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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 | 13001 Views


Alma Plaza construction gets underway

Alma Plaza, a south Palo Alto development that earned the City Council's approval more than two years ago, hit a milestone...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 20, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 85 comments | 6350 Views


Palo Alto takes a stand against death penalty

Palo Alto thrust itself into a statewide debate over the death penalty Monday night when the City Council emphatically endorsed...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 9:36 pm | 84 comments | 13508 Views


Cupertino developer buys Fry's site in Palo Alto

Cupertino-based developer Sobrato Organization has purchased a 15-acre property in Palo Alto that includes Fry's Electronics...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by David, on Feb 1, 2015 at 10:22 am | 84 comments | 17371 Views


Small plane crashes after takeoff in Palo Alto

A small plane crashed into the water just north of the Palo Alto Airport this afternoon, a Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Mar 1, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 84 comments | 6524 Views


Facing budget crunch, Palo Alto backs cuts to police, fire services

Facing an unprecedented budget crisis, members of the Palo Alto City Council approved on Tuesday a series of steep cuts to...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by Sigh, on May 18, 2020 at 5:20 pm | 84 comments | 9476 Views


Aggressive Homeless


Original post made by Kate on Feb. 28, 2007
Last comment by ummm..., on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:42 am | 84 comments | 10039 Views


Anti-Prop. 8 candlelight vigil scheduled

A candlelight vigil protesting the passage of Proposition 8 will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. today at El Camino Real and...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by Patricia, on Jan 13, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 83 comments | 4368 Views


Palo Alto eyes tax on sodas

A crusade by a Palo Alto dentist to adopt a soda tax is quickly picking up momentum, with four members of the City Council...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2018
Last comment by Abitarian, on Apr 24, 2018 at 6:28 pm | 82 comments | 11488 Views


Palo Alto Jewish campus readies for debut

Staff of the new, $270 million Taube-Koret Campus for Jewish Life will move into their offices Wednesday, three months in...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by San Antonio road, on Jul 30, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 81 comments | 9498 Views


Stark differences in high school counseling services, again

A yearslong discussion over the comparable quality of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools' distinct counseling models returned...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by just saying, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 81 comments | 8584 Views


Page Mill closes offices, fuels speculation

Page Mill Properties, which owns about 1,700 apartments in East Palo Alto's Woodland Park neighborhood, shut down its management...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Wrong as usual, on Sep 8, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 80 comments | 8561 Views


Former Mayor Gary Fazzino dies of cancer

Gary Fazzino, a longtime member of the Palo Alto City Council, a two-time mayor and one of the leading experts on local political...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Lisa Van Dusen, on Nov 12, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 80 comments | 14344 Views


Perhaps a better way to improve pedestrian and bike safety

Today, 1 January 2013, many communities in the UK introduced 20 MPH speed limits in areas where cars, pedestrians and bicycles...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Be fair, on Jan 7, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 80 comments | 5557 Views


Commission looks at more 'granny' units

In both size and quantity, "second-dwelling units" are a small solution to one of Palo Alto's colossal problems. Known also...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jun 6, 2016 at 12:05 pm | 79 comments | 13379 Views


Buena Vista residents seek to buy mobile-home park

Nearly 400 people living in Palo Alto's Buena Vista Mobile Home Park might soon fight eviction with a new tactic: purchasing...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 5, 2013 at 10:37 am | 79 comments | 12347 Views


Palo Alto delays debate on vehicle-dwelling ban

Palo Alto officials are delaying their plan to institute a ban on vehicle dwelling after hearing complaints about the proposed...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Edgarpoet, on Aug 20, 2011 at 12:37 pm | 79 comments | 4862 Views


Children's Theatre fans ask council, 'Why?!'


Original post made on Jan. 29, 2008
Last comment by no more said, on Feb 2, 2008 at 1:08 am | 78 comments | 10361 Views


Fresh Market coming to Edgewood Plaza

The Fresh Market, a North Carolina-based, European-style specialty market will open its first West Coast store at Edgewood...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Pete , on Apr 10, 2013 at 12:54 pm | 78 comments | 14712 Views


Stanford grad student dies in Yosemite fall

Stanford student and climbing enthusiast Chris Chan died Friday afternoon after falling from Yosemite's north face of Elkhorn...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by aznnico, on Feb 22, 2014 at 4:15 am | 78 comments | 20715 Views
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