011 shooting death of 3-month-old infant Izack Jesus Jimenez Garcia in East Palo Alto reached a plea...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by Incredible, on Apr 18, 2019 at 9:19 am | 7 comments | 10056 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google opposes limit on office growth

With debate over commercial growth in Palo Alto set to reignite on Monday night, Google has joined the growing ranks of tech...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Mar 24, 2015 at 9:53 pm | 48 comments | 10052 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 | 10051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Not too square to dance

As Kurt Gollhardt spins his dance partner across the floor during a recent "Tie-dye Friday" square dance party at St. Andrews...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Parker, on Feb 24, 2017 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 10049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barron Park

A quiet contrast to Silicon Valley's technology hub, Barron Park is almost anachronistic amidst the bustle of the city, with...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 10048 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McKinsey cites EPA school operator as model

Aspire Public Schools, a nonprofit group that operates two charter schools in East Palo Alto, Monday was singled out by the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by confused, on Dec 1, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 4 comments | 10047 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man found shot in East Palo Alto parking garage dies

East Palo Alto police have launched a homicide investigation into the death of a 25-year-old man who was found with a gunshot...

Original post made on May. 6, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 8, 2021 at 10:59 am | 8 comments | 10047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers to remove sediment from Matadero Creek

Crews from the Santa Clara Valley Water District will remove 2,000 cubic yards of sediment -- enough to fill 250 dump trucks...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Bunny on Greer, on Jul 14, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 11 comments | 10047 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How much will California's EDD scandal cost Newsom in the recall election?

Will voters in the California recall blame Gavin Newsom for backlogged unemployment claims and billions in fraud? Republican...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2021
Last comment by Jason Tarrick, on Sep 8, 2021 at 9:12 am | 5 comments | 10046 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Egg wars' come back to Palo Alto school board

The controversial "egg wars" of last October came back to bite the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday when a lawyer asked...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by enough already, on Jan 25, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 60 comments | 10045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

One hundred years of Paly: High school to celebrate centennial

Palo Alto High School is planning a series of events to involve the entire community in celebrating the school's 100-year...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by read the article, on Aug 24, 2018 at 8:36 pm | 8 comments | 10044 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Addressing Pedestrian and Bike Safety in Embarcadero Underpass

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Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by RS, on Oct 5, 2007 at 4:47 pm | 29 comments | 10043 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto parking tickets can now be paid online

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Original post made on Jul. 9, 2008
Last comment by Help_reply, on Aug 24, 2011 at 1:09 pm | 10 comments | 10042 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facebook donates $25 million for Palo Alto teacher housing project

A plan to build housing in Palo Alto for regional teachers and school staff has received a major boost: a $25 million donation...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by Scott, on Oct 18, 2019 at 3:41 pm | 17 comments | 10042 Views
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