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Man dies following car collision on Charleston Road

Police are looking for witnesses in a Monday morning collision in Palo Alto near the Mountain View border where a driver...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, on Mar 24, 2023 at 8:49 am | 2 comments | 6581 Views


Review: TheatreWorks' 'Fannie' celebrates a powerful voice for change

"Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer" is all about voice -- honoring Fannie Lou Hamer's legacy as a voice for...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2023
Last comment by Judith Schwartz , on Mar 23, 2023 at 9:45 pm | 2 comments | 2078 Views


Gunn Performing Arts marks return of large-scale spring show with 'High School Musical'

What could bring more drama to the stage than a show about staging a show? Gunn High School Performing Arts is staging Disney's...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2023
Last comment by flossyrabbit, on Mar 20, 2023 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 1275 Views


After collapse, Silicon Valley Bank halts plan for branch on California Avenue

Silicon Valley Bank is halting its plan to open a branch on California Avenue in Palo Alto following its spectacular collapse...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2023
Last comment by anon1234, on Mar 15, 2023 at 8:32 am | 6 comments | 4122 Views


Lifted by federal funds, Palo Alto Airport prepares to welcome electric aircraft

When Palo Alto took over operations of its namesake airport from Santa Clara County nine years ago, the busy Baylands hub...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2023
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Mar 11, 2023 at 4:21 pm | 17 comments | 6500 Views


Around Town

<B>BIKING THROUGH HISTORY ... </B> Students and parents from three Palo Alto elementary schools observed <B>Black History...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2023
Last comment by Courtney M, on Mar 10, 2023 at 9:27 pm | 1 comment | 1516 Views


Tall Tree Awards honor outstanding Palo Altans

Four individuals and organizations will be honored for their contributions to local nonprofits, music education, academic...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2023
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Mar 10, 2023 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 5757 Views


Around Town: Humans and robots converge on ice rink at STEM-focused event

Read news about an event that drew both humans and robots to the Winter Lodge ice rink, disgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, on Mar 4, 2023 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 4819 Views


City: Pagemill Pastures' use of hydrant water was 'inadvertent' and occurred just once

After a lengthy investigation into whether a Palo Alto equestrian center had been illegally taking water for years out of...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2023
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 2, 2023 at 1:42 pm | 2 comments | 2990 Views


COVID disparities grow as California ends state of emergency

As public health funding winds down, gaps in vaccination rates are increasing. Particularly for booster doses, the gap among...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Mar 1, 2023 at 12:16 pm | 4 comments | 1950 Views


Stanford receives $1.35M grant for climate research

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $5 million in grant funding for California institutions researching the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Feb 28, 2023 at 6:25 pm | 1 comment | 1966 Views


Local teens' art celebrates East Palo Alto culture, history in new mural

Residents and passersby near Clarke Avenue and East Bayshore Road in East Palo Alto have a colorful new view to enjoy. A...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2023
Last comment by We Told You So!, on Feb 26, 2023 at 12:03 pm | 1 comment | 1572 Views


Tesla to open global engineering HQ in Palo Alto

Marking a thawing of his sometimes fractious relationship with the Golden State, Elon Musk announced Wednesday that Tesla...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2023
Last comment by Online Name, on Feb 24, 2023 at 11:59 am | 10 comments | 13297 Views


Power outages impact hundreds of Palo Alto Utilities customers

At least three power outages have been reported in Palo Alto this afternoon, including one impacting nearly 600 customers,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, on Feb 23, 2023 at 9:04 pm | 25 comments | 29348 Views


Opinion: Le snoop du jour

The Garbage Police showed up at my house in a pre-dawn reconnaissance. Reminiscent of some film noir scene from the '50s,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2023
Last comment by Rajiv, on Feb 22, 2023 at 10:56 am | 9 comments | 4433 Views


Why California still doesn't mandate dyslexia screening

Experts agree early diagnosis is key to helping dyslexic students learn to read, yet the statewide teachers union and others...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2023
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Feb 21, 2023 at 12:06 am | 3 comments | 4139 Views


Wrap up January with our end-of-the-month quiz on local news

Test your knowledge of the past month in news with our five-question quiz on Palo Alto happenings. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2023
Last comment by Liz Bernal, on Feb 11, 2023 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 2165 Views


Former Palo Alto school board member Melissa Baten Caswell dies

Melissa Baten Caswell, a former Palo Alto Unified School District board member and longtime community volunteer, died on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2023
Last comment by JD, on Feb 10, 2023 at 5:19 pm | 14 comments | 18011 Views


A guide to winter garden events along the Peninsula

Whether it's in-person activities or online classes, the Peninsula has plenty of class offerings to help home gardeners get...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2023
There are no comments yet. 2391 Views


Three-alarm fire hits 4 businesses in Palo Alto's Midtown

A three-alarm fire that broke out late Wednesday night damaged four businesses in Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Feb 9, 2023 at 11:54 am | 25 comments | 23270 Views
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