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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Brock Turner judge hires Trump consultant

Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara County judge facing a recall measure in the wake of his controversial sentencing of former...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by "Birds of a feather...", on Aug 7, 2017 at 11:25 am | 49 comments | 6174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park neighborhoods

Once known as the "Sleepy Hollow of California," Menlo Park did not take off as a community until after World War II. Despite...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
There are no comments yet. 46708 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fallen branch injuries two at Menlo College picnic

A large tree branch collapsed on a group of people during a company picnic at Menlo College on Saturday afternoon, injuring...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2017
Last comment by Tree lover, on Aug 7, 2017 at 10:51 am | 6 comments | 2242 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Future Cardinal Best of the best at U20 Pan American Games

Incoming Stanford freshman Ashlan Best won the women's 200 meters at the Pan American Under-20 Track and Field Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
There are no comments yet. 784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study: the downside of too much homework

A survey of more than 4,000 students from ten high-performing high schools showed that excessive homework produces unhealthy...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by @Just Me, on Aug 6, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 89 comments | 19839 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Person: Camilla Olson, serial entrepreneur

First Person host Lisa Van Dusen talks with Camilla Olson, founder and CEO of Savitude and a serial entrepreneur, about her...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2017
Last comment by Past Mistakes, on Aug 6, 2017 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 5690 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge Persky: Why you need to resign

A lifelong Palo Alto resident pens a letter to Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky, calling his months-long...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Debbie, on Aug 6, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 52 comments | 8684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bowersmith named Athletic Performance coach at Paly

Spencer Bowersmith seems to have quite a thirst for knowledge in the field of strength and conditioning. The new Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2017
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Aug 5, 2017 at 8:10 pm | 1 comment | 1609 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Heidelberg looks to join Palo Alto's 'sister city' family

Heidelberg, a city of gothic churches, a sprawling castle and Germany's oldest university and library, is about to become...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by commonsense, on Aug 5, 2017 at 5:13 pm | 4 comments | 3037 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer seeks a pass from Palo Alto's retail law

The city's retail-preservation ordinance will be put to the test on Aug. 14, when the City Council will consider giving an...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Exceptions galore, on Aug 5, 2017 at 1:15 pm | 26 comments | 4803 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to approve new shuttle plan

Palo Alto's effort to expand and re-invigorate its small shuttle program could speed ahead later this month, when the City...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by Robert, on Aug 5, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 3939 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Longtime Children's Theatre director Pat Briggs dies

Pat Briggs, who guided and coached generations of Palo Alto children onto the stage as director of the Palo Alto Children's...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Ellen Harrtog, on Aug 5, 2017 at 10:39 am | 19 comments | 5355 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brick-and-mortar retailers face steep challenges

Downtown Palo Alto stores are struggling with high costs, difficulties in finding employees who will work for minimum or...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by MP Resident, on Aug 4, 2017 at 5:01 pm | 33 comments | 5533 Views

SPORTS

EPA Greyhounds win three national titles at USATF JO's

East Palo Alto Greyhounds Layla McGee returned from the USATF Hershey National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by MENLO, on Aug 4, 2017 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1789 Views

AROUND TOWN

County establishes fund for inclusive playgrounds

Santa Clara County is calling on local cities, schools and nonprofits to apply for dollars to build more playgrounds accessible...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by @Mark Silverman, on Aug 3, 2017 at 1:45 pm | 3 comments | 2706 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Charge dropped in tenants harassment case

San Mateo County prosecutors dropped charges on Monday against an East Palo Alto man accused of trying to dissuade a witness...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Gorget, on Aug 3, 2017 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 2135 Views

SPORTS

A portable line judge that settles tennis disputes

Gregoire Gentil is a rabid tennis fan but his love of the sport had little to do with his latest invention, which could help...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by Gregoire Gentil, on Aug 3, 2017 at 7:55 am | 1 comment | 1873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Palo Alto martial arts instructor convicted of rape

The co-founder of a martial arts studio that was at one time located in Palo Alto was convicted of rape on Friday, July 28,...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Lifelong Cynic, on Aug 2, 2017 at 6:59 pm | 14 comments | 8613 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty to DUI crash on freeway

A 22-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to charges in an alleged DUI crash that injured his girlfriend on U.S. Highway 101...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 2, 2017 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 2422 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood's Jump keeps challenging herself in basketball

Hannah Jump has spent her summer playing on a talent-packed all-star team; an experience she believes will benefit her the...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1811 Views
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