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Voting for Greg Scharff

After reading the following comment from Scharff in tonight's post-election news, I realize what a mistake I had made in...

Original post made by Scharrfs election on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by staygreen, on Nov 8, 2014 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 418 Views


Smaller Palo Alto council? Voters say 'yes'

Palo Alto voters agreed to reduce the size of the City Council from nine to seven seats on Tuesday night, when they passed...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Herb Borock, on Nov 8, 2014 at 11:04 am | 13 comments | 2542 Views


Kremen wins Santa Clara Valley Water District seat

The founder of, Gary Kremen, has won a seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board, with 51.3 percent of...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2014
Last comment by The Shadow Knows......, on Nov 8, 2014 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 202 Views


Water quality bad?

It feels like the water quality in PA has really deteriorated: I can clearly smell chemicals now from the tap water, it's...

Original post made by GV on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by @ Time of Year, on Nov 8, 2014 at 7:20 am | 8 comments | 950 Views


Palo Alto police arrest pair for allegedly possessing stolen property

A Palo Alto police officer on patrol checking on an occupied vehicle ended up arresting the occupants for allegedly possessing...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by moi, on Nov 7, 2014 at 10:44 pm | 2 comments | 1527 Views


Middle College engages restless teens' minds

Middle College is a publicly funded alternative secondary school program that allows local students to simultaneously earn...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by midtown parent, on Nov 7, 2014 at 7:58 pm | 15 comments | 3916 Views


AT&T service down

We live in Palo Alto and for the last two days we have not had phone or Internet access. We were told by AT&T that there...

Original post made by Stuart on Nov. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 139 Views


Foster gains on Godfrey in Palo Alto school board race

The spread between school board candidates Terry Godfrey and Catherine Crystal Foster has closed to a mere 12 votes, with...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by peppered, on Nov 7, 2014 at 7:26 am | 9 comments | 3136 Views


Palo Alto settles suit over affordable housing

After five years of litigation, Palo Alto officials on Monday reached an agreement with a developer who challenged a city...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 7, 2014 at 6:39 am | 14 comments | 3765 Views


Dauber elected to Palo Alto school board; second seat too close to call

With all precincts reporting, Ken Dauber has been elected to the Palo Alto school board, but the second seat remains too...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Nancy Grace, on Nov 6, 2014 at 11:46 pm | 14 comments | 4435 Views


Where are the election results?

The front page of PA Online claims they are LIVE results but someone said all the ballots aren't counted yet, and there are...

Original post made by Huh? on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Nov 6, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 6 comments | 372 Views


Precincts split in votes for top three school board candidates

As voters await the final count that will determine whether Catherine Crystal Foster or Terry Godfrey becomes the school...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Long Time Palo Alto Resident, on Nov 6, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 9 comments | 3379 Views


Palo Alto man arrested for allegedly firing pellet gun at Jiffy Lube

No one was injured in a Jiffy Lube after a Palo Alto man allegedly fired his pellet gun at the business across the street...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Just Listening, on Nov 6, 2014 at 4:24 pm | 4 comments | 2482 Views


Another 'Fiber to the Premise' resurrection for Palo Alto?

The long-discussed dream of getting true high-speed fiber-optic service for Palo Alto is looking like a real possibility....

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 6, 2014 at 1:26 pm | 32 comments | 3232 Views


Community Notebook: Nonprofits to host 'Celebrating Positive Cultural Identity' youth event

A coalition of local nonprofits, lead by the Palo Alto Family YMCA, are teaming up to host a free community festival this...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by jerry99, on Nov 6, 2014 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 965 Views


Making a noise: Government officials attempt to influence aircraft regulations

Palo Alto and other government officials have so far been fighting an uphill battle to decrease airplane noise over their...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 6, 2014 at 10:52 am | 13 comments | 1604 Views


Shop Talk: Grocer Miki Werness may make a comeback

Four new hotels scheduled to open, grocer Miki Werness is part of College Terrace Centre deal and the Nike store reopens. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 6, 2014 at 10:18 am | 26 comments | 5572 Views


Palo Alto grapples with retail preservation

With retail protection now a pressing priority in Palo Alto, members of the City Council wrestled on Monday with the questions...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by member, on Nov 5, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 20 comments | 2126 Views


What is wrong with the USPS in Palo Alto?

Today, I was waiting for a package from Amazon that would be delivered through the USPS. I was given a tracking number and...

Original post made by Nayeli on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by mailperson, on Nov 5, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 86 comments | 3048 Views


Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by yossi, on Nov 5, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 44 comments | 11112 Views
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