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Palo Alto embraces new vision for public art

In an effort to encourage more streetscape whimsy and greatly expand the city's eclectic collection of murals and sculptures,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2016
Last comment by Megan , on Aug 26, 2016 at 11:08 am | 15 comments | 8866 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 | 8865 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 | 8865 Views


Palo Alto to explore new laws to protect renters

Fresh off adopting an emergency law that offers relocation assistance to low-income tenants facing eviction, the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2018
Last comment by Me 2, on Sep 10, 2018 at 8:50 pm | 36 comments | 8865 Views


Police investigate 2 armed robberies that took place within 25-minute span

Palo Alto police are investigating two armed robberies that took place within a 25-minute span on Monday night, April 17....

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2023
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Apr 21, 2023 at 8:56 pm | 22 comments | 8865 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 | 8864 Views


PAUSD VP Barb Mitchell falsely accuses OCR of interviewing students without parental consent

Palo Alto school board vice president Barbara Mitchell on Sunday escalated her attack on the US Department of Education's...

Original post made by Curious on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by spectator at large, on Jul 22, 2013 at 8:35 pm | 28 comments | 8864 Views


Ban on vehicle dwelling back on the table

After balking last year, Palo Alto is now once again pursuing a new law that would make it illegal for people to live in...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by PAmom33, on May 22, 2013 at 8:16 pm | 66 comments | 8864 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 | 8863 Views


For love of a lute

Doris Williams was raised in the birthplace of General Motors, but the culture she experienced at home in and around Flint,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by Carol, on May 23, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 2 comments | 8863 Views


No quick fixes for downtown's parking woes

With downtown residents up in arms about a shortage of parking spots on their blocks, Palo Alto officials approved on Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by infrequent, on Nov 16, 2012 at 10:58 am | 30 comments | 8863 Views


These students are using augmented reality to honor Chanel Miller's words on the Stanford campus

A group of Stanford University students are using augmented reality to restore Chanel Miller's voice to a campus memorial....

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2019
Last comment by Never leave yourself at the mercy of others, on Oct 1, 2019 at 11:40 am | 11 comments | 8862 Views


please don't park on the street on street sweeping days

Work crews try to sweep city streets once a week during the fall and winter. Unfortunately, scofflaws parking on the street...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by , on Nov 20, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 8861 Views


Palo Alto's Davante Adams completes a football circle

When Tony Kelly became a receivers coach for the Palo Alto High School football team in 2010, Davante Adams was known more...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Midtown Mom, on Jun 29, 2016 at 8:17 pm | 4 comments | 8860 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 | 8860 Views


Health care advocate and architect chosen for Athena honors

The two women selected as Palo Alto's most influential leaders by the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce have dedicated countless...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2018
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 10, 2018 at 11:22 pm | 30 comments | 8860 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 | 8860 Views


Lackadaisical library admin

Four years ago the city auditor suggested hiring a collection agency for unpaid library fines. $300,000 is due now, and they...

Original post made by $300,000 on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Library Hound, on Feb 28, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 11 comments | 8859 Views


Palo Alto Utilities tries to keep pace with technological change

When Palo Alto's founding fathers decided more than a century ago to launch a municipal utility, they could hardly have imagined...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 21, 2018 at 2:23 pm | 13 comments | 8859 Views


How bad is the drug problem at Palo Alto high schools?

Rylan Fuchs, a good looking, white, 17 year old high school student in Danville, was shot and killed this week apparently...

Original post made by Sarah on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by rick, on Apr 29, 2009 at 8:17 am | 33 comments | 8859 Views
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