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With preschool's closure, Ravenswood families to face child care gap

Parents of the 140 students enrolled in the Ravenswood school district's Child Development Center (CDC) will be scrambling...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2018
Last comment by Questions, on Mar 3, 2018 at 3:56 pm | 12 comments | 8460 Views


Cal. Ave. businesses are feeling the pain — and waiting for the gain

Ten months into the construction of a parking garage in the California Avenue business district in Palo Alto, business owners...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by Merchant, on Feb 9, 2020 at 3:53 pm | 14 comments | 8459 Views


After political slugfest, council backs away from lame-duck appointments

Facing public criticism and a bitter split in its own ranks, the Palo Alto City Council on Monday dropped its contentious...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Dec 17, 2020 at 10:58 am | 31 comments | 8459 Views


Violent robbery leaves Stanford student unconscious, cashless

A group of men robbed three Stanford University students on Sunday, knocking one of the students unconscious before fleeing...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Feb 15, 2020 at 6:10 pm | 11 comments | 8459 Views


An Alternative View: Think about helping others in our coronavirus-affected area

In these dire times, as people are really worried about getting the coronavirus, it seems we all are potential targets, ready...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2020
Last comment by charles reilly, on Apr 6, 2020 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 8459 Views


Palo Alto man dies in Tahoe plane crash

A Palo Alto pilot was killed and his wife was injured after their private plane crashed in a wooded area in South Lake Tahoe...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Sad News, on Jul 25, 2013 at 11:25 pm | 16 comments | 8458 Views


Melissa Baten Caswell

After serving for almost a decade on the Palo Alto Board of Education, Melissa Baten Caswell didn't initially plan to run...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 13, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 8458 Views


C is for Craft opens in downtown Palo Alto

Rita Whitney, a mother of one very active 2-and-a-half-year-old girl, always carries paper, crayons and other art supplies...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by Annie, on Apr 30, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 7 comments | 8458 Views


Common Ground Garden's Edible Garden Tour expands beyond Palo Alto

Common Ground Garden presents the 2015 Edible Garden Tour on Saturday, July 18. The event showcases 18 local gardens, such...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
There are no comments yet. 8457 Views


Caltrain, rail agency accede to Palo Alto protest

Faced with outrage and confusion from Palo Alto and other Peninsula cities, the Caltrain board of directors has revised its...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by agum, on Apr 7, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 63 comments | 8455 Views


Palo Alto plots greener future at Sustainability Summit

Car-free corridors, a carbon tax and a charging station for every power-starved vehicle. Solar panels, smart meters galore...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by An Engineer, on Jan 27, 2016 at 4:44 pm | 15 comments | 8455 Views


Comments/reactions from MI meeting?


Original post made by Tyler Hanley on May. 31, 2007
Last comment by Briones parent, on Jun 5, 2007 at 11:39 pm | 84 comments | 8455 Views


School district to address misreported graduation requirements

The Palo Alto school district is taking a closer look at how some students have been wrongly classified as not meeting the...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2019
Last comment by me too, on Mar 27, 2019 at 12:30 pm | 18 comments | 8455 Views


Frank Lobdell, artist and former Stanford professor, dies at 92

Frank Lobdell, a notable Bay Area abstract expressionist artist and former Stanford University professor, died on Dec. 14...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cid Young, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 8455 Views


Committee to focus on vision for Palo Alto

They came to the Mitchell Park Library from different neighborhoods, backgrounds and ideological corners to work toward a...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Jul 17, 2015 at 11:24 am | 33 comments | 8455 Views


City wants Stanford expansions to create 'village' feel


Original post made on May. 7, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 9, 2008 at 12:44 pm | 11 comments | 8454 Views


Man arrested in Vallejo kidnapping suspected in Palo Alto case

Matthew Daniel Muller, the man who was recently arrested in the bizarre kidnapping of a Vallejo woman, is a suspect in a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Math Queen, on Jul 15, 2015 at 1:55 pm | 4 comments | 8454 Views


Electronic tracking leads to arrest at Palo Alto CVS

Palo Alto police credit electronic tracking systems for leading to the arrest of an alleged car thief at Town & Country Village...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by old days, on Jun 23, 2014 at 11:08 am | 10 comments | 8454 Views


Grief and legacy: Mining memories helps retiree clarify what's important to do now

After the death two years ago of her husband, Susan Vogel could not bear to listen to the violin string quartets they had...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Mar 9, 2015 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 8453 Views


Days before graduation, Gunn students grieve

What should have been a day for Gunn High School seniors to sign yearbooks and recall happy memories from the past four years...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by GunnJunior, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 26 comments | 8453 Views
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