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VIDEO: Palo Alto celebrates May Fete Parade

The 90th annual May Fete Parade marched through downtown Palo Alto Saturday, May 5, as an array of group floats, musicians,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 8, 2012 at 5:57 pm | 5 comments | 11940 Views


Want to get to know your local candidates? Here's a list of election debates, forums

We've compiled a list of local election debates and forums taking place virtually for Midpeninsula voters ahead of the Nov....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2020
Last comment by Sheri, on Sep 14, 2020 at 12:32 pm | 4 comments | 11939 Views


Lydia Kou announces bid for City Council

Lydia Kou, a longtime neighborhood volunteer who in recent years has emerged as a leading critic of Palo Alto's land-use...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jul 18, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 44 comments | 11938 Views


New movie captures complexity of Steve Jobs, colleague says

"Steve Jobs," the movie that was written by Aaron Sorkin and opened in Palo Alto last week, artfully captures the character...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by @a, on Oct 23, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 18 comments | 11937 Views


Stanford wants 'educational' tax exemption for faculty homes

Stanford University is seeking to reduce its tax burden on two faculty houses by claiming they are used for educational purposes. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2022
Last comment by GHA, on Sep 20, 2022 at 10:45 pm | 25 comments | 11936 Views


Former Stanford student sentenced

A former Stanford University student was sentenced to four months in county jail after she pleaded no contest to disrupting...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
There are no comments yet. 11936 Views


Officials unveil first phase of San Francisquito Creek flood protection

Under dark clouds and an eventual downpour, public officials on Friday unveiled the completed first phase of San Francisquito...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2018
Last comment by A Duveneck resident, on Feb 4, 2019 at 4:05 pm | 21 comments | 11934 Views


Palo Alto looks to become a 'dementia-friendly city'

After living with a diagnosis of "mild cognitive impairment" for the past three years, Kitty Lynch has a few things she'd...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2018
Last comment by OR, on Mar 13, 2018 at 11:10 pm | 9 comments | 11934 Views


NASA researchers protest government shutdown

More than 70 NASA employees and their supporters gathered in front of Moffett Field's main gate on Wednesday to protest the...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by real numbers, on Oct 17, 2013 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 11933 Views


Police unveil social-media campaign against crime

The Palo Alto Police Department has launched a social-media campaign aimed at informing the public and fighting a recent...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 6, 2012 at 10:51 am | 18 comments | 11932 Views


Palo Alto looks to adopt safe-storage law for firearms

Gun owners in Palo Alto would be required to keep their firearms safely secured or face penalties under a new law that the...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Dec 17, 2020 at 11:11 am | 29 comments | 11932 Views


Mayor faces blowback from colleagues after declaring city's support for advancing Caltrain tax measure

The regional debate over funding for Caltrain swept through Palo Alto on Monday, when Mayor Adrian Fine submitted a letter...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 4, 2020 at 10:11 am | 69 comments | 11926 Views


Recreating Palo Alto's parks

Palo Alto's population is once again growing at higher-than-expected rates, prompting competing demands for recreation space....

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Apr 4, 2017 at 7:01 pm | 10 comments | 11925 Views


Renewable-energy plant debuts in north San Jose

A facility that can turn people's food scraps and yard trimmings into energy and compost opened in north San Jose Nov. 22,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Dec 2, 2013 at 2:27 am | 31 comments | 11923 Views


Transportation chief's outside job raises concerns

Since he became Palo Alto's chief transportation official in 2009, Jaime Rodriguez has been an energetic, assertive and at...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 26, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 76 comments | 11923 Views


Palo Alto school board backs increased parcel tax

All of the Palo Alto school board members expressed support Tuesday night for what they said is a much-needed financial injection...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jan 24, 2015 at 2:43 am | 60 comments | 11922 Views


Accused Buena Vista killer deemed too dangerous for bail

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge on Monday decided that a man accused of stabbing a fellow Buena Vista Mobile Home...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2019
Last comment by Since We're Neighbors..., on Jul 11, 2019 at 6:06 pm | 54 comments | 11922 Views


Newsom signs bill to strip badges from police officers who commit misconduct

In a major victory for advocates of police reform, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed on Thursday a bill that will allow the state...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2021
Last comment by What Will They Do Next, on Oct 2, 2021 at 7:54 am | 10 comments | 11916 Views


Palo Alto boys open old-school arcade

Almost every Saturday, a garage in the Leland Manor neighborhood transforms into old-school arcade, filled with classic...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2017
Last comment by Sue Allen, on Mar 6, 2017 at 12:00 pm | 15 comments | 11915 Views


Fire at Glass Slipper Inn in Palo Alto causes evacuation

The Glass Slipper Inn was evacuated Tuesday night after a fire broke out in a motel room, prompting a response from Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by inn, on Sep 9, 2016 at 12:24 am | 5 comments | 11914 Views
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