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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sale of Palo Alto post office prompts nostalgia, uncertainty

When Palo Alto's downtown post office opened in 1932 on Hamilton Avenue, it was like no other post office in the nation....

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Mrs Mercury, on Dec 27, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 16 comments | 6429 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford, Toyota launch artificial-intelligence research center

Toyota Motor Corporation announced Friday that it will be investing approximately $50 million over the next five years to...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 6, 2015 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 6428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto committee analyzes school enrollment data to identify issues, solutions

The school district's new enrollment management committee took a deep data dive on Monday night in order to better guide...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by OPar, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:23 pm | 45 comments | 6428 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Big turnout for 'environmental action' group

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Original post made on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by julie, on Mar 10, 2008 at 10:20 am | 42 comments | 6427 Views

RESTAURANTS

Who's coming to dinner?

According to downtown restaurant owners and managers, business has slipped dramatically in the past year, sparking concern...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by MXY, on Dec 22, 2008 at 1:35 pm | 9 comments | 6427 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Believe me, sooner or later the Mitchell Park library will open

Believe me, sooner or later the Mitchell Park library will open Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18492...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by The Obvious, on Mar 4, 2013 at 10:24 am | 14 comments | 6426 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Mysterious Death of Pat Tillman

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Original post made by Albert on Apr. 30, 2007
Last comment by Draw the Line, on May 7, 2007 at 3:20 pm | 58 comments | 6426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mod costumes help move Oscar Wilde play into swinging '60s

TheatreWorks artistic director Robert Kelley huddles with designers in the costume shop, peering at purple swatches of wool...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2013
Last comment by Oscar fan, on Mar 30, 2013 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 6426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford University to begin search for new president

A 19-member committee will begin next month to search for a successor to Stanford University President John Hennessy, who...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, on Aug 12, 2015 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 6426 Views

RESTAURANTS

Midtown's 'Creme de Cafe' coffee shop closes

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Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by sima, on Sep 12, 2009 at 12:47 am | 64 comments | 6426 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Body of local man recovered from Clear Lake

Authorities have recovered the body of a Palo Alto man who had reportedly fallen into the lake at Clear Lake State Park Marina...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 29, 2016 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 6425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castilleja proposes enrollment-growth plan

Just over two years since the City of Palo Alto penalized Castilleja School for exceeding its enrollment cap, the school...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Sounds terrible, on Feb 1, 2017 at 1:41 pm | 54 comments | 6425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Key issues will drive policy through the seasons of 2014

The year will certainly be filled with surprises. Given how much unfinished business the council is carrying over from 2013...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Resident 1, on Jan 13, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 8 comments | 6424 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google's back in Palo Alto

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Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Jul 14, 2007 at 11:42 pm | 12 comments | 6423 Views

SPORTS

Paly takes blame for girls' lacrosse forfeits

Members of the Palo Alto girls' lacrosse team should have been feeling good as they walked off their field on Friday night...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
Last comment by sam the man, on May 8, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 48 comments | 6423 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Committee outlines potential plane-noise recommendations

A multi-city and county committee tasked with finding ways to reduce overhead noise from airplanes going to and from San...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by Bill , on Nov 16, 2016 at 11:41 am | 51 comments | 6423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A great Black and White Ball!

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Original post made by Grateful on Oct. 8, 2006
Last comment by NotCurious, on Oct 21, 2006 at 9:12 am | 7 comments | 6422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan for 'gateway' building in downtown Palo Alto moves ahead

Palo Alto's latest downtown project seeks to accomplish two things: blend seamlessly into the bustling, tech-savvy environment...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by YIMBY, on Apr 1, 2011 at 9:25 am | 42 comments | 6422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police officers defer $800,000 in raises

In a move that will save Palo Alto about $800,000 during bleak financial times, the city's police union has voted to defer...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Not important, on Dec 10, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 84 comments | 6421 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paying For Potholes

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Original post made by Carol Gilbert on May. 31, 2006
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 8:44 pm | 4 comments | 6420 Views
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