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Junior Museum bald eagle returns home

A large bald eagle from the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo, who had flown to the Menlo Park area on Saturday, returned to...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 26, 2013 at 7:42 pm | 18 comments | 8731 Views


Community reunites at Moonlight Run & Walk

The annual Moonlight Run & Walk, a beloved Palo Alto tradition held under the full harvest moon, resumed in person at the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2021
Last comment by akohrman, on Sep 19, 2021 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 8731 Views


Still have questions about California's composting law? Here's what you need to know.

Many Bay Area cities and counties already had composting ordinances before SB 1383 became law in January. So are people supposed...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jul 27, 2022 at 3:07 pm | 6 comments | 8730 Views


Police chief says use of force is 'very rare.' Critics are not convinced.

Facing numerous allegations of excessive force by local police officers, Palo Alto Police Chief Robert Jonsen assured the...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 26, 2020 at 9:56 am | 13 comments | 8729 Views


Gunn grads celebrate individuality, kindness over competition

Amid the cheers, air horns and applause, the take-away message for Gunn High School class of 2014 graduates was: strive to...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by musical, on May 30, 2014 at 12:05 am | 11 comments | 8729 Views


Students ask: What's it like to be me?

The hallways, courtyard and rooms of the Palo Alto Art Center were given over last Friday evening to poignant, uninhibited...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by curious, on Mar 30, 2015 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 8728 Views


Upset with Google's leadership, tech employees launch a workforce union to fight back

A coalition of employees working for Google parent company Alphabet and its subsidiaries announced Monday that they have...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2021
Last comment by Common Sense Speaks, on Jan 25, 2021 at 10:09 pm | 10 comments | 8728 Views


Man alleges excessive force, civil rights violations by Palo Alto police

A Los Altos Hills man is charging that Palo Alto police officers used excessive force and violated his civil rights in connection...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by KP, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:34 am | 13 comments | 8727 Views


Palo Alto police arrest three people for burglary

Three people from Albania were arrested Thursday, Dec. 27, on commercial burglary and conspiracy charges at the Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 8726 Views


Stanford win in Big Game means big game in December

The Stanford football team received a pleasant surprise Saturday. In addition to beating visiting California, 63-13, in the...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2013
Last comment by gambler, on Nov 23, 2013 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 8726 Views


Around Town: COVID-19 survivor meets man who received her convalescent plasma

In the latest Around Town column, news about two COVID-19 survivors connected through a donation of convalescent plasma,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2020
There are no comments yet. 8726 Views


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Original post made on May. 7, 2008
Last comment by Color red, on May 7, 2008 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 8725 Views


Council set to revive -- and revise -- contentious zoning tool

After more than a year of hibernation, Palo Alto's most controversial zoning process is preparing to roar back to life. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by imby, on Aug 26, 2015 at 8:13 am | 37 comments | 8724 Views


How the U.S. Air Force fought suicide, and we can, too

As a parent of three, including a Gunn student and a Terman student, I shared the sense of grief, concern and helplessness...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2010
Last comment by Midtown Parent, on Apr 27, 2010 at 11:30 pm | 18 comments | 8724 Views


Dog owners rush to get pets vaccinated

Two forms of canine influenza have rapidly spread up the San Francisco peninsula in the last few weeks, prompting dog owners...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2018
Last comment by Donald Steele, on Mar 8, 2018 at 4:08 am | 4 comments | 8724 Views


Stanford panel lays out drought-survival strategies

As the state's drought deepens, Stanford University's water conservation efforts and strategies for expanding water resources...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by resient 1, on Mar 12, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 4 comments | 8724 Views


Building a community where everyone matters

Faith leaders urge a combined effort to create a community where everyone matters and people take time to express that in...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Sep 4, 2009 at 10:49 am | 14 comments | 8723 Views


Snapshots from the neighborhoods' vaults

The spiderweb gauntlet leading to Aki Ueno's front door on the 1100 block of Hamilton Avenue is enough to make anyone's skin...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Springs at Chandler AZ, on Oct 31, 2016 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 8723 Views


Palo Alto plans major revamp of Fire Department

Firefighters are typically associated in the popular imagination with burning buildings, wildfires and disaster response....

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 10, 2012 at 11:37 am | 32 comments | 8722 Views


Caltrain swaps out old cars for larger ones to avoid overcrowding

Starting today, Caltrain will be replacing some of its trains with larger trains capable of accommodating more passengers,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Martin Sommer, on Aug 2, 2016 at 4:43 am | 16 comments | 8722 Views
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