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Police arrest Palo Alto robbery suspect

A 21-year-old East Palo Alto man has been arrested in connection with a string of violent street robberies in Palo Alto dating...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Lori, on Jan 9, 2011 at 8:45 pm | 21 comments | 6597 Views


Kids delay bulldozers on hospital expansion

Kids playing in a tree-shaded sandbox have temporarily stopped the bulldozers on Stanford University's $5 billion medical-center...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by justamom, on Jun 29, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 21 comments | 4126 Views


Report: Halt state funding for high-speed rail

California's quest to build a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles suffered a heavy blow Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by TunnelTalk, on Jan 10, 2012 at 10:53 pm | 21 comments | 5983 Views


Gates shares optimism, frustrations on poverty

Freshly back from Ethiopia and Zambia, philanthropist Bill Gates Wednesday shared with a Stanford audience his optimism and...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 21 comments | 3937 Views


Firefighters battle morning blaze at Paly

An early-morning fire that erupted at Palo Alto High School Thursday will likely delay construction of new classrooms, a...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Phyllis, on May 30, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 21 comments | 7418 Views


Editorial: Errors exacerbated mosquito problem

Demonstrating that one never knows where danger lurks, an unprecedented mosquito infestation suddenly erupted across areas...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Aug 27, 2012 at 6:33 am | 21 comments | 8440 Views


Experts warn women leaders of nuclear risk

Had Monday's explosions at the Boston Marathon contained nuclear material tens of thousands of people could have been killed,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 18, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 21 comments | 5384 Views


Hearing officer hired for Buena Vista's proposed closure

With the future of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park up in the air, Palo Alto has selected a hearing officer to evaluate a recent...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jane, on May 22, 2013 at 10:02 pm | 21 comments | 9285 Views


Palo Alto in no hurry to recoup Maybell loan

Palo Alto's plan to bring an affordable-housing complex to a Maybell Avenue orchard may have dissolved on Election Day, but...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Dec 21, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 21 comments | 6367 Views


Hotel-tax hike recommended in Palo Alto

Seeking to tap into the riches generated by the city's flourishing hotel scene, a Palo Alto council committee on Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 15, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 21 comments | 9101 Views


Seeking tales from the old Paly gym

The Palo Alto Weekly is preparing a retrospective on Palo Alto High School's 85-year-old gym, slated for demolition this...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto theme song, on Mar 26, 2016 at 3:24 pm | 21 comments | 24689 Views


Longtime Palo Alto homeless woman dies at age 73

She wore a large 1940s wig -- Loretta Young-style -- and kept her face down. She took shelter under a blue plastic tarp with...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Latendresse, on May 16, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 21 comments | 11049 Views


Yet ANOTHER bad PA driver resulting in a roll over

Worst drivers on the Peninisula by far. The police do zero to reign in the go-go-go aggressive/fast drivers that are more...

Original post made by Wear a helmet in Palo Alto on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Perverse humor, on Aug 7, 2014 at 3:31 pm | 21 comments | 2275 Views


Huge campaign-funding discrepancy in water board race

Two candidates vying for Palo Alto voters in the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board race are spending vastly different...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by FixTheCreek, on Oct 9, 2014 at 10:10 am | 21 comments | 7330 Views


Candidates pledge 'positive campaign' in heated race

With election season heading into its final stretch, the four City Council candidates endorsed by the group Palo Altans for...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peggy Duncan, on Oct 21, 2014 at 9:56 am | 21 comments | 7184 Views


Palo Alto superintendent names members of achievement gap task force

Superintendent Max McGee announced Tuesday night the more than 20 faculty, parents, community members, alumni and administrators...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 21, 2014 at 2:19 am | 21 comments | 7960 Views


Smash-and-grab burglars hit Bloomingdale's at Stanford Shopping Center

Palo Alto police are looking for four people who drove a stolen sports utility vehicle through the front glass doors of Bloomingdale's...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 16, 2015 at 7:59 am | 21 comments | 11864 Views


Shop Talk: The Performist brings cryotherapy to Palo Alto

The Performist brings cryotherapy -- the use of extreme cold to speed the healing process -- to Palo Alto's Town & Country...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by A Noun E Mus, on Dec 8, 2015 at 10:18 am | 21 comments | 15459 Views


Aerial spraying for mosquitoes slated for today

The Santa Clara County Vector Control District (SCCVCD) is planning a helicopter assault on winter salt-marsh mosquito in...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Esther Crass, on Aug 18, 2016 at 10:13 pm | 21 comments | 10381 Views


Palo Alto parents ask public's help to find missing son

The parents of a Palo Alto man who vanished 11 days ago are seeking the public's help to find their son, 30-year-old Andrew...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Jul 29, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 21 comments | 29920 Views
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