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Council urged to 'go big' on housing

Go big on housing. That's the message that about a hundred Palo Alto residents delivered to the City Council on Monday --...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on May 22, 2016 at 10:38 am | 92 comments | 8857 Views


Palo Alto eager to start work on new bike bridge over Adobe Creek

After years of delays, debates and design revisions, Palo Alto is preparing to break ground on a new bike bridge over U.S....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2019
Last comment by @Richard, on Jun 25, 2019 at 5:26 pm | 33 comments | 8857 Views


District eyes expansion of student research program

Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee is hoping to expand a longtime student-research program at Palo Alto High School...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Aug 12, 2015 at 10:35 pm | 53 comments | 8856 Views


Police officers defer $800,000 in raises

In a move that will save Palo Alto about $800,000 during bleak financial times, the city's police union has voted to defer...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Not important, on Dec 10, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 84 comments | 8855 Views


Palo Alto looks to streetlights to address wireless needs

As Palo Alto's voracious appetite for wireless data continues to grow, local streetlight and utility poles are transforming...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by Peninsula Commuter, on Aug 26, 2017 at 11:09 pm | 25 comments | 8855 Views


Editorial: Our reporting on arrests

At age 19, Joe Smith, home from college and enjoying catching up with some old high school friends the night after Thanksgiving...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Oct 17, 2017 at 8:22 am | 6 comments | 8854 Views


Facebook moving to Menlo Park--College Terrace happy

Today's (January 5th) Daily Post has an article about Facebook and it's relationship with the neighbors in College Terrace....

Original post made by Too Much Traffic on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by palo altan, on Jan 8, 2011 at 9:16 pm | 19 comments | 8853 Views


Students return to campus for new school year

Students at Palo Alto Unified School District's five middle and high schools started a new year on Wednesday, the first relatively...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2021
Last comment by Gustavo Woltmann, on Sep 13, 2021 at 11:32 pm | 7 comments | 8852 Views


Hot lunch program to resume downtown service

The senior hot lunch program La Comida is expanding into a temporary, trial location in downtown Palo Alto this year as the...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by neighbor, on Jan 9, 2019 at 10:29 am | 5 comments | 8851 Views


Chilling recordings relate plane-crash fears

Two audio recordings of communications between air-traffic controllers reveal rising anxiety and a tense exchange as the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Stan Faust, on May 4, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 66 comments | 8850 Views


Facelift planned for popular Eleanor Pardee Park

It's been the site of controversy due to limb-dropping eucalyptus trees and a public restroom that some residents feared...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2012
Last comment by Michelle, on Aug 13, 2012 at 1:23 pm | 22 comments | 8850 Views


Palo Alto looks past harassment allegations, inks new deal with Downtown Streets Team

Setting aside their concerns about numerous allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against top executives at the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2020
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 11, 2020 at 11:47 am | 11 comments | 8850 Views


New 'performing-arts center' approved for Paly

Groundbreaking for a state-of-the-art "performing-arts center" at Palo Alto High School is planned for the summer of 2013....

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Kevin, on Feb 17, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 29 comments | 8849 Views


Editorial: Eight is enough

The Palo Alto school district has a rare opportunity to put a term limit measure on this November's ballot without it being...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jan 22, 2018 at 4:49 pm | 10 comments | 8849 Views


For the love of sandwiches

In the noontime line at Ike's Place at Stanford University, a line that curves around the spacious, light-filled Forbes Family...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Will, on Feb 7, 2011 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 8849 Views


Gunn High teacher Greer Stone joins race for City Council

Greer Stone, a Gunn High School history teacher and former chair of the Palo Alto's Human Relations Commission, has joined...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 8, 2020 at 12:51 pm | 39 comments | 8848 Views


Dr. David Druker of PAMF dies at home Friday

David Druker, M.D., president and CEO of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation and a longtime practicing physician, died at his...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 27, 2010 at 5:32 am | 5 comments | 8848 Views


San Ramon Valley High principal accepts job at Palo Alto Unified

San Ramon Valley High School principal Jason Krolikowski has announced that he will be leaving the Danville school after...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2020
Last comment by Bruce W, on Sep 7, 2020 at 3:15 pm | 8 comments | 8847 Views


Girl, 9, drowns in pool in Menlo Park

A 9-year-old girl died Tuesday night as a result of a drowning at an apartment community pool in the 300 block of Sharon...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by tragic, on Jul 27, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 11 comments | 8847 Views


Liz Kniss to run for Palo Alto City Council

After a decade-long hiatus, Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss launched her quest to return to local politics Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Jan 14, 2012 at 9:31 am | 43 comments | 8846 Views
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