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Palo Alto traffic stop yields arrest for pimping

Following an early morning traffic stop on Jan. 29, Palo Alto police arrested a man for pimping, pandering, identity theft,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by rick, on Feb 6, 2015 at 3:08 am | 5 comments | 8842 Views


Ban on car dwelling heads to City Council

Palo Alto's status as the only city in the area to allow living in vehicles could end on July 25, when the City Council is...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Edgarpoet, on Aug 29, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 47 comments | 8842 Views


Bridging the gap

There's a term that's been coined to describe the experience of Stanford University students: duck syndrome. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by mitalum, on Dec 15, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 2 comments | 8841 Views


Shop Talk: Gymboree to close, UNTUCKit arrives

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about a children's clothing retailer filing for bankruptcy, the debut of a new men's...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Not Surprised, on Feb 9, 2019 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 8841 Views


City blasts 'outrageous' tax

For the past four decades, Palo Alto residents have been paying taxes to a water district without getting a drop of water...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Thomas Busse, on Jul 11, 2017 at 2:08 am | 12 comments | 8840 Views


First Baptist Church tenants, neighbors seek truce

Tenants and neighbors of the First Baptist Church in Palo Alto came together on Wednesday night to exchange grievances, explain...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 14, 2018 at 5:12 pm | 27 comments | 8840 Views


East Palo Alto man sentenced to 96 years for fatal slashing

A 50-year-old East Palo Alto man who stabbed and slashed his girlfriend to death in a jealous rage was sentenced to more...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 31, 2014 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 8840 Views


District slow to publish decisions made at meetings

The Palo Alto school district is an outlier when it comes to officially documenting and making public the minutes from meetings...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Cougar alum, on May 4, 2016 at 9:19 am | 16 comments | 8839 Views


Shop Talk: Doughnuts shops duel, happy feet get happier

Happy Donuts and L&L Hawaiian Barbecue go head-to-head on doughnut sales, Addison Antique closes and Happy Feet Foot Spa...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Mar 22, 2015 at 10:56 am | 12 comments | 8836 Views


Memorial service Dec. 17 for former Mayor Jim Burch

James E. Burch, former Palo Alto mayor, military veteran, advertising executive, and lifelong anti-war and environmental...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Llinda and Mike Hogan, on Dec 29, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 45 comments | 8835 Views


Benest elicited respect, provoked aggravation


Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Logical, on Nov 29, 2007 at 7:24 pm | 19 comments | 8834 Views


Woman arrested after spree of bank robberies

An East Palo Alto woman who police say took part in at least nine bank robberies over the summer, including one in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Sylvia, on Aug 9, 2016 at 12:02 pm | 3 comments | 8833 Views


What's the deal with the city council and housing?


Original post made by Giraffe on Jun. 8, 2006
Last comment by enoch choi, on Jun 17, 2006 at 12:24 am | 7 comments | 8832 Views


Wells Fargo robber arrested after shedding clothes

A wig-wearing woman who police said robbed a Wells Fargo bank on California Avenue on Wednesday afternoon before discarding...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by fuck, on Sep 5, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 11 comments | 8832 Views


First Person: A conversation with the Stanford Tree

Stanford grad Jonathan Strange talks to Lisa Van Dusen about what it takes to be the Stanford Tree, mascot of the Leland...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Boooring!, on Jan 2, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 5 comments | 8831 Views


Fearing 'election theft in progress,' Eshoo shows support for Postal Service

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, held a press conference on Tuesday morning to address what she labeled as the Trump...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2020
Last comment by mauricio, on Aug 26, 2020 at 11:50 am | 26 comments | 8831 Views


Chan Zuckerberg Initiative awards grants to 41 organizations

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced today the first 41 beneficiaries of its CZI Community Fund who are working to address...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by Deborah, on Jan 24, 2018 at 3:17 pm | 3 comments | 8830 Views


First Person: A conversation with Betsy Franco

Betsy Franco, Palo Alto resident and mother of Oscar-nominated actor James Franco, talks to Palo Alto Online about her upcoming...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by Ann, on Feb 28, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments | 8829 Views


UPDATE: Streets flood, but creeks don't


Original post made on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by Jenny, on Jan 6, 2008 at 11:57 am | 9 comments | 8828 Views


Shop Talk: Reach Fitness closes, Blue Bottle to open

Reach Fitness Club is set to close on Dec. 15, ACE Hardware is using autonomous cars for deliveries and Blue Bottle Coffee...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2018
Last comment by charles reilly, on Nov 23, 2018 at 7:38 am | 1 comment | 8828 Views
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