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Longtime neighborhood leaders looking for help

When the Barron Park neighborhood association in Palo Alto sought to recruit more members recently, board member Lydia Kou...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Apr 24, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 10 comments | 8506 Views


Palo Alto seeks resident input on rail design

As Caltrain prepares to electrify its trains and potentially share space with California's new high-speed trail system, Palo...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by lurker, on May 24, 2017 at 8:51 am | 56 comments | 8506 Views


Woman nearly drowns in Palo Alto condo complex swimming pool

Authorities in Palo Alto are investigating the third near-drowning incident in the city since June 1 after an 89-year-old...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:59 pm | 3 comments | 8503 Views


To ease traffic, city looks to tech

Palo Alto's push to create "complete streets" for all types of commuting has been proceeding full speed ahead, often to the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2018
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 30, 2018 at 12:49 pm | 16 comments | 8502 Views


Red-light camera bill coasts through state Senate

A bill authored by Sen. Joe Simitian that would add restrictions to red-light cameras cruised through the state Senate Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Jean, on Sep 24, 2012 at 9:37 am | 51 comments | 8502 Views


Here's how Palo Alto Unified is supporting families in need during distance learning

Feeling an "even greater urgency" to address student and family needs while schools remain physically closed this fall, Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2020
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 25, 2020 at 11:08 am | 4 comments | 8502 Views


Palo Alto to seek public input on trenching train tracks

Digging a trench for Caltrain would be a colossal undertaking with a price tag that could be higher than $1 billion, but...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by citizen, on Oct 23, 2014 at 12:00 pm | 43 comments | 8501 Views


Yelp not moving into Palo Alto's College Terrace Centre

Long construction delays pushed review website Yelp to vacate its lease at College Terrace Centre in Palo Alto, a Yelp spokesman...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Ahem, on Feb 4, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 9 comments | 8501 Views


Palo Alto seeks citizen help with 'difficult' budget

Palo Alto officials are bracing for two months of painful negotiations with residents over City Manager James Keene's sweeping...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Uhhhh??, on Sep 1, 2016 at 7:03 pm | 39 comments | 8500 Views


Old treat with a new twist

In the midst of getting her doctorate degree in immunology from Stanford University, Lori Phillips began experimenting with...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 15, 2014 at 5:24 pm | 11 comments | 8499 Views


Atherton resident dies in homebuilt-plane crash

Atherton resident and attorney Gary Lampert, 58, died after his experimental aircraft caught fire and crashed north of an...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl Martina, on Jul 19, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 11 comments | 8498 Views


Drug dealer sentenced to 6 years for fatal fentanyl overdose

A man who sold the powerful narcotic fentanyl to a woman who later died was sentenced to six years and eight months of jail...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2020
Last comment by Confusing, on Feb 27, 2020 at 4:40 pm | 5 comments | 8498 Views


After trustee questions, school district decides not to renew contract with controversial law firm

When the school board replaced a controversial law firm Lozano Smith in 2017, board members expected their former attorneys...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by Toast, on Sep 6, 2019 at 6:40 pm | 41 comments | 8497 Views


Editorial: The ridiculed registry

When Palo Alto launched a business "registry" more than a year ago, the goal was to collect useful information about who...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on May 1, 2016 at 9:59 pm | 16 comments | 8496 Views


Virginia Chang Kiraly Earns Endorsement from The Stanford Review


Original post made by Jerome Encinas on Oct. 26, 2006
There are no comments yet. 8496 Views


Third East Palo Alto homicide in the past week

Another young person has died after being shot multiple times in East Palo Alto on Tuesday, July 19, police said. The shooting...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Sekou Black, on Jul 28, 2011 at 2:45 am | 25 comments | 8495 Views


Algebra for all 8th graders


Original post made by Elementary Parent on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Aug 28, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 47 comments | 8493 Views


Lucile Packard rebrands itself as Stanford Children's Health

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is re-branding itself as part of Stanford Children's Health, a network dedicated...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 21, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 6 comments | 8491 Views


NASA rover lands on Mars

The rover Curiosity landed on Mars Sunday night shortly before 10:30 p.m., according to NASA officials. Its two-year mission...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Aug 7, 2012 at 1:26 am | 9 comments | 8491 Views


Kindergarten Readiness Act of 2008


Original post made by Michelle Yee on Apr. 20, 2007
Last comment by Tired of push-push-push, on Apr 22, 2007 at 10:13 pm | 10 comments | 8488 Views
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