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Downtown Palo Alto residents seek relief from train noise

Living next to downtown Palo Alto's bustling train station has many benefits, but for residents of 101 Alma St., a good night's...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Cameron Turner, on Feb 3, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 66 comments | 8700 Views


Feature story: Lessons from rowing

When people hear the word "crew," they typically think of prep schools or a sport on the East Coast. But local rowing club...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Kate, on Jul 30, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 6 comments | 8700 Views


Rod Diridon: High-speed rail on-track, needed

Rod Diridon, a key leader of the high-speed rail project to link San Francisco and Los Angeles, told a Palo Alto audience...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Mar 20, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 49 comments | 8698 Views


Stanford University Title IX coordinator to step down

Catherine Criswell, Stanford University's Title IX coordinator and a former longtime U.S. Department of Education Office...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Nan Ni, on Sep 11, 2015 at 6:09 am | 11 comments | 8680 Views


Electrical outages planned for south Palo Alto

A City of Palo Alto electrical upgrade project will cause intermittent power outages in south Palo Alto through June, the...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by resident, on May 24, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 8672 Views


Keeping Eichler neighborhoods from growing upward

Residents in five Palo Alto Eichler neighborhoods said they plan to ask the city to institute zone changes that limit homes...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Wouldn't It Be Nice, on Jun 9, 2015 at 1:17 am | 70 comments | 8668 Views


Residents, developer spar over plan for office complex

At a meeting that pitted the latest concepts in land-use against the grim reality of an already congested area of Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Rainer ingeborg eejit, on Dec 7, 2013 at 7:23 am | 24 comments | 8662 Views


It is time for residential parking permits in Palo Alto

Fellow Palo Altans, it's time we take this issue of residential permit parking and settle it once and for all. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on May 1, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 85 comments | 8662 Views


Los Angeles ruling could jeopardize Palo Alto vehicle-dwelling law

The U.S. District Court of Appeals has ruled against a Los Angeles vehicle-habitation law similar to Palo Alto's, saying...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 17, 2014 at 2:59 pm | 87 comments | 8654 Views


Today's news: tomorrow's history

As the Palo Alto Historical Association marks 100 years, those fascinated by the history of Palo Alto say the past is still...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sara, on Dec 1, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 4 comments | 8652 Views


Celebration of life set Saturday for fifth-grade teacher

A celebration of life has been set for George Flath, a popular fifth-grade teacher at Hoover Elementary School in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 4, 2012 at 8:02 pm | 64 comments | 8645 Views


Palo Alto officials protest rapid-bus plan

A proposal by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) to establish dedicated bus lanes and remove more than...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Pam, on Apr 23, 2015 at 5:57 pm | 30 comments | 8644 Views


Library "friends" blocked open discussion on future of libraries


Original post made by Chris Kenrick on Jul. 14, 2006
Last comment by Sanford Forte, on Jul 25, 2006 at 1:50 am | 13 comments | 8639 Views


High-speed rail on tonight's council agenda

High-speed rail will be back on the agenda of the Palo Alto City Council tonight as members are asked to update the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Skin in the game, on Jan 23, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 35 comments | 8635 Views


Palo Alto to stick with new school calendar

The Palo Alto school board Tuesday indicated it will press ahead with a reformed academic calendar for 2012-13, despite emotional...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Dec 9, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 122 comments | 8629 Views


Proposed parking program a tough sell downtown

Palo Alto's residents and business owners rarely see eye to eye when it comes to downtown parking, but the city's latest...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by ken again, on Jan 4, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 22 comments | 8626 Views


Palo Alto in 'uncharted' territory on compost

The future of organic waste in Palo Alto remains hazy, but city officials hope to solve this messy and divisive dilemma by...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by carla carvalho, on Oct 22, 2012 at 8:18 pm | 18 comments | 8621 Views




Original post made by Annoyed athlete on Jan. 6, 2007
Last comment by Roxanne, on Sep 12, 2012 at 1:18 pm | 34 comments | 8621 Views


With little fanfare, Palo Alto adopts housing vision

For Palo Alto, the new Housing Element is at once an expansive vision document, a catalog of future housing sites and a homework...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by They have blinders on, on Jun 23, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 19 comments | 8619 Views


Holocaust survivors share stories for Yom HaShoah event

Luba Keller vividly remembers tracing the number 143683 in the snow with her toe outside a Nazi concentration camp. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Mary Ruth, on Aug 3, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 9 comments | 8618 Views
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