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Weekly, Palo Alto Online named 'best in state'

The Palo Alto Weekly was honored Saturday as best large newsweekly in California and as the best news...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by FatCat, on May 1, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 11 comments | 8983 Views


Under new leadership, Ravenswood to start school consolidation process

The Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto is starting to discuss consolidating schools -- a process that's sure...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Aug 29, 2019 at 9:38 pm | 17 comments | 8982 Views


New transportation chief looks to raise resident engagement

For years, Palo Alto leaders have talked about the need to launch new transportation initiatives, only to see their plans...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Someone should investigate, on Oct 27, 2019 at 7:18 pm | 34 comments | 8981 Views


District plan sets goals for learning-disabled and other students

A state-mandated plan that aims to help underperforming Palo Alto students but could benefit all students was praised by...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Just Sayin', on May 24, 2014 at 10:47 am | 12 comments | 8981 Views


Around Town

NOTE TO DESIGNER: Photo to attach above first item in Upfront folder. Give courtesy to Whitney Ludeen. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 21, 2019 at 10:59 am | 1 comment | 8981 Views


Gunn graduates look back at a year of resilience and crucial life lessons

Wearing masks along with their caps and gowns, the members of Gunn High's Class of 2021 reflected on the challenges and triumphs...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 8980 Views


Program for disabled parking moves ahead

Proposals to solve Palo Alto's notorious parking problems always cause a stir. So even after the Planning and Transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Oct 11, 2013 at 8:00 am | 11 comments | 8979 Views


Gunn senior Jin Pan among Intel contest finalists

Gunn High School senior Jin Pan said he got hooked on science when he took Casey O'Connell's honors chemistry class his sophomore...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Misha, on Jan 26, 2012 at 9:38 pm | 5 comments | 8979 Views


New parking initiatives set to roll out in downtown

Palo Alto's newest parking-permit program is expected to bring a measure of relief to downtown residents who have seen their...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by @Downtown resident, on Aug 17, 2015 at 8:53 pm | 5 comments | 8978 Views


Stanford professor shares Nobel prize in economics

Stanford University professor Guido W. Imbens was one of two Bay Area professors who were named Nobel laureates in economics...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 8978 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 | 8976 Views


Guest opinion: Our housing crisis calls for regional cooperation

The housing crisis in our communities is both an economic challenge and a threat to sustainability. It is defined by the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Sep 6, 2016 at 2:47 pm | 32 comments | 8975 Views


Proposed Sherman Avenue development stirs anxieties in Palo Alto

A developer's plan to build a three-story building next to Sarah Wallis Park in the rapidly changing California Avenue business...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Property Owner at Birch Court, on Jan 31, 2015 at 11:30 pm | 41 comments | 8974 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 | 8974 Views


Palo Alto police officer disciplined for texting photo of 'scantily clad' arrestee

A Palo Alto police officer faced disciplinary actions from the department earlier this year for texting to another officer...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 1, 2014 at 8:17 pm | 15 comments | 8974 Views


Opinion: Local campaign donations and expenditures: Enough already

The ability to market yourself and your ideas is essential as a candidate for elected office. But in a city the size of Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 15, 2021 at 6:40 pm | 45 comments | 8974 Views


Fearing 'election theft in progress,' Eshoo shows support for Postal Service

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, held a press conference on Tuesday morning to address what she labeled as the Trump...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2020
Last comment by mauricio, on Aug 26, 2020 at 11:50 am | 26 comments | 8974 Views


Editorial: Rescind, replace and approve

The Palo Alto Board of Education will make two important decisions next Tuesday night, and both will say a lot about what...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by PTA Member, on Feb 25, 2017 at 12:40 pm | 8 comments | 8973 Views


Atherton: Criminal details emerge about man who owned home with buried car

As forensic experts examine a car found buried on the grounds of a $15 million property in Atherton that may contain human...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Nov 1, 2022 at 4:50 pm | 4 comments | 8973 Views


Join Palo Alto's Relay for Life, August 19-20


Original post made by Theresa Carey on Jul. 12, 2006
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