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Editorial: The retail quandary

The retail health of Palo Alto's various commercial districts has ebbed and flowed over the decades, influenced by economic...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by Suspicious, on Feb 14, 2017 at 8:10 am | 8 comments | 8776 Views


Edgewood developer sues over fines

Attorneys for an Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center developer filed an appeal in Santa Clara County Superior Court on Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Paul, on May 9, 2017 at 8:26 am | 43 comments | 8776 Views


Christopher Dawes of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford to retire

Christopher Dawes has announced his retirement as president and CEO of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2018
Last comment by Former Unit Clerk, on Mar 21, 2018 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 8776 Views


Khoury's Market set to open in College Terrace

Palo Alto shoppers won't have any trouble knowing which family is in charge of the new College Terrace supermarket. Khoury's...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 18, 2018 at 10:19 am | 18 comments | 8776 Views


Council to weigh controversial Marriott proposal

With Palo Alto's hotel boom in full effect, the City Council will consider on Monday the latest entrant into the crowded...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2015
Last comment by Abitarian, on Dec 7, 2015 at 4:12 pm | 31 comments | 8775 Views


Palo Alto eyes new ways to manage storm water

For decades, Palo Alto's storm drains have functioned like hidden highways, ferrying water away from local streets and into...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jul 7, 2016 at 7:53 pm | 18 comments | 8775 Views


Robotics builds community for Space Cookies girls

A 5-foot-tall, 120-pound, Frisbee-throwing contraption that was built by a group of Girl Scouts and is being pitted in competitions...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by concerned about your attitude, on Dec 2, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 2 comments | 8775 Views


Battle of the bookstores


Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by trudy, on Nov 11, 2007 at 7:34 am | 6 comments | 8774 Views


Stanford Health Care names new president and CEO

David Entwistle has been name the new president and CEO of Stanford Health Care, the organization announced Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Apr 17, 2016 at 7:35 am | 4 comments | 8774 Views


Gov. Sarah Palin is coming to Woodside


Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by toadstool, on Sep 18, 2008 at 12:21 am | 46 comments | 8774 Views


Stanford senior class will bow out as program's best ever

Linebacker Shayne Skov and his fellow seniors were recruited on the heels of Stanford's worst football season ever. It took...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Regan, on Dec 13, 2013 at 7:50 am | 2 comments | 8773 Views


Deaths from recent wildfire smoke could top 3K, Stanford researchers say

Smoke from wildfires on the West Coast may be responsible for more heart attacks, strokes and other conditions in recent...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2020
Last comment by Vincent, on Oct 19, 2020 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 8773 Views


Over the past year, Stanford and Santa Clara County clashed over numerous issues. Here are three key points of contention.

Stanford University and the county of Santa Clara took fundamentally opposing viewpoints on a few key development issues,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 13, 2019 at 12:34 pm | 8 comments | 8772 Views


Palo Alto to cut funding for planning, transportation as revenues drop

With the city's finances sputtering, Palo Alto plans to reduce planning staff, eliminate its shuttle program and turn to...

Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by Red, on May 22, 2020 at 1:39 pm | 26 comments | 8772 Views


Police search for man who assaulted woman on sidewalk

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who assaulted a woman while she was walking on the 2500 block of El Camino Real...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2018
Last comment by Another One Captured!, on Jan 3, 2019 at 6:14 pm | 51 comments | 8772 Views


Shooting hoax triggers massive police response

Someone impersonating a Palo Alto resident called police on Tuesday night and falsely reported he’d just shot his wife...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Novelera, on Jan 10, 2019 at 5:44 pm | 16 comments | 8772 Views


Competition heats up in race for new state Senate district

To the average Peninsula voter, Brisbane and Sunnyvale have little in common. The former is a small, industrial suburb on...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Fido, on May 24, 2012 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 8772 Views


New approach needed for College Terrace grocery store

My family has been connected with the JJ&F Food Store brothers since the late 1940s, when they learned the trade at my mother's...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 14, 2018 at 8:42 am | 57 comments | 8771 Views


Family donates $1 million to develop youth mental health resources

The family of a Palo Alto man who died by suicide in October 2021 has made a $1 million donation to create a scholarship...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on May 20, 2022 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 8771 Views


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 | 8771 Views
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