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Editorial: Shrinking the council

With most City Council members expressing mixed feelings, a bare 5-4 majority decided Monday night that Palo Alto voters...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Politico, on Jun 23, 2014 at 11:09 pm | 31 comments | 8767 Views


District log reveals reports, complaints of discrimination

As of Dec. 1, the Palo Alto school district has logged nearly 100 reports related to sexual and racial misconduct, harassment...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Hmm, on Jan 6, 2018 at 1:14 am | 14 comments | 8767 Views


As Palo Alto lags on climate change goals, residents urge bold action

Five years after Palo Alto adopted a goal of cutting emissions by 80% by 2030, the city continues to lag well behind its...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2021
Last comment by Annette, on Dec 21, 2021 at 6:31 am | 30 comments | 8767 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 | 8767 Views


If you haven't turned 70 yet, don't retire

Want to retire more comfortably? Work longer. Read the full story here

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 5, 2019 at 11:15 am | 9 comments | 8767 Views


Council candidate denounces labor backing

As Palo Alto continues its heated negotiations with the Service Employees International Union, one City Council candidate...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Oct 11, 2009 at 11:29 am | 79 comments | 8766 Views


Stanford construction site could be in violation of city law

Stanford University is violating a city nuisance ordinance that prohibits storing building materials on a site where construction...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 19, 2019 at 4:33 pm | 30 comments | 8766 Views


Grocery prices

I am curious about grocery price comparisons. How do Piazza, Safeway, TraderJoes & MollieStones compare? Are Piazza prices...

Original post made by Joe on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Rez, on Jul 2, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 33 comments | 8766 Views


Palo Alto High principal reflects on 'egg wars'

Eleven Palo Alto High School students were suspended and about seven more received "consequences" for participating in an...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 21, 2009 at 5:50 am | 136 comments | 8765 Views


Air traffic noise increasing

Am I the only one noticing an increase in air traffic noise from SFO? SFO noise abatement doesn't seem to include Palo Alto....

Original post made by Tired of the Noise? on Jul. 1, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 22, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 49 comments | 8762 Views


The Battle for City Hall: The Incumbents

When Karen Holman, Greg Scharff and Nancy Shepherd took their oaths of office five years ago, budget deficits, the future...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by sea REDDY, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:59 am | 5 comments | 8762 Views


Developer seeks a pass from Palo Alto's retail law

The city's retail-preservation ordinance will be put to the test on Aug. 14, when the City Council will consider giving an...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Exceptions galore, on Aug 5, 2017 at 1:15 pm | 26 comments | 8762 Views


Palo Alto's 'Yes on A' parcel tax campaign raises more than $88K

With less than a week left until Election Day, the campaign in support of Palo Alto schools parcel tax Measure A has raised...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Greenacres, on May 3, 2015 at 2:47 am | 77 comments | 8762 Views


Busted sprinkler head leaves Old Pro sports bar with significant water damage

A busted sprinkler head at Old Pro sports bar in downtown Palo Alto gushed out enough water to force out customers and employees...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 25, 2019 at 3:23 pm | 7 comments | 8762 Views


Palo Alto broadens law to help evicted tenants

In an abrupt change of course, the Palo Alto City Council approved on Monday night a law ensuring that tenants facing eviction...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by There's More to the Picture, on Sep 19, 2018 at 2:45 pm | 23 comments | 8761 Views


Photo gallery: Palo Alto Festival of the Arts


Original post made on Aug. 23, 2007
Last comment by M, on Aug 25, 2007 at 7:38 pm | 8 comments | 8761 Views


Who's running in Newsom recall? Politicians, activists, Californians of all stripes

Forty-six candidates are running in California's second recall election for governor. They include politicians, activists...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by No heat, on Aug 26, 2021 at 4:01 pm | 2 comments | 8760 Views


Shop Talk: Palo Alto loses iconic Phyllis Boutique, Round Table Pizza

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the departure of two longtime Palo Alto businesses -- Phyliss Boutique and Round...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2019
There are no comments yet. 8760 Views


Salary hikes approved for Palo Alto council members

In the latest sign of the city's growing economic fortunes, the Palo Alto City Council agreed on Tuesday night to raise the...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 22, 2015 at 10:23 pm | 22 comments | 8759 Views


Palo Alto defers master plan for Fry's site

Palo Alto officials rarely turn down grant funding but they made an exception on Monday night when they agreed not to launch...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto , on Jun 29, 2015 at 9:18 am | 13 comments | 8759 Views
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