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Facing eviction, residents seek urgency ordinance

As Palo Alto prepares for a possible legal showdown with the new owners of downtown's President Hotel over conversion of...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Not My Problem Either, on Aug 16, 2018 at 5:22 pm | 45 comments | 8631 Views


District log reveals reports, complaints of discrimination

As of Dec. 1, the Palo Alto school district has logged nearly 100 reports related to sexual and racial misconduct, harassment...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Hmm, on Jan 6, 2018 at 1:14 am | 14 comments | 8631 Views


Palo Alto teacher pleads not guilty to sexual misconduct

Palo Alto High School science teacher Ronnie Farrell pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges that he touched a 15-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2016
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Nov 21, 2016 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 8631 Views


Council to weigh controversial Marriott proposal

With Palo Alto's hotel boom in full effect, the City Council will consider on Monday the latest entrant into the crowded...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2015
Last comment by Abitarian, on Dec 7, 2015 at 4:12 pm | 31 comments | 8630 Views


Anti-stress group holds annual conference this weekend

High schools around the country that have shifted their first-semester exams to before the December break "will not go back,"...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Whatever, on Jan 11, 2013 at 11:36 am | 35 comments | 8630 Views


Biden on Trump: 'We've got to save capitalism from this guy'

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden took jabs at President Donald Trump during a campaign fundraiser in downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 5, 2019 at 3:54 pm | 25 comments | 8630 Views


Fact-Based Decision-Making at Alma Plaza


Original post made by Karen White on Mar. 23, 2007
Last comment by Not so fast, on Apr 2, 2007 at 6:16 am | 28 comments | 8629 Views


Terrorist group claims to operate in Palo Alto


Original post made by I'd rather not say on Jun. 20, 2006
There are no comments yet. 8629 Views


Report: Taser deployed in Palo Alto arrest

After nearly two years of silence, Palo Alto Police Department Tasers buzzed to life earlier this year with officers deploying...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Nov 30, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 9 comments | 8629 Views


Foundation faces calls for new leadership

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is reeling from a crisis of leadership following allegations last week that the organization...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 28, 2018 at 1:07 pm | 15 comments | 8629 Views


Driver who struck bicycling boy won't be charged

A driver who had a small amount of methamphetamine in his blood when he struck and critically injured a 12-year-old Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Trainspotting, on Jul 19, 2013 at 6:11 pm | 8 comments | 8628 Views


Mountain View man arrested for prostitution ring

The FBI carried out search and arrest warrants across the Bay Area Wednesday, including at a residence on Houghton Street...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jul 3, 2014 at 9:42 pm | 9 comments | 8628 Views


Stanford Collaborative Orchestra forgoes a conductor

Inspired by New York's celebrated Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, a group of Stanford University undergraduates have formed a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Anon E Mous, on Jul 2, 2015 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 8628 Views


Salary hikes approved for Palo Alto council members

In the latest sign of the city's growing economic fortunes, the Palo Alto City Council agreed on Tuesday night to raise the...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 22, 2015 at 10:23 pm | 22 comments | 8627 Views


JJ&F to close; new market planned for site

JJ&F, Palo Alto's longtime neighborhood food store, is being sold, owners Lloyd, Dennis and John Garcia announced "with great...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Free speech is terrible, on Dec 31, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 68 comments | 8626 Views


Competition heats up in race for new state Senate district

To the average Peninsula voter, Brisbane and Sunnyvale have little in common. The former is a small, industrial suburb on...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Fido, on May 24, 2012 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 8626 Views


Calling all Palo Alto alumni: Paly grad launches 'Life Gets Better' project

A Palo Alto High School graduate has launched a project to collect video, audio and written testimonies from other alumni...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Interesting, on Mar 31, 2015 at 4:57 pm | 22 comments | 8625 Views


Driver files suit against parents over child's death

An East Palo Alto driver who fatally hit a second-grader in 2011 filed a counter-lawsuit against the child's parents on May...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Mean momma, on May 31, 2013 at 1:53 pm | 36 comments | 8625 Views


Feature story: South Court's 'gadget guy'

It was a warm fall evening on the Stanford University campus several years ago and students were celebrating the Full Moon...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Charlie McPoyle , on Apr 16, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 8623 Views


Locals among star-studded field of Hall of Fame inductees

Palo Alto grad and current Brooklyn Nets point guard Jeremy Lin is one of nine athletes who will be officially inducted into...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2018
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