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North Palo Alto residents ramp up traffic battle

About 70 Crescent Park residents met with Palo Alto police and transportation officials on Jan. 18 to discuss how to end...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2018
Last comment by Donster, on Feb 5, 2018 at 6:37 pm | 66 comments | 8940 Views


Closing the achievement gap, one student at a time

Can one-on-one, targeted tutoring provided to disadvantaged students in their very first years of school help reduce the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Nov 4, 2015 at 7:07 pm | 30 comments | 8939 Views


Dancing the night away

The music of the Argentine tango filled the air Thursday night at the Campus for Jewish Life in south Palo Alto. Photos by...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Chantal, on Jul 8, 2010 at 5:34 pm | 3 comments | 8938 Views


Cory Wolbach jumps into Palo Alto's council race

Seeking to bring a fresh voice to Palo Alto's simmering debate over growth and development, Sen. Jerry Hill's staff member...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 25, 2014 at 11:25 am | 37 comments | 8937 Views


Palo Alto raises minimum wage

Palo Alto will have a minimum wage of $11 an hour starting next year thanks to a law that the City Council unanimously passed...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Garden Gnome, on Aug 26, 2015 at 12:00 pm | 29 comments | 8936 Views


Op-ed: Vote no on Measure D

We are against high-density rezoning in residential neighborhoods, particularly by the Planned Community process, which creates...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Vote AGAINST D, on Oct 12, 2013 at 7:03 pm | 116 comments | 8934 Views


Palo Alto superintendent to convene achievement gap advisory committee

During a live call-in show Wednesday evening, Palo Alto Superintendent Max McGee announced the launch of a minority achievement...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Legal Bills, on Oct 11, 2014 at 4:21 pm | 25 comments | 8934 Views


Looking for a good summer read ...


Original post made by Jocelyn Dong on Jun. 2, 2006
Last comment by Allen Podell, on Jun 19, 2006 at 10:21 pm | 14 comments | 8934 Views


Charleston 'safer, better' after lane changes


Original post made on May. 13, 2008
Last comment by Saul, on May 21, 2008 at 7:49 am | 19 comments | 8933 Views


At Castilleja meeting, a call to 'reset' the project

Residents who oppose Castilleja School's proposed expansion and even some who support the school told Castilleja officials...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Just Curious, on Jun 14, 2017 at 10:45 pm | 37 comments | 8933 Views


Stanford to launch new youth mental health services

Stanford Children’s Health and Lucile Packard Children’'s Hospital will be addressing in 2017 what they describe as "immediate...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Mama Bear, on Dec 29, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 13 comments | 8932 Views


Edgewood Plaza's Fresh Market burglarized

Palo Alto police arrested two men on Feb. 20 for their alleged involvement in a late-night burglary of The Fresh Market on...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by cincy, on Feb 28, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 21 comments | 8931 Views


Barron Park neighborhood outraged over donkey attack

Barron Park's beloved donkeys have been attacked by a dog for the second time. The donkeys, Perry and Miner Forty Niner,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Odo, on Nov 19, 2012 at 11:13 pm | 75 comments | 8931 Views


Editorial: A tipping point for school board?

Faced with a mess largely of their own making, Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly and the school board sought this week...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Misha, on Jun 25, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 29 comments | 8930 Views


Store owner: Missing woman seemed incapacitated

The last person believed to have seen Palo Alto resident Wamaitha Kaboga-Miller before she vanished on Aug. 17 said the 66-year-old...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2018
Last comment by eileen , on Aug 31, 2018 at 9:55 pm | 3 comments | 8928 Views


State unveils new criteria and system for countywide reopenings

A color-coded, four-level tier system will replace the state's COVID-19 watchlist in an effort to create a "more stringent,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2020
Last comment by Facts and Figures, on Sep 1, 2020 at 10:10 pm | 9 comments | 8928 Views


Feature story: Living large

Some Palo Altans are bucking the trends, opting to raise large families in a world where small is considered beautiful --...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 23, 2012 at 11:30 pm | 43 comments | 8927 Views


Fourteen plead not guilty to gang indictments

Fourteen defendants, indicted in March for crimes related to their alleged involvement with East Palo Alto gangs, pleaded...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:05 pm | 5 comments | 8927 Views


Agilent, HP companies strike back at Stanford lawsuit

Silicon Valley firms Agilent Technologies and HP companies filed a 20-page response to Stanford's Feb. 23 lawsuit and a counterclaim...

Original post made on May. 4, 2018
Last comment by John Dough, on May 8, 2018 at 7:55 am | 4 comments | 8927 Views


Key ingredient for opening a restaurant in Palo Alto? Patience.

The City of Palo Alto has streamlined its processes to help new businesses open more quickly, but some restaurateurs say...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2014
Last comment by Time is of the Essence, on Jul 6, 2015 at 4:31 pm | 6 comments | 8926 Views
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