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Realtor Alex Comsa jumps into Palo Alto council race

Realtor Alex Comsa announced Wednesday that he will seek a seat on the Palo Alto City Council, joining a growing roster of...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, 2 hours ago | 13 comments | 4694 Views


Bomb squad called to investigate historic military shell, grenade found in home

A historic military shell and grenade have been found in a Palo Alto home, where the Santa Clara County sheriff's bomb squad...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2022
Last comment by Miriam Palm, 5 hours ago | 6 comments | 10287 Views


Shakespeare in the Park brings 'Much Ado About Nothing' to Redwood City

San Francisco Shakespeare Festival marks its 40th anniversary with a production of "Much Ado About Nothing," presented free...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2022
Last comment by Heather L Zimmerman, on Aug 15, 2022 at 12:54 pm | 3 comments | 1998 Views


Around Town: Belgian teen pilot on quest for world record visits Palo Alto

Read news about a Belgian teen pilot who recently stopped by Palo Alto as he attempts to break the world record for youngest...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2022
There are no comments yet. 6254 Views


Palo Verde students head to temporary campus as school year starts

Palo Verde's roughly 400 students are sharing a campus for the school year with Greendell School to enable the elementary...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2022
Last comment by Engaged PA parent, on Aug 14, 2022 at 9:42 pm | 5 comments | 4718 Views


Perseids on the Peninsula: Summer stargazing peaks with annual meteor shower

Lick Observatory support astronomer Jon Rees offers tips on when and how to view the meteor shower, which will peak later...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2022
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Aug 10, 2022 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 2793 Views


City Council affirms Andrew Binder as Palo Alto's new police chief

Andrew Binder, who has been leading the Police Department for the past two months, officially became the police chief on...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2022
Last comment by Novelera, on Aug 9, 2022 at 11:16 pm | 1 comment | 2488 Views


Filoli estate opens vegetable garden ‚Äčto public for the first time

Starting this week, visitors will get a chance to check out a previously unseen garden at Woodside's Filoli estate. Filoli's...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2022
Last comment by Jim Salyards, on Aug 8, 2022 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1945 Views


Around Town: Fifth grader to bring a Free Little Library to East Palo Alto

In the latest Around Town column, news about a local fifth grader's plan to create a Free Little Library in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2199 Views


Resident surprises alleged burglar caught in the act

Palo Alto police arrested a man Monday afternoon after he allegedly burglarized a Professorville home and fled when he was...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2022
Last comment by Noah Michaels, on Aug 7, 2022 at 2:57 pm | 13 comments | 3319 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 Marc Vincenti, on Aug 7, 2022 at 2:48 pm | 1206 comments | 459901 Views


Ravenswood school district staff make their case for workforce housing

Gerardo Garcia's workday is not done after he leaves his science classroom at Cesar Chavez Ravenswood Middle School. For...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2022
Last comment by Mel Chandler, on Aug 6, 2022 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 2339 Views


High-speed rail analysis brings grade-separation anxiety to Palo Alto

As the environmental analysis for the Peninsula segment of high-speed rail nears the finish line, Palo Alto leaders are raising...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2022
Last comment by mjh, on Aug 6, 2022 at 1:16 pm | 19 comments | 12675 Views


National Night Out draws Palo Altans to community gatherings

Hundreds of residents showed up to National Night Out events in Palo Alto on Tuesday to reconnect with the community after...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2551 Views


Deep divisions, further delay for California's math guidelines

The debate over new state math guidelines is a reminder that divisions remain deep over approaches to instruction, the pacing...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Aug 5, 2022 at 10:07 am | 37 comments | 5275 Views


City Council faces pushback over Sobrato deal for former Fry's site

When City Council members struck a deal with Sobrato in June to transform the former site of Fry's Electronics, they framed...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Aug 3, 2022 at 11:23 am | 13 comments | 4386 Views


Residents fight church's plan to host safe-parking program for homeless

More than two dozen residents near the First Congregational Church are protesting a proposal by the Louis Road institution...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2022
Last comment by Mensch, on Aug 3, 2022 at 11:19 am | 36 comments | 11162 Views


Around Town: Local Union 271 pays it forward through fundraiser for nonprofit

Read news about a downtown restaurant's recent fundraiser for bicycles benefiting people in need, Stanford Children's Health's...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2813 Views


Barron Park market

What market was on the corner of Margarita & El Camino in Palo Alto (Barron Park) in the 50's & 60's? Across El Camino from...

Original post made by Stephen Jessen on Jul. 31, 2022
There are no comments yet. 377 Views


Andrew Binder selected as new Palo Alto police chief

Acting Palo Alto Police Chief Andrew Binder has been selected to permanently take over the job, pending the City Council's...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2022
Last comment by Christopher Reed, on Jul 28, 2022 at 8:47 am | 5 comments | 6268 Views
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