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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teen killed on tracks Tuesday

A 16-year-old Palo Alto male died on the train tracks early this morning, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn has confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Liz, on Nov 5, 2014 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 3016 Views

AROUND TOWN

History walks, talks at Bubb

Clad in a Union general's uniform, complete with sword and sash, Gen. John White Geary told local elementary students last...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by M.H., on Apr 1, 2008 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 3613 Views

MOVIES

Free turkey dinners for Thanksgiving

Mountain View's downtown turkey day tradition continues. Ristorante Don Giovanni at 235 Castro St. will hold its 23rd annual...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Twinkies, on Nov 21, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 4246 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State high court upholds right of cities to require affordable housing in new developments

The California Supreme Court unanimously ruled in San Francisco on Monday that cities have the right to require developers...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Maher, on Jun 17, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 2869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hospital's successes mask underlying problems

On the surface, everything looks great at El Camino Hospital. In the past year it was recognized as being the third-best...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2007
Last comment by Jan, on Aug 17, 2007 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 4671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Say cheese

It takes more than just scattering crackers around a wedge of Gouda to assemble a quality cheese plate. Read on for tips...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by dollarbin, on Sep 29, 2015 at 12:53 am | 2 comments | 2161 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino settles on $618 million budget

Investing heavily in the recently acquired Los Gatos hospital, El Camino Hospital board members have approved a $618 million...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 17, 2009 at 1:27 am | 2 comments | 2242 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hidden Villa celebrates golden anniversary

Hidden Villa, the 1,600-acre education center, working farm and wilderness preserve nestled in Los Altos Hills, will celebrate...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by Dale Dunlap, on Apr 12, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 1695 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robs bank with note

Heritage Bank of Commerce, located 175 E. El Camino Real, was robbed yesterday morning at about 9:30 a.m., police said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Louis Meadows, on Sep 19, 2010 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 1997 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hundreds of guns collected at East Palo Alto buyback

It took less than three hours Saturday, Feb. 23, to collect 355 firearms at a three-city gun buyback event in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jose, on Feb 25, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Right Lane forces you into Nob Hill parking lot at Grant Rd!!

Who designed such a poor merge? Coming off rte 101 onto 237S at rush hour, it is impossible at times to move into the center...

Original post made by Frustrated on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Frustrated, on Sep 19, 2010 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 1568 Views

RESTAURANTS

For the love of sandwiches

In the noontime line at Ike's Place at Stanford University, a line that curves around the spacious, light-filled Forbes Family...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Big Fan, on Dec 10, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 4561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids make the darnedest movies

Students at Graham and Crittenden middle schools, along with a class of second-graders from Landels Elementary School, are...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Kari Lemons, on Mar 16, 2011 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 3194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Divided council seeks tweaks to San Antonio plans

The largest shopping center redevelopment in decades came closer to fruition Tuesday night when the City Council expressed...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jimmy, on Nov 1, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 1399 Views

RESTAURANTS

Bodrum beckons

Our first thought when visiting Bodrum Cafe, downtown Mountain View's newest Turkish restaurant, was to wonder whether the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 23, 2009 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 4402 Views

ELECTIONS

New law requires carbon monoxide detectors

Local fire officials are spreading the word about a new California law requiring carbon monoxide detectors to be placed in...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Beuttey, on Aug 31, 2011 at 11:36 pm | 2 comments | 4929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man pleads 'no contest' for burglarizing Steve Jobs' home

The Alameda man arrested in August for allegedly burglarizing the Palo Alto home of Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs pleaded...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 1, 2012 at 8:28 am | 2 comments | 1899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle school entrepreneurs compete at Crittenden's Startup Weekend

Silicon Valley is immersed in a startup culture where innovative ideas, backed by investors, seem to sprout up every day....

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 8, 2015 at 8:17 am | 2 comments | 4010 Views

OTHER ISSUES

People to People Ambassadors coming door-to-door. Legit?

My wife and I just had two college-age kids knock on our door and claim they were from the People to People Ambassador program,...

Original post made by Paul on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Jan 13, 2010 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 1619 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Criticism greets new high-speed rail CEO

Jeff Morales, the newly hired CEO of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, has been hailed as "exactly the right person...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Jun 4, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 2505 Views
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Relaxing the Height Limit for Housing with Conditions
By Steve Levy | 33 comments | 2,202 views

Relationship Baggage or "Emo Crap"
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 671 views