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East Palo Alto girl, 6, killed on her way to school

A 6-year-old girl was killed Wednesday morning (Sept. 28), the second traffic fatality in less than three hours within a...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by reckless drivers, on Sep 30, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 42 comments | 4753 Views


Tiffany necklace, iPads reported stolen from Jobs' home

The home of the late Steve Jobs, Apple's iconic co-founder, became one of Palo Alto's latest burglary targets last month...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Aug 18, 2012 at 3:37 pm | 42 comments | 18394 Views


City looks to downsize massive Page Mill Road proposal

An expansive plan to build two office buildings, an apartment complex and a highly coveted public-safety building near California...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Mary, on Sep 19, 2012 at 11:43 pm | 42 comments | 7111 Views


Edgewood Plaza rebirth could be delayed

It took years of neighborhood meetings, litigation, zoning hearings and squabbles over the meaning of "historical" before...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 4, 2013 at 8:54 pm | 42 comments | 4197 Views


Stanford Cat Network co-founder's home burns, 100 cats perish

The president of Stanford Cat Network narrowly escaped a house fire that gutted her home and killed nearly 100 cats in the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Aug 21, 2013 at 10:04 am | 42 comments | 28900 Views


Palo Alto caps office development

Palo Alto on Monday night took its most aggressive and polarizing step yet toward curbing the rapid pace of growth when it...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Sep 24, 2015 at 5:03 pm | 42 comments | 10551 Views


Palo Alto eyes higher speed limits at busy roadways

Can higher speed limits slow down drivers on some of Palo Alto's busiest arteries? The idea may sound counterintuitive, if...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Nov 22, 2016 at 6:22 pm | 42 comments | 8879 Views


Mortgage crisis hits even affluent Palo Altans


Original post made on Aug. 10, 2007
Last comment by R Wray, on Aug 17, 2007 at 9:03 am | 41 comments | 7543 Views


College counselors hurtful, Gunn grads say


Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Joana Mandoli, on Jul 24, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 41 comments | 6704 Views


The battle for better libraries


Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by anti-pam, on Oct 21, 2008 at 9:38 am | 41 comments | 2957 Views


Does Town Square REALLY Need More Rules??

Steve Levy recently a new thread asserting the desirability of "New Rules for Town Square". Levy wants more censoring of...

Original post made by Anna on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by rick, on Jun 17, 2009 at 7:52 am | 41 comments | 3388 Views


Judge issues split ruling on high-speed rail

A Sacramento judge ruled Wednesday that the state agency charged with building a high-speed rail line from San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by CC, on Dec 4, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 41 comments | 3468 Views


Council kicks back Downtown Library plan

A divided Palo Alto City Council early Tuesday voted to send back key elements of the redesigned Downtown Library for "further...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by larger collection, on Sep 18, 2009 at 1:03 pm | 41 comments | 3034 Views


'Widow maker' tree limb nearly hits resident

A large tree limb from an aged eucalyptus tree nearly struck a Crescent Park resident and has sparked a debate about the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Widow Maker Defined, on Mar 10, 2010 at 8:35 pm | 41 comments | 11208 Views


Report spreads blame for Cal Ave tree debacle

A confidential personnel report cites multiple errors by several city staff members for a failure in public outreach in the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:27 am | 41 comments | 6761 Views


Police handling of Schipsi murder challenged

Palo Alto police forgot to call the Santa Clara County Coroner's Office and delayed examination of murder victim Jennifer...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by being objective, on Jan 6, 2011 at 9:30 am | 41 comments | 2895 Views


Work set to begin at busy El Camino intersection

One of Palo Alto's busiest and most dangerous intersections will soon be equipped with larger sidewalks, new signs and bulbouts...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Louise, on Feb 24, 2011 at 12:24 am | 41 comments | 3979 Views


Caltrain slows train at Charleston crossing

Caltrain has ordered a dramatic slowdown of its trains going through the Charleston Road crossing in Palo Alto while the...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by machine, on May 11, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 41 comments | 3911 Views


Young man killed on train tracks in Palo Alto

A 23-year-old man was struck and killed by a train at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday (July 7) near the Churchill Avenue crossing...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 10, 2011 at 11:37 am | 41 comments | 4004 Views


Planners urge extension of Arastradero Road trial

Depending on who is talking, Palo Alto's lane-reduction experiment at Arastradero Road is either making the busy segment...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Directly Impacted, on Aug 3, 2011 at 10:03 am | 41 comments | 3794 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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