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Locavore hot spot

Local Union 271 opened in early April in downtown Palo Alto. It's spacious, communal, loud, open long hours -- and the food...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by local foodie, on May 2, 2016 at 10:55 am | 4 comments | 8846 Views


Changes coming to California Avenue

This video about proposed changes to Palo Alto's California Avenue was produced by Palo Alto resident Roland Vogl -- a graduate...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Former Vice Mayor Palo Alto, on Jan 15, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 47 comments | 8845 Views


Feds indict pair for mortgage fraud

A local mortgage broker has been indicted and faces 760 years in federal prison for defrauding banks in a loan scheme that...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by WhetherMan, on Sep 15, 2014 at 11:45 am | 8 comments | 8845 Views


Overall school-bond tax bills to rise 19.5 percent

Property owners in the Palo Alto school district will see higher tax bills following school board approval last week of a...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:02 am | 44 comments | 8844 Views


Palo Alto man drowns in Utah's Lake Powell

A man who drowned in Lake Powell in Utah on Thursday while rescuing his children from the water has been identified by the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2021
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 9, 2021 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 8844 Views


New cost estimate for high-speed rail puts California bullet train $100 billion in the red

A new High-Speed Rail Authority report projects costs for the initial segment at $35 billion, which exceeds secured funding...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2023
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Mar 14, 2023 at 9:13 pm | 8 comments | 8844 Views


Stanford students' dream of women's shelter now a reality

For a dozen homeless women staying at the new Hotel de Zink Women's Shelter, sleeping at night now feels much safer. The...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Ricardo Pinho, on May 15, 2012 at 1:10 am | 7 comments | 8844 Views


New vision for Caltrain corridor in Palo Alto speeds ahead

Safer rail crossings and better east-west corridors throughout Palo Alto should rank among the city's highest transportation...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by rh, on Jun 3, 2012 at 9:59 pm | 25 comments | 8843 Views


Strength and service: Retiring fire chief reflects on his 40-year career in the community

Harold Schapelhouman almost didn't become a Menlo Park firefighter. At 20, the chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2021
Last comment by pat, on Jul 24, 2021 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 8843 Views


Commission candidates present plans for rundown library system


Original post made on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 16, 2007 at 9:14 pm | 24 comments | 8842 Views


195 Page Mill headed for possible lawsuit, again


Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Curious, on Aug 29, 2008 at 5:36 pm | 97 comments | 8842 Views


Morrissey-Compton relocates to Redwood City

The Morrissey-Compton Educational Center, a Palo Alto nonprofit assisting children and adults with learning disabilities,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Dougall, on Jun 18, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 8 comments | 8842 Views


Ohlone Elementary principal announces retirement

The latest in a flurry of leadership changes for the Palo Alto school district comes from Ohlone Elementary School, where...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Mediocrity, on May 4, 2017 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 8841 Views


Palo Alto traffic stop yields arrest for pimping

Following an early morning traffic stop on Jan. 29, Palo Alto police arrested a man for pimping, pandering, identity theft,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by rick, on Feb 6, 2015 at 3:08 am | 5 comments | 8841 Views


With election integrity at top of mind, what is Santa Clara County doing to keep your votes secure?

Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters Shannon Bushey acknowledged concerns that have been raised about election security...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Oct 16, 2020 at 9:04 am | 9 comments | 8841 Views


Commission seeks more police-building options


Original post made on Aug. 23, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 2, 2007 at 6:16 pm | 26 comments | 8840 Views


Ban on car dwelling heads to City Council

Palo Alto's status as the only city in the area to allow living in vehicles could end on July 25, when the City Council is...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Edgarpoet, on Aug 29, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 47 comments | 8840 Views


Laptop stolen from Packard Hospital

A laptop computer that might have contained limited medical information on pediatric patients has been stolen from a secure...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by J. Cierra, on Jun 15, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 26 comments | 8840 Views


where's the script?


Original post made by Lori on Jul. 5, 2006
Last comment by Danny, on Jul 22, 2006 at 1:43 am | 1 comment | 8840 Views


Special meeting set to address Lytton Plaza delays

Seeking to break ground on Lytton Plaza as soon as possible without violating a local law, City Manager James Keene hopes...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 15, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 60 comments | 8839 Views
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