Palo Alto settles suit over affordable housing
After five years of litigation, Palo Alto officials on Monday reached an agreement with a developer who challenged a city... Last comment 2 hours ago | 11 comments
Construction firm threatens to take Palo Alto school district to trial
While Palo Alto High School students were finally able to make full use of a new classroom building and just-completed Media... Last comment 5 hours ago | 20 comments
What is wrong with the USPS in Palo Alto?
Today, I was waiting for a package from Amazon that would be delivered through the USPS. I was given a tracking number and... Last comment 2 hours ago | 71 comments
Unfriendly skies: Residents, city officials gear up to fight increased airplane noise
At a gathering in the Holbrook-Palmer Park Pavilion in Atherton last month, as a resident began to speak about the incessant... Last comment 3 hours ago | 145 comments
Thinking About College
by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick
Standardized Test Prep: When to Start and Whom to Hire?
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 comments
"Palo Alto Street"
Frozen moment on the University Avenue, downtown Palo Alto. Submitted by Paul Gralen on Mar 18, 2013
VA tree-clearing taking place near Bol Park in Palo Alto
Joggers, cyclists and residents in the Barron Park neighborhood are concerned about a tree-clearing project that has removed 400 feet of trees and shrubs near the Bol Park bicycle path. Thursday, 9:57 AM | 4 comments
Stanford students join in national sexual-assault protest
An almost funeral-like procession of about 100 somber Stanford University students marched from White Plaza to the Main Quad in complete silence Wednesday afternoon, carrying dorm mattresses above their heads in symbolic solidarity with survivors of sexual violence. Thursday, 9:13 AM | 1 comments
Stanford doctor in voluntary quarantine
A Stanford physician who recently returned from Liberia has voluntarily gone into quarantine, and the university has announced precautions barring faculty, students and medical professionals who have traveled to areas affected by the Ebola virus from campus for 21 days after they return home. Thursday, 10:02 AM | 2 comments
Businesses to drive city's new traffic-fighting nonprofit
As Palo Alto prepares to launch new shuttles, impose downtown parking restrictions and offer other incentives for commuters to ditch their cars, officials are also planting the seeds for a new nonprofit organization that will ultimately oversee these efforts. Wednesday, 11:00 PM | 11 comments
Stanford apologizes to voters for 'election guide'
Stanford University is investigating an independent academic research study conducted by Stanford and Dartmouth College political science professors who sent official-looking informational mailers to 100,000 Montana voters just weeks before Election Day. Wednesday, 9:09 AM | 6 comments
State launches crackdown on underage drinking
California's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is ramping up its statewide efforts to reduce the number of minors injured or killed in crashes or incidents involving alcohol this Halloween. Wednesday, 8:26 AM | 1 comments
East Palo Alto: Two men injured in shooting, no arrests made
Two men were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto this evening, a police sergeant said. Tuesday, 8:29 PM
Our election endorsements
Read the recommendations of the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online for the November 4, 2014 election. Saturday, 5:02 PM
The Future of our Parks: Public Workshops this Week
By Cathy Kirkman | 0 comments | 571 views