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Amid policy clashes, council to meet with planning commission

It's no secret that the rift between the Palo Alto City Council and its main land-use advisory panel, the Planning and Transportation...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Hurting_PA, 20 minutes ago | 7 comments | 1073 Views


Growing chorus of Palo Altans calling for the renaming of Jordan Middle School

250 supporters have already come out in strong support of asking the PAUSD Board of Education to address the fact that David...

Original post made by Lars Johnsson on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by Knew Shockley, 37 minutes ago | 31 comments | 824 Views


State unemployment rate declines as number of jobs increase

The number of workers without jobs in California decreased last month from the previous month and the number of nonfarm payroll...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by who caused this?, 48 minutes ago | 3 comments | 880 Views


Garbage Pickup Service

I was walking to and from the Y this morning, our garbage day, and saw many trucks doing their rounds. Here are some of my...

Original post made by Palo Verde on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by S'vale, 55 minutes ago | 4 comments | 117 Views


New rules launched for Palo Alto Airport

When Palo Alto formally took over the operations of its eponymous airport last year, the goal was to turn the bustling but...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 1 hour ago | 74 comments | 3585 Views


Residents to city: Build police building now

After 17 years of fits and starts in Palo Alto's quest to build a new police headquarters, residents at a community meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ben, 1 hour ago | 14 comments | 2643 Views


Reactions to Atlantic magazine article

I thought the article wasn't saying anything new, and wasn't exactly deserving of the over-the-top preparation by the district...

Original post made by Heart on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Help! Drowning!, 1 hour ago | 71 comments | 2688 Views


Officials warn of flooding from coming storms

If a 1998-level El Nino storm barrels into the Bay Area this winter, Palo Alto and East Palo Alto residents and city staff...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 1 hour ago | 17 comments | 5137 Views


Pair arrested for early morning robbery

A downtown Palo Alto robbery in which a man was allegedly hit multiple times resulted in the arrest of two men Saturday morning,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by resident, 1 hour ago | 18 comments | 4235 Views


Support expressed for new secondary school

The school district office was imbued with excitement and enthusiasm on Monday night as both the school board and community...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Union Maid, 7 hours ago | 72 comments | 5459 Views


Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe opens in Palo Alto

After months of delays, Bill's Cafe has opened in Midtown Palo Alto, serving breakfast and lunch seven days a week. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by musical, 8 hours ago | 12 comments | 3638 Views


Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Another College Parent, 9 hours ago | 349 comments | 242620 Views


Yes, Atherton still has the most expensive real estate, says Forbes

Atherton has, for the third year in a row, been named as the ZIP code with the most expensive residential real estate in...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, 17 hours ago | 10 comments | 2104 Views


Community embraces responsibility to help our youth

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, 21 hours ago | 17 comments | 2584 Views


Buena Vista owner sues over closure conditions

In the latest skirmish in the long and emotional battle over Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park, the owners of Buena Vista...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 23, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 121 comments | 7887 Views


Pros and Cons of Menlo School

I'd like to hear from people who have first hand experience with Menlo School. What are pros and cons of this school, apart...

Original post made by PA mom on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by In the Know, on Nov 23, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 24 comments | 8563 Views


Last train to Palo Alto

The train whistle hooted in Eric Struck's backyard as 15 railroad cars made their way out of the station, wheels chugging...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 3 comments | 3540 Views


The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:


Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by LeeB, on Nov 23, 2015 at 11:55 am | 1078 comments | 175164 Views


Stanford students end five-day sit-in for divestment from oil, gas companies

Stanford University students and supporters held rally Friday culminating a five-day sit-in calling for the college's divestment...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 23, 2015 at 9:45 am | 7 comments | 1788 Views


FAA vows to take fresh look at flight paths, altitudes

Responding to a rising volume of complaints about airplane noise, the Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to take...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:58 am | 59 comments | 4659 Views
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